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Erratum to: Germany—No Country for Old Workers?

Journal for Labour Market ResearchZeitschrift für ArbeitsmarktForschung201245:97

DOI: 10.1007/s12651-011-0097-z

Published: 13 January 2012

The original article was published in Zeitschrift für ArbeitsmarktForschung 2011 44:92

Erratum to: ZAF (2011) 44:363–376

doi: 10.1007/s12651-011-0092-4

In the original publication some values in Table 1 on p. 368 and in Table 3 on p. 373 have been given incorrectly. Allpercent-values are replaced by meaningless fractions. This mistake happened during the production process of the article and sadly remained unnoticed.
Table 1

Employment rate of older workers by levels of qualification in 2007—percentages of gainfully employed persons as part of the corresponding population

Qualification level

Employment rates

Aged 50 to 54

Aged 55 to 59

Aged 60 to 64

Aged 30 to 49

Unskilled

63.4

57.5

34.7

64.4

Apprenticeship

82.3

74.3

43.2

85.6

Technical college degree

91.3

84.5

55.4

92.9

University degree

92.3

88.8

67.5

90.3

Total

81.6

74.3

46.4

83.5

Source: IAB, Research Unit A2

Table 3

Participation of the elderly in labor market programs 2007–2010

 

2007*

2008*

2009*

2010*

Total

(%)

Total

(%)

Total

(%)

Total

(%)

Training schemes

27.283

12.9

32.185

12.5

25.906

11.2

23.191

10.3

Wage subsidies (Eingliederungszuschuss)

38.386

38.9

54.901

43.3

50.751

42.6

51.451

48.2

In-work benefits (Entgeltsicherung)

10.069

100.0

13.409

100.0

14.267

100.0

19.918

100.0

Job creation schemes

92.259

29.9

96.604

30.0

85.215

30.1

93.007

32.3

Total unemployed

874.573

25.7

843.710

27.2

901.952

27.5

921.891

30.6

*Data for December of each year

Source: Statistics of the Federal Employment Agency, own calculations

The corrected tables are given below.

The publisher apologises for this mistake.

Notes

Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung

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