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  • Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

    Restrictions to Civil Liberties in a Pandemic and Satisfaction with Democracy

    Unexpected crises, such as armed conflicts, natural disasters and pandemics require immediate government decisions on how to act to protect the population. The COVID-19 pandemic was the worst sudden onset global crisis since the Second World War, and highlighted tension between civil liberties and public health objectives. How did attitudes towards democracy respond to restrictive policy...

    21.12.2022| Lorenz Meister
  • SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

    Disease onset and life satisfaction - does it matter where you live?

    Experiencing the onset of a chronic illness is a major life event impacting living conditions and wellbeing. Using data from the SOEP, this study investigates wellbeing after the onset of a major chronic illness, describing both immediate wellbeing effects and longterm development after disease onset. Furthermore, the project seeks to explore the role of geographical access to and availability of...

    14.12.2022| Barbara Stacherl
  • Event

    8th BCCP Forum

    Leibniz ScienceCampusBerlin Centre for Consumer Policies (BCCP) Forum The Forum will bring together all BCCP fellows in law and economics who are engaged in the activities of the science campus. We will have the opportunity to learn about each other’s research during short presentations by the different partner institutions followed by open discussion. The objective of the meeting is to encourage...

    02.12.2022
  • Workshop

    Workshop on the Integration of Refugee Families in Host Countries: Research Advances, Policy Improvements, and Data Challenges

    This one-day workshop aims to bring together researchers working on various aspects of the integration of refugee families into host societies and discuss the most recent research developments in this field. It also aims to discuss empirical research, data collection, and policy challenges in view of the new waves of refugees expected to arrive to Europe in the near future. To this end, the...

    28.11.2022| Hillel Rapoport (Paris School of Economics, University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne), Herbert Brücker (IAB, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Director of BIM)
  • Infographic

    Higher retirement age has negative health effects

    18.10.2022
  • SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

    Health Policy and Access to Health Care in Germany: A Fragmented System for Asylum Seekers’ Health

    In Germany, health needs of citizens and ordinary residents are taken care of under the scope of statutory social and health insurance. The asylum-seeking population, however, receives healthcare through a parallel system, where decisions on provision of health services are not met at a central health governance level, but rather at federal state and sometimes at municipal...

    27.09.2022| Costanza Marconi, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC) Milano
  • Brown Bag Seminar Industrial Economics

    The Role of Physician-Patient Similarity in Diagnosis and Treatment Decisions: Evidence from Antibiotic Prescribing

    Physicians in primary care provide initial diagnosis and treatment for a diverse set of patients. However, whereas patients are demographically and socio-economically heterogeneous, physicians typically come from affluent and highly-educated backgrounds. As a result, there is often a mismatch between physicians and the community they serve. I investigate the role of patient-physician similarity...

    10.06.2022| Shan Huang, DIW Berlin
  • Schumpeter BSE Macro Seminar

    Lifestyle Behaviors and Wealth-Health Gaps in Germany

    03.05.2022| Minchul Yum, University of Mannheim
  • Event

    7th BCCP Forum

    Leibniz ScienceCampusBerlin Centre for Consumer Policies (BCCP) Forum The Forum will bring together all BCCP fellows in law and economics who are engaged in the activities of the science campus. We will have the opportunity to learn about each other’s research during short presentations by the different partner institutions followed by open discussion. The objective of the meeting is to encourage...

    27.04.2022
  • Diskussionspapiere 2007 / 2022

    COVID-19 Lockdown Compliance, Financial Stress, and Acceleration in Technology Adoption in Rural Uganda

    We examine the medium-term impact of COVID-19 for financial well-being and technology adoption in a low-income country. The analysis is based on regionally representative panel data consisting of 1,975 micro-entrepreneurs from rural Uganda. Using a LASSO approach, we first show that several business characteristics predict longer business shutdown due to COVID-19, including running a service business. ...

    2022| Jana Hamdan, Yuanwei Xu
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