1. Discussion and Working Paper // 2022

    Minimum Wages and the Rise in Solo Self-Employment

    Solo self-employment is on the rise despite less favorable working conditions compared to traditional jobs. We show that the introduction of minimum wages in German industries led to an increase in the share…

  2. Discussion and Working Paper // 2021

    How Do Investors Value the Publication of Tax Information? Evidence from the European Public Country-By-Country Reporting

    We examine the capital market reaction to the announcement of the European Union (EU) to introduce a public tax country-by-country reporting (CbCR) regime. By employing an event study methodology, we find a…

  3. Discussion and Working Paper // 2021

    SSCS, Berlin 2021 Declaration on the Future of Science Communication

    Science communication for action and engagement – a proposal developed by the participants of the International Summer School “Communicating Science” 2021 in Berlin. This document was developed in five days by…

  4. Discussion and Working Paper // 2021

    Gender Differences in Financial Advice

    We show that financial advisors offer more self-serving advice to female than to male clients, based on minutes from about 27,000 real-world advisory meetings. Women are more likely to obtain recommendations to…