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SOEPpapers 385 / 2011

Capabilities and Choices: Do They Make Sen'se for Understanding Objective and Subjective Well-Being? An Empirical Test of Sen's Capability Framework on German and British Panel Data

In Sen's Capability Approach (CA) well-being can be defined as the freedom of choice to achieve the things in life which one has reason to value most for his or her personal life. Capabilities are in Sen's vocabulary therefore the real freedoms ...

2011| Ruud Muffels, Bruce Headey
SOEPpapers 382 / 2011

Behind the Curtain: The Within-Household Sharing of Income

The distribution of personal income in a society depends strongly on the within-household distribution of income. Nevertheless, little is known about this phenomenon. I analyze the sharing of income among household partners from a welfare economic ..

2011| Susanne Elsas
SOEPpapers 349 / 2010

Happy House: Spousal Weight and Individual Well-Being

We use life satisfaction and Body Mass Index (BMI) information from three waves of the SOEP to test for social interactions in BMI between spouses. Social interactions require that the cross-partial effect of partner's weight and own weight in the ..

2010| Andrew E. Clark, Fabrice Etilé
SOEPpapers 219 / 2009

Reversing the Question: Does Happiness Affect Consumption and Savings Behavior?

I examine the impact of happiness on consumption and savings behavior using data from the DNB Household Survey from the Netherlands and the German Socio-Economic Panel. Instrumenting individual happiness with regional sunshine, the results suggest ..

2009| Cahit Guven
Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung 2 / 2000

Einkommen und Lebensqualität im vereinten Deutschland

Der Übergang zur Marktwirtschaft erfolgte in den neuen Ländern im Unterschied zu anderen osteuropäischen Staaten unter dem Primat der sozialpolitischen Angleichung der Lebensbedingungen an das höhere Wohlstandsniveau der alten Länder. Bezüglich der .

2000| Peter Krause, Roland Habich
SOEPpapers 76 / 2008

Does Job Satisfaction Improve the Health of Workers? New Evidence Using Panel Data and Objective Measures of Health

This paper evaluates the relationship between job satisfaction and measures of health of workers using the German Socio-Economic Panel (GSOEP). Methodologically, it addresses two important design problems encountered frequently in the literature: (a)

2008| Justina A. V. Fischer, Alfonso Sousa-Poza
Weitere Aufsätze

Family Related Transfers and Child Poverty across Europe

In: Johannes Schwarze, Jutta Räbiger, Reinhold Thiede (Hrsg.) , Arbeitsmarkt- und Sozialpolitikforschung im Wandel
S. 214-244
Volkswirtschaftliche Forschungsergebnisse ; 120
| Joachim R. Frick
SOEPpapers 255 / 2009

Subjektive und objektive Lebenslagen von Arbeitslosen

Das Diskussionspapier thematisiert die objektive und subjektive Lebenslage von Arbeitslosen in Deutschland im Vergleich zur Gesamtbevölkerung. Die Ergebnisse indizieren eine deutlich schlechtere materielle, d. h. objektive Lebenslage der Arbeitslosen

2009| Jürgen Faik, Jens Becker
Externe referierte Aufsätze

Quality of Life in Rural Areas: Processes of Divergence and Convergence

In Germany, processes can be observed that have long been out of keeping with the principle of equality of opportunity. Unemployment is concentrated in the structurally weak peripheral areas, in Eastern Germany in particular; emigration of young and

In: Social Indicators Research 83 (2007), 2, S. 283-307 | Annette Spellerberg, Denis Huschka, Roland Habich
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