ZEW Discussion Papers

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Mit diesen Beiträgen, die überwiegend in Englisch verfasst sind, beteiligen sich die Forscher/innen des ZEW an wissenschaftlichen Fachdebatten. Die Publikationen enthalten vorläufige Beiträge, die zur Veröffentlichung in Fachzeitschriften vorgesehen sind. Die Discussion Papers können ab 1.1.1998 als pdf-Datei abgerufen werden. Sie richten sich an nationale und internationale Zielgruppen.

  1. ZEW Discussion Paper // 2001

    Identifying Labour Market Dynamics Using Labour Force Survey Data

    This paper evaluates the appropriateness of the standard methodologies and the quality of the data frequently used to analyse labour market dynamics in Europe. Our results indicate that, due to recall error and…

  2. ZEW Discussion Paper // 2001

    What Drives the Vacancy Rate for Information Technology Workers?

    This paper provides empirical evidence on both the magnitude and determinants of unfilled vacancies for information technology workers using cross-sectional data for 4150 German firms. Vacancies are defined as…

  3. ZEW Discussion Paper // 2001

    Accounting for Stock-Based Compensation: An Extended Clean Surplus Relation

    Residual income valuation is based on the assumption that the clean surplus relation holds. As pointed out by Ohlson (2000), among others, the standard clean surplus relation is frequently violated. Moreover,…

  4. ZEW Discussion Paper // 2001

    Sources of German Unemployment: Evidence from a Structural VAR Model

    This paper analyzes the dynamic effects of different macroeconomic shocks on unemployment in Germany. In a first step, a cointegration analysis of productiv- ity, prices, real wages, employment, and the…

  5. ZEW Discussion Paper // 2001

    Das Wachstum junger Unternehmen - Eine Bestandsaufnahme 10 Jahre nach der Wiedervereinigung

    Diese Studie versucht Eigenschaften zu identifizieren, die das Beschäftigungswachstum junger deutscher Unternehmen in den neunziger Jahren beeinflussen. Um für die unterschiedlichen wirtschaftlichen…

  6. ZEW Discussion Paper // 2001

    Innovation Dynamics and Endogenous Market Structure

    This paper examines empirically the relationship between innovation and market structure within a simultaneous framework at the industry level of ag-gregation. We use a model in which R&D affects both, demand…

  7. ZEW Discussion Paper // 2001

    Labour Reallocation During Transition: The Case of Poland

    This paper analyses the reallocation of labour during the transition period, which is argued not only to ease the transition from a planned to market orientated economy, but also to be fundamental to the…

  8. ZEW Discussion Paper // 2001

    The Economics of Crime: Investigating the Drugs-Crime Channel

    The rising trends both in drug addiction and crime rates are of major public concern in Germany. Surprisingly, the economic theory of crime seems to ignore the drugs-crime nexus, whereas the criminological…

  9. ZEW Discussion Paper // 2001

    Wage Rigidities in Western Germany?

    This paper investigates whether and in what sense the west German wage structure has been ‘rigid’ in the 1990s. To test the hypothesis that a rigid wage structure has been responsible for rising low-skilled…

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