Does Work Time Flexibility Work? An Empirical Assessment of the Efficiency Effects for German Firms

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Wolf, Elke; Beblo, Miriam;
(2004)
  • Publisher: Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung (ZEW) Mannheim
  • Subject: Stochastic production frontier | efficiency | Arbeitszeitflexibilisierung | Deutschland | 330 Wirtschaft | D29 | Stochastic production frontier,flexible work hours,efficiency | L23 | M54 | flexible work hours | Unternehmensentwicklung | Technische Effizienz | Schätzung
    • jel: jel:M54 | jel:D29 | jel:L23
      ddc: ddc:330

In this paper we assess the impact of flexible work time schedules on firm efficiency using representative establishment data for Germany. Following the approach by Battese and Coelli (1995), we estimate a stochastic production frontier and the determinants of technical... View more
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