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Seminar Series on Research in Development Economics

The Effects of Attending Kindergarten on Child Development in Rural India

06.05.2019| Joshua Dean, The University of Chicago Booth School of BusinessThis time at 13:00 - 14:30!
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No Effect of Birth Order on Adult Risk Taking

Does birth order shape people’s propensity to take risks? Evidence is mixed. We used a three-pronged approach to investigate birth-order effects on risk taking. First, we examined the propensity to take risks as measured by a self-report ...

In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 116 (2019), 13, S. 6019-6024 | Tomas Lejarraga, Renato Frey, Daniel D. Schnitzlein, Ralph Hertwig
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Social Causation Versus Health Selection in the Life Course: Does Their Relative Importance Differ by Dimension of SES?

A person’s socioeconomic status (SES) can affect health (social causation) and health can affect SES (health selection). The findings for each of these pathways may depend on how SES is measured. We study (1) whether social causation or health ...

In: Social Indicators Research 141 (2019), i3, S. 1341-1367 | Rasmus Hoffmann, Hannes Kröger, Siegfried Geyer
Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

On the family origins of human capital: Evidence from donor-conceived children

BAMS is a joint seminar by the DIW Berlin, the Hertie School of Governance, the HU Berlin and the WZB.

07.05.2018| Petter Lundborg, Lund University
SOEPpapers 1041 / 2019

Emotions, Risk Attitudes, and Patience

Previous work has shown that preferences are not always stable across time, but surprisingly little is known about the reasons for this instability. I examine whether variation in people’s emotions over time predicts changes in preferences. Using a .

2019| Armando N. Meier
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Zehn Thesen für eine erfolgreiche evidenzbasierte Politikberatung: Das beispiel der Familienpolitik

In: Claudia M. Buch, Gegina T. Riphahn (Hrsg.) , Evaluierung von Finanzmarktreformen - Lehren aus den Politikfeldern Arbeitsmarkt, Gesundheit und Familie
S. 138-147
Leopoldina-Forum ; 1
| C. Katharina Spieß
SOEPpapers 1003 / 2018

Accuracy of Food Preference Predictions in Couples

The goal of this study was to identify and empirically test variables that indicate how well partners in relationships know each other’s food preferences. Participants (n = 2,854) lived in the same household and were part of a large, nationally ...

2018| Benjamin Scheibehenne, Jutta Mata, David Richter
SOEPpapers 1000 / 2018

How Do Households Allocate Risk?

Individuals often have to decide to which degree of risk they want to expose others, or how much risk to accept if their choice has an externality on third parties. One typical application is a household. We run an experiment in the German Socio ...

2018| Christoph Engel, Alexandra Fedorets, Olga Gorelkina
SOEPpapers 990 / 2018

Die Scrabble-Score-Methode zur Messung sprachlicher Komplexität – Ein Test anhand von 90.000 Rufnamen aus dem SOEP

For several years, American studies of different disciplines have established the so-called Scrabble score method as a measure of the linguistic complexity of names. This method scores each name according to defined rules, similar to the popular ...

2018| Anna-Maria Balbach
DIW Wochenbericht 23 / 2019

Gebt der Jugend endlich eine Stimme! Kommentar

2019| Felix Weinhardt
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