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  • Refereed essays Web of Science

    Airbnb and Rental Markets: Evidence from Berlin

    In: Regional Science & Urban Economics (2024), im Ersch. [online first: 2024-3-21] | Tomaso Duso, Claus Michelsen, Maximilian Schaefer, Kevin Ducbao Tran
  • Refereed essays Web of Science

    Forward to the Past: Short-Term Effects of the Rent Freeze in Berlin

    In 2020, Berlin introduced a rigorous rent-control policy responding to soaring prices by capping rents: the Mietendeckel (rent freeze). The German Constitutional Court revoked the policy only one year later. Although successful in lowering rents during its duration, the consequences for Berlin’s rental market and close-by markets are per se not clear. This article evaluates the short-term causal supply-side ...

    In: Management Science 2024, im Ersch. [online first: 2023-05-22] | Anja M. Hahn, Konstantin A. Kholodilin, Sofie R. Waltl, Marco Fongoni
  • Refereed essays Web of Science

    House Price Expectations

    This study examines short-, medium-, and long-run price expectations in housing markets. At the heart of our analysis is the combination of data from a tailored in-person household survey, past sale offerings, satellite imagery on developable land, and an information treatment (RCT). As novel finding, we show that price expectations show no evidence for momentum-effects in the long run. We also do ...

    In: Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 218 (2024), S. 379–398 | Niklas Gohl, Peter Haan, Claus Michelsen, Felix Weinhardt
  • Refereed essays Web of Science

    The Rise and Fall of Social Housing? Housing Decommodification in Long-run Comparison

    The comparative study of housing decommodification lags behind classical welfare state research, while housing research itself is rich in homeownership studies but lacks comparative accounts of private and social rentals due to missing comparative data. Building on existing works and various primary sources, this study presents a new collection of up to forty-eight countries’ social housing shares ...

    In: Journal of Social Policy im Ersch. (2024), [online first: 2022-12-02] | Konstantin A. Kholodilin, Sebastian Kohl, Florian Müller
  • Refereed essays Web of Science

    Working Memory and Fluid Intelligence Are Differentially Related to Categories of Urban Fabric in Older Adults: Results from the Berlin Aging Study

    Urbanization is Globally increasing at a rapid rate but its consequences for mental health, including cognitivefunctioning, are not well understood. In particular, little is known about the effects of different morphologicalfeatures associated with urban development, such as variations in the densities of urban fabric (i.e., degrees ofground sealing). We investigated associations of episodic memory, ...

    In: Journal of Environmental Psychology 93 (2024), 102224, 9 S. | Anna Mascherek, Sandra Düzel, Peter Eibich,, Christian Krekel, Jan Goebel, Jürgen Gallinat, Gert G. Wagner, Ulman Lindenberger, Simone Kühn
  • Other refereed essays

    Digitisation and Renaissance of the Manufacturing Industry in Major Cities: The Case of Berlin

    The rise of digitisation will cause a major upheaval in the manufacturing industries, bringing changes to traditional industrial location patterns as well. In order to understand the direction these structural changes are taking, this paper analyses the start-up activity in the industrial sector. The frontrunners are metropolitan regions and in particular major cities such as Berlin or Munich. Furthermore, ...

    In: Journal of Urban Regeneration and Renewal 16 (2023), 4, S. 385-395 | Martin Gornig
  • SOEPpapers 1186 / 2023

    Health Implications of Building Retrofits: Evidence from a Population-Wide Weatherization Program

    What is the impact of housing upgrades on occupant health? Although economists and policymakers are certain about the health implications of housing upgrades, empirical evidence is largely missing or else only based on small-scale experiments in developing countries. This study provides the first population-representative quasi-experimental estimates based on a large-scale refurbishment program that ...

    2023| Steffen Künn, Juan Palacios
  • Diskussionspapiere 2045 / 2023

    Agglomeration or Market Access? The Defining Factors of Firms' Location Choice

    As research indicates a gap between complex scientific measures of accessibility and simpler proxies used by firms, this paper analyses the impact of several market access indicators on the location decision of firms. It compares the role of inter- and intra-industry agglomeration as proxies of access with a newly developed gravity-based indicator incorporating transport distances and industry relations. ...

    2023| Dennis Gaus, Georg Hirte
  • Refereed essays Web of Science

    Social Policy or Crowding-out? Tenant Protection in Comparative Long-run Perspective

    Private rental markets have become increasingly important since the Global Financial Crisis 2008–2009 and rent controls are back on the political agenda. Yet, they have received less attention from housing scholars than homeownership and public housing. This paper presents new data on the development of private tenancy legislation based on a content-coding of rent control, protection of tenants from ...

    In: Housing Studies 38 (2023), 4, S. 707-743 | Sebastian Kohl, Konstantin A. Kholodilin
  • Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

    Structural Change, Landuse and Urban Expansion

    11.04.2022| Florian Oswald (SciencesPo Paris)
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