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Workshop

“GaPRisk – Groups put at Particular Risk by Covid-19”

This online workshop on the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on societal inequalities is organized as kick-off for the research project “GaPRisk – Groups put at Particular Risk by Covid-19”. The project is funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft and is a cooperation between the DIW Berlin, the Robert Koch Institute, and Bielefeld University. The PIs of the project are...

06.10.2021| Claudia Hövener (RKI), Oliver Razum (Bielefeld University), Sabine Zinn, Carsten Schröder
Research Project

Second Nationwide Antibody Study “Living in Germany – Corona Monitoring” (RKI-SOEP-2)

How many people have been infected with SARS-CoV-2 or are protected from severe COVID-19 disease by vaccination? How widespread are SARS-CoV-2 antibodies? What percentage of the population is willing to get vaccinated? How is the pandemic affecting specific population groups such as refugees? As part of RKI-SOEP-2, participants in the Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) study were asked to take a dry...

Current Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study
Brown Bag Seminar Industrial Economics

Venture Capital in Diabetes: A Yes to Big Hits, a No to Competition

Venture capital (VC) is often seen as an instrumental tool that allows many start-ups to pursue innovation with the potential to shake-up current markets and/or to replace incumbents. Using a highly granular, project-level dataset from preclinical diabetes R&D, this paper shows that VCs actively steer the direction of R&D and streamline activities of research focused firms (pipeline firms)...

02.07.2021| Jan Málek, DIW Berlin and KU Leuven
Research Project

Unequal ageing: life-expectancy, care needs and reforms to the welfare state

The main objective of this project is to analyse how inequalities in old age have developed over time and birth cohorts, to what extent public policies have influenced these trends, and to assess the potential of sociopolitical reforms to reduce such inequalities. This project analyses and compares data and sociopolitical reforms (retirement and longterm care) from North America (Canada), Western...

Current Project| Public Economics
Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

Is there Evidence for Ethnic Discrimination in the German Market for Health Care?

12.04.2021| Martin Halla (Johannes Kepler University Linz)
Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

School Health Programs: Education, Health, and Welfare Dependency of Young Adults

22.03.2021| Rita Ginja, University of Bergen
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

Health Effects of Prenatal and Infancy Home Visiting Programs by Nurses: Evidence from a Randomized Control Trial

Home visiting programmes are increasingly being implemented across the globe to help vulnerable families with young children, however longer-term experimental evidence on their health impacts on both parents and children is scarce. In this paper we study the medium-term health impacts of a randomized control trial to evaluate the Nurse Family Partnership (NFP), one of the oldest home visitation...

19.02.2021| Gabriella Conti, University College London
Brown Bag Seminar Industrial Economics

The Value of Data for Prediction Policy Problems: Evidence from Antibiotic Prescribing

This is an online seminar using Cisco Webex. You will receive the login data with the invitation to the talk. Abstract:   Large-scale personal data collection for the purpose of personalized predictions has been driven by high expectations of efficiency gains in many business and policy settings. Yet, quantifying the trade-off between the costs of linking disconnected silos of personal...

12.02.2021| Shan Huang, DIW Berlin
Publication

Study protocol of the ‘CORONA-MONITORING bundesweit’ study (RKI-SOEP study) published

The study protocol of the CORONA-MONITORING nationwide study (RKI-SOEP study) has been published in the Journal of Health Monitoring and is freely available.In the study, which was conducted in a collaboration between the Robert Koch Institute and the Socio-Economic Panel at DIW Berlin, SOEP respondents were sent self-tests in the form of PCR and DBS tests to be sent to the RKI for analysis. In addition, ...

11.02.2021| Markus M. Grabka
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