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SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

Health of Nations: A Comparison of Intergenerational Health Mobility in Denmark, Germany and the United States

Equality of opportunity with respect to health outcomes is severely understudied, while in contrast the cases of income and education have received ample attention in the economic literature. This paper is the first to analyze the importance of family background for health in a cross-country comparison. Using comparable survey data we study sibling correlations in five health outcomes in

12.07.2019| Carsten Andersen (Aarhus University)
Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

Paid Family Leave and Fertility: The Case of California

Current research on maternal and parental leave focuses on leave take-up and employment outcomes, finding that short leaves have beneficial labor market outcomes. As the US faces below replacement fertility and an aging population, we need to consider potential unintended fertility consequences of these policies. Generous European and Australian leave policies have increased fertility and

05.06.2019| Pamela A. Meyerhofer (Cornell University)
SOEPpapers 995 / 2018

The Empirical Content of Marital Surplus in Matching Models

This note investigates the extent to which structural estimates of marital surplus are informative about subjective well-being and separation. We first estimate the marital surplus using a simple matching model of the marriage market with perfectly transferable utility and heterogeneity in tastes applied to a rich German panel dataset. We then show that these estimates of the marital surplus are

2018| Karina Doorley, Arnaud Dupuy, Simon Weber
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Accuracy of Food Preference Predictions in Couples

The goal of this study was to identify and empirically test variables that indicate how well partners in relationships know each other's food preferences. Participants (n = 2,854) lived in the same household and were part of a large, nationally representative panel study in Germany. Each partner independently predicted the other's preferences for several common food items. Results show that

In: Appetite 133 (2019), S. 344-352 | Benjamin Scheibehenne, Jutta Mata, David Richter
SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

Long-term effects of pregnancy and childbirth on sleep quality and duration of first-time and experienced mothers and fathers

Study Objectives: This study examines the change in mothers’ and fathers’ sleep satisfaction and sleep duration across pre-pregnancy, pregnancy, and postpartum up to six years after birth and examines potential protective and risk factors for sleep during that time.Methods: Participants of a large representative panel study from Germany reported sleep satisfaction and sleep duration

05.12.2018| David Richter
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Day Care Quality and Changes in the Home Learning Environment of Children

Children's development is fostered by both high quality Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) settings and high quality home learning environments. As we know little about the interrelations between these two environments, we examine whether the child's attendance in a high quality ECEC arrangement relates to the quality of her home learning environment. Using rich NICHD Study of Early Child

In: Education Economics 27 (2019), 3, S. 265-286 | Susanne Kuger, Jan Marcus, C. Katharina Spieß
Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

Retirement and informal care provision - Effects of the 1999 pension reform in Germany

Using a reform induced increase in the ERA for German women this paper uncovers causal effects of retirement on informal care provision. Studies so far focus on the causality of labor supply on informal care activity in the middle part of an individual’s working career, mostly neglecting effects of retirement. This paper uses the 1999 reform that abolished the ERA at age 60 for women

20.02.2019| Björn Fischer
SOEPpapers 1076 / 2020

Migrant Fertility in Germany and the Eastern Enlargement of the EU

This paper uses data from the Migrant Samples of the German Socio-Economic Panel to study the fertility behaviour of women who migrated to Germany between 1990 and 2015. Special emphasis is placed on the large groups of migrants who have moved to Germany from Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries since the 1990s. We find that CEE migrants had higher first birth, but much lower second birth

2020| Katharina Wolf, Michaela Kreyenfeld
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Parental Education and Children's Health throughout Life

In: Steve Bradley, (Hrsg.) , The Economics of Education A Comprehensive Overview
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| Mathias Huebener
SOEPpapers 1068 / 2020

The Impact of Having Children on Domain-Specific Life Satisfaction: A Quasi-Experimental Longitudinal Investigation Using the Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) Data

Longitudinal studies have documented improvements in parents’ life satisfaction due to childbearing, followed by postpartum adaptation back to baseline. However, the details underlying this process remain largely unexplored. Based on past literature, set-point theory, and results from an exploratory sample, we investigated empirically how first childbirth affected satisfaction with specific

2020| Michael D. Krämer, Joseph L. Rodgers
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