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Joint Roles of Parenting and Nutritional Status for Child Development: Evidence from Rural Cambodia

Substantial work has demonstrated that early nutrition and home environments, including the degree to which children receive cognitive stimulation and emotional support from parents, play a profound role in influencing early childhood development. ..

In: Developmental Science 22 (2019), 5, e12874, 19 S. | Jan Berkes, Abbie Raikes, Adrien Bouguen, Deon Filmer
Diskussionspapiere 1808 / 2019

Understanding Day Care Enrolment Gaps

We document day care enrolment gaps by family background for children under 3 in Germany. Research demonstrates that children of less-educated or foreign-born parents benefit most from day care, making it important to understand the causes of such ..

2019| Jonas Jessen, Sophia Schmitz, Sevrin Waights
Monographien

Transitioning Towards More Equality? Wealth Gender Differences and the Changing Role of Explanatory Factorsover Time

The objective of the study is to investigate the changing role of explanatory factors of wealth and the gender wealth gap in Germany over the period 2002-2012 using individuallevel microdata from the German Socio-Economic Panel. The authors apply ...

Bonn: IZA, 2019, 43 S.
(Discussion Paper Series / Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ; 12404)
| Eva Sierminska, Daniela Piazzalunga, Markus M. Grabka
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Measuring Attitudes Toward Distributive Justice: The Basic Social Justice Orientations Scale

Previous research on social inequalities relied primarily on objective indicators. According to recent studies, however, subjective indicators that reflect a person’s perceptions and evaluations of inequalities are also relevant. Such evaluations ...

In: Social Indicators Research 136 (2018), 2, S. 663-692 | Sebastian Hülle, Stefan Liebig, Meike Janina May
Diskussionspapiere 1805 / 2019

Does the German Minimum Wage Help Low Income Households? Evidence from Observed Outcomes and the Simulation of Potential Effects

Does the federal minimum wage in Germany introduced in 2015 improve the income situation of low income households and reduce in-work poverty? Previous literature on its distributional impact was either focused on earnings and hourly wages (e.g. ...

2019| Teresa Backhaus, Kai-Uwe Müller
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Austerity, Inequality, and Private Debt Overhang

Using panel data of 17 OECD countries for 1980–2011, we find that the distributional consequences of fiscal consolidations depend significantly on the level of private indebtedness. Austerity leads to a strong and persistent increase in income ...

In: European Journal of Political Economy 57 (2019), S. 89-106 | Mathias Klein, Roland Winkler
SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

Multidimensional Inequality Analysis using SOEP data and the Constitution of Germany

Well-being inequality is a subject that has being extensively covered and which is widely discussed also in the political and civil environment. However, the majority of the studies done in this field are still limited to the analysis of ...

29.05.2019| Tommaso Bechini  (Sapienza Università di Roma)
DIW Weekly Report 14 / 2019

The Low-Wage Sector in Germany Is Larger Than Previously Assumed

The total number of dependent employees in Germany has increased by more than four million since the financial crisis. Part of this growth took place in the low-wage sector. Analyses based on data from the Socio-Economic Panel, which in 2017 for the

2019| Markus M. Grabka, Carsten Schröder
DIW Weekly Report 15 / 2019

In Germany, Younger, Better Educated Persons, and Lower Income Groups Are More Likely to Be in Favor of Unconditional Basic Income

Representative survey results have shown a stable approval rate for implementing unconditional basic income of between 45 and 52 percent in Germany since 2016/17. In European comparison, this approval rate is low. Younger, better educated persons, ..

2019| Jule Adriaans, Stefan Liebig, Juergen Schupp
Diskussionspapiere 1794 / 2019

Occupational Characteristics and the Gender Pay Gap

Germany has a large persistent Gender Pay Gap of 21 %; although this gap is not constant across occupations. The question arises why some occupations have large Gender Pay Gaps while others have only small gaps. Using data from the Structural ...

2019| Aline Zucco
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