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Publications Prof. Dr. Jochen Kluve

Articles in Peer-reviewed Journals

2019

Ibarrarán, P., J. Kluve, L. Ripani and D. Rosas Shady (2019), Experimental evidence on the long-term impacts of a youth training program. Industrial and Labor Relations Review 72 (1): 185-222. DOI: 10.1177/0019793918768260 

Jessen, J., R. Jessen and J. Kluve (2019), Punishing Potential Mothers? Evidence for Statistical Employer Discrimination From a Natural Experiment. Labour Economics 59 : 164-172. DOI: 10.1016/j.labeco.2019.04.002 

Kluve, J., S. Puerto, D. Robalino, J. Romero, F. Rother, J. Stöterau, F. Weidenkaff and M. Witte (2019), Do Youth Employment Programs Improve Labor Market Outcomes? A Quantitative Review. World Development 114 : 237-253. DOI: 10.1016/j.worlddev.2018.10.004 

2018

Kluve, J. and S. Schmitz (2018), Back to Work: parental benefits and mothers' labor market outcomes in the medium-run. Industrial and Labor Relations Review 71 (1): 143-173. DOI: 10.1177/0019793917710933 

Card, D., J. Kluve and A. Weber (2018), What works? A meta analysis of recent active labor market program evaluations. Journal of the European Economic Association 16 (3): 894-931. DOI: 10.1093/jeea/jvx028 

2017

Calero, C., H. Corseuilt, V. Gonzales, J. Kluve and Y. Soares (2017), Can arts-based interventions enhance labor market outcomes among youth? Evidence from a randomized trial in Rio de Janeiro. Labour Economics 45 : 131-142. DOI: 10.1016/j.labeco.2016.11.008 

2014

Kluve, J. and S. Schmitz (2014), Mittelfristige Effekte der Elterngeldreform in Ost- und Westdeutschland. Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung 83 (4): 163-181. DOI: 10.3790/vjh.83.1.163  

Kluve, J. (2014), Youth labor market interventions. IZA World of Labor (106) DOI: 10.15185/izawol.106  download

2013

Kluve, J., U. Rinne, A. Uhlendorff and Z. Zhao (2013), The impact of training duration on employment outcomes: Evidence from LATE estimates. Economics Letters 120 (30): 487-490.

Bredtmann, J., J. Kluve and S. Schaffner (2013), Mothers' Transitions into the Labor Market under Two Political Systems: Comparing East and West Germany before Reunification. Schmollers Jahrbuch – Journal of Applied Social Science Studies 133 (3): 375-408.

Kluve, J. and M. Tamm (2013), Parental Leave Regulations, Mothers' Labor Force Attachment and Fathers' Childcare Involvement: Evidence from a Natural Experiment. Journal of Population Economics 26 (3): 983-1005.

2012

Kluve, J., H. Schneider, A. Uhlendorff and Z. Zhao (2012), Evaluating Continuous Training Programs Using the Generalized Propensity Score. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A 175 (2): 587-617.

Ehlert, C., J. Kluve and S. Schaffner (2012), Temporary Work as an Active Labor Market Policy – Evaluating an Innovative Activation Program for Disadvantaged Youths. Economics Bulletin 32 (2): 1765-1773. download

2011

Bensch, G., J. Kluve and J. Peters (2011), Impacts of Rural Electrification in Rwanda. Journal of Development Effectiveness 3 (4): 567-588.

2010

Card, D., J. Kluve and A. Weber (2010), Active Labor Market Policy Evaluations: A Meta-analysis. Economic Journal 120 (548): 452-477. DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-0297.2010.02387.x 

Kluve, J. (2010), The Effectiveness of European Active Labor Market Programs. Labour Economics 16 (6): 904-918. DOI: 10.1016/j.labeco.2010.02.004 

2009

Bauer, T. K., J. Kluve, S. Schaffner and C. M. Schmidt (2009), Fiscal Effects of Minimum Wages: An Analysis for Germany. German Economic Review 10 (2): 224-242. DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-0475.2009.00467.x 

2008

Kluve, J. and S. Schaffner (2008), The Value of Life in Europe – A Meta-analysis of estimates of the Value of a Statistical Life. Sozialer Fortschritt 57 (10/11): 279-287. DOI: 10.3790/sfo.57.10-11.279 

Kluve, J., H. Lehmann and C. M. Schmidt (2008), Disentangling Treatment Effects of Active Labor Market Policies: The Role of Labor Force Status Sequences. Labour Economics 15 (6): 1270-1295. DOI: j.labeco.2007.12.002 

2007

Augurzky, B. and J. Kluve (2007), Assessing the Performance of Matching Algorithms when Selection into Treatment is Strong. Journal of Applied Econometrics 22 (3): 533-557.

Jacobi, L. and J. Kluve (2007), Before and After the Hartz Reforms: The Performance of Active Labour Market Policy in Germany. Zeitschrift für Arbeitsmarktforschung 2007 (1): 45-64. download

2006

Fertig, M. and J. Kluve (2006), Alternative Beschäftigungsformen in Deutschland: Effekte der Neuregelung von Zeitarbeit, Minijobs und Midijobs. Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung 75 (3): 97-117. DOI: 10.3790/vjh.75.3.97 

Fertig, M., J. Kluve and C. M. Schmidt (2006), Der erweiterte Minijob für Arbeitslose – Ein Reformvorschlag. Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik 7 (2): 227-255. download

Fertig, M., J. Kluve and C. M. Schmidt (2006), Die makroökonomische Wirkung aktiver Arbeitsmarktpolitik – Eine Panelanalyse auf Ebene regionaler Arbeitsmärkte. Zeitschrift für Arbeitsmarktforschung 39 (3/4): 575-601. download

2004

Fertig, M. and J. Kluve (2004), A Conceptual Framework for the Evaluation of Comprehensive Labor Market Policy Reforms in Germany. Applied Economics Quarterly: Supplement 55 (1): 83-113.

Kluve, J. (2004), On the Role of Counterfactuals in Inferring Causal Effects. Foundations of Science 9 (1): 65-101.

2002

Kluve, J. and C. M. Schmidt (2002), Can Training and Employment Subsidies Combat European Unemployment?. Economic Policy 35 (17): 411-448. DOI: 10.1111/1468-0327.00093 

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Articles in Other Journals

2008

Bachmann, R., T. K. Bauer, J. Kluve and C. M. Schmidt (2008), Nachtrag: Mindestlohn: Für und Wider. ifo Schnelldienst 61 (10): 3-8.

Discussion Papers

2019

Jessen, J. and J. Kluve (2019), The Effectiveness of Interventions to Reduce Informality in Low- and Middle Income Countries. Ruhr Economic Papers #814. RWI. DOI: 10.4419/86788942 download

2017

Escudero, V., J. Kluve, E. López Mourelo and C. Pignatti (2017), Active Labour Market Programmes in Latin America and the Caribbean: Evicence from a Meta Analysis. Ruhr Economic Papers #715. RWI. DOI: 10.4419/86788834 download

2016

Kluve, J., S. Puerto, D. Robalino, J. Romero, F. Rother, J. Stöterau, F. Weidenkaff and M. Witte (2016), Do Youth Employment Programs Improve Labor Market Outcomes? A Systematic Review. Ruhr Economic Papers #648. RWI. DOI: 10.4419/86788754 download

Hahm, S. and J. Kluve (2016), Effects of the Bologna Reform on Educational Outcomes – Micro Evidence from Germany. Ruhr Economic Papers #639. RWI. DOI: 10.4419/867887423 download

Bensch, G., J. Kluve and J. Stöterau (2016), The Market-Based Dissemination of Modern-Energy Products as a Business Model for Rural Entrepreneurs – Evidence from Kenya. Ruhr Economic Papers #635. RWI. DOI: 10.4419/86788739 download

2015

Card, D., J. Kluve and A. Weber (2015), What Works? A Meta Analysis of Recent Active Labor Market Program Evaluations. Ruhr Economic Papers #572. RWI. DOI: 10.4419/86788658 download

Ibarrarán, P., J. Kluve, L. Ripani and D. Rosas Shady (2015), Experimental Evidence on the Long-Term Impacts of a Youth Training Program. Ruhr Economic Papers #562. RWI. DOI: 10.4419/86788648 download

2014

Calero, C., V. Gonzales, Y. Soares, J. Kluve and H. Corseuilt (2014), Can Arts-Based Interventions Enhance Labor Market Outcomes among Youth? Evidence from a Randomized Trial in Rio de Janeiro. Ruhr Economic Papers #486. RWI. DOI: 10.4419/86788554 download

Kluve, J. and S. Schmitz (2014), Social Norms and Mothers’ Labor Market Attachment. The Medium-run Effects of Parental Benefits. Ruhr Economic Papers #481. RWI. DOI: 10.4419/86788545 download

2011

Bensch, G., J. Kluve and J. Peters (2011), Impacts of Rural Electrification in Rwanda. Ruhr Economic Papers #284. RWI. download

Ehlert, C., J. Kluve and S. Schaffner (2011), Training + Temp Work = Stepping Stone? – Evaluating an Innovative Activation Program for Disadvantaged Youths. Ruhr Economic Papers #249. RWI. download

2010

Bensch, G., J. Kluve and J. Peters (2010), Rural Electrification in Rwanda – An Impact Assessment Using Matching Techniques. Ruhr Economic Papers #231. RWI. download

2009

Bredtmann, J., J. Kluve and S. Schaffner (2009), Women's Fertility and Employment Decisions under Two Political Systems - Comparing East and West Germany before Reunification. Ruhr Economic Papers #149. Ruhr-Universität Bochum and RWI. download

Kluve, J. and M. Tamm (2009), Now Daddy's Changing Diapers and Mommy's Making Her Career - Evaluating a Generous Parental Leave Regulation Using a Natural Experiment. Ruhr Economic Papers #145. RWI. download

Kluve, J., S. Schaffner and C. M. Schmidt (2009), Labor Force Status Dynamics in the German Labor Market - Individual Heterogeneity and Cyclical Sensitivity. Ruhr Economic Papers #139. download

Card, D., J. Kluve and A. Weber (2009), Active Labor Market Policy Evaluations – A Meta Analysis. Ruhr Economic Papers #86. RWI. download

2008

Bauer, T. K., J. Kluve, S. Schaffner and C. M. Schmidt (2008), Fiscal Effects of Minimum Wages - An Analysis for Germany. Ruhr Economic Papers #79. RWI and Ruhr-Universität Bochum. download

2007

Kluve, J., H. Schneider, A. Uhlendorff and Z. Zhao (2007), Evaluating Continuous Training Programs Using the Generalized Propensity Score. Ruhr Economic Papers #35. RWI. download

Kluve, J. and S. Schaffner (2007), Gender Wage Differentials and the Occupational Injury Risk - Evidence from Germany and the US. Ruhr Economic Papers #28. RWI. download

2006

Jacobi, L. and J. Kluve (2006), Before and After the Hartz Reforms: The Performance of Active Labour Market Policy in Germany. RWI : Discussion Papers #41. RWI Essen. download

Kluve, J. (2006), The Effectiveness of European Active Labor Market Policy. RWI : Discussion Papers #37. RWI Essen. download

2005

Fertig, M. and J. Kluve (2005), The Effect of Age at School Entry on Educational Attainment in Germany. RWI : Discussion Papers #27. RWI Essen. download

2004

Fertig, M. and J. Kluve (2004), A Conceptual Framework for the Evaluation of Comprehensive Labor Market Policy Reforms in Germany. RWI : Discussion Papers #13. RWI Essen.

Augurzky, B. and J. Kluve (2004), Assessing the performance of matching algorithms when selection into treatment is strong. RWI : Discussion Papers #21. RWI Essen. download

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Other Publications

2014

Kluve, J., S. Puerto, J. Stöterau, F. Weidenkaff, M. Witte, D. Robalino, F. Rother and J. Romero (2014), Interventions to Improve Labour Market Outcomes of Youth: A Systematic Review of Training, Entrepreneurship Promotion, Employment Services, Mentoring, and Subsidized Employment Interventions. Protocol: The Campbell Collaboration.

2008

Kluve, J. and C. M. Schmidt (2008), Paradoxien des Mindestlohns. Financial Times Deutschland 2008 (13.6.).

2005

Fertig, M. and J. Kluve (2005), Der Effekt des Einschulungsalters auf den Bildungserfolg: i-Dötzchen im besten Alter. Bochum.

Electronic Publications

2017

Kluve, J. (2017), Four ways to maximize the effectiveness of youth employment interventions. World Bank Jobs and Development Blog download

2009

Schmidt, C. M. and J. Kluve (2009), Haltet den Arbeitsmarkt flexibel!. Spiegel-Online download

Contributions to Books

2017

Card, D., J. Kluve and A. Weber (2017), Active labor market policies and long-term unemployment. In: Bentolila, S. und M. Jansen (ed.), VoxEU Book on Long-Term Unemployment. A VoxEU.org eBook. London: CEPR Press. 11-23

2012

Kluve, J., F. Rother and M. L. Sánchez Puerta (2012), Training programs for the unemployed, low income and low skilled workers. In: Almeider, R., J. Behrmann und D. Robalino (ed.), The Right Skills for the Job? Rethinking Training Policies for Workers, Human Development Perspectives Series. Washington: World Bank Publications. 133-149

2010

Kluve, J. and H. Lehmann (2010), Assessing Active Labour Market Policies in Transition Economies. In: Caroleo, F.E. and F. Pastore (ed.), The Labour Market Impact of EU Enlargement – A New Regional Geography of Europe?. Berlin et al.: Springer. 275-308

Kluve, J., F. Rother and M. L. Sánchez Puerta (2010), Training programs for the unemployed, low income and low skilled workers. In: The World Bank (ed.), Skills Development Strategies to Improve Employability and Productivity: Taking Stock and Looking Ah. Washington, DC: The World Bank.

Monographs (Author)

2014

Kluve, J. and J. Stöterau (2014), A Systematic Framework for Measuring Employment Impacts of Development Cooperation Interventions. Deutsche Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH.

2013

Kluve, J. (2013), So hoch wie möglich, so niedrig wie nötig: Was ist der optimale Mindestlohn?. RWI Positionen 53. Essen: RWI. download

2011

Brinkmann, U., C. Ehlert, D. Eversberg, J. Kluve, P. Kupka, S. Schaffner and K. Scherschel (2011), Qualifikation + Leiharbeit = Klebeeffekt? – Die (Wieder-)Eingliederung benachteiligter Jugendlicher in den Arbeitsmarkt. IAB-Bibliothek 328. Bielefeld: Bertelsmann.

2010

Kluve, J., H. Boldemann and E. Weidnitzer (2010), Measuring employment effects of technical cooperation interventions - Some methodological guidelines. forthcoming. Eschborn: GTZ.

2008

Bachmann, R., T. K. Bauer, J. Kluve, S. Schaffner and C. M. Schmidt (2008), Mindestlöhne in Deutschland - Beschäftigungswirkungen und fiskalische Effekte. RWI Materialien 43. Essen: RWI. download

2007

Kluve, J. and C. M. Schmidt (2007), Mindestlöhne ohne Reue - eine aussichtsreiche Option für Deutschland?. RWI Positionen 22. Essen: RWI. download

Kluve, J., D. Card, M. Fertig, M. Gora, L. Jacobi, P. Jensen, R. Leetmaa, L. Nima, E. Patacchini, S. Schaffner, C. M. Schmidt, B. van der Klaauw and A. Weber (2007), Active Labor Market Policy in Europe: Performance and Perspectives. Berlin et al.: Springer.

2006

Kluve, J. (2006), Die Wirksamkeit aktiver Arbeitsmarktpolitik in Europa. RWI Materialien 28. Essen: RWI. download

Apel, H., M. C. Burda, T. Buscher, T. Claus, M. Fertig, W. Friedrich, H. Haegele, L. Jacobi, J. Kluve, M. Kvasnicka, S. Schaffner, C. M. Schmidt, P. Schumacher and M. Tamm (2006), Evaluation der Maßnahmen zur Umsetzung der Vorschläge der Hartz-Kommission – Modul 1f: Verbesserung der beschäftigungspolitischen Rahmenbedingungen und Makrowirkungen der aktiven Arbeitsmarktpolitik. Forschungsbericht des Bundesministeriums für Arbeit und Soziales Berlin: BMAS.

2005

Lageman, B., T. K. Bauer, W. Dürig, R. Kambeck, J. Kluve, U. Neumann and C. M. Schmidt (2005), Strukturwandel ohne Ende? - Aktuelle Vorschläge zur Revitalisierung des Ruhrgebiets und ihre Bewertung. RWI Materialien 20. Essen: RWI. download

Fertig, M., J. Kluve and M. Scheuer (2005), Was hat die Reform der Minijobs bewirkt? - Erfahrungen nach einem Jahr. RWI Schriften 77. Berlin: Duncker & Humblot.

Fertig, M., J. Kluve and C. M. Schmidt (2005), Der erweiterte Minijob für Arbeitslose – Ein Reformvorschlag. RWI Materialien 17. Essen: RWI. download

2004

Fertig, M., J. Kluve, C. M. Schmidt, H. Apel, W. Friedrich and H. Haegele (2004), Die Hartz-Gesetze zur Arbeitsmarktpolitik – Ein umfassendes Evaluationskonzept. RWI Schriften 74. Berlin: Duncker & Humblot.

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