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SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

Erwartungen an Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft - eine innovative Langfristbefragung zu sozialen Gerechtigkeitseinstellungen

Es wird mehr und mehr klar, dass die subjektive Wahrnehmung und Bewertung objektiver Ungleichheiten als 'gerecht' oder 'ungerecht' eine Schlüsselrolle für ihre Reproduktion und Auswirkungen spielen. Das LINOS-Projekt unter Leitung von Stefan Liebig untersucht, wie und warum die strukturellen Bedingungen, in denen Individuen eingebunden sind, diese Gerechtigkeitseinstellungen...

24.04.2019| Jule Adriaans, Philipp Eisnecker
SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

Erwartungen an Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft - an Innovative Longitudinal Survey on Social Justice Attitudes

It is becoming increasingly clear that the subjective perception and evaluation of objective inequalities as 'just' or 'unjust'play a key role in their reproduction and consequences. The  LINOS project headed by Stefan Liebig examines how and why the structural conditions in which individuals are embedded influence these attitudes towards justice. To this end, the project group...

24.04.2019| Jule Adriaans, Philipp Eisnecker
SOEPpapers 1063 / 2019

Till Death Do Us Part: Transactions between Losing One’s Spouse and the Big Five Personality Traits

Objective: Although losing one’s spouse is one of the worst experiences that can occur in life, it has not been resolved yet how this experience relates to personality development. Method: In the German Socio-Economic Panel study (SOEP), information on the death of a spouse was assessed yearly from 1985 to 2017 and personality was measured repeatedly in 2005, 2009, 2013, and 2017 with the BFI-S. We ...

2019| Eva Asselmann, Jule Specht
Diskussionspapiere 1815 / 2019

Long Run Effects of Universal Childcare on Personality Traits

Although universal childcare has become an essential tool to support child development, few economic studies analyze its effects on non-cognitive skills and little is known about causal effects on these skills in the long run. In this paper we go beyond short run analyses and examine the long run effects of one additional year of universal childcare on students’ personality traits in adolescence. We ...

2019| Maximilian Bach, Josefine Koebe, Frauke H. Peter
SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

Wage premia for skills: complementarity between cognitive and non-cognitive skills

Abstract:I present evidence on the association between individuals' cognitive abilities, personality traits, and earnings in Poland. I find that cognitive skills and certain personality traits are complements. In particular, I find that cognitive skills and emotional stability are complementary, with neurotic individuals having significantly lower returns to their cognitive skills....

30.01.2019| Marta Palcznska (Institute for Structural Research)
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Prediction Based on Entrepreneurship-Prone Personality Profiles: Sometimes Worse than the Toss of a Coin

The human personality predicts a wide range of activities and occupational choices—from musical sophistication to entrepreneurial careers. However, which method should be applied if information on personality traits is used for prediction and advice? In psychological research, group profiles are widely employed. In this contribution, we examine the performance of profiles using the example of career ...

In: Small Business Economics 53 (2019), 1, S. 1-20 | Alexander Konon, Alexander S. Kritikos
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The Rich Are Different: Unravelling the Perceived and Self‐Reported Personality Profiles of High‐Net‐Worth Individuals

Beyond money and possessions, how are the rich different from the general population? Drawing on a unique sample of high‐net‐worth individuals from Germany (≥1 million Euro in financial assets; N = 130), nationally representative data (N = 22,981), and an additional online panel (N = 690), we provide the first direct investigation of the stereotypically perceived and self‐reported personality profiles ...

In: British Journal of Psychology 110 (2019), 4, S. 769-789 | Marius Leckelt, David Richter, Carsten Schröder, Albrecht C. P. Küfner, Markus M. Grabka, Mitja D. Back
SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

Temporary employment and the midlife nadir in human well-being

Temporary employees rank lower than permanent employees on various measures of mental and physical health, including well-being. Furthermore, much research has indicated an approximate U-shape pattern between age and well-being with a nadir in midlife. Temporary employment may well have different associations with well-being across the lifespan, likely harming people in midlife more than...

03.06.2020| Alan Piper, FU Berlin and Europa-Universität Flensburg
SOEPpapers 1075 / 2020

Prosociality and Risk Preferences in the Financial Sector

Using large-scale data from the German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP), this paper finds that financial professionals have a lower prosociality and riskier behavior than a control group. I interpret these findings using the person-organization fit theory, and thus, the compatibility between the employee’s personality and the prevailing culture in their organization. The financial sector attracts riskier individuals, ...

2020| Max Deter
SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

Prosociality and Risk Preferences in the Financial Sector

Using large-scale data from the German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP), this paper finds that financial professionals have a lower prosociality and riskier behavior than a control group. I interpret these findings using the person-organization fit theory, and thus, the compatibility between the employee's personality and the prevailing culture in their organization....

12.02.2020| Max Deter, University of Wuppertal
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