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Re-employment hazard of displaced German workers: evidence from the GSOEP

Haile, Getinet Astatike (2005) Re-employment hazard of displaced German workers: evidence from the GSOEP. In: EALE/SOLE World Conference, 02-05 Jun 2005, San Francisco, USA.

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Abstract

This study investigates the re-employment hazard of displaced German workers using the first fourteen sweeps of the German Socio-Economic Panel (GSOEP) data. As well as parametric and non-parametric discrete-time specifications for the baseline hazard, the study employs alternative mixing distributions to account for unobserved heterogeneity. Findings of the study suggest negative duration dependence, even after accounting for unobserved heterogeneity. In terms of covariate effects, those at the lower end of the skills ladder, those who had been working in manufacturing and those with previous experience of non-employment are found to have lower hazard of exit via reemployment.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Unemployment duration, job displacement, Germany
Research Community:University of Westminster > Policy Studies Institute (PSI)
University of Westminster > Westminster Business School
ID Code:1982
Deposited On:13 Jun 2006
Last Modified:29 Sep 2011 11:53

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