Thorsten Schank
Research Fellow

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Schank Thorsten Schank is a professor of applied statistics and econometrics at the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz. He studied economics at the Universities of Mainz, Heidelberg and Manchester (UK). Upon completion of his PhD at the University of Manchester (2001), he was a researcher at the Institute of Employment Research (IAB) and an assistant professor at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg.

His research interests include empirical economic research in labor economics, international economics and industrial relations. He has published in journals such as the European Economic Review, Journal of International Economics, Journal of Labor Economics, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A and Industrial and Labor Relations Review.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in September 2010.
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IZA World of Labor article: Employment effects of longer working hours
 
IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
Title
11057  Viktor Bozhinov
Christopher Koch
Thorsten Schank
Has the Push for Equal Gender Representation Changed the Role of Women on German Supervisory Boards?
10240  Mario Bossler
Alexander Mosthaf
Thorsten Schank
More Female Manager Hires through More Female Managers? Evidence from Germany
9437  Martyn J. Andrews
Thorsten Schank
Richard Upward
Do Foreign Workers Reduce Trade Barriers? Microeconomic Evidence
6662  Martyn J. Andrews
Leonard Gill
Thorsten Schank
Richard Upward
High Wage Workers Match with High Wage Firms: Clear Evidence of the Effects of Limited Mobility Bias
(published in: Economics Letters, 2012, 117 (3), 824-827)
6652  Martyn J. Andrews
Hans-Dieter Gerner
Thorsten Schank
Richard Upward
More Hours, More Jobs? The Employment Effects of Longer Working Hours
(published in: Oxford Eonomic Papers,, 2015, 67(2), 245-268)
5259  Alexander Hijzen
Pedro S. Martins
Thorsten Schank
Richard Upward
Do Foreign-Owned Firms Provide Better Working Conditions Than Their Domestic Counterparts? A Comparative Analysis
(published as 'Foreign-owned firms around the world: A comparative analysis of wages and employment at the micro-level' in: European Economic Review, 2013, 60, 170-188)
5228  Hermann Gartner
Thorsten Schank
Claus Schnabel
Wage Cyclicality under Different Regimes of Industrial Relations
(published in: Industrial Relations, 2013, 52 (2), 516-540)
4611  Alexander Mosthaf
Thorsten Schank
Claus Schnabel
Low-Wage Employment versus Unemployment: Which One Provides Better Prospects for Women?
(published in: IZA Journal of European Labor Studies, 2014, 3:21)
4488  Uwe Blien
Wolfgang Dauth
Thorsten Schank
Claus Schnabel
The Institutional Context of an "Empirical Law": The Wage Curve under Different Regimes of Collective Bargaining
(published in: British Journal of Industrial Relations, 2013, 51 (1), 59-79)
4126  Boris Hirsch
Thorsten Schank
Claus Schnabel
Works Councils and Separations: Voice, Monopoly, and Insurance Effects
(published in: Industrial Relations, 2010, 49 (4), 566-592)
3359  Thorsten Schank
Claus Schnabel
Joachim Wagner
Higher Wages in Exporting Firms: Self-Selection, Export Effect, or Both? First Evidence from German Linked Employer-Employee Data
(published in: Review of World Economics, 2010, 146 (2), 303-322)
2443  Boris Hirsch
Thorsten Schank
Claus Schnabel
Gender Differences in Labor Supply to Monopsonistic Firms: An Empirical Analysis Using Linked Employer-Employee Data from Germany
(substantially revised version published as "Differences in Labor Supply to Monopsonistic Firms and the Gender Pay Gap: An Empirical Analysis Using Linked Employer-Employee Data from Germany" in: Journal of Labor Economics, 2010, 28 (2), 291-330)
1780  John T. Addison
Lutz Bellmann
Thorsten Schank
Paulino Teixeira
The Demand for Labor: An Analysis Using Matched Employer-Employee Data from the German LIAB. Will the High Unskilled Worker Own-Wage Elasticity Please Stand Up?
(published in: Journal of Labor Research, 2008, 29 (2), 114-137)
1473  John T. Addison
Thorsten Schank
Claus Schnabel
Joachim Wagner
Do Works Councils Inhibit Investment?
(published in: Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 2007, 60 (2), 187-203)
1414  Joachim Wagner
John T. Addison
Claus Schnabel
Thorsten Schank
Works Councils, Labor Productivity and Plant Heterogeneity: Evidence from Quantile Regressions
(published in: Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik , 2006, 226 (5), 505-518)
1185  Thorsten Schank
Claus Schnabel
Joachim Wagner
Exporting Firms Do Not Pay Higher Wages, Ceteris Paribus. First Evidence from Linked Employer-Employee Data
(substantially revised version published as 'Do exporters really pay higher wages? First evidence from linked employer-employee data' in: Journal of International Economics, 2007, 72 (1), 52-74)
812  John T. Addison
Thorsten Schank
Claus Schnabel
Joachim Wagner
German Works Councils in the Production Process
(published in: Schmollers Jahrbuch: Zeitschrift für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften/Journal of Applied Social Science Studies, 2006, 126 (2), 251-283)
648  Thorsten Schank
Claus Schnabel
Joachim Wagner
Works Councils – Sand or Grease in the Operation of German Firms?
(published in: Applied Economics Letters, 2004, 11 (3), 159–161)
112  Lutz Bellmann
Thorsten Schank
Innovations, Wages and Demand for Heterogeneous Labour: New Evidence from a Matched Employer-Employee Data-Set
 

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