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December 31: New Discussion Paper
Caliendo, M., Fedorets, A., Preuss, M., Schröder, C. and Wittbrodt, L. (2017): The Short-Term Distributional Effects of the German Minimum Wage Reform, Discussion Paper No. 11246, IZA Bonn.
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December 14: Alumni - Congratulations!
Congratulations to Martin Weißenberger! He successfully defended his PhD thesis "Start-Up Subsidies for the Unemployed - New Evaluation Approaches and Insights“ (summa cum laude) and started his new job as referee at the German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy.
December 06: Job opening (Postdoctoral Position)
We are currently seeking to fill a postdoctoral position (100%, EG 13 TV-L, initial contract limited to three years), starting on April 1, 2018. The position comprises independent research and teaching obligations (partly in German, so a good knowledge of German is a pre-requisite) as well as participation in the research activities of the team. Successful applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Economics or a related discipline, display a strong interest in labor economics and/or evaluation and/or entrepreneurship and possess excellent knowledge in statistics and econometrics. Applications will be accepted until January 8, 2018. More detailed information about the opening are available here (in German only): [PDF]
December 06: New Policy Paper
Burauel, P., Caliendo, M., Fedorets, A., Grabka, M., Schröder, C., Schupp, J. and Wittbrodt, L. (2017): Minimum wage not yet for everyone: On the compensation of eligible workers before and after the minimum wage reform from the perspective of employees, DIW Economic Bulletin No. 49/2017, Berlin, 509-522.
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December 04: New Discussion Paper
Caliendo, M., Fedorets, A., Preuss, M., Schröder, C. and Wittbrodt, L. (2017): The Short-Run Employment Effects of the German Minimum Wage Reform, Discussion Paper No. 11190, IZA Bonn.
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