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  1. 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

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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

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  6. 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

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  7. 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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  8. 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

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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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

    Content type: Original Article

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  26. 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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  27. 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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