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  • Externe Monographien

    Essays in Pension and Long-Term Care Policy

    This dissertation studies the relationship of informal elder care and the pension system. The thesis consists of four chapters that apply several micro-econometric methods to survey data sets. The first three chapters use quasi-experimental settings to access important margins in the relationship between informal care giving and retirement and labor market behavior. The fourth chapter builds and estimates ...

    Berlin: Freie Universität Berlin, 2022, 235 S. | Björn Fischer
  • Externe referierte Aufsätze

    Early Retirement of Employees in Demanding Jobs: Evidence from a German Pension Reform

    Early retirement options are usually targeted at employees at risk of not reaching their regular retirement age inemployment. An important at-risk group comprises older employees who have worked in demanding jobs formany years. This group may be particularly negatively affected by the abolition of early retirement options. Tomeasure differences in labor market reactions of employees in low- and high-demand ...

    In: The Journal of the Economics of Ageing 22 (2022), 100387, 23 S. | Thomas Zwick, Mona Bruns, Johannes Geyer, Svenja Lorenz
  • Externe referierte Aufsätze

    The Effect of Unemployment on Care Provision

    In this paper we estimate the effect of unemployment on informal care provision. For the identification we use plant closures as a source of exogenous variation and combine difference-in-differences with matching based on entropy balancing. The analysis is based on data from the German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP). We find that there is a time conflict between employment and informal care provision. ...

    In: The Journal of the Economics of Ageing 23 (2022), 100395, 14 S. | Björn Fischer, Peter Haan, Santiago Salazar Sanchez
  • DIW Weekly Report 3/4 / 2022

    Executive Boards Remain Dominated By Men, but Change Is Finally Coming: Editorial

    2022| Anja Kirsch, Virginia Sondergeld, Katharina Wrohlich
  • DIW Weekly Report 3/4 / 2022

    Markedly More Women on Executive Boards Of Large Companies; Inclusion Requirement Seemingly Already Having an Effect

    There was a significant increase in the number of women on executive boards of large companies in Germany from 2020 to 2021 after years of slow progress: In fall 2021, there were 139 women on the executive boards of the 200 largest companies, 38 more than in 2020. This is an increase of a good three percentage points to almost 15 percent, the largest seen since the beginning of the DIW Berlin Women ...

    2022| Anja Kirsch, Virginia Sondergeld, Katharina Wrohlich
  • DIW Weekly Report 3/4 / 2022

    While Gender Quotas for Top Positions In the Private Sector Differ across EUCountries, They Are Effective Overall

    This second report in the DIW Berlin Women Executives Barometer 2022 explores the designs and effects of gender quotas across Europe, coming to the conclusion that they are an effective instrument for increasing the share of women in top positions at large companies. Furthermore, the quotas differ greatly between the countries, for example in regard to the number of companies subject to the quota, ...

    2022| Anja Kirsch, Virginia Sondergeld, Katharina Wrohlich
  • Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

    Women's managerial representation and the gender pay gap

    This paper analyzes the impact of women's managerial representation on the gender pay gap among subordinates on the establishment level using German Linked-Employer-Employee-Data. For identification of a causal effect we employ two estimation strategies: 1) a panel model with establishment fixed effects and 2) an event study estimation around a discrete shift in managerial representation. We find...

    09.12.2021| Virginia Sondergeld
  • Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

    Increasing employment and family care? A structural analysis of pension and long-term care policy reforms

    We develop a comprehensive life-cycle model of elder parent care and work to evaluate options that address pressing conflicts between pension and long-term care (LTC) policies. Many OECD countries react to challenges of demographic change by increasing LTC by family members (informal care) and raising retirement ages. This intensifies conflicts between paid employment and informal care provision....

    25.11.2021| Björn Fischer
  • Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

    The dynamics of informal and formal care supply to parents - a structural model

    In this paper, we estimate a structural dynamic discrete choice model of informal as well as formal care provision, retirement and labor supply. The model allows to assess the dynamic consequences of providing informal care or organizing formal care for parents, e.g., due to reduced wages, pension benefits, or benefits from long-term care insurance. Further, it allows to analyze counterfactual...

    21.07.2021| Björn Fischer
  • Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

    Parental Leave and Discrimination on the Labor Market

    23.06.2021| Katharina Wrohlich
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