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Diskussionspapiere 686 / 2007

The Impact of Child and Maternal Health Indicators on Female Labor Force Participation after Childbirth: Evidence for Germany

This paper analyzes the influence of children's health and mothers' physical and mental well-being on female labor force participation after childbirth in Germany. Our analysis uses data from the German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) study, which enables us to measure chil-dren's health based on the occurrence of severe health problems including mental and physi-cal disabilities, hospitalizations, and ...

2007| Annalena Dunkelberg, C. Katharina Spieß
SOEPpapers 7 / 2007

The Impact of Child and Maternal Health Indicators on Female Labor Force Participation after Childbirth: Evidence from Germany

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

2007| Annalena Dunkelberg, C. Katharina Spieß
SOEPpapers 8 / 2007

Health Insurance Status and Physician-Induced Demand for Medical Services in Germany: New Evidence from Combined District and Individual Level Data

Germany is one of the few OECD countries with a two-tier system of statutory and primary private health insurance. Both types of insurance provide fee-for-service insurance, but chargeable fees for identical services are more than twice as large for privately insured patients than for statutorily insured patients. This price variation creates incentives to induce demand primarily among the privately ...

2007| Hendrik Jürges
Diskussionspapiere 689 / 2007

Health Insurance Status and Physician-Induced Demand for Medical Services in Germany: New Evidence from Combined District and Individual Level Data

Germany is one of the few OECD countries with a two-tier system of statutory and primary private health insurance. Both types of insurance provide fee-for-service insurance, but chargeable fees for identical services are more than twice as large for privately insured patients than for statutorily insured patients. This price variation creates incentives to induce demand primarily among the privately ...

2007| Hendrik Jürges
Data Documentation 23 / 2007

Greifkraftmessung im Sozio-oekonomischen Panel (SOEP)

Mit der Lieferung der SOEP-Erhebungsdaten 2006 stehen erstmals im SOEP Daten eines verlässlichen Gesundheitsmaßes zur Verfügung, das nicht auf selbstberichteten Angaben beruht. Die in dem Bericht dokumentierten Daten werden in einem speziell aufbereiteten Datenfile im Rahmen eines gültigen SOEP-Datenweitergabevertrages der scientific-community zur Verfügung gestellt. Die Verwendung des Greifkrafttests ...

2007| Jürgen Schupp
SOEPpapers 39 / 2007

Self-Productivity in Early Childhood

Self-productivity is a crucial feature in the process of skill formation. It means that skills and health acquired at one stage in the life cycle enhance skills and health formation at later stages. This paper presents an empirical investigation of self-productivity in early childhood in Germany. The data are drawn from the mother-child questionnaire of the German Socio-Economic Panel for the birth ...

2007| Katja Coneus, Friedhelm Pfeiffer
SOEPpapers 60 / 2007

Return Migration and the "Healthy Immigrant Effect"

According to the "healthy immigrant effect" (HIE), immigrants upon arrival are healthier than locally born residents. However, this health advantage is supposed to diminish or even disappear over a relatively short period and the immigrants' health status is converging to that of the natives. The causes for this gradient of immigrants' health are subject to an ongoing discussion and the underlying ...

2007| Monika Sander
SOEPpapers 62 / 2007

The Determinants of Smoking Initiation: Empirical Evidence for Germany

This paper aims at analyzing the determinants of the decision to start smoking using data from the German Socio-Economic Panel (GSOEP). The data used is a combination of retrospective information on the age individuals started smoking and, by tracing back these individuals within the panel structure up to the point they started smoking, information on characteristics at the age of smoking initiation. ...

2007| Silja Göhlmann
Diskussionspapiere 588 / 2006

True Health vs. Response Styles: Exploring Cross-country Differences in Self-reported Health

The aim of this paper is to decompose cross-national differences in self-reported general health into parts explained by differences in "true" health, measured by diagnosed conditions and measurements, and parts explained by cross-cultural differences in response styles. The data used were drawn from the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe 2004 (SHARE), using information from 22,000 ...

2006| Hendrik Jürges
Monographien

Die Messung der Greifkraft als objektives Gesundheitsmaß in sozialwissenschaftlichen Bevölkerungsumfragen: erhebungsmethodische und inhaltliche Befunde auf der Basis von SHARE und SOEP

Berlin: Technische Universität, 2006, 25 S.
(Diskussionspapier / Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Dokumentation, Technische Universität Berlin ; 6)
| Karsten Hank, Hendrik Jürges, Jürgen Schupp, Gert G. Wagner
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