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Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung 1 / 2019

Experiences with Occupational Pensions in Denmark

Das Papier konzentriert sich auf die Entwicklung des Systems der kapitalgedeckten, betrieblichen Altersversorgung in Dänemark. Das dänische System, das 1987 als große Vereinbarung zwischen den Sozialpartnern, die von der Regierung unterstützt wird, .

2019| Svend E. Hougaard Jensen, Torben Möger Pedersen, Tove Birgitte Foxman
Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung 1 / 2019

The Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global: Risk Based Versus Ethical Investments

Der Zugang zu Finanzmitteln ist entscheidend, wenn wir den grundlegenden Wandel unserer Zeit erreichen wollen: die Sicherung einer sicheren und gerechten Gesellschaft, die innerhalb der Kapazitäten unseres Planeten funktioniert. Im Zeitalter des ...A

2019| Heidi Rapp Nilsen, Beate Sjåfjell, Benjamin J. Richardson
Press Release

Increasing numbers of older individuals in Germany burdened by housing costs

Housing costs have risen sharply since 1996, especially for renters - Two thirds of older renting households spend over 30 percent of their income on rent compared with 38 percent in 1996 – People living alone in particular are affected by high housing costs

03.07.2019
DIW Roundup 130 / 2019

Do Default Assignments Increase Savings of the Poor? Empirical Evidence

Although households in developing and emerging countries are relatively poor, there is potential to save. For example, one study estimates that up to 8.1% of a poor household’s budget in such countries is spent on so-called temptation goods, like ...

2019| Eva Haaser, Melanie Koch
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Labor Supply and Fiscal Effects of Partial Retirement - the Role of Entry Age and the Timing of Pension Benefits

In recent years policy-makers are incentivizing later retirement entry by enabling flexible transitions into retirement through partial retirement. However, empirical evidence shows that the labor supply and related fiscal effects of more flexibility

In: The Journal of the Economics of Ageing 14 (2019), 100187, 15 S. | Peter Haan, Songül Tolan
Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

Retirement and informal care provision - Effects of the 1999 pension reform in Germany

Using a reform induced increase in the ERA for German women this paper uncovers causal effects of retirement on informal care provision. Studies so far focus on the causality of labor supply on informal care activity in the middle part of an ...

20.02.2019| Björn Fischer
Diskussionspapiere 1827 / 2019

The Role of Labor Demand in the Labor Market Effects of a Pension Reform

This paper shows that labor demand plays an important role in the labor market reactions of older women affected by pension deductions for early retirement. Based on a large representative sample of the German workforce (SIAB), we calculate the ...

2019| Johannes Geyer, Peter Haan, Svenja Lorenz, Mona Pfister, Thomas Zwick
SOEPpapers 1051 / 2019

Long-Run Consequences of Informal Elderly Care and Implications of Public Long-Term Care Insurance

In this paper, I estimate a dynamic structural model of labor supply, retirement, and informal care supply, incorporating labor market frictions and the German tax and benefit system. I find that informal elderly care has adverse and persistent effects

2019| Thorben Korfhage
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Closing Routes to Retirement for Women: How Do They Respond?

We study the employment effects of a large increase in the early retirement age (ERA) of women. Raising the ERA has the potential to extend contribution periods and to reduce the number of pensioners at the same time. However, workers may not be able

In: Journal of Human Resources (2020), im Ersch. [online first: 2019-04-10] | Johannes Geyer, Clara Welteke
Diskussionspapiere 1809 / 2019

Time to Care? The Effects of Retirement on Informal Care Provision

This paper analyzes the impact of a reduction in women's labor supply through retirement on their informal care provision. Using SOEP data from the years 2001- 2016 the analysis addresses fundamental endogeneity problems by applying a fuzzy ...

2019| Björn Fischer, Kai-Uwe Müller
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