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  • Other refereed essays

    Establishing a Probability Sample in a Crisis Context: The Example of Ukrainian Refugees in Germany in 2022

    Following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in early 2022, more than one million refugees have arrived in Germany. These Ukrainian refugees differ in many aspects from Germany’s past forced migration experiences and there exists an urgent need for sound data and information for politics, practitioners, and academics. In response, the IAB-BiB/FReDA-BAMF-SOEP study was established to provide high-quality ...

    In: AStA Wirtschafts- und Sozialstatistisches Archiv (2024), im Ersch. [online first: 2024-03-04] | Hans Walter Steinhauer, Jean Philippe Décieux, Manuel Siegert, Andreas Ette, Sabine Zinn
  • SOEPpapers 1206 / 2024

    Schooling and Self-Control

    While there is an established positive relationship between self-control and education, the direction of causality remains a matter of debate. We make a contribution to resolving this issue by exploiting a series of Australian and German educational reforms that increased minimum education requirements as a source of exogenous variation in education levels. Instrumental variables estimates suggest ...

    2024| Deborah A. Cobb-Clark, Sarah C. Dahmann, Daniel A. Kamhöfer, Hannah Schildberg-Hörisch
  • Research Project

    Distributional Effects of Macroeconomic Policies in Europe

    Political measures at the level of the European Union are intended, among other things, to ensure the stability of the economic and monetary union. This includes, for example, the establishment of the European Recovery Fund, which can be a first step towards a fiscal union in the Eurozone. The project examines how these, and other economic policy measures affect inequality between households. The...

    Current Project
  • SOEPpapers 1205 / 2024

    The Cost of Fair Pay: How Child Care Work Wages Affect Formal Child Care Hours, Informal Child Care Hours, and Employment Hours

    The debate on the effects of child care policies on household and individual behavior is substantial but lacks a discussion of the unintended consequences of rising wages in the child care work sector. To address this gap in the debate, the relation between rising pay and formal child care hours, informal child care hours, and employment hours is analyzed empirically with a case study on child care ...

    2024| Verena Löffler
  • Workshop

    Supplementary indicators towards climate targets

    In the lead up to COP28, particularly with the global stock take underway, it becomes important to consider additional indicators and targets toward the achievement of an inclusive transition to climate neutrality. We would like to discuss, if this could deliver a set of benefits: First, many climate targets only monitor broad sectoral level emission reductions. They focus on the political...

    07.07.2023| Jesse Scott, Bipashyee Ghosh (University of Sussex, University College London), Xiliang Zhang (Tsinghua University), Martijn Verdonk (RVO), Djoko Suroso (Institut Teknologi Bandung), Yong Gun (Korea Environment Insitute), Stefania Relva (E+ Energy Transition Institute), Sebastian Oberthür (Vrije Universiteit Brussel), Ümit Sahin (Istanbul Policy Center), Tim Lancaster (cloud at Digital Space), Gireesh Shrimali (University of Oxford), Manish Kumar Shrivastava (The Energy and Resources Institute), Sophie Behr, Xi Sun, Merve Küçük, Karsten Neuhoff
  • Workshop

    Policy options to enhance circularity

    The European Union’s Circular Economy Action Plan (2020) introduced initiatives to establish a coherent product policy framework focusing on the entire life cycle of products. This Action Plan targets regulations on product design to promote circular economy processes and reduce of waste creation. Together with the subsequent Sustainable Product Regulation and further revisions of regulations on...

    19.01.2024| Tim Breker, Vytal, Dagmar Glatz, DM, Manuel Bickel, Wuppertal Institute, Carl Dalhammer, Lund University, Carolina Gregorio, DOW, Agnieszka Czaplicka, Reform Institut, Sophie Behr, Xi Sun
  • Personnel news

    Alexander Roth has successfully defended his dissertation

    Alexander Roth, who works at the Energy, Transportation, Environment department, has successfully defended his dissertation at Technische Universität Berlin. The dissertation with the title "Five essays in energy economics - Numerical and empirical perspectives on the decarbonization of the energy sector" was supervised by Prof. Dr. Christian von Hirschhausen. We congratulate Alexander on his success ...

    22.02.2024
  • SOEPpapers 1204 / 2024

    Life Events and Life Satisfaction: Estimating Effects of Multiple Life Events in Combined Models

    How do life events affect life satisfaction? Previous studies focused on a single event or separate analyses of several events. However, life events are often grouped non-randomly over the lifespan, occur in close succession, and are causally linked, raising the question of how to best analyze them jointly. Here, we used representative German data (SOEP; N = 40,121 individuals; n = 41,402 event occurrences) ...

    2024| Michael D. Krämer, Julia M. Rohrer, Richard E. Lucas, David Richter
  • Press Release

    Sanctions against Russia in 2014 had an effect, but their potential was far from being fully exploited

    Sanctions against Russia following the annexation of Crimea reduced consumption in Russia by 1.4 percent - Simulations show that the potential for sanctions could have been higher - Involvement of emerging economies would have increased sanction pressure - Sanctions caused greater losses for small economies in the proximity of Russia than for large economies - Burden-sharing funds could reduce asymmetries With ...

    21.02.2024
  • Refereed essays Web of Science

    Housing and Health: A Multidimensional, Qualitative Analysis of the Experiences of Asylum Seekers and Refugees Living in German Reception Centres

    Objectives Housing is an important social determinant of health, but the perspectives of asylum seekers and refugees (ASR) in large, centralised reception centres remain under-researched. We therefore sought to examine which housing aspects in reception centres are deemed relevant for health by ASR in Germany.MethodsBased on 47 interviews with 42 ASR in Germany originating from three different studies, ...

    In: SSM - Qualitative Research in Health 5 (2024), 100407, 10 S. | Eilin Rast, Maren Hintermeier, Kayvan Bozorgmehr, Louise Biddle
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