Lower wages for less hours? A simultaneous wage-hours model for Germany

Research, Preprint English OPEN
Wolf, Elke;
  • Publisher: Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung (ZEW) Mannheim
  • Subject: Humankapital | Frauenarbeitslohn | Deutschland | J31 | J22 | J24 | Zeitlohn | Teilzeitarbeit | Arbeitszeit | Schätzung
    • jel: jel:J31 | jel:J24 | jel:J22
      ddc: ddc:330
    mesheuropmc: health care economics and organizations

In this paper the impact of working hours on the gross hourly wage rate of West German women is analyzed. We use a simultaneous wage-hours model which takes into account the participation decision. First, our estimates show that the hourly wage rate is strongly a¤ected ... View more
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