Thema Ungleichheit

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DIW aktuell 37 / 2020

Steuerpolitik in Zeiten von Corona: Unternehmen und Konsum kurzfristig entlasten, Hochverdienende mittelfristig moderat belasten

Die Corona-Pandemie führt voraussichtlich zur heftigsten Rezession seit der Weltwirtschaftskrise ab 1930. Die Steuerpolitik kann maßgeblich zu ihrer Milderung und Bewältigung beitragen. So können Erleichterungen bei Abschreibungen und Verlustverrechnung die Unternehmen bei der Wiederbelebung des Wirtschaftslebens unterstützen. Eine temporäre Mehrwertsteuersenkung stärkt den privaten Konsum, soweit ...

2020| Stefan Bach
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Does Subsidized Care for Toddlers Increase Maternal Labor Supply?

Expanding public or publicly subsidized childcare has been a top social policy priority in many industrialized countries. It is supposed to increase fertility, promote children’s development and enhance mothers’ labor market attachment. In this paper, we analyze the causal effect of one of the largest expansions of subsidized childcare for children up to three years among industrialized countries on ...

In: Labour Economics 62 (2020), 1017763, 18 S. | Kai-Uwe Müller, Katharina Wrohlich
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"Bis zu 60 Prozent aller Berechtigten nehmen Grundsicherung nicht in Anspruch": Interview mit Peter Haan

Bis zu 60 Prozent aller Berechtigten nehmen Grundsicherung nicht in Anspruch, das sind ungefähr 560 000 Personen.

04.12.2019| Wochenberichtsinterview
Berlin Lunchtime Meeting

Wealth inequality and wealth taxes – an OECD Perspective

Sarah Perret, OECD, will present findings from a recent report on The Role and Design of Net Wealth Taxes in the OECD. The presentation will give an overview of the cases for and against net wealth taxes, as well as describe how wealth taxes have been designed in practice in the OECD countries that currently have or historically had net wealth taxes. Inheritance taxes, which constitute an...

28.11.2019| Sarah Perret, Stefan Bach
Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

A question of gender: How promotions affect earnings

Occupational positions can explain an important part of the differences in pay between men and women. However, a considerable Gender Pay Gap exists even within the same occupational position. In this paper, we aim at understanding the reason for the gap within occupational positions and, therefore, investigate whether promotions lead to the same effect on earnings growth for men and women....

27.11.2019| Aline Zucco
Pressemitteilung

100 Jahre deutsches Steuersystem: Permanente Reformen, neue Herausforderungen

Vor 100 Jahren wurde das deutsche Steuersystem grundlegend umgestaltet – DIW-Studie beschreibt Änderungen, Anpassungen und neue Herausforderungen – Nach Steuersenkungen für hohe Einkommen und Vermögen stehen aktuell Verteilungsfragen im Vordergrund – Keine substanzielle Senkung der Steuer- und Abgabenbelastung in Aussicht Als vor hundert Jahren das deutsche Steuersystem ...

20.11.2019
Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

Average Wage Gaps and Expected Wage Cuts - An Investigation of Selection Neglect Bias in Income Expectations

Economists spend much of their lives talking about and correcting for sample selection. Recent evidence from behavioral economics documents that participants in lab experiments don't account for selection effects when they interpret conditional distributions. This "selection neglect" can distort expectations in settings where individuals learn from comparisons with other people who differ in...

13.11.2019| Annekatrin Schrenker
Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

Does later retirement change your health care consumption? Evidence from France

This paper examines the causal impact of later retirement on outpatient care consumption among the French elderly. Outpatient care are defined as all the care provided out of the hospital setting. This question is of interest since spill effects may arise if later retirement increases health care expenditures. To deal with reverse causality issue, I use, as an instrumental variable, the 1993...

30.10.2019| Elsa Perdrix, Paris School of Economics
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

Salience of Inherited Wealth and the Support for Inheritance Taxation

Abstract: We study how attitudes to inheritance taxation are influenced by information about the role of inherited wealth in society. Using a randomized experiment in a register-linked Swedish survey, we find that informing individuals about the large aggregate importance of inherited wealth and its link to inequality of opportunity significantly increases the support for inheritance taxation. The...

25.10.2019| Daniel Waldenström, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), Stockholm
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