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DIW Wochenbericht 16 / 2017

Politik und Wissenschaft – den Blick über den Kanal wagen: Kommentar

2017| Felix Weinhardt
DIW Wochenbericht 40 / 2016

Wir spielen nur die zweite Geige – und keiner regt sich auf: Kommentar

2016| Felix Weinhardt
DIW Weekly Report 16/17/18 / 2019

A Stable and Social Europe: Fiscal Rules, a Stabilization Fund, Insolvency Rules, Gender Quota, Gender Pension Gaps, and Education: Reports

2019| Franziska Bremus, Marius Clemens, Marcel Fratzscher, Anna Hammerschmid, Tatsiana Kliatskova, Alexander Kriwoluzky, Claus Michelsen, Carla Rowold, Felix Weinhardt, Katharina Wrohlich
Diskussionspapiere 1761 / 2018

Class Rank and Long-Run Outcomes

This paper considers a fundamental question about the school environment – what are the long run effects of a student’s ordinal rank in elementary school? Using administrative data from all public school students in Texas, we show that students with a higher third grade academic rank, conditional on ability and classroom effects, have higher subsequent test scores, are more likely to take AP classes, ...

2018| Jeffrey T. Denning, Richard Murphy, Felix Weinhardt
Diskussionspapiere 1753 / 2018

Who Teaches the Teacher? A RCT of Peer-to-Peer Observation and Feedback in 181 Schools

It is well established that teachers are the most important in-school factorin determining student outcomes. However, to date there is scant robustquantitative research demonstrating that teacher training programs can havelasting impacts on student test scores. To address this gap, weconduct andevaluate a teacher peer-to-peer observation and feedback program underRandomized Control Trial (RCT) conditions. ...

2018| Richard Murphy, Felix Weinhardt, Gill Wyness
Sonstige Publikationen des DIW / Aufsätze 2018

Study Shows High Enrollment in Daycare and School among Refugee Children, but the Possible Need for More Daycare for Children under Three and More Language Support for School-Aged Children

For refugee children, daycare or elementary school can play an important role in integration into German society. In the context of the arrival of more than 890,000 refugees in Germany in 2015 alone, this study focuses on daycare and school attendance among refugee children up to the age of 12. It is based on data from the IAB-BAMF-SOEP Survey of Refugees, a representative study of more than 4,500 ...

2018| Ludovica Gambaro, Elisabeth Liebau, Frauke Peter, Felix Weinhardt
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Neighbourhood Turnover and Teenage Attainment

Theories about neighbours’ influence on children's education that are based on social capital, cohesion, and disorganisation stress the importance of neighbourhood stability. This is because stability is regarded as necessary for building strong ties and friendships, which in turn affect educational outcomes. However, amongst the vast number of studies on the effect of neighbours on a child's education, ...

In: Journal of the European Economic Association 15 (2017), 4, S. 746-783 | Stepen Gibbons, Olmo Silva, Felix Weinhardt
Externe referierte Aufsätze

Deutschland: ein Land der Mieter? Die Rolle von Erwartungen über zukünftige Immobilienpreisentwicklungen

Mehr als die Hälfte aller Haushalte in Deutschland wohnen zur Miete – ein im internationalen Vergleich sehr hoher Wert. Bisherige Studien haben vor allen Dingen den regulatorischen Rahmen des Immobilienmarkts hervorgehoben, der Mietwohnungen in Deutschland systematisch begünstigt. Allerdings gibt es keine Studien, die diese Erklärungen empirisch eindeutig untermauern können: einige Arbeiten betonen ...

In: Zeitschrift für Immobilienökonomie 5 (2019), 1/2, S. 95-109 | Niklas Gohl, Peter Haan, Claus Michelsen, Felix Weinhardt
Monographien

Information Provision and Postgraduate Studies

This is the first paper to experimentally examine effects of information provision on beliefs about pecuniary and non-pecuniary returns of postgraduate education, enrollment intentions and realized enrollment. We find that our treatment causally affects beliefs measured six month after treatment. The effects on beliefs differ by gender and academic background, and we find that stated enrollment intentions ...

Bonn: IZA, 2019, 37 S.
(Discussion Paper Series / Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ; 12735)
| Jan Berkes, Frauke Peter, C. Katharina Spiess, Felix Weinhardt
Monographien

Immigration and the Evolution of Local Cultural Norms

We study the local evolution of cultural norms in West Germany in reaction to the sudden presence of East Germans who migrated to the West after reunification. These migrants grew up with very high rates of maternal employment, whereas West German families followed the traditional breadwinner-housewife model. We find that West German women increase their labor supply and that this holds within household. ...

Bonn: IZA, 2019, 67 S.
(Discussion Paper Series / Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ; 12509)
| Sophia Schmitz, Felix Weinhardt
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