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SOEPpapers 319 / 2010

Worker Reallocation across Occupations in Western Germany

This paper analyzes the determinants of annual worker reallocation across disaggregated occupations in western Germany for the period 1985-2003. Employing data from the German Socio-Economic Panel, the pattern of average occupational mobility is documented. Worker reallocation is found to be strongly procyclical. Its determinants at the individual level are then investigated while controlling for unobserved ...

2010| Aysen Isaoglu
Diskussionspapiere 954 / 2009

The Impact of International Migration and Remittances on the Labor-Supply Behavior of Those Left behind: Evidence from Egypt

We analyze in this paper the impact of male-dominated migration and remittance income on the participation and hours worked decisions of adults left behind, including the hours spent by women in subsistence and domestic work. We differentiate between a 'pure' migration ("M") effect and the joint effect of migration and remittance income ("MR") and evaluate these effects for men and women separately. ...

2009| Christine Binzel, Ragui Assaad
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Work and Money: Payoffs by Ethnic Identity and Gender

In: Amelie F. Constant, Konstantinos Tatsiramos, Klaus F. Zimmermann (Eds.) , Ethnicity and Labor Market Outcomes
Bradford : Emerald
S. 3-30
Research in Labor Economics ; 29
| Amelie Constant, Klaus F. Zimmermann
Weekly Report 30 / 2009

Poor Marks for Germany's Isolationist Policy

The free movement of workers within the European Union does not place a burden on labor markets or social services. This is the conclusion of a recent study on the development and effects of east-to-west migration in the wake of EU enlargement in 2004 and 2007. In this light, Germany's restrictive immigration policy received poor marks. Recent measures-such as Germany's labor migration regulation law, ...

2009| Ulf Rinne, Klaus F. Zimmermann
Research Notes 32 / 2009

Goodbye Germany - und dann? Erste Ergebnisse einer Pilotstudie zur Befragung von Auswanderern aus Deutschland

Anders als bei der Analyse von Zuwanderung existieren bislang kaum wissenschaftlich verwertbare Daten über das Ausmaß und die Beweggründe von Auswanderungen aus Deutschland. Ferner gibt es nahezu keine Informationen über die Lebensbedingungen der Auswanderer nach Ankunft in ihrer neuen Heimat. Insofern verwundert es kaum, dass sich die deutsche Migrationsforschung derzeit hauptsächlich auf aggregierte ...

2009| Marcel Erlinghagen, Tim Stegmann
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What Makes an Entrepreneur and Does It Pay? Native Men, Turks, and Other Migrants in Germany

This paper focuses on the entrepreneurial endeavours of immigrants' and natives in Germany, concentrating on Turks, Germany's largest immigrant group and one under-studied in the literature. Self-employed Turks in Germany represent about 70 per cent of all Turkish entrepreneurs in the European Union. We use data from the German Socio-economic Panel to study patterns of self-employment. First, we identify ...

In: International Migration 45 (2007), 4, S. 71-100 | Amelie Constant, Yochanan Shachmurove, Klaus F. Zimmermann
Monographien

An Expert Stakeholder's View on European Integration Challenges

Bonn: IZA, 2010, 33 S.
(Discussion Paper Series / Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ; 5398)
| Amelie Constant, Martin Kahanec, Klaus F. Zimmermann
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Migration and Globalization

In: Building on Progress
Opladen ; Farmington Hills : Budrich UniPress
S. 689-701
| Martin Kahanec, Klaus F. Zimmermann
Monographien

Does Intermarriage Pay Off? A Panel Data Analysis

Bonn: IZA, 2010, 38 S.
(Discussion Paper Series / Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ; 5104)
| Olga Nottmeyer
Diskussionspapiere 1044 / 2010

Does Intermarriage Pay Off? A Panel Data Analysis

Taking advantage of the panel structure of the data, the impact of intermarriage on labor market productivity as measured by earnings is examined. Contrarily to previous studies which rely on instrumental variable techniques, selection issues are addressed within a fixed effects framework. The model accounts for short and long term effects as well as general differences between those who intermarry ...

2010| Olga Nottmeyer
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