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    An empirical analysis of non-take up of social assistance for the elderly

    The aim of the research project was to non-take-up of social assistance for the elderly. The analysis is based on the Socio-economic Panel (SOEP). Using a microsimulation model (STSM) developed at DIW Berlin, it was determined on the basis of survey data from the previous year (including income and property information, household context, living situation, health situation, household equipment)...

    Current Project| Public Economics
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    Antibiotic Resistance: Socio-Economic Determinants and the Role of Information and Salience in Treatment Choice (ABRSEIST)

    Antibiotics have contributed to a tremendous increase in human well-being, saving many millions of lives. However, antibiotics become obsolete the more they are used as selection pressure promotes the development of resistant bacteria. The World Health Organization has proclaimed antibiotic resistance as a major global threat to public health. Today, 700,000 deaths per year are due to...

    Current Project| Firms and Markets
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    Bank lending under BASEL III: The contribution of unconventional monetary policy

    Current Project| Macroeconomics
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    Banking Sector Diversity: Does it matter for sector stability and SME financing?

    Current Project| Macroeconomics
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    Basic Income Pilot Project

    The current debate on unconditional basic income in Germany is often dominated by personal opinions and clichés and is seldom based on robust scientific knowledge, as there have been no generalizable scientific studies on this subject in the German context up to now. Studies in other countries such as Finland provide initial insights, but many of these are out of date or focus on specific...

    Current Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study
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    Bremen Initiative to Foster Early Childhood Development (BRISE)

    The Bremen Initiative to Foster Early Childhood Development (BRISE) is a longitudinal study that systematically investigates the effects of early childhood intervention. BRISE follows approximately 1,000 disadvantaged families in Bremen. The program links selected measures beginning at a prenatal stage and continuing until the first year of primary school. The measures are integrated in everyday...

    Current Project| Education and Family, German Socio-Economic Panel study
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    Climate Friendly Materials Platform

    Overview Basic materials, such as aluminium, cement and steel, are central to our economies, but their production accounts for around 16 percent of European and 25 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions. It is therefore difficult to envisage how Europe can reach the commitments under the Paris Climate Agreement without significant emission reductions from the materials sector. While some...

    Current Project| Climate Policy
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    CoalExit

    Current Project| Energy, Transportation, Environment
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    Cohesion Panel of the Research Institute for Social Cohesion (ZHP-FGZ)

    The Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) at DIW Berlin and the University of Bremen are working together to develop a household panel study on the topic of social cohesion. The survey is being conducted by the infas Institute for Applied Social Science under the name “Zusammenleben in Deutschland,” or “Living Together in Germany.” The University of Bremen is taking part in the...

    Current Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study
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    Creating expectations

    If the present behavior of forward-looking economic agents is driven by their expectations about the future, can governments influence the economy by creating expectations? We study this question in the context of one of the most consequential macroeconomic success stories of the 20th century that has, to date, defied the explanations advanced within the literature: the recovery of the German...

    Current Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study
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    Decarbonisation of energy

    Determining a robust mix of energy carriers for a carbon-neutral EU Decarbonising the European energy system requires a fundamental transformation in the way societies provide, transport and consume energy. Disagreement exists over how this system should look in 2050. In this project, we prepared an overview report on the decarbonisation options for coal, natural gas, and hydrogen in Europe. The...

    Current Project| Energy, Transportation, Environment
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    Development of a macroeconomic forecasting model within the framework of the project "GET Uzbekistan"

    The project "German Economic Team Uzbekistan" ("GET Uzbekistan") supports the Uzbek government in stabilizing economic development and shaping the necessary economic reform processes. GET Uzbekistan is part of the regional project "High Level Government Advice on behalf of the BMWi", which also includes Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova and Georgia.As a subcontractor of the BE Berlin Economics, DIW...

    Current Project| Energy, Transportation, Environment
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    Die intergenerationale Reproduktion von Vermögensungleichheit und deren sozio-demographischen Bedingungen in Deutschland (InterVerm / DFG)

    Die Vermögensungleichheit hat in vielen OECD-Ländern in den letzten Jahrzehnten zugenommen. Intergenerationale Prozesse der Vermögensreproduktion, die bewirken, dass erwachsene Kinder ähnliche Vermögenspositionen wie ihre Eltern zu einem ähnlichen Alter besetzen, sind besonders zentral, um die Entstehung von Ungleichheiten zu verstehen, weil u.a. Vermögen direkt ...

    Current Project| Energy, Transportation, Environment
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    Distribution effects and incentive effects of coordinated climate and social policy

    The aim of this research project is the development and empirical evaluation of climate and social policy instruments, which on the one hand contribute to achieving climate neutrality by 2045, and on the other hand could be implemented in a socially compatible way. The focus is on empirical analysis of the distribution and incentive effects including their interactions which are evaluated by...

    Current Project| Public Economics
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    Domain Data Protocols for Empirical Educational Research (DDP-Education) - Subproject SOEP

    By developing publicly available, adaptive, and (re-)usable Domain Data Protocols (DDPs) that can be referenced for data management, the project aims to increase the quality of data management in the field of empirical educational research and to ensure the continued use of these research data. The project will develop DDPs referring to the specific data type in concrete terms for all relevant...

    Current Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study
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    Dynamics of Mental Health of Migrants (DMHM)

    Theoretical models of acculturative stress predict the psychological impacts of adaptation to a new culture and the important role these impacts play in the development of migrants’ mental health. This development is shaped by both stressors and resilience factors within the context of the host country’s migration regime. Personality characteristics and family relations are two crucial...

    Current Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study
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    Early warning systems for sovereign and banking crises

    Current Project| Macroeconomics
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    Economic Insights: Transfer and Capacity Building

    The INSIGHTS project  aims to support and promote the communication of research and to contribute to its transfer to the public. INSIGHTS is funded by the Leibniz Gemeinschaft. INSIGHTS has two main pillars, a platform of exchange between researchers, policymakers, the media, and the public, and the provision of professional guidance and formal training on how to interact with the public and...

    Current Project| Public Economics
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    EDaWaX (European Data Watch Extended)

    Current Project| Research Infrastructure
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    Energy Balances

    Current Project| Energy, Transportation, Environment
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