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"A Schumpeterian Model of Top Income Inequality"

Top income inequality rose sharply in the United States over the last 40 years but increased only slightly in economies like France and Japan. Why? This paper explores a model in which heterogeneous entrepreneurs, broadly interpreted, exert effort to generate exponential growth in their incomes. On its own, this force leads to rising inequality. Creative destruction by outside innovators restrains...

17.10.2018| Jihee Kim, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Zeitungs- und Blogbeiträge

Fünf Ideen für ein besseres Hartz IV

In: Die Zeit (20.04.2018), [Online-Artikel] | Marcel Fratzscher
DIW focus 2 / 2020

Housing Policies Worldwide during Coronavirus Crisis: Challenges and Solutions

The coronavirus pandemic, which began in December 2019 and is currently spreading rapidly around the world, is having a noticeable impact on the economy and thus also on the real estate market. Since the measures to curb the spread are causing economic activities to decline massively, small and medium-sized companies in the service, hospitality, and transport sectors in particular, but the self-employed ...

2020| Konstantin A. Kholodilin
Zeitungs- und Blogbeiträge

Ein Chancenerbe für alle

In: Die Zeit (29.12.2017), [Online-Artikel] | Marcel Fratzscher
Zeitungs- und Blogbeiträge

Frauen können die Rente retten

In: Die Zeit (28.09.2018), [Online-Artikel] | Marcel Fratzscher
Externe referierte Aufsätze

Social Image Concerns and Welfare Take-Up

Using a laboratory experiment, we present first evidence that social image concerns causally reduce the take-up of an individually beneficial transfer. Our design manipulates the informativeness of the take-up decision by varying whether transfer eligibility is based on ability or luck, and how the transfer is financed. We find that subjects avoid the inference both of being low-skilled (ability stigma) ...

In: Journal of Public Economics 168 (2018), S. 174-192 | Jana Friedrichsen, Tobias König, Renke Schmacker
Diskussionspapiere 1660 / 2017

The Hukou Impact on the Chinese Wage Structure

Faster urbanization plays a key role in the Chinese economic transformation. However, at the Lewis turning point, the hukou institution constitutes a serious risk to the process, as it restricts the access of migrants to public services offered by cities. To attract further migration, firms started to accept a premium on top of the wage. Thus, the social discrimination introduced by the hukou system ...

2017| Christian Dreger, Yanqun Zhang

The End of Cheap Labour: Are Foreign Investors Leaving China?

China's government is promoting the shift towards a consumption-based economy since a few years. The explicit goal to significantly raise the percentage of wages in the national household income is integral part of the 12th Five-Year Plan (2011-15). The changes in the economic strategy are likely to affect the attractiveness of the country to foreign investors. In this paper, we raise the hypothesis ...

Bonn: IZA, 2016, 19 S.
(Discussion Paper Series / Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ; 10097)
| Julian Donaubauer, Christian Dreger
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