Thema Wohlbefinden

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SOEPpapers 1123 / 2021

Life Satisfaction, Pro-Activity, and Employment

Using longitudinal data from the German Socio-Economic Panel (GSOEP), this paper investigates how pro-active time-use (e.g., in sports/arts/socializing) relates to subjective well-being of the unemployed and their probability of finding a new job. Allowing for a variety of socio-demographic and -economic observed characteristics, we find that pro-activity is negatively associated with the well-being ...

2021| Alpaslan Akay, Gökhan Karabulut, Levent Yilmaz
SOEPpapers 1119 / 2021

An Economic Analysis of the Empty Nest Syndrome: What the Leaving Child Does Matters

This study is an empirical investigation of the empty nest syndrome, commonly understood as a situation where there are feelings of loss or loneliness for mothers and/or fathers following the departure of the last child from the family home. This investigation makes use of rich, longitudinal, nationally representative German data to assess whether there is evidence for such a syndrome. Furthermore, ...

2021| Alan Piper
DIW aktuell 59 / 2021

Kein „Entweder-oder“: Eltern sorgen sich im Lockdown um Bildung und Gesundheit ihrer Kinder

Fast zwei Monate des zweiten harten Lockdowns haben deutliche Spuren im Leben vieler Familien in Deutschland hinterlassen. Das zeigen aktuelle Analysen auf Basis von Daten von infratest dimap zu den Sorgen und der Zufriedenheit von Eltern. Im Vergleich zum Lockdown „light“ im November ist besonders die Zufriedenheit mit der Kinderbetreuung gesunken, aber auch die Zufriedenheit mit dem Familienleben ...

2021| Mathias Huebener, Nico A. Siegel, C. Katharina Spieß, Christian Spinner, Gert G. Wagner
SOEPpapers 1116 / 2021

Quantifying the Externalities of Renewable Energy Plants Using Wellbeing Data: The Case of Biogas

Although there is strong support for renewable energy plants, they are often met with local resistance. We quantify the externalities of renewable energy plants using well-being data. We focus on the example of biogas, one of the most frequently deployed technologies besides wind and solar. To this end, we combine longitudinal household data with novel panel data on more than 13, 000 installations ...

2021| Christian Krekel, Julia Rechlitz, Johannes Rode, Alexander Zerrahn
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Parental Well-Being in Times of Covid-19 in Germany

We examine the effects of Covid-19 and related restrictions on individuals with dependent children in Germany. We specifically focus on the role of day care center and school closures, which may be regarded as a “disruptive exogenous shock” to family life. We make use of a novel representative survey of parental well-being collected in May and June 2020 in Germany, when schools and day care centers ...

In: Review of Economics of the Household (2021), im Ersch. [online first: 2021-01-14] | Sevrin Waights, C. Katharina Spiess, Gert G. Wagner, Nico A. Siegel, Mathias Huebener
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In a Lonely Place: Investigating Regional Differences in Loneliness

Loneliness has traditionally been studied on the individual level. This study is one of the first to systematically describe and explaindifferences in loneliness on a fine-grained regional level. Using data from the nationally representative German Socio-EconomicPanel Study (N ¼17,602), we mapped the regional distribution of loneliness across Germany and examined whether regionaldifferences in loneliness ...

In: Social Psychological and Personality Science 12 (2021), 2, S. 147-155 | Susanne Buecker, Tobias Ebert, Friedrich M. Götz, Theresa M. Entringer, Maike Luhmann
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Worries Across Time and Age in the German Socio-Economic Panel Study

We investigate how indicators of dissatisfaction—worries about a variety of life domains such as health, the state of the economy, and immigration—change across time and age in Germany based on Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) data. As expected, contemporary world events influenced respondents’ worries. For example, worries about peace peaked in 2003, the year of the Iraq War; worries about both immigration ...

In: Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (2020), im Ersch. [online first: 2018-02-13] | Julia M. Rohrer, Martin Bruemmer, Jürgen Schupp, Gert G. Wagner
SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

Internet Use and Job Matching in Germany

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...

28.10.2020| Giorgia Menta and Sonia Schifano (University of Luxembourg, guest researcher at SOEP)

Bundesweite Antikörper-Studie „Leben in Deutschland – Corona-Monitoring“ startet

Wie viele Menschen haben bereits eine Infektion mit dem Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 durchgemacht? Wie hoch ist die Dunkelziffer, also die Zahl der unentdeckt gebliebenen Infektionen? Welche Menschen sind häufiger von einer Infektion betroffen? Das Sozio-oekonomische Panel (SOEP) am Deutschen Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (DIW Berlin) und das Robert Koch-Institut (RKI) untersuchen diese Fragen ...

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