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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
SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

Coping with Life-Event Shocks: Psychological Determinants of Resilience

In this research we investigate the psychological determinants of resilience. Specifically, we observe whether the adaptation process to negative life events is different across the distribution of personality traits (the so-called big five) ...

23.10.2019
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
Externe referierte Aufsätze

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
SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

Health of Nations: A Comparison of Intergenerational Health Mobility in Denmark, Germany and the United States

Equality of opportunity with respect to health outcomes is severely understudied, while in contrast the cases of income and education have received ample attention in the economic literature. This paper is the first to analyze the importance of ...

12.07.2019| Benita Combet (LMU München)
SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

2D:4D and Economic Preferences in a Large Representative Sample of Germans

Over the last decade, there has been a growing interest in the association between 2D:4D, a putative marker for prenatal testosterone exposure, and economic preferences. The results are mixed, and part of the inconclusiveness may come from the ...

17.07.2019| Levent Neyse
DIW Weekly Report 19 / 2019

Artificial Intelligence and Big Data Can Help Contain Resistance to Antibiotics

Improving physicians’ prescription practices is a primary strategy for countering the rise in resistance to antibiotics. This would prevent physicians from incorrectly prescribing antibiotics, one of the main causes of antibiotic resistance. The ...

2019| Michael A. Ribers, Hannes Ullrich
Weekly Report

Artificial intelligence and big data can help contain resistance to antibiotics

by  Michael Ribers and Hannes Ullrich Improving physicians’ prescription practices is a primary strategy for countering the rise in resistance to antibiotics. This would prevent physicians from incorrectly prescribing antibiotics, one of ...

07.05.2019| Michael Ribers, Hannes Ullrich
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