Christian Merkl

University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg

Schloßplatz 4

Erlangen, DE Bavaria 91054

Germany

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

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Monetary Policy Rules for Russia

BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 11/2004
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 18 Sep 2007
Kansas State University, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg and DG-ECFIN, European Commission
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monetary policy rules, exchange rate, central bank, Russia

Monetary Policy Rules for Russia

Journal of Comparative Economics, Vol. 33, No. 3, pp. 484-499, September 2005
Posted: 03 Feb 2006
Kansas State University, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg and DG-ECFIN, European Commission

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Monetary policy rules, exchange rate, Central bank

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The Caring Hand that Cripples: The East German Labor Market after Reunification (Detailed Version)

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2066
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 11 Apr 2006
Dennis J. Snower and Christian Merkl
University of Kiel - Institute for World Economics (IfW) and University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg
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German unification, labor markets, labor market traps

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Comparing the Effectiveness of Employment Subsidies

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2835
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 07 Jul 2007
Alessio J.G. Brown, Christian Merkl and Dennis J. Snower
Kiel Institute for the World Economy, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg and University of Kiel - Institute for World Economics (IfW)
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low wage subsidy, hiring voucher, targeting, employment, unemployment, duration, self-financing

Comparing the Effectiveness of Employment Subsidies

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6334
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 23 May 2008
Alessio J.G. Brown, Christian Merkl and Dennis J. Snower
Kiel Institute for the World Economy, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg and University of Kiel - Institute for World Economics (IfW)
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duration, employment, hiring voucher, low wage subsidy, self-financing, targeting, unemployment

Selective Hiring and Welfare Analysis in Labor Market Models

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6294
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 04 Feb 2012
Christian Merkl and Thijs van Rens
University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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labor market models, welfare, optimal unemployment insurance

Selective Hiring and Welfare Analysis in Labor Market Models

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13272
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 Oct 2018
Christian Merkl and Thijs van Rens
University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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labor market models, optimal unemployment insurance, welfare

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An Incentive Theory of Matching

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4145
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 03 May 2009
Alessio J.G. Brown, Christian Merkl and Dennis J. Snower
Kiel Institute for the World Economy, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg and University of Kiel - Institute for World Economics (IfW)
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matching, incentives, adjustment costs, unemployment, employment, quits, firing, job offers, job acceptance

An Incentive Theory of Matching

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7283
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 15 Jul 2009
Alessio J.G. Brown, Christian Merkl and Dennis J. Snower
Kiel Institute for the World Economy, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg and University of Kiel - Institute for World Economics (IfW)
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Adjustment costs, employment, Firing, Incentives, Job acceptance, Job offers, Matching, quits, unemployment

Monetary Persistence and the Labor Market: A New Perspective

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3513
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 05 Jun 2008
Wolfgang Lechthaler, Christian Merkl and Dennis J. Snower
Institute for the World Economy, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg and University of Kiel - Institute for World Economics (IfW)
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monetary persistence, labor market, hiring and firing costs

Monetary Persistence and the Labor Market: A New Perspective

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2935
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Feb 2010
Wolfgang Lechthaler, Christian Merkl and Dennis J. Snower
Institute for the World Economy, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg and University of Kiel - Institute for World Economics (IfW)
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monetary persistence, labor market, hiring and firing costs

Monetary Persistence and the Labor Market: A New Perspective

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7650
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Feb 2010
Wolfgang Lechthaler, Christian Merkl and Dennis J. Snower
Institute for the World Economy, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg and University of Kiel - Institute for World Economics (IfW)
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Business Cycle Statistics, Hiring and Firing Costs, Labor Market, Monetary Persistence

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The Minimum Wage from a Two-Sided Perspective

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4868
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 09 Jul 2014
Alessio J.G. Brown, Christian Merkl and Dennis J. Snower
Kiel Institute for the World Economy, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg and University of Kiel - Institute for World Economics (IfW)
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minimum wage, labor market, employment, unemployment, job offer, job acceptance

The Minimum Wage from a Two-Sided Perspective

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8252
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 28 Jun 2014
Alessio J.G. Brown, Christian Merkl and Dennis J. Snower
Kiel Institute for the World Economy, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg and University of Kiel - Institute for World Economics (IfW)
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minimum wage, labor market, employment, unemployment, job offer, job acceptance

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Labor Turnover Costs, Workers' Heterogeneity, and Optimal Monetary Policy

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4322
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 04 Aug 2009
Ester Faia, Wolfgang Lechthaler and Christian Merkl
Goethe University Frankfurt, Institute for the World Economy and University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg
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optimal monetary policy, hiring and firing costs, labor market frictions, policy trade-off

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Business Cycle Asymmetries and the Labor Market

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5803
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 Apr 2016
Britta Kohlbrecher and Christian Merkl
University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg and University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg
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business cycle asymmetries, matching function, Beverdige curve, job-finding rate, unemployment, effectiveness of policy

Business Cycle Asymmetries and the Labor Market

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9816
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 Mar 2016
Britta Kohlbrecher and Christian Merkl
University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg and University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg
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business cycle asymmetries, matching function, Beverdige curve, job-finding rate, unemployment, effectiveness of policy

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Centralized vs. Decentralized Wage Formation: The Role of Firms' Production Technology

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8242
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 Jun 2014
University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg and University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
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collective bargaining, bargaining coverage, Germany

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Does Short-Time Work Save Jobs? A Business Cycle Analysis

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4640
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 06 Mar 2014
University of Bonn, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg, Institute for the World Economy and University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg
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short-time work, fiscal policy, business cycles, search-and-matching, SVAR

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Fiscal Multipliers and the Labour Market in the Open Economy

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4849
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 29 Mar 2010
Ester Faia, Wolfgang Lechthaler and Christian Merkl
Goethe University Frankfurt, Institute for the World Economy and University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg
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fiscal multipliers, fiscal packages, labour market frictions

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They are Even Larger! More (on) Puzzling Labor Market Volatilities

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4403
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Oct 2009
Hermann Gartner, Christian Merkl and Thomas Rothe
Government of the Federal Republic of Germany - Institute for Employment Research (IAB), University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg and Government of the Federal Republic of Germany - Institute for Employment Research (IAB)
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labor market volatilities, unemployment, worker flows, vacancies, job-finding rate, market tightness

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Real Wage Rigidities and the Cost of Disinflations

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3049
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 23 Oct 2007
Guido Ascari and Christian Merkl
University of Pavia and University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg
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disinflation, sticky prices, real wage rigidities, nonlinearities

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Revisiting the Matching Function

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8515
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 04 Oct 2014
Britta Kohlbrecher, Christian Merkl and Daniela Nordmeier
University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg and Deutsche Bundesbank
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matching function, idiosyncratic productivity, job creation, vacancies, time trend, asymmetries

Revisiting the Matching Function

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5924
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 22 Jun 2016
Britta Kohlbrecher, Christian Merkl and Daniela Nordmeier
University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg and Deutsche Bundesbank
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matching function, idiosyncratic productivity, job creation, vacancies, time trend, asymmetries

Monetary Persistence, Imperfect Competition, and Staggering Complementarities

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3033
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 28 Sep 2007
Christian Merkl and Dennis J. Snower
University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg and University of Kiel - Institute for World Economics (IfW)
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monetary persistence, price staggering, wage staggering, firm-specific capital

Monetary Persistence, Imperfect Competition and Staggering Complementarities

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5658
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Jul 2006
Dennis J. Snower and Christian Merkl
University of Kiel - Institute for World Economics (IfW) and University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg
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Monetary persistence, price staggering, wage staggering, monetary policy

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Worker Churn in the Cross Section and Over Time: New Evidence from Germany

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6702
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 29 Oct 2019
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, University of Bonn, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg, Government of the Federal Republic of Germany - Institute for Employment Research (IAB), University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg and Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
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Job Flows, Worker Flows, Churn, Job-to-Job Transitions, Aggregate Fluctuations

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Escaping the Unemployment Trap: The Case of East Germany

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3681
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 14 Sep 2008
Christian Merkl and Dennis J. Snower
University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg and University of Kiel - Institute for World Economics (IfW)
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labor market, labor market trap, East Germany

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Some Surprising Facts About Working Time Accounts and the Business Cycle

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8890
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 16 Mar 2015
Almut Balleer, Britta Gehrke and Christian Merkl
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg and University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg
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working time accounts, short-time work, business cycles

Efficiency and Labor Market Dynamics in a Model of Labor Selection

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5474
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 19 Aug 2015
Sanjay K. Chugh and Christian Merkl
University of Maryland and University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg
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labor market frictions, hiring costs, sequential search, efficiency, amplification

Efficiency and Labor Market Dynamics in a Model of Labor Selection

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9291
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Sanjay K. Chugh and Christian Merkl
University of Maryland and University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg
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labor market, labor selection, labor market frictions, hiring costs, sequential search, efficiency, amplification

Efficiency and Labor Market Dynamics in a Model of Labor Selection

International Economic Review, Vol. 57, Issue 4, pp. 1371-1404, 2016
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Nov 2016
Sanjay K. Chugh and Christian Merkl
University of Maryland and University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg
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Extensive vs. Intensive Margin in Germany and the United States: Any Differences?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5117
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 24 Aug 2010
Christian Merkl and Dennis Wesselbaum
University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg and University of Otago - School of Business - Department of Economics
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business cycle, extensive and intensive margin, variance decomposition

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Macroeconomic Volatilities and the Labor Market: First Results from the Euro Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4924
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 10 May 2010
Christian Merkl and Tom Schmitz
University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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labor market institutions, output and inflation volatility, labor turnover costs, unemployment benefits, unemployment, eurozone

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The Caring Hand that Cripples: The East German Labour Market after Reunification

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5656
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 27 Jul 2006
Dennis J. Snower and Christian Merkl
University of Kiel - Institute for World Economics (IfW) and University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg
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German unification, labour markets, labour market traps

Optimal Fiscal Policy with Labor Selection

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11600
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 02 Jul 2018
Sanjay K. Chugh, Wolfgang Lechthaler and Christian Merkl
University of Maryland, Institute for the World Economy and University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg
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labor market frictions, hiring costs, efficiency, optimal taxation, labor wedge, zero intertemporal distortions

Optimal Fiscal Policy with Labor Selection

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 7120
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 23 Aug 2018
Sanjay K. Chugh, Wolfgang Lechthaler and Christian Merkl
University of Maryland, Institute for the World Economy and University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg
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labor market frictions, hiring costs, efficiency, optimal taxation, labor wedge, zero intertemporal distortions

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Banks' Regulatory Buffers, Liquidity Networks and Monetary Policy Transmission

Bundesbank Series 2 Discussion Paper No. 2006,06
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 08 Jun 2016
Christian Merkl and Stéphanie Stolz
University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Monetary policy transmission, Bank lending channel, Bank capital channel, Liquidity networks

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Wage Cyclicalities and Labor Market Dynamics at the Establishment Level: Theory and Evidence

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11051
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Oct 2017
Christian Merkl and Heiko Stueber
University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg and Government of the Federal Republic of Germany - Institute for Employment Research (IAB)
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wage cyclicality, labor market flow model, labor market dynamics, establishments, administrative data, job and worker flows

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Does Short-Time Work Save Jobs? A Business Cycle Analysis

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7475
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 06 Jul 2013
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg, Institute for the World Economy and University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg
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short-time work, fiscal policy, business cycles, search-and-matching, SVAR

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The German Labor Market During the Great Recession: Shocks and Institutions

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11858
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 08 Oct 2018
Britta Gehrke, Wolfgang Lechthaler and Christian Merkl
University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg, Institute for the World Economy and University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg
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Great Recession, search and matching, DSGE, short-time work, fiscal policy, business cycles, Germany

Worker Churn and Employment Growth at the Establishment Level

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11063
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 23 Oct 2017
University of Notre Dame, Bocconi University, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg, Government of the Federal Republic of Germany - Institute for Employment Research (IAB) and Government of the Federal Republic of Germany - Institute for Employment Research (IAB)
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job flows, worker flows, churn, job-to-job transitions, aggregate fluctuations

Worker Churn in the Cross Section and Over Time: New Evidence from Germany

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12343
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2019
University of Notre Dame, University of Bonn, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg, Government of the Federal Republic of Germany - Institute for Employment Research (IAB), Government of the Federal Republic of Germany - Institute for Employment Research (IAB) and Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
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Aggregate fluctuations, employment growth, Job flows, job-to-job transitions, labor demand, separation shocks, worker churn, worker flows

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Value Added, Wages, and Labor Market Flows at the Establishment Level

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11314
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 25 Feb 2018
Christian Merkl and Heiko Stueber
University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg and Government of the Federal Republic of Germany - Institute for Employment Research (IAB)
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labor market flows, value added, wages, administrative data, establishments