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Effiziente Risikoallokation bei Kreditkartensystemen : eine Untersuchung anhand der oekonomischen Analyse des Rechts Efficient Risk Allocation in Credit Card Systems : an examination on the basis of the Economic Analysis of Law

Langenbucher, Anja

Trotz ständig steigender Bedeutung kartengebundener Zahlungssysteme fehlt es im deutschen Zivilrecht an einer speziellen Regelung für Kreditkarten und den mannigfachen Risiken, die sich bei deren Gebrauch ergeben können. Aus diesem Grund kommt den Allgemeinen Geschäftsbedingungen, also den von den K...

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Women move differently: Job separations and gender

Hirsch, Boris; Schnabel, Claus

Using a large German linked employer-employee data set and methods of competing risks analysis, this paper investigates gender differences in job separation rates to employment and nonemployment. In line with descriptive evidence, we find lower job-to-job and higher job-to-nonemployment transition p...

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Women move differently: Job separations and gender

Hirsch, Boris; Schnabel, Claus

Using a large German linked employer-employee data set and methods of competing risks analysis, this paper investigates gender differences in job separation rates to employment and nonemployment. In line with descriptive evidence, we find lower job-to-job and higher job-to-nonemployment transition p...

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Welfare regimes and welfare use social assistance patterns an an outcome of minimum income support policies in German and Italian cities

Voges, Wolfgang; Kazepov, Yuri; Universität Bremen, Sonderforschungsbereich 186 Statuspassagen und Risikolagen im Lebensverlauf

"This working paper focuses on one hand on the aspects of the social assistance programmes directed to combat poverty and social exclusion, on the other hand it focuses on the risks of dependency associated with longterm recipiency of social assistance basic income support in Germany and Italy. The ...

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The speed of leaving the old job: a study on job changes and exit into unemployment during the East German transition process

Wolff, Joachim; Trübswetter, Parvati; Liebscher, Volkmar

The first period of the transition to a market economy was characterised by a high rate of job-change in many transition countries. This was no different for East Germany. This paper analyses the consequences of the transition process for East German workers in their old job. We quantify the speed a...

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The role of shocks and risks for the livelihoods of small scale fishing communities of Hadejia-Nguru Wetlands in Nigeria

Chiwaula, Levison; Waibel, Hermann

This paper assesses the impact of risks and shocks on household welfare in the Hadejia-Nguru Wetlands in Nigeria. We use estimated income loss in consumption equations to assess the impact. Our findings identify death of an adult member, drought, and social conflict as important shocks in the area. ...

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Shortfall risks and excess chances of optioned-based rollover hedge-strategies with respect to alternative target returns : empirical evidence from the German stock market

Adam, Michael; Albrecht, Peter; Maurer, Raimond

Continuing the research of an earlier AFIR-paper, we examine on the basis of a (partially) historical simulation approach return and risk of various rollover option strategies (put hedge; covered short call; collar). In addition to measures of shortfall risks we propose measures of excess returns (w...

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Risks and Opportunities of Expert Systems in the Offices of Administrative Institutions : The Case of Creditworthiness Tests for Business Founders at a Semi-Public German Bank

Dambon, Peter; Glasen, Fabian; Kuhlen, Rainer; Thost, Martin

The theses about risks and opportunities of AI applications in public administration presented here have emerged from the empirical analysis in a semi-public German bank as well as from the subsequent phases of conception and prototype implementation of a corresponding knowledge-based system support...

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Proceedings - Workshop on Contaminated Soils - Risks and Remedies : Stockholm, October 26 - 28, 1993

Workshop on Contaminated Soils, Risks and Remedies < 1993, Stockholm>; Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan < Stockholm>; Swedish OK Environmental Research Foundation
1993-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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Pesticides And Farmer Health In Nicaragua: A Willingness To Pay Approach

Waibel, Hermann; Garming, Hildegard

This study presents an economic valuation of health risks of pesticides among Nicaraguan vegetable farmers. A comprehensive valuation of market and non-market value components of human health is established through farmers? willingness to pay (WTP) for low toxicity pesticides. Results show, that far...

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On the risks of stocks in the long run : a probabilistic approach based on measures of shortfall risk

Albrecht, Peter; Maurer, Raimond; Ruckpaul, Ulla

The present paper examines the long-term risks of a representative one-time investment in German stocks (DAX/0) in real terms relative to various risk free investments (returns of 0%, 2% and 4% in real terms) as well as relative to a representative investment in German bonds (REXP). As underlying ri...

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Microbial health risks in KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa) drinking water

Howgrave-Graham, A.; Robinson, A.; International Association of Hydrological Sciences
2000-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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Micro-credit, risk coping and the incidence of rural-to-urban migration

Ahsan, Quamrul

The focus of this paper is on the rural poor of south Asia and their struggle to cope with the seasonal risk of unemployment and the ensuing income risks. In the absence of formal credit or insurance markets the rural poor typically resort to, among other options, the following informal strategies t...

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Managing Urban Disaster Risk: Analysis and Adaptation Frameworks for Integrated Settlement Development Programming for the Urban Poor

Wamsler, Christine

The damage caused by the dramatic worldwide increase in ‘natural’ disasters is staggering, with the poor in developing countries being most at risk. Disasters make their already precarious living conditions worse, creating a vicious circle of poverty from which they find it hard to escape. To achiev...

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Labor Force Transitions of Older Married Couples in Germany

Blau, David M.; Riphahn, Regina T.

This study investigates the labor force behavior of older married couples in Germany. Monthly observations from the first eleven waves of the German Socio-Economic Panel (GSOEP) are used to describe and analyze the relationship between the labor force behavior of husbands and wives. The empirical mo...

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Intergenerational Transmission of Risk Attitudes - A Revealed Preference Approach

Leuermann, Andrea; Necker, Sarah

Using data the German Socio-Economic Panel (GSOEP), we investigate whether the willingness to take risks which is revealed via observed choices of occupation is transmitted from parents to children. Our approach resembles the one by Dohmen et al. (2008) who investigate the same question using stated...

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Individual Performance and Employment Behavior after Maternity Leave: Evidence based on Company Data

Fitzenberger, Bernd; Steffes, Susanne; Strittmatter, Anthony

We analyze maternity leave durations, transition probabilities within a competing risks model and exit probabilities after maternity leave. Our sample exists of 1200 first-time mothers working in a large German company. With personnel data we observe employment histories with specific information ab...

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Indicators of health risks from surface water and groundwater contamination in urban centers of Nigeria

Ojo, O.; International Commission on Groundwater; International Association of Hydrological Sciences
1995-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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IARC Working Group on the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risks to Humans; Smokeless tobacco and some tobacco-specific N-nitrosamines

World Health Organization; International Agency for Research on Cancer; IARC Working Group on the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risks to Humans
2007-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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Health insurance in Rural Northern Thailand What is available What would be desirable

Sricharoen, Thitiwan; Buchenrieder, Gertrud

Rural livelihoods are exposed to many risks and thus vulnerable. This contribution analyses the relationship between livelihood risks, particularly health risks, and risk management strategies, especially health insurance. The analysis is based on a 2004-survey in the northern mountainous region of ...

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From the dual apprenticeship system to a dual labor market? The German high-skill equilibrium and the service economy

Eichhorst, Werner; Marx, Paul

Different models of protection against labor market risks are associated with diverging models of economic performance. Historically established institutional complementarities between labor market regulation, unemployment protection, and vocational training tend to mirror specific national models o...

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French – German flood risk geohistory in the Rhine Graben

Martin, Brice; Himmelsbach, Iso; Glaser, Rüdiger; With, Lauriane; Guerrouah, Ouarda; Vitoux, Marie - Claire; Drescher, Axel

Because of its turbulent history, Alsace is one of French regions where the historic floods are the most underestimated. The damages connected to the wars (on 1870, 1914 - 1918, 1939 - 1945), the particular classification of archives and, especially, their writing in German during several periods of...

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Foreign Bank Entry into Emerging Economies: An Empirical Assessment of the Determinants and Risks Predicated on German FDI Data

Wezel, Torsten

The paper investigates the factors crucial in the locational decisions of multinational German banks in selected emerging markets of central and eastern Europe, Latin America and Asia between 1994 and 2001. Emphasis is placed on testing variables of macroeconomic and financial sector risk along with...

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Epidemiological studies of health risks form drinking water naturally contaminated with fluoride

Susheela, A. K.; International Commission on Groundwater; International Association of Hydrological Sciences
1995-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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Emerging Issues: New Risks

Koopmans, M. P. G.; International Life Sciences Institute
2001-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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Education and Unemployment: A French-German Comparison

Lauer, Charlotte

This paper analyses the link between educational attainment and unemployment risk in a French-German comparison, based on a discrete time competing risks hazard rate model applied to comparable microdata sets. The unemployment risk is broken down into the risk of entering unemployment and the risk, ...

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Do specialization benefits outweigh concentration risks in credit portfolios of German banks?

Böve, Rolf; Düllmann, Klaus; Pfingsten, Andreas

Lending specialization on certain industry sectors can have opposing effects on monitoring (including screening) abilities and on the sectoral concentration risk of a credit portfolio. In this paper, we examine in the first part if monitoring abilities of German cooperative banks and savings banks i...

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Diversification, risk management and risk coping strategies: Evidence from rural households in three provinces in Vietnam

Phung Duc, Tung; Waibel, Hermann

The paper analyzes the relationship between the allocation of labor and land, the number of crops grown and income sources of rural households in Vietnam and different types of shocks and risks. It uses the data from the first phase of the household survey in three provinces of Central of Vietnam, c...

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Determinants of government bond spreads in the Euro Area: in good times as in bad

Aßmann, Christian; Boysen-Hogrefe, Jens

Despite the single currency, yields on government bonds in the Euro Area deviate from German bond yields. These bond spreads are usually attributed to differing default and liquidity risks. Recent research points out that time-varying global factors, approximated by risk measures or short term inter...

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Determinants of government bond spreads in the Euro Area - in good times as in bad

Boysen-Hogrefe, Jens; Aßmann, Christian

Despite the single currency, yields on government bonds in the Euro Area deviate substantially from German bond yields. These bond spreads are usually attributed to differing default and liquidity risks. The empirical literature documents that evaluation of these risks is subject to time variation i...

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Determinants for using visible reserves in German banks: an empirical study

Bornemann, Sven; Homölle, Susanne; Hubensack, Carsten; Kick, Thomas; Pfingsten, Andreas

The German Commercial Code (HGB) allows banks to build visible reserves for general banking risks according to section 340g HGB. These GBR reserves may, in addition to their risk provisioning function, be used to enhance capital endowment, for internal financing, signaling or earnings management pur...

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Credit for what?: informal credit as a coping strategy of market women in Northern Ghana

Schindler, Kati

This paper explores the use of informal credit as a strategy for managing risks by market women in northern Ghana. A broad concept of the costs of risk management strategies is introduced and encompasses both a time and monetary dimension. Based on qualitative data, the analysis reveals that market ...

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Control of risks in work with biological agents : biotechnology, genetic engineering ; Pt. 1: Principles : methods, applications, safety considerations

International Social Security Association / International Section for the Prevention of Occupational Risks in the Chemical Industry
1997-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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Cancer patterns among children of Turkish descent in Germany : a study at the German Childhood Cancer Registry

Spallek, Jacob; Spix, Claudia; Zeeb, Hajo; Kaatsch, Peter; Razum, Oliver

Background: Cancer risks of migrants might differ from risks of the indigenous population due to differences in socioeconomic status, life style, or genetic factors. The aim of this study was to investigate cancer patterns among children of Turkish descent in Germany. Methods: We identified cases wi...

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Are banks using hidden reserves to beat earnings benchmarks? Evidence from Germany

Bornemann, Sven; Kick, Thomas; Memmel, Christoph; Pfingsten, Andreas

Section 340f of the German Commercial Code allows banks to provision against the special risks inherent to the banking business by building hidden reserves. Beyond risk provisioning, these reserves are implicitly accepted as an earnings management device. By analyzing financial statements of German ...

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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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