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Gender Wage Gap: mehr als eine Genderfrage

10.10.2016 | Beiträge in Fachzeitschriften | von Christina Boll

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The social pay gap across occupations: Survey and experimental evidence

25.04.2016 | HWWI Research Paper 174, Hamburg | von Elisabeth Bublitz, Tobias Regner

Although receiving equal wages for work of equal value is a legal right in many countries, it remains unknown to what degree the neglect of this principle yields differences in pay between social and other occupations. Results from our research suggest that individuals in social jobs are only partly compensated for their social effort.

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Overeducation - New Evidence for 25 European Countries

08.04.2016 | HWWI Research Paper 173, Hamburg | von Christina Boll, Julian Sebastian Leppin, Anja Rossen, André Wolf

This study investigates the incidence of overeducation among workers in the EU and its underlying factors. Our findings point to a considerable variation in the potential determinants of overeducation across countries as well as across skill levels. This variation is not restricted to job-related characteristics, but interestingly also concerns household variables. ...

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Familienökonomische Entscheidungen und makroökonomische Resultate

01.01.2016 | Beiträge in Fachzeitschriften | von Christina Boll

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Impact of Welfare Sanctions on Employment Entry and Exit from Labor Force

22.09.2015 | HWWI Research Paper 168 | von Katja Hillmann, Ingrid Hohenleitner

Similar to numerous other European countries, Germany’s unemployment policy went through a paradigm shift in 2005, towards activation policy by tightening their monitoring and sanction regime. With our study, we aim to provide causal evidence for whether an intended positive effect of benefit sanctions on employment entry of welfare recipients has been bought at the...

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Entrepreneurship, Human Capital, and Labor Demand: A Story of Signaling and Matching

31.07.2015 | HWWI Research Paper 166 | von Elisabeth Bublitz, Kristian Nielsen, Florian Noseleit, Bram Timmermans

The study proposes that entrepreneurs can benefit from their education as a signal...

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