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  1. Article

    Identifying couples in administrative data

    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...

    Deborah Goldschmidt, Wolfram Klosterhuber and Johannes F Schmieder

    Journal for Labour Market Research 2017 50:218

    Published on: 15 May 2017

  2. Article

    The changing situation of labor market entrants in Germany

    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...

    Mario Reinhold and Stephan Thomsen

    Journal for Labour Market Research 2017 50:227

    Published on: 25 April 2017

  3. Article

    Modelling reallocation processes in long-term labour market projections

    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...

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

    Journal for Labour Market Research 2017 50:220

    Published on: 5 April 2017

  4. Article

    The gender income gap and the role of family formation revisited

    This article reports the results of a replication of Bobbitt-Zeher’s 2007 article “The Gender Income Gap and the Role of Education”. Models that emulate the original specifications (by and large) reproduce the or...

    Fabian Ochsenfeld

    Journal for Labour Market Research 2017 50:225

    Published on: 5 April 2017

  5. Article

    The labor market for older workers in Germany

    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...

    Viktor Steiner

    Journal for Labour Market Research 2017 50:221

    Published on: 9 March 2017

  6. Article

    The impact of temporary employment on productivity

    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...

    Domenico Lisi and Miguel A. Malo

    Journal for Labour Market Research 2017 50:222

    Published on: 9 March 2017

  7. Editorial

    Editorial

    Martin Schludi

    Journal for Labour Market Research 2016 49:217

    Published on: 14 December 2016

  8. Article

    The estimation methods of occupational skills transferability

    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’...

    Kritkorn Nawakitphaitoon and Russell Ormiston

    Journal for Labour Market Research 2016 49:216

    Published on: 20 October 2016

  9. Article

    Accounting for total work in labour statistics

    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...

    Andrea Brandolini and Eliana Viviano

    Journal for Labour Market Research 2016 49:205

    Published on: 19 August 2016

  10. Article

    Skills and work organisation in Britain: a quarter century of change

    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...

    Francis Green, Alan Felstead, Duncan Gallie and Golo Henseke

    Journal for Labour Market Research 2016 49:197

    Published on: 15 February 2016

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