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Abteilung Längsschnittstudie "Sozio-oekonomisches Panel" (SOEP)


SOEP2004 Conference Papers


Session S1

  Cawley, Lillard, Grabka: An International Comparison of the Correlation Between Obesity and Wages ( PDF-Dokument) (abstract)

Geishecker, Goerg: Winners and Losers: Fragmentation, Trade and Wages Revisited ( PDF-Dokument, 272 KB) (paper)

Pannenberg, Spiess: Performance-Related Pay and Earnings Dynamics in West Germany ( PDF-Dokument) (abstract)


Session S2

  Kirdar: Asset Accumulation and Return Migration: A Dynamic Model ( PDF-Dokument, 443 KB) (paper, updated 18 June)

Kreyenfeld, Zabel: Determinants of Second Birth Risks in Great Britain and West Germany ( PDF-Dokument, 176 KB) (paper)

Drever, Hoffmeister: Social capital in ethnic neighborhoods: An exploration of the interconnections using the German Socio-Economic Panel Study ( PDF-Dokument) (abstract)


Session S3
"Methods I"

  Fehr, Fischbacher, Näf, Schupp, Wagner: Trust and reciprocity in Germany. Integration of survey and experimental data as powerful new method ( PDF-Dokument) (abstract)

Jürges: Objects in the mirror are closer than they appear - Unemployment, retrospective error, and life satisfaction ( PDF-Dokument) (paper)

Frick, Goebel, Schechtmann, Wagner, Yitzhaki: Using Analysis of Gini (ANoGi) for detecting whether two samples represent the same universe: The SOEP experience ( PDF-Dokument, 341 KB) (paper)

Rendtel, Basic, Grosenick: The impact of the Non-coverage of Residential mobility. A comparison of the German Microcensus panel with the SOEP ( PDF-Dokument) (paper)


Session S4
"Labor I"

  Anger: Unpaid Overtime in Germany: Differences between East and West ( PDF-Dokument, 154 KB) (paper)

Gathmann: Are Older Cohort's the Winners of East Germany's Transition? Skill Investment, Selection Bias and Changes in Relative Wages and Welfare ( PDF-Dokument) (abstract)

Beninger, Laisney: Estimation of collective models of household labour supply ( PDF-Dokument) (abstract)

Fagan, Halpin, O'Reilly: Job opportunities for whom? Labour market dynamics and service sector employment growth ( PDF-Dokument, 102 KB) (paper)


Session S5

  Burkhauser, Lillard: Income Inequality and Subsequent Health: A Cross-National Investigation ( PDF-Dokument) (abstract)

Heineck: Up in the skies? The relationship between body height and earnings in Germany ( PDF-Dokument, 107 KB) (paper)

Siedler: Is the receipt of social assistance transmitted from parents to children? Evidence from German panel data ( PDF-Dokument, 196 KB) (paper, updated 21 June)


Session S6

  Baumgartner, Steiner: Student Aid, Repayment Obligations and Enrolment into Higher Education in Germany - Evidence from a 'Natural Experiment' ( PDF-Dokument) (abstract) Haan, Steiner: Distributional and Fiscal Effects of the German Tax Reform 2000 ( PDF-Dokument, 166 KB) (paper)

Schneider, Uhlendorff: The Transition from Welfare to Work and the Role of Potential Employment Income ( PDF-Dokument, 1.12 MB) (paper)


Session S7a
"Labor II"

  Mertens, McGinnity: A "Two-Tier" Labour Market for Fixed-Term Jobs? Evaluating Evidence from West Germany Using Quantile Regression ( PDF-Dokument, 201 KB) (paper)

Rabe: Occupational Pensions and Job Mobility in Germany ( PDF-Dokument, 174 KB) (paper)


Session S7b
"Methods II"

  Serfling: The interaction between unit and item non-response ( PDF-Dokument, 342 KB) (paper)

Schäfer, Schräpler, Müller: Identification and Impact of Faked and Fraudulent Interviews in Surveys ( PDF-Dokument, 495 KB) (paper, updated 28 June)


Session S8

  Clark, Georgellis: Kahneman meets the Quitters: Peak-End Behaviour in the Labour Market ( PDF-Dokument, 176 KB) (paper, updated 21 June)

Headey, Muffels, Wooden: Money does not buy happiness - or does it ?- A reconsideration based on the combined effects of wealth, income and consumption ( PDF-Dokument) (paper)

Lucas: Top-Down and Bottom-Up Models of Life Satisfaction Judgments ( PDF-Dokument, 161 KB) (paper, updated 21 June)

Frijters, Haisken-DeNew, Shields: How Well Do Individuals Predict Their Future Life Satisfaction? Evidence from Panel Data Following a Nationwide Exogenous Shock ( PDF-Dokument, 113 KB) (paper)



  Beblo, Heinze, Wolf: Who gains from work time flexibility? A matching approach to assess the compensating wage differential of work time accounts ( PDF-Dokument)(abstract)

Beblo, Ortlieb: Absenteeism revisited - The impact of working conditions and household context ( PDF-Dokument, 103 KB) (abstract)

Blaess: Sibling Composition and Educational Attainment in West Germany ( PDF-Dokument, 168 KB) (poster)

Breuer: Development of Sports Activity in the Course of Life. The Role of Age, Period and Cohort Effects ( PDF-Dokument, 179 KB) (poster)

Ciecielag, Tomaszewski: Influence of fertility on women participation in labor market and their wages. Alternative cost of having child ( PDF-Dokument, 201 KB) (poster)

Frick, Grabka: Missing Income Data in Panel Surveys: Incidence, Imputation and its Impact on the Income distribution ( PDF-Dokument, 212 KB) (poster)

Haile: The Earnings Effect of Job Displacement: Evidence from the GSOEP ( PDF-Dokument, 212 KB) (poster)

Reichart: Has the male breadwinner settled in East Germany? Empirical evidence from a typology of couples' employment histories after first time parenthood ( PDF-Dokument) (abstract)