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4 Research Items
October 2019 - present
- Arbeitsmarktpolitik im Vergleich (Seminar)
April 2019 - July 2019
- Gesundheitspolitik im Vergleich (Seminar)
This contribution scrutinises how introducing a statutory minimum wage of EUR 8.50 per hour, in January 2015, impacted German employees’ decision with regard to union membership. Based on representative data from the Labour Market and Social Security panel, the study applies a logistic difference-in-differences propensity score matching approach on...
This article discusses web collection of interest group statements on bills as a data source. Written statements allow the identification of actors active in policy-making as well as those actors’ positions, lobbying coalitions and issue saliency. These data also can contribute to the measurement of interest groups’ influence on legislation. Taking...
The effect of an introduction of minimum wages is not limited to its effect on employment but includes a wide range of different areas. These areas can be split analytically into two parts, namely the Channels of Adjustment (CoA) and it's socio-demographic effects (SDE). The introduction of the German statutory minimum wage affected in addition to wages per hour a range of health-related characteristics (e.g. frequency of exercising) with act as a mediator of the influence of the minimum wage of the individual health.
This article is intended as a step-by-step guide for the implementation of an empire study and its publication according to the principles of modern causal analysis, more precisely the Rubin Causal Model and its graphic representation by (D)irected (A)cyclic (G)raphs, and its methods.
This project aims to identify the causal effect of income on political participation of individuals. Therefore, firstly, the mechanisms by which different measures of income (household income, individual income, hourly wage) can influence political participation will be derived from the literature. Secondly, based on the Rubin Causal Model and its graphical representation in (D)irected (A)cicliy (G)raphs the identification of the causal effects of interest will be realised by conditioning or keeping constant all confounding features derived from literature.