Tag: Labour market

Potential International Employment Effects of a Hard Brexit

(together with Hans-Ulrich Brautzsch) IWH Discussion Paper 4/2019. Abstract We use the World Input Output Database (WIOD) to estimate the potential employment effects of a hard Brexit in 43 countries. In line with other studies we assume that imports from

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Employment Effects of Introducing a Minimum Wage: The Case of Germany

IWH Discussion Paper 28/2017 (together with Felix Pohle) Abstract: This paper contributes to the empirical literature on the employment effects of minimum wages. We analysed the introduction of a statutory minimum wage in Germany in 2015 exploiting cross-sectional variation of

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The German Economy Benefits from Strong Domestic Demand

IWH Press Release 22/2016, 9 June 2016 In 2016, the moderate upswing of the German economy continues. Incomes grow due to the steady expansion in employment, and the fall in energy prices has propped up the purchasing power of private

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