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The Justice of Earnings in Dual-Earner Households

Over recent decades, the rise in female labor market participation and the increase in "atypical" employment arrangements have brought about a steady decline in traditional "male breadwinner" households and an increasing number of dual-earner households. Against this backdrop, the present paper investigates how different household contexts' ranging from traditional "male breadwinner" households to ...

In: Research in Social Stratification and Mobility 30 (2012), 2, S. 219-232 | Stefan Liebig, Carsten Sauer, Jürgen Schupp
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Gender and Remittances: Evidence from Germany

This study focuses on gender-specific determinants of remittances in Germany. The conceptual approach considers gender roles and naturalization to be crucial in the immigrant's decision to remit. For the empirical investigation, the authors use data from the German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) study for the years 2001-6. The findings show, first, that individual income differences in the country of ...

In: Feminist Economics 18 (2012), 2, S. 201-229 | Elke Holst, Andrea Schäfer, Mechthild Schrooten
SOEPpapers 403 / 2011

A Critique and Reframing of Personality in Labour Market Theory: Locus of Control and Labour Market Outcomes

This article critically examines the theoretical arguments that underlie the literature linking personality traits to economic outcomes and provides empirical evidence indicating that labour market outcomes influence personality outcomes. Based on data from the German Socio-Economic Panel, we investigated the extent to which gender differences occur in the processes by which highly positive and negative ...

2011| Eileen Trzcinski, Elke Holst
SOEPpapers 404 / 2011

Spite and Cognitive Skills in Preschoolers

Although spiteful preferences play a crucial role in the development of human large-scale cooperation, there is little evidence on spiteful behavior and its determinants in children. We investigate the relationship between children's cognitive skills and spiteful behavior in a sample of 214 preschoolers aged 5-6 and their mothers. Other-regarding behavior of both mothers and children is elicited through ...

2011| Elisabeth Bügelmayer, C. Katharina Spieß
Diskussionspapiere 1157 / 2011

A Critique and Reframing of Personality in Labour Market Theory: Locus of Control and Labour Market Outcomes

This article critically examines the theoretical arguments that underlie the literature linking personality traits to economic outcomes and provides empirical evidence indicating that labour market outcomes influence personality outcomes. Based on data from the German Socio-Economic Panel, we investigated the extent to which gender differences occur in the processes by which highly positive and negative ...

2011| Eileen Trzcinski, Elke Holst
Berlin Lunchtime Meeting

The Gender Pay Gap in the US: Going, Going, ..., But Not Gone

Chair: Elke HolstIntroduction: Anne Busch Professor Blau will describe trends in the gender pay gap in the United States in an international perspective, particularly the important gains in recent decades. She will consider fundamental explanations for the gender pay gap and use these explanations to understand the trends. Among the questions that she will consider are: Has discrimination against...

12.09.2011| Prof. Francine D. Blau, Ph.D
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Gender Differences in Subjective Well-Being in and out of Management Positions

This study used data from the German Socio-economic Panel to examine gender differences in the extent to which self-reported subjective well-being was associated with occupying a high-level managerial position in the labour market,compared with employment in non-leadership, non-high-level managerial positions, unemployment, and non-labour market participation. Our results indicated that a clear hierarchy ...

In: Social Indicators Research 107 (2012), 3, S. 449-463 | Eileen Trzcinski, Elke Holst
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Gender Differences in Entrepreneurial Choice and Risk Aversion: A Decomposition Based on a Microeconometric Model

Why are female entrepreneurs so rare? In Germany, women exhibit both a lower entry rate into and higher exit rate from self-employment. To explain this gender gap, this study estimates a structural microeconometric model of transition rates that includes a standard risk aversion parameter. Inputs into the model are the expected value and variance of earnings from self-employment and dependent employment, ...

In: Applied Economics 44 (2012), 14, S. 1795-1812 | Frank M. Fossen
SOEPpapers 356 / 2011

Why Men Might "Have It All" While Women Still Have to Choose between Career and Family in Germany

This study used data from the German Socio-economic Panel to examine gender differences in the extent to which self-reported subjective well-being was associated with occupying a high-level managerial position in the labour market, compared with employment in non-leadership, non-high-level managerial positions, unemployment, and non-labour market participation. Our results indicated that a clear hierarchy ...

2011| Eileen Trzcinski, Elke Holst
DIW Wochenbericht 3 / 2011

29 von 906: Weiterhin kaum Frauen in Top-Gremien großer Unternehmen

Nach wie vor sind die Vorstandsposten der größten 200 Unternehmen Deutschlands nahezu ausschließlich mit Männern besetzt. Frauen nahmen 2010 nur 3,2 Prozent der Vorstandssitze ein. Diesen geringen Anteilswert unterschreiten die größten 100 Unternehmen und die DAX30-Unternehmen mit 2,2 Prozent sogar noch. Dies, obwohl sich die Unternehmen bereits 2001 auf freiwilliger Basis zu einer Stärkung des Anteils ...

2011| Elke Holst, Julia Schimeta
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