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Lohnmobilität alleinstehender SGB-II-Leistungsempfänger


  • Koller, Lena

    () (Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung (IAB), Nürnberg [Institute for Employment Research, Nuremberg, Germany])


"The paper analyzes wage concessions after unemployment benefit II receipt. Using administrative data this paper investigates the wage mobility of singles who were employed before and after the beginning of welfare benefit. Descriptive analysis indicate that 41 % of the singles who were fulltime employed before and after the receipt earned at re-employment at least 5 % less than before. In contrast, 47 % of the singles had wage gains for at least 5 %. The remaining 12 % had only little wage change. Econometric analysis show that the direction of wage mobility depends on the position in the wage distribution before the benefit receipt. OLS-regressions for wage quintiles indicate that singles with a wage in the lower end of the distribution, had a significant higher re-employment wage. On the contrary, singles with a wage in the upper segment, earned significant less than before." (Author's abstract, IAB-Doku) ((en))

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  • Koller, Lena, 2011. "Lohnmobilität alleinstehender SGB-II-Leistungsempfänger," IAB Discussion Paper 201105, Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung (IAB), Nürnberg [Institute for Employment Research, Nuremberg, Germany].
  • Handle: RePEc:iab:iabdpa:201105

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    Einkommensverzicht; Arbeitslosengeld II-Empfänger; allein Stehende; berufliche Reintegration; Lohnunterschied; soziale Mobilität; administratives Panel SGB II;

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    • J64 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - Unemployment: Models, Duration, Incidence, and Job Search
    • J65 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - Unemployment Insurance; Severance Pay; Plant Closings

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