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SOEPpapers 97 / 2008

Obesity and Developmental Functioning Among Children Aged 2-4 Years

In developed countries, obesity tends to be associated with worse labor market outcomes. One possible reason is that obesity leads to less human capital formation early in life. This paper investigates the association between obesity and the ...

2008| John Cawley, C. Katharina Spieß
SOEPpapers 112 / 2008

Soziale Unterschiede in der Lebenserwartung: Möglichkeiten auf Basis des Sozio-oekonomischen Panels

In diesem Beitrag werden Möglichkeiten zur Analyse sozialer Unterschiede in der Lebenserwartung auf Basis des Sozio-oekonomischen Panels (SOEP) dargestellt. Einleitend wird ein Überblick über verschiedene Datenquellen zur Analyse sozial ...This pa

2008| Lars Eric Kroll, Thomas Lampert
SOEPpapers 274 / 2010

Revisiting the Income-Health Nexus: The Importance of Choosing the "Right" Indicator

We show that the choice of the welfare measure has a substantial impact on the degree of welfare-related health inequality. Combining various income and wealth measures with different health measures, we calculate 80 health concentration indices. The

2010| Nicolas R. Ziebarth, Joachim R. Frick
SOEPpapers 262 / 2010

Years of Schooling, Human Capital and the Body Mass Index of European Females

We find that the protective effect of years of schooling on the BMI of European females is non negligible, but smaller than the one recently found for the US. By using individual standardized cognitive tests instead of years of schooling as the ...

2010| Giorgio Brunello, Daniele Fabbri, Margherita Fort
Diskussionspapiere 871 / 2009

Parental Income and Child Health in Germany

We use newly available data from Germany to study the relationship between parental income and child health. We find a strong gradient between parental income and subjective child health as has been documented earlier in the US, Canada and the UK. ..

2009| Steffen Reinhold, Hendrik Jürges
SOEPpapers 7 / 2007

The Impact of Child and Maternal Health Indicators on Female Labor Force Participation after Childbirth: Evidence from Germany

This paper analyzes the influence of children's health and mothers' physical and mental wellbeing on female labor force participation after childbirth in Germany. Our analysis uses data from the German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) study, which enables

2007| Annalena Dunkelberg, C. Katharina Spieß
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The Impact of Child and Maternal Health Indicators on Female Labor Force Participation after Childbirth: Evidence for Germany

This paper analyzes the influence of child health and maternal physical and mental health on female labor force participation after childbirth in Germany. Our analysis is based on data from the German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) study, which enables

In: Journal of Comparative Family Studies 40 (2009), 1, S. 119-138 | C. Katharina Spieß, Annalena Dunkelberg
SOEPpapers 295 / 2010

Multidimensional Measurement of Richness: Theory and an Application to Germany

Closely following recent innovations in the literature on the multidimensional measurement of poverty, this paper provides similar measures for the top of the distribution using a dual cutoff method to identify individuals, who can be considered as .

2010| Andreas Peichl, Nico Pestel
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Wiesbaden: Gabler, 2003, 213 S. | Klaus F. Zimmermann (Hrsg.)
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