Sample records for HALTBARKEIT (market life)

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Worker's life-cycle: Older workers, sickness, and re-entry into the labor market

Hetzler, A.; National Institute for Working Life; University of Goteborg; Department of Sociology

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


Work Life 2000

Swedish National Institute for Workinh Life; Swedish National Board of Occupational Safety and Health; Swedish National Labour Market Board

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


What can go wrong will go wrong: Birthday effects and early tracking in the German school system

Jürges, Hendrik; Schneider, Kerstin

At the age of ten German pupils are given a secondary school track recommendation which largely determines the actual track choice. Track choice has major effects on the life course, mainly through labor market outcomes. Using data from the German PISA extension study, we analyze the effect of month...

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The process of creating a nation-wide pool system for transport packaging - from vision to decision

Gustafsson, Kerstin

After several years of disussions, tests, investigations and additional tests, the suppliers and retailers within the Swedish business sector for food and commodities formed a jointly owned, non-profit company in 1997, which subsequently started in physical operations in 2000. This company, Svenska ...

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The impacts of participation in rural organizations on the income of small-scale producers in Latin america

Escobar, Germán; Díaz, Octavio; Jara, Esteban

Common wisdom indicates that in rural societies, producers' organizations are one of the factors that allow small scale producers to achieve insertion in formal spaces and access economically attractive scales in the supplies and services markets. A probabilistic participation model was used to anal...

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The educational system as a marriage market a longitudinal analysis of marriage in the life course

Blossfeld, Hans-Peter; Timm, Andreas; Dasko, Faith; Universität Bremen, Sonderforschungsbereich 186 Statuspassagen und Risikolagen im Lebensverlauf

"In this paper, spouse selection in the life course of single German men and women is reconstructed step by step and marriage behavior of a series of birth cohorts in the last 50 years is compared. The study primarily concerns the way in which young men and women pool their educational resources at ...

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The Quality of Work: The Work-Family Interface

Schouteten, R.; de Witte, M.; Swedish National Institute for Working Life

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Studying abroad and the effect on international labor market mobility: evidence from the introduction of Erasmus

Parey, Matthias; Waldinger, Fabian

We investigate the e¤ect of studying abroad on international labor market mobility later in life for German university graduates. As a source of identifying variation, we exploit the introduction and expansion of the ERASMUS student exchange program, which significantly increases a student's probabi...

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Stochastic Process In Life Cycles of Products

Sugimoto, T.; International Foundation for Production Research; University of Limerick

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Price Indices for Information and Communication Technology Industries - An Application to the German PC Market

Moch, Dietmar

Changing product quality, rapid technological progress, and short product life cycles make it difficult to compute indices that correctly reflect the true price movements of IT products. This paper assesses the differences between traditional and quality adjusted indices by providing results for PC ...

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Managing Urban Disaster Risk: Analysis and Adaptation Frameworks for Integrated Settlement Development Programming for the Urban Poor

Wamsler, Christine

The damage caused by the dramatic worldwide increase in ‘natural’ disasters is staggering, with the poor in developing countries being most at risk. Disasters make their already precarious living conditions worse, creating a vicious circle of poverty from which they find it hard to escape. To achiev...

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Lags and leads in life satisfaction: a test of the baseline hypothesis

Clark, Andrew E.; Diener, Ed; Georgellis, Yannis; Lucas, Richard E.

We look for evidence of habituation in twenty waves of German panel data: do individuals, after life and labour market events, tend to return to some baseline level of well-being? Although the strongest life satisfaction effect is often at the time of the event, we find significant lag and lead effe...

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Influences, effects and changes from interventions by eco-labelling schemes - What a Swan can do?

Thidell, Åke

Eco-labelling is a voluntary and informative policy instrument aiming at stimulating environmentally beneficial product development through using the market forces. The Nordic Swan eco-labelling scheme has been in operation since 1989. The research presented in this thesis concentrates on the kinds ...

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Factors Underpinning UK Manufacturing Managers Quality of Working Life

Gilgeous, V.; International Foundation for Production Research; University of Limerick

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


Enclosure in Human Services: The Panopticon of Dentistry

Bejerot, E.; Soderfeldt, B.; Swedish National Institute for Working Life

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


Asset/liability management of German life insurance companies : a value-at-risk approch in the presence of interest rate guarantees

Albrecht, Peter; Weber, Carsten

This contribution analyses the implications of two major determinants influencing the asset allocation decision of German life insurers, which are the capital market development on the one hand and the interest rate guarantees of the traditional life insurance policies on the other hand. The adverse...

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