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  • Externe referierte Aufsätze

    Parental Leave Policy and Long-run Earnings of Mothers

    Paid parental leave schemes have been shown to increase women’s employment rates but to decrease their wages in case of extended leave duration. In view of these potential trade-offs, many countries are discussing the optimal design of parental leave policies. We analyze the impact of a major parental leave reform on mothers’ long-term earnings. The 2007 German parental leave reform replaced a means-tested ...

    In: Labour Economics 80 (2022), 102296, 13 S. | Corinna Frodermann, Katharina Wrohlich, Aline Zucco
  • Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

    Survivor benefits and conjugal behavior. Evidence from the Netherlands

    09.11.2022| Julie Tréguier
  • Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

    Promotion prospects and within-level wage growth: A decomposition of the part-time penalty

    The part-time wage penalty is a key contributor to the gender wage gap. In this paper, I study how the part-time penalty decomposes in a lack of promotions to higher paying levels of the career ladder and a lack of wage growth conditional on the career level. I develop a dynamic model of labor supply that distinctly features hierarchical wage structures and promotions. I estimate the...

    26.10.2022| Boryana Ilieva
  • Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

    A decomposition of the life-cycle part-time wage gap: Forgone promotion prospects and stagnant wage growth within job levels

    Long periods of part-time work lead to a stagnation of wage growth. In this paper, I study how the wage stagnation decomposes in lack of career development and the lack of wage growth conditional on the career level. I develop a dynamic choice model of labor supply which distinctly incorporates vertical career moves to jobs paying higher wages as a function of the choice of hours of work. I...

    15.06.2022| Boryana Ilieva
  • SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

    Intergenerational Returns to Migration: Evidence from Italian Immigrants Worldwide

    Using a unique administrative dataset on Italians living abroad, we estimate the effect of parental migration on the education, employment and income opportunities of descendants in the host country. We compare Italian second-generation immigrants with Italians residing in Italy having similar observable characteristics, such as age, sex, Italian region of origin and...

    04.05.2022| Chiara Malavasi, Centre for European Economic Research - ZEW, University of Mannheim
  • Externe referierte Aufsätze

    The Transition to Grandparenthood: No Consistent Evidence for Change in the Big Five Personality Traits and Life Satisfaction

    Intergenerational relations have received close attention in the context of population aging and increased childcare provision by grandparents. However, few studies have investigated the psychological consequences of becoming a grandparent. In a preregistered test of grandparenthood as a developmental task in middle and older adulthood, we used representative panel data from the Netherlands (N = 563) ...

    In: European Journal of Personality im Ersch. (2022), [Online first: 2022-08-16] | Michael D. Krämer, Manon A. van Scheppingen, William J. Chopik, David Richter
  • Diskussionspapiere 2016 / 2022

    Parental Leave Benefits and Child Penalties

    I use the universe of tax returns in Germany and a regression kink design to estimate the impact of the benefit amount available to high-earning women after their first childbirth on subsequent within-couple earnings inequality. Lower benefit amounts result in a reduced earnings gap that persists beyond the benefit period for at least nine years after the birth. The longer-term impacts are driven by ...

    2022| Sevrin Waights
  • Diskussionspapiere 2006 / 2022

    Heterogeneous Effects of After-School Care on Child Development

    It is often argued that institutionalized after-school care (ASC) can benefit children lacking adequate homework support at home and, hence, foster equality of opportunity. However, despite considerable policy interest, it is unclear whether these afternoon programs are beneficial for child development and if selection into them is efficient, i.e., whether students benefiting most from the programs ...

    2022| Laura Schmitz
  • Externe referierte Aufsätze

    The Long Reach of Class Origin on Financial Investments and Net Worth

    In this study, we argue that parents' class position may influence the type and timing of their offspring's investments in financial assets. These investments may facilitate net worth accumulation beyond direct transfers, contributing to the intergenerational reproduction of social positions. We test these expectations using retrospective life history and prospective panel data for 14 countries from ...

    In: Acta Sociologica im Ersch. (2022), [online first: 2022-11-11] | Philipp M. Lersch, Olaf Groh-Samberg
  • Externe referierte Aufsätze

    The Gender Division of Unpaid Care Work throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic in Germany

    The COVID-19 pandemic and related closures of day care centres and schools significantly increased the amount of care work done by parents. There has been much speculation over whether the pandemic increased or decreased gender equality in parental care work. Based on representative data for Germany from spring 2020 and winter 2021 we present an empirical analysis that shows that although gender inequality ...

    In: German Economic Review im Ersch. (2022), [Online first: 2022-07-28] | Jonas Jessen, C. Katharina Spiess, Sevrin Waights, Katharina Wrohlich
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