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Germany's Next Top Manager: Does Personality Explain the Gender Career Gap?

Many studies have focused on the influence of human capital and other 'objective' factors on career achievement. In our study, we go a step further by also looking at the impact of self-reported personality traits on differences in career chances. ..

In: Management Revue 22 (2011), 3, S. 240-273 | Simon Fietze, Elke Holst, Verena Tobsch
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
SOEPpapers 453 / 2012

Life Satisfaction, Household Income and Personality Theory

We show that personality traits mediate the effect of income on Life Satisfaction. The effect is strong in the case of Neuroticism, which measures the sensitivity to threat and punishment, in both the British Household Panel Survey and the German ...

2012| Eugenio Proto, Aldo Rustichini
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

Angst und Ärger: Dimensionen sozialer Ungleichheit

Abgeschlossenes Projekt| Sozio-oekonomisches Panel
Diskussionspapiere 733 / 2007

Volunteer Work, Informal Help, and Care among the 50+ in Europe: Further Evidence for 'Linked' Productive Activities at Older Ages

Objectives - Taking a cross-national comparative perspective, we investigate linkages between volunteer work, informal helping, and caring among Europeans aged 50 or older: Is the relationship between these activities characterized by complementarity

2007| Karsten Hank, Stephanie Stuck

Is Entrepreneurial Success Predictable? An Ex-ante Analysis of the Character-Based Approach

Bonn: IZA, 2007, 36 S.
(Discussion Paper Series / Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ; 2687)
| Marco Caliendo, Alexander S. Kritikos
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Only the Congruent Survive: Personality Similarities in Couples

Numerous studies proved that people tend to select partners that are similar to them with regard to many social and psychological variables. Even though this effect was also found for personality, results are inconsistent and reveal convergence ...

In: Personality and Individual Differences 45 (2008), 6, S. 533-535 | Beatrice Rammstedt, Jürgen Schupp
SOEPpapers 124 / 2008

The Returns to Cognitive Abilities and Personality Traits in Germany

We provide the first joint evidence on the relationship between individuals' cognitive abilities, their personality and earnings for Germany. Using data from the German Socio-Economic Panel Study, we employ scores from an ultra-short IQ-test and a ..

2008| Guido Heineck, Silke Anger
Diskussionspapiere 684 / 2007

Is Entrepreneurial Success Predictable? An Ex-ante Analysis of the Character-Based Approach

This paper empirically analyzes whether the character-based approach, which is based on the personality structure and the human capital of business founders, allows prediction of entrepreneurial success. A unique data set is used consisting of 414 ..

2007| Marco Caliendo, Alexander S. Kritikos
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