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Wind power integration, negative prices and power system flexibility: An empirical analysis of extreme events in Germany

Nicolosi, Marco

This article analyses the flexibility of the German power market with respect to the integration of an increasing share of electricity from renewable energy sources. Flexibility limiting system components, which cause negative prices are explained and illustrated for the German market. Then, the dec...

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Wind power integration and power system flexibility: An empirical analysis of extreme events in Germany under the new negative price regime

Nicolosi, Marco

This article analyses the flexibility of the German power market with respect to the integration of an increasing share of electricity from renewable energy sources. Flexibility limiting system components, which cause negative prices are explained and illustrated for the German market. Then, the dec...

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The Development of Pay Flexibility in the English National Health Service

Glascott, F.; Bowden, N.; Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
1993-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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The Bali Convention: flexibility of targets and instruments inevitable

Kemfert, Claudia

The Kyoto Protocol is one first important step towards a global greenhouse gas emissions reduction strategy. In order to avoid irreversible climate changes and huge economic damage, not just some but all of the responsible nations should agree on a joint proposal to reduce emissions. Sharing the bur...

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Temporary agency work and the user firm's productivity: First evidence from German Panel Data

Hirsch, Boris; Mueller, Steffen

This paper investigates the relationship between the use of temporary agency work and the user firm's productivity. We hypothesise that modest use enhances numerical flexibility and thus productivity, while excessive use mirrors lowproductivity strategies utilising less social and human capital and ...

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Switzerland: From Confederation to Federation through Flexibility

Goudappel, F.; G K van Hogendorp Centre for European Constitutional Studies
2002-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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Study of alternative strategies to the task clarification activity of the market-pull product development process model

Motte, Damien

A very large majority of the current product development process models put forward in textbooks present a homogenous structure, what Ulrich & Eppinger 1 call the market-pull model, presented as a generic one, while other possible product development process models are merely seen as variants. This ...

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Sovereignty Revisited

de Bonth, M. H. M.; G K van Hogendorp Centre for European Constitutional Studies
2002-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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Reforming German labor market institutions: a dual path to flexibility

Eichhorst, Werner; Marx, Paul

Germany has always been one of the prime examples of institutional complementarities between social insurance, a rather passive welfare state, strong employment protection and collective bargaining that stabilize diversified quality production. This institutional arrangement was criticized for being...

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Public Sector Pay Flexibility: Labour Market and Budgetary Considerations

Katz, L. F.; Krueger, A. B.; Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
1993-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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Protein self-association in crowded protein solutions: a time-resolved fluorescence polarization study

Zorrilla, Silvia; Rivas, Germán; Acuña Fernandez, Alberto Ulises; Lillo, M. Pilar

The self-association equilibrium of a tracer protein, apomyoglobin (apoMb), in highly concentrated crowded solutions of ribonuclease A (RNase A) and human serum albumin (HSA), has been studied as a model system of protein interactions that occur in crowded macromolecular environments. The rotational...

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Pay Flexibility in the Public Sector -- An Overview

Maguire, M.; Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
1993-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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On the interaction between the engineering design and the development process models - Part II: Shortcomings and limitations

Motte, Damien; Bjärnemo, Robert; Yannou, Bernard

Models of the engineering design process and of the development process nowadays present similar forms in the engineering design literature and interact in a similar way. These models are often presented as generic, in order to be used in a wide area of applications. This interaction is however not ...

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Model-predictive undercarriage control for a pseudo-omnidirectional, wheeled mobile robot

Connette, C.P.; Hofmeister, S.; Bubeck, A.; Hägele, M.; Verl, A.

A high degree of mobility and flexibility will be a prerequisite for the successful deployment of future service robots. Currently, pseudo-omnidirectional, wheeled mobile robots with independently steered and driven wheels seem to provide a solid compromise between complexity, flexibility and robust...

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Job and worker reallocation in German establishments : the role of employers' wage policies and labour market institutions

Guertzgen, Nicole

Using a large linked employer-employee data set, this paper studies the relationship between job reallocation, worker reallocation and the flexibility of wages in western German manufacturing. Using the plant-specific residual wage dispersion as a proxy for wage flexibility, we find that more flexib...

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Job and Worker Reallocation in German Establishments: The Role of Employers? Wage Policies and Labour Market Institutions

Guertzgen, Nicole

Using a large linked employer-employee data set, this paper studies the relationship between job reallocation, worker reallocation and the flexibility of wages in western German manufacturing. Using the plant-specific residual wage dispersion as a proxy for wage flexibility, we find that more flexib...

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Is Job Stability Declining in Germany? Evidences from Count Data Models

Winkelmann, Rainer; Zimmermann, Klaus F.

The macro evidence of increased adjustment pressure since the early seventies suggests that job mobility should have increased. Hence, retrospective and spell data from the German Socio-Economic Panel are combined in order to test the hypothesis that job stability for German workers declined between...

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Honey, I’ll Be Working Late Tonight. The Effect of Individual Work Routines on Leisure Time Synchronization of Couples

Scheffel, Juliane

German time use data for 2001/02 are used to assess the impact of workplace characteristics on the private life of couples. The major aim is to solve the endogeneity resulting from individual preferences for work and leisure to identify the pure effects of the workplace independent from other diluti...

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Honey, I'll be working late tonight. The effect of individual work routines on leisure time synchronization of couples

Scheffel, Juliane

German time use data for 2001/02 are used to assess the impact of workplace characteristics on the private life of couples. The major aim is to solve the endogeneity resulting from individual preferences for work and leisure to identify the pure effects of the workplace independent from other diluti...

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Global imbalances and the current account adjustment process: An empirical analysis

Tippkötter, Marius

This paper investigates the impact of the exchange rate regime on the current account adjustment process. In a first step, the present analysis assesses previous empirical work supporting the predominant view that more flexible exchange rate regimes facilitate current account adjustments. Using a FG...

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Flexible Beschäftigung und soziale Ungleichheit Teilzeitbeschäftigung in Großbritannien und Deutschland im Vergleich

Vogel, Claudia

Ein Viertel der britischen Beschäftigten und mehr als ein Fünftel der Beschäftigten in Deutschland arbeiten Teilzeit, mit steigender Tendenz in beiden Ländern. In der vorliegenden Arbeit werden die Teilzeit als am weitesten verbreitete Form flexibler Beschäftigung und ihre Konsequenzen untersucht, u...

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Flexibility, Technology and Organizational Capabilities: An Introduction

Genus, A.; Dickson, K.; European Association for the Study of Science and Technology
1995-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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Flexibility in the American Context

Conlan, T.; G K van Hogendorp Centre for European Constitutional Studies
2002-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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Flexibility in German Constitutional Law

van Wissen, G.; G K van Hogendorp Centre for European Constitutional Studies
2002-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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Flexibility from Amsterdam to Nice; An Overview

Schrauwen, A.; G K van Hogendorp Centre for European Constitutional Studies
2002-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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Flexibility and the Acquis Communautaire

Steyger, E.; G K van Hogendorp Centre for European Constitutional Studies
2002-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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Dynamics of Labour and Capital Adjustment : A Comparison of Germany and the Netherlands

Polder, Michael; Verick, Sher

In this paper we investigate the dynamic adjustment of labour and capital in German and Dutch firms. The Dutch labour market is characterised by greater flexibility in wages and work arrangements in comparison to Germany. These institutional differences imply that employment dynamics in the two coun...

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Does Work Time Flexibility Work? An Empirical Assessment of the Efficiency Effects for German Firms

Wolf, Elke; Beblo, Miriam

In this paper we assess the impact of flexible work time schedules on firm efficiency using representative establishment data for Germany. Following the approach by Battese and Coelli (1995), we estimate a stochastic production frontier and the determinants of technical efficiency simultaneously. Th...

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Does Work Time Flexibility Work? : An Empirical Assessment of the Efficiency Effects for German Firms

Wolf, Elke; Beblo, Miriam

In this paper we assess the impact of flexible work time schedules on firm efficiency using representative establishment data for Germany. Following the approach by Battese and Coelli (1995), we estimate a stochastic production frontier and the determinants of technical efficiency simultaneously. Th...

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Die Beharrlichkeit der Deutungsmuster oder "Warum ist Frau Kludt nicht flexibel?"

Busse, Stefan

Im Rahmen von kritischen Anmerkungen zu einem Beitrag von U. L. Fischer, C. Großer und S. Liebermann über den Einfluss der deutschen Wiedervereinigung auf die subjektiven erwerbsbezogenen Deutungsmuster Ostdeutscher (im gleichen Heft) wird eine Reihe von Einwänden gegen implizite Unterstellungen und...

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Demand-driven logistics from a packaging perspective

Nilsson, Fredrik; Pålsson, Henrik

During the last decade there has been a shift of focus from supply management towards demand management in logistics literature and practice. This article sets out to investigate what impact such a shift has on logistics, especially from a packaging perspective. An extensive literature review has be...

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Consumer price adjustment under the microscope: Germany in a period of low inflation

Hoffmann, Johannes; Kurz-Kim, Jeong-Ryeol

We analyse the adjustment of retail and services prices in a period of low inflation, using a set of individual price data from the German Consumer Price Index which covers the years 1998 to 2003. We strong find evidence of time- and state-dependent price adjustment. Most importantly, the difference...

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Constructing Trident, Reinforcing the Network

Mort, M.; European Association for the Study of Science and Technology
1995-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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Churning and institutions: Dutch and German establishments compared with micro-level data

Alda, Holger; Allaart, Piet; Bellmann, Lutz

Often the high level of unemployment in Germany is explained by a lack of flexibility, over-regulation in the labour market and disincentives of the social security system. However, these institutional effects are difficult to test by means of data from only one country. Cross-country comparisons ar...

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Body composition and fitness in elite Spanish children tennis players

Berdejo del Fresno, Daniel; Vicente Rodríguez, Germán; González Ravé, José María; Moreno, Luis Antonio; Rey López, Juan Pablo

The aims of this study were to describe body composition and physical fitness changes during a whole-season in elite children tennis players. A total of 7 elite children tennis players participated in the study. Whole body composition by dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) and physical fitness we...

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Bargained wages in decentralized wage-setting regimes

Heinbach, Wolf Dieter

Collective wage agreements still play an important role in the German wage bargaining system. However, there is a critical debate in Germany whether collective agreements deliver the flexibility needed by firms to adjust to the needs of international competition and technological change. In recent y...

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Bargained Wages in Decentralized Wage-Setting Regimes

Heinbach, Wolf Dieter

Collective wage agreements still play an important role in the German wage bargaining system. However, there is a critical debate in Germany whether collective agreements deliver the flexibility needed by firms to adjust to the needs of international competition and technological change. In recent y...

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A behavioral model of the German compound feed industry ; functional form, flexibility, and regularity

Feger, Fritz

What is frustrating for the applied researcher can constitute an interesting result from a theoretical perspective: the failure of all trials to establish a consistent behavioral model of an industry which is estimable with regard to the available data. And it is exactly this what happens in the stu...

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Glaesser, J.; Cooper, B.

Debate continues in many European countries about both equality of opportunity and the continuing wastage of talent, and the ways in which differing systems of secondary schooling contribute to these. Drawing on Turner’s concepts of sponsored and contest mobility and on Allmendinger’s classification...

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