Stephan L. Thomsen

Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics

United States

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research - Labour Markets, Human Resources and Social Policy Department

P.O.Box 10 34 43

D-68034

Germany

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1.

The Immigrant Wage Gap in Germany

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 08-089
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 26 Nov 2008
Alisher Aldashev, Johannes Gernandt and Stephan L. Thomsen
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, Center for European Economic Research (ZEW) and Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics
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Immigration, wage gap, decomposition, Germany

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The Social Long-Term Care Insurance in Germany: Origin, Situation, Threats, and Perspectives

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 10-012
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 Apr 2010
Stephan L. Thomsen
Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics
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Social Long-term Care Insurance, Germany, Financial Situation, Sustainability, Reform Options

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The Employment Effects of Job Creation Schemes in Germany: A Microeconometric Evaluation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1512
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 08 Mar 2005
Marco Caliendo, Reinhard Hujer and Stephan L. Thomsen
University of Potsdam, University of Frankfurt and Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics
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evaluation, matching, sensitivity analysis, job creation schemes, long-term unemployed

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The Effects of Short-Term Training Measures on the Individual Unemployment Duration in West Germany

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 06-065
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2008
Reinhard Hujer, Stephan L. Thomsen and Christopher Zeiss
University of Frankfurt, Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics and University of Frankfurt - Economics and Business Administration Area
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Training Measures, Active Labor Market Policy, West Germany, Multivariate Mixed Proportional Hazards, Time-Varying Treatment Effects

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The Effects of Vocational Training Programmes on the Duration of Unemployment in Eastern Germany

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1117
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 22 Apr 2004
Reinhard Hujer, Stephan L. Thomsen and Christopher Zeiss
University of Frankfurt, Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics and University of Frankfurt - Economics and Business Administration Area
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vocational training, programme evaluation, duration analysis, treatment effect

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Intensifying the Use of Benefit Sanctions: An Effective Tool to Shorten Welfare Receipt and Speed Up Transitions to Employment?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4580
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 01 Dec 2009
Bernhard Boockmann, Stephan L. Thomsen and Thomas Walter
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics and ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research
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benefit sanctions, welfare recipients, IV, LATE

Explaining the Employability Gap of Short-Term and Long-Term Unemployed Persons

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 08-062
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 Sep 2008
Stephan L. Thomsen
Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics
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unemployment, employability, active labor market policy, decomposition, Germany

Explaining the Employability Gap of Short-Term and Long-Term Unemployed Persons

Kyklos, Vol. 62, Issue 3, pp. 448-478, August 2009
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 09 Jul 2009
Stephan L. Thomsen
Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics
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New Evidence on the Effects of Job Creation Schemes in Germany - a Matching Approach with Threefold Heterogeneity

IZA Discussion Paper No. 750
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 May 2003
Reinhard Hujer, Marco Caliendo and Stephan L. Thomsen
University of Frankfurt, University of Potsdam and Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics
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Job Creation Schemes, Evaluation, Multiple Treatment, Heterogeneity, Matching

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Short-Term Training Programs for Immigrants: Do Effects Differ from Natives and Why?

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 10-021
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 15 Apr 2010
Alisher Aldashev, Stephan L. Thomsen and Thomas Walter
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics and ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research
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Immigrants, short-term training programs, evaluation, decomposition, matching, Germany

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Earnings Prospects for People With Migration Background in Germany

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 07-031
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 31 May 2007 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2008
Alisher Aldashev, Johannes Gernandt and Stephan L. Thomsen
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, Center for European Economic Research (ZEW) and Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics
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Migration background, earnings prospects, education, Germany

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Are We Spending Too Many Years in School? Causal Evidence of the Impact of Shortening Secondary School Duration

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 10-011
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 15 Apr 2010
Bettina Büttner and Stephan L. Thomsen
Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg and Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics
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student performance, school duration, learning intensity, natural experiment

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How Do Employment Effects of Job Creation Schemes Differ with Respect to the Foregoing Unemployment Duration?

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 06-047
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 13 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2008
Reinhard Hujer and Stephan L. Thomsen
University of Frankfurt and Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics
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Evaluation, Active Labour Market Policy, Job Creation Schemes, Administrative Data, Propensity Score Matching, Hidden Bias

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Identifying Effect Heterogeneity to Improve the Effiency of Job Creation Schemes in Germany?

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 05-021
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 29 Apr 2005 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2018
Marco Caliendo, Reinhard Hujer and Stephan L. Thomsen
University of Potsdam, University of Frankfurt and Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics
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Evaluation, active labour market policy, targeting, efficient allocation, effect heterogeneity

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Reforming Home Care Provision in Germany - Evidence from a Social Experiment

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 08-114
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 07 Feb 2009
Melanie Arntz and Stephan L. Thomsen
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research and Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics
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consumer directed long-term care, agency care, social experiment, Germany

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Crowding Out Informal Care? Evidence from a Social Experiment in Germany

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 08-113
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 06 Feb 2009
Melanie Arntz and Stephan L. Thomsen
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research and Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics
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consumer-directed long-term care, social experiment, personal budget, evaluation, Germany

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Intensifying the Use of Benefit Sanctions – An Effective Tool to Shorten Welfare Receipt and Speed Up Transitions Employment?

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 09-072
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 13 Dec 2009
Stephan L. Thomsen, Thomas Walter and Bernhard Boockmann
Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics, ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research and ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research
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bene t sanctions, welfare recipients, IV, LATE

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Rising Work Complexity But Decreasing Returns

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9878
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 25 Apr 2016
Anna Pikos and Stephan L. Thomsen
Leibniz Universität Hannover and Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics
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task-based approach, work complexity, returns to work complexity

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Did Tuition Fees in Germany Constrain Students' Budgets? New Evidence from a Natural Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8623
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Nov 2014
Stephan L. Thomsen and Friederike von Haaren
Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics and Leibniz Universität Hannover
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tuition fees, student spending, natural experiment, Germany

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Language Usage, Participation, Employment and Earnings - Evidence for Foreigners in West Germany with Multiple Sources of Selection

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 08-090
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 26 Nov 2008
Alisher Aldashev, Johannes Gernandt and Stephan L. Thomsen
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, Center for European Economic Research (ZEW) and Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics
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Foreigners, Participation, Employment, Language Ability, Multiple Selection

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Variation of Learning Intensity in Late Adolescence and the Impact on Noncognitive Skills

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 11-007
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Feb 2011
Bettina Büttner, Hendrik Thiel and Stephan L. Thomsen
Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg, ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research and Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics
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Noncognitive Skills, Human Capital Formation, Learning Intensity, Natural Experiment, Big Five, Locus Of Control, Reciprocity, Self-Control

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Should Welfare Administration Be Centralized or Decentralized? Evidence from a Policy Experiment

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 10-106
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Jan 2011
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics, ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Fribourg
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Welfare System, Organization, Decentralization, Labor Market Integration

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New Evidence on the Effects of the Shortened School Duration in the German States: An Evaluation of Post-Secondary Education Decisions

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9507
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 29 Nov 2015
Tobias Meyer, Stephan L. Thomsen and Heidrun Schneider
Leibniz Universität Hannover, Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics and Deutsches Zentrum fuer Hochschul- und Wissenschaftsforschung (DZHW)
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school duration, learning intensity, post-secondary education decisions, Germany

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Improving the Allocation of Spots in Child Care Facilities for Toddlers in Germany: A Mechanism Design Approach

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8976
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 27 Apr 2015
Sissa Carlsson and Stephan L. Thomsen
Leibniz Universität Hannover and Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics
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allocation mechanism, deferred-acceptance algorithm, early education, child care

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Individual Poverty Paths and the Stability of Control-Perception

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9334
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 22 Sep 2015
Hendrik Thiel and Stephan L. Thomsen
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research and Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics
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personality traits, control-perception, poverty constitution, poverty experience

Temporary Extra Jobs for Immigrants: Merging Lane to Employment or Dead-End Road in Welfare?

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 10-027
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 May 2010
Stephan L. Thomsen and Thomas Walter
Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics and ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research
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Immigrants, employment programs, evaluation, decomposition of effects, Germany

Temporary Extra Jobs for Immigrants: Merging Lane to Employment or Dead-End Road in Welfare?

LABOUR, Vol. 24, pp. 114-140, 2010
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 30 Dec 2010
Stephan L. Thomsen and Thomas Walter
Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics and ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research
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The Changing Situation of Labor Market Entrants in Germany: A Long-Run Analysis of Wages and Occupational Patterns

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10334
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 07 Nov 2016
Mario Reinhold and Stephan L. Thomsen
Leibniz Universität Hannover and Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics
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labor demand, labor supply, occupational sorting, wages, education groups

The Wider Benefits of Adult Learning: Work-Related Training and Social Capital

CESifo Working Paper No. 7268
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 21 Feb 2019
Jens Ruhose, Stephan L. Thomsen and Insa Weilage
Leibniz Universität Hannover - Faculty of Economics and Management, Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics and Leibniz Universität Hannover
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non-pecuniary returns, social capital, work-related training, matched difference-in-differences approach, entropy balancing

The Wider Benefits of Adult Learning: Work-Related Training and Social Capital

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11854
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 08 Oct 2018
Jens Ruhose, Stephan L. Thomsen and Insa Weilage
Leibniz Universität Hannover - Faculty of Economics and Management, Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics and Leibniz Universität Hannover
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non-pecuniary returns, social capital, work-related training, matched difference-in-differences approach, entropy balancing

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The Effects of Universal Public Childcare Provision on Cases of Child Neglect and Abuse

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11687
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Aug 2018
Malte Sandner and Stephan L. Thomsen
Leibniz Universität Hannover and Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics
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child abuse and neglect, early child care, prevention

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Gender Differences in the Development of Other-Regarding Preferences

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11044
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 Oct 2017
Katrin John and Stephan L. Thomsen
Leibniz Universität Hannover and Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics
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gender, other-regarding preferences, personality traits, dictator game, public goods game

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Crowding Out Informal Care? Evidence from a Field Experiment in Germany

Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 73, Issue 3, pp. 398-427, 2011
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 05 Apr 2011
Melanie Arntz and Stephan L. Thomsen
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research and Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics
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Noncognitive Skills in Economics: Models, Measurement, and Empirical Evidence

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 09-076
Posted: 13 Dec 2009
Stephan L. Thomsen and Hendrik Thiel
Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics and ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research

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noncognitive skills, personality, human capital formation, psychometric measures

Right‐Wing Extremism and the Well‐Being of Immigrants

Kyklos, Vol. 66, Issue 4, pp. 567-590, 2013
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 16 Nov 2013
Andreas Knabe, Steffen Rätzel and Stephan L. Thomsen
Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg - Institute of Economics and Business Administration, Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg and Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics
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Right-Wing Extremism and the Well-Being of Immigrants

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2841
Posted: 06 Nov 2009
Andreas Knabe, Steffen Raetzel and Stephan L. Thomsen
Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg - Institute of Economics and Business Administration, Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg - Institute of Economics and Business Administration and Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics

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well-being, life satisfaction, right-wing extremism, migration, SOEP