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  • SOEPpapers 161 / 2009

    Female Labor Supply and Parental Leave Benefits: The Causal Effect of Paying Higher Transfers for a Shorter Period of Time

    We study the labor supply effects of a change in child-subsidy policy designed to both increase fertility and shorten birth-related employment interruptions. The reform yields most of the intended effects.

    2009| Annette Bergemann, Regina T. Riphahn
  • SOEPpapers 160 / 2009

    Lohneinbußen durch geburtsbedingte Erwerbsunterbrechungen: fertilitätstheoretische Einordnung, Quantifizierung auf Basis von SOEP-Daten und familienpolitische Implikationen

    Die hier referierte Untersuchung hat zum Ziel, die Auswirkungen von Erwerbsunterbrechungen von Frauen im Zusammenhang mit der Geburt ihres ersten Kindes auf die Lohnentwicklung der Frau in ihrem weiteren Erwerbsverlauf zu berechnen. Auf Basis dieser Ergebnisse sollen sowohl ein Erklärungsbeitrag zum Fertilitätsverhalten deutscher Frauen geleistet als auch Ansatzpunkte für familienpolitische Instrumente ...

    2009| Christina Boll
  • SOEPpapers 158 / 2009

    The Demographic Dilemma: Fertility, Female Labor Force Participation and Future Growth in Germany 2007-2060

    The aim of this paper is to show possible consequences of changes in labor force participation of women and the connection between fertility and labor force participation on the future demographic and economic development in Germany. For this purpose a projection model based on micro-data covering the population development as well as the development of the labor force is computed for different scenarios, ...

    2009| Christian Dudel
  • SOEPpapers 197 / 2009

    Intra-household Time Allocation: Gender Differences in Caring for Children

    Der vorliegende Beitrag untersucht auf Basis von Daten des Sozio-oekonomischen Panels für Deutschland (SOEP), inwieweit selbständige Ausländer in Deutschland überdurchschnittlich hohe Einkommen erzielen. Die Untersuchung zeigt, dass ausländische Selbständige insgesamt höhere Einkommen erzielen als angestellt tätige Ausländer und dass der Unterschied größer ist als bei Selbständigen deutscher Nationalität. ...

    2009| Inmaculada García, José Alberto Molina, Víctor M. Montuenga
  • SOEPpapers 201 / 2009

    Glass Ceiling Effect and Earnings: The Gender Pay Gap in Managerial Positions in Germany

    Although there are a variety of studies on the gender pay gap, only a few relate to managerial positions. The present study attempts to fill this gap. Managers in private companies in Germany are a highly selective group of women and men, who differ only marginally in their human capital endowments. The Oaxaca/Blinder decomposition shows that the gender pay gap in the gross monthly salary can hardly ...

    2009| Elke Holst, Anne Busch
  • SOEPpapers 187 / 2009

    Should I Stay or Should I Go? Gender Differences in Professional Employment

    Occupational sex segregation is a persistent source of social inequalities. The increasing participation of women in tertiary education and rising female employment rates, however, have given hope that gender inequalities will decline as a result of growing female opportunities for high skill employment in the service sector, e.g. the professions. This paper asks whether such optimistic accounts are ...

    2009| Kathrin Leuze, Allessandra Rusconi
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    The Impact of Child and Maternal Health Indicators on Female Labor Force Participation after Childbirth: Evidence for Germany

    This paper analyzes the influence of child health and maternal physical and mental health on female labor force participation after childbirth in Germany. Our analysis is based on data from the German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) study, which enables us to measure child health based on the occurrence of severe health problems including mental and physical disabilities, hospitalizations, and preterm ...

    In: Journal of Comparative Family Studies 40 (2009), 1, S. 119-138 | C. Katharina Spieß, Annalena Dunkelberg
  • SOEPpapers 213 / 2009

    Duration of Maternity Leave in Germany: A Case Study of Nonparametric Hazard Models and Penalized Splines

    The paper investigates maternity leave behavior in West Germany for females being employed between 1995 and 2006 using data from the German Socio Economic Panel. The observational study focuses on the investigation of individual and family-related covariate effects on the duration of maternity leave following first or second childbirth, respectively. Dynamic duration time models are used in which covariate ...

    2009| Torben Kuhlenkasper, Göran Kauermann
  • SOEPpapers 216 / 2009

    The Justice of Earnings in Dual-Earner Households

    The rise in female labor market participation and the growth of "atypical" employment arrangements has, over the last few decades, brought about a steadily decreasingpercentage of households in which the man is the sole breadwinner, and a rising percentage of dual-earner households. Against this backdrop, the present paper investigates the impact of household contexts in which the traditional male ...

    2009| Stefan Liebig, Carsten Sauer, Jürgen Schupp
  • SOEPpapers 223 / 2009

    Effect of Labor Division between Wife and Husband on the Risk of Divorce: Evidence from German Data

    Using German panel data from 1984 to 2007, we analyze the impact of labor division between husband and wife on the risk of divorce. Gary Becker's theory of marriage predicts that specialization in domestic and market work, respectively, reduces the risk of separation. Traditionally, the breadwinner role is assigned to the husband, however, female labor force participation and their wages have risen ...

    2009| Kornelius Kraft, Stefanie Neimann
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