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

Mexican Government honors Dr. Diana López-Falcón

Dr. Diana López-Falcón, researcher at MEA, receives the "Distinguished Mexican Award" by her home...

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Research Ministers Visit MEA

Prof. Börsch-Supan meets with German Federal Minister of Education and Research and Bavarian...

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MEA director part of new pension commission

Prof. Axel Börsch-Supan appointed as expert by German Government

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press release on April 24, 2018

"Kosten der doppelten Haltelinie"

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New MEA Discussion Paper

"Optimal Taxes on Capital in the OLG Model with Uninsurable Idiosyncratic Income Risk"

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News & Events

Max Planck Day on September 14th, 2018

MEA participates in central event in Munich

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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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