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SOEPpapers 531 / 2013

The Type to Train? Impacts of Personality Characteristics on Further Training Participation

Personality traits drive behaviors and attitudes, and determine socio-economic life outcomes for individuals. This paper investigates the relationship of six personality traits, the Big Five and Locus of Control, to individual participation in ...

2013| Judith Offerhaus
SOEPpapers 795 / 2015

The Causal Effect of Paternal Unemployment on Children's Personality

Using longitudinal data from the German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP), we show that paternal unemployment has a surprisingly positive causal effect on the "Big 5" personality traits of children aged 17 to 25. In particular, our results from ...

2015| Viola Angelini, Marco Bertoni, Luca Corazzini
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The Impact of Education on Personality: Evidence from a German High School Reform

This paper investigates the short-term effects of a reduction in the length of high school on students' personality traits using a school reform carried out at the state level in Germany as a quasi-natural experiment. Starting in 2001, academic-track

Bonn: IZA, 2014, 51 S.
(Discussion Paper Series / Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ; 8139)
| Sarah Dahmann, Silke Anger
SOEPpapers 723 / 2014

Labor Market Integration of German Immigrants and Their Children: Does Personality Matter?

Educational attainment, length of stay, differences in national background and language skills play an acknowledged important role for the integration of immigrants. But integration is also a social process, which suggests that psychological factors

2014| Anna-Elisabeth Thum
SOEPpapers 658 / 2014

The Impact of Education on Personality: Evidence from a German High School Reform

This paper investigates the short-term effects of a reduction in the length of high school on students' personality traits using a school reform carried out at the state level in Germany as a quasi-natural experiment. Starting in 2001, academic-track

2014| Sarah Dahmann, Silke Anger
SOEPpapers 623 / 2013

Intrinsic Motivations of Public Sector Employees: Evidence for Germany

We examine differences in altruism and laziness between public sector employees and private sector employees. Our theoretical model predicts that the likelihood of public sector employment increases with a worker·s altruism, and increases or ...

2013| Robert Dur, Robin Zoutenbier
SOEPpapers 784 / 2015

Do More of Those in Misery Suffer from Poverty, Unemployment or Mental Illness?

Studies of deprivation usually ignore mental illness. This paper uses household panel data from the USA, Australia, Britain and Germany to broaden the analysis. We ask first how many of those in the lowest levels of life-satisfaction suffer from ...

2015| Sarah Flèche, Richard Layard
SOEPpapers 589 / 2013

Locus of Control and Low-Wage Mobility

We investigate whether non-cognitive skills - in particular Locus of Control - are important determinants of the labour market processes at the low-wage margin. Based on data from the German Socio-Economic Panel, we estimate dynamic multinomial logit

2013| Daniel D. Schnitzlein, Jens Stephani
Diskussionspapiere 1297 / 2013

Trick or Treat? Maternal Involuntary Job Loss and Children's Non-cognitive Skills

Negative effects of job loss on adults such as considerable fall in income have long been examined. If job loss has negative consequences for adults, it may spread to their children. But potential effects on children's non-cognitive skills and the ..

2013| Frauke H. Peter
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