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Personality Characteristics and the Decision to Become and Stay Self-Employed

This paper systematically investigates whether different kinds of personality characteristics influence entrepreneurial development. On the basis of a large, representative household panel survey, we examine the extent to which the Big Five traits and further personality characteristics, which are more specifically related to entrepreneurial tasks, influence entry into self-employment and survival ...

Berlin: Freie Univ. Berlin, FB Wirtschaftswiss., 2011, 61 S.
(Discussion Paper / School of Business & Economics ; 2011,9)
| Marco Caliendo, Frank M. Fossen, Alexander S. Kritikos
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Economic Preferences and Attitudes of the Unemployed: Are Natives and Second Generation Migrants Alike?

Purpose: The aim of this paper is to study the economic effects of risk attitudes, time preferences, trust and reciprocity and to compare natives and second generation migrants. Design/methodology/approach: This paper is based on the IZA Evaluation Dataset, a recently collected survey of a representative inflow sample into unemployment in Germany. The data include a large number of migrant-specific ...

In: International Journal of Manpower 32 (2011), 7, S. 825-851 | Amelie Constant, Annabelle Krause, Ulf Rinne, Klaus F. Zimmermann
Diskussionspapiere 1113 / 2011

Personality Characteristics and the Decision to Become and Stay Self-Employed

This paper systematically investigates whether different kinds of personality characteristics influence entrepreneurial development. On the basis of a large, representative household panel survey, we examine the extent to which the Big Five traits and further personality characteristics, which are more specifically related to entrepreneurial tasks, influence entry into self-employment and survival ...

2011| Marco Caliendo, Frank M. Fossen, Alexander S. Kritikos
Diskussionspapiere 1088 / 2010

Economic Preferences and Attitudes of the Unemployed: Are Natives and Second Generation Migrants Alike?

In this paper we study the economic effects of risk attitudes, time preferences, trust and reciprocity while we compare natives and second generation migrants. We analyze an inflow sample into unemployment in Germany, and find differences between the two groups mainly in terms of risk attitudes and positive reciprocity. Second generation migrants have a significantly higher willingness to take risks ...

2010| Amelie F. Constant, Annabelle Krause, Ulf Rinne, Klaus F. Zimmermann
SOEPpapers 343 / 2010

Personality Traits, Self-Employment, and Professions

We investigate the effect of broad personality traits - the Big Five - on an individual's decision to become self-employed. In particular, we test an overall indicator of the entrepreneurial personality. Since we find that the level of selfemployment varies considerably across professions, we also perform the analysis for different types of professions, namely, those classified as being in the "creative ...

2010| Michael Fritsch, Alina Rusakova
SOEPpapers 250 / 2009

Personality and Career: She's Got What It Takes

The female share in management positions is quite low in Germany. The higher the hierarchical level, the fewer women there are in such positions. Men have numerous role models to follow whereas women lack this opportunity: In the executive boards of the top 200 private companies in Germany, only 2.5 percent of members are female. Many studies have focused on the influence of human capital and other ...

2009| Simon Fietze, Elke Holst, Verena Tobsch
Diskussionspapiere 955 / 2009

Personality and Career: She's Got What It Takes

The female share in management positions is quite low in Germany. The higher the hierarchical level, the fewer women there are in such positions. Men have numerous role models to follow whereas women lack this opportunity: In the executive boards of the top 200 private companies in Germany, only 2.5 percent of members are female. Many studies have focused on the influence of human capital and other ...

2009| Simon Fietze, Elke Holst, Verena Tobsch
DIW Economic Bulletin 5 / 2011

Child Care Choices in Western Germany Also Correlated with Mother's Personality

The expansion of formal child care, particularly for children under the age of three, has resulted in more and more children from this age group attending day care facilities. This formal child care setting is frequently combined with care provided by grandparents or other individuals. The combination and number of child care settings made use of is influenced by a variety of socio-economic factors ...

2011| Liv Bjerre, Frauke H. Peter, C. Katharina Spieß
Monographien

Economic Preferences and Attitudes of the Unemployed: Are Natives and Second Generation Migrants Alike?

Bonn: IZA, 2010, 27 S.
(Discussion Paper Series / Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ; 5380)
| Amelie F. Constant, Annabelle Krause, Ulf Rinne, Klaus F. Zimmermann
SOEPpapers 487 / 2012

Education, Personality and Separation: The Distribution of Relationship Skills across Society

The reasons why the lower educated divorce more than the higher educated in many societies today are poorly understood. Distinct divorce risks by education could be caused by variation in pressures to the couple, commitment, or relationship skills. We concentrate on the latter explanation by looking at the distribution of personality traits across society and its impact on the educational gradient ...

2012| Diederik Boertien, Christian von Scheve, Mona Park
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