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What can go wrong will go wrong: Birthday effects and early tracking in the German school system

Jürges, Hendrik; Schneider, Kerstin

At the age of ten German pupils are given a secondary school track recommendation which largely determines the actual track choice. Track choice has major effects on the life course, mainly through labor market outcomes. Using data from the German PISA extension study, we analyze the effect of month...

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The sociology of the life course and life span psychology: integrated paradigm or complementing pathways?

Diewald, Martin; Mayer, Karl Ulrich

The psychology of the life span and the sociology of the life course share the same object of scientific inquiry - the lives of women and men from birth to death. Both are part of an interdisciplinary field focused on individual development and life course patterns which also includes social demogra...

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The impact of a large parental leave benefit reform on the timing of birth around the day of Implementation

Tamm, Marcus

The introduction of the German parental leave benefit (Elterngeld) applied to all children born on January 1st, 2007 or later. The new Elterngeld considerably changed the amount of transfers to families during the first two years postpartum. We show that the incentives created by using a cut-off dat...

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The educational system as a marriage market a longitudinal analysis of marriage in the life course

Blossfeld, Hans-Peter; Timm, Andreas ; Dasko, Faith ; Universität Bremen, Sonderforschungsbereich 186 Statuspassagen und Risikolagen im Lebensverlauf

"In this paper, spouse selection in the life course of single German men and women is reconstructed step by step and marriage behavior of a series of birth cohorts in the last 50 years is compared. The study primarily concerns the way in which young men and women pool their educational resources at ...

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67

The Birth of German Biotechnology Industry: Did Venture Capital run the Show?

Heneric, Oliver; Engel, Dirk; Champenois, Claire

The goal of this paper is to point out the role played by private equity investors (venture-capital companies and corporate investors) in the emergence of a new biotechnology industry in Germany in the second half of the 90?s. This analysis takes into account the different business models and busine...

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The Birth of German Biotechnology Industry : Did Venture Capital run the show?

Heneric, Oliver; Engel, Dirk; Champenois, Claire

We answer the questions, how many firms acting in the modern German biotechnology industry are funded by venture capital companies (VCC) as well as equity funded by corporate investors. The theory suggests a high relevance of VCC as venturing partner of high-tech projects. In addition we argue that ...

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The Birth of German Biotechnology Industry : Did Venture Capital run the Show?

Champenois, Claire; Engel, Dirk; Heneric, Oliver

The goal of this paper is to point out the role played by private equity investors (venture-capital companies an corporate investors) in the emergence of a new biotechnology industry in Germany in the second half of the 90's. This analysis takes into account the different business models and busines...

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Stilwandel als Indikator und Katalysator kulturellen Wandels : Zum Musterwandel in Geburtsanzeigen der letzten 200 Jahre

Linke, Angelika

Dass sich der Stil von Geburtsanzeigen schon nur in den letzten 50 Jahren deutlich gewandelt hat, liisst sich an jeder kleinen Sammlung von Anzeigen aus dem eigenen familiiiren Umfeld rasch belegen - der Wandel betrifft dabei sowohl verbale wie (typo)grafische und bildliche Elemente (sowie deren Ver...

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75

Return-to-job during and after maternity leave

Fitzenberger, Bernd; Steffes, Susanne; Strittmatter, Anthony

This paper studies the return-to-job of female employees after first birth based on exceptional longitudinal data from personnel records of a large German company. Given a very long maternity leave coverage, we investigate to what extent data available to management allow to predict the return-to-jo...

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76

Return-to-job during and after maternity leave

Fitzenberger, Bernd; Steffes, Susanne; Strittmatter, Anthony

This paper studies the return-to-job of female employees after first birth based on exceptional longitudinal data from personnel records of a large German company. Given a very long maternity leave coverage, we investigate to what extent data available to management allow to predict the return-to-jo...

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Realfabrik Fernsehen: (Serien-)Produkt "Mensch". Analyse von Real-Life-Soap-Formaten und deren Wirkungsweisen Real-life-factory TV: Man as (series) production

Schwäbe, Nicole Helen

Der 1. März 2000, der deutsche Sendestart von „Big Brother“ auf RTL II, kam einem Urknall gleich: Es war der Auftakt für ganz neue Formen des Realitätsfernsehens, den sogenannten „Real-Life-Soaps“. Der unnachahmliche Erfolg der ersten „Big Brother“-Staffel führte dazu, daß schon bald ein wahrer „Ru...

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Rapid demographic change and the allocation of public education resources: Evidence from East Germany

Kempkes, Gerhard

We analyse the adjustment of public education spending in response to rapidly decreasing student cohorts in East Germany where birth rates collapsed after German reunification. Previous results from the literature based on data from more stable demographic periods suggest that public resources are i...

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Public pensions, changing employment patterns, and the impact of pension reforms across birth cohorts: A microsimulation analysis for Germany

Geyer, Johannes; Steiner, Viktor

We analyze the impact of changing employment patterns and pension reforms on the future level of public pensions across birth cohorts in Germany. The analysis is based on a rich dataset that combines household survey data from the German Socio-Economic Panel Study (SOEP) and process-produced microda...

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Psychotic disorders in the Lundby population 1947-1997: Incidence, life-time prevalence and predictors related to personality and behaviour

Bogren, Mats

The aims were to analyze the first incidence, age-at-onset, prevalence and personality related predictors of psychotic disorders in the Lundby population (n=3563) – a community population followed through four waves of field study 1947-1997.Case ascertainment included interviews, registers, case n...

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Predicting birth-rates through German micro-census data: a comparison of probit and Boolean regression

Hufnagel, Rainer

This paper investigates the complex interrelationships of qualitative socio-economic variables in the context of Boolean Regression. The data forming the basis for this investigation are from the German Micro-census waves of 1996 2002 and comprise about 400 000 observations. Boolean Regression is us...

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Pollution exposure and infant health: Evidence from Germany

Coneus, Katja; Spiess, C. Katharina

This paper examines the impact of outdoor and indoor pollution on children's health from birth until the age of three years in Germany. We use representative data from the German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP), combined with five air pollution levels. These data come from the Federal Environment Agency...

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Pollution exposure and infant health : evidence from Germany

Coneus, Katja; Spieß, Christa Katharina

This paper examines the impact of outdoor and indoor pollution on children’s health from birth until the age of three years in Germany. We use representative data from the German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP), combined with five air pollution levels. These data come from the Federal Environment Agency...

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Labour market integration and the transition to parenthood: a comparison of Germany and the UK

Schmitt, Christian

The aim of this paper is to investigate the hypothesis that after leaving the educational system, labour market integration has a causal effect on first-birth decisions. The analysis focuses on two major research questions: First, how is the timing of first parenthood associated with previous labour...

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Immigrant fertility in West Germany: is there a socialization effect in transitions to second and third births?

Milewski, Nadja

In this paper on immigrant fertility in West Germany, we estimate the transition rates to second and third births, using intensity-regression models. The data come from the German Socio-Economic Panel Study. We distinguish women of the first and the second immigrant generations originating from Turk...

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Immigrant fertility in West Germany: Is there a socialization effect in transitions to second and third births? Fécondité des immigrées en Allemagne de l’Ouest: existe-t-il un effet de la socialization dans le passage du premier au deuxieme enfant et dans celui du deuxieme au troisieme enfant?


Abstract In this paper on immigrant fertility in West Germany, we estimate the transition rates to second and third births, using intensity-regression models. The data come from the German Socio-Economic Panel Study. We distinguish women of the first and the second immigrant generations orig...

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Human capital and fertility in Germany after 1990: Evidence from a multi-spell model

Sunder, Marco

We analyze the timing of birth of the first three children based on German panel data (GSOEP) within a hazard rate framework. A random effects estimator is used to accommodate correlation across spells. We consider the role of human capital - approximated by a Mincer-type regression - and its gender...

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Human Capital and Fertility in Germany after 1990: Evidence from a Multi-Spell Model

Sunder, Marco

We analyze the timing of birth of the first three children based on German panel data (GSOEP) within a hazard rate framework. A random effects estimator is used to accommodate correlation across spells. We consider the role of human capital - approximated by a Mincer-type regression - and its gender...

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Helicobacter pylori prevalences and risk factors among school beginners in a German urban center and its rural county.

Richter, M; Herbarth, O; Fritz, G J; Krumbiegel, P; Schlink, U; Müller, D M; Richter, T

In 1998, the Helicobacter pylori [(13)C]urea breath test was offered to all school beginners (birth cohort 1991/1992) in the city of Leipzig and in Leipzig County, Germany, to determine the colonization prevalence and potential transmission pathways of the bacterium. A total of 3,347 school beginner...

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GENERAL ORAL GLUCOSE TOLERANCE TEST DURING PREGNANCY, AN OPPORTUNITY FOR IMPROVED PREGNANCY OUTCOME AND IMPROVED FUTURE HEALTH.

Anderberg, Eva

Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is associated with a risk of adverse pregnancyoutcome and is a predictor of subsequent diabetes. The aims of this work were todescribe a reliable routine to diagnose abnormal glucose tolerance during pregnancy,to investigate women’s opinions of the specialist c...

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Entrepreneurial business models in the German software industry companies, venture capital, and stock market based growth strategies on the 'Neuer Markt'

Engelhardt, Lutz; Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung gGmbH

"Young, radically innovative, growth oriented, and publicly listed high-tech companies in Silicon Valley together with venture capital financiers gave birth to the concept of the 'Entrepreneurial Business Model' (EBM). This concept has become central to the debate about the innovative capacity of na...

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Documentation of sample sizes and panel attrition in the German socio economic panel (GSOEP) : 1984 until 1998

Pannenberg, Markus

Contents: 1 Development of sample sizes 2 1.1 Development of the number of successful interviews by cross-section 2 1.2 Longitudinal development of losses due to panel attrition 10 1.3 Entrants by birth or move-ins and their participation behavior 14 2 Losses due to unsuccessful follow-up 15 2.1 Dro...

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Die französische Familienpolitik: ein Erfolgsmodell unter Reformdruck

Salles, Anne; Forschungsinstitut der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik e.V.

"Häufig wird Frankreich in deutschen familienpolitischen Debatten auf Grund der hohen Geburtenrate und der hohen Erwerbstätigenquote bei Frauen als Vorbild angeführt. Zentrale Ziele der französischen Familienpolitik sind die Ermöglichung einer freien Wahl zwischen familiärer und außerhäuslicher Kind...

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Development of hair coat and skin glands in fetal porcine integument.

Meyer, W; Görgen, S

The prenatal development of the hair coat and skin glands was studied in skin samples of ten body regions of porcine fetuses (German Landrace) ranging between 40 and 114 days (birth) of gestation (15-1000 g body weight), using light microscopy and scanning electron microscopy. During the development...

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124

Determinants of lifetime unemployment: a micro data analysis with censored quantile regressions

Schmillen, Achim; Möller, Joachim

Building on a large administrative micro data set for the time span 19752004 we look at lifetime unemployment for West German birth cohorts 1950 to 1954. Descriptive evidence shows a highly uneven distribution of unemployment in West Germany more than 60% of the individuals in our sample were not un...

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Detection of risk factors for obesity in early childhood with quantile regression methods for longitudinal data

Fenske, Nora; Fahrmeir, Ludwig; Rzehak, Peter; Höhle, Michael

This article compares and discusses three different statistical methods for investigating risk factors for overweight and obesity in early childhood by means of the LISA study, a recent German birth cohort study with 3097 children. Since the definition of overweight and obesity is typically based on...

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Depression in the Lundby Study 1947-1997 Incidence, course and risk-factors

Mattisson, Cecilia

AbstractThe aims of this thesis were to describe methodological problems, incidence and course of depressive disorders as well as possible risk factors for depression within the framework of the Lundby Study.The Lundby population was investigated in 1947, 1957, 1972 and 1997. In 1947 the popula...

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Demographic change and bank profitability: empirical evidence from German savings banks

Berlemann, Michael; Oestmann, Marco; Thum, Marcel

Most European economies will experience significant demographic changes in the decades ahead. Due to low birth rates, populations are shrinking and ageing at the same time. This paper explores the impact of demographic change on the banking industry. A unique data set, which contains detailed inform...

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Demographic Change and Bank Profitability.Empirical Evidence from German Savings Banks

Thum, Marcel; Berlemann, Michael; Oestmann, Marco

Most European economies will experience significant demographic changes in the decades ahead. Due to low birth rates, populations are shrinking and ageing at the same time. This paper explores the impact of demographic change on the banking industry. A unique data set, which contains detailed inform...

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Children's Gestures from 18 to 30 months

Andrén, Mats

This thesis concerns the nature of the gestures performed by five Swedish children. The children are followed from 18 to 30 months of age: an age range which is characterized by a rapid succession of developmental changes in children's abilities to communicate by means of both spoken language and ge...

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Ausbildungs- und Berufsverläufe der Geburtskohorten 1964 und 1971 in Westdeutschland die jüngste Teilstudie der Lebensverlaufsstudie als Scientific Use File

Hillmert, Steffen

'Das Projekt 'Ausbildungs- und Berufsverläufe der Geburtskohorten 1964 und 1971 in Westdeutschland' ist die jüngste Teilstudie des Forschungsprogramms 'Lebensverläufe und gesellschaftlicher Wandel' am Forschungsbereich Bildung, Arbeit und gesellschaftliche Entwicklung des Max-Planck-Instituts für Bi...

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Alcohol Use in Swedish Halls of Residence

Ståhlbrandt, Henrietta

In the year 2000, the alcohol habits of 1460 Swedish university students living in residence halls were assessed. The students had a mean age of 23.8 years, and 64% were male. The results from this baseline assessment show that the mean AUDIT score (± sd) was 10.3 ± 5.2 for males and 8.1 ± 4.7 for f...

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