publication . Doctoral thesis . 2010

Working females : a modern statistical approach

Kuhlenkasper, Torben;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2010
  • Publisher: Bielefeld University
  • Country: Germany
The thesis analyzes the changing employment and economic situation of females when they become mothers. Two major questions are focused in the thesis: First, when do mothers return to their previous employment after bearing a child? Secondly, what are the individual economic consequences after having returned to the labor market? Both questions are analyzed empirically with latest statistical methods. The first major part of the thesis, corresponding to the above first motivated question, investigates maternity leave behavior in West Germany for females being employed between 1995 and 2006 using data from the German Socio Economic Panel. The observational study ...
free text keywords: P-Spline , Nichtparametrische Regression , Panelanalyse , Ereignisdatenanalyse , Sozioökonomisches Panel , Beschäftigung , Frauenarbeit , Humankapital , Gemischte Modelle , Verweildauermodelle , Mixed Models , Duration Time Analysis, ddc:330
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