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Parental Leave Policies and Socio-Economic Gaps in Child Development: Evidence from a Substantial Benefit Reform Using Administrative Data

This paper examines the effects of substantial changes in paid parental leave on child development and socio-economic development gaps. We analyse a German reform that replaced a means-tested with an earnings-related benefit scheme. Higher-income ...

In: Labour Economics 61 (2020), im Ersch. 101754 | Mathias Hübener, Daniel Kuehnle, C. Katharina Spieß
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Early Childhood Education and Care Quality in the Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) - the K2ID-SOEP Study

Since 2000, Germany is experiencing an expansion of early childhood education and care (ECEC) institutions for children younger than three as well as increasing availability of full-day care for children aged three or older. More and more children ..

In: Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik 240 (2020), 1, S. 111-120 | C. Katharina Spieß, Pia S. Schober, Juliane F. Stahl
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An Investment in the Future: Institutional Aspects of Credential Recognition of Refugees in Germany

Adding to the rich literature on the economic integration of refugees, this article extends the scope towards the role of institutions by focusing on the transfer of human capital by means of credential recognition. The 2012 Federal Act of ...

In: Journal of Refugee Studies (2020), im Ersch. [online first: 2019-11-15] | Jannes Jacobsen
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Financial Education in Schools: A Meta-Analysis of Experimental Studies

We study the literature on school financial education programs for children and youth via a quantitative meta-analysis of 37 (quasi-) experiments. We find that financial education treatments have, on average, sizeable impacts on financial knowledge (

In: Economics of Education Review (2020), im Ersch. [online first: 2019-10-11] | Tim Kaiser, Lukas Menkhoff
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Does Subsidized Care for Toddlers Increase Maternal Labor Supply?

Expanding public or publicly subsidized childcare has been a top social policy priority in many industrialized countries. It is supposed to increase fertility, promote children’s development and enhance mothers’ labor market attachment. In this paper

In: Labour Economics 62 (2020), 1017763, 18 S. | Kai-Uwe Müller, Katharina Wrohlich
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Early Education and Care Quality: Does It Matter for Maternal Working Hours?

This study investigates whether mothers whose children enter early childhood education and care (ECEC) centers of higher quality are more likely to work longer hours. The empirical analysis links the Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) Study with the K2iD ..

In: Social Science Research (2020), im Ersch. [online first: 2019-10-18] | Juliane F. Stahl, Pia S. Schober
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

Knowledge Spillover and Individual Careers

Abstract: Through social interaction in the workplace, coworkers are likely to learn from each other (knowledge spillover) and this may extend the returns to firm-provided training from trained workers onto untrained coworkers. Based on German ...

13.12.2019| Thomas Cornelissen, University of York

InGRID-2 Expert Workshop 'Comparative Analysis of Longitudinal Data on Educational Outcomes’

Educational outcomes are crucial for social participation and labor market opportunities. To develop strategies to improve people’s social and economic prospects, governments are increasingly interested in international comparisons of ...

DIW Applied Micro Seminar

Mothers Working during Preschool Years and Child Skills. Does Income Compensate?

Abstract: Increasing mothers’ labour supply in a child’s preschool years can cause a reduction in time investments that can lead to a negative direct effect on mid-childhood and teenage outcomes. As mothers’ work hours increase, ...

15.11.2019| Emma Tominey, University of York
Berlin Lunchtime Meeting

Reform Priorities for Germany – an OECD Perspective

As the Germany economy has slowed sharply and is facing increasing trade uncertainty, advancing the reform agenda is key to revive economic growth and address inequality. A long-standing public investment backlog is holding back the take-up of new ...

24.09.2019| Marcel Fratzscher
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