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SOEPpapers 28 / 2007

Economic Gains from Publicly Provided Education in Germany

The aim of this paper is to estimate income advantages arising from publicly provided education and to analyse their impact on the income distribution in Germany. Using representative micro-data from the SOEP and considering regional and education-specific variation, from a cross-sectional perspective the overall result is the expected levelling effect. When estimating the effects of accumulated educational ...

2007| Joachim R. Frick, Markus M. Grabka, Olaf Groh-Samberg
Diskussionspapiere 709 / 2007

Economic Gains from Publicly Provided Education in Germany

The aim of this paper is to estimate income advantages arising from publicly provided educa-tion and to analyse their impact on the income distribution in Germany. Using representative micro-data from the SOEP and considering regional and education-specific variation, from a cross-sectional perspective the overall result is the expected levelling effect. When estimating the effects of accumulated educational ...

2007| Joachim R. Frick, Markus M. Grabka, Olaf Groh-Samberg
DIW Wochenbericht 35 / 2009

Sorgenfreier Reichtum: jenseits von Konjunktur und Krise lebt nur ein Prozent der Bevölkerung

Sowohl die Einkommensarmut als auch der Einkommensreichtum haben in Deutschland in den letzten Jahren deutlich zugenommen, zu Lasten der mittleren Einkommensgruppen. Reichtum sollte auch die Freiheit von materiellen Sorgen bedeuten. Trotz der Polarisierung der Einkommensverteilung hat der Anteil der Personen, die dauerhaft frei von materiellen Sorgen leben, in Deutschland nicht zu- sondern abgenommen. ...

2009| Olaf Groh-Samberg
DIW Wochenbericht 22 / 2008

Mindestlohn kein geeignetes Instrument gegen Armut in Deutschland

Ein Argument für die Einführung eines gesetzlichen Mindestlohnes in Deutschland ist die Verringerung von Armut der arbeitenden Bevölkerung. Eine aktuelle Studie des DIW Berlin untersucht die Verteilungswirkungen eines bundesweiten Mindestlohnes von 7,50 Euro auf Löhne und Haushaltseinkommen. Obwohl seine Einführung mit einem erheblichen Anstieg der Bruttolöhne im unteren Bereich verbunden wäre, ist ...

2008| Kai-Uwe Müller, Viktor Steiner
SOEPpapers 416 / 2011

Ethnic Residential Segregation and Immigrants' Perceptions of Discrimination in West Germany

Using survey data from the German Socio-Economic Panel, this study shows that immigrants living in segregated residential areas are more likely to report discrimination because of their ethnic background. This applies to both segregated areas where most neighbors are immigrants from the same country of origin as the surveyed person and segregated areas where most neighbors are immigrants from other ...

2011| Verena Dill, Uwe Jirjahn
SOEPpapers 392 / 2011

Surfing Alone? The Internet and Social Capital: Evidence from an Unforeseen Technological Mistake

Does the Internet undermine social capital or facilitate inter-personal and civic engagement in the real world? Merging unique telecommunication data with geo-coded German individual-level data, we investigate how broadband Internet affects several dimensions of social capital. One identification strategy uses panel information to estimate value-added models. A second exploits a quasi-experiment in ...

2011| Stefan Bauernschuster, Oliver Falck, Ludger Wößmann
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Dynamics in Transitory and Permanent Variation of Wages in Germany

We employ covariance structure models to decompose the cross-sectional variance of male wages in Germany into its permanent and transitory parts. We find that the steep growth of cross-sectional inequality during the early 2000s is predominantly driven by transitory factors.

In: Economics Letters 113 (2011), 2, S. 143-146 | Michal Myck, Richard Ochmann, Salmai Qari
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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Infant Mortality and Adult Stature in Spain

This paper presents new evidence concerning the relationship between environmental conditions in the year of birth (as reflected in the infant mortality rate (IMR) and gross domestic product per capita) and adult health (adult height). We perform an analysis across Spanish regions for cohorts born between 1961 and 1980, a period when the country underwent a socio-economic and political transformation. ...

In: Social Science & Medicine 72 (2011), 11, S. 1893-1903 | Carlos Bozzoli, Mariano Bosch, Climent Quintana-Domeque
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