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dc.contributor.authorAnger, Silkeen_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-01-29T14:55:10Z-
dc.date.available2009-01-29T14:55:10Z-
dc.date.issued2003en_US
dc.identifier.piurn:nbn:de:kobv:11-10050760-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/22256-
dc.description.abstractAlthough the standard work week is longer in East than in West Germany, there is a higher incidence and average amount of unpaid overtime worked in the new states. We try to explain the striking differences in unpaid overtime by analyzing the labor supply side. We focus on the investment character of overtime and examine whether workers use unpaid extra hours to signal higher productivity so as to reduce the risk of losing their job. Using panel data from the GSOEP we find partial evidence for our unemployment-overtime hypothesis.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisheren_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aDiscussion papers of interdisciplinary research project 373 |x2003,42en_US
dc.subject.jelJ22en_US
dc.subject.jelC23en_US
dc.subject.jelD80en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordunpaid overtimeen_US
dc.subject.keywordlabor supplyen_US
dc.subject.keywordsignalingen_US
dc.subject.keywordunemploymenten_US
dc.subject.keywordpanel dataen_US
dc.subject.stwÜberstundenen_US
dc.subject.stwArbeitslosigkeiten_US
dc.subject.stwArbeitsproduktivitäten_US
dc.subject.stwSignallingen_US
dc.subject.stwSchätzungen_US
dc.subject.stwAlte Bundesländeren_US
dc.subject.stwNeue Bundesländeren_US
dc.subject.stwDeutschlanden_US
dc.titleUnpaid overtime in Germany : differences between East and Westen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn379172739en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
dc.identifier.repecRePEc:zbw:sfb373:200342-

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