Publikationen des Forschungsbereichs Arbeitsmärkte und Sozialversicherungen

  1. Referierte Fachzeitschrift // forthcoming

    How Do Low-Income Enrollees in the Affordable Care Act Marketplaces Respond to Cost Sharing?

    The Affordable Care Act requires insurers to offer cost sharing reductions (CSRs) to low-income consumers on the Marketplaces. We link 2013-2015 All-Payer Claims Data to 2004-2013 administrative hospital…

  2. Referierte Fachzeitschrift // forthcoming

    Spreading the Disease: Protest in Times of Pandemics

    This study analyzes the impact of large anti-lockdown protests on the spread of SARS-CoV-2 in Germany. Since protesters at such large gatherings are very mobile and largely neglect SARS-CoV-2 containment…

  3. Referierte Fachzeitschrift // forthcoming

    Birth Cohort Size Variation and the Estimation of Class Size Effects

    We show that in school systems with grade retention or redshirting birth cohort size is negatively related to the grade-level share of students who are too old for their grade. This compositional effect gives…

  4. Referierte Fachzeitschrift // forthcoming

    Are the Supporters of Socialism the Losers of Capitalism? Conformism in East Germany and Transition Success

    The empirical literature is inconclusive about whether a country's democratization has a long-lasting impact on former supporters or opponents of the bygone regime. With newly available individual-level data of…

  5. Referierte Fachzeitschrift // forthcoming

    Short and Long-Run Distributional Impacts of COVID-19 in Latin America

    We simulate the short- and long-term distributional consequences of COVID-19 in the four largest Latin American economies: Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Mexico. We show that the short-term impact on income…

  6. Referierte Fachzeitschrift // 2022

    Do preferences for urban amenities differ by skill?

    By investing in urban amenities, city-level policies often aim to attract highly skilled workers. However, studies relying on revealed preferences struggle to provide causal evidence that skilled workers value…

  7. ZEW Discussion Paper // 2022

    The End of Work is Near, Isn’t It? Survey Evidence on Automation Angst

    We study the extent of automation angst and its role for policy preferences, labor market choices and real donation decisions using a customized survey in Germany and the US. We first document that a majority…