Christian Goebel

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Many school-leavers enter the labour market via temporary employment. In this paper we investigate the impact of a temporary employment spell at the start of the career on the transition rate into permanent employment. We compare the case of temporary employment to the hypothetical case of a direct transition from unemployment to permanent employment. In(More)
Acknowledgements The authors gratefully acknowledge the insightful comments and constructive criticism provided by Kerry Brown, Lina Song and David Goodman for an earlier version of this report. All errors are those of the authors. 6 Foreword Following China's entry to the World Trade Organization in 2001, the last decade has seen the country grow richer,(More)
BACKGROUND Within the last years, occipital nerve stimulation (ONS) has proven to be an important method in the treatment of severe therapy-resistant neurological pain disorders. The correspondence between lead placement as well as possible stimulation parameters and the resulting stimulation effects remains unclear. OBJECTIVE The method aims to directly(More)
Many school-leavers enter the labour market in temporary employment. In this paper we investigate the impact of a temporary employment spell at the start of the career on the transition rate into permanent employment. We compare the case of temporary employment to the hypothetical case of a direct transition from unemployment to permanent employment. In(More)
  • Greg O 'corry, Bonin, +68 authors K Burek
  • 2012
study of the black guillemot, an arctic seabird on the frontlines of climate change. Dr. Divoky and his organization, Friends of Cooper Island, have been studying the population and behavioral ecology of black guillemots for nearly four decades. This unique study is one of the few long-term investigations that has documented the impacts of climate and(More)