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  • Externe referierte Aufsätze

    Urban Land Use Fragmentation and Human Well-Being

    We study how land use fragmentation affects the life satisfaction of city dwellers. To this end, we calculate fragmentation metrics based on exact geographical coordinates of land use from the European Urban Atlas and of households from the German Socio-Economic Panel. Using ordinary least squares and fixed effects specifications, we find little effect on life satisfaction when aggregating over land ...

    In: Land Economics 98 (2022), 2, S. 399-420 | Christine Bertram, Jan Goebel, Christian Krekel, Katrin Rehdanz
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    Experienced Well-Being and Labor Market Status: The Role of Pleasure and Meaning

    This paper examines the experienced well-being of employed and unemployed workers. We use the survey-adapted Day Reconstruction Method of the Innovation Sample of the German Socio-Economic Panel Study to analyze the role of the employment status for well-being, incorporating time use. We use the novel P-index to summarize the average share of pleasurable minutes on a day and show that in contrast to ...

    In: Social Indicators Research 163 (2022), S. 691–721 | Tobias Wolf, Maria Metzing, Richard E. Lucas
  • SOEPpapers 1159 / 2022

    Physical and Mental Health Changes in the Five Years before and Five Years after Childbirth: A Population-Based Panel Study in First-Time Mothers and Fathers from Germany

    Background: The transition to parenthood is characterized by far-reaching changes in life. However, little prospective-longitudinal evidence from general population samples exists on changes of general physical and mental health in the years around the birth of a child among mothers and fathers. Methods: Using data from the German Socio-Economic Panel Study (SOEP), this study examined continuous and ...

    2022| Eva Asselmann, Susan Garthus-Niegel, Susanne Knappe, Julia Martini
  • Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

    The effect of a mobility restriction on satisfaction with democracy - evidence from the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in Germany

    21.12.2022| Lorenz Meister
  • SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

    Disease onset and life satisfaction - does it matter where you live?

    Experiencing the onset of a chronic illness is a major life event impacting living conditions and wellbeing. Using data from the SOEP, this study investigates wellbeing after the onset of a major chronic illness, describing both immediate wellbeing effects and longterm development after disease onset. Furthermore, the project seeks to explore the role of geographical access to and availability of...

    14.12.2022| Barbara Stacherl
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    Resuming Social Contact after Months of Contact Restrictions: Social Traits Moderate Associations between Changes in Social Contact and Well-being

    Humans possess a need for social contact. Satisfaction of this need benefits well-being, whereas deprivation is detrimental. However, how much contact people desire is not universal, and evidence is mixed on individual differences in the association between contact and well-being. This preregistered longitudinal study (N = 190) examined changes in social contact and well-being (life satisfaction, depressivity/anxiety) ...

    In: Journal of Research in Personality 98 (2022), 104223 | Michael D. Krämer, Yannick Roos, David Richter, Cornelia Wrzus
  • SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

    An introduction to respondent-driven sampling (RDS) with case studies

    Declining response rates have made traditional, probability-based sampling methods more resource-intensive and thus more expensive. Studies of population subgroups are particularly vulnerable to this trend, as smaller group sizes as well as other factors often make these groups "hard-to-reach" or "hard-to-survey". In response, researchers have increasingly relied on network...

    04.04.2022| Mariel McKone Leonard, DeZIM - German Center for Integration and Migration Research
  • SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

    Chimpanzee and human risk preferences show key similarities

    Risk preference impacts how people make key life decisions related to health, wealth, and wellbeing. Yet the evolutionary roots of human risk taking behavior remain poorly understood. I will present two studies on risk preferences in chimpanzees, one of our closest living relatives.In the first study, we investigated whether chimpanzees (N=13) differentiate between social...

    09.02.2022| Lou Haux, Max-Planck-Institut für Bildungsforschung (MPIB)
  • SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

    Mask wearing, pro-social behavior and wellbeing

    Using COME-HERE longitudinal data from 2021, this investigation links mask wearing, prosocial behaviour, and well-being. Given that mask wearing has positive externality properties, wearing one can be seen as pro-social behaviour. Individuals are categorised into three groups based on a comparison between their own mask wearing frequency and what is required by law. Those...

    01.12.2021| Alan Piper, Paris School of Economics and Freie Universität Berlin
  • SOEPpapers 1136 / 2021

    Psychische Gesundheit im zweiten Covid-19 Lockdown in Deutschland

    Die vorliegende Studie vergleicht das Niveau der selbstberichteten psychischen Gesundheit und des Wohlbefindens in Deutschland im zweiten Covid-19 Lockdown (Januar/Februar 2021) mit der Situation im ersten Lockdown (März bis Juli 2020). Im zweiten Lockdown sank die Zufriedenheit mit der Gesundheit und stiegen die Sorgen um die Gesundheit im Vergleich zum ersten Lockdown. Beide Werte blieben aber weiterhin ...

    2021| Theresa Entringer, Hannes Kröger
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