Thema Migration

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DIW Weekly Report 17/18 / 2020

Real Incomes Increasing, Low-Income Rate Decreasing in Individual Age Groups

The number of employed persons in Germany has grown by over five million since 2000, in part due to an increase in immigration. This development is reflected in private household income, which has increased by 12 percent over the same period. Since 2013, all income groups have been benefiting from this increase and in 2015, the lowest income decile began benefiting as well. Disposable income inequality ...

2020| Markus M. Grabka, Jan Goebel
DIW Wochenbericht 18 / 2020

Realeinkommen steigen, Quote der Niedrigeinkommen sinkt in einzelnen Altersgruppen

Die Zahl der Erwerbstätigen in Deutschland ist seit dem Jahr 2000 unter anderem durch eine verstärkte Zuwanderung um mehr als fünf Millionen gewachsen. Diese positive Entwicklung schlägt sich auch in den Einkommen der privaten Haushalte nieder, die im selben Zeitraum um real gut zwölf Prozent im Schnitt stiegen. Davon profitieren seit 2013 nun fast alle Einkommenssegmente, seit 2015 auch das unterste ...

2020| Markus M. Grabka, Jan Goebel
DIW Wochenbericht 18 / 2020

Die Realeinkommen steigen in der Breite: Interview

2020| Markus M. Grabka, Erich Wittenberg

Non-Standard Preferences and Beliefs in Financial Decision Making: Dissertation

Berlin: Humboldt-Univ., 2020, XVI, 247 S. | Melanie Koch
SOEPpapers 1072 / 2020

The Situation of Female Immigrants on the German Labour Market: A Multi-Perspective Approach

While general ethnic disadvantages are well documented, much less is known about coinciding disadvantages of ethnic origin and gender. Based on theoretical arguments of human capital theory, sociocultural approaches, labour market segmentation theory, and discrimination mechanisms, we investigate whether immigrant women experience more difficulties on the labour market than immigrant men, non-immigrant ...

2020| Zerrin Salikutluk, Johannes Giesecke, Martin Kroh
Externe referierte Aufsätze

An Investment in the Future: Institutional Aspects of Credential Recognition of Refugees in Germany

Adding to the rich literature on the economic integration of refugees, this article extends the scope towards the role of institutions by focusing on the transfer of human capital by means of credential recognition. The 2012 Federal Act of Recognition in Germany is a new institution that provides the possibility to study the transfer of human capital in depth. I argue that analysing the decision for ...

In: Journal of Refugee Studies (2020), im Ersch. [online first: 2019-11-15] | Jannes Jacobsen
Externe referierte Aufsätze

Tied and Troubled: Revisiting Tied Migration and Subsequent Employment

ObjectiveThis article looks at couples' migration decision making processes and their gender‐specific employment consequences after migration to Germany.BackgroundInternational migration has evolved into a common experience for couples around the globe. Previous research has focused on the internal migration of couples and families. This article is the first to consider couples' international migration ...

In: Journal of Marriage and Family (2020), im Ersch. [online first: 2019-11-06] | Magdalena Krieger
Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

The effect of xenophobic attacks on refugees’ mental health

The high prevalence of forced migration in recent years has induced a shift in attitudes towards immigrants and refugees and, in turn, increasing xenophobic violence. We address this topic and estimate the effect of xenophobic attacks against refugee shelters on refugees’ mental health. For this purpose, we combine two innovative data sets: administrative records on xenophobic crime by...

11.12.2019| Felicitas Schikora
Seminar Series on Research in Development Economics

DENeB - 6th PhD Workshop

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