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DIW Weekly Report 42 / 2019

Volunteering on the Rise: Generation of 1968 More Active Even in Retirement

According to representative survey results of the Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP), volunteer rates have been continually rising in Germany over the past 30 years. Contributing factors include young adults’ growing willingness to volunteer as well as an .

2019| Luise Burkhardt, Jürgen Schupp
Externe referierte Aufsätze

The Causal Effects of the Minimum Wage Introduction in Germany: An Overview

In 2015, Germany introduced a statutory hourly minimum wage that was not only universally binding but also set at a relatively high level. We discuss the short‐run effects of this new minimum wage on a wide set of socioeconomic outcomes, such as ...

In: German Economic Review 20 (2019), 3, S. 257-292 | Marco Caliendo, Carsten Schröder, Linda Wittbrodt
Monographien

Essays in Labor and Demographic Economics

Labor market and demographic developments are highly interrelated. This dissertation analyzes important intersections between the two. Its four chapters are based on large, mostly administrative micro data. The first three chapters apply innovative .

Berlin: FU Berlin, 2019, 190 S. | Julia Schmieder
SOEPpapers 1018 / 2018

The Causal Effects of the Minimum Wage Introduction in Germany: An Overview

In 2015, Germany introduced a statutory hourly minimum wage that was not only universally binding but also set at a relatively high level. We discuss the short-run effects of this new minimum wage on a wide set of socio-economic outcomes, such as ...

2018| Marco Caliendo, Carsten Schröder, Linda Wittbrodt
Diskussionspapiere 1791 / 2019

The Part-Time Wage Gap across the Wage Distribution

Part-time work has vastly expanded in most OECD labor markets during the last decades. At the same time, full- and part-time wages have grown increasingly apart, leading to a substantial raw part-time wage penalty. Using quantile regression methods,

2019| Patricia Gallego Granados
Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

Reallocation and the Minimum Wage - Evidence from Germany

BAMS is a joint seminar by the DIW Berlin, the Hertie School of Governance, the HU Berlin and the WZB.

18.02.2019| Attila Lindner
SOEPpapers 1049 / 2019

Labor Market Closure and the Stalling of the Gender Pay Gap

The gender pay gap (GPG) remains a persistent phenomenon in contemporary labor markets. Despite a vast body of research examining its causes, as of today, unequal labor market power resources between men and women have remained an underappreciated ..

2019| Lara Minkus
Seminar Series on Research in Development Economics

From workers to capitalists in less than two generations: A study of Chinese urban elite transformation between 1988 and 2013

Economic and social transformation of China during the past 40 years is without precedent in human history. While the economic transformation was extensively studied, social transformation was not. In this paper, we use for the first time harmonized ...

18.11.2019| Li Yang, Paris School of Economics
SOEPpapers 1058 / 2019

Occupational Mobility in Europe: Extent, Determinants, and Consequences

We examine occupational mobility and its link to wage mobility across a large number of EU countries using worker-level micro data. In doing so, we document the extent, the individual-level determinants and the consequences of occupational mobility .

2019| Ronald Bachmann, Peggy Bechara, Christina Vonnahme
Diskussionspapiere 1827 / 2019

The Role of Labor Demand in the Labor Market Effects of a Pension Reform

This paper shows that labor demand plays an important role in the labor market reactions of older women affected by pension deductions for early retirement. Based on a large representative sample of the German workforce (SIAB), we calculate the ...

2019| Johannes Geyer, Peter Haan, Svenja Lorenz, Mona Pfister, Thomas Zwick
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