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  • DIW Weekly Report 7 / 2024

    Expanding Long-term Care Insurance Could Reduce the Gender Care Gap in Germany

    In many European countries, men and women differ significantly in the amount of informal care work they provide for relatives, with women acting as caregivers far more frequently than men. This difference, known as the gender care gap, varies considerably between European countries, with Germany somewhere in the middle of the distribution. This Weekly Report analyzes the institutional, societal, and ...

    2024| Johannes Geyer, Peter Haan, Mia Teschner
  • Workshop

    3rd annual Workshop for Women in Macroeconomics, Finance and Economic History

    The 3rd annual Workshop for Women in Macroeconomics, Finance and Economic History is being organized by the German Institute for Economic Research. The aim is to bring together female academic researchers and practitioners to promote and exchange ideas in the fields of Macroeconomics, Finance, and Economic History.

    03.05.2023| Elena Carletti, Silvia Miranda-Agrippino, Claudia Steinwender
  • Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

    The Persistence of Employment Gaps in Couples: To what extent do relative female-to-male wage opportunities matter?

    Gender gaps in employment have narrowed but remain substantial, especially within couples. When I proxy potential earnings through demand-driven wage changes in job tasks within industries and using German administrative data, I show that a rising relative female-to-male potential wage increases work hours of female partners, but at a diminishing rate. Men, on the other hand, reduce their work...

    31.01.2024| Luisa Hammer
  • SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

    Local far-right demonstrations and nationwide public attitudes

    One of the primary objectives of protests and demonstrations is to bring social, political, or economic issues to the attention of politicians and the wider population. While protests can have a mobilizing and persuading effect, they may reduce support for their cause if turned disruptive or disorganised. In this study, we look at how local or spontaneously organized far-right and xenophobic...

    15.11.2023| Christopher Prömel, Freie Universität Berlin
  • Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

    Pension and Long-Term Care Expectations: Evidence from Germany

    Two significant drivers of a person's financial situation in old age are pension income and costs for long-term care dependence. Both are unknown when the person makes her most important financial decisions, which makes it particularly interesting to understand her beliefs about them and how they influence her choices. In a representative survey, we elicit detailed expectations about individuals...

    05.07.2023| Bruno Veltri (HU Berlin), Maximilian Blesch
  • Workshop

    4th annual Workshop for Women in Macroeconomics, Finance and Economic History

    The 4th annual Workshop for Women in Macroeconomics, Finance and Economic History is being organized by the DIW Berlin. The aim is to bring together female academic researchers and practitioners to promote and exchange ideas in the field of Macroeconomics, Finance, and Economic History. We invite contributions, including, but not limited to macroeconomic and financial stability, interactions...

    02.05.2024| Laura Alfaro, Christina Gathmann, Aude Pommeret
  • Refereed essays Web of Science

    Examining Double Standards in Layoff Preferences and Expectations for Gender, Age, and Ethnicity When Violating the Social Norm of Vaccination

    Whether vaccination refusal is perceived as a social norm violation that affects layoff decisions has not been tested. Also unknown is whether ascribed low-status groups are subject to double standards when they violate norms, experiencing stronger sanctions in layoff preferences and expectations, and whether work performance attenuates such sanctioning. Therefore, we study layoff preferences and expectations ...

    In: Scientific Reports 14 (2024), 39, 14 S. | Cristóbal Moya, Sebastian Sattler, Shannon Taflinger, Carsten Sauer
  • Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

    Gender differences and stereotypes in media coverage of company board members

    Women continue to be underrepresented in leadership positions in the corporate sector such as on company boards. One of the reasons for this underrepresentation are gender stereotypes on the skill distribution, social and occupational roles, personality traits, and how they affect labor market decision making. Media plays an important role in transporting gender stereotypes. In this paper we...

    21.06.2023| Virginia Sondergeld
  • Infographic

    Gender pay gap and gender care gap both increase sharply until middle age

    01.03.2023
  • Refereed essays Web of Science

    Do Women Expect Wage Cuts for Part-Time Work?

    I quantify the perceived changes in hourly wage rates associated with working different hours on the same job for a representative sample of female workers. While part-time working women expect significant hourly wage gains from switching to full-time work - 7% on average - full-time workers expect no effect on current wages when switching to part-time, on average. Perceived pecuniary losses from part-time ...

    In: Labour Economics 80 (2022), 102291 | Annekatrin Schrenker
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