Karsten Kohn

Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW), KfW Development Bank

Palmengartenstr. 5-9

Frankfurt, 60325

Germany

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

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Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

Start-Up Barriers in Germany: A Review of the Empirical Literature

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 07 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2008
University of Trier - Faculty of Management, affiliation not provided to SSRN, EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht - EBS Business School - Department of Governance & Economics and Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW), KfW Development Bank
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Start-up Barriers, Germany, Entrepreneurship

Rising Wage Dispersion, After All! The German Wage Structure at the Turn of the Century

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 06-031
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 16 May 2006 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2008
Karsten Kohn
Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW), KfW Development Bank
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Wage inequality, censored quantile regression, Machado/Mata decomposition, IABS, East Germany, West Germany

Rising Wage Dispersion, after All! The German Wage Structure at the Turn of the Century

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2098
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 08 May 2006
Karsten Kohn
Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW), KfW Development Bank
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wage inequality, censored quantile regression, Machado/Mata decomposition

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What's the Difference?! Gender, Personality, and the Propensity to Start a Business

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4778
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 01 Mar 2010
Marina Dimitrova Furdas and Karsten Kohn
University of Freiburg and Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW), KfW Development Bank
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entrepreneurship, gender difference, start-up propensity, decomposition analysis, KfW Start-up Monitor, Germany

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A Note on Corporate Valuation Using Imprecise Cost of Capital

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 08 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2016
Wolfgang Breuer, Karsten Kohn and Klaus Mark
RWTH Aachen University, Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW), KfW Development Bank and Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KFW)
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arithmetic mean, cost of capital, estimation bias, firm valuation, geometric mean

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Skill Wage Premia, Employment, and Cohort Effects: Are Workers in Germany All of the Same Type?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2185, ZEW Discussion Paper No. 06-044
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 13 Jul 2006
Bernd Fitzenberger and Karsten Kohn
Humboldt University of Berlin - School of Business and Economics and Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW), KfW Development Bank
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Labor Demand, Heterogeneity, Age, Skill, Wage Structure, Employment, Cohort Effects, Unemployment

Union Density and Varieties of Coverage: The Anatomy of Union Wage Effects in Germany

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 08-012
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 10 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2009
Humboldt University of Berlin - School of Business and Economics, Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW), KfW Development Bank and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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Union density, collective bargaining coverage, wage structure, quantile regression

Union Density and Varieties of Coverage: The Anatomy of Union Wage Effects in Germany

IZA Working Paper No. 3356
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 23 May 2008
Humboldt University of Berlin - School of Business and Economics, Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW), KfW Development Bank and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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union density, collective bargaining coverage, wage structure, quantile regression, linked employer-employee data, Structure of Earnings Survey 2001, Germany

Union Density and Varieties of Coverage: The Anatomy of Union Wage Effects in Germany

Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 66, No. 1, 2013
Posted: 22 Feb 2013
Humboldt University of Berlin - School of Business and Economics, Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW), KfW Development Bank and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)

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Union density, collective bargaining coverage, wage structure, quantile regression, linked employer-employee data, Structure of Earnings Survey

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The Erosion of Union Membership in Germany: Determinants, Densities, Decompositions

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2193, ZEW Discussion Paper No. 6-066
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 25 Jul 2006
Bernd Fitzenberger, Karsten Kohn and Qingwei Wang
Humboldt University of Berlin - School of Business and Economics, Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW), KfW Development Bank and Cardiff University - Cardiff Business School
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union membership, union density, correlated random effects probit model

The Interdependence of R&D Activity and Debt Financing of Young Firms

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 12-016
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 03 Mar 2012
Helmut Fryges, Karsten Kohn and Katrin Ullrich
Technopolis Group, Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW), KfW Development Bank and Center for European Economic Research (ZEW)
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innovation financing, capital structure, start-ups, KfW/ZEW start-up panel, Germany

The Interdependence of R&D Activity and Debt Financing of Young Firms

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6217
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 31 Dec 2011
Helmut Fryges, Karsten Kohn and Katrin Ullrich
Technopolis Group, Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW), KfW Development Bank and Center for European Economic Research (ZEW)
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innovation financing, capital structure, business start-ups, KfW/ZEW Start-up Panel, Germany

The Interdependence of R&D Activity and Debt Financing of Young Firms

Journal of Small Business Management, Vol. 53, pp. 251-277, 2015
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 Sep 2015
Helmut Fryges, Karsten Kohn and Katrin Ullrich
Technopolis Group, Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW), KfW Development Bank and KfW Bankengruppe
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Wage Distributions by Bargaining Regime: Linked Employer-Employee Data Evidence from Germany

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2849
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 05 Jul 2007
Karsten Kohn and Alexander Lembcke
Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW), KfW Development Bank and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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collective wage bargaining, wage structure, kernel density estimation, variance decomposition, wage equations, German Structure of Earnings Survey

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A Note on Necessity Entrepreneurship and Competitive Strategy

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 02 Jul 2013
University of Trier - Faculty of Management, Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW), KfW Development Bank, HEC Montreal and Center for European Economic Research (ZEW)
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necessity entrepreneurship, competitive strategy, cost leadership, product differentiation, KFW/ZEW Start-up Panel, new venture strategy

The KfW/ZEW Start-up Panel: Design and Research Potential

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 09-053
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Oct 2009
Helmut Fryges, Sandra Gottschalk and Karsten Kohn
Technopolis Group, Center for European Economic Research (ZEW) and Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW), KfW Development Bank
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firm foundation, micro data, firm data, panel data, Germany

The KfW/Zew Start-Up Panel: Design and Research Potential

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4441
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 15 Oct 2009
Helmut Fryges, Sandra Gottschalk and Karsten Kohn
Technopolis Group, Center for European Economic Research (ZEW) and Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW), KfW Development Bank
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firm foundation, micro data, firm data, panel data, Germany

Understanding Inter-Industry Wage Structures in the Euro Area

ECB Working Paper No. 1022
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 04 Mar 2009
European Central Bank (ECB), Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW), KfW Development Bank and European Central Bank (ECB)
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euro area, inter-industry wage differentials, panel estimation, firm and workforce characteristics, labour market institutions

Understanding Inter-Industry Wage Structures in the Euro Area

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4114
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 21 Apr 2009
European Central Bank (ECB), Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW), KfW Development Bank and European Central Bank (ECB)
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euro area, inter-industry wage differentials, panel estimation, firm and workforce characteristics, labour market institutions

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The Aftermath of Reunification: Sectoral Transition, Gender, and Rising Wage Inequality in East Germany

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5708
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 23 May 2011
Karsten Kohn and Dirk Antonczyk
Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW), KfW Development Bank and University of Freiburg
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wage distribution, transition, gender, decomposition, quantile regression, polarization, East Germany

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Social Policy as a Motivation for Start-Up Subsidies: Supporting Start-Ups Out of Unemployment (Sozialpolitische Ziele Der Gründungsförderung Am Beispiel Von Gründungen Aus Der Arbeitslosigkeit)

GRÜNDUNGSFÖRDERUNG IN THEORIE UND PRAXIS, pp. 69-93, N. Irsch, P. Witt, eds., 2011
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 25 May 2011
Jorn H. Block and Karsten Kohn
University of Trier - Faculty of Management and Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW), KfW Development Bank
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Social Policy, Start-up Subsidies, Entrepreneurship, Unemployment

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Necessity Entrepreneurship and Competitive Strategy

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8219
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 11 Jun 2014
University of Trier - Faculty of Management, Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW), KfW Development Bank, HEC Montreal and Center for European Economic Research (ZEW)
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cost leadership, competitive strategy, new venture strategy, necessity entrepreneurship, product differentiation, decomposition analysis

Skills, Scope, and Success: An Empirical Look at the Start-Up Process in Creative Industries in Germany

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11650
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Jul 2018
Karsten Kohn and Solvejg Wewel
Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW), KfW Development Bank and Boston College
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creative industries, cultural industries, entrepreneurship, business start-ups, start-up decision, start-up success, innovation

Skills, Scope and Success: An Empirical Look at the Start‐Up Process in Creative Industries in Germany

Creativity and Innovation Management, Vol. 27, Issue 3, pp. 295-318, 2018
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 17 Sep 2018
Karsten Kohn and Solvejg Wewel
Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW), KfW Development Bank and Boston College
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The Aftermath of Reunification

Economics of Transition, Vol. 21, Issue 1, pp. 73-110, 2013
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 23 Dec 2012
Karsten Kohn and Dirk Antonczyk
Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW), KfW Development Bank and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Wage distribution, gender, transition, polarization, decomposition, quantile regression, East Germany