SOEP-Veranstaltungen

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13. Januar 2021
Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

Informal care, work and retirement - choices in conflict? A structural model

Speaker: Björn Fischer
Ort: Online seminar via Cisco Webex
Zeit: 12:30 - 13:30

This paper estimates a structural dynamic discrete choice model on parental care provision, retirement and labor supply. We want to estimate the dynamic consequences of providing informal care or organizing formal care for care dependent parents. While there might be negative long term consequences on wages and retirement benefits, agents might respond to incentives in the long term care ...

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9. Dezember 2020
SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

Irrational Attention to Correlation in Selected Data

Speaker: Annekatrin Schrenker
Zeit: 12:30 - 13:30

It is very rare that the causal link between actions and outcomes can be observed directly. Often, it is much easier to observe correlation. To derive causality from correlation, economists use elaborate techniques. However, little is known about individuals’ capabilities to infer from correlational data in their everyday lives. I test if individuals erroneously infer causality ...

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2. Dezember 2020
Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

Long-Term Effects of Equal Sharing: Evidence from Inheritance Rules for Land

Speaker: Charlotte Bartels
Ort: Online seminar via Cisco Webex
Zeit: 12:30 - 13:30

What are the long-term economic effects of a more equal distribution of wealth? We exploit variation in historical inheritance rules for land traversing political, linguistic, geological, and religious borders in Germany. In some German areas, inherited land was to be shared or divided equally among children, while in others land was ruled to be indivisible. Using a geographic regression ...

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18. November 2020
Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

Early retirement of employees in demanding jobs: evidence from a German pension reform

Speaker: Johannes Geyer
Ort: Online seminar via Cisco Webex
Zeit: 12:30 - 13:30

Workers in demanding jobs may be particularly negatively affected by an increasing statutory retirement age. We exploit a pension reform that raised the early retirement age of women from 60 to 63 years in Germany. Based on a large administrative social security data set we exploit the quasi-natural experiment using a regression-discontinuity approach. We find the same relative employment ...

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11. November 2020
SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

Gender Bias in Justice of Earnings and Gender of Supervisor. Evidence from a Factorial Survey Experiment

Speaker: Anja Kirsch (FU Berlin), Carsten Sauer (Zeppelin University Friedrichshafen), Jule Adriaans, Katharina Wrohlich
Zeit: 12:30 - 13:30

There are persisting wage inequalities between men and women. These gender differences in wages are also reflected in gender differences in the justice evaluation of earnings. Women – even though structurally disadvantaged – evaluate their own wages more positively (“contented female worker paradox”) and at the same time both men and women show a gender bias in ...

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9. - 13. November 2020
SOEPcampus

SOEPcampus@Home

Speaker: Sandra Bohmann
Ort: Online seminar via Cisco Webex

The German Socio-Economic Panel Study is a representative panel study for the German population, collecting data on a broad variety of topics of everyday life, including general wellbeing, household composition, educational aspirations and educational status, income and occupational biographies, leisure time activities, housing, health, political orientation and more. With its long running panel ...

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4. November 2020
SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

Relaunch: The new website for the SOEP RDC

Speaker: Uta Rahmann, Selin Kara
Ort: Online seminar via Cisco Webex
Zeit: 12:30 - 13:30

Rescheduled from October 14th, 2020. (in German)

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28. Oktober 2020
SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

Internet Use and Job Matching in Germany

Speaker: Giorgia Menta and Sonia Schifano (University of Luxembourg, guest researcher at SOEP)
Zeit: 12:30 - 13:30

We here assess the impact of DSL internet access on a set of labour market outcomes of working-age individuals in Germany between 2008 and 2012. Assuming internet access improves the quality of employer-employee matching by reducing search costs, we focus on indicators of job quality: the working hours mismatch, job satisfaction, and the probability of changing job. We draw from Falck ...

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22. Oktober 2020
Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

The Effect of Air Quality Alerts on School Absenteeism - Evidence from New York City

Speaker: Luis Sarmiento
Zeit: 12:30 - 13:30

This study examines the relationship between air quality alerts and school absenteeism in New York City. Examining the effects of the alerts in school attendance is relevant because it helps us understand parents' avoidance behavior in situations of exacerbated exposure to air contaminants. Causality arises by exploiting the deterministic nature of the alerts with regression discontinuity ...

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9. Oktober 2020
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

The Gender Gap in Student Performance: The Role of the Testing Environment

Speaker: Almudena Sevilla, University College London
Ort: Online seminar via Cisco Webex
Zeit:
Note the time change:
13:30 - 14:45

Abstract:   Our research question is to what extent does the familiarity with the testing environment impact the relative performance of boys and girls in standardized testing. We use an RCT-design on the full population of students in Grade 6 and 10 across several subjects in the Region of Madrid (Spain). This standardized test was either "Externally" administered, meaning that teachers ...

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19. August 2020
Symposium

Fünf Jahre "Wir schaffen das"
Unterschiedliche Perspektiven der Integration Geflüchteter

Speaker: Cornelia Kristen, C. Katharina Spieß, Felicitas Schikora, Katja Schmidt
Ort: Video conference via Cisco Webex
Zeit: 14:00 bis 15:15 Uhr

Vor fünf Jahren erreichte die Fluchtzuwanderung nach Deutschland ihren Höhepunkt. Bei der Integration von nach Deutschland Geflüchteten wurde bereits viel erreicht. Das DIW Berlin blickt auf Grundlage eigener Datenerhebungen auf die bislang erzielten Erfolge und weiter bestehende Herausforderungen: Welche Erwartungen hatten Geflüchtete an ihre Erwerbstätigkeit und haben ...

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10. - 14. August 2020
SOEPcampus

SOEPcampus@Home
Introduction to the German Socio-economic Panel Study

Speaker: Sandra Bohmann
Ort: Online seminar via Cisco Webex

The German Socio-Economic Panel Study is a representative panel study for the German population, collecting data on a broad variety of topics of everyday life, including general wellbeing, household composition, educational aspirations and educational status, income and occupational biographies, leisure time activities, housing, health, political orientation and more. With its long running panel ...

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17. Juli 2020
SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

The link between family networks and mental health for exogamous couples in old age

Speaker: Chia Liu, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research & University of St. Andrews
Zeit: 12:30 - 13:30

In later life, social ties become increasingly important for one’s mental health. In this study, we test whether exogamous unions, in which one of the partner is migrant and one native, affect older individual’s social networks, and whether the association between exogamy and mental health operates through social networks. We hypothesize that immigrants gain social capital ...

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9. - 10. Juli 2020
International SOEP User Conference

SOEP 2020 - 14th International German Socio-Economic Panel User Conference (canceled and postponed to 2021)

Ort: German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Germany

Dear SOEP 2020 submitters and interested scientists, Due to ongoing health concerns and logistical problems related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the local organizing committee of the SOEP 2020 Conference is sorry to inform you that we have had to cancel the conference in 2020 and are postponing the next SOEP Conference to early July 2021. We will be announcing a new call for papers later this year ...

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1. Juli 2020
SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

The Long-Term Effects of World War II Destruction on Private Wealth in Germany

Speaker: Christoph Halbmeier
Zeit: 12:30 - 13:30

The physical destructions, expropriations, resettlements, and interruptions of international trade during Second World War caused a sharp reduction of wealth levels and inequality in many countries (Piketty, 2014). In Germany, an estimated 20 percent of the West German housing stock was destroyed. This paper assesses whether the effects of this destruction are measurable in the German ...

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16. Juni 2020
Symposium

Arbeitsleben, Familie und Wohlbefinden - Wie wirkt sich die Pandemie auf unsere Gesellschaft aus?

Speaker: Theresa Entringer, Daniel Graeber, Simon Kühne, Stefan Liebig, Johannes Seebauer
Ort: Online seminar via Cisco Webex
Zeit: 11:00 Uhr

Wie verändert die Coronakrise unseren Alltag? Und wie wirkt sich die Pandemie auf Einzelne und die Gesellschaft aus? Antworten auf diese Fragen findet die Studie „Sozio-ökonomische Faktoren und Folgen der Verbreitung des Coronavirus in Deutschland (SOEP-CoV)“, ein Verbundprojekt zwischen dem Sozio-oekonomischen Panel (SOEP) am DIW Berlin und der Universität Bielefeld. F ...

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16. Juni 2020
Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

The Effect of Retirement on Health - Evidence from Administrative Data

Speaker: Mara Barschkett
Ort: Anna J. Schwartz Room
Room 5.2.010
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin
Zeit: 12:00 - 13:00

We combine unique data that include all practitioner health diagnoses based on the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) collected from all publicly insured individuals in Germany with a sizable cohort specific pension reform to study the causal effect of an increase in the retirement age on health. For the analysis, we use a cohort specific regression discontinuity design. The data ...

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12. Juni 2020
SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

Does Unemployment Make Better Fathers? The Effect of Job Loss on Fathers’ Time Investment in the Household

Speaker: Juliane Hennecke (NZ Work Research Institute and Auckland University of Technology), Astrid Pape (FU Berlin)
Zeit: 12:30 - 13:30

Commonly described as the “gender care gap“, there is a persistent gender difference in the division of child care and housework responsibilities within households in most developed countries. Existing literature on paternal child care involvement and parental leave take-up largely suffers from sample size and selection issues. This paper provides evidence on the effect of an ...

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12. Juni 2020
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

Local News, UGC and Professionals: Evidence from Citizen Journalism

Speaker: Jörg Claussen, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Ort: Online seminar via Cisco Webex
Zeit:
13:15 - 14:30

Abstract:  User generated content is increasingly substituting content created by professionals. Local news that is generated by citizen journalists could be a promising way of supporting the struggling newspaper industry by reducing costs for professional journalists. We study a network of 122 local Austrian newspapers operating a hybrid model of citizen and professional journalism. We first ...

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3. Juni 2020
SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

Temporary employment and the midlife nadir in human well-being

Speaker: Alan Piper, FU Berlin and Europa-Universität Flensburg
Zeit: 12:30 - 13:30

Temporary employees rank lower than permanent employees on various measures of mental and physical health, including well-being. Furthermore, much research has indicated an approximate U-shape pattern between age and well-being with a nadir in midlife. Temporary employment may well have different associations with well-being across the lifespan, likely harming people in midlife more than at ...

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