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Zu alt für einen Wechsel? Zum Zusammenhang von Alter, Lohndifferentialen und betrieblicher Mobilität

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Die absehbare Alterung der Erwerbstätigen in Deutschland wird Konsequenzen für die Arbeitsmarktmobilität haben, ist doch bekannt, dass die Wechselbereitschaft mit zunehmendem Alter sinkt. Die vorliegende Arbeit analysiert auf Basis der IAB-Beschäftigtenstichprobe (IABS) die Wirkung des Alters auf die betriebliche Mobilität. Im Zentrum steht dabei die Frage, wie sich die Einkommensdifferentiale eines betrieblichen Wechsels im Laufe des Erwerbslebens verändern. Es zeigt sich, dass Ältere im Falle eines Wechsels weniger stark als junge Beschäftigte von Einkommensgewinnen profitieren. Die Analyse macht jedoch ebenfalls deutlich, dass diese Einkommenskomponente den Mobilitätsvorsprung der Jüngeren nicht vollständig erklären kann.

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  • Schneider, Lutz, 2007. "Zu alt für einen Wechsel? Zum Zusammenhang von Alter, Lohndifferentialen und betrieblicher Mobilität," IWH Discussion Papers 1/2007, Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH).
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    1. Lehmer, Florian & Ludsteck, Johannes, 2008. "The returns to job mobility and inter-regional migration," IAB Discussion Paper 200806, Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung (IAB), Nürnberg [Institute for Employment Research, Nuremberg, Germany].
    2. Kronenberg, Kristin & Carree, Martin, 2010. "Job and residential mobility in the Netherlands: the influence of human capital, household composition and location," MPRA Paper 25840, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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    Keywords

    job mobility; wage structure; aging;

    JEL classification:

    • J62 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - Job, Occupational and Intergenerational Mobility; Promotion
    • J31 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - Wage Level and Structure; Wage Differentials
    • J14 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Economics of the Elderly; Economics of the Handicapped; Non-Labor Market Discrimination

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