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Essays on Time Preferences and Expectations in Dynamic Decision Making

The three chapters of this dissertation provide new insights in modeling and estimating dynamic discrete choice models. Building on previous identification results, several new strategies are presented to estimate important aspects of dynamic decision processes. A focus lies on hyperbolic discounting and biased expectations, two elements that the vast majority of the literature on female labor supply ...

2019, | Ulrich Schneider

Work, divorce and post-marital living arrangements in Germany: the role of stress, couples’ division of labor and alternative partnerships

Divorce rates in Germany have been increasing since the mid-1960s, however, over the last 15 years this trend appear to be slowing. In accordance, female labor force participation accelerated and is known to be correlated with divorce at the macro level. A common notion – also reflected in Becker’s theoretical model of the new home economics and its related independence thesis – is that women’s participation ...

2021, | Lisa Schmid

Foreign Accents in the Early Hiring Process: A Field Experiment on Accent-Related Ethnic Discrimination in Germany

Based on a field experiment conducted in Germany between October 2014 and October 2015, this article focuses on the disadvantages associated with the presence of a foreign accent in the early hiring process, when applicants call in response to a job advertisement to ask whether the position is still available. We examine whether a foreign accent influences employers’ behaviors via productivity considerations ...

In: International Migration Review (online first) (2021), | Miriam Schmaus, Cornelia Kristen

Care and careers: Gender (in)equality in unpaid care, housework and employment

This article examines whether reducing care and housework duties and redistributing them within different-sex couples could further enhance gender equality on the labor market in terms of labor market participation for different employment types and actual working hours. Women around the world perform the majority of unpaid care and housework, with a large and persistent gap to men. Most research explains ...

In: Research in Social Stratification and Mobility (online first) (2021), 100659 | Claire Samtleben, Kai-Uwe Müller

Income Comparison and Happiness within Households

This paper applies the German Socio-Economic Panel to analyse the effect of within household income comparison on individual life satisfaction. Our estimates indicate, a primary breadwinner wife decreases spousal individual happiness by roughly nine per cent. To state the economic significance, a €70,000 increase in external, peer reference income corresponds to a similar individual happiness decrease. ...

Hamburg: Department of Economics, Helmut-Schmidt-University, 2021,
(Working Paper No. 191)
| Jan Salland

The Early Childhood Education and Care Quality in the Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP-ECEC Quality) Study - K2ID-SOEP Data: Forschungsprojekt im Auftrag der Jacobs Foundation

DIW Berlin Data Documentation 91 | Pia S. Schober, C. Katharina Spieß, Juliane F. Stahl, Gundula Zoch, Georg F. Camehl

Trends and Inequalities in Extending Working Lives: Late-Life Employment Trajectories between 1990-2019 in Seven Countries

Public policies encourage later retirement, but they often do not account for discrepancies in the capacity for extending working lives. This paper studies trends and inequalities in extending working lives over the last three decades in a gender-specific and comparative perspective of seven countries (Australia, Germany, Russia, South Korea, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States). We apply latent ...

(SocArXiv Papers)
| Konrad Turek, Kene Henkens, Matthijs Kalmijn

How is the way we spend our time related to psychological wellbeing? A cross-sectional analysis of time-use patterns in the general population and their associations with wellbeing and life satisfaction

Background: Time-use surveys can closely monitor daily activities, times of stress and relaxation, and examine predictors and trajectories with regard to health. However, previous studies have often neglected the complex interaction of daily activities when looking at health outcomes. Methods: Using latent profile analysis, this study examined patterns of self-reported daily time use (0–12h hours) ...

In: BMC Public Health 21 (2021), 1, 1858 | Samuel Tomczyk, Laura Altweck, Silke Schmidt

Cohort Profile: Genetic data in the German Socio-Economic Panel Innovation Sample (Gene-SOEP)

The German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) serves a global research community by providing representative annual longitudinal data of private households in Germany. The sample provides a detailed life course perspective based on a rich collection of information about living conditions, socio-economic status, family relationships, personality, values, preferences, and health. We collected genetic data from ...

(bioRxiv Preprint)
| Philipp D. Koellinger, Aysu Okbay, Hyeokmoon Kweon, Annemarie Schweinert, Richard Karlsson Linnér, Jan Goebel, David Richter, Lisa Reiber, Bettina Maria Zweck, Daniel W. Belsky, Pietro Biroli, Rui Mata, Elliot M. Tucker-Drob, K. Paige Harden, Gert G. Wagner, Ralph Hertwig
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