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Impacts of minimum wages: a micro data analysis for German construction sector

König, Marion and Möller, Joachim (2009) Impacts of minimum wages: a micro data analysis for German construction sector. International Journal of Manpower 30 (7). (In Press)

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Abstract

In 1997 minimum wages were introduced in the West and East German construction sector. The purpose of this paper is to analyze its impact on wage growth and employment retention probability of affected workers. Following a difference-in-differences approach we propose a method to identify the effects of this quasi-experiment despite the lack of information on working hours in the large panel ...

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Item type:Article
Date:2009
Institutions:Business, Economics and Information Systems > Institut für Volkswirtschaftslehre und Ökonometrie > Lehrstuhl für Empirische Makroökonomie und Regionalökonomie (Prof. Dr. Joachim Möller)
Business, Economics and Information Systems > Institut für Immobilienenwirtschaft / IRE|BS > Lehrstuhl für Empirische Makroökonomie und Regionalökonomie (Prof. Dr. Joachim Möller)
Interdisciplinary Subject Network:Immobilien- und Kapitalmärkte
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J 31Journal of Economics Literature Classification
Keywords:Minimum Wages, Construction Sector, Difference in Differences Method
Dewey Decimal Classification:300 Social sciences > 330 Economics
Status:In Press
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:10000
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