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SOEPpapers 951 / 2017

Uncovering the Power of Personality to Shape Income

The notion of person-environment fit implies that personal and contextual factors interact in influencing important life outcomes. Using data from 8,458 employed individuals, we examined the combined effects of individuals' actual personality traits

2017| Jaap J. A. Denissen, Wiebke Bleidorn, Marie Hennecke, Maike Luhmann, Ulrich Orth, Jule Specht, Julia Zimmermann
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

Elementary and Middle School Principal Effects on Future Academic, Behavioral and Labor-Market Outcomes

07.12.2018| Steven Rivkin, University of Illinois at Chicago
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

Daycare Choice and Ethnic Diversity: Evidence from a Randomized Survey

29.03.2019| Mette Gørtz, University of Copenhagen
Seminar Series on Research in Development Economics

Interaction, Stereotypes and Performance. Evidence from South Africa

03.05.2018| Eliana la Ferrara, Bocconi
Seminar Series on Research in Development Economics

Can Social Contact Reduce Prejudice and Discrimination? Evidence from a Field Experiment in Nigeria


31.05.2018| Alexandra Scacco, WZB
SOEPpapers 965 / 2018

Can Personality Traits Explain Glass Ceilings?

This paper investigates whether personality traits can explain glass ceilings (increasing gender wage gaps across the wage distribution). Using longitudinal survey data from Germany, the UK, and Australia, I combine unconditional quantile regressions

2018| Collischon, Matthias
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Validation of the Narcissistic Admiration and Rivalry Questionnaire Short Scale (NARQ-S) in Convenience and Representative Samples

Due to increased empirical interest in narcissism across the social sciences, there is a need for inventories that can be administered quickly while also reliably measuring both the agentic and antagonistic aspects of grandiose narcissism. In this ..

In: Psychological Assessment 30 (2018), 1, S. 86-96 | Marius Leckelt, Eunike Wetzel, Tanja M. Gerlach, Robert A. Ackerman, Joshua D.Miller, William J. Chopik, Lars Penke, Katharina Geukes, Albrecht C. P. Küfner, Roos Hutteman, David Richter, Karl-Heinz Renner, Marc Allroggen, Courtney Brecheen, W. Keith Campbell, Igor Grossmann, Mitja D. Back
Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

Moral Hazard: Experimental Evidence from Tenancy Contracts

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

05.03.2018| Konrad Burchardi, Stockholm University
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Predictors of Refugee Adjustment: The Importance of Cognitive Skills and Personality

In light of the recent worldwide migration of refugees, determinants of a more or less successful integration are heavily discussed, but reliable empirical investigations are scarce and have often focused on sociodemographic factors. In the present .

In: Collabra: Psychology 5 (2019), 1, Art. 23, 14 S. | Elisabeth Hahn, David Richter, Jürgen Schupp, Mitja D. Back
SOEPpapers 1047 / 2019

Self-Control: Determinants, Life Outcomes and Intergenerational Implications

This paper studies self-control in a nationally representative sample. Using the well-established Tangney scale to measure trait self-control, we find that people’s age as well as the political and economic institutions they are exposed to have an

2019| Deborah A. Cobb-Clark, Sarah C. Dahmann, Daniel A. Kamhöfer, Hannah Schildberg-Hörisch
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