Achim Schmillen’s publications


Research Papers

''Fringe Benefits, Self-Selection, and the Public/Private Compensation Differential'' (Journal of Development Studies, forthcoming)

''Two-Tier Earnings Structures and Labor Market Reform'' (Applied Economics Letter, forthcoming)

''The Coal Transition – Mitigating Social and Labor Impacts'' (with Wendy Cunningham; World Bank Social Protection and Jobs Discussion Paper No. 21-05, 2021)

''From Farms to Factories and Firms – Structural Transformation and Labor Productivity Growth in Malaysia'' (with Amanina Abdur Rahman; World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9463, 2020)

''The Vulnerability of Jobs to COVID-19 – The Case of Malaysia'' (with Amanina Abdur Rahman and Alyssa Farha Jasmin; ISEAS Working Paper No. 2020-09, 2020)

''Vocational Education, Occupational Choice and Unemployment over the Professional Career'' (Empirical Economics, 2019, Vol. 57: 805-838)

''The Scars of Youth – Effects of Early-Career Unemployment on Future Unemployment Experience'' (joint with Matthias Umkehrer; International Labour Review, 2018, Vol. 156, No. 3–4: 465–494)

''Sometimes, Winners Lose: Economic Disparity and Indigenization in Kazakhstan'' (joint with Ira N. Gang; Journal of Comparative Economics, 2017, Vol. 45, No. 3: 605–621)

''Improving Learning Outcomes in South Asia: Findings from a Decade of Impact Evaluations'' (joint with Salman Asim, Robert S. Chase and Amit Dar; World Bank Research Observer, 2017, Vol. 21, No. 1: 75–106)

''The Exporter Wage Premium Reconsidered – Distances, Destinations and Linked Employer-Employee Data'' (Review of Development Economics, 2016, Vol. 20, No. 2: 531–546)

''Vietnam's Labor Market Institutions, Regulations, and Interventions: Helping People Grasp Work Opportunities in a Risky World'' (joint with Truman C. Packard; World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7587, 2016)

'' Direct and Indirect Effects of Mass Layoffs – Evidence from Geo-Referenced Data'' (joint with Philipp vom Berge; IAB Discussion Paper No. 11/2015)

''Showing Off to the New Neighbors? Income, Socioeconomic Status and Consumption Patterns of Internal Migrants'' (joint with Alexander M. Danzer, Barbara Dietz and Kseniia Gatskova; Journal of Comparative Economics, 2014, Vol. 42, No. 1: 230–245)

''Are Wages Equal across Sectors of Production? A Panel Data Analysis for Tradable and Non-Tradable Goods'' (The Economics of Transition, 2013, Vol. 21, No. 4: 655–682)

''The Penn Effect and Transition: The New EU Member States in International Perspective'' (joint with Richard Frensch; Comparative Economic Studies, 2013, Vol. 55, No. 1: 99–119)

''Distribution and Determinants of Lifetime Unemployment'' (joint with Joachim Möller; Labour Economics, 2012, Vol. 19, No. 1: 33–47)

''Mobiliteit tussen beroepen in Duitsland – een netwerkanalyse'' (in Dutch; joint with Per Kropp; in: Over bruggen, gaten en witte paters. Sociaal kapitaal in sociologisch onderzoek. Liber Amicorum voor Henk Flap, Beate Volker (Ed.), Rozenberg Publishers, 2012)

''Can We Identify Balassa-Samuelson Effects with Measures of Product Variety?'' (joint with Richard Frensch; Economic Systems, 2011, Vol. 35, No. 1: 98–108)

''Migration and Remittances in Kazakhstan – First Evidence from a Household Survey'' (joint with Barbara Dietz and Kseniia Gatskova; OEI Working Paper No. 304, 2011)


Policy Papers

''El futuro del trabajo: Una carrera con la máquina y no contra esta'' (in Spanish; joint with Lay Lian Chua and Norman Loayza; Revista Moneda, 2019, Vol. 177: 32–38)

''Verfestigung von früher Arbeitslosigkeit: Einmal arbeitslos, immer wieder arbeitslos?'' (in German; joint with Matthias Umkehrer; IAB-Kurzbericht No. 16/2014)

''Lebensverdienste nach Qualifikation: Bildung lohnt sich ein Leben lang'' (in German; joint with Heiko Stüber; IAB-Kurzbericht No. 1/2014)

''Berufliche Mobilität in Deutschland. Eine Untersuchung mit Hilfe der Netzwerkanalyse'' (in German; joint with Per Kropp; IAB-Forum, 2012, No. 2: 52–59)

''Verteilung von Arbeitslosigkeit im Erwerbsleben: Hohe Konzentration auf wenige – steigendes Risiko für alle'' (in German; joint with Joachim Möller; IAB-Kurzbericht No. 24/2008)


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