Stephan L. Thomsen

Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics

United States

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

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

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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 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
Downloads 217 (260,494)
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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 Employment Effects of Job Creation Schemes in Germany: A Microeconometric Evaluation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1512
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 08 Mar 2005 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2023
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 Financial Situation of Students During the COVID-19 Pandemic

IZA Discussion Paper No. 15110
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 25 May 2022
Dennis Meier, Stephan L. Thomsen and Johannes Trunzer
Leibniz Universität Hannover, Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics and Leibniz Universität Hannover
Downloads 175 (316,466)
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higher education, student earnings, student employment, inequality, COVID-19

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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 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2023
Malte Sandner and Stephan L. Thomsen
Leibniz Universität Hannover and Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics
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early child care, child abuse and neglect, prevention

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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 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2023
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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duration analysis, programme evaluation, vocational training, treatment effect

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The Immigrant-Native Wage Gap in Germany Revisited

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12358
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 10 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2023
Kai Ingwersen and Stephan L. Thomsen
Leibniz Universität Hannover and Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics
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Germany, wage gap, immigration, unconditional quantile regression

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Are Older Workers Willing to Learn?

CESifo Working Paper No. 8399
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 07 Jul 2020
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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partial retirement, early retirement, older workers, adult education, generalized difference-in-differences

Are Older Workers Willing to Learn?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13416
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 29 Jun 2020
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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partial retirement, early retirement, older workers, adult education, generalized difference-in-differences

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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 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2023
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
Downloads 123 (420,870)
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welfare recipients, benefit sanctions, IV, LATE

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
Downloads 71 (610,813)
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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 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2023
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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entropy balancing, work-related training, non-pecuniary returns, social capital, matched difference-in-differences approach

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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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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

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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 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2023
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, multiple treatment, heterogeneity, matching, evaluation

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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
Downloads 92 (516,563)
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Migration background, earnings prospects, education, 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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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

Minimum Wage in Germany: Countering the Wage and Employment Gap between Migrants and Natives?

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 29 Jan 2023
Kai Ingwersen and Stephan L. Thomsen
Leibniz Universität Hannover and Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics
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minimum wage, Migrants, differential trend adjusted difference-in-differences, SOEP

Minimum Wage in Germany: Countering the Wage and Employment Gap between Migrants and Natives?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 15823
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 23 Dec 2022
Kai Ingwersen and Stephan L. Thomsen
Leibniz Universität Hannover and Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics
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minimum wage, migrants, differential trend adjusted difference-in-differences, SOEP

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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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Housing Costs, College Enrollment, and Student Mobility

IZA Discussion Paper No. 16726
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 16 Jan 2024
Johannes Goehausen and Stephan L. Thomsen
Leibniz University Hannover and Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics
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college enrollments, housing market, apartment rents

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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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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
Downloads 73 (592,794)
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consumer-directed long-term care, social experiment, personal budget, evaluation, Germany

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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
Downloads 70 (606,578)
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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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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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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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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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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 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2023
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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Germany, learning intensity, school duration, post-secondary education decisions

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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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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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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 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2023
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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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

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Explaining Regional Disparities in Housing Prices Across German Districts

IZA Discussion Paper No. 15199
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 19 May 2022
Lars Brausewetter, Stephan L. Thomsen and Johannes Trunzer
Leibniz Universität Hannover, Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics and Leibniz Universität Hannover
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rental prices, housing market, Germany, regional disparities

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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

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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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The Third Mission in the Academic Profession: Empirical Insights into Academic Identities

IZA Discussion Paper No. 15280
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 19 May 2022
Vitus Püttmann and Stephan L. Thomsen
Leibniz Universität Hannover and Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics
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third mission, knowledge transfer, continuing education, societal engagement, academic profession, academic identity, professor

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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 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2023
Mario Reinhold and Stephan L. Thomsen
Leibniz Universität Hannover and Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics
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occupational sorting, labor supply, labor demand, wages, education groups

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An Empirical Assessment of Workload and Migrants&Apos; Health in Germany

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13962
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 28 Dec 2020
Kai Ingwersen and Stephan L. Thomsen
Leibniz Universität Hannover and Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics
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Academics’ Attitudes toward Engaging in Public Discussions – Experimental Evidence on the Impact of Engagement Conditions

CESifo Working Paper No. 9258
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 31 Aug 2021
Vitus Püttmann, Jens Ruhose and Stephan L. Thomsen
Leibniz Universität Hannover, Leibniz Universität Hannover - Faculty of Economics and Management and Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics
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Did the "Bologna Process" Achieve its Goals? 20 Years of Empirical Evidence on Student Enrolment, Study Success and Labour Market Outcomes

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14757
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 May 2022
Martina Kroher, Kathrin Leuze, Stephan L. Thomsen and Johannes Trunzer
Leibniz University Hannover, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics and Leibniz Universität Hannover
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universities, education, employment, inequality, economics, sociology

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Did the Bologna Process Challenge the German Apprenticeship System? Evidence from a Natural Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13806
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 27 Oct 2020
Stephan L. Thomsen and Johannes Trunzer
Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics and Leibniz Universität Hannover
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Bologna Process, post-secondary education decisions, apprenticeships, higher education

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Can Voluntary Adult Education Reduce Unemployment? Causal Evidence from East Germany after Reunification

IZA Discussion Paper No. 16779
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 06 Feb 2024
Li Kathrin Kaja Rupieper and Stephan L. Thomsen
Leibniz Universität Hannover and Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics
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unemployment, adult education, non-formal education, Volkshochschule, East Germany

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Academics' Attitudes Toward Engaging in Public Discussions - Experimental Evidence on the Impact of Engagement Conditions

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14668
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 28 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2023
Vitus Püttmann, Jens Ruhose and Stephan L. Thomsen
Leibniz Universität Hannover, Leibniz Universität Hannover - Faculty of Economics and Management and Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Economics
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science communication, public engagement, professor, survey experiment, intrinsic motivation

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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

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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, Andreas Knabe, Steffen Raetzel and Stephan L. Thomsen
Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg - Institute of Economics and Business AdministrationCESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute), 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