Wage Convergence and Inequality after Unification: (East) Germany in Transition

This paper investigates the wage convergence between East German workers and their West German counterparts after reunification. Our research is based on a comparison of three groups of workers defined as stayers, migrants and commuters to West Germany, who lived in East Germany in 1989, with groups...

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Volume: 107
Main Author: Gernandt, Johannes
Pfeiffer, Friedhelm
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Berlin Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (DIW) 2008
published in: SOEPpapers on Multidisciplinary Panel Data Research Vol. 107
Data of publication: 2008
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Database: EconStor
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