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Personality Characteristics and the Decision to Hire

As the policy debate on entrepreneurship increasingly centers on firm growth in terms of job creation, it is important to understand whether the personality of entrepreneurs drives the first hiring in their firms. Using the German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP), we analyze to what extent personality traits influence the probability of becoming an employer. The results indicate that personality matters. ...

In: Industrial and Corporate Change (2021), im Ersch. [online first: 2021-10-04] | Marco Caliendo, Frank M. Fossen, Alexander S. Kritikos
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Loneliness During a Nationwide Lockdown and the Moderating Effect of Extroversion

Loneliness levels were assessed in a longitudinal, nationwide sample (N total = 6,010) collected over the course of the first 3 months of the COVID-19 pandemic in Germany. When in-person social contact restrictions were put in place, loneliness increased significantly compared to prepandemic levels but began to decrease again even before contact restrictions were eased. The loneliness costs were distributed ...

In: Social Psychological and Personality Science (2022), im Ersch. [online first: 2021-09-06] | Theresa M. Entringer, Samuel D. Gosling
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Extracting Agency and Communion From the Big Five: A Four-Way Competition

Agency and communion are the two fundamental content dimensions in psychology. The two dimensions figure prominently in many psychological realms (personality, social, self, motivational, cross-cultural, etc.). In contemporary research, however, personality is most commonly measured within the Big Five framework. We developed novel agency and communion scales based on the items from the most popular ...

In: Assessment (2022), im Ersch. [online first: 2021-04-05] | Theresa M. Entringer, Jochen E. Gebauer, Delroy L. Paulhus
Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

The Value of Time in the United States: Estimates from Nationwide Natural Field Experiments

07.06.2021| Robert Metcalfe (University of Southern California)
Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

Discontinuities in the Age-Victimization Profile and the Determinants of Victimization

17.05.2021| Nadine Ketel (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

Global Evidence on the Effect of Siblings’ Sex on Personality

10.05.2021| Jan Feld (Victoria University of Wellington)
Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

Trauma at School: The Impacts of Shootings on Students' Human Capital and Economic Outcomes

26.04.2021| Molly Schnell (Northwestern University)
SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

A Mega-Analysis of Personality Prediction: Robustness and Boundary Conditions

Decades of studies identify personality traits as an important predictor of life outcomes. However, previous investigations of personality-outcome associations have not taken a principled approach to covariate use or other sampling strategies to ensure the robustness of personality-outcome associations. The result is that it is unclear (1)...

27.01.2021| Emorie Beck, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Research Project

Rationality and Competition: The Economic Performance of Individuals and Firms

Current Project| Public Economics, German Socio-Economic Panel study
SOEPpapers 1156 / 2021

The Development of the Rank-Order Stability of the Big Five across the Life Span

Several studies have suggested that the rank-order stability of personality increases until midlife and declines later in old age. However, this inverted U-shaped pattern has not consistently emerged in previous research; in particular, a recent investigation implementing several methodological advances failed to support it. To resolve the matter, we analyzed data from two representative panel studies ...

2021| Ingo S. Seifert, Julia M. Rohrer, Boris Egloff, Stefan C. Schmukle
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