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 // 2000

    Lower Wages for Less Hours? A Simultaneous Wage-Hours Model for Germany

    Productivity growth has been slow in many continental European countries overthe last few decades, especially in comparison with the United States. It has been argued thatlack of product market competition and…

  2. ZEW Discussion Paper // 2000

    The Impact of Non-profit Temping Agencies on Individual Labour Market Success in the West German State of Rhineland-Palatinate

    The paper presents an econometric evaluation of the effects of subsidised non-profit temporary employment agencies - a programme of the West German active labour market policy - on individual labour market…

  3. ZEW Discussion Paper // 2000

    Formelle und informelle berufliche Weiterbildung und Verdienst bei Arbeitnehmern und Selbständigen

    The paper investigates determinants of formal and non-formal continuous vocational training and its income effects among German self-employed and employed workers in 1991/92. Participation in continuous formal…

  4. ZEW Discussion Paper // 1999

    Product Market Competition, Corporate Governance and Firm Performance: An Empirical Analysis for Germany

    Productivity growth has been slow in many continental European countries overthe last few decades, especially in comparison with the United States. It has been argued thatlack of product market competition and…

  5. ZEW Discussion Paper // 1999

    Measuring Knowledge Spillovers in Manufacturing and Services: An Empirical Assessment of Alternative Approaches

    In this paper it is tested which of the various alternative approaches for constructing knowledge spillover pools suggested in existing literature measures the extent to which a rm can costlessly receive…

  6. ZEW Discussion Paper // 1999

    Modeling German Unification in a Disequilibrium Framework

    Unification fundamentally changed the terms of quantitative macroeconomic analysis for Germany. Two main areas concerned are data availability for the eastern part of Germany and structural changes within the…

  7. ZEW Discussion Paper // 1999

    New Evidence on Ownership Structures in Germany

    Ownership structures are an important element of the theory explaining corporate governance. This study presents detailed descriptive evidence on the ownership structures of German manufacturing firms. It…

  8. ZEW Discussion Paper // 1999

    Technological Innovations and the Expected Demand for Skilled Labour at the Firm Level

    AbstractThis paper analyses the link between technological product and processes innovations and expectations about future employment for different types of labour in manufacturing. The empirical model allows…

  9. ZEW Discussion Paper // 1999

    The Impact of Information Technology on High-Skilled Labour in Services: Evidence from Firm Level Panel Data

    This paper analyses the link between the high-skilled employment share and information technology (IT) in the service production process. Obviously, not all firms employ university graduates. To account for…

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