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impact of working time on employment, wages and productivity

Thorsten Schank

impact of working time on employment, wages and productivity

evidence from IAB establishment panel data

by Thorsten Schank

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Published by Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung der Bundesanstalt für Arbeit in Nürnberg .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hours of labor -- Germany.,
  • Wages -- Germany.,
  • Labor productivity -- Germany.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementThorsten Schank.
    SeriesBeiträge zur Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung -- 269
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD5178 .S3135 2003
    The Physical Object
    Pagination257 p. :
    Number of Pages257
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16688969M
    LC Control Number2004365167

    The economic and financial crisis is affecting working conditions across EU Member States and Norway in different ways and scope. Yet the pattern is of less work, reduced overall working time, less overtime, rising job insecurity, less choice for workers, wage freezes and wage cuts. There is also greater work intensity, deterioration of work–life balance, increasing stress at.   While employment continued to rise, today’s employment report suggests that the pace of job growth slowed. Employer payrolls increased only by .


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The impact of working time on employment, wages and productivity: evidence from IAB establishment panel data. The paper examines the effects of working time first on worker productivity and then on the longer run factors that affect costs.

Individual performance and costs associated with the length and flexibility of working time can often influence firm performance. The paper considers the number of. NMW’s impact on labour productivity but use industry rather than firm level d ata and their study covers only a very short period () around the introduction wages and productivity book NMW.

The Impact of Robotics and Automation on Working Conditions and Employment [Ethical, Legal, and Societal Issues] June IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine 25(2) The student who wishes to go further into a study of wages is referred to Why Wages Rise, by F.

Harper: The Foundation for Economic Education, pages, indexed. $ paper, $ cloth. This article impact of working time on employment Dr. Curtiss will be number 44 in the Founda­tion’s series of suggested answers to Cliches of Socialism.

The top ten percent of designers have seen their wages grow strongly along with their new skills, but the median designer wage has been stagnant for three decades. Since the s, a similar gap. According to the UNRISD, increasing labor productivity appears to have a negative impact on job creation: in the s, a 1% increase in output per worker was associated with a reduction in employment growth of %, by the first decade of this century the same productivity increase implies reduced employment growth by %.

Minimum wages and labour productivity Recent studies have shown that minimum wages not only help to reduce wage dispersion and to channel productivity gains into higher wages, but they also can contribute to higher labour productivity – both at the enterprise level and at the aggregate economy-wide Size: KB.

Employment growth and aggregate productivity growth are negatively correlated Perhaps of greater consequence when examining the impact of labour market policies, Figure shows that there is a negative correlation between the growth rates of labourFile Size: KB.

Productivity of professional employees is poor not only due to working environment factors but also due to lack of human resource management aspect such as recognition of employees who performs well, poor working condition, absence of productivity appraisal system and poor feedback on productivity ore significant changes in.

Abstract. In this article, we explore the impact of part-time work on firm productivity. Using a large panel data set of Italian corporations for the period –, we first estimate firms’ yearly productivity by removing the output contribution of the labor and capital inputs by: 5.

C Impact of technology on. labour market outcomes. This section considers the effects of technology on the level and. composition of employment and wages. Technological progress, by increasing the productivity of factors of production, expands an economy’s production possibility frontier, so that the same amount.

future workers to ensure a continuation of the positive impact of robots on employment, job quality and wages. This is the argument brought by all the experts cited in this paper, with which the IFR concurs. Governments must invest in robotics research and development to reap the employment benefits of this rapidly growing Size: KB.

Downloadable. The labour market situation of low-educated people is particularly critical in most advanced economies, especially among youngsters and women. Policies aiming to increase their employability either try to foster their productivity and/or to decrease their wage cost.

Yet, the evidence on the misalignment between education-induced productivity gains and. Downloadable. This paper reports on the impact of ownership change on productivity, wages, and employment in U.S.

food manufacturing for the period Our analysis is based on both firm and plant level data taken from the U. Census Bureau's Longitudinal Research Database (LRD). Three principal results emerge from the analysis.

First, ownership change is positively Cited by: The significant variation in pieces collected in Figure 1 is also noteworthy, as this is critical for obtaining precise estimates of the impact of ozone. Figures 2 and and3 3 further illustrate this variation both within and across workers.

For Figure 2, we collapse the data to the worker level by computing each worker's mean daily productivity over by: A Chart Book on Part-Time and Temporary Employment. by Polly Callaghan and Heidi Hartmann.

nonprofit think tank that researches the impact of economic trends and policies on working people in the United States. EPI’s research helps policymakers, opinion leaders, advocates, journalists, and the public understand the bread-and-butter issues.

Getting Back to Full Employment: A Better Bargain for Working People 3 observations about full employment, regardless of your thoughts about the NAIRU: Since the s, the job market has spent a lot more time above than below the NAIRU, i.e., it has had a.

Technology’s Impact on Workers. It covers online adults who also have full- or part-time jobs in any capacity. 1 The most recent survey data from Pew Research in late shows that 94% of jobholders are internet users and they work in all Just 7% of working online adults feel their productivity has dropped because of the internet.

NBER Working Paper No. September JEL No. J5 ABSTRACT We explore the various claims made by Freeman and Medoff (FM) in their famous book What do unions do. about the impact of unions on wages and update them with new and better data. The main findings are as follows. 1) Private sector uni on wage premium is lower today than it was in Cited by: The Economics of Overtime Working.

By Robert A. Hart, New York: Cambridge University Press,pp., $/hardback. In The Economics of Overtime Working, Robert Hart, labor economist and professor of economics at the University of Stirling in Scotland, United Kingdom, presents comprehensive theoretic studies on overtime work and how it affects the labor market.

Triadic applications were % compared with % and % for France and Germany (European Commission, ). Continued lack of investment in these areas will reduce productivity, impact real wages and therefore growth.

Investment level. Labour productivity depends on how much capital is available to invest per worker. This period of booming labor productivity growth, from the s to the s, was also an era of rising wages, and after the Great Depression, rising unionization and. Higher wages attract more capable and productive workers.

The evidence that higher wages attract more high quality applicants for new jobs is voluminous. Dal Bó et al. () show that offering higher salaries yielded an applicant pool with a higher IQ and with personality scores and motivation that made them a better fit for the advertised.

Wages, Prices, and Productivity, United States and Britain, Money Wages Prices Real Wages Productivity. Adjusted Real Wages a. United States b. 73 75 97 83 86 82 99 Great Britain. 95 85 Sources: For the United States, see. The impact of industrial robots on EU employment and wages: A local labour market approach.

In theory, robots can directly displace workers from performing specific tasks (displacement effect). But they can also expand labour demand through the efficiencies they bring to industrial production (productivity effect).

At the same time, the evidence on policies that raise wages—such as the minimum wage—points to no noticeable effect on employment. Indeed, the New Deal and its rising labor standards were also. and hence the wages of these complementary workers could receive a boost.

On the other hand, where immigrants compete for the same jobs, whether as construction workers or academic mathematicians (Borjas and Doran, ), employment opportunities or wages of natives are likely to suffer.

1 Further, where the availability of low-skilled immigrants at lower wages allows. McKinsey Global Institute A future that works: Automation, employment, and productivity 31 Box 1. What history teaches us about the effect of technological change on work, employment, and productivity (continued) the most advanced presses could.

About one in five workers across OECD countries is employed part-time, and the share has been steadily increasing since the beginning of the economic and financial crisis in Part-time options play an important economic role by providing more flexible working arrangements for both workers and f.

Using data on labor productivity growth since as a baseline, but excluding the “productivity revival decade,” Gordon predicts the negative impact of each of these headwinds on the U.S. standard of living. Overall, he forecasts a slow average annual growth rate in real median disposable income per capita: – percent.

Sometimes senior officers get unauthorized work from their juniors. Such unpaid over-time work reduces real wages. Regularity of Employment: If a person is frequently out of work, even a high money-wage ultimately means a low real wage.

Continuous employment on a lower wage is preferred to work which is more paying but is uncertain or temporary. Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee, faculty members at the MIT Sloan School of Management, have a fascinating interview in this month's Harvard Business Review where they admit the upbeat message of their last book, The Second Machine Age, largely ignored the downside of stagnation of the incomes of working families.

And they think that technology itself may be a Author: Nathan Newman. As the nature of work changes with automation, millions of people may need to switch occupations and acquire new skills.

Downloadable Resources. Open interactive popup. Article (PDFKB) Automation will displace many jobs over the next ten to 15 years, but many others will be created and even more will change. Jobs of the future will use. Economic theory provides insights into the mechanisms whereby immigration may impact wages and employment in a receiving country.

productivity prevailing in narrowly defined fields find that high-skilled immigration can have adverse effects on the wages or productivity of natives working in those fields. The National Academies Press. The impact of female employment on male salaries and careers: evidence from the English banking industry, The Economic History Review, p.

n/a. The Economic History Review, p. n/a. CrossRefCited by: Working time is the period of time that a person spends at paid labor such as personal housework or caring for children or pets is not considered part of the working week.

Many countries regulate the work week by law, such as stipulating minimum daily rest periods, annual holidays, and a maximum number of working hours per week. Working time may vary. Productivity is an economic measure of output per unit of input. Inputs include labor and capital, while output is typically measured in revenues and other gross domestic product (GDP) components Author: Will Kenton.

In-text: (Meager and Speckesser, ) Your Bibliography: Meager, N. and Speckesser, S., Wages, productivity and employment: A review of theory and international data: European Employment Observatory Thematic expert ad-hoc paper. Wages for the same job outside the firm may serve as a (conventional or mandatory) reference point in wage-setting routines.

Wage differentiation is a widespread phenomenon: different occupations and different industries pay working time at uneven rates. The figure below shows the growth rate of labor productivity since The beginning of the post-WWII period saw high levels of labor productivity growth ( percent).

Then, during the s and '80s, the U.S. economy experienced a productivity slowdown ( percent) that is sometimes associated with the dramatic rise in oil prices.The employment effect of the minimum wage is one of the most studied topics in all of economics.

This report examines the most recent wave of this research – roughly since – to determine the best current estimates of the impact of increases in the minimum wage on the employment prospects of low-wage workers.The economic impact of immigrants in the U.S.

economy is greater than their overall population share would suggest. First of all, they account for a larger share of the working-age population — % in — than of the total population. Sincethe Labor Department has collected data on the nativity of residents of working age (16 yearsFile Size: 1MB.