Veranstaltungen der Abteilung Bildung und Familie

261 Ergebnisse, ab 21
24. Juli 2019
Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

Wealth inequality in Germany, 1895-2017

Speaker: Charlotte Bartels
Ort: Joan Robinson Room
DIW Berlin
Room 3.3.002a
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit: 12:30 - 13:30

(together with Thilo Albers (HU Berlin) und Moritz Schularick (Uni Bonn)) This paper provides the first long-run wealth inequality series for Germany. We combine wealth tax data, survey data, national accounts' household balance sheets, and lists of large wealth holders to study the accumulation and distribution of wealth in Germany from 1895 to 2017. We find that wealth concentration in ...

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10. Juli 2019
Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

Better Together? Heterogeneous Effects of Tracking on Student Achievement

Speaker: Sönke Matthewes (WZB)
Ort: Anna J. Schwartz Room
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit: 12:30 - 13:30

This study estimates mean and distributional effects of early between-school ability tracking on student achievement. For identification, I exploit heterogeneity in tracking regimes between German federal states. After comprehensive primary school, about 40% of students are selected for the academic track and taught in separate schools in all states. The remaining students, however, are either ...

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21. Juni 2019
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

The Roots of Inequality: Estimating Inequality of
Opportunity from Regression Trees and Forests

Speaker: Paul Hufe, ifo Insititut, München
Ort: Anna J. Schwartz Room
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit: 13:15 - 14:30

The seminar serves as a forum for discussing current research projects by researchers from universities and research institutes in Germany and around the world. The focus of the presented work is typically on applied microeconomics or applied microeconometrics. Time: Friday, 13.15 - 14.30 (time subject to variation) Place: DIW Berlin, Mohrenstr. 58, Anna J. Schwartz Room (5.2.010) The ...

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12. Juni 2019
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

New International Evidence on the Effects of Minimum Wages

Speaker: David Neumark, University of California, Irvine
Ort: Anna J. Schwartz Room
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit: 13.15 - 14.30

The seminar serves as a forum for discussing current research projects by researchers from universities and research institutes in Germany and around the world. The focus of the presented work is typically on applied microeconomics or applied microeconometrics. Time: Friday, 13.15 - 14.30 (time subject to variation) Place: DIW Berlin, Mohrenstr. 58, Anna J. Schwartz Room (5.2.010) The ...

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7. Juni 2019
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

Collaborative Learning & Student Outcomes: Evidence from a Field Experiment

Speaker: Nabanita Datta Gupta, Aarhus University
Ort: Anna J. Schwartz Room
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit: 13.15 - 14.30

The seminar serves as a forum for discussing current research projects by researchers from universities and research institutes in Germany and around the world. The focus of the presented work is typically on applied microeconomics or applied microeconometrics. Time: Friday, 13.15 - 14.30 (time subject to variation) Place: DIW Berlin, Mohrenstr. 58, Anna J. Schwartz Room (5.2.010) The ...

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5. Juni 2019
Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

Paid Family Leave and Fertility: The Case of California

Speaker: Pamela A. Meyerhofer (Cornell University)
Ort: Anna J. Schwartz Room
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit: 12:30 - 13:30

Current research on maternal and parental leave focuses on leave take-up and employment outcomes, finding that short leaves have beneficial labor market outcomes. As the US faces below replacement fertility and an aging population, we need to consider potential unintended fertility consequences of these policies. Generous European and Australian leave policies have increased fertility and ...

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29. Mai 2019
Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

Changing the incentive to pollute: Heterogeneous effects of waste pricing policies

Speaker: Marica Valente
Ort: Anna J. Schwartz Room
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit: 12:30 - 13:30

To internalize pollution externalities of municipal waste, Pay-As-You-Throw (PAYT) pricing schemes for unsorted waste are adopted worldwide. This paper estimates causal effects of PAYT on unsorted, recycling and total waste generation, and analyzes the determinants of policy adoption and compliance. The empirical strategy uses a multiple random forest approach on a unique six-year panel data on ...

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15. Mai 2019
Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

The Impact of Formal Child Care on Parenting Intensity

Speaker: Jonas Jessen
Ort: Anna J. Schwartz Room
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit: 12:30 - 13:30

(together with C. Katharina Spieß and Sevrin Waights) We examine the impact of day care usage on parenting activities. We measure parenting activities as the amount of time that parents spend on child rearing and, in particular, on educational activities with children. Using time-use data and panel data of a household survey, we estimate the effects at the extensive (use vs. non-use) and ...

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10. Mai 2019
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

The effects of a conditional home care subsidy on child care choices and maternal employment

Speaker: Daniel Kühnle, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Ort: Anna J. Schwartz Room
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit: 13.15 - 14.30

The seminar serves as a forum for discussing current research projects by researchers from universities and research institutes in Germany and around the world. The focus of the presented work is typically on applied microeconomics or applied microeconometrics. Time: Friday, 13.15 - 14.30 (time subject to variation) Place: DIW Berlin, Mohrenstr. 58, Anna J. Schwartz Room (5.2.010) The ...

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26. April 2019
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

Multiproduct Retailing and Consumer Shopping Behavior: The Role of Shopping Costs

Speaker: Daniel Herrera-Araujo
Ort: Anna J. Schwartz Room
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit: 13.15 - 14.30

The seminar serves as a forum for discussing current research projects by researchers from universities and research institutes in Germany and around the world. The focus of the presented work is typically on applied microeconomics or applied microeconometrics. Time: Friday, 13.15 - 14.30 (time subject to variation) Place: DIW Berlin, Mohrenstr. 58, Anna J. Schwartz Room (5.2.010) The ...

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17. April 2019
Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

Information Provision and Postgraduate Studies

Speaker: Frauke Peter
Ort: Karl Popper Room
DIW Berlin
Room 2.3.020
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit: 12:30 - 13:30

This is the first paper to experimentally examine effects of information provision on postgraduate education decisions. We conduct and evaluate an online-RCT across 446 college students close to completion of their undergraduate degree and provide information about pecuniary and non-pecuniary consequences of postgraduate studies. We find negative effects on intentions and postgraduate ...

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12. April 2019
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

Family Time Allocations over the last half century

Speaker: Alexandros Theloudis, LISER (Luxembourg Institute for Socio-Economic Research) and University College London
Ort: Anna J. Schwartz Room
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit: 13.15 - 14.30

The seminar serves as a forum for discussing current research projects by researchers from universities and research institutes in Germany and around the world. The focus of the presented work is typically on applied microeconomics or applied microeconometrics. Time: Friday, 13.15 - 14.30 (time subject to variation) Place: DIW Berlin, Mohrenstr. 58, Anna J. Schwartz Room (5.2.010) The ...

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29. März 2019
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

Daycare Choice and Ethnic Diversity: Evidence from a Randomized Survey

Speaker: Mette Gørtz
Ort: Anna J. Schwartz Room
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit: 13:15 - 14:30

The seminar serves as a forum for discussing current research projects by researchers from universities and research institutes in Germany and around the world. The focus of the presented work is typically on applied microeconomics or applied microeconometrics. Time: Friday, 13.15 - 14.30 (time subject to variation) Place: DIW Berlin, Mohrenstr. 58, Anna J. Schwartz Room (5.2.010) The ...

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20. März 2019
Berlin Lunchtime Meeting

Bildung lohnt sich nicht nur für den Geldbeutel: Welche nichtmonetären Erträge hat Bildung und wie lassen sich diese messen?

Speaker: Daniel Schnitzlein, Frauke Peter, Shushanik Margaryan, Kai Maaz
Ort: Elinor-Ostrom-Saal
DIW Berlin
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit: Lunch: 12:00 Uhr
Präsentation und Diskussion: 12:45 Uhr

ForscherInnen des DIW Berlin, des Leibniz-Instituts für Bildungsforschung und Bildungsinformation (DIPF) und der Universität Hamburg stellen Studien zu nichtmonetären Erträgen von Bildung vor. Dabei geht es um die Auswirkungen von Bildung in den Bereichen Gesundheit, nichtkognitive Fähigkeiten und politische Partizipation. Im Anschluss soll diskutiert werden, was diese ...

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1. März 2019
Veranstaltung

Familien im Zentrum: Warum wir eine stärkere Familienorientierung in Kindertageseinrichtungen brauchen

Speaker: Dr. Franziska Giffey, Bundesministerin für Familie, Senioren, Frauen und Jugend , C. Katharina Spieß
Ort: Landesvertretung der Freien und Hansestadt Hamburg beim Bund in Berlin
Jägerstraße 1-3
10117 Berlin
Zeit: 14.30 bis 17.00 Uhr

Die Heinz und Heide Dürr Stiftung fördert und unterstützt seit 20 Jahren bundesweit die Implementierung des Early Excellence-Ansatzes in Deutschland, der auf eine gute Einbindung von Familien in frühkindliche Bildungsprozesse zielt. Das DIW Berlin befasst sich mit bildungs- und familienrelevanten Fragen, vor allem auch im Hinblick auf eine zukunftsweisende &bdquo ...

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1. März 2019
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

Global Terror, Well-Being and Political Attitudes

Speaker: Olivier Bargain
Ort: Anna J. Schwartz Room
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit: 13:15 - 14:30

The seminar serves as a forum for discussing current research projects by researchers from universities and research institutes in Germany and around the world. The focus of the presented work is typically on applied microeconomics or applied microeconometrics. Time: Friday, 13.15 - 14.30 (time subject to variation) Place: DIW Berlin, Mohrenstr. 58, Anna J. Schwartz Room (5.2.010) The ...

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20. Februar 2019
Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

Retirement and informal care provision - Effects of the 1999 pension reform in Germany

Speaker: Björn Fischer
Ort: Anna-J.-Schwartz-Raum
DIW Berlin
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit: 12:30 - 13:30

Using a reform induced increase in the ERA for German women this paper uncovers causal effects of retirement on informal care provision. Studies so far focus on the causality of labor supply on informal care activity in the middle part of an individual’s working career, mostly neglecting effects of retirement. This paper uses the 1999 reform that abolished the ERA at age 60 for women born ...

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6. Februar 2019
Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

Was Marx Right? Income Inequality, Market Concentration and Voting in late 19th Century Germany

Speaker: Charlotte Bartels
Ort: Anna-J.-Schwartz-Raum
DIW Berlin
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit: 12:30 - 13:30

The  recent  debate  on  the  causes  and  consequences  of  income  inequality shows striking similarity to the debate in many parts of Europe before 1914. Today and back then the focus was on the role of capital share and market concentration as a cause for rising inequality.  In this study we analyze the drivers and consequences of ...

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23. Januar 2019
Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

Initial Conditions and Nation Building: Evidence from East Germany

Speaker: Jonas Jessen
Ort: Anna-J.-Schwartz-Raum
DIW Berlin
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit: 12:30 - 13:30

At the end of World War II, 40% of the pre-arranged Soviet occupation zone in Germany was under the control of the Allied Expeditionary Force. This occupation was very short-lived and the Red Army gained full control of the Soviet zone less than two months after the German surrender. However, this paper shows that the brief Allied occupation systematically increased opposition to the budding ...

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12. Dezember 2018
Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

Early childhood care services and refugee children: Differences in attendance and consequences for integration

Speaker: Guido Neidhöfer (ZEW)
Ort: Karl Popper Room
DIW Berlin
Room 2.3.020
Mohrenstr. 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit: 12:30 - 13:30

We focus on early childhood education and care (ECEC) as one important channel of social integration for refugee families that recently arrived in Germany (between 2013 and 2016). First, we examine the attendance of ECEC of refugee children and investigate how patterns vary depending on individual and family characteristics, and institutional determinants of the location of residence. Then, we ...

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