Publikationen des Forschungsbereichs Arbeitsmärkte und Sozialversicherungen

  1. Referierte Fachzeitschrift // 2023

    Regression Discontinuity Evidence on the Effectiveness of the Minimum Legal E-Cigarette Purchasing Age

    Increases in youth vaping rates and concerns of a new generation of nicotine addicts recently prompted an increase in the federal minimum legal purchase age (MLPA) for tobacco products, including e-cigarettes,…

  2. Referierte Fachzeitschrift // 2023

    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…

  3. Referierte Fachzeitschrift // 2023

    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…

  4. Referierte Fachzeitschrift // 2023

    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…

  5. Discussion und Working Paper // 2022

    Fundamentally Reforming the DI System: Evidence from German Notch Cohorts

    We study a fundamental reform of the public Disability Insurance (DI) system in Germany. Effective 2001, cohorts born after 1960 are no longer eligible for “occupational DI.” Occupational DI (ODI) implies…

  6. ZEW Discussion Paper Nr. 22-069 // 2022

    The Labor Demand Effects of Refugee Immigration: Evidence From a Natural Experiment

    We study the labor demand effect of immigration on local labor markets by exploiting the fact that refugees in Germany are banned from working in the first few months after arrival. This natural experiment…

  7. ZEW-Finanzmarktreport // 2022

    Jahresende 2022

    • Ausblick verbessert sich zum dritten Mal in Folge
    • Eurozone: Verbesserung der Konjunkturerwartungen, Lage weiterhin trüb
    • USA: Konjunkturerwartungen hellen sich weiter auf
    • China: Erwartungen steigen, Lage…
  8. Discussion und Working Paper // 2022

    The Impact of COVID-19 on Education in Latin America : Long-Run Implications for Poverty and Inequality

    The shock of the COVID-19 pandemic affected the human capital formation of children and youths. As a consequence of this disruption, the pandemic is likely to imply permanent lower levels of human capital. This…

  9. Fachzeitschrift // 2022

    Konformität in der DDR und Lebensverhältnisse nach der Wende

    In diesem Beitrag betrachten wir die Lebensverhältnisse von ehemaligen Unterstützer*innen und Gegner*innen des DDR-Regimes über einen Zeitraum von fast drei Jahrzehnten und analysieren, wie sich…