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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 (University College London)
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
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The End of Cheap Labor: Are Foreign Investors Leaving China?

China's government has been promoting the shift toward a consumption-based economy in the past few years to arrive at a path of sustainable and socially inclusive growth. In this context, the explicit goal to significantly raise the percentage ...

In: Asian Economic Papers 17 (2018) 2, S. 94-107 | Julian Donaubauer, Christian Dreger
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Occupational Segregation and the (Mis)allocation of Talent

In this paper, I study how occupational segregation affects the allocation of talent in a competitive labour market. I propose a model of occupational choice in which heterogeneous workers must rely on their social contacts to acquire job‐vacancy ...

In: The Scandinavian Journal of Economics 120 (2018), 1, S. 242-267 | David Pothier

Job Displacement, Family Dynamics and Spousal Labor Supply

We study interdependencies in spousal labor supply and the effectiveness of intrahousehold insurance in a sample of married couples, where the husband loses his job due to a mass layoff or plant closure using data from the Austrian Social Security ..

Bonn: IZA, 2018, 56 S.
(Discussion Paper Series / Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ; 11752)
| Martin Halla, Julia Schmieder, Andrea Weber
SOEPpapers 949 / 2017

Economic Aspects of Subjective Attitudes towards the Minimum Wage Reform

Despite some skepticism among experts about the effects of a minimum wage, there is remarkably widespread public support for such policies. Using representative survey data from 2015 and 2016, we investigate the subjective attitudes driving public ..

2017| Alexandra Fedorets, Carsten Schröder
Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

The Impact of the First Professional Police Forces on Crime

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

10.12.2018| Randi Hjalmarsson (University of Gothenborg)
Diskussionspapiere 1725 / 2018

Job Search with Subjective Wage Expectations

This paper analyzes how subjective expectations about wage opportunities influence the job search decision. We match data on subjective wage expectations with administrative employment records. The data reveal that unemployed individuals over ...

2018| Sascha Drahs, Luke Haywood, Amelie Schiprowski
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