All articles in: Groups of Persons

Digitisation will leave a strong mark on the working world of today. Including leadership styles, structures, and cultures. The article by R. Dreyhaupt, F. Gustke, L. Pierkes and M. Schmutzler ...read more

A good 70 percent of refugees in Germany come from eight non-European asylum seekers’ countries of origin. Their integration into the German labour market has increasingly gained momentum in ...read more

There is a large wage gap between women and men. The search for explanations and solutions must start exactly where wages are decided: in the enterprises. In Germany, operational measures to promote ...read more

As a consequence of the Great Recession, starting in most European countries in 2009, the number of unemployed young people increased significantly. Using 2008 as the reference point, where most ...read more

A few refugees get a job soon after they arrived in Germany. However, for most of them labour market integration is still a long way off. Bevor getting a job, many refugees have to learn German and ...read more

The German labour market follows a fascinating employment trend since the year 2005. In contrast, wage growth remained weak until 2010 and although wage dynamics have picked up by now, they remain ...read more

21. December 2017 |

Longer maternity leave – healthier mothers?

Nicole Gürtzgen , Karsten Hank

Leave policies allowing parents to take time off work after childbirth are considered an important measure to buffer the stresses associated with childrearing and gainful employment. Despite reducing ...read more