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Artificial intelligence and big data can help contain resistance to antibiotics

by  Michael Ribers and Hannes Ullrich Improving physicians’ prescription practices is a primary strategy for countering the rise in resistance to antibiotics. This would prevent physicians from incorrectly prescribing antibiotics, one of

07.05.2019| Michael Ribers, Hannes Ullrich
Diskussionspapiere 1787 / 2019

The Effect of a Ban on Gender-Based Pricing on Risk Selection in the German Health Insurance Market

Starting from December 2012, insurers in the European Union were prohibited from charging gender-discriminatory prices. We examine the effect of this unisex mandate on risk segmentation in the German health insurance market. While gender used to be a

2019| Shan Huang, Martin Salm
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 ...

05.12.2018| David Richter
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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
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Tropospheric Ozone and Skin Aging: Results from Two German Cohort Studies

During the last two decades, it has been well established that a short-term exposure to ozone (O3) elicits an oxidative stress response in human and mouse skin, which leads to aberrant transcriptional expression of genes consistent with increased ...

In: Environment International 124 (2019), S. 139-144 | Kateryna B. Fuks, Anke Hüls, Dorothea Sugiri, Hicran Altug, Andrea Vierkötter, Michael J. Abramson, Jan Goebel, Gert G. Wagner, Ilja Demuth, Jean Krutmann, Tamara Schikowskia
SOEPpapers 973 / 2018

How Cohabitation, Marriage, Separation and Divorce Influence BMI: A Prospective Panel Study

Objective: This study examines how changes in cohabitation or marital status affect Body Mass Index (BMI) over time in a large representative sample. Methods: Participants were 20,950 individuals (50% female; 19 to 100 years), representative of the .

2018| Jutta Mata, David Richter, Thorsten Schneider, Ralph Hertwig
Diskussionspapiere 1744 / 2018

Herd Behavior in FDA Committees: A Structural Approach

Many important decisions within public and private organizations are based on recommendations from expert committees and advisory boards. A notable example is the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's advisory committees, which make recommendations on

2018| Melissa Newham, Rune Midjord
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Pathways between Socioeconomic Status and Health: Does Health Selection or Social Causation Dominate in Europe?

Health differences which correspond to socioeconomic status (SES) can be attributed to three causal mechanisms: SES affects health (social causation), health affects SES (health selection), and common background factors influence both SES and health

In: Advances in Life Course Research 36 (2018), S. 23-36 | Rasmus Hoffmann, Hannes Kröger, Eduwin Pakpahan
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Is It the Family or the Neighborhood? Evidence from Sibling and Neighbor Correlations in Youth Education and Health

In this paper, we present sibling and neighbor correlations in school grades and cognitive skills, as well as indicators of physical and mental health, for a sample of German adolescents. In a first step, we estimate sibling correlations and find a .

In: Journal of Economic Inequality 16 (2018), 3, S. 369-388 | Elisabeth Bügelmayer, Daniel D. Schnitzlein
SOEPpapers 944 / 2017

How far Reaches the Power of Personality? Personality Predictors of Terminal Decline in Well-Being

Personality is a powerful predictor of central life outcomes, including subjective well-being. Yet, we still know little about how personality manifests in the very last years of life when well-being typically falls rapidly. Here, we investigate ...

2017| Swantje Mueller, Jenny Wagner, Gert G. Wagner, Nilam Ram, Denis Gerstorf
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