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  • SOEPpapers 441 / 2012

    Income Comparisons and Non-cognitive Skills

    People gain utility from occupying a higher ranked position in the income distribution of the reference group. This paper investigates whether these gains depend on an individual's set of non-cognitive skills. Using the 2000-2008 waves of the German Socioeconomic Panel dataset (SOEP), a subjective question on Life Satisfaction, and three different sets of non-cognitive skills indicators, we find significant ...

    2012| Santi Budria, Ada Ferrer-i-Carbonell
  • SOEPpapers 428 / 2011

    Gefühlte Unsicherheit: Deprivationsängste und Abstiegssorgen der Bevölkerung in Deutschland

    The question of what our economy and standard of living will look like in the future is a topic that concerns many today. This article deals with expectations for the future in the German population with regard to economic prosperity and social risks. It seeks to assess the prevalence of concerns about economic prosperity and fears of falling into precarious economic situations among the German population. ...

    2011| Nadine M. Schöneck, Steffen Mau, Jürgen Schupp
  • Externe Monographien

    Household Survey Data for Research on Well-Being and Behavior in Central Asia

    This paper summarizes the micro-level survey evidence from Central Asia generated and analyzed between 1991 and 2012. We provide an exhaustive overview over all accessible individual and household-level surveys undertaken in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan - and of all English-language academic papers published using these datasets. We argue that Central Asia is a fascinating ...

    Bonn: IZA, 2012, 39 S.
    (Discussion Paper Series / Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ; 7055)
    | Tilman Brück, Damir Esenaliev, Antje Kroeger, Alma Kudebayeva, Bakhrom Mirkasimov, Susan Steiner
  • SOEPpapers 524 / 2012

    Merkmale und Einschätzungen der Bewohner von Wohnungsgenossenschaften: eine Charakterisierung auf Basis des Sozio-oekonomischen Panels

    2012| Theresia Theurl, Jochen Wicher, Christina Cappenberg
  • Diskussionspapiere 1257 / 2012

    Household Survey Data for Research on Well-Being and Behavior in Central Asia

    This paper summarizes the micro-level survey evidence from Central Asia generated and analyzed between 1991 and 2012. We provide an exhaustive overview over all accessible individual and household-level surveys undertaken in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan - and of all English-language academic papers published using these datasets. We argue that Central Asia is a fascinating ...

    2012| Tilman Brück, Damir Esenaliev, Antje Kroeger, Alma Kudebayeva, Bakhrom Mirkasimov, Susan Steiner
  • SOEPpapers 764 / 2015

    Life Satisfaction in Germany after Reunification: Additional Insights on the Pattern of Convergence

    The authors update previous findings on the total East-West gap in overall life satisfaction and its trend by using data from the German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) for the years 1992 to 2013. Additionally, the East-West gap and its trend are separately analyzed for men and women as well as for four birth cohorts. The results indicate that reported life satisfaction is on average significantly lower ...

    2015| Inna Petrunyk, Christian Pfeifer
  • SOEPpapers 616 / 2013

    Institutional Rearing Is Associated with Lower General Life Satisfaction in Adulthood

    We analyzed whether individuals reared in institutions differ in their general life satisfaction from people raised in their families. The data comprised of 19,210 German adults (51.5% female) aged from 17 to 101 years and were provided by the SOEP, an ongoing, nationally representative longitudinal study in Germany. Compared to people raised in families, individuals reared in institutions reported ...

    2013| David Richter, Sakari Lemola
  • SOEPpapers 599 / 2013

    Natural Disaster, Policy Action, and Mental Well-Being: The Case of Fukushima

    We study the impact of the Fukushima disaster on people's mental well·being in another industrialized country, more than 5000 miles distant. The meltdown significantlyincreased environmental concerns by 20% among the German population. Subsequent drastic policy action permanently shut down the oldest nuclear reactors, implemented the phase·out of the remaining ones, and proclaimed the transition to ...

    2013| Jan Goebel, Christian Krekel, Tim Tiefenbach, Nicolas R. Ziebarth
  • Refereed essays Web of Science

    How Important Is the Family? Evidence from Sibling Correlations in Permanent Earnings in the USA, Germany, and Denmark

    This paper is the first to analyze the impact of family background on permanent earnings based on sibling correlations in Germany and to provide a cross-country comparison of Germany, Denmark, and USA. The main findings are that family and community background has a stronger influence on permanent earnings in Germany than in Denmark, and a comparable influence is found in USA. This holds true for both ...

    In: Journal of Population Economics 27 (2014), 1, S. 69-89 | Daniel D. Schnitzlein
  • SOEPpapers 575 / 2013

    Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal Equivalence Scales for West Germany Based on Subjective Data on Life Satisfaction

    The present study calculates variable, cross-sectional as well as longitudinal equivalence scales on the basis of the German 1984-2010 Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) database for West Germany. It follows the "individual variant" for calculating subjective equivalence scales using "life satisfaction" as a proxy variable for "utility". The cross-sectional scale estimates are characterized by relatively ...

    2013| Jürgen Faik
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