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2017, issue June

Air pollution and worker productivity pp. 363 Downloads
Matthew Neidell
Racial wage differentials in developed countries pp. 365 Downloads
Simonetta Longhi
Does education strengthen the life skills of adolescents? pp. 366 Downloads
Stefanie Schurer
Relative pay, effort, and labor supply pp. 367 Downloads
Anat Bracha
The value of hiring through employee referrals in developed countries pp. 369 Downloads
Mitchell Hoffman
How do candidates’ looks affect their election chances? pp. 370 Downloads
Panu Poutvaara
Relative deprivation in the labor market pp. 372 Downloads
Paolo Verme

2017, issue May

Can diversity encourage entrepreneurship in transition economies? pp. 313 Downloads
Elena Nikolova
Multiple job-holding: Career pathway or dire straits? pp. 356 Downloads
Konstantinos Pouliakas
The happiness gap between transition and non-transition countries pp. 357 Downloads
Ekaterina Skoglund
Gender differences in corporate hierarchies pp. 358 Downloads
Antti Kauhanen
Motherhood wage penalty may affect pronatalist policies pp. 359 Downloads
Olena Nizalova
Do trade unions in Central and Eastern Europe make a difference? pp. 360 Downloads
Iga Magda
Multitasking at work: Do firms get what they pay for? pp. 362 Downloads
Ann P. Bartel
International trade and economic insecurity pp. 364 Downloads
Mine Senses

2017, issue April

Does homeownership affect education outcomes? pp. 342 Downloads
Stephen Whelan
Is teacher certification an effective tool for developing countries? pp. 349 Downloads
Todd Pugatch
Microfinance and rural non-farm employment in developing countries pp. 350 Downloads
Shyamal Chowdhury
The changing nature of jobs in Central and Eastern Europe pp. 351 Downloads
Piotr Lewandowski
The need for and use of panel data pp. 352 Downloads
Hans-Jürgen Andreß
Measuring flows of international migration pp. 354 Downloads
James Raymer
Do firms’ wage-setting powers increase during recessions? pp. 355 Downloads
Todd Sorensen
The labor market in the US, 2000–2016 pp. 361 Downloads
Daniel Hamermesh

2017, issue March

How does grandparent childcare affect labor supply? pp. 337 Downloads
Giulio Zanella
Does broadband infrastructure boost employment? pp. 341 Downloads
Oliver Falck
For long-term economic development, only skills matter pp. 343 Downloads
Eric Hanushek
How is new technology changing job design? pp. 344 Downloads
Michael Gibbs
Do payroll tax cuts boost formal jobs in developing countries? pp. 345 Downloads
Carmen Pages
Climate change, natural disasters, and migration pp. 346 Downloads
Linguere Mbaye
Identifying and measuring economic discrimination pp. 347 Downloads
Sergio Firpo
How effective is compulsory schooling as a policy instrument? pp. 348 Downloads
Colm Harmon
Female poverty and intrahousehold inequality in transition economies pp. 353 Downloads
Luca Piccoli

2017, issue February

Can firms oversee more workers with fewer managers? pp. 333 Downloads
Valerie Smeets
Do institutions matter for entrepreneurial development? pp. 334 Downloads
Ruta Aidis
Does religiosity explain economic outcomes? pp. 335 Downloads
Olga Popova
Using linear regression to establish empirical relationships pp. 336 Downloads
Marno Verbeek
Upgrading technology in Central and Eastern European economies pp. 338 Downloads
Slavo Radosevic
Skills or jobs: Which comes first? pp. 339 Downloads
Jesko Hentschel

2017, issue January

Gender differences in wages and leadership pp. 323 Downloads
Mario Macis
Maximum likelihood and economic modeling pp. 326 Downloads
Gauthier Lanot
Should agricultural employment in transition economies be encouraged? pp. 328 Downloads
Zvi Lerman
Are overhead costs a good guide for charitable giving? pp. 329 Downloads
Jonathan Meer
Foreign direct investment and employment in transition economies pp. 330 Downloads
Saul Estrin
The economics of employment tribunals pp. 331 Downloads
Paul Latreille
The effects of public sector employment on the economy pp. 332 Downloads
Vincenzo Caponi

2016, issue December

How important is career information and advice? pp. 317 Downloads
Sandra McNally
Childcare expansion and mothers’ employment in post-socialist countries pp. 319 Downloads
Anna Lovasz
The economics of mental health pp. 321 Downloads
Richard Layard
The changing nature of citizenship legislation pp. 322 Downloads
Chiara Strozzi
Privatizing sick pay: Does it work? pp. 324 Downloads
Pierre Koning
Inequality and informality in transition and emerging countries pp. 325 Downloads
Roberto Dell’Anno
Measuring entrepreneurship: Type, motivation, and growth pp. 327 Downloads
Sameeksha Desai

2016, issue November

The effect of emigration on home-country political institutions pp. 307 Downloads
Elisabetta Lodigiani
Why do we need longitudinal survey data? pp. 308 Downloads
Heather Joshi
The effects of privatization on exports and jobs pp. 309 Downloads
Yasuyuki Todo
Gender wage discrimination pp. 310 Downloads
Boris Hirsch
Does employee ownership improve performance? pp. 311 Downloads
Douglas Kruse
Can universal preschool increase the labor supply of mothers? pp. 312 Downloads
Sarah Cattan
Do social interactions in the workplace lead to productivity spillover among co-workers? pp. 314 Downloads
Thomas Cornelissen
Are happy workers more productive? pp. 315 Downloads
Eugenio Proto
What effect do vocational training vouchers have on the unemployed? pp. 316 Downloads
Anthony Strittmatter
Can lab experiments help design personnel policies? pp. 318 Downloads
Marie Claire Villeval
Meta-regression analysis: Producing credible estimates from diverse evidence pp. 320 Downloads
Chris Doucouliagos

2016, issue October

The mortality crisis in transition economies pp. 298 Downloads
Giovanni Cornia
Does unemployment insurance offer incentives to take jobs in the formal sector? pp. 300 Downloads
Mariano Bosch
What can be expected from productive inclusion programs? pp. 301 Downloads
Jamele Rigolini
The pros and cons of workplace tournaments pp. 302 Downloads
Roman Sheremeta
Family structure and children’s educational attainment in transition economies pp. 303 Downloads
Lucia Mangiavacchi
How do social networks affect labor markets? pp. 304 Downloads
Ian Schmutte
How do adult returns to schooling affect children’s enrollment? pp. 305 Downloads
Kenneth Swinnerton
Do schooling reforms improve long-term health? pp. 306 Downloads
David Madden

2016, issue September

How to minimize lock-in effects of programs for unemployed workers pp. 288 Downloads
Conny Wunsch
Do global value chains create jobs? pp. 291 Downloads
Thomas Farole
How immigration affects investment and productivity in host and home countries pp. 292 Downloads
Volker Grossmann
Can cash transfers reduce child labor? pp. 293 Downloads
Furio Rosati
The effect of the internet on voting behavior pp. 294 Downloads
Stephan Heblich
How manipulating test scores affects school accountability and student achievement pp. 295 Downloads
Erich Battistin
What are the consequences of regularizing undocumented immigrants? pp. 296 Downloads
Sherrie A. Kossoudji
Where do immigrants retire to? pp. 297 Downloads
Augustin de Coulon
Does government spending crowd out voluntary labor and donations? pp. 299 Downloads
Julia Bredtmann

2016, issue August

Do youths graduating in a recession incur permanent losses? pp. 281 Downloads
Bart Cockx
Migration and female genital mutilation pp. 282 Downloads
Sandrine Mesplé-Somps
The relationship between recessions and health pp. 283 Downloads
Nick Drydakis
Ethnic networks and location choice of immigrants pp. 284 Downloads
Sholeh A. Maani
Public or private job placement services—Are private ones more effective? pp. 285 Downloads
Gesine Stephan
How does migration affect child labor in sending countries? pp. 286 Downloads
Mariapia Mendola
Ethnic enclaves and immigrant economic integration pp. 287 Downloads
Simone Schüller
Women’s labor force participation pp. 289 Downloads
Anne Winkler
Immigrants’ occupational mobility—Down and back up again pp. 290 Downloads
Aslan Zorlu

2016, issue July

Can higher education reduce inequality in developing countries? pp. 273 Downloads
Abebe Abebe
Access to public transport and labor informality pp. 274 Downloads
Ana Moreno-Monroy
Efficiency wages: Variants and implications pp. 275 Downloads
Ekkehart Schlicht
Low-wage employment pp. 276 Downloads
Claus Schnabel
The dynamics of training programs for the unemployed pp. 277 Downloads
Aderonke Osikominu
Estimating the return to schooling using the Mincer equation pp. 278 Downloads
Harry Patrinos
Parental leave and maternal labor supply pp. 279 Downloads
Astrid Kunze
Cash wage payments in transition economies: Consequences of envelope wages pp. 280 Downloads
Ioana Horodnic

2016, issue June

Do economic reforms hurt or help the informal labor market? pp. 263 Downloads
Saibal Kar
Encouraging women’s labor force participation in transition countries pp. 264 Downloads
Norberto Pignatti
Impacts of regulation on eco-innovation and job creation pp. 265 Downloads
Jens Horbach
Do product market reforms stimulate employment, investment, and innovation? pp. 266 Downloads
Fabio Schiantarelli
Is maternal employment related to childhood obesity? pp. 267 Downloads
Wencke Gwozdz
Are apprenticeships beneficial in sub-Saharan Africa? pp. 268 Downloads
Francis Teal
Labor market policies, unemployment, and identity pp. 270 Downloads
Ronnie Schöb
Employment and rebellion in conflicted and fragile states pp. 271 Downloads
Michael J. Gilligan
Trade liberalization and poverty reduction pp. 272 Downloads
Devashish Mitra

2016, issue May

Gender differences in risk attitudes pp. 100 Downloads
Antonio Filippin
Should common law marriage be abolished? pp. 256 Downloads
Shoshana Grossbard
Corporate income taxes and entrepreneurship pp. 257 Downloads
Joern Block
Institutions and the support for market reforms pp. 258 Downloads
Irina Denisova
Disentangling policy effects into causal channels pp. 259 Downloads
Martin Huber
Performance measures and worker productivity pp. 260 Downloads
Jan Sauermann
Income inequality and social origins pp. 261 Downloads
Lorenzo Cappellari
Do family and kinship networks support entrepreneurs? pp. 262 Downloads
Christophe Nordman
Integrating refugees into labor markets pp. 269 Downloads
Pieter Bevelander

2016, issue April

Effects of entering adulthood during a recession pp. 242 Downloads
Lisa Dettling
Are part-time workers less productive and underpaid? pp. 249 Downloads
Andrea Garnero
Using instrumental variables to establish causality pp. 250 Downloads
Sascha Becker
How can temporary work agencies provide more training? pp. 251 Downloads
Alexander Spermann
Financing high-potential entrepreneurship pp. 252 Downloads
Ramana Nanda
Disability and labor market outcomes pp. 253 Downloads
Melanie Jones
The rise and fall of piecework pp. 254 Downloads
Robert Hart
Conditions for high-potential female entrepreneurship pp. 255 Downloads
Siri Terjesen

2016, issue March

Start-up subsidies for the unemployed: Opportunities and limitations pp. 200 Downloads
Marco Caliendo
Job search requirements for older unemployed workers pp. 235 Downloads
Hans Bloemen
University autonomy: Improving educational output pp. 240 Downloads
Jo Ritzen
Do childcare policies increase maternal employment? pp. 241 Downloads
Daniela Vuri
The effects of minimum wages on youth employment and income pp. 243 Downloads
Charlene Kalenkoski
Can market mechanisms solve the refugee crisis? pp. 244 Downloads
Jesús Fernández-Huertas Moraga
Legalizing undocumented immigrants pp. 245 Downloads
Cynthia Bansak
Do in-work benefits work for low-skilled workers? pp. 246 Downloads
Bruno Van der Linden
Age at school entry: How old is old enough? pp. 247 Downloads
Elizabeth Dhuey
The effects of recessions on family formation pp. 248 Downloads
Ayako Kondo

2016, issue February

Income contingent loans in higher education financing pp. 227 Downloads
Bruce Chapman
Female education and its impact on fertility pp. 228 Downloads
Jungho Kim
Do skills matter for wage inequality? pp. 232 Downloads
Stijn Broecke
The labor market consequences of impatience pp. 233 Downloads
Brian Cadena
Gender differences in competitiveness pp. 236 Downloads
Mario Lackner
Internal hiring or external recruitment? pp. 237 Downloads
Jed DeVaro
Incentives for prosocial activities pp. 238 Downloads
Nicola Lacetera
Gravity models: A tool for migration analysis pp. 239 Downloads
Raul Ramos

2016, issue January

Feminization of migration and trends in remittances pp. 220 Downloads
Maëlan Le Goff
Wage coordination in new and old EU member states pp. 222 Downloads
Riccardo Rovelli
Should firms allow workers to choose their own wage? pp. 223 Downloads
Gary Charness
Profit sharing: Consequences for workers pp. 225 Downloads
Tony Fang
Can “happiness data” help evaluate economic policies? pp. 226 Downloads
Robert MacCulloch
What is the economic value of literacy and numeracy? pp. 229 Downloads
Anna Vignoles
Working-time autonomy as a management practice pp. 230 Downloads
Michael Beckmann
Parental employment and children’s academic achievement pp. 231 Downloads
Hannah Schildberg-Hörisch
Employee incentives: Bonuses or penalties? pp. 234 Downloads
Daniele Nosenzo
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