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SOEPpapers 115 / 2008

Examining the Gender Wealth Gap in Germany

Welfare-oriented analyses of economic outcome measures such as income and wealth generally rest on the assumption of pooled and equally shared resources among all household members. Yet the lack of individual-level data hampers the distribution of income and wealth within the ousehold context. Based on unique individual-level wealth data from the German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP), this paper

2008| Eva M. Sierminska, Joachim R. Frick, Markus M. Grabka
SOEPpapers 105 / 2008

Die Bildungschancen von Aussiedlerkindern

Mit der Zuwanderung der Aussiedler war zumindest partiell die Erwartung verbunden, dass sie -anders als die zuvor und parallel zuwandernden nicht-deutschen Migranten - leichter in der aufnehmenden Gesellschaft aufgehen würden. Der vorliegende Beitrag untersucht diese Frage im Hinblick auf die Bildungschancen der Kinder der Aussiedler im Vergleich mit denen anderer Migrantenkinder und denen der

2008| Marek Fuchs, Michaela Sixt
SOEPpapers 107 / 2008

Wage Convergence and Inequality after Unification: (East) Germany in Transition

This paper investigates the wage convergence between East German workers and their West German counterparts after reunification. Our research is based on a comparison of three groups of workers defined as stayers, migrants and commuters to West Germany, who lived in East Germany in 1989, with groups of West German statistical twin workers, all taken from the Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP). According

2008| Johannes Gernandt, Friedhelm Pfeiffer
SOEPpapers 207 / 2009

Low Pay Persistence in European Countries

Using panel data for twelve European countries over the period 1994-2001 we estimate the extent of state dependence in low pay. Controlling for observable and unobservable heterogeneity as well as the endogeneity of initial conditions we find positive, statistically significant state dependence in every single country. The magnitude of this effect varies by country, however this variation is not

2009| Ken Clark, Nikolaos C. Kanellopoulos
Diskussionspapiere 887 / 2009

Armut von Erwerbstätigen im europäischen Vergleich: eine Analyse unter Berücksichtigung des Einkommensverteilungsprozesses

In Europa bestehen deutliche Unterschiede im Ausmaß und in der Struktur von Armut von Erwerbstätigen. Die vorliegende Untersuchung analysiert in einem Vergleich von 20 Ländern, inwieweit dies auf die unterschiedliche Ausgestaltung der institutionellen Rahmenbedingungen eines jeweiligen Landes zurückzuführen ist. Die Analysen basieren auf Mikrodaten aus der EU Statistik zu Einkommen und In Europe,

2009| Henning Lohmann
SOEPpapers 183 / 2009

Policy, Institutional Factors and Earnings Mobility

This paper uses ECHP and OECD data for 14 EU countries to explore the role of labour market factors in explaining cross-national differences in the dynamic structure of earnings: in permanent inequality, transitory inequality and earnings mobility. Based on ECHP, minimum distance estimator is used to decompose earnings inequality into the permanent and transitory components and compute earnings

2009| Denisa Maria Sologon, Cathal O'Donoghue
SOEPpapers 184 / 2009

Earnings Dynamics and Inequality in EU, 1994-2001

This paper uses ECHP for 14 EU countries to explore the dynamic structure of individual earnings and the extent to which changes in cross-sectional earnings inequality reflect transitory or permanent components of individual lifecycle earnings variation. Increases in inequality reflect increases in permanent differentials in four countries and increases in both components in two. Decreases in

2009| Denisa Maria Sologon, Cathal O'Donoghue
SOEPpapers 215 / 2009

Time and Income Poverty: An Interdependent Multidimensional Poverty Approach with German Time Use Diary Data

Income as the traditional one dimensional measure in well-being and poverty analyses is extended in recent studies by a multidimensional poverty concept. Though this is certainly a progress, however, two important aspects are missing: time as an important dimension and the interdependence of the often only separately counted multiple poverty dimensions. Our paper will contribute to both aspects:

2009| Joachim Merz, Tim Rathjen
SOEPpapers 252 / 2009

Estimating Income Poverty in the Presence of Missing Data and Measurement Error

Reliable measures of poverty are an essential statistical tool for public policies aimed at reducing poverty. In this paper we consider the reliability of income poverty measures based on survey data which are typically plagued by missing data and measurement error. Neglecting these problems can bias the estimated poverty rates. We show how to derive upper and lower bounds for the population

2009| Cheti Nicoletti, Franco Peracchi, Francesca Foliano
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