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    Employment Risks and the Quality of Work in the Digital Transformation: Using the SOEP for Empirical Analysis of AI, Platform Work, and Digital Work

    The digital transformation is fundamentally changing the ways people and machines work together, creating profound connections between physical and virtual worlds. New communication channels are emerging—and with them, new possibilities for flexible work practices, locations, and hours. Digitalization opens up diverse opportunities for the working world and for society as a whole, but it also...

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    Energy Balances

    Current Project| Energy, Transportation, Environment
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    Examining individualized feedback on financial behavior of small entrepreneurs in Uganda

    Small entrepreneurs in developing countries have considerable shortcomings in their financial behavior which hinder their advancement. Thus interventions have been conducted in order to improve financial education and, in the end, financial behavior. The average effect of such interventions is small. However, there are underresearched starting points for improving effectiveness, such as the...

    Current Project| International Economics
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    Female labor supply and fertility in times of demographic change (FemLab)

    Current Project| Public Economics, Gender Economics
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    Fossil Resource markets and climate policy: Stranded assets, Expectations and the political Economy of climate change (FoReSee)

    Project synopsis Achieving the Paris agreement requires a radical transformation of the inherently inert energy system. Assets in the form of fossil energy resources and existing infrastructure along the fossil value chain are at the risk of rapidly losing value and becoming „stranded assets”. Asset owners, therefore, have incentives to delay or even prevent the implementation of...

    Current Project| Energy, Transportation, Environment
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    Framework Contract for Workshops on Current Issues of Economic and Financial Policy

    Conceptual and technical preparation and execution of workshops on current topics in close coordination with thematically responsible staff of the BMF (up to 6 workshops per year)

    Current Project| Macroeconomics
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    Future Power Market Platform

    The Future Power Market Platform brings together consists of experts and decision-makers from both public and private sector across Europe who are prioritizing market design and regulatory mechanism development in their working agendas. The initiative will lead an ongoing informative debate on the adequate regulatory and market framework for 2020 and beyond.Working group meetings take place at DIW...

    Current Project| Climate Policy
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    GDR-Past and Mental Health: Risk and Protection Factors (DDR-PSYCH)

    After more than 25 years since reunification, the former German Democratic Republic (GDR; often known in English as East Germany; in German DDR) and its socio-political system have remained a point of reference for the analysis of societal, social, and individual processes in Germany. There is a lack of knowledge about the on-going impact of the East German past on the German general population....

    Current Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study
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    Groups put at Particular Risk by COVID 19 (GaPRisk)

    The Covid-19 pandemic poses numerous societal challenges. We will examine how it affects distinct social and at-risk groups in Germany, what it implies for societal inequalities, and what role welfare state measures play. First, we will describe the situation of the population before and during the pandemic in the health and the socio-economic domain. In each domain, we will study a set of core...

    Current Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study
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    Heterogeneous Mortality - Empirical Analyzes based on the SOEP

    The aim of the project is the empirical investigation of the differential life expectancy of different socio-economic groups. In particular, it will be analyzed whether there are systematic differences in life expectancy according to occupation, industry or position in the occupation. The study will also work out the heterogeneous effects within the groups according to different individual...

    Current Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study
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    IAB-BAMF-SOEP Survey of Refugees in Germany

    The Institute for Employment Research (IAB), the Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), and the Research Centre on Migration, Integration, and Asylum of the Federal Office of Migration and Refugees (BAMF-FZ) are working together on a project to survey people seeking protection in Germany from political persecution and violent conflicts. The influx...

    Current Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study
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    IAB-BiB/FReDA-BAMF-SOEP Survey “Refugees from Ukraine in Germany”

    More than a million refugees from Ukraine have sought protection in Germany since the Russian invasion on February 24, 2022. The project “Refugees from Ukraine in Germany” is creating the first representative database on these people, on the conditions that led them to flee, and on their integration into German society. Findings drawn from these data will lay the foundation for groundbreaking...

    Current Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study
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    IAB-SOEP Migration Sample

    In cooperation with the Institute for Employment Research (IAB) in Nuremberg, the Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) has carried out the largest expansion in the number of respondents with a migration background in its 30-year history. Between May and November 2013, around 2,700 households were surveyed, each containing at least one person who had either immigrated to Germany since 1994 or whose parents...

    Current Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study
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    Impact of recent pension reforms on old-age poverty

    The report looks at the following pension reforms: The “mother's pension” (Mütterrente I and II), which extends benefits for child-rearing periods for births prior to 1992 by two and a half years per child (one additional earnings point from the mother's pension I and a further 0.5 earnings points from the mother's pension II). The basic pension (Grundrente). The aim is to...

    Current Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study
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    Integrating Research Infrastructure for European expertise on Inclusive Growth from data to policy (InGRID-2)

    Referring to the increasingly challenging EU2020-ambitions of Inclusive Growth, the objectives of the InGRID-2 project are to advance the integration and innovation of distributed social sciences research infrastructures (RI) on ‘poverty, living conditions and social policies’ as well as ‘working conditions, vulnerability and labour policies’. InGRID-2 will extend...

    Current Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study
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    Junior research group “Time policy II – how can social policy help to manage critical phases over the life course?”

    The research group is concerned with time policy as one element of social policy. Time policy allows individuals and households to cope with time conflicts during critical phases in their employment biographies. Time policy includes measures and benefits that enable employees to use their time resources according to their preferences, irrespective of their income. We identify critical phases in...

    Current Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study
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    Junior research group “Time policy – how can social policy help to manage critical phases over the life course?”

    The research group is concerned with time policy as one element of social policy. Time policy allows individuals and households to cope with time conflicts during critical phases in their employment biographies. Time policy includes measures and benefits that enable employees to use their time resources according to their preferences, irrespective of their income. We identify critical phases in...

    Current Project| Public Economics
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    KonsortSWD - Consortium for the Social, Behavioural, Educational and Economic Sciences in the National Research Data Infrastructure (NFDI)

    Researchers in the social, behavioral, educational, and economic sciences work with different types of data that are considered particularly sensitive due to legal or ethical restrictions and that were not originally collected for research purposes. KonsortSWD aims to assist researchers working together on multi- and interdisciplinary projects to implement research data management (RDM) plans....

    Current Project| Public Economics
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    Life-course Income Dynamics (LINDY)

    Concerns about inequality and questions of social justice and cohesion have re-entered the public arena and animate debate, provoked by the recent rapid increases in cross-sectional inequality. While much has been learnt from the literature on inequality, Deaton (2015) has outlined in his Nobel lecture several imperatives that are key to understanding inequalities and formulating welfare-enhancing...

    Current Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study
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    Linked Open Research Data for Social Science Pilot Study (LORDpilot)

    The re-use of research data is an integral part of research practice in the social and economic sciences. To find relevant data, researchers need adequate search facilities. However, a comprehensive, thematic search for research data that is not limited to individual survey programs is difficult. Because individual survey programs use their own terminology to describe their data and the...

    Current Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study
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