Working Papers and Press


Recent Press:

“Does Performance Pay Increase Drug and Alcohol Use?” in The Marginal Revolution

“Hollywood’s Gender Pay Inequality”

“Hollywood’s million dollar gender pay gap – revealed” in The Guardian

Working Papers:

“Performance Pay and Alcohol Use in Germany,” (with Mehrzad Baktash and Uwe Jirjahn). (IZA Discussion Paper, No. 14205)

“Unions, Worker Participation, and Worker Well-Being,” (with B. Artz). (GLO Discussion Paper, No. 705).  Also see a recorded presentation at the annual EBES Conference (July 2021).

“The Impact of Employment Protection on the Industrial Wage Structure,” (with M. O’Mahony, W. S. Siebert and A. Rincon-Aznar). (IZA Discussion Paper, No. 117898)

“Flexible Work Organization and Employer Provided Training: Evidence from German Linked Employer-Employee Data,” (with A. Campaner and U. Jirjahn). (IZA Discussion Paper, No. 11696)

“The German Labor Market for Older Workers in Comparative Perspective,” (with U. Jirjahn). (University of Trier, Research Papers in Economics, No. 2/15)

“How to License a Transport Innovation,” (with Z. Wang). (UWM Working Paper, July 2014)

“The Consequences of a Piece Rate on Quantity and Quality: Evidence from a Field Experiment; (with W.S. Siebert and X. Wei). (IZA Discussion Paper, No. 7660)

“Educational Mismatch among Ph.D.s: Determinants and Consequences.” (with K. Bender). (NBER Working Paper No. 12693)

“Understanding the Labour Market for Older Workers.” (with W.S. Siebert). (IZA Discussion Paper, No. 4033)


Please feel free to contact me and I would be delighted to send you copies of any of these papers that cannot be downloaded.