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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
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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 ..

In: Labour Economics 17 (2010), 3, S. 535-546 | 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
SOEPpapers 542 / 2013

Impacts of Parental Health Shocks on Children's Non-cognitive Skills

We examine how parental health shocks affect children's non-cognitive skills. Based on a German mother-and-child data base, we draw on significant changes in self-reported parental health as an exogenous source of health variation to identify effects

2013| Franz Westermaier, Brant Morefield, Andrea M. Mühlenweg
SOEPpapers 509 / 2012

Haben gebildetere Mütter gewissenhaftere Kinder? Soziale Herkunft und Persönlichkeitsentwicklung im frühkindlichen Alter

Nicht-kognitive Fähigkeiten, die sich als relevant für Berufs- und Lebenserfolg erwiesen haben, wurden von der Soziologie lange nicht berücksichtigt. Ihre Wichtigkeit für die Positionierung in der Gesellschaft rückt sie jedoch mittlerweile immer mehr

2012| Till Kaiser
SOEPpapers 633 / 2014

Economic Growth Evens-out Happiness: Evidence from Six Surveys

In spite of the great U-turn that saw income inequality rise in Western countries in the 1980s, happiness inequality has dropped in countries that have experienced income growth (but not in those that did not). Modern growth has reduced the share of

2014| Andrew E. Clark, Sarah Flèche, Claudia Senik
Diskussionspapiere 1088 / 2010

Economic Preferences and Attitudes of the Unemployed: Are Natives and Second Generation Migrants Alike?

In this paper we study the economic effects of risk attitudes, time preferences, trust and reciprocity while we compare natives and second generation migrants. We analyze an inflow sample into unemployment in Germany, and find differences between the

2010| Amelie F. Constant, Annabelle Krause, Ulf Rinne, Klaus F. Zimmermann
SOEPpapers 220 / 2009

Persönlichkeit und Karriere: She's Got What it Takes

In Deutschland sind Frauen in Führungspositionen unterrepräsentiert. Je höher die Hierarchiestufe desto geringer ist ihr Anteil unter den Führungskräften. Nur 2,5 Prozent der Vorstandsmitglieder der Top-200 Wirtschaftsunternehmen in Deutschland sind

2009| Simon Fietze, Elke Holst, Verena Tobsch
Diskussionspapiere 955 / 2009

Personality and Career: She's Got What It Takes

The female share in management positions is quite low in Germany. The higher the hierarchical level, the fewer women there are in such positions. Men have numerous role models to follow whereas women lack this opportunity: In the executive boards of

2009| Simon Fietze, Elke Holst, Verena Tobsch
SOEPpapers 250 / 2009

Personality and Career: She's Got What It Takes

The female share in management positions is quite low in Germany. The higher the hierarchical level, the fewer women there are in such positions. Men have numerous role models to follow whereas women lack this opportunity: In the executive boards of

2009| Simon Fietze, Elke Holst, Verena Tobsch
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