* 7 Results enter search term Search Reset filter Suchfilter Content Type Publications (7) Topics Germany (6) Labor Market (6) Welfare State (6) Economic & Financial Crises (1) Publicationtype Policy Article (4) Working Paper (2) Journal Article (1) Units Forecasting Center (6) Special Topics (6) Experts Klaus Schrader (5) Alfred Boss (3) Björn Christensen (3) Claus-Friedrich Laaser (1) David Benček (1) Horst Siebert (1) Date Last Month Last Year Select Period start date to end date Sort by Relevance Date Aktive Filter Tags: reservation wage Remove all filters Policy Article The unemployment benefit II out into question 14.07.2006 Working Paper The Failure of the German Labor Market 01.06.2003 The paper analyzes why Germany experiences the high and sticky unemployment. It looks at wage policy and proposes a new approach to measure productivity growth when unemployment increases. It studies the position of trade unions and the institutional... Policy Article Working Despite Hartz IV (original publication German only) 01.06.2010 Journal Article Adequate Social Protection in Germany? (original publication German only) 01.01.2009 Policy Article The German Labour Market Model: A Blueprint for Europe? (original publication Spanish only) 01.06.2011 Policy Article The Hartz IV Trap: Disincentives To Work 01.03.2010 In Germany many recipients of benefits for the long-term unemployed (“Arbeitslosengeld II”) have little incentive to seek full-time work in the firs Working Paper Incentive problems with Hartz IV: ALG II instead of work? 01.01.2005 According to the principle of "promoting and demanding", Hartz IV should help unemployed people to live without transfers as quickly as possible.