Title: Intensive labour supply
Subtitle: A menu choice revealed preference approach for German females and males
Authors: Beckmann, Klaus Bertram 
Franz, Nele E.
Schneider, Andrea 
Affiliation: Volkswirtschaftslehre, insbesondere Public Economics
Language: en
Subject (DDC): Wirtschaft
Subject: Labour Mobility
Discrete Choice Approach
Labour Supply Elasticity
Issue Date: 2014
Document Type: Working Paper
Journal / Series / Working Paper (HSU): Diskussionspapier / Helmut-Schmidt-Universität / Fächergruppe Volkswirtschaftslehre 
Issue: 145
Publisher: Helmut-Schmidt-Universität / Universität der Bundeswehr Hamburg
Publisher Place: Hamburg
This paper deals with discrete labour supply decisions of different groups of persons in response to a change in net wage rates. The centrepiece of this approach is individuals' switching between working time categories, while facing switching costs that arise when people expand or reduce working hours. We define a degree of persistence of individual behaviour as well as its complement, labour supply mobility. Using the German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP), we estimate persistence and mobility by gender and type of household.
Organization Units (connected with the publication): Fakultät für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften 
DOI: 10419/102307
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