DIW Weekly Report

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DIW Weekly Report 15 / 2019

In Germany, Younger, Better Educated Persons, and Lower Income Groups Are More Likely to Be in Favor of Unconditional Basic Income

Representative survey results have shown a stable approval rate for implementing unconditional basic income of between 45 and 52 percent in Germany since 2016/17. In European comparison, this approval rate is low. Younger, better educated persons, ..

2019| Jule Adriaans, Stefan Liebig, Juergen Schupp
DIW Weekly Report 15 / 2019

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2019
DIW Weekly Report 14 / 2019

The Low-Wage Sector in Germany Is Larger Than Previously Assumed

The total number of dependent employees in Germany has increased by more than four million since the financial crisis. Part of this growth took place in the low-wage sector. Analyses based on data from the Socio-Economic Panel, which in 2017 for the

2019| Markus M. Grabka, Carsten Schröder
DIW Weekly Report 14 / 2019

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2019
DIW Weekly Report 13 / 2019

Ecological Tax Revenue Still Yields Lower Pension Contributions and Higher Pensions Today

The ecological tax reform that Germany implemented between 1999 and 2003 increased energy tax rates—especially on gasoline and diesel. Today, the ecological tax hikes yield an annual revenue of around 20 billion euros or 0.6 percent of GDP. The mon

2019| Stefan Bach, Hermann Buslei, Michelle Harnisch, Niklas Isaak
DIW Weekly Report 13 / 2019

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2019
DIW Weekly Report 11/12 / 2019

German Economy Remaining Strong Amidst Uncertainties: DIW Economic Outlook

Although the economic boom in Germany is over, a recession is not looming. The economy is still expected to grow by 1.0 percent this year despite its recent weaker performance. Consumption remains a mainstay of the economy; the average annual ...

2019| Claus Michelsen, Martin Bruns, Marius Clemens, Max Hanisch, Simon Junker, Konstantin Kholodilin, Thore Schlaak
DIW Weekly Report 11/12 / 2019

The Global Economy and the Euro Area: Weak International Trade, Robust Domestic Demand: DIW Economic Outlook

The current global economic environment remains harsh. Global growth rates stagnated in the fourth quarter of 2018, particularly affected by foreign trade. DIW Berlin’s forecast indicates global economic growth of 3.7 percent for 2019 and 3.6 perce

2019| Claus Michelsen, Guido Baldi, Geraldine Dany-Knedlik, Hella Engerer, Stefan Gebauer, Malte Rieth
DIW Weekly Report 11/12 / 2019

German Economy Growing despite Uncertainties and Risks; Global Economy Continuing to Cool Down: Editorial

2019| Claus Michelsen, Guido Baldi, Martin Bruns, Marius Clemens, Geraldine Dany Knedlik, Hella Engerer, Marcel Fratzscher, Stefan Gebauer, Max Hanisch, Simon Junker, Konstantin Kholodilin, Malte Rieth, Thore Schlaak
DIW Weekly Report 11/12 / 2019

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2019
DIW Weekly Report 10 / 2019

Also on Sundays, Women Perform Most of the Housework and Child Care

Paid and unpaid work are still distributed very unequally between men and women in Germany. Regardless of time restrictions imposed by gainful employment, there is a gender- specific gap in time spent on housework and child care (gender care gap). ..

2019| Claire Samtleben
DIW Weekly Report 10 / 2019

Strong Correlation between Large Gender Pay Gaps and Non-Linear Pay in Certain Occupations

The gender pay gap of 21 percent in Germany is partly due to the fact that men and women work in different occupations. However, considerable pay gaps between men and women can also be observed within occupations, although the gap is not constant ...

2019| Aline Zucco
DIW Weekly Report 10 / 2019

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2019
DIW Weekly Report 7/8/9 / 2019

Italy Must Foster High Growth Industries

Italy has yet to recover from the economic consequences of the financial and sovereign debt crisis that began more than a decade ago. In addition to losing 1.4 million jobs across the manufacturing and construction sectors, new industries driving ...

2019| Stefan Gebauer, Alexander S. Kritikos, Alexander Kriwoluzky, Anselm Mattes, Malte Rieth
DIW Weekly Report 7/8/9 / 2019

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2019
DIW Weekly Report 4/5/6 / 2019

Language Skills and Employment Rate of Refugees in Germany Improving with Time

Asylum seekers migrating to Germany remains a hotly debated topic. The second wave of a longitudinal survey of refugees shows that their integration has progressed significantly, even though some refugees came to Germany in poor health and with ...

2019| Herbert Brücker, Johannes Croisier, Yuliya Kosyakova, Hannes Kröger, Giuseppe Pietrantuono, Nina Rother, Jürgen Schupp
DIW Weekly Report 4/5/6 / 2019

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2019
DIW Weekly Report 3 / 2019

Women on High-Level Boards of Banks and Insurance Companies: Growth Coming to a Standstill on Supervisory Boards

The proportion of women on executive boards of the 100 largest banks stagnated at almost nine percent in 2018. In the 60 largest insurance companies, the proportion increased by a good percentage point to almost ten percent. While growth on executive

2019| Elke Holst, Katharina Wrohlich
DIW Weekly Report 3 / 2019

Increasing Number of Women on Supervisory Boards of Major Companies in Germany: Executive Boards Still Dominated by Men

The gender quota for supervisory boards is continuing to show its impact: the proportion of women on the supervisory boards of the 200 highest-performing companies in Germany increased by over two percentage points to 27 percent the past year. In the

2019| Elke Holst, Katharina Wrohlich
DIW Weekly Report 3 / 2019

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2019
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