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comparative analysis of East and West German labour markets

Alan. B. Kreuger

comparative analysis of East and West German labour markets

before and after unification

by Alan. B. Kreuger

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Published by Princeton University, Industrial Relations Section in Princeton .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAlan B. Kreuger and Jorn-Steffen Pischke.
SeriesIndustrial relations working paper series / Princeton University, Industrial Relations Section -- no.307, Industrial relations working paper (Princeton University, Industrial Relations Section) -- no307.
ContributionsPischke, Jorn-Steffen.
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Open LibraryOL13972560M

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Comparative analysis of East and West German labour markets by Alan. B. Kreuger Download PDF EPUB FB2

A Comparative Analysis of East and West German Labor Markets: Before and After Unification Alan B. Krueger, Jorn-Steffen Pischke. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in August NBER Program(s):Labor Studies.

Inthe wage distribution in East Germany was much more compressed than in West Germany or the by: A Comparative Analysis of East and West German Labor Markets: Before and After Unification Alan B. Krueger, Jorn-Steffen Pischke Chapter in NBER book Differences and Changes in Wage Structures(), Richard B.

Freeman and Lawrence F. Katz, editors (p. - ) Conference held JulyCited by:   A Comparative Analysis of East and West German Labor Markets: Before and after Unification NBER Working Paper No.

w 73 Pages Posted: 27 Jun Last revised: 1 Oct Cited by: Krueger, Alan B. & Pischke, Jörn-Steffen, "A comparative analysis of East and West German labor markets before and after unification," ZEW Discussion PapersZEW - Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research. Alan B. Krueger & Jorn-Steffen Pischke, A Comparative Analysis of East and West German Labor Markets: Before and After Unification Inthe wage distribution in East Germany was much more compressed than in West Germany or the U.S.

Since the collapse of Communism and unification with West Germany, however, the wage structure in eastern Germany has changed considerably. 12 A Comparative Analysis of East and West German Labor Markets: Before and After Unification Alan B.

Krueger and Jorn-Steffen Pischke The unification of East and West Germany provides a unique natural expen- ment to study a Soviet-style labor market undergoing a dramatic and rapid transition.

A comparative analysis of East and West German labor markets before and after unification. By Alan B. Krueger and J\uf6rn-Steffen Pischke. Get PDF (2 MB) Abstract. This paper uses micro data to analyze the wage structures in East Germany and West Germany before and after unification.

Comparative analysis of labour markets in the region was made and conclusions were drawn about differences in the case of key labour market indicators.

Discover the world's research 17+ million. Comparative analysis of labour markets in the region was made and conclusions were drawn about differences in the case of key labour market indicators.

© The Authors. Published by Elsevier B.V. Selection and/or peer-review under responsibility of the Scientific Committee of ESPERA. Through implementation of principal components analysis and factor analysis changes of regional labour market in last decade were monitored and key factors were identified.

Comparative analysis of labour markets in the region was made and conclusions were drawn about differences in the case of key labour market indicators.

Get this from a library. A comparative analysis of East and West German labor markets: before and after unification. [Alan B Krueger; Jörn-Steffen Pischke; National Bureau of Economic Research.]. Comparing and Contrasting East and West Germany Jaap Sleifer’s book, Planning Ahead and Falling Behind, points out that the eastern part of Germany was actually richer than the western part prior to World War II.

The entire country’s economy was then destroyed by the war. Get this from a library. A comparative analysis of East and West German labor markets: before and after unification. [Alan B Krueger; Jörn-Steffen Pischke; National Bureau of Economic Research.] -- Inthe wage distribution in East Germany was much more compressed than in West Germany or the U.S.

Since the collapse of Communism and unification with West Germany, however, the wage. Western market economies about possible adverse effects for domestic labor markets. This “fear” is particularly strong in the United States, and numerous studies have ad-dressed the impacts of this trade integration on the US economy.1 (a) China (b) Eastern Europe Figure 1: German trade volumes with China and Eastern Europe, This is perhaps the greatest achievement in the German labor market during the period from to an increasing proportion of the working-age population has (re-)entered the labor force.

Figure 4 shows that while the increase in participation rates has occurred across the board, it has been more pronounced among particular groups. The behavior of the labor market is widely seen as the cause of the UK's poor macroeconomic performance over the past thirty years.

The functioning of the labor market is addressed in this book by an international group of economists. They assemble micro- and macroeconomic evidence on the UK, the US, France and Germany, and discuss whether the UK labor market is different, and also if it has. Elias, Peter and Steiner, Viktor () Labour markets in transition: Britain and Germany compared: a comparative analysis of labour force and income dynamics.

An Anglo-German Foundation report. London: Anglo-German Foundation for the Study of Industrial Society. ISBN performance. Reflecting past labour market reforms, the unemployment rate has continued to fall and is now the lowest in the European Union (Figure 1, Panels A, B and C).

Private household demand has risen on the back of a robust labour market and the recent Figure 1. Key economic indicators 1. Euro area countries which are OECD members. Short overview of the labour market. With million inhabitants, Germany has the fourth-largest national economy and industrial base in the world.

The overwhelming majority of German businesses are small and medium-sized enterprises. A total of 61% of the workforce in Germany works in these small and medium-sized enterprises.

The German labour market has tended ­ever upwards in recent years. On an annual average, in million people were in gainful employment in Germany. The high employment is an expression of the country’s sound economic situation.

Germany is one of the. German-specific analysis that stratified the cohort by whether an individual was from East or West Germany found large effect modification. The relative risk of mortality for unemployed East Germans was (95% CI =) compared with employed East Germans, whereas there was no association for unemployed West Germans (RR = ; 95% CI = 0.the German labour market is not functioning well.

This article presents some of the major problems in relation to the German labour-market structure. The difficulties are to some extent attributable to the reunification of Germany.

Merging East and West has proved to be a lengthy process.An additional and novel finding of this study is that current social acceptance of maternal employment is also driven by pre-war differences in female labour supply.

This corresponds to a remarkable mark-up of married East German women in the labour market before German separation that is also descriptively shown in the paper.