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Monographien

Is Entrepreneurial Success Predictable? An Ex-ante Analysis of the Character-Based Approach

This paper empirically analyzes whether the character-based approach, which is based on the personality structure and the human capital of business founders, allows prediction of entrepreneurial success. A unique data set is used consisting of 414 previously unemployed persons whose personal characteristics were screened by different methods, namely a one-day assessment center (AC) and a standardized ...

Frankfurt / Oder: Europa-Universität Viadrina, 2007, 36 S.
(Discussion Paper / European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder), Department of Business Administration and Economics ; 259)
| Marco Caliendo, Alexander S. Kritikos
Monographien

Searching for the Entrepreneurial Personality: New Evidence and Avenues for Further Research

Bonn: IZA, 2011, 11 S.
(Discussion Paper Series / Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ; 5790)
| Marco Caliendo, Alexander S. Kritikos
SOEPpapers 455 / 2012

Examining Mechanisms of Personality Maturation: The Impact of Life Satisfaction on the Development of Big Five Personality Traits

Individuals are expected to mature with increasing age, but it is not yet fully understood which factors contribute to this maturation process. Using data of a representative sample of Germans (N = 14,718) who gave information about their Big Five personality traits twice over a period of 4 years, we identified satisfaction with life, which was reported yearly, as an important variable for explaining ...

2012| Jule Specht, Boris Egloff, Stefan C. Schmukle
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Partnership Longevity and Personality Congruence in Couples

Evidence of assortative mating according to personality was reported in a previous SOEP-based study (Rammstedt & Schupp, 2008). Based on population representative data of almost 7000 couples, high levels of congruence between spouses were found, which increased with marriage duration. Almost 5000 of these couples were tracked over a five-year period with personality assessed at the beginning and end ...

In: Personality and Individual Differences 54 (2013), 7, S. 832-835 | Beatrice Rammstedt, Frank M. Spinath, David Richter, Jürgen Schupp
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Biological Pathways and Genetic Mechanisms Involved in Social Functioning

Purpose: To describe the major findings in the literature regarding associations between biological and genetic factors and social functioning, paying special attention to: (1) heritability studies on social functioning and related concepts; (2) hypothesized biological pathways and genetic variants that could be involved in social functioning, and (3) the implications of these results for quality-of-life ...

In: Quality of Life Research 22 (2013), 6, S. 1189-1200 | Juan R. Ordonana, Maike Bartels, Dorret I. Boomsma, David Cella, Miriam Mosing, Joao R. Oliveira, Donald L. Patrick, Ruut Veenhoven, Gert G. Wagner, Mirjam A.G. Sprangers
Diskussionspapiere 684 / 2007

Is Entrepreneurial Success Predictable? An Ex-ante Analysis of the Character-Based Approach

This paper empirically analyzes whether the character-based approach, which is based on the personality structure and the human capital of business founders, allows prediction of entrepreneurial success. A unique data set is used consisting of 414 previously unemployed persons whose personal characteristics were screened by different methods, namely a one-day assessment center (AC) and a standardized ...

2007| Marco Caliendo, Alexander S. Kritikos
DIW Economic Bulletin 33/34/35 / 2017

Income, Social Support Networks, Life Satisfaction: Lesbians, Gays, and Bisexuals in Germany

Towards the very end of this legislative period, a cross-caucus parliamentary majority gave same-sex marriage the green light – progress for the legal equality of homosexuals in Germany. This report focuses on the life situations of homosexual and bisexual people in Germany. The careers they pursue, for example, differ from those of heterosexuals. Hourly wages are an area of significant disparity: ...

2017| Martin Kroh, Simon Kühne, Christian Kipp, David Richter
Diskussionspapiere 1113 / 2011

Personality Characteristics and the Decision to Become and Stay Self-Employed

This paper systematically investigates whether different kinds of personality characteristics influence entrepreneurial development. On the basis of a large, representative household panel survey, we examine the extent to which the Big Five traits and further personality characteristics, which are more specifically related to entrepreneurial tasks, influence entry into self-employment and survival ...

2011| Marco Caliendo, Frank M. Fossen, Alexander S. Kritikos
Monographien

Personality Characteristics and the Decision to Become and Stay Self-Employed

Bonn: IZA, 2011, 61 S.
(Discussion Paper Series / Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ; 5566)
| Marco Caliendo, Frank M. Fossen, Alexander S. Kritikos
Diskussionspapiere 1088 / 2010

Economic Preferences and Attitudes of the Unemployed: Are Natives and Second Generation Migrants Alike?

In this paper we study the economic effects of risk attitudes, time preferences, trust and reciprocity while we compare natives and second generation migrants. We analyze an inflow sample into unemployment in Germany, and find differences between the two groups mainly in terms of risk attitudes and positive reciprocity. Second generation migrants have a significantly higher willingness to take risks ...

2010| Amelie F. Constant, Annabelle Krause, Ulf Rinne, Klaus F. Zimmermann
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