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DIW Wochenbericht 14 / 2020

Reflexe aus der Finanzkrise sind nicht genug! Kommentar

2020| Jan Philipp Fritsche, Patrick Christian Harms
Zeitungs- und Blogbeiträge

Sorgearbeit sollte anders verteilt werden

In: Frankfurter Rundschau (03.03.2020), S. 12 | Kai-Uwe Müller
Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)


BAMS is a joint seminar by the DIW Berlin, the Hertie School of Governance, the HU Berlin and the WZB.

02.12.2019| Björn Öckert
Seminar Series on Research in Development Economics

Targeting Network Spillovers: Experimental Evidence from a Health Intervention in Zambia

We study how different network targeting mechanisms affect the direct and spillover impacts of a school-based health intervention in Zambia. Across 133 schools, we randomly assigned whether the intervention was administered to i) a random selection of students; ii) most central students; or iii) most central students and an additional friend. Our results indicate that the two-hour intervention had

04.11.2019| Anselm Hager, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

Inattention and Switching Costs as sources of inertia in Medicare Part D

BAMS is a joint seminar by the DIW Berlin, the Hertie School of Governance, the HU Berlin and the WZB.

18.11.2019| Amelie Wuppermann
SOEPpapers 1038 / 2019

Depression, Risk Preferences and Risk-Taking Behavior

Depression affects the way that people process information and make decisions, including those involving risk and uncertainty. Our objective is to analyze the way that depressive episodes shape risk preferences and risk-taking behaviors. We are the first to address this issue using large-scale, representative panel data that include both behavioral and stated risk preference measures and a

2019| Deborah A. Cobb-Clark, Sarah Dahmann, Nathan Kettlewell
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Medical Malpractice Appeals in a Civil Law System: Do Administrative and Civil Courts Award Noneconomic Damages Differently?

How do courts award noneconomic damages? Does it matter if the state is the defendant? This article addresses these questions in the context of medical malpractice appeals to the Spanish Supreme Court. Moreover, this study provides the first empirical analysis of the quantification of noneconomic damages in medical malpractice cases in administrative courts, where the state is the defendant, and

In: Law & Society Review 53 (2019), 2, S. 386-419 | Sofia Amaral-Garcia
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Sexual Activity, Sexual Thoughts, and Intimacy among Older Adults: Links with Physical Health and Psychosocial Resources for Successful Aging

Research on close relationships in later life has received increased attention over the past decade. However, little is known about sexuality and intimacy in old age. Using cross-sectional data from the Berlin Aging Study II (BASE-II; Mage = 68 years, SD = 3.68; 50% women; N = 1,514), we examine age differences in behavioral (sexual activity), cognitive (sexual thoughts), and emotional (intimacy)

In: Psychology and Aging 34 (2019), 3, S. 389-404 | Karolina Kolodziejczak, Adrian Rosada, Johanna Drewelies, Sandra Düzel, Peter Eibich, Christina Tegeler, Gert G. Wagner, Klaus M. Beier, Nilam Ram, Ilja Demuth, Elisabeth Steinhagen-Thiessen, Denis Gerstorf
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A Quasi-Experimental Evaluation of Marijuana Policies and Youth Marijuana Use

Background: Marijuana use carries risks for adolescents’ well-being, making it essential to evaluate effects of recent marijuana policies.Objectives: This study sought to delineate associations between state-level shifts in decriminalization and medical marijuana laws (MML) and adolescent marijuana use.Methods: Using data on 861,082 adolescents (14 to 18+ years; 51% female) drawn from 1999 to 2015

In: American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse 45 (2019), 3, S. 292-303 | Rebekah Levine Coley, Summer Sherburne Hawkins, Marco Ghiani, Claudia Kruzik, Christopher F. Baum
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