Program of the SOEP 2018 -

13th International German Socio-Economic Panel User Conference

Program as of July 16th, 2018

Thursday July 19, 2018 (morning)

Venue: Berlin Brandenburg Academy of Sciences (BBAW)

8:30 - 9:00 Registration (Foyer Entrance Markgrafenstraße 38)
9:00 - 10:30

Plenary Session I (Leibniz Hall)

Welcome Address
Dr. Jutta Koch-Unterseher, Berlin Senate Chancellery - Department of Research,
Head of Department

Recent Developments in the SOEP
Prof. Dr. Stefan Liebig, Director of SOEP and DIW Berlin Executive Board Member

10:30 Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:00

Keynote Speech I (Leibniz Hall)

How valid are synthetic panel estimates of poverty dynamics? New evidence from HILDA and the BHPS
Prof. Stephen Jenkins, Ph. D. (London School of Economics and Political Science LSE, UK)

12:00 - 13:00 Lunch

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Thursday July 19, 2018 (afternoon)

Venue: Berlin Brandenburg Academy of Sciences (BBAW)

13:00 - 15:00

Parallel Sessions
Parallel S1
Labor Market I
Parallel S2
Parallel S3
Health I
Parallel S4

Chair: Marco Giesselmann
(Bielefeld University, SOEP/DIW Berlin)

Chair: Jürgen Schupp (FU Berlin, SOEP/DIW Berlin)

Chair: Hannes Kröger
(SOEP/DIW Berlin)

Chair: Gert G. Wagner

Room: Conference Room 1

Room: Conference Room 3

Room: Conference Room 2

Room: Leibniz Hall

Much Ado About Nothing? The Effect of Cash-for-Childcare on Mothers' Paid and Unpaid Work in Germany

Julia Höppner

abstract | PDF, 344.74 KB

Employment status duration, psychosocial resources, and well-being: Any evidence for cumulative (dis)advantage?

Maria K. Pavlova

abstract | PDF, 13 KB

The Impact of Housing Quality on Health and Labor Market Outcomes: The German Reunification

Steffen Künn, Juan Palacios

abstract | PDF, 187.85 KB

Optimal Taxation Under Different Concepts of Justness

Robin Jessen, Maria Metzing, Davud Rostam-Afschar

abstract | PDF, 431.11 KB

paper | PDF, 410.06 KB

Income or Leisure? On the Hidden Benefits of (Un-)Employment

Adrian Chadi, Clemens Hetschko

abstract | PDF, 98.39 KB

Unemployment and health in Germany - selection, anticipation, causation and rehabilitation

Franziska Förster, Thorsten Schneider

abstract | PDF, 193.72 KB

Economic experiences, target-specific beliefs and demands for redistribution

Christina Fong, Ilpo Kauppinen, Panu Poutvaara

abstract | PDF, 8.11 KB

Working Hours and the Persistence of the Gender Wage Gap in Western Germany

Laila Schmitt, Katrin Auspurg

abstract | PDF, 251.13 KB

Unfairness at Work: Well-Being and Quits

Marta Barazzetta, Andrew E. Clark, Conchita D'Ambrosio

abstract | PDF, 26.15 KB

The Effect of Unemployment on the Smoking Behavior of Couples

Jakob Everding, Jan Marcus

abstract | PDF, 165.01 KB

Economic Insecurity and Voting Behavior

Anthony Lepinteur,  Andrew E. Clark, Conchita D'Ambrosio

abstract | PDF, 6.12 KB

Does low job satisfaction lead to higher job mobility? Inverstigating the role of local labor market conditions

Tina Hinz, Daniel S. J. Lechmann

abstract | PDF, 83.29 KB

Alternative "Recipes" for High and Low Levels of LIfe Satisfaction: Structural Equation Models of SOEP Longitudinal Data 1990-2016 & Innovation sample Data 2015

Bruce Headey

abstract | PDF, 20.68 KB

paper | PDF, 160.79 KB

The effect of maternal education on offspring's mental health

Daniel Graeber, Daniel D. Schnitzlein

abstract | PDF, 101.02 KB

Time preferences and political regimes: Evidence from reunified Germany

Tim Friehe, Markus Pannenberg

abstract | PDF, 36.27 KB

15:00 Coffee Break
15:30 - 17:30 Parallel Sessions
Parallel S5
Intergenerational Transmission I
Parallel S6
Technological Change
Parallel S7
Migration I (IAB)
Parallel S8
Inequality I

Chair: Daniel D. Schnitzlein
(University of Hannover, SOEP/DIW Berlin)

Chair: Jan Goebel
(SOEP/DIW Berlin)

Chair: Elisabeth Liebau
(SOEP/DIW Berlin)

Chair: Markus M. Grabka
(SOEP/DIW Berlin)

Room: Leibniz Hall

Room: Conference Room 3

Room: Conference Room 2

Room: Conference Room 1

Like Father, Like Son?
A Comparison of Absolute and Relative Intergenerational
Labour Income Mobility in Germany and the US

Maximilian Stockhausen

paper | PDF, 1.19 MB

Skill Adaptation to Shifting Job Tasks in the Face of Offshoring

Irene Palnau, Thomas Gries

abstract | PDF, 36.77 KB

Determinants of application for the recognition of foreign degrees - Evidence from a German Legislation Change

Silke Anger, Jacopo Bassetto, Malte Sandner

abstract | PDF, 8.83 KB

Earnings inequality in Germany: A decomposition-analysis

Ulrike Stein

abstract | PDF, 60.68 KB

Inequality of Opportunity, and Intergenerational Transmission of (Dis-)Advantages – Empirical Evidence from Selected Countries

Veronika Eberharter

abstract | PDF, 78.36 KB

Does the internet increase the job finding rate? Evidence from a period of internet expansion

Manuel Denzer

abstract | PDF, 73.65 KB

Coming to Germany: Pre-migration language skills, job search and
labor market outcomes

Huy Le-Quan

abstract | PDF, 7.64 KB

Real income growth in Germany: Which income groups benefited most?

Carsten Schlieper, Judith Niehues

abstract | PDF, 93.67 KB

Intergenerational economic mobility in Germany: Levels and trends

Iryna Kyzyma, Olaf Groh-Samberg

paper | PDF, 0.57 MB

Automation and individual unemployment risk - A task-based approach

Michael Otto, Andreas Damelang

abstract | PDF, 0.53 MB

Self-Selection of Asylum Seekers: Evidence from Germany

Lucas Guichard

abstract | PDF, 7.52 KB

Individual Labour Market Poverty Polarisation in Eastern and Western Germany

Jean-Yves Gerlitz

abstract | PDF, 142.95 KB

Absolute Income and Wealth Mobility in Postwar Germany

Timm Bönke, Astrid Harnack, Holger Lüthen

abstract | PDF, 449.08 KB

Quantifying Biogas Plant Externalities Using Well-Being and Hedonic Price Data

Julia Rechlitz, Alexander Zerrahn, Johannes Rohde, Christian Krekel

abstract | PDF, 58.4 KB

Risk Attitudes and the Skill Structure of Immigrants

Agnese Romiti, Ehsan Vallizadeh

abstract | PDF, 7.75 KB

Wage inequality in Germany: The role of non-standard employment

Alexander Herzog-Stein, Ulrike Stein

abstract | PDF, 65.75 KB

17:30 - 18:30

Laudatio to Gert G. Wagner (Former Director SOEP, Max Planck Research Fellow) (Leibniz Hall)
Prof. Dr. Ralph Hertwig (Director Max Planck Institute for Human Development)

18:30 - 19:00

Poster Session I - 5 poster presentations (Room: Conference Room 4/Coffee Break Area)

Chair: Philipp M. Lersch (HU Berlin, SOEP/DIW Berlin)

Laura Langner, Jonathan Gershuny
A new comparative earnings potential measure to study mobility processes in Germany and the UK (abstract | PDF, 36.78 KB )

Nicoletta Balbo, Valentina Rotondi, Luca Stella
Internet Use and Health. Exploring the role of Social Capital (abstract | PDF, 73.01 KB )

Tanja Fendel
The effect of housework on migrants' and native-born individuals’ wages (abstract | PDF, 59.64 KB , poster | PDF, 322.36 KB )

Melanie Borah
The Determination of Extended Income Equivalence Scales from Income Satisfaction and Time Use Data (abstract | PDF, 73.16 KB , poster | PDF, 110.68 KB )

Alexandra Fedorets, Alexey Filatov, Cortnie Shupe
Great Expectations: Reservation Wages and the Minimum Wage Reform (paper | PDF, 1.48 MB )

19:00 -22:00 Dinner (supported by the Society of Friends of DIW Berlin, VdF)

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Friday, July 20, 2018 (morning)

Venue: Berlin Brandenburg Academy of Sciences (BBAW)

09:30 - 11:30 Parallel Sessions
Parallel S9
Attitudes towards Migration
Parallel S10
Parallel S11
Inequality II
Parallel S12
Labor Market II

Chair: Silke Anger
(University of Bamberg, IAB Nürnberg)

Chair: Christian Schmitt
(University of Rostock, SOEP/DIW Berlin)

Chair: Stefan Liebig
(SOEP/DIW Berlin)

Chair: Carsten Schröder
(FU Berlin, SOEP/DIW Berlin)

Room: Conference Room 2

Room: Conference Room 3

Room: Leibniz Hall

Room: Conference Room 1

Justice delayed is assimilation denied: Rightwing terror, fear and social assimilation of Turkish immigrants in Germany

Sumit S. Deole

paper | PDF, 0.61 MB

The Accumulation of Wealth in Marriage - Over-Time Change and Intra-Couple Inequalities

Nicole Kapelle, Philipp Lersch

abstract | PDF, 329.5 KB

Income Distribution and Concern About Crime: Evidence from Germany

Michelle Acampora, Conchita D'Ambrosio

abstract | PDF, 40.96 KB

What Makes an Employer-Entrepreneur?

Marco Caliendo, Frank M. Fossen, Alexander S. Kritikos

abstract | PDF, 67.11 KB

The Impact of Exposure to Xenophobic Violence on the Integration of Immigrants – Insights from Germany

Max Friedrich Steinhardt

abstract | PDF, 25.45 KB

Does the Expansion of Early Public Child Care Raise Germany's Fertility?

Eric Schuss, Mohammed Azaouagh

abstract | PDF, 102.97 KB

Do Workers in Creative Industries have a Different Work Orientation?

Lisa Basten, Sigurt Vitols

abstract | PDF, 64.58 KB

Overtime and Trade Unions

Laszlo Goerke, Gabriel Schultze

abstract | PDF, 79.6 KB

Cumulative deprivation and fear of immigration in Germany: An intersectional, dynamic life course approach

Fabian Kratz

abstract | PDF, 321.62 KB

Reinforcing at the Top or Compensating at the Bottom? Family Background and Academic Performance in Germany, Norway, and the United States

Michael Graetz, Øyvind N. Wiborg

abstract | PDF, 73.3 KB

The German Minimum Wage and Wage Growth: Heterogeneous Treatment Effects Using Casual Trees

Patrick Burauel, Carsten Schröder

abstract | PDF, 53.95 KB

Estimating Private and Fiscal Returns to Higher Education over the Life Cycle: A Microsimulation Analysis

Benjamin Fischer, Dominik Hügle

abstract | PDF, 14.32 KB


The effects of unemployment on couples’ division of labor

Stefanie Heyne, Jonas Voßemer

abstract | PDF, 134.26 KB

A Comparative analysis of apprenticeship training in France and Germany

Clément Brébion

abstract | PDF, 173.97 KB

11:30 - 11:45 Coffee Break

11:45 - 13:00

Keynote Speech II (Leibniz Hall)

Global Evidence on Economic Preferences
Prof. Dr. Armin Falk (briq - Institute on Behavior and Inequality and Bonn University)

13:00 - 14:15  Lunch

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Friday July 20, 2018 (afternoon)

Venue: Berlin Brandenburg Academy of Sciences (BBAW)

14:15 - 16:15 Parallel Sessions
Parallel S13
Health II
Parallel S14
Intergenerational Transmission II
Parallel S15
Migration II

Parallel S16
Labor Market III

Chair: Annette Brose
(HU Berlin)

Chair: Conchita D'Ambrosio
(University of Luxembourg)

Chair: Martin Kroh
(Bielefeld University, SOEP/DIW Berlin)

Chair: Alexandra Fedorets
(SOEP/DIW Berlin)

Room: Leibniz Hall

Room: Conference Room 3

Room: Conference Room 2

Room: Conference Room 1

Health E‚ffects of Instruction Intensity Evidence from a Natural Experiment in German High-Schools

Johanna Sophie Quis, Simon Reif

abstract | PDF, 3.43 MB

Assortative Mating, Intergenerational Mobility of Women and Inequality

Timm Bönke, Miriam Wetter

abstract | PDF, 449.71 KB

Neighborhood Level Immigrant Share, Economic
Differences and Charitable Giving

Zbignev Gricevic

paper | PDF, 379.79 KB

Fostering Integration through Sports? Analyzing the Long-Term Effect of Youth Sports Activities on Subsequent Labor Market Success of Migrants

Christiane Lübke, Sophia Fauser

abstract | PDF, 312.23 KB

Health Inequalities in Germany: Is the Healthy Immigrant Effect Operative?

Manuel Holz

paper | PDF, 411.44 KB

The Evolution of Inequality of Opportunity in Germany: A Machine Learning Approach

Paolo Brunori, Guido J. Neidhöfer

abstract | PDF, 189.14 KB

Transnational family arrangements of refugee families: the case of Syrians in Germany

Lenore Sauer, Elisabeth Kraus, Laura Wenzel

abstract | PDF, 114.37 KB

Labor market integration of migrants: Are family migrants worse off?

Hanna Brenzel

abstract | PDF, 9.52 KB

Do children affect health outcomes around divorce? A causal analysis for maternal health depending on children’s age

Katharina Loter, Oliver Arránz Becker, Małgorzata Mikucka, Christof Wolf

abstract | PDF, 72.72 KB

The Impact of Gender on the Socioeconomic-Health Gradient: Longitudinal Evidence from Germany

Dina Maskileyson, Philipp Lersch

abstract | PDF, 249.93 KB

Spatial Dispersion of Social Networks: The Realized Ability to Bridge Geographical

Jana Brandt, Kyra Hagge

paper | PDF, 0.63 MB

The Effect of Initial Placement Restrictions on Refugees’ Language Acquisition in Germany

Felicitas Schikora

paper | PDF, 0.56 MB

Explaining emotional and behavioural problems in immigrant children: the role of general risk factors and immigration-related characteristics

Ronja A. Runge, Heide Glaesmer, Julian Schmitz, Yuriy Nesterko


The German Emigration and Remigration Panel Study (GERPS): Aim, Scope and Design of a new SOEP Related Study

Marcel Erlinghagen, Andreas Ette

abstract | PDF, 184.03 KB

Pace of life and labor market integration of migrants

Julia Hoppe, Kirsten Thommes

abstract | PDF, 249.23 KB

16:15 Coffee Break

16:30 - 17:00

Poster Session II - 3 poster presentations (Room: Conference Room 4/Coffee Break Area)

Chair: Holger Lüthen (SOEP/DIW Berlin)

Diana Burlacu
Turning right? Feedback effects of private insurance on partisanship (abstract | PDF, 88.3 KB , poster | PDF, 423.71 KB )

Kristina Hrehova (Jablonicka)
Commuting distance and family stability: evidence from the GSOEP (abstract | PDF, 53.49 KB , poster | PDF, 291.18 KB )

Nina Richter, Rebecca Bondü, Gisela Trommsdorff
Happy mother, happy child? Maternal role satisfaction affects parenting, child emotional development, and life satisfaction (abstract | PDF, 483.32 KB , poster | PDF, 313.36 KB )

17:00 - 18:00

Closing Plenary Session (Room: Leibniz Hall)

Award Ceremony:
Felix Büchel Award 2018 (sponsored by the Society of Friends of DIW Berlin - VdF)
Joachim R. Frick Memorial Prize 2018 for the best papers and best poster
(sponsored by the Society of Friends of DIW Berlin - VdF)


18:00-19:30 Farewell

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