Extensive vs. intensive margin in Germany and the United States: any differences?

This paper analyzes the role of the extensive vis-à-vis the intensive margin of labor adjustment in Germany and in the United States. The contribution is twofold. First, we provide an update of older U.S. studies and confirm the view that the extensive margin (i.e., the adjustment in the number of w...

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Volume: 1563
Main Author: Merkl, Christian
Wesselbaum, Dennis
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Kiel Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) 2009
published in: Kiel Working Paper Vol. 1563
Data of publication: 2009
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: EconStor
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