Some surprising facts about working time accounts and the business cycle in Germany

Purpose Working time accounts (WTAs) allow firms to smooth hours worked over time. The purpose of this paper is to analyze whether this increase in flexibility has also affected how firms adjust employment in Germany over the business cycle. Design/methodology/approach This paper uses rich microecon...

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Volume: 38
Main Author: Balleer, Almut
Gehrke, Britta
Merkl, Christian
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Trade
Place of publication: BINGLEY Emerald Publishing Limited 02.10.2017
EMERALD GROUP PUBLISHING LTD
Emerald Group Publishing, Ltd
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
published in: International journal of manpower Vol. 38; no. 7; pp. 940 - 953
Data of publication: 20171002
ISSN: 0143-7720
1758-6577
EISSN: 1758-6577
Discipline: Economics
Subjects:
E20
E24
J30
J20
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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