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DIW Applied Micro Seminar

The Roots of Inequality: Estimating Inequality of Opportunity from Regression Trees and Forests

21.06.2019| Paul Hufe, ifo Insititut, München
SOEPpapers 1034 / 2019

No Evidence that Economic Inequality Moderates the Effect of Income on Generosity

A landmark study published in PNAS (Côté S, House J, Willer R, 2015, 112:15838–15843, doi:10.1073/pnas.1511536112) showed that higher income individuals are less generous than poorer individuals only if they reside in a U.S. state with comparativ

2019| Stefan C. Schmukle, Martin Korndörfer, Boris Egloff
Weekly Report

Income Distribution in Germany : Real Income on the Rise since 1991 but More People with Low Incomes

Between 1991 and 2015, the real disposable, needs-adjusted income of persons in private households in Germany rose by 15 percent on average. The majority of the population has benefited from the growth in real income, but the groups at the lower end

24.05.2018| Jan Goebel, Markus M. Grabka
Weekly Report

Upward and downward social mobility probabilities have converged for men and women

This study investigates professional social mobility, i.e., changes in one’s occupational status compared to that of their parents. It uses data from the German Socio-Economic Panel (Sozio-ökonomisches Panel, SOEP) on middle-aged, western

24.05.2018| Sandra Bohmann, Nicolas Legewie
Externe referierte Aufsätze

Armut in Deutschland: Ein Vergleich zwischen den beiden Haushaltspanelstudien SOEP und PASS

Die Ergebnisse von Armutsanalysen auf Basis von Befragungsdaten unterliegen statistischen Unsicherheiten und möglichen systematischen Verzerrungen, deren Ursachen sowohl in der Pre-Data-Collection-Phase (z. B. bei der Stichprobenziehung), der Data

In: AStA Wirtschafts- und Sozialstatistisches Archiv 12 (2018), 1, S. 27-62 | Jonas Beste, Markus M. Grabka, Jan Goebel
DIW Weekly Report 9 / 2018

Inequality in Germany: Decrease in Gap for Gross Hourly Wages since 2014, but Monthly and Annual Wages Remain on Plateau

Despite the booming German labor market, wage inequality is still a relevant issue. In the present study, the authors report on the changes in wages and their distribution between 1992 and 2016. In addition to real contractual gross hourly wages, we

2018| Markus M. Grabka, Carsten Schröder
Weekly Report

Inequality in Germany: decrease in gap for gross hourly wages since 2014, but monthly and annual wages remain on plateau

Despite the booming German labor market, wage inequality is still a relevant issue. In the present study, the authors report on the changes in wages and their distribution between 1992 and 2016. In addition to real contractual gross hourly wages, we

28.02.2018| Markus M. Grabka, Carsten Schröder
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