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  1. There are few concentrated studies on wage inequality across local labor markets at the city or metropolitan level. This paper studies the changes in wage inequality among 170 metropolitan areas by using micro...

    Authors: Anthony Eisenbarth and Zhuo Fu Chen
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2022 56:2
  2. According to empirical studies, a statistically significant factor for German exports success is high cost (or price) competitiveness. Studies by Deutsche Bundesbank recommend correcting the nominal effective ...

    Authors: Nora Albu, Heike Joebges and Rudolf Zwiener
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2022 56:1
  3. This paper focuses on the impact that gender segregation in the labour market exerts on the underemployment gender gap for young adult workers in Spain. In order to analyse the relative importance of segregati...

    Authors: Juan Acosta-Ballesteros, María del Pilar Osorno-del Rosal and Olga María Rodríguez-Rodríguez
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2021 55:22
  4. Starting from the observation that questionnaires for appropriately measuring the changing working conditions and requirements of the highly qualified workforce do not exist, we developed a new German-language...

    Authors: Maximilian Trommer, Hildegard Schaeper and Gregor Fabian
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2021 55:20
  5. This paper focuses on the structure and extent of wage differences among graduates of different higher-education institutions in Germany. We ask how large these differences are and how they relate to fields of...

    Authors: Silvia Kopecny and Steffen Hillmert
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2021 55:19
  6. This paper aims to assess the impact of the Moroccan wage subsidy program "Idmaj". It applies the propensity score matching method to the data from a survey conducted by the Ministry of Labour on a sample of e...

    Authors: Abdellatif Chatri, Khadija Hadef and Naima Samoudi
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2021 55:17
  7. Since January 2020, the COVID-19 crisis has affected everyday life around the world, and rigorous government lockdown restrictions have been implemented to prevent the further spread of the pandemic. The conse...

    Authors: Georg-Christoph Haas, Bettina Müller, Christopher Osiander, Julia Schmidtke, Annette Trahms, Marieke Volkert and Stefan Zins
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2021 55:16
  8. Case managers provide individual and comprehensive support to employees who have become incapable of working. Using data from a large insurance company we find that overall, 43.9% of the people in our sample c...

    Authors: Matthias Draheim, Peter Schanbacher and Ruben Seiberlich
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2021 55:15
  9. Using data from 103 Italian provinces, we investigated the relationship between local/regional development, and NEET. We constructed an indicator of cultural capital and another of economic capital and we stud...

    Authors: Enrico Ripamonti and Stefano Barberis
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2021 55:13
  10. The aim of the study was to investigate the effect of voluntary employer changes on self-reported work ability among older workers in Germany and whether a honeymoon-hangover effect (HHE) exists here. In resea...

    Authors: Nina Garthe and Hans Martin Hasselhorn
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2021 55:12
  11. It is well-established that human capital contributes to unequal levels of earnings mobility. Individuals with higher levels of human capital, typically measured through education, earn more on average and are...

    Authors: Ashley Pullman, Britta Gauly and Clemens M. Lechner
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2021 55:10
  12. Using an international survey that directly assesses the cognitive skills of the adult population, I study the relation between skills and unemployment flows across 37 countries. Depending on the specifically ...

    Authors: Damir Stijepic
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2021 55:9
  13. We conducted an audit experiment to examine whether street vendors in Bogotá (Colombia) exert price discrimination based on buyers’ attributes, such as gender and nationality, and based on product characterist...

    Authors: Paula Zamora, César Mantilla and Mariana Blanco
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2021 55:6
  14. The Covid-19 crisis has forced great societal changes, including forcing many to work from home (WFH) in an effort to limit the spread of the disease. The ability to work from home has long been considered a p...

    Authors: Henning Holgersen, Zhiyang Jia and Simen Svenkerud
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2021 55:4
  15. This paper exploits big data on online activity from the job exchange of the German Federal Employment Agency and its internal placement-software to generate measures for search activity of employers and job s...

    Authors: Christian Hutter
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2021 55:1
  16. This paper performs a meta-analysis of 1472 estimates extracted from 199 previous studies to investigate the gender wage gap in China. The results show that, although the gender wage gap in China during the tr...

    Authors: Ichiro Iwasaki and Xinxin Ma
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2020 54:17
  17. This paper assesses the nature and correlation of shocks in Visegrad countries and investigates the role of labour mobility in the process of adjustment to the effects of asymmetric shocks. Structural vector a...

    Authors: Dennis Nchor
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2020 54:16
  18. Starting a business is one way out of unemployment for many people. Having a small pool of job applicants may, however, affect the quality of manpower available to employers. This paper reports the results of ...

    Authors: Mark Granberg, Niklas Ottosson and Ali Ahmed
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2020 54:15
  19. The Sample of Integrated Welfare Benefit Biographies (SIG) is a new administrative longitudinal microdata set representative of recipients of Germany’s main welfare programme, the Unemployment Benefit II (UB II,

    Authors: Kerstin Bruckmeier, Sandra Dummert, Philipp Grunau, Katrin Hohmeyer and Torsten Lietzmann
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2020 54:14
  20. This article provides an overview of the IAB Job Vacancy Survey and its research potential. The IAB Job Vacancy Survey is a quarterly establishment survey covering the (un-)satisfied labor demand in Germany. T...

    Authors: Mario Bossler, Nicole Gürtzgen, Alexander Kubis, Benjamin Küfner and Benjamin Lochner
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2020 54:13
  21. In a Public Employment Service reform implemented in 2013, sixty Finnish municipalities experienced an involuntary employment office closure. The Government’s objective was to replace traditional face-to-face ...

    Authors: Ville Vehkasalo
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2020 54:11
  22. Preparing the Sample of Integrated Labour Market Biographies (SIAB) for scientific analysis is a complicated and error-prone task. This paper elaborates on the steps necessary to prepare the SIAB and provides ...

    Authors: Wolfgang Dauth and Johann Eppelsheimer
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2020 54:10
  23. This study analyzes the effect of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflows on the employment and wages of low- and high-skilled employees in the manufacture and service sectors in Mexico. The study implements a...

    Authors: Eduardo Saucedo, Teofilo Ozuna Jr. and Hector Zamora
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2020 54:9
  24. In this paper, we analyse the intergenerational transmission of economic success in Austria using the European Union Statistics on Income and Living Conditions 2011 dataset (EU-SILC 2011). Starting point of th...

    Authors: Daniel Reiter, Mario Thomas Palz and Margareta Kreimer
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2020 54:6
  25. Prejudices against the unemployed pose an enormous threat to their self-confidence and can make it difficult for them to re-enter the labour market, resulting in further long-term unemployment. Given these hig...

    Authors: Christiane Gross, Thomas Gurr, Monika Jungbauer-Gans and Sebastian Lang
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2020 54:3
  26. We study the behavior of female labor force participation (LFP) over the business cycle by estimating fixed effects models at the country and population-group level, using data from harmonized national househo...

    Authors: Joaquín Serrano, Leonardo Gasparini, Mariana Marchionni and Pablo Glüzmann
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2019 53:13
  27. We analyse the use of active labour market policy (ALMP) measures by Luxembourg firms during the years of economic and financial crisis (2008–2009) and the subsequent European sovereign debt crisis (2010–2013)...

    Authors: Konstantinos Efstathiou, Thomas Y. Mathä, Cindy Veiga and Ladislav Wintr
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2019 53:12
  28. Studies show that the unemployed face serious disadvantages in the labour market and that the social stigma of unemployment is one explanation. In this paper, we focus on the unemployed’s expectations of being...

    Authors: Gerhard Krug, Katrin Drasch and Monika Jungbauer-Gans
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2019 53:11
  29. We investigate the long term employment outcomes of Italian injured workers over a time period when the country introduced policy reforms that increased labor market flexibility but reduced job security. Using...

    Authors: Monica Galizzi, Roberto Leombruni and Lia Pacelli
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2019 53:9

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