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dc.contributor.authorHumpert, Stephanen_US
dc.contributor.authorPfeifer, Christianen_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-09-01en_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-04-17T12:55:48Z-
dc.date.available2012-04-17T12:55:48Z-
dc.date.issued2011en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/57162-
dc.description.abstractThis paper takes a labor supply perspective (neoclassical labor supply, job search) to explain the lower employment rates of older workers and women. The basic rationale is that workers choose non-employed if their reservation wages are larger than the offered wages. Whereas the offered wages depend on workers' productivity and firms' decisions, reservation wages are largely determined by workers' endowments and preferences for leisure. To shed some empirical light on this issue, we use German survey data to analyze age and gender differences in reservation and entry wages, preferred and actual working hours, and satisfaction with leisure and work.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aUniv., Inst. für Volkswirtschaftslehre |cLüneburgen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aUniversity of Lüneburg Working Paper Series in Economics |x214en_US
dc.subject.jelJ14en_US
dc.subject.jelJ22en_US
dc.subject.jelJ64en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordAgeen_US
dc.subject.keywordFamily gapen_US
dc.subject.keywordGenderen_US
dc.subject.keywordJob searchen_US
dc.subject.keywordLabor supplyen_US
dc.subject.keywordReservation wagesen_US
dc.subject.stwArbeitsangeboten_US
dc.subject.stwÄltere Arbeitskräfteen_US
dc.subject.stwGeschlechten_US
dc.subject.stwArbeitsucheen_US
dc.subject.stwAnspruchslohnen_US
dc.subject.stwDeutschlanden_US
dc.titleExplaining age and gender differences in employment rates: A labor supply side perspectiveen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn667610790en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US

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