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SOEPpapers 221 / 2009

Increased Opportunity to Move up the Economic Ladder? Earnings Mobility in EU: 1994-2001

Do EU citizens have an increased opportunity to improve their position in the distribution of earnings over time? This question is answered by exploring short and long-term wage mobility for males across 14 EU countries between 1994 and 2001 using ..

2009| Denisa Maria Sologon, Cathal O'Donoghue
SOEPpapers 210 / 2009

Does Relative Income Matter? Are the Critics Right?

Do other peoples' incomes reduce the happiness which people in advanced countries experience from any given income? And does this help to explain why in the U.S., Germany and some other advanced countries, happiness has been constant for many decades

2009| Richard Layard, Guy Mayraz, Stephen Nickell
SOEPpapers 196 / 2009

Unternehmensgründungen von Ausländern in Deutschland: Einkommenseffekte und Implikationen für die Gründungslehre

The paper uses data from the German Socio-Economic Panel Study (SOEP) to analyze start-ups by foreigners in Germany. The regression results are the following: First, foreigners in self-employment are found to earn more than foreigners in a regular ..

2009| Jörn Block, Philipp Sandner, Marcus Wagner, Marc Weiglein
SOEPpapers 201 / 2009

Glass Ceiling Effect and Earnings: The Gender Pay Gap in Managerial Positions in Germany

Although there are a variety of studies on the gender pay gap, only a few relate to managerial positions. The present study attempts to fill this gap. Managers in private companies in Germany are a highly selective group of women and men, who differ

2009| Elke Holst, Anne Busch

Immigration Policy in Integrated National Economies

Bonn: IZA, 2000, 26 S.
(Discussion Paper Series / Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ; 170)
| Thomas K. Bauer, Klaus F. Zimmermann
Diskussionspapiere 305 / 2002

European Mothers' Time with Children: Differences and Similarities across Nine Countries

We use data from the 1996 wave of the European Community Household Panel to present and compare the weekly number of hours mothers of children less than 16 years of age reported looking after children in nine European countries in 1996. In addition,

2002| Jutta M. Joesch, C. Katharina Spiess
Diskussionspapiere 311 / 2002

Accounting for Poverty Differences between the United States, Great Britain, and Germany

We propose a framework for comparing the relationship between poverty and personal characteristics across countries (or across years), and use it to compare levels and patterns of relative poverty in the USA, Great Britain and Germany during the 199

2002| Martin Biewen, Stephen P. Jenkins

European Mothers' Time Spent Looking after Children: Differences and Similarities across 9 Countries

Colchester [u.a.]: EPAG, 2002, 34 S.
(EPAG Working Papers ; 31)
| Jutta M. Joesch, C. Katharina Spieß
SOEPpapers 137 / 2008

Regional Measures of Human Capital in the European Union

The accumulation of the human capital stock plays a key role to explain the macroeconomic performance across regions. However, despite the strong theoretical support for this claim, empirical evidence has been not very convincing, probably because of

2008| Christian Dreger, Georg Erber, Daniela Glocker

Herausforderung Globalisierung: Konsequenzen für die Bildungs-, Steuer- und Arbeitsmarktpolitik

Marburg: Schüren, 2001, 144 S. | Harald Trabold, Stefan Bach, Fritz Franzmeyer, Siegfried Schultz, Dieter Schumacher, Christian Weise
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