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The Long-Run Effects of Sports Club Vouchers for Primary School Children

Starting in 2009, the German state of Saxony distributed sports club membership vouchers among all 33,000 third graders in the state. The policy's objective was to encourage them to develop a long-term habit of exercising. In 2018, we carried out a large register-based survey among several cohorts in Saxony and two neighboring states. Our difference-indifferences estimations show that, even after a ...

Bonn: IZA, 2021, 64 S.
(Discussion Paper Series / Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ; 14246)
| Jan Marcus, Thomas Siedler, Nicolas R. Ziebarth
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Tuition Fees and Educational Attainment

Following a landmark ruling by the Constitutional Court in 2005, more than half of Germany's universities started charging tuition fees, which also applied to incumbent students. We exploit this unusual lack of grandfathering together with register data covering the universe of students to show that tuition fees increased degree completion among incumbent students. Investigating mechanisms, we do not ...

Bonn: IZA, 2020, 56 S.
(Discussion Paper Series / Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ; 13709)
| Jan Bietenbeck, Jan Marcus, Felix Weinhardt
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Reducing Binge Drinking? The Effect of a Ban on Late-Night Off-Premise Alcohol Sales on Alcohol-Related Hospital Stays in Germany

Excessive alcohol consumption among young people is a major public health concern. On March 1, 2010, the German state of Baden-Württemberg banned the sale of alcoholic beverages between 10pm and 5am at off-premise outlets (e.g., gas stations, kiosks, supermarkets). We use rich monthly administrative data from a 70 percent random sample of all hospitalizations during the years 2007-2011 in Germany in ...

Bonn: IZA, 2015, 58 S.
(Discussion Paper Series / Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ; 8763)
| Jan Marcus, Thomas Siedler
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Wealth Distribution within Couples

While most studies on wealth inequality focus on the inequality between households, this paper examines the distribution of wealth within couples. For this purpose, we make use of unique individual level micro data from the German Socio-Economic Panel Study (SOEP). In married and cohabiting couples men's net worth, on average, is 33,000 euros higher than women's. We look at five different sets of factors ...

Bonn: IZA, 2013, 26 S.
(Discussion Paper Series / Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ; 7637)
| Markus M. Grabka, Jan Marcus, Eva Sierminska
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Wealth Distribution within Couples and Financial Decision Making

While most studies on wealth inequality focus on the inequality between households, this paper examines the distribution of wealth within couples. For this purpose, we make use of unique individual level micro data from the German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP). In married and cohabiting couples, men have, on average, 33,000 Euro more net worth than women. We look at five different sets of factors (demographics, ...

Esch-sur-Alzette: CEPS/INSTEAD, 2013, 26 S.
(Working Papers / CEPS/INSTEAD ; 2013-02)
| Markus M. Grabka, Jan Marcus, Eva Sierminska
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Income and Longevity Revisited: Do High-Earning Women Live Longer?

Konstanz: Universität Konstanz, 2011, 25 S.
(Working Paper Series / University of Konstanz, Department of Economics ; 2011-13)
| Friedrich Breyer, Jan Marcus
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Der Einfluss von Erhebungsformen auf den Postmaterialismus-Index

Berlin: RatSWD, 2009, 30 S.
(RatSWD Research Notes ; 42)
| Jan Marcus
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