Eastern Germany Ahead in Employment of Women
- Publisher: Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (DIW) Berlin
DIW Economic Bulletin,
J21 | East Germany | J12 | West Germany | modernized breadwinner model | J22 | labor supply | working time | J16 | labor market participation | working time preferences | Labor supply, labor market participation, working time, working time preferences, East Germany, West Germany, modernized breadwinner model
Almost a quarter of a century after the fall of the Wall, there are still more women in employment in eastern Germany than in the west. Although the disparity is marginal now, the two regions started from dramatically different levels. In 1991, immediately after reunifi...