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Diskussionspapiere 1169 / 2011

Labor Supply and Child Care Choices in a Rationed Child Care Market

This paper presents an empirical framework for the analysis of mothers' labor supply and child care choices, explicitly taking into account access restrictions to subsidized child care. This is particularly important for countries such as Germany, where subsidized child care is rationed and private child care is only available at considerably higher cost. I use a discrete choice panel data model

2011| Katharina Wrohlich
Monographien

Germany's Next Top Manager: Does Personality Explain the Gender Career Gap?

Bonn: IZA, 2010, 42 S.
(Discussion Paper Series / Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ; 5110)
| Simon Fietze, Elke Holst, Verena Tobsch
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Die wahrgenommene Gerechtigkeit des eigenen Erwerbseinkommens: geschlechtstypische Muster und die Bedeutung des Haushaltskontextes

Die zunehmende Erwerbsbeteiligung von Frauen und die Ausbreitung "atypischer" Beschäftigungsverhältnisse hat zur Folge, dass der Anteil an Haushalten, in denen der Mann der alleinige Ernährer der Familie ist, abnimmt und der Anteil an Zweiverdienerhaushalten seit Jahren ansteigt. Vor diesem Hintergrund fragt dieser Beitrag, welche Bedeutung Haushaltskontexte, in denen das traditionelle male The ri

In: Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie 63 (2011), 1, S. 33-59 | Stefan Liebig, Carsten Sauer, Jürgen Schupp
SOEPpapers 399 / 2011

Changing Identity: Retiring from Unemployment

Using data from the German Socio-Economic Panel from 1984-2009, we follow persons from their working life into their retirement years and find that, on average, employed people maintain their life satisfaction upon retirement, while long-term unemployed people report a substantial increase in their life satisfaction when they retire. These results are robust to controlling for changes in other

2011| Clemens Hetschko, Andreas Knabe, Ronnie Schöb
SOEPpapers 354 / 2011

Remittances and Gender: Theoretical Considerations and Empirical Evidence

In this paper, we focus on network- and gender-specific determinants of remittances, which are often explained theoretically by way of intra-family contracts. We develop a basic formal concept that includes aspects of the transnational network and derive hypotheses from it. For our empirical investigation, we use data from the German Socio-Economic Panel Study (SOEP) for the years 2001-2006. Our

2011| Elke Holst, Andrea Schäfer, Mechthild Schrooten
Monographien

Germany's Next Top Manager: Does Personality Explain the Gender Career Gap?

Soenderborg: Syddansk Universitaet, 2010, 43 S.
(Danish-German Research Papers ; 3)
| Simon Fietze, Elke Holst, Verena Tobsch
SOEPpapers 97 / 2008

Obesity and Developmental Functioning Among Children Aged 2-4 Years

In developed countries, obesity tends to be associated with worse labor market outcomes. One possible reason is that obesity leads to less human capital formation early in life. This paper investigates the association between obesity and the developmental functioning of children at younger ages (2-4 years) than ever previously examined. Data from the German Socio-Economic Panel Study are used

2008| John Cawley, C. Katharina Spieß
Diskussionspapiere 293 / 2002

Long-Term Effects of Unpaid Overtime

Why do people work unpaid overtime? We show that remarkable long-term labor earnings gains are associated with unpaid overtime in West Germany. A descriptive analysis suggests that over a 10-year period workers with unpaid overtime experience on average at least a 10 percentage points higher increase in real labor earnings than their co-workers. Applying panel data models this result generally

2002| Markus Pannenberg
Diskussionspapiere 290 / 2002

A Multilevel Analysis of Child Care and the Transition to Motherhood in Western Germany

In this paper, we take a multilevel perspective to investigate the role of child care in the transition to motherhood in Germany. We argue that in the European institutional context the availability of public day care and informal child care arrangements should be a central element of the local opportunity structure regarding the compatibility of childrearing and women's employment. Using data

2002| Karsten Hank, Michaela Kreyenfeld
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