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Gender Discrimination in Hiring across Occupations: A Nationally-Representative Vignette Study

We investigate gender discrimination in a nationally-representative sample of German firms using a factorial survey design. Short CVs of fictitious applicants for apprenticeship positions are presented to human resource managers who are asked to ...

In: Labour Economics 55 (2018), S. 215-229 | Dorothea Kübler, Julia Schmid, Robert Stüber
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The Rich Are Different: Unravelling the Perceived and Self‐Reported Personality Profiles of High‐Net‐Worth Individuals

Beyond money and possessions, how are the rich different from the general population? Drawing on a unique sample of high‐net‐worth individuals from Germany (≥1 million Euro in financial assets; N = 130), nationally representative data (N = 22,9

In: British Journal of Psychology (2019), im Ersch. [online first: 2018-11-22] | Marius Leckelt, David Richter, Carsten Schröder, Albrecht C. P. Küfner, Markus M. Grabka, Mitja D. Back
SOEPpapers 1009 / 2018

Housing Expenditures and Income Inequality

In this paper, we show that, in terms of real disposable income, changes in housing expenditures dramatically exacerbate the trend of income inequality that has risen sharply in Germany since the mid-1990s. More specifically, whereas the 50/10 ratio

2018| Christian Dustmann, Bernd Fitzenberger, Markus Zimmermann
SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

The Minimum Wage and Fair Wage Perceptions

Whether workers feel they are paid fairly is an important determinant of their job satisfaction and productivity. Minimum wage laws aim for fairer wages for low-income workers. But, what are the impacts of minimum wage laws on workers’ ...

20.02.2019| Johannes KönigCarsten Schröder
Diskussionspapiere 1785 / 2019

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 .

2019| Peter Haan, Anna Hammerschmid, Julia Schmieder
SOEPpapers 1019 / 2018

Does Residential Segregation Matter for the Labor Market Performance of Immigrants? Evidence from Germany

With the arrival of over one million asylum seekers in Germany in 2015, policy discussions opened whether refugees should be spread across the country or spatially concentrated in order to facilitate their integration in society. When an immigrant ..

2018| Sebastian Reil
SOEPpapers 987 / 2018

Development of Family Income since the 1990s: A Fresh Look at German Microdata Using Income-Dependent Equivalence Scales

Income inequality and poverty risks receive a lot of attention in public debates and current research. However, the situation of families that differ in size and composition is rarely considered more closely in this context. Relevant research ...

2018| Jan Marvin Garbuszus, Notburga Ott, Sebastian Pehle, Martin Werding
SOEPpapers 988 / 2018

Growth, Mobility and Social Welfare

We propose a social welfare function to evaluate a profile of income streams and compare the welfare gain of the actual profile relative to the income profile where the individual receives his first period income in each period. We derive necessa

2018| Dirk Van de gaer, Flaviana Palmisano
Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

The Impacts of the Affordable Care Act on Low-Income Household Finances

This paper investigates the impact of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA, "Obamacare") on out-of-pocket medical expenditures and access to health care for households across the income distribution. Using a DDD identification ...

17.10.2018| Cortnie Anne Shupe
DIW Weekly Report 34/35 / 2018

Differences in Full-Time Work Experience Explain almost a Quarter of the Gender Pay Gap in Management Positions

Women still earn less than men on average in Germany. This applies to management positions even more: between 2010 and 2016, there was an average gender pay gap of 30 percent in gross hourly earnings. If gender-specific differences in relevant wage .

2018| Elke Holst, Anne Marquardt
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