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dc.contributor.authorSchleife, Katrinen_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-01-29T15:02:15Z-
dc.date.available2009-01-29T15:02:15Z-
dc.date.issued2005en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/22527-
dc.description.abstractThis paper analyzes computer use by older male employees and estimates the impact of computer use on their employment status, based on individual data from the German Socio-Economic Panel (GSOEP) for the years 1997 and 2001. In line with previous research on the diffusion of new technologies, a strong and negative relationship between the age of workers and computer use is found. In addition, the impact of occupational status and hourly wage on computer use is significantly positive. However, the estimated impact of computer use on the change in employment status of older workers becomes insignificant when controlling for individual and firm-specific characteristics.
dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisher|aTechnische Universität Darmstadt, Institut für Volkswirtschaftslehre |cDarmstadt
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aDarmstadt Discussion Papers in Economics |x145
dc.subject.jelO33en_US
dc.subject.jelJ26en_US
dc.subject.jelJ14en_US
dc.subject.ddc330
dc.subject.keywordcomputer useen_US
dc.subject.keywordolder workersen_US
dc.subject.keywordemployment statusen_US
dc.subject.stwComputergestütztes Verfahrenen_US
dc.subject.stwÄltere Arbeitskräfteen_US
dc.subject.stwErwerbsstatusen_US
dc.subject.stwSchätzungen_US
dc.subject.stwDeutschlanden_US
dc.titleComputer Use and the Employment Status of Older Workers - An Analysis Based on Individual Data
dc.typeWorking Paper
dc.identifier.ppn481851399en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen
dc.identifier.repecRePEc:zbw:darddp:dar_37207-

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