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SOEPpapers 487 / 2012

Education, Personality and Separation: The Distribution of Relationship Skills across Society

The reasons why the lower educated divorce more than the higher educated in many societies today are poorly understood. Distinct divorce risks by education could be caused by variation in pressures to the couple, commitment, or relationship skills. We concentrate on the latter explanation by looking at the distribution of personality traits across society and its impact on the educational gradient ...

2012| Diederik Boertien, Christian von Scheve, Mona Park
Sonstige Publikationen des DIW / Aufsätze 2012

Child Care Choices in Western Germany Also Correlated with Mother's Personality

2012| Liv Bjerre, Frauke H. Peter, C. Katharina Spieß
Externe referierte Aufsätze

Germany's Next Top Manager: Does Personality Explain the Gender Career Gap?

Many studies have focused on the influence of human capital and other 'objective' factors on career achievement. In our study, we go a step further by also looking at the impact of self-reported personality traits on differences in career chances. For the first time - to our knowledge - we compare managers and other white-collar employees in Germany's private sector and find evidence that personality ...

In: Management Revue 22 (2011), 3, S. 240-273 | Simon Fietze, Elke Holst, Verena Tobsch
Monographien

Germany's Next Top Manager: Does Personality Explain the Gender Career Gap?

Soenderborg: Syddansk Universitaet, 2010, 43 S.
(Danish-German Research Papers ; 3)
| Simon Fietze, Elke Holst, Verena Tobsch
Monographien

Germany's Next Top Manager: Does Personality Explain the Gender Career Gap?

Bonn: IZA, 2010, 42 S.
(Discussion Paper Series / Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ; 5110)
| Simon Fietze, Elke Holst, Verena Tobsch
SOEPpapers 453 / 2012

Life Satisfaction, Household Income and Personality Theory

We show that personality traits mediate the effect of income on Life Satisfaction. The effect is strong in the case of Neuroticism, which measures the sensitivity to threat and punishment, in both the British Household Panel Survey and the German Socioeconomic Panel. Neuroticism increases the usually observed concavity of the relationship: Individuals with higher Neuroticism score enjoy income more ...

2012| Eugenio Proto, Aldo Rustichini
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