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SOEPpapers 412 / 2011

Intergenerational Transmission of Risk Attitudes: A Revealed Preference Approach

This study investigates whether the willingness to take income risks revealed by occupational choice is transmitted from parents to their children. Using data from the German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP), we find that fathers' riskiness of job is a significant determinant of children's occupational risk, in particular sons' (excluding parent-child pairs with identical occupations). This is the

2011| Andrea Leuermann, Sarah Necker
DIW Economic Bulletin 5 / 2011

Success Despite Starting out at a Disadvantage: What Helps Second-Generation Migrants in France and Germany?

The educational and employment trajectories of migrant children in France and Germany are extremely diverse. The few successful ones dominate the public eye. Yet successful biographies of young adults with a migration background are in no way a negligible exception. However, the picture is different in the two countries: while in France more migrants' descendants manage to reach their (secondary?)

2011| Ingrid Tucci, Ariane Jossin, Carsten Keller, Olaf Groh-Samberg
Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung 1 / 1997

Gender Differences in Poverty and its Duration: An Analysis of Germany and Great Britain

1997| Elisabetta Ruspini
Diskussionspapiere 288 / 2002

Modelling Low Income Transitions

We examine the determinants of low income transitions using first-order Markov models that control for initial conditions effects (those found to be poor in the base year may be a nonrandom sample) and for attrition (panel retention may also be non-random). Our econometric model is a form of endogeneous switching regression, and is fitted using simulated maximum likelihood methods. The estimates,

2002| Lorenzo Cappellari, Stephen P. Jenkins
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Living Conditions of Immigrant Children in Germany

In: Koen Vleminckx, Timothy M. Smeeding (Eds.) , Child Well-Being, Child Poverty and Child Policy in Modern Nations
S. 275-298
| Joachim R. Frick, Gert G. Wagner
SOEPpapers 7 / 2007

The Impact of Child and Maternal Health Indicators on Female Labor Force Participation after Childbirth: Evidence from Germany

This paper analyzes the influence of children's health and mothers' physical and mental wellbeing on female labor force participation after childbirth in Germany. Our analysis uses data from the German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) study, which enables us to measure children's health based on the occurrence of severe health problems including mental and physical disabilities, hospitalizations, and

2007| Annalena Dunkelberg, C. Katharina Spieß
Diskussionspapiere 305 / 2002

European Mothers' Time with Children: Differences and Similarities across Nine Countries

We use data from the 1996 wave of the European Community Household Panel to present and compare the weekly number of hours mothers of children less than 16 years of age reported looking after children in nine European countries in 1996. In addition, we explore to what extent cross-country differences in socio-demographic characteristics and parents' employment status contribute to differences in

2002| Jutta M. Joesch, C. Katharina Spiess
Monographien

European Mothers' Time Spent Looking after Children: Differences and Similarities across 9 Countries

Colchester [u.a.]: EPAG, 2002, 34 S.
(EPAG Working Papers ; 31)
| Jutta M. Joesch, C. Katharina Spieß
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Scar or Blemish? Investigating the Long-Term Impact of Involuntary Job Loss on Health

In: Axel Börsch-Supan, Martina Brandt, Karsten Hank, Mathis Schröder (Eds.) , The Individual and the Welfare State
S. 191-201
| Mathis Schröder
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