Friedhelm Pfeiffer

Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)

Dr.

D-68161 Mannheim

Germany

University of Mannheim - Department of Economics

Lecturer

D-68131 Mannheim

Germany

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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1.

Rising Wage Inequality in Germany

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 06-019, SOEPpaper, No. 14
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 18 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2008
Johannes Gernandt and Friedhelm Pfeiffer
Center for European Economic Research (ZEW) and Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
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Education, tenure, skill composition, wage inequality, wage rigidity

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The Impact of Parents Migration on the Well-Being of Children Left Behind – Initial Evidence from Romania

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 14-029
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 May 2014
Alina Botezat and Friedhelm Pfeiffer
Romanian Academy - "Gh. Zane" Institute for Economic and Social Research and Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
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parent migration, home alone children, well-being, Romania

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Training and Individual Performance in Europe: Evidence from Microeconometric Studies

ZEW Discussion Paper No. 00-28
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 09 Apr 2003
Friedhelm Pfeiffer
Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
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education and training systems, the impact of training, self selection and individual heterogeneity, training policy in Europe

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A Socio-Economic Analysis of Youth Disconnectedness

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 09-070
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 Nov 2009
Friedhelm Pfeiffer and Ruben R. Seiberlich
Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) and University of Konstanz - Department of Economics
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Disconnected youth, unemployment, school failure, life adversity

A Socio-Economic Analysis of Youth Disconnectedness

SOEPpaper No. 291
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 29 Apr 2010
Friedhelm Pfeiffer and Ruben R. Seiberlich
Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) and University of Konstanz - Department of Economics
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Disconnected youth, unemployment, school failure, life adversity

A Socio-Economic Analysis of Youth Disconnectedness

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4855
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 05 Apr 2010
Friedhelm Pfeiffer and Ruben R. Seiberlich
Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) and University of Konstanz - Department of Economics
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disconnected youth, unemployment, school failure, life adversity

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Educational Expansion and its Heterogeneous Returns for Wage Workers

ZEW Discussion Paper No. 07-010, SOEPpaper, No. 13
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 27 Feb 2007
Michael Gebel and Friedhelm Pfeiffer
University of Mannheim - School of Social Sciences and Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
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Educational expansion, correlated random coefficient model, heterogeneous returns to education, conditional mean independence

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

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 08-022
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 17 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2008
Johannes Gernandt and Friedhelm Pfeiffer
Center for European Economic Research (ZEW) and Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
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Wage convergence, wage inequality, German unification, migration, commuting

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Duration and Intensity of Kindergarten Attendance and Secondary School Track Choice

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 07-051
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2008
Tim Landvoigt, Grit Mühler and Friedhelm Pfeiffer
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research and Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
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kindergarten, preschool education, school placement

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Returns to Education and Individual Heterogeneity

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 04-034
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 13 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2008
Michael F. Maier, Friedhelm Pfeiffer and Winfried Pohlmeier
Center for European Economic Research (ZEW), Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) and University of Konstanz - Department of Economics & Center of Finance & Econometrics (CoFE)
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potential outcome approach, marginal benefits and costs of schooling, unobserved heterogeneity, unemployment, average treatment effect

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The Impact of Non-Profit Temping Agencies on Individual Labour Market Success in the West German State of Rhineland-Palatinate

University of St. Gallen Working Paper No. 9902, ZEW Discussion Paper No. 00-02
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 16 May 2000
University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute for Empirical Economic Research, Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research - International Finance and Financial Management and ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research - International Finance and Financial Management
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Econometric evaluation methods, matching, active labour market policies, temporary employment agencies

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Reasons for Wage Rigidity in Germany

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2017
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 Mar 2006
Friedhelm Pfeiffer and Wolfgang Franz
Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) and Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
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wage rigidity, labour union contracts, efficiency wage theory, implicit contract

Reasons for Wage Rigidity in Germany

Labour, Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 255-284, June 2006
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 02 Jun 2006
Wolfgang Franz and Friedhelm Pfeiffer
Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) and Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
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Assessing Intergenerational Earnings Persistence among German Workers

SOEP Paper No. 134, ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 08-014
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 28 Oct 2008
Philipp Eisenhauer and Friedhelm Pfeiffer
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research and Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
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Intergenerational Mobility, Lifecycle, Permanent Earnings, Wages

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The Rationale for Wage Rigidity: Survey Evidence from German and Us Firms

ZEW Discussion Paper No. 02-60
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Oct 2003
Wolfgang Franz and Friedhelm Pfeiffer
Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) and Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
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wage rigidity, labour union contracts, efficiency wage theory, implicit contract theory

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Employment Impacts of Cleaner Production - Evidence from a German Study Using Case Studies and Surveys

ZEW Discussion Paper No. 99-32
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 09 Nov 2003
Friedhelm Pfeiffer and Klaus Rennings
Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) and Center for European Economic Research (ZEW)
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Ecoinnovation, Skill biased technical change

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Self-Productivity and Complementarities in Human Development: Evidence from the Mannheim Study of Children at Risk

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3734
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 06 Oct 2008
Dorothea Blomeyer, Katja Coneus, Manfred Laucht and Friedhelm Pfeiffer
ZI Mannheim, ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, ZI Mannheim and Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
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initial conditions, intelligence, persistence, home resources, social competencies, school achievement

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Self-Productivity in Early Childhood

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 07-053, SOEPpaper, No. 39
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2008
Katja Coneus and Friedhelm Pfeiffer
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research and Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
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self-productivity, early childhood, skill formation, birth weight, health

Initial Risk Matrix, Home Resources, Ability Development and Children's Achievement

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3692
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 14 Sep 2008
Dorothea Blomeyer, Katja Coneus, Manfred Laucht and Friedhelm Pfeiffer
ZI Mannheim, ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, ZI Mannheim and Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
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initial conditions, home resources, intelligence, persistence, social competencies, school achievement

Initial Risk Matrix, Home Resources, Ability Development and Children's Achievement

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 08-100
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 19 Jan 2009
Dorothea Blomeyer, Katja Coneus, Manfred Laucht and Friedhelm Pfeiffer
ZI Mannheim, ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, ZI Mannheim and Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
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Initial Conditions, Home Resources, Intelligence, Persistence, Social Competencies, School Achievement

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Age-Dependent Skill Formation and Returns to Education: Simulation Based Evidence

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2882
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 10 Jul 2007
Friedhelm Pfeiffer and Karsten Reuß
Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) and ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research
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intelligence, self-regulation, human capital, returns to education, life span

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Integrating Young Male Refugees: Initial Evidence from an Inclusive Soccer Project

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 17-016
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 23 Mar 2017
Martin Lange, Friedhelm Pfeiffer and Gerard J. van den Berg
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) and VU University Amsterdam - Department of Economics
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refugees, randomized experiment, labour market integration

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Impatience Among Preschool Children and Their Mothers

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 12-001
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 02 Feb 2012
Fabian Kosse and Friedhelm Pfeiffer
University of Bonn and Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
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Time preferences, impatience, intergenerational transmission, field experiments

Impatience Among Preschool Children and Their Mothers

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6247
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 08 Jan 2012
Fabian Kosse and Friedhelm Pfeiffer
University of Bonn and Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
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time preferences, impatience, intergenerational transmission, field experiments

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Age-Dependent Skill Formation and Returns to Education

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 07-015
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 27 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2008
Friedhelm Pfeiffer and Karsten Reuß
Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) and ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research
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Intelligence, self-regulation, human capital, returns to education, life span

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Human Capital Investment Strategies in Europe

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 11-033
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 28 May 2011
Friedhelm Pfeiffer and Karsten Reuß
Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) and ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research
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Human capital investment, life cycle skill formation, welfare function, Europe

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Distributional Effects of the High School Degree in Germany

ZEW - Center for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 06-088
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Jan 2007
Johannes Gernandt, Michael F. Maier and Friedhelm Pfeiffer
Center for European Economic Research (ZEW), Center for European Economic Research (ZEW) and Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
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Economic returns to secondary education, econometric evaluation, quantile treatment effects, educational expansion

Quasi-Hyperbolic Time Preferences and Their Intergenerational Transmission

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 13-002
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 31 Jan 2013
Fabian Kosse and Friedhelm Pfeiffer
University of Bonn and Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
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Intergenerational Transmission, Time Preference, Quasi-Hyperbolic Discounting, Preschool Children

Quasi-Hyperbolic Time Preferences and Their Intergenerational Transmission

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7221
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 23 Feb 2013
Fabian Kosse and Friedhelm Pfeiffer
University of Bonn and Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
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intergenerational transmission, time preference, quasi-hyperbolic discounting, preschool children

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Collective Wage Agreements and Adjustments in German Services Firms

ZEW Discussion Paper No. 00-33
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Nov 2003
Ulrich Kaiser and Friedhelm Pfeiffer
University of Southern Denmark - Faculty of Social Sciences and Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
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collective wage agreements, demand fluctuations and adjustment costs, random effects ordered probit model, business-related services

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Causal Returns to Schooling and Individual Heterogeneity

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6588
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 16 Jun 2012
Friedhelm Pfeiffer and Winfried Pohlmeier
Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) and University of Konstanz - Department of Economics & Center of Finance & Econometrics (CoFE)
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returns to schooling, human capital, heterogeneity

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Self-Productivity and Complementarities in Human Development: Evidence from MARS

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 08-067
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Sep 2008
Dorothea Blomeyer, Katja Coneus, Manfred Laucht and Friedhelm Pfeiffer
ZI Mannheim, ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, ZI Mannheim and Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
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Initial Conditions, Intelligence, Persistence, Home Resources, Social Competencies, School Achievement

Gregariousness, Interactive Jobs and Wages

SOEPpaper No. 363
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Mar 2011
Friedhelm Pfeiffer and Nico Johannes Schulz
Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Gregariousness, social interactions, labour markets, sorting, wage differentials

Gregariousness, Interactive Jobs and Wages

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 11-001
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 17 Jan 2011
Friedhelm Pfeiffer and Nico Johannes Schulz
Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Gregariousness, social interactions, labour markets, sorting, wage differentials

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Coaching Disadvantaged Young People: Evidence from Firm Level Data

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 14-054
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 26 Aug 2014
Jens Mohrenweiser and Friedhelm Pfeiffer
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research and Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
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disadvantaged youth, apprenticeship training, programme evaluation

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Education and Lifetime Income During Demographic Transition

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 13-021
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 26 Apr 2013
Friedhelm Pfeiffer and Karsten Reuß
Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) and ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research
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Early education, demographic change, inequality over the life span, redistributive policy

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The Impact of Parents Migration on the Well-Being of Children Left Behind: Initial Evidence from Romania

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8225
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 Jun 2014
Alina Botezat and Friedhelm Pfeiffer
Romanian Academy - "Gh. Zane" Institute for Economic and Social Research and Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
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parent migration, home alone children, well-being, Romania

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Early Life Adversity and Children's Competence Development: Evidence from the Mannheim Study of Children at Risk

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7216
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 23 Feb 2013
Dorothea Blomeyer, Katja Coneus, Manfred Laucht and Friedhelm Pfeiffer
ZI Mannheim, ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, ZI Mannheim and Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
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initial risk matrix, socio-emotional and economic home resources, intelligence, persistence, peer relationship, school achievement

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On the Power of Childhood Impressions for Skill Formation: Initial Evidence and Unsettled Questions

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7217
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 23 Feb 2013
Friedhelm Pfeiffer
Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
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early life adversity, implementation intentions, life cycle, skill formation

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The Human Capital Selection of Young Males Seeking Asylum in Germany

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 18-040
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 17 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2019
Martin Lange and Friedhelm Pfeiffer
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research and Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
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immigrant selection, asylum seekers , human capital, family background, integration

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From Unemployment to Self-Employment - Public Promotion and Selectivity

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 28 Oct 2009
Frank Reize and Friedhelm Pfeiffer
Center for European Economic Research (ZEW) and Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)

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Bridging allowances, Business assistance programs, Employment, Self-employment, Bridge financing, Job creation, Firm survival, Firm growth, Employment rates, Firm performance, Subsidies