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The Gender Gap in Labor Market Participation and Employment: A Cohort Analysis for West Germany

Fitzenberger, Bernd; Schnabel, Reinhold; Wunderlich, Gaby

Labor market participation rates of West German females have risen during the last decades, whereas participation rates of males have declined or remained stable. Nevertheless, differences in aggregate gender specific participation rates remain. The purpose of this paper is to compare life cycle par...

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Gene-dosage effect on intestinal lactase activity demonstrated in vivo.

Flatz, G

The activities of the disaccharidases lactase, maltase, and sucrase were determined in upper jejunal biopsies of 65 healthy adult German males. The study was an attempt to demonstrate the gene-dosage effect on lactase activity expected from the presence of a "hypolactasia" (l) and a "lactase-persist...

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Correlations Between Biopsychosocial Variables and Low Back Pain

Feldt, Kimberly A.

This paper examines the correlations between biopsychosocial variables and low back pain. 160 German females and 110 German males (N = 270) completed a battery of questionnaires assessing their pain experience (chronicity and intensity), comorbidities, and causal attributions about disease onset. Si...

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Chemical footprints as cues to foraging bumblebees and pollination ecologists

Witjes, Sebastian

Many plant species are known to emit species-specific floral scents to attract or guide pollinators, thereby ensuring cross pollination. In combination with visual traits, pollinators use these cues to localize floral resources and to specialize on the most rewarding plant species. To complicate mat...

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Can a Task-Based Approach Explain the Recent Changes in the German Wage Structure?

Antonczyk, Dirk; Fitzenberger, Bernd; Leuschner, Ute

This paper investigates the changes in the German wage structure for full-time working males from 1999 to 2006. Our analysis builds on the task-based approach introduced by Autor et al. (2003), as implemented by Spitz-Oener (2006) for Germany, and also accounts for job complexity. We perform a Blind...

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