MEA research news - productivity in older ages and labor market

Please find here summaries and articles about the MEA research topics productivity in older ages and labor market.

Aging and Productivity: State of Research

Munich, February 2017. There is a wide-spread assumption that older workers are less productive – which would result in a negative effect on overall productivity due to the increasing number of elderly employees. This assumption is contradicted by MEA studies concerning productivity and age.
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Labor Market Participation, Home Production and the Demand for Unskilled Labor

Mannheim, 2006. In the course of increasing labor market participation, especially among women, and rising wealth, one observes an increase in outsourcing of home production. Cleaning ladies and house maids, but also restaurants, garages and kindergartens, take over work that has formerly been done by the people themselves. The process creates new jobs for unskilled workers in the service sector. Against this background, Melanie Lührmann and Matthias Weiss have examined the effects of prolonging the number of working hours per week or the impact of increasing labour market participation on the demand for unskilled labor and unemployment.
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News

New MEA Discussion Paper

"Does Disability Insurance Improve Health and Well-Being?"

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Call for Papers: US-European workshop on “Ageing and Health”

Submit your abstracts or full papers until February 5, 2018.

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New MEA Discussion Paper

The Nativity Wealth Gap in Europe - A Matching Approach

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Why women know too little about financial topics – and what has to change

Interview with MEA’s Dr. Tabea Bucher-Koenen in German magazine “Brigitte“

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"Productivity Slowdown, Aging and Pension Systems"

Watch professor Börsch-Supan's talk at the Peterson Institute for International Economics

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News & Events

Econometrics in the Castle: "Machine Learning in Economics and Econometrics"

The workshop will be organized by the Max Planck Society and the University of Hamburg on May...

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30.08.2017: MEA Seminar - Economics of Aging

Gregor Sand: "The Impact of Large-Scale Immigration on the Well-Being of Natives 50+ in Europe"

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