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  • Cynical people desire power but rarely acquire it: Exploring the role of cynicism in leadership attainment

    Abstract Do cynical individuals have a stronger desire for power and are they more likely to acquire power at work? The negative consequences of cynicism—for cynics themselves and the people around them—render the examination of these questions particularly important. We first examined the role of cynicism in power motives. Results showed that more cynical individuals have a greater desire for power ...

    In: British Journal of Psychology (online first) (2023), | Olga Stavrova, Daniel Ehlebracht, Dongning Ren
  • Do local expenditures on sports facilities affect sports participation?

    This paper contributes to the literature evaluating the performance of local governments by analyzing the effect of local public expenditures on sports facilities on sports participation in Germany. To this end, we use a new data base containing public expenditures at the municipality level and link this information with individual level data. We form locally weighted averages of expenditures based ...

    In: Economic Inquiry 61 (2023), 4, 1103-1128 | Carina Steckenleiter, Michael Lechner, Tim Pawlowski, Ute Schüttoff
  • (In)equality at the workplace? Differences in occupational safety and health measures during the Covid-19 pandemic and related employee health

    Auf Basis der Daten einer Sondererhebung des Sozio-oekonomischen Panels zur Covid-19-Pandemie (SOEP-CoV) werden in diesem Beitrag Unterschiede in der Umsetzung verschiedener personenbezogener und organisatorischer Arbeitsschutzmaßnahmen während der Covid-19-Pandemie sowie deren Zusammenhang mit der individuellen Gesundheit von Beschäftigten untersucht. Hierzu wird zunächst ein kurzer Abriss zu sozialen ...

    In: Soziale Welt 74 (2023), 1, S. 116-145 | Anita Tisch, Sophie-Charlotte Meyer, Sabine Sommer, Carsten Schröder
  • Why do trends in social fluidity at labour market entry and occupational maturity differ? Evidence from Germany and the UK

    This study examines how intragenerational class mobility can lead to differing over-time trends in intergenerational class mobility depending on when class destination is measured in individuals’ careers. Specifically, it tackles the puzzle why increases in social fluidity are observed when class destination is measured at labour market entry, while only trendless fluctuation is found when class destination ...

    In: Research in Social Stratification and Mobility 83 (2023), February 2023, 100746 | Nhat An Trinh
  • Making the Match: The Importance of Local Labor Markets for the Employment Prospects of Refugees

    We examine how local labor markets shape the employment prospects of refugees in Germany, where refugees are assigned to regions through a dispersal policy. While it is known that the characteristics of these regions affect the overall employment probability of refugees, previous studies have not investigated how refugees’ chances of regaining their pre-migration occupation are affected by the local ...

    In: Social Sciences 12 (2023), 6, 339 | Dorian Tsolak, Marvin Bürmann
  • The link between singlehood in young adulthood and effects of romantic separation

    Abstract Objective This article aims to uncover long-term effects of singlehood after leaving home by examining whether individuals fare better after separation from their first cohabiting partner if they were not immediately coupled after leaving home. Background Singlehood after leaving home offers young people the opportunity to invest in their development, and social and economic resources. From ...

    In: Journal of Marriage and Family (online first) (2023), | Lonneke van den Berg, Ellen Verbakel
  • Infection rates matter – especially for people from lower social class: A large-scale investigation of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health

    The COVID-19 pandemic was a long-lasting and stressful event that had enormous psychological, economic, and social consequences. This study extends prior research by examining the relationship between infection rates and mental health as well as its dependency on social class. Therefore, we used large-scale data from a nationwide sample (N = 5,742) across two time periods in the COVID-19 pandemic in ...

    In: Zeitschrift für Psychologie 231 (2023), 2, 161-171 | Vera Vogel, Theresa M. Entringer
  • The First 50 Contributions to the Data Observer Series – An Overview

    In: Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik 242 (2022), 5-6, 707-712 | Joachim Wagner
  • Does Your Smartphone “Know” Your Social Life? A Methodological Comparison of Day Reconstruction, Experience Sampling, and Mobile Sensing

    Mobile sensing is a promising method that allows researchers to directly observe human social behavior in daily life using people’s mobile phones. To date, limited knowledge exists on how well mobile sensing can assess the quantity and quality of social interactions. We therefore examined the agreement among experience sampling, day reconstruction, and mobile sensing in the assessment of multiple aspects ...

    In: Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science 6 (2023), 3, 25152459231178738 | Yannick Roos, Michael D. Krämer, David Richter, Ramona Schoedel, Cornelia Wrzus
  • Estimating Intra-Regional Inequality with an Application to German Spatial Planning Regions

    Income inequality is a persistent topic of public and political debate. In this context, the focus often shifts from the national level to a more detailed geographical level. In particular, inequality between or within local communities can be assessed. In this article, the estimation of inequality within regions, that is, between households, is considered at a regionally disaggregated level. From ...

    In: Journal of Official Statistics 39 (2023), 2, 203-228 | Marina Runge
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