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dc.contributor.authorHenseke, Goloen_US
dc.contributor.authorHetze, Pascalen_US
dc.contributor.authorTivig, Thusneldaen_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-10-12en_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-09-08T07:47:14Z-
dc.date.available2010-09-08T07:47:14Z-
dc.date.issued2007en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/39734-
dc.description.abstractPopulation aging translates into aging of the labor force. However, the impact of the former on the latter is neither straightforward nor uniform over specific groups. The reason is that economic decisions concerning, for example, duration of schooling or labor-market participation of women and those aged 60+ as well as industry-specific requirements on the demand side affect age-specific employment rates and thus the age structure of labor. In this paper we describe and use different measures of aging to obtain a picture of the aging process in selected German industries and professions between 1980 and 2000. Our results reveal pronounced differences in the age structure, timing and dynamics of aging. However, we find that aging is, in general, subject to convergence towards a homogenous age composition: Subgroups that were relatively young in 1980 aged faster, and vice versa.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherUniv., Wirtschafts- und Sozialwiss. Fak. Rostocken_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesThünen-series of applied economic theory 73en_US
dc.subject.jelJ21en_US
dc.subject.jelJ11en_US
dc.subject.jelJ01en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.stwIndustriearbeiteren_US
dc.subject.stwBerufen_US
dc.subject.stwAlternde Bevölkerungen_US
dc.subject.stwÄltere Arbeitskräfteen_US
dc.subject.stwDeutschlanden_US
dc.titleAging in German industries and selected professionsen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn610344838en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
dc.identifier.repecRePEc:zbw:roswps:73-
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