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Labor Supply Effects of Long‐Term Care Reform in Germany

Many informal caregivers are of working age, facing the double burden of providing care and working. Negative labor supply effects can severely reduce the comparative cost advantage of informal over formal care arrangements. When designing long‐ter

In: Health Economics 27 (2018), 9, S. 1328-1339 | Johannes Geyer, Thorben Korfhage
SOEPpapers 967 / 2018

Do Working Hours Affect Health? Evidence from Statutory Workweek Regulations in Germany

This study estimates the causal effect of working hours on health. We deal with the endogeneity of working hours through instrumental variables techniques. In particular, we exploit exogenous variation in working hours from statutory workweek ...

2018| Kamila Cygam-Rehm, Christoph Wunder
DIW aktuell 10 / 2018

Softdrinksteuer: Proportionale Steuer ist der vielversprechendste Ansatz

Hoher Zuckerkonsum wird mit Adipositas, Diabetes Typ II und Herz-Kreislauf-Erkrankungen in Verbindung gebracht. Viele Menschen leiden an diesen Krankheiten, die hohe Kosten für die Gesundheitssysteme verursachen. Daher wird immer häufiger die ...

2018| Renke Schmacker
Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

Disability Benefits, Consumption Insurance, and Household Labor Supply

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

19.02.2018| Andreas R. Kostøl (Norges Bank Research)
Forschungsprojekt

Longitudinal Aspects of the Interaction between Health and Integration of Refugees in Germany (LARGE)

Auf Grundlage der IAB-BAMF-SOEP-Stichprobe Geflüchteter wird im Projekt „Longitudinal Aspects of the Interaction between Health and Integration of Refugees in Germany (LARGE)“ ein Indikatorenset zur physischen und mentalen Gesundheit ...

Aktuelles Projekt| Sozio-oekonomisches Panel
Forschungsprojekt

Longitudinal Aspects of the Interaction between Health and Integration of Refugees in Germany (LARGE)

The project “Longitudinal Aspects of the Interaction between Health and Integration of Refugees in Germany” (LARGE) is developing a set of indicators of refugees’ physical and mental health based on data from the IAB-BAMF-SOEP ...

Aktuelles Projekt| Sozio-oekonomisches Panel
Diskussionspapiere 1825 / 2019

Do Expert Panelists Herd? Evidence from FDA Committees

We develop a structural model to address the question whether, and to what extent, expert panelists engage in herd behavior when voting on important policy questions. Our data comes from FDA advisory committees voting on questions concerning the ...

2019| Melissa Newham, Rune Midjord
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Notes about Comparing Long-Term Care Expenditures across Countries: Comment on "Financing Long-Term Care: Lessons from Japan"

The comparison of long-term care (LTC) expenditures is a difficult task. National LTC systems differ widely in terms of eligibility criteria, level of benefits, institutional variety and regional heterogeneity. In this commentary I will first give ..

In: International Journal of Health Policy and Management (2019), im Ersch. [online first 2019-10-14] | Johannes Geyer
SOEPpapers 1053 / 2019

Psychological Distress among Refugees in Germany – a Representative Study on Individual and Contextual Risk Factors and the Potential Consequences of Poor Mental Health for Integration in the Host Country

Background: Responding to the mental health needs of refugees remains a pressing challenge worldwide. We estimated the prevalence of psychological distress in a large refugee population in Germany and assessed its association with host country ...

2019| Lena Walther, Hannes Kröger, Ana Nanette Tibubos, Thi Minh Tam Ta, Christian von Scheve, Jürgen Schupp, Eric Hahn, Malek Bajbouj
Diskussionspapiere 1787 / 2019

The Effect of a Ban on Gender-Based Pricing on Risk Selection in the German Health Insurance Market

Starting from December 2012, insurers in the European Union were prohibited from charging gender-discriminatory prices. We examine the effect of this unisex mandate on risk segmentation in the German health insurance market. While gender used to be a

2019| Shan Huang, Martin Salm
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