(together with Hans-Ulrich Brautzsch), Journal of Economic Structures 10, Article 11, 2021. Abstract: We use the World Input–Output Database (WIOD) combined with regional sectoral employment data to estimate the potential regional employment effects of international trade barriers. We study the …

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(together with Felix Pohle) Economic Modelling 89, 2020, 108-121 (earlier version: IWH Discussion Paper 28/2017) Abstract: Income inequality has been a major concern of economic policy makers for several years. Can minimum wages help to mitigate inequality? In 2015, the …

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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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