DIW Berlin: Topic Productivity

Topic Productivity

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An Investment in the Future: Institutional Aspects of Credential Recognition of Refugees in Germany

Adding to the rich literature on the economic integration of refugees, this article extends the scope towards the role of institutions by focusing on the transfer of human capital by means of credential recognition. The 2012 Federal Act of ...

In: Journal of Refugee Studies (2020), im Ersch. [online first: 2019-11-15] | Jannes Jacobsen

Workshop on Development Economics: "Firms and Productivity"

This workshop brings together high profile junior researchers from leading universities in Europe and the US, who present recent work on the nexus of firms and productivity in developing economies. The workshop is jointly organized by researchers ...

Berlin Lunchtime Meeting

Investment, technological change and skills: Germany and the EU

Growing downside risks to the economic outlook, together with well-known structural weaknesses, make still more pressing the need for strong reflection on European policy priorities. How can we improve productivity and competitiveness in the EU and ...

Seminar Series on Research in Development Economics

Farmers to Entrepreneurs

10.01.2019| Salvatore di Falco, Université de Genève
DIW Weekly Report 43 / 2019

Productivity: Urban-Rural Differences Affect Productivity More Than East-West Differences

Following reunification, productivity in eastern Germany grew rapidly. A strong industrial sector is key to a thriving German economy. However, the narrowing of the industrial productivity gap between eastern and western Germany has come to a ...

2019| Heike Belitz, Martin Gornig, Alexander Schiersch
DIW Weekly Report 33 / 2019

Productivity Growth in Decline despite Increasing Workforce Qualifications

After developing at an increasingly slower pace over the decades, labor productivity in Germany has recently stagnated. This is in contrast to the development of the workforce’s qualifications, which have been growing steadily due to rapid ...

2019| Karl Brenke
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Life Expectancy and Parental Education

This study analyses the relationship between life expectancy and parental education. Based on data from the German Socio-Economic Panel Study and survival analysis models, we show that maternal education is related to children's life expectancy – ...

In: Social Science & Medicine 232 (2019), S. 351-365 | Mathias Huebener
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Changes in Occupational Tasks and Their Association with Individual Wages and Occupational Mobility

This study provides novel evidence on the relevance of task content changes between and within occupations to wage dynamics of occupational changers and stayers. I use individual‐level, cross‐sectional data featuring tasks performed on the job to ...

In: German Economic Review 20 (2019), 4, S. 295-328 | Alexandra Fedorets
Diskussionspapiere 1836 / 2019

Merger Policy in Digital Markets: An Ex-Post Assessment

This paper presents a broad retrospective evaluation of mergers and merger decisions in the digital sector. We first discuss the most crucial features of digital markets such as network effects, multi-sidedness, big data, and rapid innovation that ..

2019| Elena Argentesi, Paolo Buccirossi, Emilio Calvano, Tomaso Duso, Alessia Marrazzo, Salvatore Nava

Knowledge-Based Capital and Firm Productivity

Berlin: TU Berlin, 2019, 132, XXVI S. | Marie Le Mouel
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