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Sexual Activity, Sexual Thoughts, and Intimacy among Older Adults: Links with Physical Health and Psychosocial Resources for Successful Aging

Research on close relationships in later life has received increased attention over the past decade. However, little is known about sexuality and intimacy in old age. Using cross-sectional data from the Berlin Aging Study II (BASE-II; Mage = 68 years, SD = 3.68; 50% women; N = 1,514), we examine age differences in behavioral (sexual activity), cognitive (sexual thoughts), and emotional (intimacy)

In: Psychology and Aging 34 (2019), 3, S. 389-404 | Karolina Kolodziejczak, Adrian Rosada, Johanna Drewelies, Sandra Düzel, Peter Eibich, Christina Tegeler, Gert G. Wagner, Klaus M. Beier, Nilam Ram, Ilja Demuth, Elisabeth Steinhagen-Thiessen, Denis Gerstorf
Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

TBA

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
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 first to address this issue using large-scale, representative panel data that include both behavioral and stated risk preference measures and a

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 empirical analysis of the quantification of noneconomic damages in medical malpractice cases in administrative courts, where the state is the defendant, and

In: Law & Society Review 53 (2019), 2, S. 386-419 | Sofia Amaral-Garcia
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A Quasi-Experimental Evaluation of Marijuana Policies and Youth Marijuana Use

Background: Marijuana use carries risks for adolescents’ well-being, making it essential to evaluate effects of recent marijuana policies.Objectives: This study sought to delineate associations between state-level shifts in decriminalization and medical marijuana laws (MML) and adolescent marijuana use.Methods: Using data on 861,082 adolescents (14 to 18+ years; 51% female) drawn from 1999 to 2015

In: American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse 45 (2019), 3, S. 292-303 | Rebekah Levine Coley, Summer Sherburne Hawkins, Marco Ghiani, Claudia Kruzik, Christopher F. Baum
Blog Marcel Fratzscher

Man nennt es Tod aus Verzweiflung

Man nennt es Tod aus Verzweiflung Dieser Beitrag ist am 1. März in der ZEIT ONLINE–Kolumne  „Fratzschers Verteilungsfragen“  erschienen. Der Nobelpreisgewinner Angus Deaton und seine Kollegin Anne Case haben vor einiger Zeit mit ihrer Studie über ein Phänomen viel Aufsehen erregt, das sie death of despair tauften: Tod aus Verzweiflung, also durch

01.03.2019| Marcel Fratzscher
Interview

"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
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). Same type of screening examination and also possible spillover effects from one type of screening examination to another other type of screening

16.01.2019| Alexander Labeit
DIW Wochenbericht 14 / 2020

Reflexe aus der Finanzkrise sind nicht genug! Kommentar

2020| Jan Philipp Fritsche, Patrick Christian Harms
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