Thomas Zwick

University of Würzburg - Business Administration & Economics

Sanderring 2

Wuerzburg, D-97070

Germany

Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)

P.O. Box 10 34 43

L 7,1 D-68161 Mannheim

Germany

Maastricht University - Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA)

P.O. Box 616

Maastricht, MD6200

Netherlands

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1.

Age and Productivity - Evidence from Linked Employer Employee Data

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 09-020
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 09 Jul 2009
Christian Goebel and Thomas Zwick
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research and University of Würzburg - Business Administration & Economics
Downloads 647 (38,846)

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ageing workforce, age, productivity, LEED, system GMM

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Why Training Older Employees is Less Effective

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 11-046
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 15 Jul 2011
Thomas Zwick
University of Würzburg - Business Administration & Economics
Downloads 546 (48,587)

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Training, Older Employees, Linked-Employer-Employee Data

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Workers into Managers - Developing Leadership Competence of Production Unit Managers

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 05-013
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 Feb 2005 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2018
Thomas Zwick
University of Würzburg - Business Administration & Economics
Downloads 369 (78,455)

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Leadership skills, first line managers, training, experiment

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Reassessing the Productivity Impact of Employee Involvement and Financial Incentives

Schmalenbach Business Review, Vol. 60, April 2008
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2008
Elke Wolf and Thomas Zwick
Center for European Economic Research (ZEW) and University of Würzburg - Business Administration & Economics
Downloads 346 (84,557)

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High Performance Workplaces, Microeconometric Evaluation, Productivity

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Empirical Determinants of Employee Resistance Against Innovations

ZEW Discussion Paper No. 00-47
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 25 Apr 2003
Thomas Zwick
University of Würzburg - Business Administration & Economics
Downloads 342 (85,670)

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Innovation, Labour-Management Relations, Estimation

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Reassessing the Impact of High Performance Workplaces

ZEW Discussion Paper No. 02-07
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 27 Jan 2003
Elke Wolf and Thomas Zwick
Center for European Economic Research (ZEW) and University of Würzburg - Business Administration & Economics
Downloads 296 (100,422)

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high performance workplaces, microeconometric evaluation, firm productivity, panel regression

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Apprenticeship Training in Germany - Investment or Productivity Driven?

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 07-023
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 13 May 2007 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2008
Thomas Zwick
University of Würzburg - Business Administration & Economics
Downloads 252 (119,089)

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Apprenticeship Training, Returns, Germany

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Technology Use, Organisational Flexibility and Innovation: Evidence for Germany

ZEW Discussion Paper No. 05-57
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Sep 2005
Thomas Hempell and Thomas Zwick
Center for European Economic Research (ZEW) and University of Würzburg - Business Administration & Economics
Downloads 239 (125,591)

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ICT usage, flexibility, innovations

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Do Hiring Subsidies Reduce Unemployment Among the Elderly? Evidence from Two Natural Experiments

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 07-001
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 18 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2008
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, University of Würzburg - Business Administration & Economics and Center for European Economic Research (ZEW)
Downloads 214 (139,889)

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Hiring subsidies, older workers, evaluation, natural experiments

10.

The Employment Consequences of Seniority Wages

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 08-039
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 06 Aug 2008
Thomas Zwick
University of Würzburg - Business Administration & Economics
Downloads 176 (167,471)

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Seniority Wages, Employment Structure, Linked Employer-Employee data

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The Employment Impact of Cleaner Production on the Firm Level Empirical Evidence from a Survey in Five European Countries

ZEW Discussion Paper No. 01-08
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Feb 2003
Klaus Rennings and Thomas Zwick
Center for European Economic Research (ZEW) and University of Würzburg - Business Administration & Economics
Downloads 144 (198,508)

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Environmental technologies, cleaner production, innovation, labour demand

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Which Personnel Measures are Effective in Increasing Productivity of Old Workers?

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 10-069
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 17 Oct 2010
Christian Goebel and Thomas Zwick
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research and University of Würzburg - Business Administration & Economics
Downloads 125 (222,045)

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ageing workforce, age-productivity-profile, personnel management, HRM

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Why Pay Seniority Wages?

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 09-005
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 Apr 2009
Thomas Zwick
University of Würzburg - Business Administration & Economics
Downloads 125 (222,045)

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Seniority Wages, Establishment Characteristics, Linked Employer-Employee Data

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Why Do Firms Train Apprentices? The Net Cost Puzzle Reconsidered

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 08-019
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 28 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 15 May 2009
Jens Mohrenweiser and Thomas Zwick
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Würzburg - Business Administration & Economics
Downloads 114 (237,795)

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apprenticeship training, performance, panel data estimation

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Works Councils and the Anatomy of Wages

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2474
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 02 Jan 2007
John T. Addison, Paulino Teixeira and Thomas Zwick
University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business - Department of Economics, Universidade de Coimbra - Faculdade de Economia and University of Würzburg - Business Administration & Economics
Downloads 60 (355,152)

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matched employer-employee data, rent seeking, tenure, wages, wage distribution, works councils

Works Councils and the Anatomy of Wages

ZEW - Center for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 06-086
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 11 Jan 2007
John T. Addison, Paulino Teixeira and Thomas Zwick
University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business - Department of Economics, Universidade de Coimbra - Faculdade de Economia and University of Würzburg - Business Administration & Economics
Downloads 46 (402,104)

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matched employer-employee data, rent seeking, tenure, wages, wage distribution, works councils

16.

Employment Changes in Environmentally Innovative Firms

ZEW Discussion Paper No. 01-46
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 30 Sep 2002
Klaus Rennings, Andreas Ziegler and Thomas Zwick
Center for European Economic Research (ZEW), Center for European Economic Research (ZEW) and University of Würzburg - Business Administration & Economics
Downloads 98 (264,008)

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Innovation, labour demand, discrete choice models

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Determinants of Individual Academic Achievement - Group Selectivity Effects Have Many Dimensions

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 12-081
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 07 Dec 2012
Thomas Zwick
University of Würzburg - Business Administration & Economics
Downloads 97 (265,770)

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Academic Achievement, Selectivity Effects, Graduates

18.

Poaching and Firm-Sponsored Training: First Clean Evidence

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 37
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 28 Jun 2013
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, University of Würzburg - Business Administration & Economics and University of Zurich - Institute for Business Administration
Downloads 93 (273,100)

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poaching, company sponsored training, recruiting, apprenticeship

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How Acid are Lemons? Adverse Selection and Signalling for Skilled Labour Market Entrants

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 12-014
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 06 Mar 2012
Robert Wagner and Thomas Zwick
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Würzburg - Business Administration & Economics
Downloads 84 (291,091)

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entry wages, employer change, adverse selection, signalling

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Good Occupation - Bad Occupation? The Quality of Apprenticeship Training

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 09-024
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 Jul 2009
Kathrin Göggel and Thomas Zwick
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Würzburg - Business Administration & Economics
Downloads 77 (306,556)

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Wage mark-up, apprenticeship training, occupations

Earnings Losses after Non-Employment Increase with Age

Schmalenbach Business Review, Vol. 64, January 2012, pp. 2-19
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 04 Apr 2012
Thomas Zwick
University of Würzburg - Business Administration & Economics
Downloads 40 (425,394)

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Age, Earnings Losses, Non-Employment

Earnings Losses after Non-Employment Increase with Age

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 08-041
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Aug 2008
Thomas Zwick
University of Würzburg - Business Administration & Economics
Downloads 35 (446,935)

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Earnings losses, non-employment, age

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Human Capital Creates Insider Power

ZEW Discussion Paper No. 99-25
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 09 Nov 2003
Thomas Zwick and Joan Muysken
University of Würzburg - Business Administration & Economics and University of Maastricht
Downloads 74 (313,700)

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Insider-Outsider, Human Capital, Rents, Unemployment, Hold-Up

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Age and Productivity – Sector Differences?

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 11-058
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 Oct 2011
Christian Goebel and Thomas Zwick
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research and University of Würzburg - Business Administration & Economics
Downloads 71 (320,996)

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ageing workforce, age, productivity, linked employer employee data, sectors

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Individual Determinants of Inventor Productivity: Report and Preliminary Results with Evidence from Linked Human Capital and Patent Data

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 15-001
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Feb 2015
University of Würzburg, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Max-Planck-Institute for Innovation and Competition and University of Würzburg - Business Administration & Economics
Downloads 67 (331,203)

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New Technologies and the Demand for Medium Qualified Labour in Germany

ZEW Discussion Paper No. 01-12
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 Nov 2002
Peter Jacobebbinghaus and Thomas Zwick
Center for European Economic Research (ZEW) and University of Würzburg - Business Administration & Economics
Downloads 57 (359,233)

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Dual apprenticeship system, qualification demand, innovation

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Still Searching for the Wage Curve: Evidence from Germany and Italy

ZEW Discussion Paper No. 07-008, IZA Discussion Paper No. 2674
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Feb 2007
Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Milano, University of Bergamo and University of Würzburg - Business Administration & Economics
Downloads 51 (377,976)

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wage curve, local labour markets, quantile regressions

27.

Aggregate Unemployment Decreases Individual Returns to Education

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 06-034
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 30 May 2006 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2008
Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, Center for European Economic Research (ZEW) and University of Würzburg - Business Administration & Economics
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returns to education, unemployment, regional variation

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Wage Divergence and Unemployment: The Impact of Insider Power and Training Costs

ZEW Discussion Paper No. 00-37
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Nov 2003
Joan Muysken and Thomas Zwick
University of Maastricht and University of Würzburg - Business Administration & Economics
Downloads 49 (384,550)

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Mis-match unemployment, training costs, skill biased technological change, Labour supply

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The Retention Effect of Training – Portability, Visibility, and Credibility

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 16-011
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 Apr 2016
Daniel Dietz and Thomas Zwick
University of Würzburg and University of Würzburg - Business Administration & Economics
Downloads 45 (398,407)

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J62, J63 , M51, M53

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Youth Unemployment After Apprenticeship Training and Individual, Occupation and Training Employer Characteristics

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 14-052
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Aug 2014
Jens Mohrenweiser and Thomas Zwick
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research and University of Würzburg - Business Administration & Economics
Downloads 45 (398,407)

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apprenticeship, youth unemployment, Germany

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Candidate Screening for the Recruitment of Critical Research and Development Workers – A Report and Preliminary Results with Evidence from Experimental Data from German High-Tech Firms

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 15-002
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 19 Feb 2015
University of Würzburg, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Max-Planck-Institute for Innovation and Competition and University of Würzburg - Business Administration & Economics
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Innovations Induce Asymmetric Employment Movements

ZEW Discussion Paper No. 99-24
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 09 Nov 2003
Thomas Zwick
University of Würzburg - Business Administration & Economics
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How Selective are Real Wage Cuts? A Micro-Analysis Using Linked Employer-Employee Data

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 13-086
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 31 Oct 2013
Boris Hirsch and Thomas Zwick
University of Erlangen-Nuremberg and University of Würzburg - Business Administration & Economics
Downloads 24 (504,502)

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real wage rigidity, real wage cuts, selectivity, Germany

How Selective are Real Wage Cuts? A Micro-Analysis Using Linked Employer-Employee Data

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8417
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 06 Sep 2014
Boris Hirsch and Thomas Zwick
University of Erlangen-Nuremberg and University of Würzburg - Business Administration & Economics
Downloads 8 (607,863)

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selectivity, real wage cuts, real wage rigidity, Germany

How Selective are Real Wage Cuts? A Micro‐Analysis Using Linked Employer-Employee Data

LABOUR, Vol. 29, Issue 4, pp. 327-347, 2015
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 04 Nov 2015
Boris Hirsch and Thomas Zwick
University of Erlangen-Nuremberg and University of Würzburg - Business Administration & Economics
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Work-Related Ability as Source of Information Advantages of Training Employers

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 15-057
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 22 Aug 2015
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, Independent and University of Würzburg - Business Administration & Economics
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training, employer learning, employer change, adverse selection, asymmetric information

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Separating Wheat and Chaff: Age-Specific Staffing Strategies and Innovative Performance at the Firm Level

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 11-047
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Aug 2011
University of Würzburg, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Würzburg - Business Administration & Economics
Downloads 29 (463,509)

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Workforce aging, staffing strategies, innovation

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The Impact of Training Intensity on Establishment Productivity

Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, Vol. 45, No. 1, pp. 26-46, January 2006
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 03 Jan 2006
Thomas Zwick
University of Würzburg - Business Administration & Economics
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Apprentice Poaching in Regional Labor Markets

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 17-013
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 03 Mar 2017
Bastian Stockinger and Thomas Zwick
Government of the Federal Republic of Germany - Institute for Employment Research (IAB) and University of Würzburg - Business Administration & Economics
Downloads 23 (494,979)

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Poaching, Firm-Sponsored Training, Apprenticeship, Regional Labor Markets, Labor Market Competition

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The Power of Individual-Level Drivers of Inventive Performance

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 15-080
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 04 Jan 2016
University of Würzburg - Business Administration & Economics, University of Würzburg, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
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Inventive performance, individual drivers, patent history, survey

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Productivity, Workplace Performance and ICT: Industry and Firm-Level Evidence for Europe and the Us

Scottish Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 52, No. 3, pp. 359-386, July 2005
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Jul 2005
Marche Polytechnic University - Department of Economics, National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR), National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) and University of Würzburg - Business Administration & Economics
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Attenuation Bias When Measuring Inventive Performance

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 16-014
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 09 Apr 2016
Thomas Zwick and Katharina Frosch
University of Würzburg - Business Administration & Economics and University of Würzburg
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inventive performance; attenuation bias

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Birds, Birds, Birds: Co-Worker Similarity, Workplace Diversity, and Voluntary Turnover

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12333
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 May 2019
Boris Hirsch, Elke J. Jahn and Thomas Zwick
University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Institute for Employment Research (IAB) and University of Würzburg - Business Administration & Economics
Downloads 1 (638,107)

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workforce demography, co-worker similarity, workplace diversity, voluntary turnover

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Poaching and Firm‐Sponsored Training

British Journal of Industrial Relations, Vol. 57, Issue 1, pp. 143-181, 2019
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Feb 2019
Bournemouth University, University of Würzburg - Business Administration & Economics and University of Zurich
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Training in the Great Recession – Evidence from an Individual Perspective

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 18-037
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2019
Daniel Dietz and Thomas Zwick
University of Würzburg and University of Würzburg - Business Administration & Economics
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Training, Financial Crisis, Linked Employer Employee Data Set

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Heterogeneous Wage Effects of Apprenticeship Training

The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 114, Issue 3, pp. 756-779, 2012
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 Aug 2012
Kathrin Goggel and Thomas Zwick
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Würzburg - Business Administration & Economics
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Occupations, wage mark‐up

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Consequences of Seniority Wages on the Employment Structure

Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 65, No. 1, 2012
Posted: 20 Feb 2012
Thomas Zwick
University of Würzburg - Business Administration & Economics

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Seniority Wages, Employment Structure, Linked Employer-Employee Data

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German Works Councils and the Anatomy of Wages

Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 63, No. 2, 2010
Posted: 30 Jun 2010
John T. Addison, Paulino Teixeira and Thomas Zwick
University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business - Department of Economics, Universidade de Coimbra - Faculdade de Economia and University of Würzburg - Business Administration & Economics

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Works Councils, Collective Bargaining Coverage, Matched Employer-Employee Data, Wages, Wage Distribution