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  • SOEPpapers 375 / 2011

    Spillover Effects of Maternal Education on Child's Health and Schooling

    This is the first study investigating the causal effect of maternal education on child's health and schooling outcomes in Germany. We apply an instrumental variables approach that has not yet been used in the intergenerational context. For that purpose, we draw on a rich German panel data set (SOEP) containing information about three generations. This allows instrumenting maternal education by the ...

    2011| Daniel Kemptner, Jan Marcus
  • SOEPpapers 235 / 2009

    Modelling State Dependence and Feedback Effects between Poverty, Employment and Parental Home Emancipation among European Youth

    Youth is one of the phases in the life-cycle when some of the most decisive life transitions take place. Entering the labour market or leaving parental home are events with important consequences for the economic well-being of young adults. In this paper, the interrelationship between employment, residential emancipation and poverty dynamics is studied for eight European countries by means of an econometric ...

    2009| Sara Ayllón
  • SOEPpapers 226 / 2009

    Marital Risk, Family Insurance, and Public Policy

    The present paper aims to quantify the growth and welfare consequences of changing family structures in western societies. For this reason we develop a dynamic general equilibrium model with both genders which takes into account changes of the marital status as a stochastic process. Individuals respond to these shocks by adjusting savings and labor supply. Our quantitative results indicate that the ...

    2009| Hans Fehr, Manuel Kallweit, Fabian Kindermann
  • Externe Monographien

    Inequality and Happiness: When Perceived Social Mobility and Economic Reality Do Not Match

    München: CESifo, 2010, 41 S.
    (CESifo Working Papers ; 3216)
    | Christian Bjørnskov, Axel Dreher, Justina A. V. Fischer, Jan Schnellenbach
  • Externe Monographien

    The Individual and the Welfare State: Life Histories in Europe

    Berlin [u.a.]: Springer, 2011, XX, 285 S. | Axel Börsch-Supan, Martina Brandt, Karsten Hank, Mathis Schröder (Eds.)
  • SOEPpapers 365 / 2011

    How Important Is the Family? Evidence from Sibling Correlations in Permanent Earnings in the US, Germany and Denmark

    This paper is the first to analyze intergenerational economic mobility based on sibling correlations in permanent earnings in Germany and to provide a cross-country comparison of Germany, Denmark, and the US. The main findings are as follows: the importance of family and community background in Germany is higher than in Denmark and comparable to that in the US. This holds true for brothers and sisters. ...

    2011| Daniel D. Schnitzlein
  • Externe Monographien

    Can Child Care Policy Encourage Employment and Fertility? Evidence from a Structural Model

    Bonn: IZA, 2009, 30 S.
    (Discussion Paper Series / Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ; 4503)
    | Peter Haan, Katharina Wrohlich
  • SOEPpapers 230 / 2009

    Children, Happiness and Taxation

    Empirical analyses on the determinants of life satisfaction often include the impact of the number of children variable among controls without fully discriminating between its two (socio-relational and pecuniary) components. In our empirical analysis on the German Socioeconomic Panel we show that, when introducing household income without correction for the number of members, the pecuniary effect prevails ...

    2009| Leonardo Becchetti, Elena Giachin Ricca, Alessandra Pelloni
  • Externe Monographien

    Child Mortality, Income and Adult Height

    Cambridge : National Bureau of Economic Research, 2007, 36 S.
    (NBER Working Paper Series ; 12966)
    | Carlos Bozzoli, Angus S. Deaton, Climent Quintana-Domeque
  • SOEPpapers 160 / 2009

    Lohneinbußen durch geburtsbedingte Erwerbsunterbrechungen: fertilitätstheoretische Einordnung, Quantifizierung auf Basis von SOEP-Daten und familienpolitische Implikationen

    Die hier referierte Untersuchung hat zum Ziel, die Auswirkungen von Erwerbsunterbrechungen von Frauen im Zusammenhang mit der Geburt ihres ersten Kindes auf die Lohnentwicklung der Frau in ihrem weiteren Erwerbsverlauf zu berechnen. Auf Basis dieser Ergebnisse sollen sowohl ein Erklärungsbeitrag zum Fertilitätsverhalten deutscher Frauen geleistet als auch Ansatzpunkte für familienpolitische Instrumente ...

    2009| Christina Boll
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