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  • SOEPpapers 749 / 2015

    Mozart or Pelé? The Effects of Teenagers' Participation in Music and Sports

    Using data from the German Socio-Economic Panel, this paper analyses the effects of spending part of adolescents’ leisure time on playing music or doing sports, or both. We find that while playing music fosters educational outcomes compared to doing sports, particularly so for girls and children from more highly educated families, doing sports improves subjective health. For educational outcomes, doing ...

    2015| Charlotte Cabane, Adrian Hille, Michael Lechner
  • SOEPpapers 733 / 2015

    Public Health Insurance and Entry into Self-Employment

    We estimate the impact of a differential treatment of paid employees versus self-employed workers in a public health insurance system on the entry rate into entrepreneurship. In Germany, the public health insurance system is mandatory for most paid employees, but not for the self-employed, who usually buy private health insurance. Private health insurance contributions are relatively low for the young ...

    2015| Frank M. Fossen, Johannes König
  • SOEPpapers 721 / 2014

    Care for Money? Mortality Improvements, Increasing Intergenerational Transfers, and Time Devoted to the Elderly

    Background: After the reunification of Germany, mortality among older eastern Germans converged quickly with western German levels. Simultaneously, the pension benefits of eastern Germans rose tenfold. Objective: We make use of German reunification as a natural experiment to show that, first, increasing financial transfers from the elderly to their children led to increasing reverse transfers in the ...

    2014| Tobias C. Vogt, Fanny A. Kluge
  • SOEPpapers 720 / 2014

    Job Insecurity, Employability, and Health: An Analysis for Germany across Generations

    In this paper, we use 12 waves of the German Socio-Economic Panel to examine the relationship between job insecurity, employability and health-related well-being. Our results indicate that being unemployed has a strong negative effect on life satisfaction and health. They also, however, highlight the fact that this effect is most prominent among individuals over the age of 40. A second observation ...

    2014| Steffen Otterbach, Alfonso Sousa-Poza
  • DIW Roundup 52 / 2015

    Wasser- und Abwasserinfrastruktur und Gesundheit in Entwicklungsländern

    Zugang zu sicherem Trinkwasser sowie zu Abwassersystemen wurde von den Vereinten Nationen 2010 als grundlegendes Menschenrecht anerkannt. Die Weltgesundheitsorganisation beschreibt die Schaffung solcher Zugänge als Baustein einer effektiven Gesundheitspolitik. In etlichen Entwicklungsländern besteht hier weiter Handlungsbedarf, dem mit Infrastruktur-Projekten entsprochen wird. Hierbei sind greifbare ...

    2015| Johannes Rieckmann
  • DIW Economic Bulletin 14/15 / 2015

    Income and Assets of Care Households in Germany

    In 2013, some 2.6 million people received long-term care benefits. The number of benefit recipients has risen by 45 percent since 1998. A good 70 percent of benefit recipients, roughly 1.7 million people, are cared for at home and nearly 30 percent in a nursing facility. There are also a significant number of individuals who are dependent on care but not to such an extent that they are entitled to ...

    2015| Johannes Geyer
  • DIW Economic Bulletin 14/15 / 2015

    Long-Term Home Care Recipients Are Often Women Who Live Alone: Six Questions to Johannes Geyer

    2015
  • Diskussionspapiere 1446 / 2015

    Public Health Insurance and Entry into Self-Employment

    We estimate the impact of a differential treatment of paid employees versus self-employed workers in a public health insurance system on the entry rate into entrepreneurship. In Germany, the public health insurance system is mandatory for most paid employees, but not for the self-employed, who usually buy private health insurance. Private health insurance contributions are relatively low for the young ...

    2015| Frank M. Fossen, Johannes König
  • Weitere referierte Aufsätze

    Employment in Health and Long-term Care sector in European Countries

    Health care is an important sector in all European countries showing a high dynamic in the past. In 2011 about 23 million persons were employed in health and social care, that is to say 10.4% of total employment. The share of health care expenditures in GDP was 10%. The health care workforce increased despite the overall trend of declining employment also during the economic crisis. The high dynamic ...

    In: Zdrowie Publiczne i Zarządzanie 11 (2013), 2, S. 107-124 | Erika Schulz
  • Referierte Aufsätze Web of Science

    Long Working Hours and Alcohol Use: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Published Studies and Unpublished Individual Participant Data

    Objective To quantify the association between long working hours and alcohol use.Design Systematic review and meta-analysis of published studies and unpublished individual participant data.Data sources A systematic search of PubMed and Embase databases in April 2014 for published studies, supplemented with manual searches. Unpublished individual participant data were obtained from 27 additional studies.Review ...

    In: The BMJ 350 (2015), g7772, S. 1-14 | Marianna Virtanen, Markus Jokela, Solja T. Nyberg, Ida E. H. Madsen, Tea Lallukka, Kirsi Ahola, Lars Alfredsson, G. David Batty, Jakob B. Bjorner, Marianne Borritz, Hermann Burr, Annalisa Casini, Els Clays, Dirk De Bacquer, Nico Dragano, Raimund Erbel, Jane E. Ferrie, Eleonor I. Fransson, Mark Hamer, Katriina Heikkilä, Karl-Heinz Jöckel, France Kittel, Anders Knutsson, Markku Koskenvuo, Karl-Heinz Ladwig, Thorsten Lunau, Martin L. Nielsen, Maria Nordin, Tuula Oksanen, Jan H. Pejtersen, Jaana Pentti, Reiner Rugulies, Paula Salo, Jürgen Schupp, Johannes Siegrist, Archana Singh-Manoux, Andrew Steptoe, Sakari B. Suominen, Töres Theorell, Jussi Vahtera, Gert G. Wagner, Peter J. M. Westerholm, Hugo Westerlund, Mika Kivimäki
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