nep-ger New Economics Papers
on German Papers
Issue of 2019‒05‒06
one paper chosen by
Roberto Cruccolini
Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München

  1. Zur Abgrenzung der Ausbildungs- und Erwerbsberufe des Handwerks in der KldB 2010 By Haverkamp, Katarzyna; Wesling, Mirko; Seibert, Holger

  1. By: Haverkamp, Katarzyna; Wesling, Mirko; Seibert, Holger (Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung (IAB), Nürnberg [Institute for Employment Research, Nuremberg, Germany])
    Abstract: "Previous studies with a focus on the German crafts sector have used the older Classifications of Occupations of the Federal Employment Agency (1988) and the Federal Statistical Office (1992) in order to identify the population of interest in the data. In 2010, a new German Classification of Occupations was introduced. Here occupations are broken down into new - and fundamentally different - levels and groups. This fundamental rearrangement requires a new conception for the statistical delimitation of the German crafts sector. The first qualified proposal was submitted in 2014 by the Federal Employment Agency (FEA), which issued the lists of codes for several 'specific occupational aggregates'. This Report analyses the structure of the new classification, matches all occupational codes to the relevant groups specified by the German Craft and Trades Code (Handwerksordnung), and provides corresponding identification methods when using the labor market data of the FEA and the Institute for Employment Research. Finally, this Report also discusses the related question of the identification of the recognized training occupations pursuant to the German Crafts and Trades Code." (Author's abstract, IAB-Doku) ((en))
    Keywords: Handwerksberufe, Berufsklassifikation, Handwerk, Methodologie
    Date: 2019–04–24

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