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  • Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

    The obstinacy of gender stereotypes. Evidence from the Found-in-Translation Task

    The pursuit of science (especially exact sciences) is commonly associated with the male gender. This might have a lot of negative consequences, including discrimination and underrepresentation of female researchers at academia. We conduct two experiments with a series of conditions that make it gradually easier to avoid misattribution of gender of a female scholar. In a novel Found-in-Translation...

    04.06.2024| Patrycja Janowska-Widomska, University of Warsaw
  • Workshop

    4th annual Workshop for Women in Macroeconomics, Finance and Economic History

    The 4th annual Workshop for Women in Macroeconomics, Finance and Economic History is being organized by the DIW Berlin. The aim is to bring together female academic researchers and practitioners to promote and exchange ideas in the field of Macroeconomics, Finance, and Economic History. We invite contributions, including, but not limited to macroeconomic and financial stability, interactions...

    02.05.2024| Laura Alfaro, Christina Gathmann, Aude Pommeret
  • Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

    Meet My Family: the Effect of Female CEOs’ Newspaper Coverage on Financial Decision Making

    Newspaper coverage of firms’ CEOs is highly gendered. This presents a bias in itself but it might also have consequences for investments into the firm. In a survey experiment (N=tbd), we identify the causal impact of differential newspaper coverage for female and male CEOs on four outcomes: expected firm performance, investment into the firm, expected CEO ‘survival’, and expected performance in...

    30.04.2024| Lavinia Kinne, Virginia Sondergeld
  • Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

    Beyond Hot Flashes: The Health and Career Cost of Menopause

    Menopause marks a crucial juncture in women's lives and careers, coinciding with the peak of their income and working hours trajectory. On average, a third of women encounter severe health problems during this phase, exposing them to the risk of adverse labor market and health outcomes. Leveraging Norwegian registry data, coupled with panel data on doctor visits related to menopausal issues and...

    17.04.2024| Mara Barschkett
  • Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

    The Persistence of Employment Gaps in Couples: To what extent do relative female-to-male wage opportunities matter?

    Gender gaps in employment have narrowed but remain substantial, especially within couples. When I proxy potential earnings through demand-driven wage changes in job tasks within industries and using German administrative data, I show that a rising relative female-to-male potential wage increases work hours of female partners, but at a diminishing rate. Men, on the other hand, reduce their work...

    31.01.2024| Luisa Hammer
  • Refereed essays Web of Science

    Does Gender of Firm Ownership Matter? Female Entrepreneurs and the Gender Pay Gap

    We examine how the gender of business owners is related to the wages paid to female relative to male employees working in their firms. Using Finnish register data and employing firm fixed effects, we find that the gender pay gap is—starting from a gender pay gap of 11 to 12%—two to three percentage points lower for hourly wages in female-owned firms than in male-owned firms. Results are robust to how ...

    In: Journal of Population Economics 37 (2024), Art. 52, 31 S. | Alexander S. Kritikos, Mika Maliranta, Veera Nippala, Satu Nurmi
  • Data Documentation 107 / 2024

    DIW Women Executives Barometer: Method Report and Codebook for the Waves 2015-2024

    2024| Virginia Sondergeld, Katharina Wrohlich
  • DIW Weekly Report 7 / 2024

    Expanding Long-term Care Insurance Could Reduce the Gender Care Gap in Germany

    In many European countries, men and women differ significantly in the amount of informal care work they provide for relatives, with women acting as caregivers far more frequently than men. This difference, known as the gender care gap, varies considerably between European countries, with Germany somewhere in the middle of the distribution. This Weekly Report analyzes the institutional, societal, and ...

    2024| Johannes Geyer, Peter Haan, Mia Teschner
  • DIW Weekly Report 3 / 2024

    Share of Women on the Executive Boards of Large Companies Has Increased, but Generally Is at Most One Woman

    The number of women serving on the executive boards of large companies in Germany once again increased in 2023: Around 18 percent (153 of 875) of executive board members at the 200 largest companies were women as of late fall 2023, two percentage points higher than in 2022. Thus, growth has slightly picked up again. In some of the groups of companies analyzed, the figure was even higher. Around 23 ...

    2024| Virginia Sondergeld, Katharina Wrohlich, Anja Kirsch
  • Refereed essays Web of Science

    Sexual Jokes and Conversations at the Workplace and Their Relation to Employee Well-Being: Results from a Longitudinal Study

    Ambient social sexual behaviour at work refers to sexual jokes and conversations at the workplace. Prior cross-sectional studies indicate that this behaviour is relatively widespread and tends to be associated with negative well-being. We revisit this research by investigating the outcomes of sexual jokes and conversations at work after 1 year in a comparatively large employee sample. The perceived ...

    In: Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology (2024), im Ersch. [online first: 2024-01-22] | Sabine Hommelhoff, David Richter, Susanne Scheibe
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