Thomas K. Bauer

Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)

Member of the Executive Board

Hohenzollernstr. 1-3

Essen, 45128

Germany

http://www.rwi-essen.de

University of Bochum - Faculty of Economics

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Universitätsstraße 150

Gebäude GC, Ebene 3, Raum 58

D-44780 Bochum

Germany

http://www.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/empwifo/

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

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P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

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1.

Immigration Policy, Assimilation of Immigrants and Natives' Sentiments Towards Immigrants: Evidence from 12 Oecd-Countries

IZA Discussion Paper No. 187
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 29 Nov 2000
Klaus F. Zimmermann, Thomas K. Bauer and Magnus Lofstrom
Harvard University, Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and Public Policy Institute of California
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Assimilation of migrants, European migration policies, sentiments towards migrants

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High Performance Workplace Practices and Job Satisfaction: Evidence from Europe

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1265
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Aug 2004
Thomas K. Bauer
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
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High Performance Workplace Organization, job satisfaction

The Demand for High-Skilled Workers and Immigration Policy

IZA Discussion Paper No. 999, RWI: Discussion Papers No. 11
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 10 Feb 2004
Thomas K. Bauer and Astrid Kunze
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) - Department of Economics
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migration, high-skilled workers, IZA employer survey

The Demand for High-Skilled Workers and Immigration Policy

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4274
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 Apr 2004
Thomas K. Bauer and Astrid Kunze
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) - Department of Economics
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Herd Effects or Migration Networks? The Location Choice of Mexican Immigrants in the U.S.

IZA Discussion Paper No. 551
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 25 Sep 2002
Thomas K. Bauer, Gil S. Epstein and Ira N. Gang
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Rutgers University - Economics Department
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Herd Effects, Networks, Immigration, Location Choice

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What are Migration Networks?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 200
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 30 Nov 2000
Thomas K. Bauer, Gil S. Epstein and Ira N. Gang
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Rutgers University - Economics Department
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Flexible Workplace Practices and Labor Productivity

IZA Discussion Paper No. 700
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 Mar 2003
Thomas K. Bauer
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
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Linked-employer-employee Data Set, High Performance Workplace Organization, Instrumental Variables, Correlated Random Coefficient Model

Technological Change, Organizational Change, and Job Turnover

IZA Discussion Paper No. 570
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 11 Oct 2002
Thomas K. Bauer and Stefan Bender
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and Government of the Federal Republic of Germany - Institute for Employment Research (IAB)
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Linked-employer-employee Data Set, Information Technology, Organizational Change, Job Turnover, Worker Turnover

Technological Change, Organizational Change, and Job Turnover

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3534
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 11 Oct 2002
Thomas K. Bauer and Stefan Bender
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and Government of the Federal Republic of Germany - Institute for Employment Research (IAB)
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Linked employer-employee dataset, information technology, organizational change, job turnover, worker turnover

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International Labor Migration, Economic Growth and Labor Markets - the Current State of Affairs

RWI Discussion Paper No. 20
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 24 Aug 2005
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research and RWI - Leibniz-Insitut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen)
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Immigration, European labor markets, Immigration policy

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Copayments in the German Health System - Do They Work?

RWI Discussion Paper No. 43, iHEA 2007 6th World Congress: Explorations in Health Economics Paper
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 08 Sep 2006
Boris Augurzky, Thomas K. Bauer and Sandra Schaffner
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
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Copayment, doctor visits, difference-in-differences, fixed-effect

Transferability of Human Capital and Immigrant Assimilation: An Analysis for Germany

SOEPpaper No. 671
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 23 Jul 2014
Leilanie Basilio, Thomas K. Bauer and Anica Kramer
Ruhr Universität Bochum, Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
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Human Capital, Rate of Return, Immigration, Assimilation

Transferability of Human Capital and Immigrant Assimilation - An Analysis for Germany

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 164
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 11 Feb 2010
Leilanie Basilio and Thomas K. Bauer
Ruhr Universität Bochum and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
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Human capital, rate of return, immigration, assimilation

Transferability of Human Capital and Immigrant Assimilation: An Analysis for Germany

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4716
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 01 Feb 2010
Leilanie Basilio and Thomas K. Bauer
Ruhr Universität Bochum and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
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assimilation, immigration, rate of return, human capital

Transferability of Human Capital and Immigrant Assimilation: An Analysis for Germany

LABOUR, Vol. 31, Issue 3, pp. 245-264, 2017
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 09 Aug 2017
Leilanie Basilio, Thomas K. Bauer and Anica Kramer
Ruhr Universität Bochum, Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
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Flexible Work Systems and the Structure of Wages: Evidence from Matched Employer-Employee Data

IZA Discussion Paper No. 353
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Sep 2001
Thomas K. Bauer and Stefan Bender
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and Government of the Federal Republic of Germany - Institute for Employment Research (IAB)
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Organizational Change, Wages, Employment, Linked-Employer-Employee Data Set, Inequality

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Blinder-Oaxaca Decomposition for Tobit Models

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1795, RWI: Discussion Paper No. 32
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 Oct 2005
Thomas K. Bauer and Mathias Sinning
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and Australian National University (ANU) - Crawford School of Public Policy
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Blinder-Oaxaca decomposition, Tobit model, wage gap

Blinder-Oaxaca Decomposition for Tobit Models

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5309
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 30 Dec 2005
Thomas K. Bauer and Mathias Sinning
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and Australian National University (ANU) - Crawford School of Public Policy
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Tobit-model, Blinder-Oaxaca decomposition, wage gap

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Overtime Work and Overtime Compensation in Germany

IZA Discussion Paper No. 48
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 May 2000
Klaus F. Zimmermann and Thomas K. Bauer
Harvard University and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
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WTP vs. WTA: Christmas Presents and the Endowment Effect

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3855
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 01 Dec 2008
Christoph M. Schmidt and Thomas K. Bauer
RWI - Leibniz-Insitut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen) and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
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loss aversion, endowment effect, Christmas presents, deadweight loss

WTP vs. WTA: Christmas Presents and the Endowment Effect

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 75
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 15 Dec 2008
Thomas K. Bauer and Christoph M. Schmidt
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and RWI - Leibniz-Insitut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen)
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Loss aversion, endowment effect, Christmas presents, deadweight loss

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An Extension of the Blinder-Oaxaca Decomposition to Non-Linear Models

RWI Discussion Paper No. 49
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 17 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2008
Thomas K. Bauer and Mathias Sinning
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and Australian National University (ANU) - Crawford School of Public Policy
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Blinder-Oaxaca decomposition, non-linear models

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Employment Effects of Payroll Taxes - an Empirical Test for Germany

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 29 Jul 1999
Regina T. Riphahn and Thomas K. Bauer
University of Erlangen-Nuremberg-Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg - Department of Economics and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
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Learning Efficiency of Economics Students

IZA Discussion Paper No. 23
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 30 Dec 1999
Klaus F. Zimmermann and Thomas K. Bauer
Harvard University and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
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Immigrant Labor and Workplace Safety

IZA Discussion Paper No. 16
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Sep 1999
Harvard University, Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), RWTH Aachen University - Institute for Political Science and University of Munich
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Educational Mismatch and Wages in Germany

IZA Discussion Paper No. 87
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 29 Mar 2000
Thomas K. Bauer
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
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Copayments in the German Health System: Does it Work?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2290
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 22 Sep 2006
Boris Augurzky, Thomas K. Bauer and Sandra Schaffner
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
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copayment, doctor visits, difference-in-differences, fixed-effect logit

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Enclaves, Language and the Location Choice of Migrants

IZA Discussion Paper No. 558
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 08 Oct 2002
Thomas K. Bauer, Gil S. Epstein and Ira N. Gang
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Rutgers University - Economics Department
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Immigrants, Language Skills, Enclave, Networks, Ethnic Goods, Ethnic Concentration

Enclaves, Language and the Location Choice of Migrants

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3527
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 08 Oct 2002
Thomas K. Bauer, Gil S. Epstein and Ira N. Gang
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Rutgers University - Economics Department
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Immigrants, language skills, enclave, networks, ethnic goods, ethnic concentration

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Sibling Rivalry in Educational Attainment: The German Case

IZA Discussion Paper No. 180
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 15 Feb 2001
Thomas K. Bauer and Ira N. Gang
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and Rutgers University - Economics Department
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Does Money Burn Fat? – Evidence from a Randomized Experiment

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 368
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Oct 2012
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), World Bank, RWI - Leibniz-Insitut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen) and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
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randomized experiment, financial incentives for weight loss, obesity, nonrandom sample attrition, effect heterogeneity

Does Money Burn Fat? Evidence from a Randomized Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6888
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 07 Oct 2012
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), World Bank, RWI - Leibniz-Insitut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen) and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
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randomized experiment, financial incentives for weight loss, obesity, non-random sample attrition, effect heterogeneity

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Gender Differences in Smoking Behavior

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2259, RWI Discussion Paper No. 44
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 08 Sep 2006
Silja Göhlmann, Thomas K. Bauer and Mathias Sinning
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and Australian National University (ANU) - Crawford School of Public Policy
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Blinder-Oaxaca decomposition, count data models, SOEP, smoking, gender

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Immigration Policy in Integrated National Economies

IZA Discussion Paper No. 170
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 17 Nov 2000
Klaus F. Zimmermann and Thomas K. Bauer
Harvard University and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
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Migration policy, globalization

The Savings Behavior of Temporary and Permanent Migrants in Germany

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1632, RWI: Discussion Paper No. 29
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Jun 2005
Thomas K. Bauer and Mathias Sinning
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and Australian National University (ANU) - Crawford School of Public Policy
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savings, migration

The Savings Behavior of Temporary and Permanent Migrants in Germany

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5102
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 Aug 2005
Thomas K. Bauer and Mathias Sinning
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and Australian National University (ANU) - Crawford School of Public Policy
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Migration, savings

Temporary Migrants from Egypt: How Long Do They Stay Abroad?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 Sep 1999
Ira N. Gang and Thomas K. Bauer
Rutgers University - Economics Department and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
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Temporary Migrants from Egypt: How Long Do They Stay Abroad?

CEPR Discussion Paper Series No. 2003
Posted: 12 May 1999
Thomas K. Bauer
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)

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Portuguese Migrants in the German Labour Market: Performance and Self Selection

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 31 Dec 1998
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Universidade da Madeira - Gestao e Economica, University of Munich and Harvard University
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A Comparative Analysis of the Nativity Wealth Gap

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 6
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 11 Sep 2007
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), School of Economics, University of Sydney, York University - Department of Economics and Australian National University (ANU) - Crawford School of Public Policy
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International migration, wealth accumulation

A Comparative Analysis of the Nativity Wealth Gap

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2772
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 09 May 2007
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), School of Economics, University of Sydney, York University - Department of Economics and Australian National University (ANU) - Crawford School of Public Policy
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international migration, wealth accumulation

A Comparative Analysis of the Nativity Wealth Gap

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 49, Issue 4, pp. 989-1007, 2011
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 21 Sep 2011
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), School of Economics, University of Sydney, York University - Department of Economics and Australian National University (ANU) - Crawford School of Public Policy
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Fiscal Effects of Minimum Wages: An Analysis for Germany

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3875
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Dec 2008
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Humboldt University of Berlin, RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research and RWI - Leibniz-Insitut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen)
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minimum wages, employment, public budget, fiscal effects

Fiscal Effects of Minimum Wages - An Analysis for Germany

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 79
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 Dec 2008
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Humboldt University of Berlin, RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research and RWI - Leibniz-Insitut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen)
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Minimum wages, employment, public budget, fiscal effects

Dismissal Protection and Worker Flows in Small Establishments

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1105, RWI Discussion Paper No. 14
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 Apr 2004
Thomas K. Bauer, Holger Bonin and Stefan Bender
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Government of the Federal Republic of Germany - Institute for Employment Research (IAB)
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Employment Protection, Linked-Employer-Employee Data Set, Difference-in-Differences

Dismissal Protection and Worker Flows in Small Establishments

Economica, Vol. 74, No. 296, pp. 804-821, November 2007
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 22 Oct 2007
Thomas K. Bauer, Stefan Bender and Holger Bonin
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Government of the Federal Republic of Germany - Institute for Employment Research (IAB) and IZA Institute of Labor Economics
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Dismissal Protection and Worker Flows in Small Establishments

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4379
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 01 Jun 2004
Thomas K. Bauer, Holger Bonin and Stefan Bender
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Government of the Federal Republic of Germany - Institute for Employment Research (IAB)
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Employment protection, linked-employer-employee dataset, difference-in-differences

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Sheepskin Effects in Japan

IZA Discussion Paper No. 593, RWI Discussion Paper No. 5
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 25 Nov 2002
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), DIW Berlin and University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research
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Returns to Education, Sheepskin Effects, Japan

Sheepskin Effects in Japan

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3609
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 04 Dec 2002
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), DIW Berlin and University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research
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Returns to education, sheepskin effects, Japan

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Occupational Mobility of Ethnic Migrants

IZA Discussion Paper No. 58
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 21 Feb 2000
Klaus F. Zimmermann and Thomas K. Bauer
Harvard University and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
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Employer Learning and the Returns to Schooling

IZA Discussion Paper No. 146
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 25 Jun 2000
Thomas K. Bauer and John P. Haisken-DeNew
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research
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Employer learning, returns to education, tenure, experience, on-the-job training

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External Effects of Education: Human Capital Spillovers in Regions and Firms

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 195
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 03 Sep 2010
Thomas K. Bauer and Matthias Vorell
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
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External effects, human capital, employer-employee matched data

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Evaluating the Labor-Market Effects of Compulsory Military Service – A Regression-Discontinuity Approach

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 141
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 28 Oct 2009
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Government of the Federal Republic of Germany - Institute for Employment Research (IAB), Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and RWI - Leibniz-Insitut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen)
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causal effect, quasi-experimental estimators, conscription

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Labour Market Entry Conditions, Wages and Job Mobility

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 09 Jul 2010
Ronald Bachmann, Thomas K. Bauer and Peggy Bechara
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and RWI Essen
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Mobility, job-to-job, wages, labour market entry, initial conditions

Time vs. Money: The Supply of Voluntary Labor and Charitable Donations Across Europe

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6701
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 Jul 2012
Thomas K. Bauer, Julia Bredtmann and Christoph M. Schmidt
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), RWI – Leibniz Institute for Economic Research and RWI - Leibniz-Insitut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen)
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private philanthropy, charitable contribution, voluntary organizations

Time vs. Money – The Supply of Voluntary Labor and Charitable Donations Across Europe

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 349
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 Aug 2012
Thomas K. Bauer, Julia Bredtmann and Christoph M. Schmidt
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), RWI – Leibniz Institute for Economic Research and RWI - Leibniz-Insitut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen)
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Private philanthropy, charitable contribution, voluntary organizations

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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

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Real and Nominal Wage Rigidities and the Rate of Inflation: Evidence from German Micro Data

IZA Discussion Paper No. 959, RWI: Discussion Paper No. 12
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Jan 2004
Thomas K. Bauer, Holger Bonin and Uwe Sunde
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU)
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downward wage rigidity, real effects of inflation, collective bargaining, switching regime model, West Germany

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Performance-Related Funding of Universities – Does More Competition Lead to Grade Inflation?

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 288
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 Nov 2011
Thomas K. Bauer and Barbara S. Grave
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
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Grade inflation, higher education funding, university competition

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Minimum Wages as a Barrier to Entry – Evidence from Germany

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 329
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2012
Ronald Bachmann, Thomas K. Bauer and Hanna Frings
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
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minimum wage, product market competition, service sector

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Distant Event, Local Effects? Fukushima and the German Housing Market

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 433
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 Aug 2013
Thomas K. Bauer, Sebastian Braun and Michael Kvasnicka
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Kiel Institute for the World Economy - IFW and RWI Essen (Berlin Office)
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Fukushima, nuclear power plants, housing prices, Germany

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Do Guns Displace Books? – The Impact of Compulsory Military Service on Educational Attainment

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 260
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 05 Jun 2011
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Government of the Federal Republic of Germany - Institute for Employment Research (IAB), Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and RWI - Leibniz-Insitut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen)
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regression discontinuity, conscription, career interruption, skill atrophy, TS2SLS

Business Taxation and Wages – Evidence from Individual Panel Data

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 351
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 04 Aug 2012
Thomas K. Bauer, Tanja Kasten and Lars H.R. Siemers
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and University of Siegen
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Tax incidence, profit taxation, wages, asymmetric effects

Business Taxation and Wages: Evidence from Individual Panel Data

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6717
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 21 Jul 2012
Thomas K. Bauer, Tanja Kasten and Lars H.R. Siemers
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and University of Siegen
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tax incidence, profit taxation, wages, asymmetric effects

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Analyzing the Labor Market Activity of Immigrant Families in Germany

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2989, Ruhr Economic Paper No. 24, SOEPpaper, No. 38
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 Sep 2007
Leilanie Basilio, Thomas K. Bauer and Mathias Sinning
Ruhr Universität Bochum, Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and Australian National University (ANU) - Crawford School of Public Policy
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international migration, assimilation, family investment hypothesis

Labor Market Effects of Immigration - Evidence from Neighborhood Data

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 257
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 15 May 2011
Mathias Sinning, Thomas K. Bauer and Regina Flake
Australian National University (ANU) - Crawford School of Public Policy, Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and Ruhr Graduate School in Economics
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International migration, effects of immigration

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Fall Risk Increasing Drugs: The Effect on Injuries of the Frail Elderly Estimated from Administrative Data

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 04 Jan 2012
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), affiliation not provided to SSRN and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
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fall risk increasing drugs, Priscus-list, frail elderly, multivariate regression, count data models

The Economic Integration of Forced Migrants - Evidence for Post-War Germany

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Jul 2011
Sebastian Braun, Thomas K. Bauer and Michael Kvasnicka
Kiel Institute for the World Economy - IFW, Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and RWI Essen (Berlin Office)
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forced migration, economic integration, World War II, West Germany

Small Cash Rewards for Big Losers – Experimental Insights into the Fight Against the Obesity Epidemic

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 530
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 18 Feb 2015
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), World Bank, RWI - Leibniz-Insitut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen) and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
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field experiment; weight cycling; sustainability; incentives

Small Cash Rewards for Big Losers: Experimental Insights into the Fight Against the Obesity Epidemic

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7339
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), World Bank, RWI - Leibniz-Insitut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen) and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
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Social Protections & Assistance

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Labor Market Effects of Immigration: Evidence from Neighborhood Data

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5707
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 23 May 2011
Thomas K. Bauer, Regina Flake and Mathias Sinning
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Ruhr Graduate School in Economics and Australian National University (ANU) - Crawford School of Public Policy
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international migration, effects of immigration

52.

Brother Sun, Sister Moon: The Lunar Cycle, Sunspots and the Frequency of Births

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 225
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 12 Dec 2010
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Government of the Federal Republic of Germany - Institute for Employment Research (IAB), Government of the Federal Republic of Germany - Institute for Employment Research (IAB) and RWI - Leibniz-Insitut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen)
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Daily frequency of births, lunar cycle, sunspots

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Evaluating the Labor-Market Effects of Compulsory Military Service

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4535
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Nov 2009
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Government of the Federal Republic of Germany - Institute for Employment Research (IAB), Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and RWI - Leibniz-Insitut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen)
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causal effect, quasi-experimental estimators, conscription

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Labor Market Entry Conditions, Wages and Job Mobility

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4965
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 29 Jun 2010
Ronald Bachmann, Thomas K. Bauer and Peggy Bechara
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and RWI Essen
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mobility, job-to-job, wages, labour market entry, initial conditions

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Wage Rigidity: Measurement, Causes and Consequences

Economic Journal, Vol. 117, Issue 524, pp. F499-F507, November 2007
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 27 Nov 2007
Lorenz Goette, Uwe Sunde and Thomas K. Bauer
University of Lausanne, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
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The Purpose of Remittances - Evidence from Germany

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 109
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Oct 2009
Thomas K. Bauer and Mathias Sinning
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and Australian National University (ANU) - Crawford School of Public Policy
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International migration, savings, remittances

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Gender Differences in Smoking Behaviour

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5848
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 16 Nov 2006
Thomas K. Bauer, Silja Göhlmann and Mathias Sinning
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and Australian National University (ANU) - Crawford School of Public Policy
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Blinder-Oaxaca decomposition, count data models, SOEP, smoking, gender differences

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Herd Effects or Migration Networks? The Location Choice of Mexican Immigrants in the Us

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3505
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Sep 2002
Thomas K. Bauer, Gil S. Epstein and Ira N. Gang
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and Rutgers University - Economics Department
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Herd effects, networks, immigration, location choice

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Do Welfare Dependent Neighbors Matter for Individual Welfare Dependency?

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 08 Apr 2016
Thomas K. Bauer and Rui Dang
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and Istanbul Technical University
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Neighborhood effects; welfare use; non-random sorting

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Do Guns Displace Books? The Impact of Compulsory Military Service on Educational Attainment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5744
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 Jun 2011
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Government of the Federal Republic of Germany - Institute for Employment Research (IAB), Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and RWI - Leibniz-Insitut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen)
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career interruption, conscription, regression discontinuity, skill atrophy, TS2SLS

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'Phantom of the Opera' or 'Sex and the City'? – Historical Amenities as Sources of Exogenous Variation

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 493
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 30 Jul 2014
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and RWI - Leibniz-Insitut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen)
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human capital; historical amenities; regional competiveness

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Performance-Related Funding of Universities: Does More Competition Lead to Grade Inflation?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6073
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 13 Nov 2011
Thomas K. Bauer and Barbara S. Grave
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
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grade inflation, higher education funding, university competition

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'Phantom of the Opera' or 'Sex and the City'? Historical Amenities as Sources of Exogenous Variation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8373
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 16 Aug 2014
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and RWI - Leibniz-Insitut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen)
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human capital, historical amenities, regional competiveness

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Minimum Wages as a Barrier to Entry: Evidence from Germany

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6484
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 Apr 2012
Ronald Bachmann, Thomas K. Bauer and Hanna Frings
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
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minimum wage, product market competition, service sector

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Real and Nominal Wage Rigidities and the Rate of Inflation: Evidence from West German Micro Data

Economic Journal, Vol. 117, Issue 524, pp. F508-F529, November 2007
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 27 Nov 2007
Thomas K. Bauer, Holger Bonin, Lorenz Goette and Uwe Sunde
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), IZA Institute of Labor Economics, University of Lausanne and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU)
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Flexible Wages Systems and the Structure of Wages: Evidence from Matched Employer-Employee Data

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 2980
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Oct 2001
Thomas K. Bauer and Stefan Bender
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and Government of the Federal Republic of Germany - Institute for Employment Research (IAB)
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Organizational change, employment, linked employer-employee data set, inequality

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Real and Nominal Wage Rigidities and the Rate of Inflation: Evidence from German Microdata

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4271
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 05 Apr 2004
Thomas K. Bauer, Holger Bonin and Uwe Sunde
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU)
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Downward wage rigidity, real effects of inflation, collective bargaining, switching regime model, West Germany

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The Economic Integration of Forced Migrants: Evidence for Post-War Germany

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5855
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 24 Jul 2011
Thomas K. Bauer, Sebastian Braun and Michael Kvasnicka
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Kiel Institute for the World Economy - IFW and RWI Essen (Berlin Office)
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forced migration, economic integration, World War II, West Germany

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Forced Migration and Mortality

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11116
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 13 Nov 2017
Thomas K. Bauer, Matthias Giesecke and Laura Janisch
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), University of Duisburg-Essen and Ruhr Universität Bochum
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forced migration, differential mortality, lifetime earnings, economic history

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“Phantom of the Opera” or “Sex and the City”? Historical Amenities as Sources of Exogenous Variation

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10098
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 25 Sep 2014
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and RWI - Leibniz-Insitut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen)
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historical amenities, human capital, regional competitiveness

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Do Immigrants Reduce Natives' Wages?: Evidence from Germany

University of Munich Working Paper 97-05
Posted: 04 Mar 1998
Thomas K. Bauer
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)

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Unemployment and Wages of Ethnic Germans

QUARTERLY REVIEW OF ECONOMICS AND FINANCE, Vol. 37, Special Issue, 1997
Posted: 26 Feb 1997
Klaus F. Zimmermann and Thomas K. Bauer
Harvard University and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)

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