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SOEPpapers 340 / 2010

Empirical Welfare Analysis in Random Utility Models of Labour Supply

The aim of this paper is to apply recently proposed individual welfare measures in the context of random utility models of labour supply. Contrary to the standard practice of using reference preferences and wages, these measures preserve preference .

2010| André Decoster, Peter Haan
DIW Wochenbericht 26 / 2002

Probleme des internationalen Vergleichs industrieller Entwicklungen im europäischen Kontext

Im Rahmen des europäischen Binnenmarktes stellt sich die Frage, wie sich die deutsche Industrie im Vergleich zu der anderer großer EU-Länder entwickelt. Welche Indikatoren sind zur Messung der relativen Position der Industrie und ihrer Zweige unter .

2002| Dorothea Lucke, Jörg-Peter Weiß
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Overcoming Data Limitations in Nonparametric Benchmarking: Applying PCA-DEA to Natural Gas Transmission

We empirically demonstrate a practical approach of efficiency evaluation with limited data availability in some regulated industries. We apply PCA-DEA for radial efficiency measurement to U.S. natural gas transmission companies in 2007. PCA-DEA ...

In: Review of Network Economics 9 (2010), 2, Article 4 | Maria Nieswand, Astrid Cullmann, Anne Neumann
SOEPpapers 263 / 2010

Screening, Competition, and Job Design: Economic Origins of Good Jobs

In recent decades, many firms offered more discretion to their employees, often increasing the productivity of effort but also leaving more opportunities for shirking. These "high-performance work systems" are difficult to understand in terms of ...

2010| Björn Bartling, Ernst Fehr, Klaus M. Schmidt
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 ..

2009| Cheti Nicoletti, Franco Peracchi, Francesca Foliano
Diskussionspapiere 962 / 2009

Overcoming Data Limitations in Nonparametric Benchmarking: Applying PCA-DEA to Natural Gas Transmission

This paper provides an empirical demonstration for a practical approach of efficiency evaluation against the background of limited data availability in some regulated industries. Here, traditional DEA may result in a lack of discriminatory power when

2009| Maria Nieswand, Astrid Cullmann, Anne Neumann
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
Diskussionspapiere 991 / 2010

Dealing with Incomplete Household Panel Data in Inequality Research

Population surveys around the world face the problem of declining cooperation and participation rates of respondents. Not only can item nonresponse and unit nonresponse impair important outcome measures for inequality research such as total household

2010| Joachim R. Frick, Markus M. Grabka, Olaf Groh-Samberg
SOEPpapers 290 / 2010

Dealing with Incomplete Household Panel Data in Inequality Research

Population surveys around the world face the problem of declining cooperation and participation rates of respondents. Not only can item nonresponse and unit nonresponse impair important outcome measures for inequality research such as total household

2010| Joachim R. Frick, Markus M. Grabka, Olaf Groh-Samberg
SOEPpapers 50 / 2007

The Marginal Utility of Income

In normative public economics it is crucial to know how fast the marginal utility of income declines as income increases. One needs this parameter for cost-benefit analysis, for optimal taxation and for the (Atkinson) measurement of inequality. We ..

2007| Richard Layard, Guy Mayraz, Stephen J. Nickell
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