Occupations and Social Inequality: Introduction and Contents of the Special Issue

We introduce the main topics and debates of the special issue *Occupations and social inequality*.

Is Occupational Licensing More Beneficial for Women than for Men? The Case of Germany, 1993/2015

We study the relation of occupational licensing and gender in Germany and its implication for gender-specific wage inequality.

Berufe und Arbeitsmarkt

We discuss recent theories and data about occupations within the labor market.

Economic consequences of occupational deregulation: Natural experiment in the German crafts

We study the consequences of self-employment deregulation of German crafts on wages.