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Comparing Self-Reported and Partnership-Inferred Sexual Orientation in Household Surveys

Research comparing heterosexuals with bisexuals and homosexuals in economics and the social sciences typically relies on two strategies to identify sexual orientation in existing survey data of general populations. Probing respondents to self-report their sexual orientation is generally considered the preferred option. Since self-reports are unavailable in most large multidisciplinary surveys, often ...

In: Journal of Official Statistics 35 (2019), 4, S. 777-805 | Simon Kühne, Martin Kroh, David Richter
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Constructing Joint ConfiDence Bands for Impulse Response Functions of Var Models: A Review

Methods for constructing joint confidence bands for impulse response functions which are commonly used in vector autoregressive analysis are reviewed. While considering separate intervals for each horizon individually still seems to be the most common approach, a substantial number of methods have been proposed for making joint inferences about the complete impulse response paths up to a given horizon. ...

In: Econometrics and Statistics 13 (2020), S. 69-83 | Helmut Lütkepohl, Anna Staszewska-Bystrova, Peter Winker
Diskussionspapiere 1871 / 2020

Structural Vector Autoregressive Models with more Shocks than Variables Identified via Heteroskedasticity

In conventional structural vector autoregressive (VAR) models it is assumed that there are at most as many structural shocks as there are variables in the model. It is pointed out that heteroskedasticity can be used to identify more shocks than variables. However, even if there is heteroskedasticity, the number of shocks that can be identified is limited. A number of results are provided that allow ...

2020| Helmut Lütkepohl
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Multiple Imputation of Binary Multilevel Missing Not at Random Data

We introduce a selection model‐based multilevel imputation approach to be used within the fully conditional specification framework for multiple imputation. Concretely, we apply a censored bivariate probit model to describe binary variables assumed to be missing not at random. The first equation of the model defines the regression model for the missing data mechanism. The second equation specifies ...

In: Journal of the Royal Statistical Society / Series C 69 (2020), 3, S. 547–564 | Angelina Hammon, Sabine Zinn
SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

Self-Control: Determinants, Life Outcomes and Intergenerational Implications

This paper studies self-control in a nationally representative sample. Using the wellestablished Tangney scale to measure trait self-control, we find that people’s age as well as the political and economic institutions they are exposed to have an economically meaningful impact on their level of self-control. A higher degree of self-control is, in turn, associated...

29.01.2020| Daniel Kamhöfer, Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics and IZA
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Teams Promise but Do Not Deliver

Individuals and two-person teams play a hidden-action trust game with pre-play communication. We replicate previous results for individuals that non-binding promises increase cooperation rates, but this does not extend to teams. While teams promise to cooperate at the same rate as individuals, they consistently renege on those promises. Additional treatments begin to explore the basis for team behavior. ...

In: Games and Economic Behavior 117 (2019), S. 420-432 | Kirby Nielsen, Puja Bhattacharya, John H. Kagel, Arjun Sengupta
Research Project

Non-probability Internet Surveys

This joint project aims to compare the scientific advantages and disadvantages of “traditional” survey methods used by the SOEP and the innovative web-based sampling methods used by Civey and to identify potential research synergies resulting from combinations of the two approaches. On the one hand, Civey’s web-based approach is likely to offer access to population groups that...

Current Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study
SOEPpapers 1055 / 2019

A Practical Guide for the Computation of Domain-Level Estimates with the Socio-Economic Panel (and Other Household Surveys)

There is a huge interest in deriving and comparing socio-economic indicators across societal groups and domains. The indicators are usually derived from population surveys like the German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) by direct estimation. Small sample sizes in the domains can limit the precision of these estimates. For example, while SOEP may be a suitable database for determining mean income in Germany, ...

2019| Natascha Hainbach, Christoph Halbmeier, Timo Schmid, Carsten Schröder

Just released: the 2018 SOEP Wave Report

The 2018 SOEP Wave Report with reports from Kantar and the SOEP unit at DIW Berlin on our fieldwork, publications, activities, and new developments including the SOEP-IS module "Foxes" and the research project SOEP-RV, linking the SOEP with administrative pension data.


Call for proposals for the fourth wave of IAB-BAMF-SOEP Survey of Refugees in Germany

Deadline for the 2020 Survey: September 30, 2019. Use the Survey of Refugees, now in its fourth wave, for your own research questions.    The IAB, BAMF, and SOEP invite researchers to propose questions to be added to the Survey of Refugees questionnaire in 2020, its fourth wave. If you would like to suggest any additional questions or items on refugees that are relevant to your current ...

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