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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
Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

Was Marx Right? Income Inequality, Market Concentration and Voting in late 19th Century Germany

The  recent  debate  on  the  causes  and  consequences  of  income  inequality shows striking similarity to the debate in many parts of Europe before 1914. Today and back then the focus was on ...

06.02.2019| Charlotte Bartels
Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

In-Kind Transfers, Tagging, and Market Power: Evidence from the Affordable Care Act

BAMS is a joint seminar by the DIW Berlin, the Hertie School of Governance, the HU Berlin and the WZB.

26.11.2018| Stephen P. Ryan (Washington University in St. Louis)
Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

Birth Cohort Size Variation and the Estimation of Class Size Effects

We present evidence that the practice of holding back poorly performing students affects estimates of the impact of class size on student outcomes based on within-school variation of cohort size over time. This type of variation is commonly ...

31.10.2018| Maximilian Bach
Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

Do Lower Minimum Wages for Young Workers Raise their Employment? – Evidence from a Danish Discontinuity

BAMS is a joint seminar by the DIW Berlin, the Hertie School of Governance, the HU Berlin and the WZB.

12.11.2018| Daniel Reck London School of Economics (LSE)
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
Press release

Gross income gap has increased since reunification

The top 10% of income earners in Germany earn almost as much as the middle 40% – the top 1%’s share of national income has increased from eight to 13 percent since 1995. The share of national income belonging to the top 1% of income ...

16.01.2018
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