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SOEPpapers 1017 / 2018

Occupational Recognition and Immigrant Labor Market Outcomes

In this paper, we analyze how the formal recognition of immigrants' foreign occupational qualifications afects their subsequent labor market outcomes. The empirical analysis is based on a novel German data set that links respondents' survey ...

2018| Herbert Brücker, Albrecht Glitz, Adrian Lerche, Agnese Romiti
SOEPpapers 1015 / 2018

Does Culture Trump Money? Employment and Childcare Use of Migrant and Non-Migrant Mothers of Pre-School Children in Germany

This study investigates the employment and childcare use behaviour of migrant and non-migrant mothers in Germany. We use the waves 2007-2015 of the German Socio-Economic Panel study (SOEP), including the migrant samples M1 and M2, to identify ...

2018| Christina Boll, Andreas Lagemann
SOEPpapers 1014 / 2018

Does Culture Trump Money? Erwerbsverhalten und Kitanutzung von Müttern mit und ohne Migrationshintergrund in Deutschland

Diese Studie untersucht das Erwerbs- und Kitanutzungsverhalten von Müttern mit und ohne Migrationshintergrund in Deutschland. Wir nutzen die Wellen 2007-2015 des Sozio-oekonomischen Panels (SOEP) mit den Migrantenstichproben M1 und M2, um ...

2018| Christina Boll, Andreas Lagemann
SOEPpapers 1016 / 2018

The Effect of a Ban on Gender-Based Pricing on Risk Selection in the German Health Insurance Market

Starting from December 2012, insurers in the European Union were prohibited from charging gender-discriminatory prices. We examine the effect of this unisex mandate on risk segmentation in the German health insurance market. While gender used to be a

2018| Shan Huang, Martin Salm
SOEPpapers 1013 / 2018

Mindestlohn und Lohngerechtigkeit

Wie nehmen Geringverdiener den Mindestlohn war? Führt er in ihren Augen zu mehr Lohngerechtigkeit? Zur Beantwortung dieser Fragen wurden im Auftrag des Sozio-oekonomischen Panels (SOEP) des DIW Berlin von Infratest Sozialforschung ...

2018| Marleen von der Heiden, Ralf Himmelreicher
SOEPpapers 1012 / 2018

Prediction Based on Entrepreneurship-Prone Personality Profiles: Sometimes Worse Than the Toss of a Coin

The human personality predicts a wide range of activities and occupational choices—from musical sophistication to entrepreneurial careers. However, which method should be applied if information on personality traits is used for prediction and advic

2018| Alexander Konon, Alexander Kritikos
SOEPpapers 1011 / 2018

Different Strokes for Different Folks: Entrepreneurs' Job Satisfaction and the Intersection of Gender and Migration Background

Migrant enterprises comprise about 10% of all enterprises in Germany and are therefore a crucial part of the German economy and its entrepreneurial ecosystems. Relatedly, migrant entrepreneurship is a highly recognized topic within political ...

2018| Teita Bijedić, Alan Piper
SOEPpapers 1010 / 2018

Growing up in Ethnic Enclaves: Language Proficiency and Educational Attainment of Immigrant Children

Does a high regional concentration of immigrants of the same ethnicity affect immigrant children’s acquisition of host-country language skills and educational attainment? We exploit the exogenous placement of guest workers from five ethnicities ...

2018| Alexander M. Danzer, Carsten Feuerbaum, Marc Piopiunik, Ludger Woessmann
SOEPpapers 1009 / 2018

Housing Expenditures and Income Inequality

In this paper, we show that, in terms of real disposable income, changes in housing expenditures dramatically exacerbate the trend of income inequality that has risen sharply in Germany since the mid-1990s. More specifically, whereas the 50/10 ratio

2018| Christian Dustmann, Bernd Fitzenberger, Markus Zimmermann
SOEPpapers 1008 / 2018

University Tuition Fees and High School Students’ Educational Intentions

This paper studies whether higher education tuition fees influence the intention to acquire a university degree among high school students and, if so, whether the effect on individuals from low-income households is particularly strong. We analyze t

2018| Michael Bahrs, Thomas Siedler
SOEPpapers 1007 / 2018

Home Ownership and Monetary Policy Transmission

We present empirical evidence on the heterogeneity in monetary policy transmission across countries with different home ownership rates. We use household-level data together with shocks to the policy rate identified from high-frequency data. We fi

2018| Winfried Koeniger, Marc-Antoine Ramelet
SOEPpapers 1006 / 2018

Fathers’ Parental Leave-Taking, Childcare Involvement and Mothers’ Labor Market Participation

This study analyzes the effect of fathers’ parental leave-taking on the time fathers spend with their children and on mothers’ and fathers’ labor supply. Fathers’ leave-taking is highly selective and the identification of causal effects relie

2018| Marcus Tamm
SOEPpapers 1003 / 2018

Accuracy of Food Preference Predictions in Couples

The goal of this study was to identify and empirically test variables that indicate how well partners in relationships know each other’s food preferences. Participants (n = 2,854) lived in the same household and were part of a large, nationally ...

2018| Benjamin Scheibehenne, Jutta Mata, David Richter
SOEPpapers 1005 / 2018

Justice Delayed Is Assimilation Denied: Rightwing Terror, Fear and Social Assimilation of Turkish Immigrants in Germany

Using the German Socioeconomic Panel (SOEP) data, this paper offers the first evidence that the 2011 news revelations about crimes committed by National Socialist Underground (NSU) network in early the 2000s resulted in an increase in worries about .

2018| Sumit S. Deole
SOEPpapers 1004 / 2018

The Wider Benefits of Adult Learning: Work-Related Training and Social Capital

We propose a regression-adjusted matched difference-in-differences framework to estimate non-pecuniary returns to adult education. This approach combines kernel matching with entropy balancing to account for selection bias and sorting on gains. Using

2018| Jens Ruhose, Stephan L. Thomsen, Insa Weilage
SOEPpapers 1001 / 2018

Does Education Affect Attitudes Towards Immigration? Evidence from Germany

Using data from the German Socio-Economic Panel and exploiting the staggered implementation of a compulsory schooling reform in West Germany, this article finds that an additional year of schooling lowers the probability of being very concerned abou

2018| Shushanik Margaryan, Annemarie Paul, Thomas Siedler
SOEPpapers 1002 / 2018

Do Justice Perceptions Support the Concept of Equal Sacrifice? Evidence from Germany

The ability-to-pay approach assesses taxes paid as a sacrifice by the taxpayers. This raises the question of how to define and how to measure it: in absolute, relative, or marginal terms? U.S. respondents prefer a tax schedule that is either a pure

2018| Maria Metzing
SOEPpapers 1000 / 2018

How Do Households Allocate Risk?

Individuals often have to decide to which degree of risk they want to expose others, or how much risk to accept if their choice has an externality on third parties. One typical application is a household. We run an experiment in the German Socio ...

2018| Christoph Engel, Alexandra Fedorets, Olga Gorelkina
SOEPpapers 999 / 2018

The Effect of Self-Employment on Income Inequality

It is well known that the self-employed are over-represented at the bottom as well as the top of the income distribution. This paper shifts the focus from the income situation of the self-employed to the distributive effects of a change in self ...

2018| Stefan Schneck
SOEPpapers 996 / 2018

„Boundary Maintenance“ oder „Boundary Crossing“? Symbolische Grenzarbeit bei der Vornamenvergabe bei Migrantinnen

Der Beitrag untersucht Strategien der symbolischen Grenzarbeit bei Migrantinnen aus sechs verschiedenen Herkunftsgruppen (N=1.040) am Beispiel der Vornamenvergabe. Im Mittelpunkt steht die Frage, warum Migrantinnen bei der Wahl eines Vornamens für

2018| Jürgen Gerhards, Julia Tuppat
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