1. Refereed Journal // 2013

    Higher and higher? Performance pay and wage inequality in Germany

    Performance pay is of growing importance to the wage structu re as it applies to a rising share of employees. At the same time wage dispersion is growing continuously. This leads to the question of how the…

  2. Refereed Journal // 2013

    Causal Effects on Employment after First Birth – A Dynamic Treatment Approach

    The effects of childbirth on future labor market outcomes are a key issue for policy discussion. This paper implements a dynamic treatment approach to estimate the effect of having the first child now versus…

  3. Refereed Journal // 2013

    The Short- and Long-term Effects of School Choice on Student Outcomes — Evidence from a School Choice Reform in Sweden

    This paper evaluates the effects of a major Swedish school choice reform. The reform in 1992 increased school choice and competition among public schools as well as through a large-scale introduction of private…