Wolfgang Lechthaler

Institute for the World Economy

Researcher

Düsternbrooker Weg 120

Kiel, D-24105

Germany

http://www.ifw-kiel.de/kiel-institute-for-the-world-economy/view?set_language=en

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1.

Why 'Buy American' is a Bad Idea but Politicians Still Like It

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3207
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Oct 2010
Mario Larch and Wolfgang Lechthaler
University of Bayreuth - Faculty of Law, Business and Economics and Institute for the World Economy
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protectionism, trade liberalization, short term shocks

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, Kiel Institute for the World Economy 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, Kiel Institute for the World Economy 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, Kiel Institute for the World Economy and University of Kiel - Institute for World Economics (IfW)
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Business Cycle Statistics, Hiring and Firing Costs, Labor Market, Monetary Persistence

3.

Unemployment in an Interdependent World

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2788
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 28 Sep 2009
Gabriel J. Felbermayr, Mario Larch and Wolfgang Lechthaler
University of Stuttgart-Hohenheim, University of Bayreuth - Faculty of Law, Business and Economics and Institute for the World Economy
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spill-over effects of labor market institutions, unemployment, international trade, search frictions, heterogeneous firms

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Firm Training and Public Policy

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 19 Dec 2005
Wolfgang Lechthaler
Institute for the World Economy
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Firm Training, Public Policy, Capital Taxation, Overlapping Generation

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The Interaction of Firing Costs and Firm Training

University of St. Gallen Department of Economics Discussion Paper No. 2006-01
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 02 Feb 2006
Wolfgang Lechthaler
Institute for the World Economy
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Firm Training, Firing Costs, Human Capital

6.

Comparative Advantage and Skill-Specific Unemployment

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2754
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 24 Aug 2009
Mario Larch and Wolfgang Lechthaler
University of Bayreuth - Faculty of Law, Business and Economics and Institute for the World Economy
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Citation 3

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comparative advantage, heterogeneous firms, labor market frictions, unemployment, trade liberalization

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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 Kiel Institute for the World Economy
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Citation 1

Abstract:

optimal monetary policy, hiring and firing costs, labor market frictions, policy trade-off

8.

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 Kiel Institute for the World Economy
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Abstract:

fiscal multipliers, fiscal packages, labour market frictions

9.

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

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

Worker Identity, Employment Fluctuations and Stabilization Policy

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7413
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Jun 2013
Dennis J. Snower and Wolfgang Lechthaler
University of Kiel - Institute for World Economics (IfW) and Institute for the World Economy
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economics of identity, work ethic, hysteresis, business cycle policy

Worker Identity, Employment Fluctuations and Stabilization Policy

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4271
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 18 Jun 2013
Wolfgang Lechthaler and Dennis J. Snower
Institute for the World Economy and University of Kiel - Institute for World Economics (IfW)
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Worker Identity, Employment Fluctuations and Stabilization Policy

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9478
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 24 May 2013
Wolfgang Lechthaler and Dennis J. Snower
Institute for the World Economy and University of Kiel - Institute for World Economics (IfW)
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business cycle policy, economics of identity, hysteresis, work ethic

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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
Almut Balleer, Britta Gehrke, Wolfgang Lechthaler and Christian Merkl
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg, Institute for the World Economy and Kiel Institute for the World Economy
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Abstract:

short-time work, fiscal policy, business cycles, search-and-matching, SVAR

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Why 'Buy American' is a Bad Idea But Politicians Still Like it - (Pourquoi 'Achetez Américain' N’Est Pas Une Bonne Idée Mais Les Politiciens Continuent À Aimer Ça)

Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d'économique, Vol. 44, Issue 3, pp. 838-858, 2011,
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 25 Aug 2011
Mario Larch and Wolfgang Lechthaler
University of Bayreuth - Faculty of Law, Business and Economics and Institute for the World Economy
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Multinational Firms and Labor Market Pooling

Review of International Economics, Vol. 19, Issue 4, pp. 728-749, 2011
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Sep 2011
Mario Larch and Wolfgang Lechthaler
University of Bayreuth - Faculty of Law, Business and Economics and Institute for the World Economy
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Labour‐Market Institutions and Their Impact on Trade Partners: A Quantitative Analysis

Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d'économique, Vol. 48, Issue 5, pp. 1917-1943, 2015,
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 22 Jul 2016
Gabriel J. Felbermayr, Mario Larch and Wolfgang Lechthaler
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute, University of Bayreuth - Faculty of Law, Business and Economics and Institute for the World Economy
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Downwards Wage Rigidity, Endogenous Separations and Firm Training

Bulletin of Economic Research, Vol. 65, Issue 4, pp. 389-404, 2013
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 10 Sep 2013
Wolfgang Lechthaler
Institute for the World Economy
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Abstract:

human capital, training, wage rigidity