* 2 Results enter search term Search Reset filter Suchfilter Content Type Publications (2) Publication Type Journal Article (1) Working Paper (1) Research Macroeconomic Policy under Market Imperfections (2) Forecasting and Business Cycle Analysis (1) Macroeconomic Policies over the Business Cycle (1) Experts Christian Merkl (2) Hermann Gartner (2) Thomas Rothe (2) Date Last Month Last Year Select Period start date to end date Sort by Relevance Date Aktive Filter Experts: Hermann Gartner Experts: Thomas Rothe Remove all filters Working Paper They Are Even Larger! More (on) Puzzling Labor Market Volatilities 01.01.2009 This paper shows that the German labor market is more volatile than the US labor market. Specifically, the volatility of the cyclical component of several labor market variables (e.g., the job-finding rate, labor market tightness, and job vacancies)... Journal Article Sclerosis and large volatilities: Two sides of the same coin 01.04.2012 The labor market in Germany is more sclerotic and volatile than in the US. We show theoretically that sclerosis and large volatilities are two sides of the same coin. Both may be driven by large hiring costs and low quit rates.