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The EU Gender Earnings Gap: Job Segregation and Working Time as Driving Factors

13.09.2016 | HWWI Research Paper 176, Hamburg | von Christina Boll, Anja Rossen, André Wolf

This paper estimates size and impact factors of the gender pay gap in Europe. We find that about one third of the gap can be traced back to the role of the explanatory factors included in our analysis. The sectoral segregation of genders is identified as the most important barrier to gender pay equality in European countries.

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Arbeit, Gender

Potential Effects of a Statutory Minimum Wage on the Gender Pay Gap - A Simulation-Based Study for Germany

25.06.2015 | HWWI Research Paper 163, Hamburg | von Christina Boll, Hendrik Hüning, Julian Sebastian Leppin, Johannes Puckelwald

In a simulation-based study with data from the German Socio-Economic Panel Study (SOEP), we analyze the effects of the newly introduced statutory minimum wage of 8.50 Euro per working hour in Germany on the gender wage gap. In our first scenario where we abstain from employment effects, the pay differential is reduced by 2.5 percentage Points from 19.6 % to 17.1 %, due...

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Arbeit, Gender

Potential Effects of a Statutory Minimum Wage on the Gender Pay Gap – A Simulation-Based Study for Germany

16.06.2015 | Diskussionsbeiträge | von Christina Boll, Hendrik Hüning, Julian Sebastian Leppin, Johannes Puckelwald

In a simulation-based study with data from the German Socio-Economic Panel Study (SOEP), we analyze the effects of the newly introduced statutory minimum wage of 8.50 Euro per working hour in Germany on the gender wage gap. In our first scenario where we abstain from employment effects, the pay differential is reduced by 2.5 percentage points from 19.6 % to 17.1 %,...

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Gender, Bildung

It's not all about parents' education, it also matters what they do. Parents' employment and children's school success in Germany

26.02.2015 | HWWI Research Paper 162, Hamburg | von Christina Boll, Malte Hoffmann

In this paper, we use GSOEP data to explore whether parents’ employment has an extra effect on the school achievement of their children, beyond the well-established effects of education, income and demography. First, we test whether the source of income or parents’ unemployment determine children’s school achievements. Second, we analyze the effect of job prestige and...

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Arbeit, Demografie, Gender, Konjunktur, Weltwirtschaft

Erwerbstätigkeit und Einkommen von Frauen im europäischen Vergleich - stilisierte Fakten und politische Implikationen

26.11.2014 | Beiträge in Fachzeitschriften | von Christina Boll

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Demografie, Gender

Ökonomische Analysen des Paarverhaltens aus der Lebensverlaufsperspektive und politische Implikationen

04.06.2014 | Beiträge in referierten Zeitschriften | von Miriam Beblo, Christina Boll

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