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1

Das Entsendegesetz: Suendenfall oder Loesung des Arbeitslosigkeitsproblems?

Rotte, Ralf; Zimmermann, Klaus F.

Mit dem Arbeitnehmer-Entsendegesetz (AEntG) vom 29. Februar 1996 hat der deutsche Gesetzgeber eine Mindestlohnregelung eingeführt, die den Arbeitsmarkt in der Baubranche entlasten soll, der sich nach dem ersten Bauboom der deutschen Vereinigung seit wenigen Jahren in einer konjunkturellen und strukt...

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Working technique for health care workers

Oeling, P.; Estlund, B.; International Commission on Occupational Health; Scientific Committee on Occupational Health for Health Care Workers
1995-01-01

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

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Working conditions for health care workers at emergency relief sites in Sudan

Gitonga, L.; International Commission on Occupational Health; Scientific Committee on Occupational Health for Health Care Workers
1995-01-01

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

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Workers, firms, or institutions : what determines job duration for male employees in Germany?

Boockmann, Bernhard; Steffes, Susanne

We examine job durations of German workers using linked employer–employee data. Our results indicate that exit rates are strongly influenced by firm characteristics. The effects of some of these characteristics, however, are limited to particular job positions or skill groups. There is clear evidenc...

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Workers, Firms, or Institutions: What Determines Job Duration for Male Employees in Germany?

Boockmann, Bernhard; Steffes, Susanne

We examine job durations of German workers using linked employer employee data. Our results indicate that exit rates are strongly influenced by firm characteristics. The effects of some of these characteristics, however, are limited to particular job positions or skill groups. There is clear evidenc...

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Workers' skill level and information technology: evidence from German service firms

Falk, Martin; Seim, Katja

This paperanalyses the link between human capitaland information technology(IT ) in the service production process. The analysis is based on 1994 cross-sectional data for 1929 German. Firms drawn from the first wave of the Mannheim Service Innovation Panel (MIP-S). Factor demand functions are used t...

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Workers' Skill Level and InformationTechnology : Evidence from German Service Firms

Falk, Martin; Seim, Katja

This paper analyses the link between human capital and information technology (IT) in the service production process. The analysis is based on 1994 cross-sectional data for 1929 German firms drawn from the first wave of the Mannheim Service Innovation Panel (MIP-S). Factor demand functions are used ...

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Work-related physical training for health care workers. The APRIL-project

Rolander, B.; Hegestrand, A.; International Commission on Occupational Health; Scientific Committee on Occupational Health for Health Care Workers
1995-01-01

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

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Work, change and stress of young and older home workers

Elovainio, M.; Sinervo, T.; International Commission on Occupational Health; Scientific Committee on Occupational Health for Health Care Workers
1995-01-01

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

12

Women and Leadership

Roy, S.; Central Board for Workers Education
2007-01-01

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

13

Who are the workers who never joined a union?: Empirical evidence from Germany

Schnabel, Claus; Wagner, Joachim

Using representative data from the German social survey ALLBUS 2002 and the European Social Survey 2002/03, this paper provides the first empirical analysis of trade union never-membership in Germany. We show that between 54 and 59 percent of all employees in Germany have never been members of a tra...

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Who are the workers who never joined a union? Empirical evidence from Germany

Schnabel, Claus; Wagner, Joachim

Using representative data from the German social survey ALLBUS 2002 and the European Social Survey 2002/03, this paper provides the first empirical analysis of trade union never-membership in Germany. We show that between 54 and 59 percent of all employees in Germany have never been members of a tra...

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15

What drives the vacancy rate for information technology workers?

Falk, Martin

This paper provides empirical evidence on both the magnitude and determinants of unfilled positions for information technology workers using cross-sectional data on 4150 German firms. Vacancies are defined as unfilled positions excluding those created by replacement needs during the first half of th...

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What Drives the Vacancy Rate for Information Technology Workers?

Falk, Martin

This paper provides empirical evidence on both the magnitude and determinants of unfilled positions for information technology workers using cross-sectional data on 4150 German firms. Vacancies are defined as unfilled positions excluding those created by replacement needs during the first half of t...

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What Determines the Reservation Wages of Unemployed Workers? New Evidence from German Micro Data

Prasad, Eswar S.

This paper provides new empirical evidence on the relationship between reservation wages of unemployed workers and macroeconomic factors – including aggregate and local unemployment rates, generosity of the unemployment compensation system and characteristics of the wage structure – as well as indiv...

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What Affects the Remittances of Turkish Workers: Turkish or German Output?

Akkoyunlu, Sule; Kholodilin, Konstantin Arkadievich

In this paper we examine the interactions between the remittances of the Turkish workers in Germany and the output both in Turkey and in Germany. In our analysis we use the new data set provided by the German monetary authorities, which was never before employed in the literature and which we consid...

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Wages, employment and tenure of temporarily subsidized workers ; does the industry matter?

Stephan, Gesine

This paper explores whether wage, employment and tenure outcomes of workers taking up a job subsidized by the German Federal Employment Agency differ by industry. The analysis utilizes administrative data and statistical matching techniques; it covers an observation period of 3.5 years. First, we co...

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Wage insurance within German firms: do institutions matter?

Guertzgen, Nicole

Using a large linked employer-employee data set, this paper studies the extent to which employers insure workers against transitory and permanent firm-level shocks. Particular emphasis is given to the question of whether the amount of wage insurance depends on the nature of industrial relations. Ado...

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Wage convergence and inequality after unification : (East) Germany in transition

Gernandt, Johannes; Pfeiffer, Friedhelm

This paper investigates the wage convergence between East German workers and their West German counterparts after reunification. Our research is based on a comparison of three groups of workers defined as stayers, migrants and commuters to West Germany, who lived in East Germany in 1989, with groups...

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Wage Convergence and Inequality after Unification: (East) Germany in Transition

Gernandt, Johannes; Pfeiffer, Friedhelm

This paper investigates the wage convergence between East German workers and their West German counterparts after reunification. Our research is based on a comparison of three groups of workers defined as stayers, migrants and commuters to West Germany, who lived in East Germany in 1989, with groups...

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Volatile multinationals? Evidence from the labor demand of German firms

Buch, Claudia M.; Lipponer, Alexander

Does more FDI make the world a riskier place for workers? We analyze whether an increase in multinational firms' activities is associated with an increase in firm-level employment volatility. We use a firm-level dataset for Germany which allows us to distinguish between purely domestic firms, domest...

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Vaccination programs for health care workers

Hofmann, F.; International Commission on Occupational Health; Scientific Committee on Occupational Health for Health Care Workers
1995-01-01

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

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Trying to make sense of cases features and problems of social workers' case discussions

Riemann, Gerhard

The article, which is based on qualitative field research in a German family counselling centre, focuses on how professionals, mostly social workers, try to make sense of their cases when sharing their work experiences with each other during their regular case discussions. The sequential and compara...

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The interplay of retirement policy and externalisation strategies towards older workers in Polish and German enterprises

Aleksandrowicz, Paula

Throughout the last decades, employment rates of older workers in most European countries have been falling, as has the age of exit from the labour force. This development does not only exert heavy financial pressures on social security systems but inhibits also the potential of older workers to sha...

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The effects of labor supply shocks on labor market outcomes: Evidence from the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Mansour, Hani

Since September 2000, as a result of mobility restrictions, the supply of Palestinian workers competing for local jobs in the West Bank has increased by about fifty percent. This paper takes advantage of this unique natural experiment to study the effects of labor supply shocks on labor market outco...

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The effectiveness of employment vouchers : a simple approach

Orszag, Jonathan Michael; Snower, Dennis J.

This paper explores the optimal design of subsidies for hiring unemployed workers (?employment vouchers? for short) in the context of a dynamic model of the labor market. Focusing on the short-term and long-term effects of the vouchers on employment and unemployment, the analysis shows how the optim...

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The cyclicality of effective wages within employer-employee matches: evidence from German panel data

Anger, Silke

Using individual based micro-data from the German Socio-Economic Panel Study (SOEP), I analyze the cyclicality of real wages for male workers within employer-employee matches over the period 1984-2004, and compare different wage measures: the standard hourly wage rate, hourly wage earnings including...

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32

The Use of Quality of Life Measures in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation

Tate, D. G.; American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers
1998-01-01

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

34

The Skill Structure of the Export Wage Premium: Evidence from German Manufacturing

Klein, Michael W; Moser, Christoph; Urban, Dieter

We find a significant export wage premium for higher-skilled workers and a significant export wage discount for lower-skilled workers, using a matched employer-employee data set for German manufacturing firms. Estimates suggest that up to one third of the overall skill premia is associated with expo...

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The Relationship Between Intoxication at the Time of SCI and Substance Use Disorders

Vinciguerra, V. P.; American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers
1998-01-01

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

36

The Power of Politics

Edwards, J.; Workers Compensation Research Institute
2004-01-01

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

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The Impact of a Sports Camp on Secondary Medical Complications

Johnson, K. A.; American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers
1998-01-01

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

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The Impact of Spinal Cord Injury in Adolescence

Joseph, M.; American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers
1998-01-01

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

40

The Heterogeneity and Cyclical Sensitivity of Unemployment: An Exploration of German Labor Market Flows

Schmidt, Christoph M.

It is often argued that the labor market outcomes of several ?problem groups? of German workers suffer disproportionately in an economic downturn. These groups are women, the unskilled, and young and old workers, respectively. Using monthly individual-level data for West Germany for the period 1983 ...

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The Good, the Bad, and the Ordinary: Anti-Social Behavior in Profit and Non-Profit Organizations

Auriol, Emmanuelle; Brilon, Stefanie

Intrinsic motivation of workers may arise from different individual motives. While some workers care about the mission of an organization and derive an intrinsic benefit from advancing this mission ("good" workers), others derive pleasure from some form of destructive or anti-social behavior ("bad" ...

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The German public pension system : how it was, how it will be

Börsch-Supan, Axel H.; Wilke, Christina B.

Germany still has a very generous public pay-as-you-go pension system. It is characterized by early effective retirement ages and very high effective replacement rates. Most workers receive virtually all of their retirement income from this public retirement insurance. Costs are almost 12 percent of...

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The Clinical Assessment of Suicide and Its Applicability to Spinal Cord Injury

Butt, L.; American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers
1998-01-01

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

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The Assault on Managed Care

Welch, B. L.; American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers
1998-01-01

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

48

The (parlous) state of German unions

Addison, John T.; Schnabel, Claus; Wagner, Joachim

This paper traces the profound decline in German unionism over the course of the last three decades. Today just one in five workers is a union member, and it is now moot whether this degree of penetration is consistent with a corporatist model built on encompassing unions. The decline in union membe...

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Take Control Volume 3: The Next Generation of SCI Education

VanBiervliet, A.; American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers
1998-01-01

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

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Subjectifying Medical Rehabilitation Outcomes

Fuhrer, M. J.; American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers
1998-01-01

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

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Stress Among People with Spinal Cord Injury and Its Relationship to Coping

Forchheimer, M. B.; American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers
1998-01-01

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

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Strategic Registration of Voters: the Chilean Case

De Luca, Giacomo

In this paper we have investigated how the employment relationship, if it implies transfer of rents, may allow employers to control the voting behavior of their workers and lead to a strategic registration of voters. This is feasible when individual voting behavior is observable, as in open ballot e...

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Spinal Cord Injury Due to Interpersonal Violence: Epidemiological Data

Dijkers, M.; American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers
1998-01-01

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

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Social Security for China’s Migrant Workers – Providing for Old Age

Andrew Watson; University of Adelaide

The concept of “migrant workers” derives from the household registration system of China’s planned economy period. The continued existence of that system conflicts with the development of an integrated labour market. The current social security system, based on household registration and a large num...

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Singapore in Its Worst Recession for Years. The Effects of the Current Economic Crisis on the City-State’s Economy

Rolf Jordan

Due to the current economic downturn, Singapore has experienced one of its most severe recessions since independence. The financial crisis, which caused a fall in prices at most of the world’s leading stock exchanges and a sharp decline in industrial production, has also had a negative impact on the...

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Research and People with Disability in American Society

Cooper, R. A.; American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers
1998-01-01

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

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Rent Seeking at Plant Level: An Application of the Card-de la Rica Tenure Model to Workers in German Works Councils

Addison, John T.; Teixeira, Paulino; Zwick, Thomas

Low-skilled workers enjoy a large wage advantage in German works council establishments. Since job tenure is also longer for these workers, one explanation might be rent-seeking. If the premium is a compensating wage differential (or a return to unmeasured ability), it should not lead to higher tenu...

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Remote Access: Bringing the Hospital to Your Home

Spillie, A. M.; American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers
1998-01-01

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

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Relative Demand Shocks and Relative Wage Rigidities During the Rise and Fall of Swiss Unemployment

Patrick Puhani

Little is known on the existence of negative relative demand shocks against low-skilled workers on a 'US-style' deregulated labour market with a 'German-style' vocational (apprenticeship) education system. Switzerland provides an appealing testing ground to investigate this question. Traditionally a...

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Reduce stress engendered in health care workers by blood related risks

Laville, M. F.; International Commission on Occupational Health; Scientific Committee on Occupational Health for Health Care Workers
1993-01-01

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

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Rationale and Updates of the FIM[SM]

Granger, C. V.; American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers
1998-01-01

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

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Quantitative cancer risk assessment for dioxins using an occupational cohort.

Becher, H; Flesch-Janys, D; Steindorf, K

We consider a cohort of 1189 male German factory workers (production period 1952-1984) who produced phenoxy herbicides and were exposed to dioxins. Follow-up until the end of 1992 yielded a significantly increased standardized mortality ratio (SMR) for total cancer (SMR 141; 95% confidence interval ...

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Psychosocial wellbeing and sleep quality in hospital night and day workers

Nyman, I.; Knutsson, A.; International Commission on Occupational Health; Scientific Committee on Occupational Health for Health Care Workers
1995-01-01

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

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Psychosocial factors, physical load and symptoms from the neck, shoulders and back among home care workers

Johansson, J. A.; International Commission on Occupational Health; Scientific Committee on Occupational Health for Health Care Workers
1993-01-01

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

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Psychosocial Causes and Costs of Hospitalizations After Spinal Cord Injury

DeVivo, M. J.; American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers
1998-01-01

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

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Psychological Issues Affecting Noncompliant Behavior: A Case Study

Trosper, R. M.; American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers
1998-01-01

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

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Prospective Predictions of Mortality After Spinal Cord Injury

Krause, J. S.; American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers
1998-01-01

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

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Promoting Independence: Utilization of Consumer Directed Personal Care Services

Vines, C. L.; American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers
1998-01-01

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

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Post-traumatic Stress Disorder in Children and Adolescents with SCI

Boyer, B. A.; American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers
1998-01-01

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

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Portuguese Migrants in the German Labor Market: Performance and Self-Selection

Bauer, Thomas K.; Pereira, Pedro T.; Vogler, Michael; Zimmermann, Klaus F.

Using a large new dataset, we analyze the labor market performance of Portuguese workers in Germany. While previous work compares wages and characteristics of migrants only to those of the natives, we match the data also with an equivalent survey from the sending country. We find that Portuguese mig...

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Planning for self-employment at the beginning of a market economy: evidence from individual data of East German workers

Lechner, Michael; Pfeiffer, Friedhelm

We investigate the plans of individual workers concerning future self-employment in the former German Democratic Republic (East Germany) shortly before the economic, monetary and social union in June/July 1990. Our data base is the Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) East. We find that the desire to become ...

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Physiotherapy for health care workers with work related musculo-skeletal disorders. The APRIL project

Johannesson, M.; Stenstroem, P.; International Commission on Occupational Health; Scientific Committee on Occupational Health for Health Care Workers
1995-01-01

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

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Physician-assisted Suicide:A Matter of Choice, Discrimination, or Death Making?

Coffin, K.; Kosloski, S.; American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers
1998-01-01

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

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Personality and Spinal Cord Injury: A Study of Monozygotic Twins

Hollick, C. A.; American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers
1998-01-01

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

83

Perceived Needs and Person-technology Fit in Spinal Cord Injury

Cushman, L. A.; American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers
1998-01-01

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

84

Peer Support in a Changing Health Care Environment

Kleinman, J. J.; American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers
1998-01-01

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

85

Outsourcing and the demand for low-skill labour in German manufacturing : new evidence

Geishecker, Ingo

This paper analyses how international outsourcing has affected the relative demand for low skilled workers in Germany during the 1990s. In contrast to previous empirical work, the single elements of the input-output-matrix are used to disentangle international outsourcing and trade in final goods mo...

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Organisation of health services for health care workers

Mc Cloy, E.; International Commission on Occupational Health; Scientific Committee on Occupational Health for Health Care Workers
1995-01-01

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

87

Older Workers and the Adoption of New Technologies

Meyer, Jenny

For the first time data of German ICT and knowledge intensive service providers are used to analyze the relation between the age structure of the workforce and the probability of adopting new technologies. The results show that firms with a higher share of younger employees are more likely to adopt ...

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Older Workers and the Adoption of New Technologies

Meyer, Jenny

For the first time data of German ICT and knowledge intensive service providers are used to analyze the relation between the age structure of the workforce and the probability of adopting new technologies. The results show that firms with a higher share of younger employees are more likely to adopt ...

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Older Workers and the Adoption of New Technologies

Meyer, Jenny

For the first time data of German ICT and knowledge intensive service providers are used to analyze the relation between the age structure of the workforce and the probability of adopting new technologies. The results show that firms with a higher share of younger employees are more likely to adopt ...

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Older Workers and the Adoption of New Technologies

Meyer, Jenny

For the first time data of German ICT and knowledge intensive service providers are used to analyze the relation between the age structure of the workforce and the probability of adopting new technologies. The results show that firms with a higher share of younger employees are more likely to adopt ...

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Neo-Nazism and discrimination against foreigners: a direct test of taste discrimination

Braakmann, Nils

I test some predictions of Gary Becker's theory of taste discrimination regarding discrimination of foreigners by employers, co-workers and customers. I combine a 2% sample of the German working population and a 50% sample of German plants with low-level regional data, including the vote shares of t...

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Multinationals, Foreign Market Entry, and Employment Security

Baumgarten, Daniel; Bachmann, Ronald; Stiebale, Joel

We analyze how foreign direct investment (FDI) affects employment security. Using administrative micro data for German employees allows us to follow individual workers over time. FDI intensity is measured at the sectoral level, which enables us to take into account direct as well as indirect (spillo...

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More evidence on the puzzle of interindustry wage differentials : the case of West Germany

Fels, Joachim; Gundlach, Erich

In West Germany workers with similar skills earn different wages according to the industry in which they are employed. This finding is no surprise given the institutional rigidities of the West German labor market. But the similarity of the interindustry wage structures in West Germany and in the U....

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97

Migration, the quality of the labour force and economic inequality

Kahanec, Martin; Zimmermann, Klaus F.

Mobility of workers involves flows of labour, human capital and other production factors and thus contributes to a more efficient allocation of resources. Besides these effects on allocative efficiency, migrant flows affect relative wages and also change the international and national distribution o...

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Migration in an enlarged EU: a challenging solution?

Kahanec, Martin; Zimmermann, Klaus F.

The 2004 and 2007 enlargements of the European Union were unprecedented in a number of economic and policy aspects. This essay provides a broad and in-depth account of the effects of the post-enlargement migration flows on the receiving as well as sending countries in three broader areas: labour mar...

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Low back pain as occupational diseases of health care workers

Thuerauf, J. R.; International Commission on Occupational Health; Scientific Committee on Occupational Health for Health Care Workers
1995-01-01

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

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Life-cycle variations in the association between current and lifetime earnings: evidence for German natives and guest workers

Brenner, Jan

In many economic models a central variable of interest is lifetime or permanent income which is not observed in survey data sets and typically proxied by annual income information. To assess the quality of such approximations, we use a unique source of lifetime earnings - the German pension system -...

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Life-cycle patterns in male/female differences in job search

Kunze, Astrid; Troske, Kenneth R.

We investigate whether women search longer for a job than men and whether these differences change over the life cycle. Our empirical analysis exploits German register data on highly attached displaced workers. We apply duration models to analyze gender differences in job search taking into account ...

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Life-cycle patterns in male/female differences in job search

Kunze, Astrid; Troske, Kenneth R.

We investigate whether women search longer for a job than men and whether these differences change over the life cycle. Our empirical analysis exploits German register data on highly attached displaced workers. We apply duration models to analyze gender differences in job search taking into account ...

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104

Life Satisfaction with Post-SCI: A Normative Study

Dowler, R. N.; American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers
1998-01-01

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

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Life Satisfaction Post-SCI and the WHO Model of Disablement

Pierce, C. A.; American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers
1998-01-01

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

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Lamb Buddha’s Migrant Workers: Self-Assertion on China’s Urban Fringe

Michael Brian Griffiths; White Rose East Asia Centre

This paper presents an analysis of the everyday practices of individuality among the migrant workers with whom I worked at “Lamb Buddha”, a hotpot restaurant in Anshan City, Liaoning Province, during the summer of 2007. The majority of the data comes from four young men, meaning that the analysis co...

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Labor mobility and the integration of European labor markets

Zimmermann, Klaus F.

This paper outlines the importance of labor mobility for the improvement in allocating and distributing economic resources. We are faced with an increasing lack of skilled workers and a growing tendency of unemployment amongst the low-skilled. A central political objective for the future will not on...

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108

Labor force status dynamics in the German labor market: individual heterogeneity and cyclical sensitivity

Kluve, Jochen; Schaffner, Sandra; Schmidt, Christoph M.

The aggregate average unemployment rate in a given country is essentially the result of individual workers' transitions between the three core labor force states, employment, unemployment, and inactivity. The dynamics of these transitions depend both, on individual duration in a particular state and...

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Labor Force Status Dynamics in the German Labor Market: Individual Heterogeneity and Cyclical Sensitivity

Kluve, Jochen; Schaffner, Sandra; Schmidt, Christoph M.

The aggregate average unemployment rate in a given country is essentially the result of individual workers' transitions between the three core labor force states, employment, unemployment, and inactivity. The dynamics of these transitions depend both on individual duration in a particular state and ...

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110

Is atopy a problem for health care workers?

Meding, B.; International Commission on Occupational Health; Scientific Committee on Occupational Health for Health Care Workers
1995-01-01

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

111

Intra-Firm Wage Differentials between German and Non-German Employees

Ohlert, Clemens; Beblo, Miriam; Wolf, Elke

In this paper, we analyse the wage differentials between employees of German and Non-German nationality using linked employer-employee data (LIAB) for the period 1996 to 2007. By focussing on the establishment level, we explicitly consider the heterogeneity of wage setting processes within firms. Ou...

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112

Interfirm Job Mobility of Two Cohorts of Young German Men 1979 - 1990: An analysis of the (West-)German Employment Statistic Register Sample concerning multivariate failure times and unobserved heterogeneity

Bellmann, L.; Bender, S.; Hornsteiner, U.

The OECD (1993) has documented that the majority of workers in industrialised countries can look forward to finding a stable employment relationship. However new entrants into the labor force experience high turnover. Promoting institutions which support longer tenures and worker participation (or ...

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Inpatient Sexual Health Needs of Newly Spinal Cord Injured Individuals

Kucken, A.; American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers
1998-01-01

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

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Individual and Plant-level Determinants of Job Durations in Germany

Boockmann, Bernhard; Steffes, Susanne

We examine job durations of German workers using a linked employeremployee dataset. The descriptive evidence suggests that firm characteristics have a substantial influence on the job exit rate. However, the extent of dispersion in durations is not substantially lower at the firm level than for the ...

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118

Individual and Plant-level Determinants of Job Durations in Germany

Boockmann, Bernhard; Steffes, Susanne

We examine job durations of German workers using a linked employeremployee dataset. The descriptive evidence suggests that firm characteristics have a substantial influence on the job exit rate. However, the extent of dispersion in durations is not substantially lower at the firm level than for the ...

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119

Income and Employment Effects of Health Shocks - A Test Case for the German Welfare State

Riphahn, Regina T.

Using data from the first eleven waves of the German Socio-Economic Panel this study investigates the dynamic effects of health shocks on employment and economic wellbeing of older workers. A health shock trebles the probability of leaving the labor force and almost doubles the unemployment risk. Th...

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120

In the Right Place at the Wrong Time : The Role of Firms and Luck in Young Workers? Careers

von Wachter, Till; Bender, Stefan

We exploit administrative data on young German workers and their employers to study the long-term effects of an early job loss. To account for non-random sorting of workers into firms with different turnover rates and for selective job mobility, we use changes over time in firm- and age-specific lab...

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Immunologic findings in workers formerly exposed to 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin and its congeners.

Koitka, C; Klein, R; Päpke, O; Thews, A; Huber, C; Lucier, G; Muttray, A; Edler, L; Manz, A; Needham, L; Konietzko, J; Ehrenthal, W

One hundred ninety-two workers in a German pesticide factory who were exposed to polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and -furans (PCDD/PCDF) were investigated for former and present diseases and laboratory changes of the immune system. Moreover, in a subgroup of 29 highly exposed and 28 control persons, ...

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122

Image Enhancement Support Group

Klemz, S. D.; American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers
1998-01-01

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123

Identifying and Measuring Alcohol-related Problems after Spinal Cord Injury

Bombardier, C. H.; Roberts, L. J.; American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers
1998-01-01

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

124

How to Win Through Social Skill

Balakrishnan, P.; Central Board for Workers Education
2007-01-01

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

126

Health problems on health care workers in Japan

Makino, S.; International Commission on Occupational Health; Scientific Committee on Occupational Health for Health Care Workers
1995-01-01

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

128

Globalisation, Gender, and Equity: Effects of Foreign Direct Investment on Labour Markets in Rural Indonesia

Siegmann, Karin Astrid

This study assesses the impact of foreign direct investment (FDI) on gendered labour markets in rural Indonesia. It focuses on the gender composition of the workforce, female and male workers? employment conditions and gender wage inequality. Th e research strategy of ?between-methods triangulation?...

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129

German investigations on morbidity and mortality of workers exposed to vinyl chloride.

Weber, H; Greiser, E; Reinl, W

Two studies on mortality and morbidity of workers exposed to vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) which have been carried out on behalf of the Ministry of Labour, Health and Social Affairs on Northrhine-Westphalia are reported.

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Gender, migration, remittances: evidence from Germany

Holst, Elke; Schäfer, Andrea; Schrooten, Mechthild

Gender-specific determinants of remittances are the subject of this study based on German SOEP data (2001-2006). In 2007, about 7.3 million foreigners were living in Germany. While the total number of foreigners has decreased over the last decade, female migration to Germany has increased. Today, wo...

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132

Gender, Life Satisfaction, and Coping in Spinal Cord Injured Persons

Merwin, M. M.; American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers
1998-01-01

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133

Gender differences in entry wages and early career wages

Kunze, Astrid

This paper investigates the gender wage gap in entry wages and in the early career for German skilled workers in the period 1975-1990. We use a new administrative longitudinal data source that allows to observe complete work and skill accumulation histories from the beginning for up to 13 years in t...

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134

Frühverrentung in Deutschland: Ökonomische Anreize und institutionelle Strukturen

Arnds, Pascal; Bonin, Holger

Das durchschnittliche Rentenzugangsalter in Deutschland liegt erheblich unter der gesetzlichen Regelaltersgrenze. Dieser Beitrag analysiert die arbeitsmarkt- und rentenpolitischen Ursachen der massiven Frühverrentung. Aufbauend auf einem Überblick über ökonomische Konzepte der Ruhestandsentscheidung...

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135

Formelle und informelle berufliche Weiterbildung und Verdienst bei Arbeitnehmern und Selbständigen

Pfeiffer, Friedhelm; Reize, Frank

Investitionen in Weiterbildung werden typischerweise durch die erwartete Zunahme individueller Fähigkeiten motiviert. In dieser Arbeit wird untersucht, von welchen sozio-ökonomischen und beruflichen Merkmalen die Teilnahme an formeller und informeller beruflicher Weiterbildung abhängt, und welche Au...

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136

Fields of training, plant characteristics and the gender wage gap in entry wages among skilled workers: evidence from German administrative data

Braakmann, Nils

This paper investigates the gender wage gap among skilled German workers after the end of vocational training using data from social security record. Using information on worker and plant characteristics for both the training plant and the current employer, results from standard decomposition techni...

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137

Family Functioning Among a Community-based Sample of Persons with Spinal Cord Injury

Rintala, D. H.; American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers
1998-01-01

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138

Factitious Disorder on an SCI Unit: A Case Study

Moverman, R. A.; American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers
1998-01-01

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139

Evaluation and Treatment of Mood Disorders Following Spinal Cord Injury

Buzan, R. D.; American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers
1998-01-01

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

140

Ethnic German Migration since 1989 - Results and Perspectives

Zimmermann, Klaus F.

Among all European countries, Germany absorbs by far the largest number of immigrants. But to date, the German government has yet to adopt a system that will effectively control the influx of foreigners. The immigration of Ethnic Germans from Eastern Europe, which is due to historical events and the...

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Estimation of the cumulated exposure to polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins/furans and standardized mortality ratio analysis of cancer mortality by dose in an occupationally exposed cohort.

Becher, H; Flesch-Janys, D; Gurn, P; Steindorf, K

For a cohort of 1189 male German former herbicide and insecticide workers with exposure to polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and -furans (PCDD/F), we report an extended standardized mortality ratio (SMR) analysis based on a new quantitative exposure index. This index characterizes the cumulative lif...

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Estimating the impact of immigrants on the host country social security system when return migration is an endogenous choice

Kirdar, Murat G.

In this paper, I estimate the fiscal impact of immigrants on the German pension insurance (PI) and unemployment insurance (UI) systems when return migration is an endogenous choice. For this purpose, I develop a dynamic stochastic model of joint return migration and saving decisions that accounts fo...

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143

Estimating Wage Losses of Displaced Workers in Germany

Burda, Michael C.; Mertens, Antje

This paper investigates the effect of displacement on reemployment wages of socially insured West German workers who became unemployed in 1986. Because detailed information on the cause of job loss is unavailable, displacement status is imputed using a probit estimated on the German Socioeconomic Pa...

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144

Empirical Evidence That Treatment Works

Follette, W. C.; American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers
1998-01-01

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

145

Emerging Issues in Psychopharmacology

Brown, W. J.; American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers
1998-01-01

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

146

Effective Benefit Delivery Systems

Ballantyne, D. S.; Workers Compensation Research Institute
2004-01-01

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

147

Educational expansion and its heterogeneous returns for wage workers

Gebel, Michael; Pfeiffer, Friedhelm

The paper examines the evolution of returns to education in the West German labour market over the last two decades. During this period, graduates from the period of educational expansion in the sixties and seventies entered the labour market and an upgrading of the skill structure took place. In or...

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Educational Expansion and its Heterogeneous Returns for Wage Workers

Gebel; Michael; Pfeiffer, Friedhelm

The paper examines the evolution of returns to education in the West German labour market over the last two decades. During this period, graduates from the period of educational expansion in the sixties and seventies entered the labour market and an upgrading of the skill structure took place. In or...

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149

Doing More with More: Moving to the High End of Practice

Burgess, C.; American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers
1998-01-01

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150

Does product market competition decrease employers' training investments?: evidence from German establishment panel data

Görlitz, Katja; Stiebale, Joel

Using a large panel data set of German manufacturing establishments, this paper investigates the impact of competition on training incidence as well as on the number of trained workers. According to theory, one would expect a negative relationship between product market competition and firms' incent...

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151

Does job satisfaction improve the health of workers? New evidence using panel data and objective measures of health

Fischer, Justina A. V.; Sousa-Poza, Alfonso

This paper evaluates the relationship between job satisfaction and measures of health of workers using the German Socio-Economic Panel (GSOEP). Methodologically, it addresses two important design problems encountered frequently in the literature: (a) cross-sectional causality problems and (b) absenc...

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152

Does employer learning vary by occupation?

Mansour, Hani

Models in which employers learn about the productivity of young workers, such as Altonji and Pierret (2001), have two principal implications: First, the distribution of wages becomes more dispersed as a cohort of workers gains experience; second, the coefficient on a variable that employers initiall...

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Does Job Satisfaction Improve the Health of Workers? New Evidence Using Panel Data and Objective Measures of Health

Fischer, Justina A.V.; Sousa-Poza, Alfonso

This paper evaluates the relationship between job satisfaction and measures of health of workers using the German Socio-Economic Panel (GSOEP). Methodologically, it addresses two important design problems encountered frequently in the literature: (a) cross-sectional causality problems and (b) absenc...

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155

Differential diagnosis to frequent skin diseases in health care workers

Kreusch, J.; International Commission on Occupational Health; Scientific Committee on Occupational Health for Health Care Workers
1993-01-01

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156

Developement of new vaccines for health care workers

Hofmann, F.; International Commission on Occupational Health; Scientific Committee on Occupational Health for Health Care Workers
1995-01-01

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157

Deutschförderung am Arbeitsplatz: Vorgesetzten-Schulung und Lernstatt Deutsch

Maurer, Ernst; Stotz, Daniel

A set of further education workshops is described and analysed which aim to promote the communicative competence in German of foreign-language workers employed by the city of Zurich. The workshops were complemented with seminars for the employees' superiors, enabling them toenhance the language-lear...

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158

Depression in Alcohol or Other Drug Addicted Veterans with and without SCI

Vinciguerra, V. P.; American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers
1998-01-01

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

160

Culture and Rehabilitation for Spinal Cord Injured Asian/Pacific Islanders

Seto, D. B.; American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers
1998-01-01

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

161

Cross Disability Research: Studies from a Survivor Centered Approach

Temkin, A. J.; American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers
1998-01-01

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

162

Correlates of Quality of life in a Spinal Cord Injured Sample

Dijkers, M. P.; American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers
1998-01-01

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

163

Construct Validity of an MMPI-2 SCI Correction Procedure

Barncord, S. W.; American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers
1998-01-01

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

164

Computer use and the employment status of older workers : an analysis based on individual data

Schleife, Katrin

This paper analyzes computer use by older male employees and estimates the impact of computer use on their employment status, based on individual data from the German Socio-Economic Panel (GSOEP) for the years 1997 and 2001. In line with previous research on the diffusion of new technologies, a stro...

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165

Computer Use and the Employment Status of Older Workers: An analysis Based on Individual Data

Schleife, Katrin

This paper analyzes the determinants of computer use by male employees and estimates the impact of computer use on the employment status for older workers, based on individual data from the German Socio-Economic Panel (GSOEP). In line with previous research on the diffusion of new technologies, a st...

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166

Computer Use and the Employment Status of Older Workers: An Analysis Based on Individual Data

Schleife, Katrin

This paper analyzes computer use by older male employees and estimates the impact of computer use on their employment status, based on individual data from the German Socio-Economic Panel (GSOEP) for the years 1997 and 2001. In line with previous research on the diffusion of new technologies, a stro...

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167

Computer Use and the Employment Status of Older Workers - An Analysis Based on Individual Data

Schleife, Katrin

This paper analyzes computer use by older male employees and estimates the impact of computer use on their employment status, based on individual data from the German Socio-Economic Panel (GSOEP) for the years 1997 and 2001. In line with previous research on the diffusion of new technologies, a stro...

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168

Compassionate Care for Dying Patients with SCI: Psychosocial Issues

Mestel Squyres, J.; American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers
1998-01-01

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

169

Collective wage agreements and the adjustment of workers and hours in German service firms

Kaiser, Ulrich; Pfeiffer, Friedhelm

There is a growing concern about collective wage agreement and employment dynamics in Germany. In this paper, evidence is provided on the way collective wage agreements affect the adjustment of working hours, employment and other production factors when firms from the service sector are faced with d...

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170

Cohort effects and the returns to education in West Germany

Boockmann, Bernhard; Steiner, Viktor

Using a Mincer-type wage function, we estimate cohort effects in the returns to education for West German workers born between 1925 and 1974. The main problem to be tackled in the specification is to separately identify cohort, experience, and possibly also age effects in the returns. For women, we ...

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Cohort effects and the returns to education in West Germany

Boockmann, Bernhard; Steiner, Viktor

Using a Mincer-type wage function, we estimate cohort effects in the returns to education for West German workers born between 1925 and 1974. The main problem to be tackled in the specification is to separately identify cohort, experience, and possibly also age effects in the returns. For women, we ...

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172

Cognitive Theory and Treatment of Depression

Alford, B.; American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers
1998-01-01

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173

Chronic Pain Disorder Masking Acute Neurological Pathology: A Case Study

Weinberger, L. J.; American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers
1998-01-01

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

174

Chemical hazards and pregnancy problems in health care workers

Lindbohm, M.-L.; International Commission on Occupational Health; Scientific Committee on Occupational Health for Health Care Workers
1993-01-01

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

175

Bringing home the money: xenophobia and remittances ; the case of Germany

Holst, Elke; Schäfer, Andrea; Schrooten, Mechthild

The determinants of migrants' remittances are the subject of this study based on German SOEP data (2001-2006). In contrast to previous studies we analyze the motives for remittances not only for foreigners but also for the broader group of individuals with a personal migration background. Major find...

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177

Blood and body fluid exposures among health care workers in acute care hospitals

Robillard, P.; Roy, E.; International Commission on Occupational Health; Scientific Committee on Occupational Health for Health Care Workers
1995-01-01

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

178

Biases in the measurement of labour market dynamics

Bachmann, Ronald; Schaffner, Sandra

This paper analyses worker transitions on the German labour market derived from different data sources. These include the two German micro data sets which provide high-frequency observations on workers' employment and unemployment histories: the German Socioeconomic Panel (SOEP) and the IAB Employme...

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179

Ausländische Werkvertragsarbeitnehmer am Bau: Bauboom oder Verdrängungswettbewerb?

Pischke, Jörn-Steffen; Velling, Johannes

While the entry of new immigrants into the German labour market is usually controlled by the local labour authorities, no such controls exist for contract workers (Werkvertragsarbeitnehmer), who are subject to national quotas which are fixed in the medium term. Therefore the ease of contract workers...

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180

Assessing Intergenerational Earnings Persistence Among German Workers

Eisenhauer, Philipp; Pfeiffer, Friedhelm

In this study we assess the relationship between father and son earnings among (West) German Workers. To reduce the lifecycle and attenuation bias a novel sampling procedure is developed and applied to the German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) 1984-2006. Our preferred point estimate indicates that abou...

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181

Assessing Intergenerational Earnings Persistence Among German Workers

Pfeiffer, Friedhelm; Eisenhauer, Philipp

In this study we assess the relationship between father and son earnings among (West) German Workers. To reduce the lifecycle and attenuation bias a novel sampling procedure is developed and applied to the German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) 1984-2006. Our preferred point estimate indicates that abou...

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185

Age Influence in Quality of Life Following Spinal Cord Injury

McNeil, C. K.; American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers
1998-01-01

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

186

Adaptive Functions of Pain in Spinal Cord Injury

Hughley, E.; American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers
1998-01-01

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

189

A structural approach to estimating the effect of taxation on the labor market dynamics of older workers

Haan, Peter; Prowse, Victoria

We estimate a dynamic structural life-cycle model of employment, non-employment and retirement that includes endogenous accumulation of human capital and intertemporal non- separabilities in preferences. Additionally, the model accounts for the effect of the tax and transfer system on work incentive...

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191

A Review of Current and Past Findings from the PTSD/SCI Research Project

Radnitz, C. L.; American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers
1998-01-01

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192

A Model Health Care Program for Women with Spinal Cord Injury

Schopp, L.; American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers
1998-01-01

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

193

A Hospital-based Program for Seriously Injured Crime Victims: A Model Program

Best, C. L.; American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers
1998-01-01

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

194

A Cognitive-behavioral Model of the Psychological Impact of SCI

Tirch, E. D.; American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers
1998-01-01

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

195

Nutzinger, Hans G.

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Hörschelmann, K.

This paper analyses how the authority of west German media workers to produce ‘truthful’ representations about unification and eastern Germany after 1989 was discursively constructed. Rather than simply assuming the superiority of western knowledge, I show that the right of western media producers t...

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Frege, Carola M.

This article compares the attitudes of east and west German workers to their union and works council. The author's research in the clothing and textile industry examines to what extent union members in east Germany have individualistic or collectivist attitudes towards the newly established institut...

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Frege, Carola M.

There is a widespread hypothesis that union members in East Germany are strongly individualistic, passive and instrumental with regard to their collective interest representation. This article examines the extent to which East German union members can be thus characterised and reveals that people we...

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Doellgast, Virginia

This article compares the process and outcomes of collective negotiations over the outsourcing of call centre jobs in US and German telecommunications firms. In the USA, the Communication Workers of America relied on coalitions with politicians and other organizations to lead successful public campa...

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Achcar, Gilbert

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