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"Die fallenden Mortalitätsraten stehen im Gegensatz zu den Ergebnissen in den USA": Interview mit Julia Schmieder

Frau Schmieder, Sie haben die Mortalitätsrate für Männer und Frauen mittleren Alters in Deutschland untersucht und sie in Bezug zu einer ähnlichen Studie in den USA gesetzt. Was hat Sie an diesem Vergleich interessiert? In den USA ist die allgemeine Mortalitätsrate seit Ende der 90er Jahre für eine ganz bestimmte Bevölkerungsgruppe gestiegen. Das ist die Gruppe

13.02.2019| Julia Schmieder
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Primary Care in Germany: Access and Utilisation—a Cross-Sectional Study with Data from the German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP)

Objectives (1) To describe the accessibility of general practitioners (GPs) by the German population; (2) to determine factors on individual and area level, such as settlement structure and area deprivation, which are associated with the walking ...

In: BMJ Open 8 (2018), 10, e021036, 10 S. | Gregory Gordon Greiner, Lars Schwettmann, Jan Goebel, Werner Maier
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How Cohabitation, Marriage, Separation, and Divorce Influence BMI: A Prospective Panel Study

Objective: This study examines how changes in cohabitation or marital status affect Body Mass Index (BMI) over time in a large representative sample. Method: Participants were 20,950 individuals (50% female; 19 to 100 years), representative of the ..

In: Health Psychology 37 (2018),10, S. 948-958 | Jutta Mata, Thorsten Schneider, David Richter, Ralph Hertwig
SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

Health-Check Up Utilization in UK: Panel Evidence from the BHPS 1992 - 2008

This analysis has investigated the determinants of screening uptake for the six different screening examinations (breast and cervical cancer screening examination, blood pressure check, cholesterol level test, eyesight test and dental screening). ...

16.01.2019| Alexander Labeit
Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)


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

02.12.2019| Björn Öckert
Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

Inattention and Switching Costs as sources of inertia in Medicare Part D

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

18.11.2019| Amelie Wuppermann
Seminar Series on Research in Development Economics

Targeting Network Spillovers: Experimental Evidence from a Health Intervention in Zambia

We study how different network targeting mechanisms affect the direct and spillover impacts of a school-based health intervention in Zambia. Across 133 schools, we randomly assigned whether the intervention was administered to i) a random selection ...

04.11.2019| Anselm Hager, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
SOEPpapers 1038 / 2019

Depression, Risk Preferences and Risk-Taking Behavior

Depression affects the way that people process information and make decisions, including those involving risk and uncertainty. Our objective is to analyze the way that depressive episodes shape risk preferences and risk-taking behaviors. We are the .

2019| Deborah A. Cobb-Clark, Sarah Dahmann, Nathan Kettlewell
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Medical Malpractice Appeals in a Civil Law System: Do Administrative and Civil Courts Award Noneconomic Damages Differently?

How do courts award noneconomic damages? Does it matter if the state is the defendant? This article addresses these questions in the context of medical malpractice appeals to the Spanish Supreme Court. Moreover, this study provides the first ...

In: Law & Society Review 53 (2019), 2, S. 386-419 | Sofia Amaral-Garcia
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