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Astrid Kunze

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First Name:Astrid
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Last Name:Kunze
RePEc Short-ID:pku213
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. Kunze, Astrid & Corekcioglu , Gozde & Francesconi , Marco, 2020. "Do Generous Parental Leave Policies Help Top Female Earners?," Discussion Paper Series in Economics 7/2020, Norwegian School of Economics, Department of Economics.
  2. Kunze, Astrid & Liu, Xingfei, 2019. "Universal Childcare for the Youngest and the Maternal Labour Supply," Working Papers 2019-1, University of Alberta, Department of Economics.
  3. Kunze, Astrid, 2017. "The Gender Wage Gap in Developed Countries," IZA Discussion Papers 10826, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  4. 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.
  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 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.
  7. Kunze, Astrid, 2014. "The Family Gap in Career Progression," IZA Discussion Papers 8478, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. Ejrnæs, Mette & Kunze, Astrid, 2011. "Work and Wage Dynamics around Childbirth," IZA Discussion Papers 6066, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  11. Kunze, Astrid & Troske, Kenneth, 2009. "Life-Cycle Patterns in Male/Female Differences in Job Search," IZA Discussion Papers 4656, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  12. 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).
  13. Fitzenberger, Bernd & Kunze, Astrid, 2005. "Vocational Training and Gender: Wages and Occupational Mobility among young Workers," ZEW Discussion Papers 05-66, ZEW - Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research.
  14. Bauer, Thomas & Kunze, Astrid, 2004. "The Demand for High-Skilled Workers and Immigration Policy," CEPR Discussion Papers 4274, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  15. Kunze, Astrid, 2002. "The Timing of Careers and Human Capital Depreciation," IZA Discussion Papers 509, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  16. Epstein, Gil S & Kunze, Astrid & Ward-Warmedinger, Melanie, 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. Kunze, Astrid, 2002. "The Evolution of the Early Career Gender Wage Gap," CEPR Discussion Papers 3242, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  19. 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.
  20. 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).
  21. 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, 2020. "The effect of children on male earnings and inequality," Review of Economics of the Household, Springer, vol. 18(3), pages 683-710, September.
  2. 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.
  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, 2016. "Parental leave and maternal labor supply," IZA World of Labor, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA), pages 279-279, July.
  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, 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: Solomon W. Polachek & Konstantinos Tatsiramos & Klaus F. Zimmermann (ed.), Gender Convergence in the Labor Market, volume 41, pages 115-142, Emerald Publishing Ltd.

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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 28 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 (20) 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. Author is listed
  2. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, & 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-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
  4. NEP-EUR: Microeconomic European Issues (6) 2019-02-11 2019-02-25 2019-03-04 2020-06-15 2020-06-29 2020-07-27. Author is listed
  5. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & 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 & 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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