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Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung 2 / 2009

Zur Angleichung von Einkommen und Lebensqualität im vereinigten Deutschland

Der Übergang zur Marktwirtschaft erfolgte in Ostdeutschland im Unterschied zu anderen osteuropäischen Staaten unter dem Primat der sozialpolitischen Angleichung der Lebensbedingungen an das höhere Wohlstandsniveau der westlichen Bundesländer. ...The

2009| Jan Goebel, Roland Habich, Peter Krause
SOEPpapers 29 / 2007

Risky Earnings, Taxation and Entrepreneurial Choice: A Microeconometric Model for Germany

Which role do individual income prospects play in the decision to be an entrepreneur rather than an employee? In a model of occupational choice, higher expected after-tax earnings attract people to self-employment, while more risky net earnings deter

2007| Frank M. Fossen
SOEPpapers 32 / 2007

Quantifying the Psychological Costs of Unemployment: The Role of Permanent Income

Unemployment causes significant losses in the quality of life. In addition to reducing individual income, it also creates non-pecuniary, psychological costs. We quantify these non-pecuniary losses by using the life satisfaction approach. In contrast

2007| Andreas Knabe, Steffen Rätzel
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Soziale Ungleichheit im Kindes- und Jugendalter

In: Aus Politik und Zeitgeschichte (2006), 26, S. 11-18 | Olaf Groh-Samberg, Matthias Grundmann
SOEPpapers 21 / 2007

Precautionary Saving and Income Uncertainty in Germany: New Evidence from Microdata

The saving ratio of households in Germany has increased in the past few years when the income trend was weak. This could be due to precautionary saving. In this paper, the importance of precautionary saving against income uncertainty is analyzed ...

2007| Nikolaus Bartzsch
SOEPpapers 284 / 2010

Eine exemplarische Anwendung der regionalisierten Preisniveau-Daten des BBSR auf die Einkommensverteilung für die Jahre 2005 bis 2008

Die 1990 eingeführte Wirtschafts- und Währungsunion der BRD mit der DDR und schließlich die deutsche Wiedervereinigung war und ist für jede Statistik, die versucht die Lebensverhältnisse in Ost und West zu vergleichen, eine große Herausforderung. In

2010| Jan Goebel, Peter Krause, Joachim R. Frick, Markus M. Grabka, Gert G. Wagner
SOEPpapers 293 / 2010

Changes in the Gender Wage Gap in Germany during a Period of Rising Wage Inequality 1999-2006: Was it Discrimination in the Returns to Human Capital?

In this article I analyze the changes in the gender wage gap in the western region, eastern region and in reunified Germany during the period 1999 - 2006. I use data from the German Socio-Economic Panel and implement two alternative decomposition ...

2010| Usamah Fayez Al-Farhan
SOEPpapers 226 / 2009

Marital Risk, Family Insurance, and Public Policy

The present paper aims to quantify the growth and welfare consequences of changing family structures in western societies. For this reason we develop a dynamic general equilibrium model with both genders which takes into account changes of the ...

2009| Hans Fehr, Manuel Kallweit, Fabian Kindermann
Diskussionspapiere 1015 / 2010

Does Employer Learning Vary by Occupation?

Models in which employers learn about the productivity of young workers, such as Altonji and Pierret (2001), have two principal implications: First, the distribution of wages becomes more dispersed as a cohort of workers gains experience; second, the

2010| Hani Mansour
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