DIW Berlin: Topic Labor and Employment

Topic Labor and Employment

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Making a nation-wide randomized field experiment: Lessons from the Finnish basic income trial

The original goal of the Finnish experiment of 2017 and 2018 was to try to get some evidence on how a new social policy instrument mimicking a basic income would work and what kind of behavioral consequences it would have. The realized experiment was ...

28.01.2020| Jürgen Schupp
Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

A firm-side perspective on parental leave

A large literature documents effects of parental leave on mothers' labour market outcomes, yet we know very little about the effects on their  firms and co-workers. We use unique administrative data that covers the universe of employees ...

08.01.2020| Mathias Huebener
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Parental Leave Policies and Socio-Economic Gaps in Child Development: Evidence from a Substantial Benefit Reform Using Administrative Data

This paper examines the effects of substantial changes in paid parental leave on child development and socio-economic development gaps. We analyse a German reform that replaced a means-tested with an earnings-related benefit scheme. Higher-income ...

In: Labour Economics 61 (2020), im Ersch. 101754 | Mathias Hübener, Daniel Kuehnle, C. Katharina Spieß
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Closing Routes to Retirement for Women: How Do They Respond?

We study the employment effects of a large increase in the early retirement age (ERA) of women. Raising the ERA has the potential to extend contribution periods and to reduce the number of pensioners at the same time. However, workers may not be able

In: Journal of Human Resources (2020), im Ersch. [online first: 2019-04-10] | Johannes Geyer, Clara Welteke
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Labor Supply and Fiscal Effects of Partial Retirement - the Role of Entry Age and the Timing of Pension Benefits

In recent years policy-makers are incentivizing later retirement entry by enabling flexible transitions into retirement through partial retirement. However, empirical evidence shows that the labor supply and related fiscal effects of more flexibility

In: The Journal of the Economics of Ageing (2020), im Ersch. [online first: 2019-01-14] | Peter Haan, Songül Tolan
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The Rising Longevity Gap by Lifetime Earnings: Distributional Implications for the Pension System

This study uses German social security records to provide novel evidence on cohort trends of the heterogeneity in life expectancy by lifetime earnings and, additionally, documents the distributional implications of this earnings-related heterogeneity

In: The Journal of the Economics of Ageing (2020), im Ersch. [online first: 2019-05-16] | Peter Haan, Daniel Kemptner, Holger Lüthen
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Does Subsidized Care for Toddlers Increase Maternal Labor Supply?

Expanding public or publicly subsidized childcare has been a top social policy priority in many industrialized countries. It is supposed to increase fertility, promote children’s development and enhance mothers’ labor market attachment. In this paper

In: Labour Economics 62 (2020), 1017763, 18 S. | Kai-Uwe Müller, Katharina Wrohlich
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Tied and Troubled: Revisiting Tied Migration and Subsequent Employment

ObjectiveThis article looks at couples' migration decision making processes and their gender‐specific employment consequences after migration to Germany.BackgroundInternational migration has evolved into a common experience for couples around the ...

In: Journal of Marriage and Family (2020), im Ersch. [online first: 2019-11-06] | Magdalena Krieger
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Early Education and Care Quality: Does It Matter for Maternal Working Hours?

This study investigates whether mothers whose children enter early childhood education and care (ECEC) centers of higher quality are more likely to work longer hours. The empirical analysis links the Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) Study with the K2iD ..

In: Social Science Research (2020), im Ersch. [online first: 2019-10-18] | Juliane F. Stahl, Pia S. Schober
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The Impact of the German Minimum Wage on Individual Wages and Monthly Earnings

This paper evaluates the short-run impact of the introduction of a statutory minimum wage in Germany on the hourly wages and monthly earnings of workers targeted by the reform. We first provide detailed descriptive evidence of changes to the wage ...

In: Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik (2020), im Ersch. [online first: 2019-06-19] | Patrick Burauel, Marco Caliendo, Markus M. Grabka, Cosima Obst, Malte Preuss, Carsten Schröder, Cortnie Shupe
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