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DIW Weekly Report 15 / 2019

In Germany, Younger, Better Educated Persons, and Lower Income Groups Are More Likely to Be in Favor of Unconditional Basic Income

Representative survey results have shown a stable approval rate for implementing unconditional basic income of between 45 and 52 percent in Germany since 2016/17. In European comparison, this approval rate is low. Younger, better educated persons, and those at risk of poverty support the concept of unconditional basic income in Germany. But these demographics are not the only factors that

2019| Jule Adriaans, Stefan Liebig, Jürgen Schupp
DIW Weekly Report 11/12 / 2019

German Economy Growing despite Uncertainties and Risks; Global Economy Continuing to Cool Down: Editorial

2019| Claus Michelsen, Guido Baldi, Martin Bruns, Marius Clemens, Geraldine Dany-Knedlik, Hella Engerer, Marcel Fratzscher, Stefan Gebauer, Max Hanisch, Simon Junker, Konstantin A. Kholodilin, Malte Rieth, Thore Schlaak
DIW Weekly Report 50/51/52 / 2018

Germany’s Economic Boom Is Cooling Off: Editorial

2018| Claus Michelsen, Guido Baldi, Christian Breuer, Martin Bruns, Geraldine Dany-Knedlik, Hella Engerer, Marcel Fratzscher, Stefan Gebauer, Max Hanisch, Simon Junker, Malte Rieth, Thore Schlaak
DIW Weekly Report 41 / 2018

EU Commission Proposal for 2021–2027 Budget: Lost Opportunities

In May, the EU Commission presented its proposal for the EU budget for 2021 to 2027—a period of change for the EU. Not only will Great Britain’s exit from the Union leave a significant hole in the budget, but at the same time the budget must cover a vast range of additional requirements. Current international policy developments are already demanding the EU acting as a community, and the European

2018| Kristina van Deuverden
DIW Weekly Report 40 / 2018

Weather Index Insurance Can Help Households Recover from Extreme Weather Events

Weather index insurance is considered a promising international climate policy instrument that can help households adapt better to climate change. This is especially true in developing countries where households often suffer severely from the consequences of extreme weather events. This report is one of the first to evaluate the impact of a globally recognized index insurance, Mongolia’s Index

2018| Kati Kraehnert, Veronika Bertram-Huemmer
DIW Weekly Report 40 / 2018

Extreme Weather Events Drastically Reduce School Completion by Mongolian Children

As climate change progresses, extreme weather events are occurring more often, with developing countries suffering the brunt. Using Mongolia as an example, this study examines how extremely cold and snowy winters—which lead to high livestock mortality and thus threaten the livelihood of many households—impact children’s school completion. The results, based on a representative household survey

2018| Kati Kraehnert, Valeria Groppo
DIW Weekly Report 40 / 2018

Extremely Harsh Winters Threaten the Livelihood of Mongolia’s Herders

Households in developing countries are exposed to increasingly extreme weather events that could endanger their prosperity. This study examines the impact of the unusually cold, snowy winter of 2009/2010 on the livestock of Mongolian households. Livestock represents on average more than 90 percent of the value of all assets owned. It is essential for current consumption and—due to the insufficient

2018| Katharina Lehmann-Uschner, Kati Kraehnert
DIW Weekly Report 37 / 2018

Inequality of Earnings in Germany Generally Accepted but Low Incomes Considered Unfair

Earnings differences are a recurring topic of public discussion in Germany. Data from the long-term Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) study as well as a separate survey of German employees (LINOS) show that earnings inequalities are generally perceived as fair while a substantial share of the respondents find the current earnings distribution in Germany unfair. This applies above all to the middle and

2018| Jule Adriaans, Stefan Liebig
DIW Weekly Report 36 / 2018

German Economy Continues to Grow Moderately but Risks Remain: Editorial

2018| Claus Michelsen, Guido Baldi, Christian Breuer, Martin Bruns, Marius Clemens, Geraldine Dany-Knedlik, Hella Engerer, Marcel Fratzscher, Stefan Gebauer, Max Hanisch, Simon Junker, Malte Rieth, Thore Schlaak
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