Topic Survey Methodology and Data-Science

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Can We Compare Conceptions of Democracy in Cross‑Linguistic and Cross‑National Research? Evidence from a Random Sample of Refugees in Germany

This study addresses the heated academic and public debate on the compatibility and com-parability of refugees’ and host societies’ democratic values. Comparative values research has long capitalized on global similarities and differences in support for Western demo-cratic values. We argue that such cross-cultural comparisons of culturally diverse groups are challenged by (1) different conceptions ...

In: Social Indicators Research (2020), im Ersch. [online first: 2020-06-05] | Jannes Jacobsen, Lukas Marian Fuchs
Diskussionspapiere 1884 / 2020

Repayment under Flexible Loan Contracts: Evidence from Tanzania

We study repayment and delinquency in an innovative loan contract that offers borrowers a wide range of flexibility. Using a large administrative dataset, we perform unsupervised pattern analysis to study how borrowers repay within the framework of this loan. We identify eight clusters that can be grouped into three distinct repayment types. We show that borrowers with fluctuating incomes and limited ...

2020| Antonia Grohmann, Steffen Herbold, Friederike Lenel
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Industry Conversion Tables for German Firm-Level Data

In: Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik (2020), im Ersch. [online first: 2019-09-21] | Steffi Dierks, Alexander Schiersch, Jan Stede

Non-Standard Preferences and Beliefs in Financial Decision Making: Dissertation

Berlin: Humboldt-Univ., 2020, XVI, 247 S. | Melanie Koch
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Exploring the Robustness of Country Rankings by Educational Attainment

The measurement scale of exam scores is ordinal. This ordinal measurement implies that monotonic transformations of published scales convey the same information. Hence, countries should not be ranked according to averaged scores because there may be transformations that would change the mean-based rankings. We suggest alternatives to the mean-based ranking procedure that yield informative and robust ...

In: Journal of Economics 129 (2020), 3, S. 271-296 | Carsten Schröder, Shlomo Yitzhaki
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Lessons from Modeling 100% Renewable Scenarios Using GENeSYS-MOD

The main aim of models has never been to provide numbers, but insights. Still, challenges prevail for modelers to use the best configuration of their models to provide helpful insights. In the case of energy system modelling, this becomes even more complicated due to increasing complexity of the energy system transition through the potential and need for sector coupling. This paper therefore showcases ...

In: Economics of Energy and Environmental Policy 9 (2020), 1, S. 103-120 | Pao-Yu Oei, Thorsten Burandt, Karlo Hainsch, Konstantin Löffler, Claudia Kemfert
DIW Weekly Report 3 / 2020

Financial Stability: New, Detailed Datasets Allow for Innovation of Stress Tests

The 2008-2010 crisis has shown that authorities were missing crucial information necessary to identify risks to the financial system in an accurate and timely manner. To be prepared for future crises, a range of legislation in Europe and beyond was passed. The scope and depth of information being reported from across the financial system, including previously disregarded segments, have thus significantly ...

2020| Justus Inhoffen, Iman van Lelyveld
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Financial Education in Schools: A Meta-Analysis of Experimental Studies

We study the literature on school financial education programs for children and youth via a quantitative meta-analysis of 37 (quasi-) experiments. We find that financial education treatments have, on average, sizeable impacts on financial knowledge (+0.33 SD), similar to educational interventions in other domains. Additionally, we document smaller effects on financial behaviors among students (+0.07 ...

In: Economics of Education Review (2020), im Ersch. [online first: 2019-10-11] | Tim Kaiser, Lukas Menkhoff
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An Investment in the Future: Institutional Aspects of Credential Recognition of Refugees in Germany

Adding to the rich literature on the economic integration of refugees, this article extends the scope towards the role of institutions by focusing on the transfer of human capital by means of credential recognition. The 2012 Federal Act of Recognition in Germany is a new institution that provides the possibility to study the transfer of human capital in depth. I argue that analysing the decision for ...

In: Journal of Refugee Studies (2020), im Ersch. [online first: 2019-11-15] | Jannes Jacobsen
Diskussionspapiere 1840 / 2020

The Role of Aggregators in Facilitating Industrial Demand Response: Evidence from Germany

Industrial demand response can play an important part in balancing the intermittent production from a growing share of renewable energies in electricity markets. This paper analyses the role of aggregators – intermediaries between participants and the electricity market – in facilitating industrial demand response. Based on the results from semi-structured interviews with German demand response aggregators, ...

2020| Jan Stede, Karin Arnold, Christa Dufter, Georg Holtz, Serafin von Roon, Jörn C. Richstein
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