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DIW Weekly Report 25 / 2019

Gender Pension Gaps in Europe Are More Explicitly Associated with Labor Markets than with Pension Systems

In many European countries, there is a substantial gender pension gap. Yet, these gaps vary strongly across countries. This cross-national study examines to what extent institutional and labor market-specific factors correlate with gender pension gaps. The findings show that the gender pension gap tends to be larger in countries with larger gender-specific differences in the employment or part-time ...

2019| Anna Hammerschmid, Carla Rowold
DIW Weekly Report 16/17/18 / 2019

A Stable and Social Europe: Fiscal Rules, a Stabilization Fund, Insolvency Rules, Gender Quota, Gender Pension Gaps, and Education: Reports

2019| Franziska Bremus, Marius Clemens, Marcel Fratzscher, Anna Hammerschmid, Tatsiana Kliatskova, Alexander Kriwoluzky, Claus Michelsen, Carla Rowold, Felix Weinhardt, Katharina Wrohlich
DIW Economic Bulletin 43 / 2017

Gender Gaps in Pensions and Health: Germany, France, and Denmark

This study quantifies gender-specific differences in retirement income in Germany, Denmark, and France. We show that the “gender pension gap” in Germany is higher than in France and much higher than in Denmark. This ranking is similar to the ranking in the gender pay gap, where Germany has also the highest gender difference. The authors also investigate gender-specific differences in health, i.e. the ...

2017| Peter Haan, Anna Hammerschmid, Carla Rowold
Diskussionspapiere 1785 / 2019

Mortality in Midlife for Subgroups in Germany

Case and Deaton (2015) document that, since 1998, midlife mortality rates are increasing for white non-Hispanics in the US. This trend is driven by deaths from drug overdoses, suicides, and alcohol-related diseases, termed as deaths of despair, and by the subgroup of low-educated individuals. In contrast, average mortality for middle-aged men and women continued to decrease in several other high-income ...

2019| Peter Haan, Anna Hammerschmid, Julia Schmieder
Diskussionspapiere 1741 / 2018

Labor Market and Distributional Effects of an Increase in the Retirement Age

We evaluate the labor market and distributional effects of an increase in the early retirement age (ERA) from 60 to 63 for women. We use a regression discontinuity design which exploits the immediate increase in the ERA between women born in 1951 and 1952. The analysis is based on the German micro census which includes about 370,000 households per year. We focus on heterogeneous labor market effects ...

2018| Johannes Geyer, Peter Haan, Anna Hammerschmid, Michael Peters
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Labor Market and Distributional Effects of an Increase in the Retirement Age

We evaluate the labor market and distributional effects of an increase in the early retirement age (ERA) from 60 to 63 for women born after 1951. We use a regression discontinuity design which exploits the strong increase in the ERA between women born in 1951 and 1952. The analysis is based on the German microcensus which includes about 370,000 households per year. We focus on heterogeneous labor market ...

In: Labour Economics 65 (2020), 101817, 21 S. | Johannes Geyer, Peter Haan, Anna Hammerschmid, Michael Peters
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Mortality in Midlife for Subgroups in Germany

Case and Deaton, 2015 document that, since 1998, midlife mortality rates are increasing for white non-Hispanics in the US. This trend is driven by deaths from drug overdoses, suicides, and alcohol-related diseases, termed as deaths of despair, and by the subgroup of low-educated individuals. In contrast, average mortality for middle-aged men and women continued to decrease in several other high-income ...

In: The Journal of the Economics of Ageing 14 (2019), 100182, 9 S. | Peter Haan, Anna Hammerschmid, Julia Schmieder
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Labor Supply Effects of Long-Term Care Reform in Germany

Many informal caregivers are of working age, facing the double burden of providing care and working. Negative labor supply effects can severely reduce the comparative cost advantage of informal over formal care arrangements. When designing long‐term care (LTC) policies, it is crucial to understand the effects not only on health outcomes but also on labor supply behavior of informal caregivers. We evaluate ...

In: Health Economics 27 (2018), 9, S. 1328-1339 | Johannes Geyer, Thorben Korfhage
Monographien

Labor Market and Distributional Effects of an Increase in the Retirement Age

We evaluate the labor market and distributional effects of an increase in the early retirement age (ERA) from 60 to 63 for women. We use a regression discontinuity design which exploits the immediate increase in the ERA between women born in 1951 and 1952. The analysis is based on the German micro census which includes about 370,000 households per year. We focus on heterogeneous labor market effects ...

Bonn: IZA, 2018, 31 S.
(Discussion Paper Series / Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ; 11618)
| Johannes Geyer, Peter Haan, Anna Hammerschmid, Michael Peters
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