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dc.contributor.authorOrlowski, Roberten_US
dc.contributor.authorRiphahn, Regina T.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2008-12-10en_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-07-07T11:58:46Z-
dc.date.available2010-07-07T11:58:46Z-
dc.date.issued2008en_US
dc.identifier.piurn:nbn:de:101:1-20081216154en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/35815-
dc.description.abstractWe extend the literature on transition economies' wage structures by investigating the returns to tenure and experience. This study applies recent panel data and estimation approaches that control for hitherto neglected biases. We compare the life cycle structure in East and West German wages for fulltime employed men in the private sector. The patterns in the returns to seniority are similar for the two regional labor markets. The returns to experience lag behind in the East German labor market, even almost 20 years after unification. The results are robust when only individuals are considered who started their labor market career in the market economy and they hold across skill groups.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherIZA Bonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesIZA discussion papers 3861en_US
dc.subject.jelJ31en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordWage structureen_US
dc.subject.keywordlife cycle earningsen_US
dc.subject.keywordreturns to tenureen_US
dc.subject.keywordreturns to experienceen_US
dc.subject.stwLohnstrukturen_US
dc.subject.stwLebenseinkommenen_US
dc.subject.stwBerufserfahrungen_US
dc.subject.stwBetriebszugehörigkeiten_US
dc.subject.stwBildungsertragen_US
dc.subject.stwWirtschaftliche Anpassungen_US
dc.subject.stwNeue Bundesländeren_US
dc.titleThe East German wage structure after transitionen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn587694734en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
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