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The Peer Composition of Pre-School Settings in England and Early Recorded Attainment among Low-Income Children

Evidence suggests that early education can promote children’s development and narrow attainment gaps between those from lower-income and higher-income families. However, realisation of these potential benefits depends on many factors, feasibly ...

In: British Journal of Sociology of Education (2019), im Ersch. [online first: 201902-13] | Kitty Stewart, Tammy Campbell, Ludovica Gambaro
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Mortality in Midlife for Subgroups in Germany

Case and Deaton, 2015 document that, since 1998, midlife mortality rates are increasing for white non-Hispanics in the US. This trend is driven by deaths from drug overdoses, suicides, and alcohol-related diseases, termed as deaths of despair, and by

In: The Journal of the Economics of Ageing (2019), im Ersch. [online first: 2018-12-13] | Peter Haan, Anna Hammerschmid, Julia Schmieder

Looking for the Missing Rich: Tracing the Top Tail of the Wealth Distribution

We analyze the top tail of the wealth distribution in Germany, France, and Spain based on the first and second wave of the Household Finance and Consumption Survey (HFCS). Since top wealth is likely to be underrepresented in household surveys, we ...

Seville: European Commission, 2018, 53 S.
(JRC Technical Reports : JRC Digital Economy Working Paper ; 2018-04)
| Stefan Bach, Andreas Thiemann, Aline Zucco
Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

In-Kind Transfers, Tagging, and Market Power: Evidence from the Affordable Care Act

BAMS is a joint seminar by the DIW Berlin, the Hertie School of Governance, the HU Berlin and the WZB.

26.11.2018| Stephen P. Ryan (Washington University in St. Louis)
SOEPpapers 985 / 2018

Redistribution and Insurance in Welfare States around the World

Redistribution across individuals in a one-year-period framework is an empirically intensely studied question. However, a substantial share of annual redistribution might turn out to serve individual insurance in a longer perspective. In particular,

2018| Charlotte Bartels, Dirk Neumann
Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

Do Lower Minimum Wages for Young Workers Raise their Employment? – Evidence from a Danish Discontinuity

BAMS is a joint seminar by the DIW Berlin, the Hertie School of Governance, the HU Berlin and the WZB.

12.11.2018| Daniel Reck London School of Economics (LSE)
Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

Birth Cohort Size Variation and the Estimation of Class Size Effects

We present evidence that the practice of holding back poorly performing students affects estimates of the impact of class size on student outcomes based on within-school variation of cohort size over time. This type of variation is commonly ...

31.10.2018| Maximilian Bach
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Armut in Deutschland: Ein Vergleich zwischen den beiden Haushaltspanelstudien SOEP und PASS

Die Ergebnisse von Armutsanalysen auf Basis von Befragungsdaten unterliegen statistischen Unsicherheiten und möglichen systematischen Verzerrungen, deren Ursachen sowohl in der Pre-Data-Collection-Phase (z. B. bei der Stichprobenziehung), der Data

In: AStA Wirtschafts- und Sozialstatistisches Archiv 12 (2018), 1, S. 27-62 | Jonas Beste, Markus M. Grabka, Jan Goebel
Weekly Report

Income Distribution in Germany : Real Income on the Rise since 1991 but More People with Low Incomes

Between 1991 and 2015, the real disposable, needs-adjusted income of persons in private households in Germany rose by 15 percent on average. The majority of the population has benefited from the growth in real income, but the groups at the lower end

24.05.2018| Jan Goebel, Markus M. Grabka
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Upward and downward social mobility probabilities have converged for men and women

This study investigates professional social mobility, i.e., changes in one’s occupational status compared to that of their parents. It uses data from the German Socio-Economic Panel (Sozio-ökonomisches Panel, SOEP) on middle-aged, western

24.05.2018| Sandra Bohmann, Nicolas Legewie
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