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Diskussionspapiere 1157 / 2011

A Critique and Reframing of Personality in Labour Market Theory: Locus of Control and Labour Market Outcomes

This article critically examines the theoretical arguments that underlie the literature linking personality traits to economic outcomes and provides empirical evidence indicating that labour market outcomes influence personality outcomes. Based on data from the German Socio-Economic Panel, we investigated the extent to which gender differences occur in the processes by which highly positive and negative ...

2011| Eileen Trzcinski, Elke Holst
Berlin Lunchtime Meeting

The Gender Pay Gap in the US: Going, Going, ..., But Not Gone

Chair: Elke HolstIntroduction: Anne Busch Professor Blau will describe trends in the gender pay gap in the United States in an international perspective, particularly the important gains in recent decades. She will consider fundamental explanations for the gender pay gap and use these explanations to understand the trends. Among the questions that she will consider are: Has discrimination against...

12.09.2011| Prof. Francine D. Blau, Ph.D
Weitere Aufsätze

29 von 906: Weiterhin kaum Frauen in Top-Gremien großer Unternehmen: Fazit aus dem Wochenbericht DIW Berlin 3/2011

In: Mixed Leadership - Ziele und Erfolge 2011
S. 31-32
| Elke Holst
Externe referierte Aufsätze

Gender Differences in Subjective Well-Being in and out of Management Positions

This study used data from the German Socio-economic Panel to examine gender differences in the extent to which self-reported subjective well-being was associated with occupying a high-level managerial position in the labour market,compared with employment in non-leadership, non-high-level managerial positions, unemployment, and non-labour market participation. Our results indicated that a clear hierarchy ...

In: Social Indicators Research 107 (2012), 3, S. 449-463 | Eileen Trzcinski, Elke Holst
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Gender Differences in Entrepreneurial Choice and Risk Aversion: A Decomposition Based on a Microeconometric Model

Why are female entrepreneurs so rare? In Germany, women exhibit both a lower entry rate into and higher exit rate from self-employment. To explain this gender gap, this study estimates a structural microeconometric model of transition rates that includes a standard risk aversion parameter. Inputs into the model are the expected value and variance of earnings from self-employment and dependent employment, ...

In: Applied Economics 44 (2012), 14, S. 1795-1812 | Frank M. Fossen
Monographien

Gender Relations in Central and Eastern Europe - Change or Continuity?

Leverkusen: Budrich, 2010, S. 261-369
(Zeitschrift für Familienforschung ; 2010,3)
| Christian Schmitt, Heike Trappe (Eds.)
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Gender Relations in Central and Eastern Europe - Change or Continuity? Introduction to the Special Issue

Introduction to the Special Issue

In: Zeitschrift für Familienforschung 22 (2010), 3, S. 261-265 | Christian Schmitt, Heike Trappe
Weekly Report 4 / 2011

Twenty-Nine Women to 906 Men : Continuing Gender Inequality on the Boards of Germany's Top Companies

The executive boards1 of Germany's 200 largest companies are still almost all male. In 2010, women occupied only 3.2% of all board seats. This negligible percentage is even lower in the top 100 and DAX30 companies, which are only 2.2% female, despite a voluntary commitment dating back to 2001, in which companies promised to give more women access to senior positions. A similar, although less extreme ...

2011| Elke Holst, Julia Schimeta
Weekly Report 5 / 2011

A Squandered Opportunity: Even after the Financial Crisis, Top Positions in Large Financial Firms Still Largely Occupied by Men

Despite the recent financial crisis and widespread mergers in the banking industry, the German financial sector remains largely unchanged in one respect: the percentage of women on the corporate boards of Germany's banks and insurance companies was nearly as low in 2010 as in the pre-crisis years. As a result, German companies have left the potential for innovation that has been shown to accompany ...

2011| Elke Holst, Julia Schimeta
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Regionale Einflussfaktoren auf den "Gender Pay Gap" in Deutschland

In: Harald Hagemann, Gustav Horn, Hans-jürgen Krupp (Hrsg.) , Aus gesamtwirtschaftlicher Sicht
S. 539-573
Schriften der Keynes-Gesellschaft ; 1
| Anne Busch, Elke Holst
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