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  1. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  2. 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

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  3. 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

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  4. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  5. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  6. 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

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  7. 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

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  8. 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

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  9. 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

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  10. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  11. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  12. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  13. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  14. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  15. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  16. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  17. 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

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  18. 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

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  19. 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

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  20. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  21. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  22. 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

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  23. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  24. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  25. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  26. 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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  27. This study investigates the effect of broadband internet availability on German establishments’ employment growth. The database used is a random sample of business establishments, augmented by the local availa...

    Authors: Bastian Stockinger

    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2019 53:7

    Content type: Original Article

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  28. Data on tool use from O*Net’s Tools and Technologies Supplement can, in conjunction with task-based measures, provide a new proxy for measuring and distinguishing general and specific skills at the occupationa...

    Authors: Cindy M. Cunningham and Robert D. Mohr

    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2019 53:6

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  29. This study aims to resolve Korea’s youth unemployment problem by analyzing the exit duration and unemployment determinants for college graduates in Korea. More specifically, it identifies the factors that impr...

    Authors: Jung-Yon Lim and Young-Min Lee

    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2019 53:5

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  30. Since the beginning of the recession period in Europe, unemployment has greatly affected the young adult population. In this context, Spain is regarded as an extreme case, due to its exceptionally high youth u...

    Authors: Joan Miquel Verd, Oriol Barranco and Mireia Bolíbar

    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2019 53:4

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