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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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    Financing basic income

    Scenarios for financing an unconditional basic income are being developed in the project. Furthermore, the revenue and distribution effects of basic income and financing options are analyzed.

    Current Project| Public Economics
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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. It was initiated in 2013 and funded in the period from April 2013 till April 2016 by the Federal Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety...

    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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    GETTSIM – Contributions to an Open Source Tax- and Transfers Simulator

    This project serves to further develop the open source software GETTSIM. GETTSIM is a simulation model written in the programming language Python, which can depict the German tax and transfer system. The software offers a multitude of applications in research and teaching. It is developed in cooperation with the IZA (Institute of Labor Economics) as well as other German research institutes and...

    Current Project| Public Economics
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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-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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    Inclusive, Affordable and Sustainable Housing for Marginalized Communities (HouseInc)

    The objective of HouseInc is to analyse interlinked dimensions of housing inequalities in the context of marginalized communities. HouseInc will empirically examine economic, social, and ecological drivers and assess impacts of various indicators on housing inequality to derive policy recommendations that foster the adoption of effective measures addressing housing inequality across Europe....

    Current Project| Macroeconomics
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    Indikatorensystem zur technologischen Leistungsfähigkeit Deutschlands

    Current Project| Firms and Markets
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    Inequality, Taxation and Redistribution: Insights from a German/French Perspective (EQUITAX)

    While wealth and income inequality are on the rise in many countries over the past decades, European Welfare States have come under pressure in a context of persistent economic difficulties and increasing globalization. Adopting a Franco-German perspective, EQUITAX aims to contribute to this issue by shedding light on the most effective tax-and-transfer instruments to fight income and wealth...

    Current Project| Firms and Markets
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    Inheritance tax reform

    The aim of this research project is to examine the revenue and distribution effects of inheritance tax reforms proposed.The tax privileges for business assets (including the exemption requirement test) and for rented apartments are to be abolished. In order to reduce liquidity impact the tax liability is to be deferred or annuitized with interest. Furthermore, personal allowances and the tax rate...

    Current Project| Public Economics
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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

    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...

    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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    Long term care and migration

    Organizing long-term care (LTC) is one of the most pressing challenges for the coming years, both societally and politically. Across OECD countries, the proportion of individuals aged 80 and above will increase from an average of nearly five to almost ten percent of the population by 2050 (OECD, 2020). This rapid aging will have sizable implications for the demand and provision of LTC. The issue...

    Current Project| Public Economics
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    Longitudinal Aspects of the Interaction between Health and Integration of Refugees in Germany (LARGE)

    The project “Longitudinal Aspects of the Interaction between Health and Integration of Refugees in Germany” (LARGE) is developing a set of indicators of refugees’ physical and mental health based on data from the IAB-BAMF-SOEP Survey of Refugees. Researchers in the project are also studying what role these indicators play over time in refugees’ integration into German society. LARGE is a...

    Current Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study
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    Longitudinal Study of Ukrainian Refugees in Germany (SUARE)

    The war of aggression Russia has been waging on Ukraine since February 24, 2022, has triggered the largest movement of refugees in Europe since World War II. Between the start of the war and January 2023, more than one million people have fled Ukraine to Germany. The refugee migration from Ukraine differs from previous waves of refugee migration with regard to three institutional framework...

    Current Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study
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