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

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (32)

1.

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

IZA Discussion Paper No. 286
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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Citation 15

Abstract:

Immigration, Public Transfers, Attitudes

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

IZA Discussion Paper No. 431
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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Citation 5

Abstract:

Attitudes, Minorities, Identification

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

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3222
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

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

IZA Discussion Paper No. 545
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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Citation 16

Abstract:

Reading Literacy, School Resources, Quantile Regression

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

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3544
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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Citation 16
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Reading literacy, school resources, quantile regression

4.

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

IZA Discussion Paper No. 183
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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Citation 20

Abstract:

Demographic Structure, Variance Components, GMM

5.

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)
Downloads 296 (52,208)
Citation 19

Abstract:

Student Achievement, School Quality, Quantile Regression

6.

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 and Jochen Kluve
Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen) and Humboldt University of Berlin
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Citation 16

Abstract:

schooling, matching, instrumental variables

7.

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)
Downloads 206 (94,579)
Citation 8

Abstract:

Peer Group Effects, Learning Environment, School Quality

8.

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)
Downloads 200 (117,840)
Citation 1

Abstract:

factor analysis, panel data, sectoral case studies

9.

Mobility within Europe: What do we (still not) know?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 447
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)
Downloads 183 (134,978)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Labor Mobility, Migration Intention, Intra-EU Migration

10.

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 and Jochen Kluve
Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen) and Humboldt University of Berlin
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Citation 7

Abstract:

program evaluation, identification, active labor market policy, policy reform, evaluation design

11.

Evaluating Immigration Policy Potentials and Limitations

IZA Discussion Paper No. 437
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 16 Feb 2002
Michael Fertig
Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen)
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Abstract:

Immigration Policy, Evaluation, Identification Assumptions

12.

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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Citation 1

Abstract:

Labor mobility, migration intention, intra-EU-migration

13.

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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Citation 2

Abstract:

subjective data, first- and second-generation immigrants, ethnic Germans

14.

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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Citation 2

Abstract:

Demographic change, cohort size, unemployment

15.

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

IZA Discussion Paper No. 576
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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Citation 7

Abstract:

Evaluation, Identification, Spatial Econometrics

16.

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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Abstract:

PISA 2000, cognitive achievement, identification

17.

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 Stirling - Department of Economics
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Citation 5

Abstract:

Class size, PISA data, bias

18.

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

IZA Discussion Paper No. 182
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)
Downloads 103 (208,767)
Citation 5

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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)
Downloads 94 (186,272)
Citation 1

Abstract:

subjective data, identification, minorities

20.

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
Downloads 78 (220,256)
Citation 3

Abstract:

unobserved heterogeneity, panel attrition, sample selection, fixed effects, migration

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Citation 8

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
Downloads 67 (290,284)
Citation 8

Abstract:

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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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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Abstract:

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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Abstract:

demographic change, schooling, vocational training

23.

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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Citation 1

Abstract:

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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Citation 3

Abstract:

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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Citation 5

Abstract:

Employee training, establishment data, linked employer-employee data

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Citation 1

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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Citation 1

Abstract:

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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Citation 1

Abstract:

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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Citation 1

Abstract:

social interactions, unemployment, neighborhood characteristics

27.

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
Downloads 56 (296,323)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Child poverty, duration analysis, unobserved heterogeneity

28.

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)
Downloads 48 (325,519)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Employment policy, european social fund, firm-level data

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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)
Downloads 39 (314,210)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Subjective Data, Identification, Minorities

30.

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

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 2803
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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Citation 15
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Abstract:

Attitudes, immigration, public transfers

31.

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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Abstract:

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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Abstract:

Item nonresponse, wages