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    This paper studies the contribution of different skill groups to the polarisation of the UK labour market. We show that the large increase in graduate numbers contributed to the substantial reallocation of emp...

    Authors: Andrea Salvatori

    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2018 52:8

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    We ask how employers contribute to unemployment scarring in the recruitment process in the German-speaking part of Switzerland. By drawing on recruitment theories, we aim to better understand how recruiters as...

    Authors: Lulu P. Shi, Christian Imdorf, Robin Samuel and Stefan Sacchi

    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2018 52:7

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  3. Content type: Original Article

    In this research we show that workers aged 30–44 were significantly more likely than those aged 45–59 to find a job a year after being unemployed. The main contribution is demonstrating empirically that since ...

    Authors: Hila Axelrad, Miki Malul and Israel Luski

    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2018 52:3

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    Labour market and education policy makers and researchers are increasingly focusing on the NEET indicator as a supplement to the youth unemployment rate. Analyses of factors influencing NEET have concentrated ...

    Authors: Johann Bacher, Christina Koblbauer, Heinz Leitgöb and Dennis Tamesberger

    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2017 51:4

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  5. Content type: Original article

    Labor market segmentation refers to a salient divide between secure and insecure jobs and is related to problems in important areas, including macro-economic efficiency, workers’ well-being and repercussions f...

    Authors: Werner Eichhorst, Paul Marx and Caroline Wehner

    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2017 51:3

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    We develop a new method for identifying married couples in administrative data. Using address and name data from the universe of employment records in Germany we find around 3.3 Mio. pairs of individuals who a...

    Authors: Deborah Goldschmidt, Wolfram Klosterhuber and Johannes F Schmieder

    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2017 50:218

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    Concurrently with a steady increase of the supply of college educated workers, recent evidence for the U.S. indicated a decline in the demand for and the real wages of this group after 2000. We investigate emp...

    Authors: Mario Reinhold and Stephan Thomsen

    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2017 50:227

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  8. Content type: OriginalPaper

    After childbirth, women often interrupt their careers. These interruptions are associated with negative consequences for later employment, which are greatly influenced by the duration of the interruption. We a...

    Authors: Ann-Christin Bächmann and Dörthe Gatermann

    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2017 50:226

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    Long-term labour market projections are a popular tool for assessing future skill needs and the possibility of skill shortages. It is often noted that reallocation processes in the German labour market are hin...

    Authors: Tobias Maier, Caroline Neuber-Pohl, Anke Mönnig, Gerd Zika and Michael Kalinowski

    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2017 50:220

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    The paper describes labor market developments for older workers in Germany in recent years. It provides a a summary of the main changes in labor market and pension policies in Germany which might have contribu...

    Authors: Viktor Steiner

    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2017 50:221

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    Recent papers in the economic literature emphasise that the use of temporary contracts (TE) could have a detrimental effect on productivity. However, there are different reasons to believe that the impact of T...

    Authors: Domenico Lisi and Miguel A. Malo

    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2017 50:222

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    This paper compares two estimation methods of occupational skills transferability, both theoretically and empirically. The first method is based on Shaw’s (1984) study, and the second one is based on Ormiston’...

    Authors: Kritkorn Nawakitphaitoon and Russell Ormiston

    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2016 49:216

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    Although industrialized nations have long provided public protection to working-age individuals with disabilities, the form has changed over time. The impetus for change has been multi-faceted: rapid growth in...

    Authors: Richard V. Burkhauser, Mary C. Daly and Nicolas R. Ziebarth

    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2016 49:215

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    This paper describes the survey of Skills, Technology, and Management Practices (STAMP), which emphasizes the use of behaviourally specific questions in order to improve the quality of job measures. Such measu...

    Authors: Michael J. Handel

    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2016 49:213

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    This article presents the Working Time Measurement Concept of the Institute for Employment Research, which determines the hours worked in Germany and their individual components. The Working Time Measurement C...

    Authors: Susanne Wanger, Roland Weigand and Ines Zapf

    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2016 49:206

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    The interest for household production has grown since the release of the new System of National Accounts in 2008. In this paper we analyse how accounting for own-use production may affect labour statistics. Tr...

    Authors: Andrea Brandolini and Eliana Viviano

    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2016 49:205

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    The aim of this paper is to measure the returns to human capital. We use a unique data set consisting of matched employer-employee information. Data on individuals’ human capital include a set of 26 tasks that...

    Authors: Ferran Mane and Daniel Miravet

    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2016 49:203

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    This paper considers the education of the labour force based on an analysis of trends in and the relationships between job polarization and skills mismatch. Both job polarization and skills mismatch have becom...

    Authors: Theo Sparreboom and Alexander Tarvid

    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2016 49:196

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    This paper describes the Occupational Information Network (O*NET), a relatively recent database containing measures of occupational characteristics produced by the United States Department of Labor as a replac...

    Authors: Michael J. Handel

    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2016 49:199

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    This paper provides precise figures on the incidence and wage penalties of mismatching in Germany. We use the BIBB/BAuA Employment Survey 2006 to compute two different measures of person-to-job matching. A fir...

    Authors: Daniela Rohrbach-Schmidt and Michael Tiemann

    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2016 49:198

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  21. Content type: Article

    This paper overviews key findings concerning the evolution of job skill requirements in Britain, and their relationship to technology and work organisation, based on surveys dating from 1986. The use of skills...

    Authors: Francis Green, Alan Felstead, Duncan Gallie and Golo Henseke

    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2016 49:197

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    Wie zahlreiche Studien zum Übergang in Berufsausbildung ergaben, sind in Deutschland die Chancen der Einmündung in betriebliche Berufsausbildung für Jugendliche mit Migrationshintergrund deutlich schlechter al...

    Authors: Ursula Beicht and Günter Walden

    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2015 48:193

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    Empirical analyses using cross-sectional and panel data found significantly higher levels of job satisfaction for the self-employed than for employees. We argue that by neglecting anticipation and adaptation e...

    Authors: Dominik Hanglberger and Joachim Merz

    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2015 48:175

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