Mila Staneva, who worked at the Education and Family Department, has successfully defended her dissertation at the Freie Universität Berlin.The dissertation with the title “Employment alongside Bachelor’s Studies in Germany. ...
The Verein für Socialpolitik has awarded Mathias Huebener, a Post Doctoral Research Associate at the DIW Education and Family Department, with the prize for best dissertation in educational economics. His dissertation is titled "Essays on the ..
Family strongly influences personal well-being—especially in the case of refugees, whose family members often remain in their homeland. This report is the first to closely examine the well-being and family structures of refugees who came to ...
17.10.2018| Ludovica Gambaro, Diana Schacht, C. Katharina Spieß
Georg Camehl, who works at the Education and Family department, has successfully defended his dissertation at the Freie Universität Berlin.The dissertation with the title "Non-cognitive Skills and the Quality of Early Education - Four Essays in
Maximilian Bach, a DIW PhD candidate and Research Associate at the Education and Family Department, has received the BeNA Innovation Research Award 2018. The prize was awarded for his current paper "Teacher Incentives and Grade Retention" at this ...
Jonas Jessen, from the Education and Family department, has been granted a scholarship from the German Academic Scholarship Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes) from June 2018 on.
The Dean of the Graduate Center, Prof. Weizs .
In Germany, around 94 percent of children between the ages of three and six attend a day care center. Regarding the remaining six percent, many experts have speculated that children, primarily those from socio-economically disadvantaged households, .
The Joachim Herz Foundation awards Prof. Dr. Jan Marcus with 25.000 Euro as this year's best junior researcher. Jan Marcus is a GC alumnus, a research fellow at the DIW Education and Family Department and a Junior Professor at the University of ...
Mathias Hübener, who works at the department of Education and Family Research, has successfully defended his dissertation at the Freie Universität Berlin.The dissertation with the title "Essays on the Impact of Education and Family ...
Jan Berkes, from the Education and Family department, has been granted a scholarship from the German Academic Scholarship Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes) from February 2018 on.
The Dean of the Graduate Center, Prof. Weizs
In important areas such as tax policy, education, and energy, the future grand coalition must be considerably more ambitious – The need for reform in Germany is not being addressed sufficiently
Germany’s next government will most likely
Children from families who do not speak German as their main language at home often attend childcare facilities with children in similar situations – Policies providing financial incentives for facilities with a minimum percentage of children .
Vaishali Zambre, who works at the Education and Family department, has successfully defended her dissertation at the Freie Universität Berlin.
The dissertation with the title "Determinants of College Enrollment. Three Empirical Essays in the ..
Boys consider themselves to be more gifted in mathematics than their grades indicate, whereas girls think their language skills are stronger. Differences in students’ self-evaluation of their skills are evident by the fifth grade and remain ...
Private household expenditures on child care in centers have significantly risen: from an average of 98 euros per month in 2005 to just under 171 euros in 2015 for a child under three and for children three and older (“Kindergarten” age .
Mathias Huebener, a DIW PhD candidate and Research Associate in the Department of Education and Family, has received the BeNA Innovative Research Award 2017 for his paper “Parental education and child health behaviour: Causal evidence from ...
On January 1, 2017, the parental leave benefit will be celebrating its tenth anniversary. Although its implementation was hotly debated, it has become a widely accepted family policy measure. Its impact on parental labor supply, the division of labor
09.12.2016| Mathias Huebener, Kai-Uwe Müller, C. Katharina Spieß, Katharina Wrohlich
Parental leave policies are a major policy tool used across OECD countries to support families before and after child birth. There are large differences across countries in the amount and the duration of benefit payments as well as leave entitlement ...
Non-compulsory educational programs including extracurricular school activities, child day care centers, and non-formal educational programs, such as sports or music activities outside of school, make an important contribution to social integration.
Proportion of tutored students nearly twice as high as 15 years ago – household income becoming a less influential factor – parental migration background no longer determines participation – nevertheless, educational inequalities ..
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