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Worries Across Time and Age in the German Socio-Economic Panel Study

We investigate how indicators of dissatisfaction—worries about a variety of life domains such as health, the state of the economy, and immigration—change across time and age in Germany based on Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) data. As expected, ...

In: Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (2019), im Ersch. [online first: 2018-02-13] | Julia M. Rohrer, Martin Bruemmer, Jürgen Schupp, Gert G. Wagner
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One Size Does Not Fit All: Alternative Values-Based ‘Recipes’ for Life Satisfaction

In most previous research on the determinants of Life Satisfaction (LS), there has been an implicit assumption that ‘one size fits all’. That is, it has usually been assumed that the covariates of LS are the same for everyone, or at least everyon

In: Social Indicators Research (2019), im Ersch. [online first: 2019-04-20] | Bruce Headey, Gert G. Wagner
Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

Intergenerational Spillovers in Disability Insurance

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

20.05.2019| Gordon Dahl (University of California, San Diego)
SOEPpapers 1027 / 2019

Optimism, Pessimism and Life Satisfaction: An Empirical Investigation

This empirical investigation into life satisfaction, using nationally representative German panel data, finds a substantial association with an individual’s thoughts about the future, whether they are optimistic or pessimistic about it. Furthermore

2019| Alan Piper

Wer gerne hilft, sich für die Familie engagiert und religiös lebt, ist zufriedener als andere – Das Streben nach Geld und Karriere macht hingegen eher unglücklich

Menschen, die anderen gerne helfen, denen ihre Familie sehr wichtig ist oder ihr Glaube, sind im Durchschnitt mit ihrem Leben zufriedener als andere. Das belegt eine Studie auf Basis der Daten der für Deutschland repräsentativen ...

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Terminal Change Across Facets of Affective Experience and Domain Satisfaction: Commonalities, Differences, and Bittersweet Emotions at the End of Life

General well-being is known to deteriorate sharply at the end of life. However, it is an open question howrates of terminal change differ across affective and evaluative facets of well-being and if individualdifference correlates operate in facet ...

In: Developmental Psychology 54 (2018), 12, S. 2382-2402 | Denis Gerstorf, Gizem Hülür, Gert G. Wagner, Ute Kunzmann, Nilam Ram
SOEPpapers 995 / 2018

The Empirical Content of Marital Surplus in Matching Models

This note investigates the extent to which structural estimates of marital surplus are informative about subjective well-being and separation. We first estimate the marital surplus using a simple matching model of the marriage market with perfectly

2018| Karina Doorley, Arnaud Dupuy, Simon Weber
SOEPpapers 991 / 2018

The Causal Analysis of the Development of the Unemployment Effect on Life Satisfaction

The long-term negative effects of unemployment, especially on subjective well-being, have been indicated by many studies. Therefore, unemployment and its effects on the individual life course must remain an important challenge for social policy. Many

2018| Nils Lerch
SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

She's Leaving Home: A Large Sample Investigation of the Empty Nest Syndrome

This presentation presents recent research about the Empty Nest Syndrome using the SOEP. Using life satisfaction, the investigation considers the subjective well-being of mothers and/or fathers following the  departure  of  the  ...

11.10.2018|  Alan Piper (Universität Flensburg)
SOEPpapers 986 / 2018

Are Retirees More Satisfied? – Anticipation and Adaptation Effects of Retirement on Subjective Well-Being: A Panel Analysis for Germany

Quality of life and satisfaction with life are of particular importance for individuals as well as for society concerning the “demographic change” with now longer retirement periods. This study will contribute to the life satisfaction discussion

2018| Joachim Merz
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