Regional development of employment in eastern Germany. An analysis with an econometric analogue to shift-share techniques

@inproceedings{Blien2002RegionalDO,
  title={Regional development of employment in eastern Germany. An analysis with an econometric analogue to shift-share techniques},
  author={Uwe Blien and Katja Wolf},
  year={2002}
}
This paper examines the development of regional employment in eastern Germany. An approach introduced by Patterson and suggested by Moller/Tassinopoulos is extended for the analyses. This approach uses a generalisation of an econometric analogue of the common shift-share method, which is suggested here as a new "workhorse" for regional analyses. The results obtained with this "shift-share-regression" and with very differentiated data from the employment statistics of eastern Germany show that… Expand

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