Thema Familie

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SOEPpapers 434 / 2012

Parental Leave Policies and Child Care Time in Couples after Childbirth

This research explores how different parental leave reforms in West Germany impacted on the time mothers and fathers in couples spent on child care. I investigate indirect effects through mothers' labor market return decisions more in detail than previous studies and also examine potential direct associations of reforms of the leave period and benefits with maternal and paternal care time. The analysis ...

2012| Pia S. Schober
DIW Berlin - Politikberatung kompakt 61 / 2012

Elterngeld Monitor: Endbericht; Forschungsprojekt im Auftrag des Bundesministeriums für Familie, Senioren, Frauen und Jugend

2012| Katharina Wrohlich, Eva Berger, Johannes Geyer, Peter Haan, Denise Sengül, C. Katharina Spieß, Andreas Thiemann
DIW Wochenbericht 9 / 2012

Elterngeld führt im zweiten Jahr nach Geburt zu höherer Erwerbsbeteiligung von Müttern

Mit der bundesweiten Einführung des Elterngeldes für Geburten ab dem 1.1.2007 wurde das Erziehungsgeld abgelöst. An die Stelle eines Transfers, der nach Prüfung der Bedürftigkeit gezahlt wurde, trat eine Einkommensersatzleistung. Zudem wurde die Bezugsdauer von maximal zwei Jahren auf in der Regel 12 oder 14 Monate gekürzt. Mit zwei "Partnermonaten" wurden zusätzlich Anreize für Eltern geschaffen, ...

2012| Johannes Geyer, Peter Haan, C. Katharina Spieß, Katharina Wrohlich
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Pollution Exposure and Child Health: Evidence for Infants and Toddlers in Germany

This paper examines the impact of outdoor pollution and parental smoking on children's health from birth until the age of three years in Germany. We use representative data from the German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP), combined with five air pollution levels. These data were provided by the Federal Environment Agency and cover theyears 2002-2007. Our work makes two important contributions. First, we ...

In: Journal of Health Economics 31 (2012), 1, S. 180-196 | Katja Coneus, C. Katharina Spieß
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The Intergenerational Transmission of Health in Early Childhood: Evidence from the German Socio-Economic Panel Study

Children's physical health problems have clear and lasting impacts on a variety of later life outcomes, as a growing body of research has shown. Furthermore, problems such as obesity, motor impairment, and chronic diseases entail high social costs, particularly when childhood health problems carry over into adulthood. This study examines intergenerational relationships between parent and child health ...

In: Economics and Human Biology 10 (2012), 1, S. 89-97 | Katja Coneus, C. Katharina Spieß
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Vereinbarkeit von Familie und Beruf: wie wirksam sind deutsche "Care Policies"?

The objective of making it easier for parents to successfully balance career and family has recently taken on heightened importance for German family policy. In the last few years, reforms have been implemented in German care policies. In this contribution, we systematically review and evaluate German care policies before and after the implementation of these reforms. We start by discussing international ...

In: Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik 12 (2011), S1, S. 4-27 | C. Katharina Spieß
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Maternal Life Satisfaction and Child Outcomes: Are They Related?

This paper investigates the association between maternal life satisfaction and the developmental functioning of 2-3-year-old children as well as the socio-emotional behavior of 5-6-year-old children. We use data from the German Socio-Economic Panel Study (SOEP), which allows us to control for a rich set of child and parental characteristics and to use the mother's life satisfaction before the birth ...

In: Journal of Economic Psychology 32 (2011), 1, S. 142-158 | Eva M. Berger, C. Katharina Spieß
DIW Economic Bulletin 5 / 2011

Child Care Choices in Western Germany Also Correlated with Mother's Personality

The expansion of formal child care, particularly for children under the age of three, has resulted in more and more children from this age group attending day care facilities. This formal child care setting is frequently combined with care provided by grandparents or other individuals. The combination and number of child care settings made use of is influenced by a variety of socio-economic factors ...

2011| Liv Bjerre, Frauke H. Peter, C. Katharina Spieß
SOEPpapers 404 / 2011

Spite and Cognitive Skills in Preschoolers

Although spiteful preferences play a crucial role in the development of human large-scale cooperation, there is little evidence on spiteful behavior and its determinants in children. We investigate the relationship between children's cognitive skills and spiteful behavior in a sample of 214 preschoolers aged 5-6 and their mothers. Other-regarding behavior of both mothers and children is elicited through ...

2011| Elisabeth Bügelmayer, C. Katharina Spieß
DIW Wochenbericht 41 / 2011

Wahl der Kinderbetreuung hängt in Westdeutschland auch mit der Persönlichkeit der Mütter zusammen

Mit dem Ausbau der außerhäuslichen Betreuungsangebote, insbesondere für Kinder unter drei Jahren, nutzen immer mehr Kinder dieser Altersgruppe Kindertageseinrichtungen. Diese formelle Betreuung wird häufig mit der Betreuung durch Großeltern oder andere Personen kombiniert. Welche Betreuungskombinationen und wie viele genutzt werden, hängt mit einer Vielzahl von sozioökonomischen Merkmalen und dem Angebot ...

2011| Liv Bjerre, Frauke H. Peter, C. Katharina Spieß
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