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Astrid Kunze

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First Name:Astrid
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Last Name:Kunze
RePEc Short-ID:pku213
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Twitter: @astridkunze
Terminal Degree:2000 Department of Economics; University College London (UCL) (from RePEc Genealogy)


Institutt for samfunnsøkonomi
Norges Handelshøyskole (NHH)

Bergen, Norway
RePEc:edi:sonhhno (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Astrid Kunze & Marta Palczyńska & Iga Magda, 2023. "The employment effects of a wage subsidy for the young during an economic recovery," IBS Working Papers 04/2023, Instytut Badan Strukturalnych.
  2. Gozde Corekcioglu & Marco Francesconi & Astrid Kunze, 2020. "Do Generous Parental Leave Policies Help Top Female Earners?," CESifo Working Paper Series 8330, CESifo.
  3. Astrid Kunze & Xingfei Liu, 2019. "Universal Childcare for the Youngest and the Maternal Labour Supply," CESifo Working Paper Series 7509, CESifo.
  4. Astrid Kunze, 2017. "The Gender Wage Gap in Developed Countries," CESifo Working Paper Series 6529, CESifo.
  5. Kunze, Astrid, 2016. "The effect of children on earnings inequality among men," VfS Annual Conference 2016 (Augsburg): Demographic Change 145823, Verein für Socialpolitik / German Economic Association.
  6. Kunze, Astrid & Miller, Amalia & Nigai, Sergey & Strecker, Nora M., 2016. "Women Helping Women? Evidence from Private Sector Data on Plant Hierarchies," VfS Annual Conference 2016 (Augsburg): Demographic Change 145956, Verein für Socialpolitik / German Economic Association.
  7. Kunze, Astrid & Miller, Amalia R., 2015. "Women Helping Women? Evidence from Private Sector Data on Workplace Hierarchies," Discussion Paper Series in Economics 14/2015, Norwegian School of Economics, Department of Economics.
  8. Kunze, Astrid, 2014. "The family gap in career progression," Discussion Paper Series in Economics 29/2014, Norwegian School of Economics, Department of Economics.
  9. Kunze, Astrid, 2014. "Are all of the good men fathers? The effect of having children on earnings," Discussion Paper Series in Economics 11/2014, Norwegian School of Economics, Department of Economics.
  10. Kunze, Astrid, 2013. "Gender differences in career progression: Does the effect of children capture low work effort?," VfS Annual Conference 2013 (Duesseldorf): Competition Policy and Regulation in a Global Economic Order 79705, Verein für Socialpolitik / German Economic Association.
  11. Mette Ejrnæs & Astrid Kunze, 2012. "Work and Wage Dynamics around Childbirth," CESifo Working Paper Series 3710, CESifo.
  12. Kunze, Astrid & Troske, Kenneth R., 2010. "Life-Cycle Patterns in Male/Female Differences in Job Search," Discussion Paper Series in Economics 2/2010, Norwegian School of Economics, Department of Economics.
  13. Kunze, Astrid & Troske, Kenneth, 2007. "Comparative Advantage or Discrimination? Studying Male-Female Wage Differentials Using Displaced Workers," IZA Discussion Papers 3052, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  14. Fitzenberger, Bernd & Kunze, Astrid, 2005. "Vocational Training and Gender: Wages and Occupational Mobility among Young Workers," IZA Discussion Papers 1766, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  15. Bauer, Thomas & Kunze, Astrid, 2004. "The Demand for High-Skilled Workers and Immigration Policy," CEPR Discussion Papers 4274, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  16. Epstein, Gil S & Ward-Warmedinger, Melanie & Kunze, Astrid, 2002. "High Skilled Migration and the Exertion of Effort by the Local Population," CEPR Discussion Papers 3477, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  17. Kunze, Astrid, 2002. "Gender Differences in Entry Wages and Early Career Wages," IZA Discussion Papers 626, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  18. Mette Ejrnæs & Astrid Kunze, 2002. "Wage dips and drops around the first birth," 10th International Conference on Panel Data, Berlin, July 5-6, 2002 C2-4, International Conferences on Panel Data.
  19. Kunze, Astrid, 2002. "The Timing of Careers and Human Capital Depreciation," IZA Discussion Papers 509, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  20. Kunze, Astrid, 2002. "The Evolution of the Early Career Gender Wage Gap," CEPR Discussion Papers 3242, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  21. Winkelmann, Rainer & Kunze, Astrid & Locher, Lilo & Ward-Warmedinger, Melanie E., 2001. "Die Nachfrage nach internationalen hochqualifizierten Beschäftigten," IZA Research Reports 4, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  22. Kunze, Astrid, 2000. "The Determination of Wages and the Gender Wage Gap: A Survey," IZA Discussion Papers 193, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).


  1. Astrid Kunze, 2022. "Parental leave and maternal labor supply," IZA World of Labor, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA), pages 279-279, June.
  2. Astrid Kunze, 2020. "The effect of children on male earnings and inequality," Review of Economics of the Household, Springer, vol. 18(3), pages 683-710, September.
  3. Astrid Kunze & Amalia R. Miller, 2017. "Women Helping Women? Evidence from Private Sector Data on Workplace Hierarchies," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 99(5), pages 769-775, December.
  4. Astrid Kunze, 2017. "Types of absence from work and wages of young workers with apprenticeship training," Journal for Labour Market Research, Springer;Institute for Employment Research/ Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung (IAB), vol. 51(1), pages 1-14, December.
  5. Astrid Kunze & Kenneth R. Troske, 2015. "Gender differences in job search among young workers: A study using displaced workers in the United States," Southern Economic Journal, John Wiley & Sons, vol. 82(1), pages 185-207, July.
  6. Mette Ejrnæs & Astrid Kunze, 2013. "Work and Wage Dynamics around Childbirth," Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 115(3), pages 856-877, July.
  7. Kunze, Astrid & Troske, Kenneth R., 2012. "Life-cycle patterns in male/female differences in job search," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 19(2), pages 176-185.
  8. Gil S. Epstein & Astrid Kunze & Melanie E. Ward, 2009. "High‐Skilled Migration And The Exertion Of Effort By The Local Population," Scottish Journal of Political Economy, Scottish Economic Society, vol. 56(3), pages 332-352, July.
  9. Astrid Kunze, 2008. "Gender wage gap studies: consistency and decomposition," Empirical Economics, Springer, vol. 35(1), pages 63-76, August.
  10. Kunze, Astrid, 2005. "The evolution of the gender wage gap," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 12(1), pages 73-97, February.
  11. Bernd Fitzenberger & Astrid Kunze, 2005. "Vocational Training and Gender: Wages and Occupational Mobility among Young Workers," Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Oxford University Press and Oxford Review of Economic Policy Limited, vol. 21(3), pages 392-415, Autumn.
  12. Thomas K. Bauer & Astrid Kunze, 2004. "The demand for high-skilled workers and immigration policy," Brussels Economic Review, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles, vol. 47(1), pages 77-88.
  13. Astrid Kunze, 2003. "Gender Differences in Entry Wages and Early Career Wages," Annals of Economics and Statistics, GENES, issue 71-72, pages 223-244.


  1. Astrid Kunze, 2015. "The Family Gap in Career Progression☆The author gratefully acknowledges the comments by the editors, two anonymous referees, Amalia R. Miller, Øivind A. Nilsen, Kai Liu, Vanessa Dräger, colleagues at ," Research in Labor Economics, in: Gender Convergence in the Labor Market, volume 41, pages 115-142, Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 29 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (21) 2002-03-04 2002-07-04 2002-09-11 2003-03-14 2004-02-23 2004-02-23 2004-09-05 2005-10-22 2007-10-06 2010-01-16 2011-05-14 2011-11-14 2012-04-10 2014-04-29 2014-05-17 2014-11-12 2014-12-13 2015-01-14 2019-02-11 2019-02-25 2023-07-17. Author is listed
  2. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, and Wages (9) 2011-11-14 2012-04-10 2014-04-29 2015-01-14 2015-01-19 2017-06-25 2020-06-15 2020-06-29 2020-07-27. Author is listed
  3. NEP-EUR: Microeconomic European Issues (7) 2019-02-11 2019-02-25 2019-03-04 2020-06-15 2020-06-29 2020-07-27 2023-07-17. Author is listed
  4. NEP-DEM: Demographic Economics (6) 2014-05-17 2015-01-14 2019-02-11 2019-02-25 2019-03-04 2020-06-29. Author is listed
  5. NEP-HRM: Human Capital and Human Resource Management (5) 2010-01-16 2011-11-14 2012-04-10 2015-01-14 2015-01-19. Author is listed
  6. NEP-BEC: Business Economics (2) 2005-10-22 2010-01-16
  7. NEP-GEN: Gender (2) 2017-06-25 2017-11-12
  8. NEP-HME: Heterodox Microeconomics (2) 2011-05-14 2014-11-12
  9. NEP-LTV: Unemployment, Inequality and Poverty (2) 2002-03-04 2017-06-25
  10. NEP-AGE: Economics of Ageing (1) 2011-05-14
  11. NEP-GEO: Economic Geography (1) 2002-09-11
  12. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (1) 2004-02-23


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