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Track Access Charges: Reconciling Conflicting Objectives: Case Study – Germany

Brussels: CERRE, 2018, 29 S. | Heike Link

The Role of Paternal Risk Attitudes in Long-run Education Outcomes and Intergenerational Mobility

This paper studies the role of paternal risk attitudes in sons’ long-run education outcomes and in the intergenerational transmission of incomes and education. Based on 1984–2012 German Socio-Economic Panel Study data of sons and fathers, I show

Zürich: Univ. Zürich, 2015, 27 S.
(Working Paper / Swiss Leading House on Economics of Education, Firm Behavior and Training Policies ; 114)
| Mathias Huebener
Brown Bag Seminar Cluster Industrial Economics

Merger Efficiency Gains: An Assessment of the French Urban Transport Industry

14.12.2018| Joanna Piechucka
DIW Weekly Report 14 / 2019

The Low-Wage Sector in Germany Is Larger Than Previously Assumed

The total number of dependent employees in Germany has increased by more than four million since the financial crisis. Part of this growth took place in the low-wage sector. Analyses based on data from the Socio-Economic Panel, which in 2017 for the

2019| Markus M. Grabka, Carsten Schröder
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Does the Law of One Price Hold for Hedonic Prices?

Hedonic prices of locational attributes in urban land markets are determined by a process of spatial arbitrage that is similar to that which underpins the law of one price. If hedonic prices deviate from their spatial equilibrium values then ...

In: Urban Studies 55 (2018), 15, S. 3299-3317 | Sevrin Waights
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On the Emissions–Inequality and Emissions–Welfare Trade-Offs in Energy Taxation: Evidence on the German Car Fuels Tax

By using estimates from a Demographically-Scaled Quadratic Almost Ideal Demand System (DQUAIDS), we investigate how the German car fuels tax changes the private households’ CO2 emissions, living standards, and post-tax income distribution. Our ...

In: Resource and Energy Economics 44 (2016), S. 206-233 | Dragana Nikodinoska, Carsten Schröder
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Outcomes of Unemployment Episodes during Early Career for Mismatched Workers in the United Kingdom and Germany and the Mediating Effects of Education and Institutions

Our research challenges the traditional view that unemployment is an unequivocal negative event in working life. We argue that depending on workers’ educational attainment and on national-specific institutional settings unemployment might have ...

In: Research in Social Stratification and Mobility 55 (2018), S. 99-108 | Alberto Veira-Ramos, Paul Schmelzer
SOEPpapers 988 / 2018

Growth, Mobility and Social Welfare

We propose a social welfare function to evaluate a profile of income streams and compare the welfare gain of the actual profile relative to the income profile where the individual receives his first period income in each period. We derive necessa

2018| Dirk Van de gaer, Flaviana Palmisano
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How Do Fuel Taxes Impact New Car Purchases? an Evaluation Using French Consumer-Level Data

This study evaluates the impact of fuel taxes on new car purchases, using exhaustive individual-level data of monthly new car registrations in France. We use information on the car holder to account for heterogeneous preferences across purchasers, ..

In: Energy Economics 74 (2018), S. 76-96 | Pauline Givord, Céline Grislain-Letrémy, Helene Naegele
DIW Roundup 131 / 2019

The Impact of Mobile Money in Developing Countries

Mobile money is a success story in terms of facilitating account ownership and payments in developing and emerging countries. Today, telecommunication companies offer mobile money services across more than 90 countries. The most popular services are

2019| Jana Hamdan
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