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Diskussionspapiere 711 / 2007

The Gender Gap Reloaded: Are School Characteristics Linked to Labor Market Performance?

This study examines the wage gender gap of young adults in the 1970s, 1980s, and 2000 in the US. Using quantile regression we estimate the gender gap across the entire wage distribution. We also study the importance of high school characteristics in

2007| Spyros Konstantopoulos, Amelie Constant
Monographien

Women in Management, Academia, and Other Professions: Stagnation or Progress?

München [u.a.]: Hampp, 2006, 213 S.
(Management Revue : The International Review of Management Studies / Special Issue ; Vol. 17, Iss. 2, 2006)
| Marianne A. Ferber, Elke Holst, Wenzel Matiaske (Eds.)
Externe referierte Aufsätze

Women in Managerial Positions in Europe: Focus on Germany

In: Management Revue 17 (2006), 2, S. 122-142 | Elke Holst
SOEPpapers 301 / 2010

Machen Kinder doch glücklich?

In der ökonomischen Zufriedenheitsforschung wird ein negativer Effekt von Kindern auf die elterliche Zufriedenheit ermittelt. Dazu werden oftmals Probitmodelle geschätzt. In diesem Papier wird nun ein fixed effects Modell benutzt. Mittels Daten des

2010| Stephan Humpert
SOEPpapers 293 / 2010

Changes in the Gender Wage Gap in Germany during a Period of Rising Wage Inequality 1999-2006: Was it Discrimination in the Returns to Human Capital?

In this article I analyze the changes in the gender wage gap in the western region, eastern region and in reunified Germany during the period 1999 - 2006. I use data from the German Socio-Economic Panel and implement two alternative decomposition ...

2010| Usamah Fayez Al-Farhan
Monographien

Can Child Care Policy Encourage Employment and Fertility? Evidence from a Structural Model

Bonn: IZA, 2009, 30 S.
(Discussion Paper Series / Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ; 4503)
| Peter Haan, Katharina Wrohlich
SOEPpapers 226 / 2009

Marital Risk, Family Insurance, and Public Policy

The present paper aims to quantify the growth and welfare consequences of changing family structures in western societies. For this reason we develop a dynamic general equilibrium model with both genders which takes into account changes of the ...

2009| Hans Fehr, Manuel Kallweit, Fabian Kindermann
SOEPpapers 393 / 2011

Does Unemployment Hurt Less if There Is More of It Around? A Panel Analysis of Life Satisfaction in Germany and Switzerland

This paper examines the existence of a habituation effect to unemployment: Do the unemployed suffer less from job loss if unemployment is more widespread, if their own unemployment lasts longer and if unemployment is a recurrent experience? The ...

2011| Daniel Oesch, Oliver Lipps
SOEPpapers 394 / 2011

Continuous Training, Job Satisfaction and Gender: An Empirical Analysis Using German Panel Data

Using data from the German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP), this paper analyzes the relationship between training and job satisfaction focusing in particular on gender differences. Controlling for a variety of socio-demographic, job and firm ...

2011| Claudia Burgard, Katja Görlitz
SOEPpapers 82 / 2008

Does Marriage Pay More than Cohabitation? Selection and Specialization Effects on Male Wages in Germany

Empirical research has unambiguously shown that married men receive higher wages than unmarried, whereas a wage premium for cohabiters is not as evident yet. Our paper exploits the observed difference between the marital and the cohabiting wage ...

2008| Katherin Barg, Miriam Beblo
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