Michael Fertig

Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen)

Hohenzollernstrasse 1-3

45128 Essen

Germany

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

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First- and Second-Generation Migrants in Germany - What Do We Know and What Do People Think?

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 23 Apr 2001
Michael Fertig and Christoph M. Schmidt
Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen) and RWI - Leibniz-Insitut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen)
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Immigration, Public Transfers, Attitudes

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Who's to Blame? The Determinants of German Students' Achievement in the PISA 2000 Study

IZA Discussion Paper No. 739, RWI Discussion Paper No. 4
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 03 Apr 2003
Michael Fertig
Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen)
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Student Achievement, School Quality, Quantile Regression

The Role of Background Factors for Reading Literacy: Straight National Scores in the PISA 2000 Study

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 29 Aug 2002
Michael Fertig and Christoph M. Schmidt
Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen) and RWI - Leibniz-Insitut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen)
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Reading Literacy, School Resources, Quantile Regression

The Role of Background Factors for Reading Literacy: Straight National Scores in the PISA 2000 Study

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 18 Oct 2002
Michael Fertig and Christoph M. Schmidt
Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen) and RWI - Leibniz-Insitut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen)
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Reading literacy, school resources, quantile regression

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The Effect of Age at School Entry on Educational Attainment in Germany

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1507, RWI: Discussion Paper No. 27
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Mar 2005
Michael Fertig, Jochen Kluve and Jochen Kluve
Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen) and Humboldt University of BerlinRWI
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schooling, matching, instrumental variables

The Perception of Foreigners and Jews in Germany - a Structural Analysis of a Large Opinion Survey

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Feb 2002
Michael Fertig and Christoph M. Schmidt
Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen) and RWI - Leibniz-Insitut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen)
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Attitudes, Minorities, Identification

The Perception of Foreigners and Jews in Germany - a Structural Analysis of a Large Opinion Survey

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 Mar 2002
Michael Fertig and Christoph M. Schmidt
Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen) and RWI - Leibniz-Insitut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen)
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Attitudes, minorities, identification

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Aggregate-Level Migration Studies as a Tool for Forecasting Future Migration Streams

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 21 Nov 2000
Christoph M. Schmidt and Michael Fertig
RWI - Leibniz-Insitut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen) and Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen)
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Demographic Structure, Variance Components, GMM

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The Impact of Economic Integration on Employment - an Assessment in the Context of EU Enlargement

IZA Discussion Paper No. 919, RWI Discussion Paper No. 7
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Dec 2003
Michael Fertig
Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen)
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factor analysis, panel data, sectoral case studies

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Educational Production, Endogenous Peer Group Formation and Class Composition - Evidence from the Pisa 2000 Study

IZA Discussion Paper No. 714, RWI Discussion Paper No. 2
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 Mar 2003
Michael Fertig
Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen)
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Peer Group Effects, Learning Environment, School Quality

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Identifying the Determinants of Attitudes Towards Immigrants: A Structural Cross-Country Analysis

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2306
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 28 Sep 2006
Michael Fertig and Jan Brenner
Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen) and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) (Deceased)
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subjective data, identification, minorities

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A Conceptual Framework for the Evaluation of Comprehensive Labor Market Policy Reforms in Germany

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1099, RWI Discussion Paper No. 13
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 29 Apr 2004
Michael Fertig, Jochen Kluve and Jochen Kluve
Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen) and Humboldt University of BerlinRWI
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program evaluation, identification, active labor market policy, policy reform, evaluation design

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Evaluating Immigration Policy Potentials and Limitations

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 16 Feb 2002
Michael Fertig
Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen)
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Immigration Policy, Evaluation, Identification Assumptions

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Mobility within Europe: What Do We (Still Not) Know?

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 26 Mar 2002
Christoph M. Schmidt and Michael Fertig
RWI - Leibniz-Insitut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen) and Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen)
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Labor Mobility, Migration Intention, Intra-EU Migration

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Mobility within Europe - the Attitudes of European Youngsters

RWI Discussion Paper No. 1
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 09 Sep 2003
Michael Fertig and Christoph M. Schmidt
Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen) and RWI - Leibniz-Insitut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen)
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Labor mobility, migration intention, intra-EU-migration

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The Societal Integration of Immigrants in Germany

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1213, RWI Discussion Paper No. 18
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 30 Jul 2004
Michael Fertig
Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen)
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subjective data, first- and second-generation immigrants, ethnic Germans

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Gerontocracy in Motion? - European Cross-Country Evidence on the Labor Market Consequences of Population Ageing

IZA Discussion Paper No. 956, RWI Discussion Paper No. 8
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Jan 2004
Michael Fertig and Christoph M. Schmidt
Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen) and RWI - Leibniz-Insitut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen)
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Demographic change, cohort size, unemployment

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Labour Market Outcomes of Immigrants in Germany: The Importance of Heterogeneity and Attrition Bias

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2915, Ruhr Economic Paper No. 20
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 21 Jul 2007
Michael Fertig and Stefanie Schurer
Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen) and Victoria University of Wellington - School of Economics and Finance
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unobserved heterogeneity, panel attrition, sample selection, fixed effects, migration

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Active Labor Market Policy in Germany: Is There a Successful Policy Strategy?

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 10 Oct 2002
Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen), RWI - Leibniz-Insitut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen) and IZA Institute of Labor Economics
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Evaluation, Identification, Spatial Econometrics

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What Can We Learn from International Student Performance Studies? Some Methodological Remarks

RWI: Discussion Paper No. 23
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 Dec 2004
Michael Fertig
Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen)
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PISA 2000, cognitive achievement, identification

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Discretionary Measures of Active Labor Market Policy: The German Employment Promotion Reform in Perspective

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Nov 2000
Christoph M. Schmidt and Michael Fertig
RWI - Leibniz-Insitut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen) and Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen)
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School Quality, Educational Attainment and Aggregation Bias

IZA Discussion Paper No. 994, RWI Discussion Paper No. 9
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 27 Jan 2004
Michael Fertig and Robert E. Wright
Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen) and University of Glasgow - Adam Smith Business School
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Class size, PISA data, bias

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Shot Across the Bow, Stigma or Selection? The Effect of Repeating a Class on Educational Attainment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1266, RWI: Discussion Paper No. 19
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 12 Aug 2004
Michael Fertig
Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen)
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Schooling degree, instrumental variables estimation

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Earnings Assimilation of Immigrants in Germany: The Importance of Heterogeneity and Attrition Bias

SOEPpaper No. 30
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 21 Feb 2008
Michael Fertig and Stefanie Schurer
Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen) and Victoria University of Wellington - School of Economics and Finance
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Unobserved heterogeneity, panel attrition, sample selection, fixed effects, migration

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WeLL-Unique Linked Employer-Employee Data on Further Training in Germany

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 67
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 20 Oct 2008
Government of the Federal Republic of Germany - Institute for Employment Research (IAB), Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen), FU Berlin, Government of the Federal Republic of Germany - Institute for Employment Research (IAB) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Employee training, establishment data, linked employer-employee data

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Neighborhood Effects and Individual Unemployment

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Sep 2011
Thomas K. Bauer, Michael Fertig and Matthias Vorell
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen) and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
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Social interactions, unemployment, neighborhood characteristics

Neighborhood Effects and Individual Unemployment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6040
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 30 Oct 2011
Thomas K. Bauer, Michael Fertig and Matthias Vorell
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen) and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
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social interactions, unemployment, neighborhood characteristics

Neighborhood Effects and Individual Unemployment

SOEPpaper No. 409-2011
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Nov 2011
Thomas K. Bauer, Michael Fertig and Matthias Vorell
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen) and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
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social interactions, unemployment, neighborhood characteristics

The Impact of Demographic Change on Human Capital Accumulation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4180
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 26 May 2009
Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen), RWI - Leibniz-Insitut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen) and Australian National University (ANU) - Crawford School of Public Policy
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demographic change, schooling, vocational training

The Impact of Demographic Change on Human Capital Accumulation

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 107
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 Oct 2009
Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen), RWI - Leibniz-Insitut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen) and Australian National University (ANU) - Crawford School of Public Policy
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demographic change, schooling, vocational training

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Identifying the Determinants of Attitudes Towards Immigrants - a Structural Cross-Country Analysis

RWI Discussion Paper No. 47
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 10 Sep 2006
Jan Brenner and Michael Fertig
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) (Deceased) and Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen)
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Subjective Data, Identification, Minorities

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A Portrait of Child Poverty in Germany

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1528, RWI: Discussion Paper No. 26
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 15 Mar 2005
Miles Corak, Michael Fertig and Marcus Tamm
Statistics Canada, Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen) and RWI
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poverty dynamics, poverty duration, immigrant households

A Portrait of Child Poverty in Germany

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 54, Issue 4, pp. 547-571, December 2008
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 12 Nov 2008
Miles Corak, Michael Fertig and Marcus Tamm
Statistics Canada, Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen) and RWI
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Always Poor or Never Poor and Nothing in Between? Duration of Child Poverty in Germany

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2645, RWI Discussion Paper No. 56
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 13 Mar 2007
Michael Fertig and Marcus Tamm
Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen) and RWI
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Child poverty, duration analysis, unobserved heterogeneity

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The Effectiveness of Qualification Measures for Employed Workers - an Evaluation Study for Saxony

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1205, RWI Discussion Paper No. 10
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 Mar 2004
Michael Fertig
Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen)
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Employment policy, european social fund, firm-level data

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Mobility in an Enlarging European Union: Projections of Potential Flows from EU's Eastern Neighbors and Croatia

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7634
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 05 Oct 2013
Michael Fertig and Martin Kahanec
Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen) and IZA Institute of Labor Economics
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migration, free movement of workers, European Union, Eastern Partnership, EU enlargement, migration potential, out-of-sample forecasting

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Item Nonresponse in Wages: Testing for Biased Estimates in Wage Equations

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 333
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 15 Jun 2012
Michael Fertig and Katja Görlitz
Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen) and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
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Item nonresponse, wages

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First- and Second-Generation Migrants in German: What Do We Know and What Do People Think?

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 22 May 2001
Michael Fertig and Christoph M. Schmidt
Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen) and RWI - Leibniz-Insitut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen)
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Attitudes, immigration, public transfers