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  1. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  2. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  3. Content type: Original Article

    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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  4. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  5. Content type: Original Article

    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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  6. Content type: Original Article

    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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  7. Content type: Article

    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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  8. Content type: Original Article

    The labour market effects of foreign direct investments (FDI) are a topic of constant interest. However, research progress is hindered as most datasets applied in research on this topic suffer from selectivity...

    Authors: Veronika Hecht, Nicole Litzel and Johannes Schäffler

    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2019 53:2

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  9. Content type: Original Article

    Using the Colombian Annual Manufacturing Survey between 2000 and 2013, we investigate the heterogeneity in labour demand within the industrial sector based on the elasticities. We find that long-run own-price,...

    Authors: Luis E. Arango, Francesca Castellani and Nataly Obando

    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2019 53:1

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  10. Content type: Original Article

    In many advanced welfare states, welfare recipients often receive benefits for long periods. This persistence of welfare receipt can be caused by two distinct mechanisms: genuine or spurious state dependence. ...

    Authors: Kerstin Bruckmeier, Katrin Hohmeyer and Stefan Schwarz

    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2018 52:16

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  11. Content type: Original Article

    Previous comparative research has uncovered considerable cross-country differences in occupational gender segregation. There is, however, a lack of research on the role of educational systems in the creation o...

    Authors: Melina Heiniger and Christian Imdorf

    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2018 52:15

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  12. Content type: Original Article

    We analyse the use of short-time work (STW) by Luxembourg firms during the years of economic and financial crisis (2008–2009) and the subsequent European sovereign debt crisis (2010–2013). The economic and fin...

    Authors: Konstantinos Efstathiou, Thomas Y. Mathä, Cindy Veiga and Ladislav Wintr

    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2018 52:14

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  13. Content type: Original Article

    In this paper, we decompose worldwide PISA mathematics and reading scores. While mathematics scores are still tilted towards boys, girls have a larger advantage in reading over boys. Girls’ disadvantage in mat...

    Authors: Farzana Munir and Rudolf Winter-Ebmer

    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2018 52:12

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  14. Content type: Original Article

    The German workfare scheme ‘One-Euro-Jobs’, which provides additional jobs of public interest for welfare recipients, has a number of different goals. On the one hand, One-Euro-Jobs are intended to increase th...

    Authors: Katrin Hohmeyer and Joachim Wolff

    Citation: Journal for Labour Market Research 2018 52:11

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  15. Content type: Article

    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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  16. Content type: Article

    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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  17. 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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  18. Content type: Original article

    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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  19. 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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  20. Content type: Article

    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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  21. Content type: Article

    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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  22. 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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  23. Content type: Article

    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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  24. Content type: Article

    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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  25. Content type: Article

    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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  26. Content type: Article

    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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  27. Content type: Article

    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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