EconStor >
Georg-August-Universität Göttingen >
Volkswirtschaftliches Seminar, Universität Göttingen >
Diskussionsbeiträge aus dem Volkswirtschaftlichen Seminar, Universität Göttingen >

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:

http://hdl.handle.net/10419/41064
  
Title:Severance payments and firm-specific human capital PDF Logo
Authors:Rühmann, Peter
Südekum, Jens
Issue Date:2001
Series/Report no.:Diskussionsbeiträge aus dem Volkswirtschaftlichen Seminar der Universität Göttingen 111
Abstract:An increase in legally binding severance payments creates both an incentive and a disincentive for workers to invest in firmspecific human capital. Which effect prevails on balance depends on the productivity of the worker’s human capital investment. For strong positive reactions, increases in severance payments can even be mutually beneficial for workers and firms.
Document Type:Working Paper
Appears in Collections:Diskussionsbeiträge aus dem Volkswirtschaftlichen Seminar, Universität Göttingen

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat
342227211.pdf63.24 kBAdobe PDF
No. of Downloads: Counter Stats
Download bibliographical data as: BibTeX
Share on:http://hdl.handle.net/10419/41064

Items in EconStor are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.