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SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

Determinants of Locus of Control - Evidence from a Mentoring Intervention

(together with Fabian Kosse and Armin Falk) In this project we investigate the determinants of locus of control using data from the BRIQ Family Panel. Particular interest lies in the effectiveness of a one year mentoring intervention which targeted low SES children at the age of 7 to 9.We find that the mentoring intervention had no effect on locus of control in the first 5 waves

20.11.2019| Sandra Bohmann
SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

From workers to capitalists in less than two generations: A study of Chinese urban elite transformation between 1988 and 2013

Economic and social transformation of China during the past 40 years is without precedent in human history. While the economic transformation was extensively studied, social transformation was not. In this paper, we use for the first time harmonized household surveys covering the period 1988-2013 to study the changes in the characteristics of the richest 5 percent of China&rsquo

18.12.2019| Li Yang, Paris School of Economics
Medienbeitrag

Genetische Analysen implizieren keineswegs Unmenschlichkeit – im Gegenteil

Genetische Unterschiede sind ein Argument für den Sozialstaat Mitte Januar 2019 ist in der Fachzeitschrift Nature Genetics ein Aufsatz zu den genetischen Grundlagen der menschlichen Risikobereitschaft online gegangen, an dem zwei der Autoren dieses Beitrags beteiligt sind (u.a. auf Basis der Daten der Berliner Altersstudie). Im Genom von über einer Million Menschen, deren Daten

21.01.2019| Gert G. Wagner
SOEPpapers 1074 / 2020

Spenden in Deutschland – Analysen auf Basis des SOEP und Vergleiche mit anderen empirischen Studien

In 2018, participants in the Socio-Economic Panel were asked for the third time whether and how much money they had donated in the past year to social, church, cultural, charitable and non-profit causes. This paper examines the results of this survey and compares them with the previous findings for the years 2009 and 2014. According to SOEP data, almost one in two private individuals in Germany

2020| Zbignev Gricevic, Karsten Schulz-Sandhof, Jürgen Schupp
Seminar

BCCP Distinguished Seminar: Jean Tirole (TSE)

Speaker:Jean Tirole, Toulouse School of Economics    Organized by: Berlin Centre of Consumer Policies (BCCP)

19.09.2019
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 typically limited sample sizes as well as the many “researcher degrees of freedom” in the analysis. To firmly test if 2D:4D is associated

17.07.2019| Levent Neyse
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
Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

The role of heterogeneous expectations in life cycle models

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

17.02.2020| Jochem de Bresser
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