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  1. We present evidence on the extent of measurement error in German longitudinal earnings data. Qualitatively, we confirm the main result of the international literature: longitudinal earnings data are relatively...

    Authors: Achim Schmillen, Matthias Umkehrer and Till von Wachter
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2024 58:8
  2. A smooth transition from apprenticeship to standard employment is a key step in the professional biographies of apprenticeship graduates. In this study, the transition of apprenticeship graduates from househol...

    Authors: Sandra Dummert
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2024 58:6
  3. Using a unique dataset of establishments in Germany surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic, this study investigates whether personnel adjustments during the crisis differed between establishments with and witho...

    Authors: Daniel Fackler, Claus Schnabel and Jens Stegmaier
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2024 58:4
  4. Publicly funded pension systems are facing the challenge of remaining financially sustainable without lowering pensions. Raising the statutory retirement age gradually in line with the increase in life expecta...

    Authors: Maiken Skovrider Aaskoven, Jørgen T. Lauridsen and Trine Kjær
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2024 58:2
  5. This paper aims to identify and characterize the potential of green jobs in Argentina, i.e., those workers that would benefit from a transition to a green economy, using occupational green potential scores cal...

    Authors: Pablo de la Vega, Natalia Porto and Manuela Cerimelo
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2024 58:1
  6. During the COVID-19 pandemic, many countries used short-time work schemes, i.e., subsidies for temporary working hours reductions due to production drops. In Germany, regulations on entitlements and benefits h...

    Authors: Gesine Stephan, Matthias Dütsch and Christopher Osiander
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2023 57:32
  7. The article posits that the puzzles of stagnating poverty rates amidst high growth and declining unemployment in the United States can be substantially explained by polarized job markets characterized by job q...

    Authors: Abu Bakkar Siddique
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2023 57:30
  8. Using a micro dataset from labour force survey of Turkey and employing a multinomial logistic regression, this paper examines the determinants of mere overeducation, mere field of study mismatch and full-misma...

    Authors: Ahmet Alper Ege and Erkan Erdil
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2023 57:29
  9. Using unique (bi)monthly panel data (IAB-HOPP) covering the immediate postlockdown period from June to August 2020, as well as the subsequent period up until the second lockdown in January/February 2021, we in...

    Authors: Christina Boll, Dana Müller and Simone Schüller
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2023 57:27
  10. How does a firm’s foreign direct investment (FDI) in a low-wage country change its onshore task demand in a high-wage country? Is the shift more intensive for jobs that the literature has designated offshorabl...

    Authors: Konstantin Koerner and Mathilde Le Moigne
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2023 57:25
  11. Many household panel surveys have experienced decreasing response rates and increasing risk of nonresponse bias in recent decades, but trends in response rates and nonresponse bias in business or establishment...

    Authors: Corinna König and Joseph W. Sakshaug
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2023 57:23
  12. This paper uses a matched employee-employer dataset using the Productivity and Investment Climate Survey 2007 to assess the relative effect of demand and supply-side characteristics on the wages of native and ...

    Authors: Borhan Abdullah, Alexandros Zangelidis and Ioannis Theodossiou
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2023 57:22
  13. Most studies on benefit sanctions within the German welfare system rely on established datasets about welfare receipt. This paper analyzes how using a dataset from the operational system of the German Federal ...

    Authors: Julia Schmidtke
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2023 57:20
  14. This paper examines the effect of an expansion of subsidized early child care on maternal labor market outcomes. It contributes to the literature by analyzing, apart from the employment rate, the adjustment of...

    Authors: Franziska Zimmert
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2023 57:19
  15. Unemployment rates provide information on the economic development of countries. Unemployment is not only an economic problem but also a social one. As such, unemployment rates are important for governments an...

    Authors: Mustafa Yurtsever
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2023 57:18
  16. This paper presents an average treatment effect analysis of Spain’s furlough program during the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Using 2020 labour force quarterly microdata, we construct a counterfactual made o...

    Authors: J. Garcia-Clemente, N. Rubino and E. Congregado
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2023 57:17
  17. This paper exploits a quasi-experimental feature of the Norwegian spatial dispersal policy for UNHCR quota refugees, which leads to nearly as-if random initial residential settlement of the refugees. In this f...

    Authors: Henrik L. Andersen, Liv Osland and Meng Le Zhang
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2023 57:16
  18. Latin America was one of the regions hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. This paper analyses, from a dynamic and comparative perspective, labour transitions triggered by the pandemic in six Latin American co...

    Authors: Roxana Maurizio, Ana Paula Monsalvo, María Sol Catania and Silvana Martinez
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2023 57:15
  19. In times of demographic change, better job quality is needed to promote health and thereby extend employment participation among older workers. Past research has focussed on the investigation of single job qua...

    Authors: Michael Stiller, Melanie Ebener and Hans Martin Hasselhorn
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2023 57:12
  20. Using data from the German Socio-Economic Panel, this paper analyzes changes in the gender pay gap in West Germany between 1984 and 2020. The literature generally observes a catching-up of women over time with...

    Authors: Marina Bonaccolto-Töpfer, Carolina Castagnetti and Luisa Rosti
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2023 57:11
  21. The IAB’s Sample of Integrated Labour Market Biographies (SIAB) and the Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) are the two data sets most commonly used to analyze wage inequality in Germany. While the SIAB is based on ad...

    Authors: Heiko Stüber, Markus M. Grabka and Daniel D. Schnitzlein
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2023 57:8
  22. The Sample of Integrated Labour Market Biographies (SIAB) is the most frequently requested data set provided by the Research Data Centre (FDZ) of the Federal Employment Agency (BA) at the Institute for Employment...

    Authors: Heiko Stüber, Wolfgang Dauth and Johann Eppelsheimer
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2023 57:7
  23. Using German survey and expert data on job tasks, this paper explores the presence of omitted-variable bias suspected in conventional task data derived from expert assessment. I show expert task data, which is...

    Authors: Eduard Storm
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2023 57:6
  24. The influence of both individual factors and, in particular, the regional labour market on the return to work after medical rehabilitation is to be analyzed based on comprehensive administrative data from the ...

    Authors: Christian Hetzel, Sarah Leinberger, Rainer Kaluscha, Angela Kranzmann, Nadine Schmidt and Anke Mitschele
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2023 57:4
  25. In response to COVID-19 most governments used some form of lockdown policy to manage the pandemic. This required making iterative policy decisions in a rapidly changing epidemiological environment resulting in...

    Authors: Timothy Köhler, Haroon Bhorat, Robert Hill and Benjamin Stanwix
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2023 57:3
  26. Numerous panel surveys around the world use multiple modes of data collection to recruit and interview respondents. Previous studies have shown that mixed-mode data collection can improve response rates, reduc...

    Authors: Joseph W. Sakshaug, Jonas Beste and Mark Trappmann
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2023 57:2
  27. Firms in border regions typically deal with heterogeneous applicant pools that include both (foreign) domestic workers and cross-border commuters. However, we know little about recruiters’ workforce needs and ...

    Authors: Tamara Gutfleisch and Robin Samuel
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2022 56:21
  28. This paper used data on career destinations over the period 1999–2015 to study the labour market outcomes of native and foreign PhD graduates staying on in Australia as skilled migrants. Natives with an Englis...

    Authors: Massimiliano Tani
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2022 56:20
  29. Employment relationships are embedded in a network of social norms that provide an implicit framework for desired behaviour, especially if contractual solutions are weak. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought abou...

    Authors: Martin Abraham, Matthias Collischon, Veronika Grimm, Frauke Kreuter, Klaus Moser, Cornelia Niessen, Claus Schnabel, Gesine Stephan, Mark Trappmann and Tobias Wolbring
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2022 56:19
  30. Establishment surveys around the globe have measured the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on establishments’ conditions and business practices. At the same time, the consequences of the pandemic, such as closur...

    Authors: Benjamin Küfner, Joseph W. Sakshaug and Stefan Zins
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2022 56:18
  31. It is often stated that certain occupations in Germany, because of “Demographic Change “, are dwindling, implying a labor shortage. We investigate the 10-year wage growth of young employees entering the labor mar...

    Authors: Stephan Brunow, Stefanie Lösch and Ostap Okhrin
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2022 56:16
  32. This study explores the influence of Internet use on the gender wage gap in China by using national longitudinal survey data. A fixed effects and instrumental variable method were employed to address individua...

    Authors: Xinxin Ma
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2022 56:15
  33. We estimate the effect of the 1999 education reform in Poland on employment and earnings. The 1999 education reform in Poland replaced the previous 8 years of general and 3/4/5 years of tracked secondary educa...

    Authors: Luca Flóra Drucker, Dániel Horn and Maciej Jakubowski
    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2022 56:13

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