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SOEPpapers 9 / 2007

Pauschalprämienmodelle zur Finanzierung des Gesundheitswesens: Strukturparameter - Gestaltungsoptionen - Simulationen

2007| Klaus-Dirk Henke, Hanfried H. Andersen, Markus M. Grabka
SOEPpapers 8 / 2007

Health Insurance Status and Physician-Induced Demand for Medical Services in Germany: New Evidence from Combined District and Individual Level Data

Germany is one of the few OECD countries with a two-tier system of statutory and primary private health insurance. Both types of insurance provide fee-for-service insurance, but chargeable fees for identical services are more than twice as large for privately insured patients than for statutorily insured patients. This price variation creates incentives to induce demand primarily among the privately ...

2007| Hendrik Jürges
SOEPpapers 7 / 2007

The Impact of Child and Maternal Health Indicators on Female Labor Force Participation after Childbirth: Evidence from Germany

This paper analyzes the influence of children's health and mothers' physical and mental wellbeing on female labor force participation after childbirth in Germany. Our analysis uses data from the German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) study, which enables us to measure children's health based on the occurrence of severe health problems including mental and physical disabilities, hospitalizations, and preterm ...

2007| Annalena Dunkelberg, C. Katharina Spieß
SOEPpapers 6 / 2007

Die SOEP-Version des SF 12 als Instrument gesundheitsökonomischer Analysen

2007| Hanfried H. Andersen, Axel Mühlbacher, Matthias Nübling
SOEPpapers 5 / 2007

Individual Well-Being in a Dynamic Perspective

This paper explores the determinants of individual well-being as measured by self-reported levels of satisfaction with income. Making full use of the panel data nature of the German Socio-Economic Panel, we provide empirical evidence for well-being depending on absolute and on relative levels of income in a dynamic framework. This finding holds after controlling for other influential factors in a multivariate ...

2007| Conchita D'Ambrosio, Joachim R. Frick
SOEPpapers 3 / 2007

Representative Wealth Data for Germany from the German SOEP: The Impact of Methodological Decisions around Imputation and the Choice of the Aggregation Unit

The definition and operationalization of wealth information in population surveys and the corresponding microdata requires a wide range of more or less normative assumptions. However, the decisions made in both the pre- and post-data-collection stage may interfere considerably with the substantive research question. Looking at wealth data from the German SOEP, this paper focuses on the impact of collecting ...

2007| Joachim R. Frick, Markus M. Grabka, Eva M. Sierminska
SOEPpapers 1 / 2007

The German Socio-Economic Panel Study (SOEP): Scope, Evolution and Enhancements

After the introduction in Section 2, we very briefly sketch out current theoretical and empirical developments in the social sciences. In our view, they all point in the same direction: toward the acute and increasing need for multidisciplinary longitudinal data covering a wide range of living conditions and based on a multitude of variables from the social sciences for both theoretical investigation ...

2007| Gert G. Wagner, Joachim R. Frick, Jürgen Schupp
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