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Workshop

Perceptions of Inequalities and Justice in Europe (PIJE) Summer Workshop

This two-day workshop aims to bring together again researchers of all project partners (SOEP/DIW Berlin, Helmut-Schmidt-Universität Hamburg, Universität Konstanz, Universität Wien, Radboud University, New York University, MPI für Sozialrecht und Sozialpolitik, and Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München) for presentation and discussion of work packages and research...

07.07.2022| Sandra Bohmann, Stefan Liebig, Matteo Targa
Research Project

Cohesion Panel of the Research Institute for Social Cohesion (ZHP-FGZ)

The Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) at DIW Berlin and the University of Bremen are working together to develop a household panel study on the topic of social cohesion. The survey is being conducted by the infas Institute for Applied Social Science under the name “Zusammenleben in Deutschland,” or “Living Together in Germany.” The University of Bremen is taking part in the...

Current Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study
Research Project

Studying Regional Development Dynamics and their Political Consequences: SOEP RegioHub at Bielefeld University

Leibniz ScienceCampus SOEP-RegioHub at Bielefeld University (SOEP@UBi) Living conditions in Germany today show evidence of increasing and rapidly changing regional disparities in structural, demographic and economic domains. These disparities often take the form of an adverse access to health care facilities, childcare provision, education and other public services as well as regional labour...

Current Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study
DIW Weekly Report 21 / 2022

Sanctions against Russian Oligarchs also Affect Their Companies

In February 2022, the EU Commission announced economic sanctions against Russian oligarchs. The goal was to exert pressure on the Kremlin: initially to stop deploying troops to the Donetsk and Luhansk regions and ultimately to end its attack on Ukraine. The present report investigates how these sanctions affect companies headed by Russian oligarchs. The empirical findings show that after sanctions ...

2022| Franziska Bremus, Pia Hüttl
Externe referierte Aufsätze

Information Provision and Postgraduate Studies

This is the first paper to examine experimentally effects of information provision on beliefs about pecuniary and non-pecuniary returns of postgraduate education, enrolment intentions and realized enrolment. We find that our treatment causally affects beliefs measured six months after treatment. The effects on beliefs differ by gender and academic background, and we find that stated enrolment intentions ...

In: Economica 89 (2022), 355, S. 627-646 | Jan Berkes, Frauke Peter, C. Katharina Spieß, Felix Weinhardt
SOEPpapers 1157 / 2022

Income-Dependent Equivalence Scales and Choice Theory: Implications for Poverty Measurement

Income-Dependent Equivalence Scales and Choice Theory: Implications for Poverty MeasurementEquivalence Scales are a tool for removing the heterogeneity of household sizes in the measurement of inequality, and affect poverty assessments and poverty lines. We address the disadvantage that poor households may suffer due to their reduced ability to share goods within the household. This disadvantage is ...

2022| Christos Koulovatianos, Carsten Schröder
DIW Weekly Report 29/30/31 / 2022

From Hartz IV to Bürgergeld: Reform Preferences of the Long-Term Unemployed

The German government is planning to reform Hartz IV by replacing it with a simpler and more accessible system known as Bürgergeld. Using a random-based survey of eight job centers in North Rhine-Westphalia, this Weekly Report considers the perspectives of the long-term unemployed: What do they think about the reforms? How do they perceive their situation? What are their daily lives like? The findings ...

2022| Fabian Beckmann, Rolf G. Heinze, Dominik Schad, Jürgen Schupp
Externe referierte Aufsätze

Evidenzbasierte Verbandsarbeit: der erweiterte Ethikkodex des Vereins für Socialpolitik

Der neue Ethikkodex des Vereins für Socialpolitik nimmt Stellung gegen die Diskriminierung von Frauen und Minderheiten, sexuelle und anderweitige Belästigung im Arbeitsumfeld sowie das Schaffen eines feindseligen Umfelds. Neuere Untersuchungen zeigen, dass eine Gleichberechtigung von Frauen und Minderheiten in der Volkswirtschaftslehre noch nicht vorliegt. Der erweiterte Ethikkodex ist ein Schritt ...

In: Wirtschaftsdienst 102 (2022), 2, | Alexander Kriwoluzky, Aderonke Osikominu, Doris Weichselbaumer, Georg Weizsäcker
Externe referierte Aufsätze

Informing Students about College: Increasing Enrollment Using a Behavioral Intervention?

This study sheds light on whether the provision of information on costs, financing options, and returns of college education results in higher application and college enrollment rates. Based on a behavioral intervention with more than 1,000 high school students in Germany, we provide evidence that the provision of such information increases college application and enrollment rates, in particular for ...

In: Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 190 (2021), S. 524-549 | Frauke Peter, C.Katharina Spiess, Vaishali Zambre
Diskussionspapiere 1997 / 2022

Stimulating Housing Policy and Housing Tenure Choice: Evidence from the G7 Countries

Housing affordability is a hotly debated issue on global scale. A lack of affordable housing of decent quality is a chronic problem in urban areas. Governments try to alleviate it by stimulating homeownership among middle-income households and providing social housing for the low-income households. Such policies are very costly. Thus, this study aims to assess at least tentatively the effectiveness ...

2022| Eugeniya Malinskaya, Konstantin A. Kholodilin
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