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Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung 1 / 2001

Gender Effects As Macro-Level Effects: Germany and the United States 1991-1997

My research examines within-nation differences as well as cross-national differences in socially stratified outcomes, specifically the distribution of household incomes. I build on the considerable empirical evidence suggesting that group memberships are important factors in shaping one' s life course and in determining the level of social inequality. I examine seven years of longitudinal data from ...

2001| Lisa M. Amoroso
Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung 1 / 2001

Does Part-Time and Intermittent Work during Early Motherhood Lead to Regular Work Later? A comparison of Labor Behavior of Mothers with Young Children in Germany, Britain, The Netherlands and Sweden

We use data from Great Britain, Germany, the Netherlands and Sweden to examine whether part-time and intermittent work during early motherhood leads to regular full-time work later. We find that in Sweden, by the time the first child is four years old 80 percent of mothers are working full-time if 25 hours is counted as full-time work, but only 30 percent if a 35-hour threshold is used. This finding ...

2001| Siv S. Gustafsson, Eiko Kenjoh, Cécile Wetzels
Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung 1 / 2001

Pathways into Self-Employment in the United States and Germany

Using longitudinal data from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics and the German Socio-Economic Panel, this research compares pathways into self-employment among men and women in the United States and Western Germany. Academic and vocational credentials are more important for stabilizing self-employment in the United States than in Germany, where the lack of credentials is a significant deterrent to ...

2001| Patricia A. McManus
Monographien

More, Less, or All the Same? The Difference Midlife Caregiving Makes for Women's Adjustments of Work Hours

Colchester [u.a.]: EPAG, 2001, 38 S.
(EPAG Working Papers ; 25)
| C. Katharina Spieß, A. Ulrike Schneider
Economic Bulletin 11 / 2001

Employment Behaviour among Women in Germany: Differences between East and West Persist

2001| Elke Holst, Jürgen Schupp
Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung 1 / 2001

The Duration of Marginal Employment in West Germany: A Survival Analysis Based on Spell Data

We use data from the German Socio-Economic Panel from 1984 to 1995 to analyze longitudinal aspects of marginal employment (geringfügige Beschäftigung) in West Germany. After discussing problems of identifying marginal employment spells, we document that marginal employment spell vary considerably in the German labor market. Spell duration in our data ranges from one month to 12 years or more. Marginal ...

2001| Jürgen Kolb, Axel Werwatz
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Education, Employment, and Gender Inequality amongst Couples: A Comparative Analysis of Britain and Germany

It is well understood that children benefit educationally the greater the education of their parents. However, transfers of the benefits of human capital within the home occur between partners too. The more educated an individual the more able he or she is to provide a partner with effective career support. Individuals will on average earn more the higher the education of their partner. This reciprocal ...

In: European Sociological Review 16 (2000), 4, S. 349-365 | Malcolm Brynin, Jürgen Schupp
Economic Bulletin 9 / 2000

Hidden Labour Force in Germany

2000| Elke Holst, Jürgen Schupp
Monographien

Education, Employment and Gender Inequality in the Family: A Comparative Analysis of the British and German Household Panel Data

Colchester [u.a.]: EPAG, 2000, 20 S.
(EPAG Working Papers ; 2)
| Malcolm Brynin, Jürgen Schupp
Diskussionspapiere 191 / 1999

The Availability of Child Care and Mothers' Employment in West Germany

There is a vast empirical literature investigating the effects of child care costs on female employment. Day care costs are usually treated as a reduction in female wages, which is supposed to negatively affect a woman's propensity to participate in the labor market. In this paper, we argue that due to peculiarities of the German day care regime, an analysis of the effects of child care on mothers' ...

1999| Michaela Kreyenfeld, Karsten Hank
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