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  • Weitere externe Aufsätze

    Financial Incentives and Labor Force Participation of Older Workers: Evidence from France

    This paper estimates the impact of financial incentives on retirement decision in France for cohorts of men retiring between 1994 to 2012. During these two decades, a number of pension reforms took place, all aiming to achieve financial balance in the context of increasing life expectancy. These reforms strengthened incentives to retire later, either by ofoffering increased pension benefit for later ...

    In: Axel Börsch-Supan, Courtney Coile (Eds) , Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World : The Effects of Reforms on Retirement Behavior
    Chicago : University of Chicago Press
    im Ersch.
    International Social Security
    | Antoine Bozio, Simon Rabaté, Maxime Tô, Julie Tréguier
  • Research Project

    The effect of pension reforms on old age poverty

    This project analyses various reform and labour market scenarios with regard to their impact on old-age poverty in the period up to 2045. These are changes to the lower limit for the level of protection in the GRV (holding lines), the pension adjustment rule, a higher retirement age, a generous exemption scheme for pension income from the GRV for basic security, and increased gainful employment at...

    Completed Project| Public Economics
  • Infographic

    Relieve through midijob reform

    20.02.2023
  • SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

    Do Natural Disasters affect Retirement Savings? Evidence from Queensland Floods 2010-2011

    Pension funds carry implications on citizens wellbeing in their retirement years and countries’ growths, rendering changes to them following natural disasters of great importance. Using administrative data that comprises a 10 percent random sample of the Australian population and a natural experimental design, we investigate the effects of natural disasters on retirement savings in the aftermath...

    17.05.2023| Merve Küçük
  • Research Project

    GETTSIM – Contributions to an Open Source Tax- and Transfers Simulator

    This project serves to further develop the open source software GETTSIM. GETTSIM is a simulation model written in the programming language Python, which can depict the German tax and transfer system. The software offers a multitude of applications in research and teaching. It is developed in cooperation with the IZA (Institute of Labor Economics) as well as other German research institutes and...

    Current Project| Public Economics
  • Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

    Career Decisions over the Life-cycle: The Impact of Social Insurance Policies

    Work-limiting disabilities pose a significant risk to the earnings potential and welfare of older workers. While coverage of public disability insurance (DI) systems is almost universal, the risk of becoming dependent on DI varies across occupations. In this paper, I study the value of public DI across different occupations using data from administrative social security records in Germany. I...

    15.05.2024| Annica Gehlen
  • Refereed essays Web of Science

    Labour Supply and Survivor Insurance in the Netherlands

    This paper investigates the effects of survivor benefits (SB) on the labour supply of widows. Using richadministrative data on the Dutch population and a reform that considerably restricted eligibility to SB, weidentify the causal effect of SB on labour supply. Using a regression discontinuity design strategy based onthe cohort-based implementation of the reform, we show that labour income after spousal ...

    In: Labour Economics 88 (2024), 102527, 14 S. | Simon Rabaté, Julie Tréguier
  • Refereed essays Web of Science

    The Effect of Increasing Retirement Age on Households’ Savings and Consumption Expenditure

    This paper examines how households adjust their savings and consumption expenditure in response to an anticipated increase in the early retirement age (ERA). We examine the 1999 pension reform in Germany, which increased the ERA for women born after 1951 by at least three years. First, we present suggestive evidence that women update their retirement planning in response to the reform. Using the German ...

    In: Journal of Public Economics 221 (2023), 104845, 17 S. | Stefan Etgeton, Björn Fischer, Han Ye
  • Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

    Increasing disability benefits: selection and labor market effects.

    We study the incentive and labor market effects of disability benefit programs using unique policy variation in Germany. In 2014, disability benefits of new recipients were increased considerably while eligibility criteria were not changed. We exploit this quasi-experimental policy variation to test the implications at two different margins. First, we analyze to what extent an increase in the...

    24.05.2023| Annica Gehlen
  • DIW Weekly Report 17/18 / 2023

    Reform of Reduced Earning Capacity Pension Cuts Risk of Poverty, but Comes Late

    Ein Unfall, eine chronische Erkrankung oder auch eine angeborene Behinderung sind häufige Ursachen für den Verlust der Erwerbsfähigkeit. Der Wegfall des Erwerbseinkommens wird zwar durch die Erwerbsminderungsrente in der gesetzlichen Rentenversicherung versichert. Diese Rente ist aber so niedrig, dass Erwerbsgeminderte einem sehr hohen Armutsrisiko ausgesetzt sind und überdurchschnittlich häufig Leistungen ...

    2023| Sebastian Becker, Annica Gehlen, Johannes Geyer, Peter Haan
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