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  • Diskussionspapiere 2019 / 2022

    Green Bonds’ Reputation Effect and Its Impact on the Financing Costs of the Real Estate Sector

    This paper explores the effect of a firm’s reputation of being a green bond issuer on its financing costs. Using a sample of 73 listed Swedish real estate companies issuing in total about 1500 bonds over the period from 2011 till 2021, difference-in-difference analyses and instrumental variable estimations are applied to identify the causal impact of frequent green vis-à-vis frequent non-green bond ...

    2022| Aleksandar Petreski, Dorothea Schäfer, Andreas Stephan
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    Cost and Productivity Effects of Demographic Changes on Local Water Service

    We investigate the impact of demographic changes on local public services taking the case of water service. We apply a structural production function approach to a large panel of German water utilities between 2003 and 2014. Exploring variation of population density and the population age structure across service areas and over time, we provide evidence that demographics and their changes significantly ...

    In: Utilities Policy 79 (2022), 101435, 17 S. | Astrid Cullmann, Caroline Stiel
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    Emergency-Aid for Self-employed in the Covid-19 Pandemic: A Flash in the Pan?

    The self-employed faced strong income losses during the Covid-19 pandemic. Many governments introduced programs to financially support the self-employed during the pandemic, including Germany. The German Ministry for Economic Affairs announced a €50bn emergency-aid program in March 2020, offering one-off lump-sum payments of up to €15,000 to those facing substantial revenue declines. By reassuring ...

    In: Journal of Economic Psychology 93 (2022), 102567, 16 S. | Joern Block, Alexander S. Kritikos, Maximilian Priem, Caroline Stiel
  • DIW Weekly Report 19/20 / 2022

    Companies Contribute Significantly to the Integration of Refugees in Germany

    Following the 2015 refugee influx, recent studies have found that around one in four companies have hired refugees. A survey of 100 companies that hired refugees shows that hiring refugees can increase employee satisfaction, improve reputations, and positively affect corporate developments. At the same time, hiring refugees also poses challenges for employers. These include barriers in the hiring process, ...

    2022| Alexander S. Kritikos, Maximilian Priem, Anne-Christin Winkler
  • Externe Monographien

    Essays on the Impact of Behavioral Aspects and Education for Financial Development: Dissertation

    Diese Arbeit untersucht den Einfluss verhaltensökonomischer Aspekte und Bildung für die finanzielle Entwicklung. Sie besteht aus vier Kapiteln, welche jeweils ein separates Forschungspapier darstellen. Die Kapitel decken folgende Themen ab: Determinanten einer impulsiven Kreditaufnahme, Hindernisse bei finanzieller Inklusion, die Auswirkungen von finanzieller Bildung und die finanziellen Folgen eines ...

    Berlin: Humboldt-Univ., 2022, XVI, 186 S. | Jana Samira Hamdan
  • Externe Monographien

    Pandemic Depression: COVID-19 and the Mental Health of the Self-Employed

    We investigate the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on self-employed people’s mental health. Using representative longitudinal survey data from Germany, we reveal differential effects by gender: whereas self-employed women experienced a substantial deterioration in their mental health, self-employed men displayed no significant changes up to early 2021. Financial losses are important in explaining these ...

    Potsdam: CEPA, 2022, II, 65 S.
    (CEPA Discussion Papers ; 46)
    | Marco Caliendo, Daniel Graeber, Alexander S. Kritikos, Johannes Seebauer
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    Publishing in Small Business Economics: An Entrepreneurship Journal

    Publishing entrepreneurship research is not just important but challenging. Longstanding experts in the field can provide helpful advice. As borders between academic fields blur, research fields are increasingly global in their perspective, knowledge, and findings, thus enabling robust participation in research fields at a scale previously unimaginable. Drawing on the experience, insights, and perspectives ...

    In: Small Business Economics 58 (2022), 1, S. 1-5 | David B. Audretsch, Christina Guenther, Adam Lederer
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    Incubators, Accelerators and Urban Economic Development

    We combine theory and evidence on incubator and accelerator programmes and their effects on urban economic development. These structured co-working programmes have grown rapidly. However, a rich descriptive literature reveals little about their impact on participants or surrounding urban areas. We situate programmes in a conceptual framework of co-location tools, theorise objectives and benefits and ...

    In: Urban Studies 59 (2022), 2, S 281-300 | Margarida Madaleno, Max Nathan, Henry Overman, Sevrin Waights
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    Economic Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Entrepreneurship and Small Businesses

    The existential threat to small businesses, based on their crucial role in the economy, is behind the plethora of scholarly studies in 2020, the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic. Examining the 15 contributions of the special issue on the “Economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on entrepreneurship and small businesses,” the paper comprises four parts: a systematic review of the literature on the ...

    In: Small Business Economics 58 (2022), 2, S.593–609 | Maksim Belitski, Christina Guenther, Alexander S. Kritikos, Roy Thurik
  • Externe Monographien

    German Financial State Aid during COVID-19 Pandemic: Higher Impact among Digitalized Self-Employed

    In response to strong revenue and income losses that a large share of the self-employed faced during the COVID-19 pandemic, the German federal government introduced a €50bn emergency aid program. Based on real-time online-survey data comprising more than 20,000 observations, we analyze the impact of this program on the subjective survival probability. In particular, we investigate how the digitalization ...

    Bonn: IZA, 2022, 29 S.
    (Discussion Paper Series / Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ; 15608)
    | Irene Bertschek, Joern Block, Alexander S. Kritikos, Caroline Stiel
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