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  • Diskussionspapiere 978 / 2010

    Unemployment and Portfolio Choice: Does Persistence Matter?

    We use a life cycle model of consumption and portfolio choice to study the effects of social security on the investment decisions of households for the European case. Our model is mainly based on the one developed by Cocco, Gomes, and Maenhout (2005). We extend it by unemployment risk using Markov chains to model the transition between different employment states. In contrast to most models in the ...

    2010| Vladimir Kuzin, Franziska Bremus
  • SOEPpapers 635 / 2014

    A Weighty Issue Revisited: The Dynamic Effect of Body Weight on Earnings and Satisfaction in Germany

    We estimate the relationship between changes in the body mass index (bmi) and wages or satisfaction, respectively, in a panel of German employees. In contrast to previous literature, the dynamic models indicate that there is an inverse u-shaped association between bmi and wages among young workers. Among young male workers, work satisfaction is affected beyond the effect on earnings. Our finding of ...

    2014| Frieder Kropfhäußer, Marco Sunder
  • SOEPpapers 588 / 2013

    The Intergenerational Dynamics of Social Inequality: Empirical Evidence from Europe and the United States

    Based on nationally representative data from the German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP), the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID), and the British Household Panel Survey (BHPS) we analyze the intergenerational transmission of economic and social (dis-)advantages in Germany, the United States and Great Britain. We test with the hypotheses that the extent and the determinants of intergenerational income ...

    2013| Veronika V. Eberharter
  • Externe Monographien

    Distributional Effects of the European Emissions Trading System and the Role of Revenue Recycling: Empirical Evidence from Combined Industry- and Household-Level Data

    We calculate the expected distributional effects of the European Emissions Trading System combining industry and household-level data. By combining data on direct CO2 emissions by production sector from the German Environmental Account with the German Input-Output Accounts, we calculate the CO2 intensity of each sector covered by the EU ETS. We focus on the impact of price increases in the electricity ...

    Berlin: Freie Univ. Berlin, FB Wirtschaftswiss., 2012, 26 S.
    (Discussion Paper / School of Business & Economics ; 2012,6)
    | Johanna Cludius, Martin Beznoska, Viktor Steiner
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