Publikationen des Forschungsbereichs Arbeitsmärkte und Sozialversicherungen

  1. 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…

  2. 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…

  3. Referierte Fachzeitschrift // 2022

    COVID-19 Booster Uptake among US Adults: Assessing the Impact of Vaccine Attributes, Incentives, and Context In a Choice-Based Experiment

    Objective: Evidence shows that booster shots offer strong protection against the Omicron variant of COVID-19. However, we know little about why individuals would receive a booster compared to the initial…

  4. Referierte Fachzeitschrift // 2022

    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…

  5. Beiträge in Sammel- und Tagungsbänden // 2022

    Four Decades of Disability Benefit Policies and the Rise and Fall of Disability Recipiency Rates in Five OECD Countries

    This chapter summarizes and discusses developments and policy changes in the public disability benefit programs of five OECD countries—the Netherlands, Sweden, Great Britain, Germany and Australia---over the…

  6. Referierte Fachzeitschrift // 2022

    The Long-Run Effects of Sports Club Vouchers for Primary School Children

    Childhood obesity is one of the most serious public health challenges of the twenty-first century. While small-scale experiments change behaviors among adults in the short run, we know little about the…

  7. ZEW Discussion Paper // 2022

    Adjustments of Local Labour Markets to the COVID-19 Crisis: the Role of Digitalisation and Working-from-Home

    Employment responses to the COVID-19 crisis differed widely across German local labour markets at the beginning of the pandemic, with differences in short-time work rates of up to 20 percentage points. We show…