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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 ...

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 ...

25.10.2019| Daniel Waldenström, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), Stockholm
Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

Investment Losses and Inequality

Systematic differences along the wealth distribution in investment performance will potentially have large consequences for the level and persistence of wealth inequality. These differences in performance are hard to measure except in a few, ...

07.08.2019| Johannes König
Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

Wealth inequality in Germany, 1895-2017

(together with Thilo Albers (HU Berlin) und Moritz Schularick (Uni Bonn)) This paper provides the first long-run wealth inequality series for Germany. We combine wealth tax data, survey data, national accounts' household balance sheets, and ...

24.07.2019| Charlotte Bartels
Dossiers

Dossier Grundeinkommen

Bei Debatten über die Zukunft des Sozialstaates spielt seit einigen Jahren vor allem die Idee eines bedingungslosen Grundeinkommens eine zunehmende Rolle. Danach würde jede Bürgerin und jeder Bürger - vom Empfänger von Grundsicherungsleistungen bis hin zu Spitzenverdienenden - regelmäßig einen festen Betrag erhalten, der durch Steuern zu finanzieren wäre ...

25.06.2019
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

The Roots of Inequality: Estimating Inequality of Opportunity from Regression Trees and Forests

21.06.2019| Paul Hufe, ifo Insititut, München
Forschungsprojekt

The gender wage gap and the role of policy: Analyzing patterns over time, over the life cycle and across the wage distribution

Der Gender Wage Gap existiert in allen Ländern der Welt und bleibt trotz einiger Verbesserungen in den letzten zehn Jahren auch in Deutschland auf hohem Niveau. Das Phänomen ist daher im Fokus der öffentlichen und akademischen Debatte. ...

Aktuelles Projekt| Staat, Gender Economics
Forschungsprojekt

The gender wage gap and the role of policy: Analyzing patterns over time, over the life cycle and across the wage distribution

The gender wage gap is a persistent and pervasive phenomenon observable in virtually all countries. It has strong implications for a society since it is one main driver of inequality in a country. Therefore, there exists an active public debate and ...

Aktuelles Projekt| Staat, Gender Economics
Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

Was Marx Right? Income Inequality, Market Concentration and Voting in late 19th Century Germany

The  recent  debate  on  the  causes  and  consequences  of  income  inequality shows striking similarity to the debate in many parts of Europe before 1914. Today and back then the focus was on ...

06.02.2019| Charlotte Bartels
Externe referierte Aufsätze

Looking for the Missing Rich: Tracing the Top Tail of the Wealth Distribution

We analyse the top tail of the wealth distribution in France, Germany, and Spain using the first and second waves of the Household Finance and Consumption Survey (HFCS). Since top wealth is likely to be under-represented in household surveys, we ...

In: International Tax and Public Finance 26 (2019), 6, S. 1234-1258 | Stefan Bach, Andreas Thiemann, Aline Zucco
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