Joachim Merz

Research Institute on Professions

Lüneburg

Germany

Leuphana University of Lueneburg

Scharnhorststrasse 1

Lüneburg, 21314

Germany

Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

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1.

Keeping in Touch: A Benefit of Public Holidays

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2089
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Apr 2006
Joachim Merz and Lars Osberg
Research Institute on Professions and Dalhousie University - Department of Economics
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public holidays, social contacts, social leisure time, time allocation, time use

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Time Use Research and Time Use Data: Actual Topics and New Frontiers

FFB Discussion Paper No. 32
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 Dec 2008
Joachim Merz
Research Institute on Professions
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Time use research, time use data, time budget, macro- and micronanalytic approaches

Time and Income Poverty - An Interdependent Multidimensional Poverty Approach with German Time Use Diary Data

SOEPpaper No. 215
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 24 Sep 2009
Joachim Merz and Tim Rathjen
Research Institute on Professions and Leuphana University of Lueneburg
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interdependent multidimensional time and income poverty, time and income substitution, extended economic well-being, satisfaction, CES utility function estimation, working poor, German Socio-Economic Panel, German Time Use Surveys 2001/02

Time and Income Poverty: An Interdependent Multidimensional Poverty Approach with German Time Use Diary Data

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4337
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Aug 2009
Joachim Merz and Tim Rathjen
Research Institute on Professions and Leuphana University of Lueneburg
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interdependent multidimensional time and income poverty, time and income substitution, extended economic well-being, satisfaction, CES utility function estimation, working poor, German Socio-Economic Panel, German Time Use Surveys 2001/02

Time and Income Poverty: An Interdependent Multidimensional Poverty Approach with German Time Use Diary Data

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 60, Issue 3, pp. 450-479, 2014
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 26 Jul 2014
Joachim Merz and Tim Rathjen
Research Institute on Professions and Leuphana University of Lueneburg
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CES well‐being function estimation, German Socio‐Economic Panel and German Time Use Survey 2001/02, interdependent multidimensional time and income poverty, satisfaction/happiness, working poor

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Microsimulation - A Survey of Methods and Applications for Analyzing Economic and Social Policy

FFB Discussion Paper No. 9
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 12 Jun 2009
Joachim Merz
Research Institute on Professions
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Microsimulation, Microanalytic Simulation Models, Microanalysis, Economic and Social Policy Analysis

Are Self-Employed Really Happier than Employees? An Approach Modeling Adaptation and Anticipation Effects to Self-Employment and General Job Changes

FFB-Discussion Paper No. 88
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 25 Mar 2011
D Hanglberger and Joachim Merz
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Research Institute on Professions
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job satisfaction, self-employment, hedonic treadmill model, adaptation, anticipation, fixed-effects panel estimations, German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP)

Are Self-Employed Really Happier than Employees? An Approach Modelling Adaptation and Anticipation Effects to Self-Employment and General Job Changes

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5629
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Apr 2011
D Hanglberger and Joachim Merz
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Research Institute on Professions
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job satisfaction, self-employment, hedonic treadmill model, adaptation, anticipation, fixed-effects panel estimations, German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP)

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Working Hour Arrangements and Working Hours - a Microeconometric Analysis Based on German Time Use Diary Data

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 Dec 2003
Joachim Merz and Derik Burgert
Research Institute on Professions and University of Lueneburg
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working hour arrangements, timing of work time, working hours, German time budget study, time use diary data, discrete/continuous extended labour supply modeling, MNL/COLS-estimation

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The Distribution of Effective Tax Burdens in Four EU Countries

FFB Discussion Paper No. 21
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 11 Jun 2009
Research Institute on Professions, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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distribution of tax burden, European Union; tax mix of Germany, the Netherlands, Spain and United Kingdom

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Start-Up Success of Freelancers: New Microeconometric Evidence from the German Socio-Economic Panel

FFB Discussion Paper No. 56
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 03 Dec 2008
Joachim Merz and Peter Paic
Research Institute on Professions and University of Lueneburg
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start-up success, freelancers (liberal professions), German Socio-Economic Panel, rare events logit, logit, probit

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Microsimulation as an Instrument to Evaluate Economic and Social Programmes

FFB Discussion Paper No. 5
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 12 Jun 2009
Joachim Merz
Research Institute on Professions
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microsimulation, evaluation of economic and social-political programms

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Start-Up Success of Freelancers: New Microeconometric Evidence from the German Socio-Economic Panel

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2036
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Mar 2006
Joachim Merz and Peter Paic
Research Institute on Professions and University of Lueneburg
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start-up success, freelancers, liberal professions, self-employed, German

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Business Start-Up How to Become an Entrepreneur, How to Become a Professional?

FFB Discussion Paper No. 26
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 29 Jun 2009
Joachim Merz
Research Institute on Professions
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business start-up, liberal professions, autonomy

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Working Hour Arrangements and Working Hours - A Microeconometric Analysis Based on German Time Diary Data

FFB Discussion Paper No. 41
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 16 Dec 2008
Joachim Merz and Derik Burgert
Research Institute on Professions and University of Lueneburg
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Working hour arrangements, timing of work time, working hours, German time budget stud, time use diary data, dicrete/continous extended labour supply modelling and MNL/COLS-estimation

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Shadow Economy and Job Creation

FFB Discussion Paper No. 17
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 27 May 2009
Joachim Merz
Research Institute on Professions
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Shadow economy and (new) jobs, micro- and macroanalyses on illicit (black) work and household production, do-it-yourself, microsimulation, the German 1990 Tax Reform and individual impacts on the informal and formal economy

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Are Self-Employed Really Happier than Employees? – An Approach Modelling Adaptation and Anticipation Effects to Self-Employment and General Job Changes

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 14 Jul 2011
Dominik Hanglberger and Joachim Merz
Research Institute on Professions (FFB) and Research Institute on Professions
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job satisfaction, self-employment, hedonic treadmill model, adaptation, anticipation, fixedeffects panel estimations, German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP)

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Time Use Dynamics in Paid Work and Household Activities of Married Women - A Panel Analysis with Household Information and Regional Labour Demand

FFB Discussion Paper No. 2
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 12 Jun 2009
Joachim Merz
Research Institute on Professions
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Dynamics of multiple time use, market and non-market activities, female labour supply, multiple longitudinal labor and activity supply of married women, panel analysis with regional information, selectivity bias corrected simultaneous equations system estimation of multiple time use

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Success Factors of Freelancer´s Start-Up - New Microeconometric Results Based on Data from the Germany Socio-Economic Panel

FFB Diskussionspapier Nr. 55
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 12 May 2009
Joachim Merz and Peter Paic
Research Institute on Professions and University of Lueneburg
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start-up success, freelancers (liberal professions), German Socio-Economic Panel, rare events logit (logit, probit)

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The Distribution of Income of Self-Employed, Entrepreneurs and Professions as Revealed from Micro Income Tax Statistics in Germany

FFB-Discussion Paper No. 27
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Feb 2009
Joachim Merz
Research Institute on Professions
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Income distribution of self-employed, entrepreneurs, professions, income tax statistics, microanalysis, decomposition of inequality

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Time Use and Time Budget

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 17 Aug 2009
Joachim Merz
Research Institute on Professions
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Time use, time budget and time use surveys, time use data

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Microdata Adjustment by the Minimum Information Loss Principle

FFB Discussion Paper No. 10
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 12 Jun 2009
Joachim Merz
Research Institute on Professions
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Microdata Adjustment, Microanalyses, Microsimulation, Minimum Information Loss, Modified Newton- Raphson Algorithm, PC program package ADJUST

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Market and Non-Market Labor Supply and Recent German Tax Reform Impacts - Behavioral Response in a Combined Dynamic and Static Microsimulation Model

FFB Discussion Paper No. 6
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 12 Jun 2009
Joachim Merz
Research Institute on Professions
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behavioural effects

Intensity of Time and Income Interdependent Multidimensional Poverty: Well-Being and Minimum 2DGAP – German Evidence

SOEPpaper No. 411
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 29 Nov 2011
Joachim Merz and Tim Rathjen
Research Institute on Professions and Research Institute on Professions
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intensity of time and income poverty, interdependent multidimensional time and income poverty, union and compensation approach, minimum multidimensional poverty gap (2DGAP), extended economic well-being, satisfaction/happiness, working poor, CES well-being function, German Socio-Economic Panel, Germ

Intensity of Time and Income Interdependent Multidimensional Poverty: Well-Being and Minimum 2DGAP – German Evidence

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6022
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 23 Oct 2011
Joachim Merz and Tim Rathjen
Research Institute on Professions and Leuphana University of Lueneburg
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intensity of time and income poverty, interdependent multidimensional time and income poverty, union and compensation approach, minimum multidimensional poverty gap (2DGAP), extended economic well-being, satisfaction/happiness, working poor, CES well-being function, German Socio-Economic Panel, German Time Use Surveys 1991/92 and 2001/02

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Time Use and Time Budgets – Improvements, Future Challenges and Recommendations

FFB Discussion Paper No. 78
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 Jul 2009
Joachim Merz
Research Institute on Professions
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time use, time budgets and time use surveys, time use data

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Human Capital Investments in Children: A Comparative Analysis of the Role of Parent-Child Shared Time in Selected Countries

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5084
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Aug 2010
Eva Osterbacka, Joachim Merz and Cathleen D. Zick
Åbo Akademi University, Research Institute on Professions and University of Utah - Department of Family and Consumer Studies (FCS)
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parent-child time, comparative research, welfare regimes, Finland, Germany, USA, treatment effects, propensity score matching

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MICSIM - Concept, Developments and Applications of a PC-Microsimulation Model for Research and Teaching

FFB Discussion Paper No. 14
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 26 May 2009
Joachim Merz
Research Institute on Professions
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Economic and Social Policy Analyses, Microsimulation (dynamic and static), Simulation, Adjustment and Evaluation of Microdata, PC Computer Program for Microanalyses in General

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Income of Liberal Professions - An Ordered Probit-Analysis of its Determinants Based on the FFB-Online Survey

FFB Discussion Paper No. 52
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 10 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 12 May 2009
Joachim Merz and Peter Paic
Research Institute on Professions and University of Lueneburg
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Income, self-employed, liberal professions, Socio-Economic Panel

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Time Use and Time Budgets: Improvements, Future Challenges and Recommendations

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4358
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 Aug 2009
Joachim Merz
Research Institute on Professions
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time use, time budgets and time use surveys, time use data

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Professions, Entrepreneurs, Employees and the New German Tax (Cut) Reform 2000 - A MICSIM Microsimulation Analysis of Distributional Impacts

FFB Discussion Paper No. 34
Number of pages: 107 Posted: 21 Feb 2009
Joachim Merz, Henning Stolze and Markus Zwick
Research Institute on Professions, Research Institute on Professions / Leuphana University and Federal Statistical Office of Germany - Research Data Center
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microsimulation, German tax reform, Karlsruhe proposal, self-employed, professions, entrepreneurs, employees, distributional and redistributional policy impacts, inequality and decomposition of inequality

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What Makes the Difference between Unsuccessful and Successful Firms in the German Mechanical Engineering Industry?

FFB Discussion Paper No. 11
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Jun 2009
Joachim Merz and Hiltrud Niggemann
Research Institute on Professions and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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economic succes, NIFA PANEL, microsimulation, engineering

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Preferred vs. Actual Working Hours - A Ten Years Paneleconometric Analysis for Professions, Entrepreneurs and Employees in Germany

FFB Discussion Paper No. 23
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 17 Dec 2008
Joachim Merz and Rainer Lang
Research Institute on Professions and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Labour market dynamics, working hour tension, desired and actual working hours, paneleconometric analyses, professions, entrepreneurs and employees

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Income and Distribution Analysis with the Taxpayer-Panel - New Prospects and First Results for Self-Employed, as Freelancers and Entrepeneurs, and Employees as Well as for High Incomes

FFB Discussion Paper No. 74
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 30 Jun 2009
Joachim Merz and Markus Zwick
Research Institute on Professions and Federal Statistical Office of Germany - Research Data Center
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Personal Income Distribution, top income, panel analysis, taxpayer-panel, Income Tax Statistic, selfemployed, liberal professions (freelancer), entrepreneurs, employees

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Hohe und niedrige Einkommen - Neue Ergebnisse zu Freien und anderen Berufen mit den Mikrodaten der Einkommensteuerstatistik

FFB-Diskussionspapier Nr. 59
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Feb 2009
Joachim Merz
Research Institute on Professions
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income distribution, high income, richness, self-employed as (liberal) professions and entrepreneur, German Income Tax Statistics, microanalyses

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Time-Use Research and Media Use (German)

FFB Discussion Paper No. 76
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 03 Jul 2009
Joachim Merz
Research Institute on Professions
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time use research, media use, media analyses, time use diaries, new technology based surveying instruments

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Zeit und Einkommensarmut von Freien Berufen und Unternehmern (Time and Income Poverty of Liberal Professions and Entrepreneurs)

FFB Discussion Paper No. 89
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 Jun 2011
Joachim Merz and Tim Rathjen
Research Institute on Professions and Research Institute on Professions
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liberal professions (freie berufe), entrepreneurs, self-employed, interdependent multidimensional time and income poverty, time and income substitution, extended economic well-being, satisfaction/happiness, CES welfare function estimation, working poor, German socio-economic panel

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Two Scales, One Methodology-Expenditure Based Equivalence Scales for the United States and Germany

FFB Discussion Paper No. 8
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 01 Jul 2009
Joachim Merz and Jürgen Faik
Research Institute on Professions and Independent
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alternative equivalence scale, Germany, USA, distribution of income, inequality, poverty

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The Timing of Daily Demand for Goods and Services - Multivariate Probit Estimates and Microsimulation Results for an Aged Population with German Time Use Diary Data

FFB Discussion Paper No. 77
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 01 Jul 2009
Joachim Merz, D Hanglberger and Rafael Rucha
Research Institute on Professions, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Research Institute on Professions
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timing of daily consumption/demand for goods and services, shopping hours, consumption and service activities, German Time Budget Survey 2001/2002, time use diaries, multivariate probit estimation, microsimulation model ServSim

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Equivalence Scales Based on Revealed Preference Consumption Expenditure Microdata - The Case of West Germany Zu Lüneburg

FFB Discussion Paper No. 3
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 12 Jun 2009
Joachim Merz and Jürgen Faik
Research Institute on Professions and Independent
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alternative equivalence scales, Germany, USA, distribution of income, inequality, poverty

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Income Analysis with Tax Data - Microanalysis on High Incomes and Self-Employment, and Microsimulation with Alternatives in Income Tax, Business and Corporate Tax Policies

FFB-Diskussionspapier Nr. 65
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 28 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 12 May 2009
Joachim Merz and Markus Zwick
Research Institute on Professions and Federal Statistical Office of Germany - Research Data Center
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income analysis, business tax, microsimulation, micro data

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Determinants and Interactions of Sustainability and Risk Management of Commercial Cattle Farmers in Namibia

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 25 Jul 2014
Leuphana University of Lueneburg, Research Institute on Professions and University of Freiburg - Department of Environment and Natural Resources
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cattle farming, ecological-economic system, financial instruments, precipitation, risk management, semi-arid rangelands, sustainability

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The German Pension Reform Up for Discussion - A Microsimulation for the Retirement Arrangement in Germany (AVID-PRO)

FFB Discussion Paper No. 28
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 26 May 2009
Christof Schatz and Joachim Merz
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Research Institute on Professions
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old age pension reform, old age security, microsimulation

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Privatization, Deregulation and Professions and Public Bounded Professions - Some Economic Aspectrs

FFB Discussion Paper No. 22
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 27 May 2009
Joachim Merz
Research Institute on Professions
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Privatization, Deregulation, Professions and public bounded professions, reformeffects of denationalization, Legal and economic advise, testing and expert affairs

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Who Pays the Taxes? Tax Burden and Income Situations of Liberal Professions and Other Occupations (German)

FFB Discussion Paper No. 24
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 11 Jun 2009
Research Institute on Professions, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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tax burden, impact analysis of taxation, income tax, tax burden of liberal professions

Are Retirees More Satisfied? – Anticipation and Adaptation Effects of Retirement on Subjective Well-Being: A Panel Analysis for Germany

SOEPpaper No. 986
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 10 Nov 2018
Joachim Merz
Research Institute on Professions
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Retirement, Life-Satisfaction, Happiness, Retirement, Anticipation and Adaptation Effects, Fixed-Effect Regression, Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP), Germany

Are Retirees More Satisfied? Anticipation and Adaptation Effects of Retirement on Subjective Well-Being: A Panel Analysis for Germany

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11832
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 24 Sep 2018
Joachim Merz
Research Institute on Professions
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retirement, life-satisfaction, happiness, retirement, anticipation and adaptation effects, fixed-effect regression, Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP), Germany

Cumulation of Cross-Section Surveys: Evaluation of Alternative Concepts for the Cumulated Continuous Household Budget Surveys (LWR) 1999 Until 2003 Compared to the Sample Survey of Income and Expenditures (EVS) 2003

RatSWD Working Paper No. 152
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 03 Sep 2010
Joachim Merz and Henning Stolze
Research Institute on Professions and Research Institute on Professions / Leuphana University
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cumulation of cross sections, temporary cumulation, adjustment by information theory, consumption expenditures, Continuous Household Budget Surveys (Laufende Wirtschaftsrechnungen, LWR), Sample Survey of Income and Expenditures (Einkommensund Verbrauchsstichprobe, EVS) of the German Federal Statisti

Cumulation of Cross-Section Surveys: Evaluation of Alternative Concepts for the Cumulated Continuous Household Budget Surveys (LWR) 1999 Until 2003 Compared to the Sample Survey of Income and Expenditures (EVS) 2003

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5072
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Jul 2010
Joachim Merz and Henning Stolze
Research Institute on Professions and Research Institute on Professions / Leuphana University
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cumulation of cross sections, temporary cumulation, adjustment by information theory, consumption expenditures, Continuous Household Budget Surveys (Laufende Wirtschaftsrechnungen, LWR), Sample Survey of Income and Expenditures (Einkommens- und Verbrauchsstichprobe, EVS) of the German Federal Statistical Office

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Existenzgruendungen von Freiberuflern und Unternehmern Eine Mikroanalyse mit dem Soziooekonomischen Panel

FFB Discussion Paper No. 46
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 Dec 2008
Peter Paic and Joachim Merz
University of Lueneburg and Research Institute on Professions
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Start-ups, self-employed, liberal professions, Socio-Economic Panel

Entrepreneurs and Freelancers: Are They Time and Income Multidimensional Poor? – The German Case

SOEPpaper No. 851
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 08 Jul 2016
Joachim Merz and Tim Rathjen
Research Institute on Professions and Leuphana University of Lueneburg
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Liberal professions (Freie Berufe), entrepreneurs, self-employed, interdependent multidimensional time and income poverty, time and income substitution, extended economic well-being, satisfaction/happiness, CES welfare function estimation, working poor, German Socio-Economic Panel, German Time Use S

Entrepreneurs and Freelancers: Are They Time and Income Multidimensional Poor? The German Case

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9912
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 09 May 2016
Joachim Merz and Tim Rathjen
Research Institute on Professions and Leuphana University of Lueneburg
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liberal professions (Freie Berufe), entrepreneurs, self-employed, interdependent multidimensional time and income poverty, time and income substitution, extended economic well-being, satisfaction/happiness, CES welfare function estimation, working poor, German Socio-Economic Panel, German Time Use Surveys 1991/02 and 2001/02

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Working Hour Arrangements and Pay - A Treatment Effects Approach for Professions, Entrepeneurs and Employees

FFB Discussion Paper No. 50
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 10 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 12 May 2009
Joachim Merz, Paul Böhm and Derik Burgert
Research Institute on Professions, Research Institute on Professions and University of Lueneburg
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time use and inequality, timing and fragmentation of work time, working hour arrangements, earnings explanation, human capital, market and non-market time use, German time budget survey 2001/2002, time use diary data, treatment effects modelling, self-selection with endogenous selection

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Top Income: A Distribution Analysis for Liberal Professions, Entrepreneurs and Employees - A Microanalysis based on the German Income Tax Statistics

FFB Discussion Paper No. 40
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 21 May 2009
Joachim Merz and Markus Zwick
Research Institute on Professions and Federal Statistical Office of Germany - Research Data Center
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Wealth, high income, incoime distribution of (liberal) professions, entrepreneurs and employees, decomposition of inequality, re-distribution, German Wage and Income Tax Statistic, tax microdata

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Richness in Germany: High Incomes, Their Structure and Distribution - A Microanalysis with the German Income Tax Statictics for Self-Employed and Employees

FFB Discussion Paper No. 36
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 20 May 2009
Joachim Merz
Research Institute on Professions
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wealth, high income, income distribution and re-distribution, income tax statistic, self-employed and employees

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The Distribution and Re-Distribution of Income of Selfemployed as Freelancers and Entrepreneurs in Europe

FFB Discussion Paper No. 39
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Dec 2008
Joachim Merz and Dierk Hirschel
Research Institute on Professions and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Europe, Income distribution of freelancers and self-employed, decomposition of inequality, redistribution, LIS microdata

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About the Cumulation of Household Samples

FFB Discussion Paper No. 37
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 21 May 2009
Joachim Merz
Research Institute on Professions
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cumulation, household surveys, adjustment (calibration) of microdata, economic surveys (income and consumption sample (EVS), current economic surveys), EU-SILC

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Self-employed, liberal professions (Freie Berufe), entrepreneurs, interdependent multidimensional time and income poverty, time and income substitution, extended economic well-being, satisfaction/happiness, CES welfare function estimation, working poor, German Socio-Economic Panel, German Time Use

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Who Pays the Taxes?

FFB Discussion Paper No. 18
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 17 Jun 2009
Joachim Merz
Research Institute on Professions
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tax incidence in the European Union, prospective new EU tax resources

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Relative Inequality and Poverty in Germany and the United States Using Alternative Equivalence Scales

FFB Discussion Paper No.12
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Jun 2009
Joachim Merz
Research Institute on Professions
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alternative equivalence scale, Germany, USA, distribution of income, inequality, poverty

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Effects of Alternative Tax Reform Models on the Income Distribution of Liberal Professions and Other Occupations

FFB-Diskussionspapier Nr. 64
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 28 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 12 May 2009
Joachim Merz, Henning Stolze and Markus Zwick
Research Institute on Professions, Research Institute on Professions / Leuphana University and Federal Statistical Office of Germany - Research Data Center
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alternative tax reform models, income distribution, (liberal) professions, selfemployed

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Extended Income Inequality and Poverty Dynamics of Labour Market and Household Activities a Ten Years Microanalysis with the German Socio-Economic Panel

FFB Discussiom Paper No. 25
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 12 Jun 2009
Joachim Merz
Research Institute on Professions
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Labour market dynamics, working hour tension, desired and actual working hours, paneleconometric analyses, professions, entrepreneurs and employees

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Who is Working When? - Working Time Arrangments of Self-Employed and Employees: A Microeconometric Analysis of German Time Use Data

FFB Discussion Paper No. 45
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 May 2009
Joachim Merz and Derik Burgert
Research Institute on Professions and University of Lueneburg
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Working hour arrangements, labour supply, time allocation, human capital, self-employed, employees, multinomial logit, time use diaries, German Time Budget Survey 1991/92

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De Facto Anonymised Microdata File on Income Tax Statistics 1998

FFB-Discussion Paper No. 58
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Dec 2008
Joachim Merz, Daniel Vorgrimler and Markus Zwick
Research Institute on Professions, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Federal Statistical Office of Germany - Research Data Center
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microdata, de facto anonymization, income tax statistic

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When Do People Demand Services? A Microsimulation Model for Alternative Shopping Hours with Data from the German Time Use Survey, ServSim

FFB-Diskussionspapier Nr. 70
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 28 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 14 May 2009
Research Institute on Professions, Research Institute on Professions, Research Institute on Professions / Leuphana University, Research Institute on Professions and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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daily demand, shopping hours, service activities, German Time Use Survey 2001/2002, rare-events-logit, microsimulation model ServSim

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Time and Economic Well-Being: A Panel Analysis of Desired Versus Actual Working Hours

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 Nov 2003
Joachim Merz
Research Institute on Professions
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Distribution Effects of the German Fiscal Reform 2000/2005 Compared to the ,Karlsruher Concept - Effects on the Income Distribution of Self-Employed Persons (Liberal Professions, Entrepreneurs) and Employees

FFB Discussion Paper No. 35
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 21 May 2009
Joachim Merz and Markus Zwick
Research Institute on Professions and Federal Statistical Office of Germany - Research Data Center
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Microsimulation, tax reform, distribution of income, redistribution, self-employed, liberal professions

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Statistics and Liberal Professions within the Frame of an Empirical Economic and Social Science Research

FFb Discussion Paper No.4
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 26 May 2009
Joachim Merz
Research Institute on Professions
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liberal professions in Europe, empirical economic and social research, statistic

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Working Hour Arrangments - New Results from the German Time Use Survey 2001/02 Compared to 1991/92

FFB Discussion Paper No. 47
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 13 May 2009
Derik Burgert and Joachim Merz
University of Lueneburg and Research Institute on Professions
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Working hour arrangements, labour supply, time allocation, human capital, self -employed, employees, multinomial logit, time use diaries, German Time Budget Survey 1991/92

63.

Income Richness of the Elderly in Germany - New Richness Indicators and Results from the German Income Tax Statistics (Fast 2001)

FFB Discussion Paper No. 73
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 28 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2009
Paul Böhm and Joachim Merz
Research Institute on Professions and Research Institute on Professions
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Income distribution, Income richness, richness indicators, the elderly

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Timing, Fragmentation of Work and Income Inequality - An Earnings Treatment Effects Approach

FFB Discussion Paper No. 48
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 10 Dec 2008
Joachim Merz, Paul Böhm and Derik Burgert
Research Institute on Professions, Research Institute on Professions and University of Lueneburg
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time use and inequality, timing and fragmentation of work time, working hour arrangements, labour supply, earnings explanation, human capital, market and non-market time use, time use diary data, treatment effects modelling, endogenous self-selection, German time budget survey 2001/2002

65.

Liberal Professions in the Change of Labour Markets

FFB Discussion-Paper No. 31
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 26 May 2009
Joachim Merz
Research Institute on Professions
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professions and self-employed, changing labour markets, vocational training, income distribution, desired vs. actual working hours

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Laudation at the Award of the 'Doctor Honoris Causa' of the Faculty of Economics and Behavioural Sciences at the University of Lüneburg to Prof. J. F. Volrad Deneke

FFB Discussion Paper No. 19
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 26 May 2009
Joachim Merz
Research Institute on Professions
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Professions

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What Accounts for High Incomes of Self-Employed Persons? - A Microanalysis Based on the German Socio-Economic Panel

FFB Discussion Paper No. 44
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 May 2009
Dierk Hirschel and Joachim Merz
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Research Institute on Professions
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wealth and income distribution, high working income, self-employed, social background, discrimination, human capital, job performance, GSOEP, theory of justice.

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Success and Factors of Succes for Self-Employed Medical Professions - Results of the FFB-Medical-Profession-Survey in Lower-Saxony (Germany)

FFB Discussion Paper No. 43
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 May 2009
Joachim Merz, Henning Stolze and Dagmer Ackermann
Research Institute on Professions, Research Institute on Professions / Leuphana University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Success, success factors Erfolg, liberal professions, health doctors, FFB Health Survey, Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Factor analysis

69.

Polarization of Time and Income – A Multidimensional Approach with Well-Being Gap and Minimum 2DGAP: German Evidence

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7418
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Jun 2013
Joachim Merz and Bettina Scherg
Research Institute on Professions and Leuphana University of Lueneburg
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multidimensional polarization, intensity of time and income poverty and affluence, interdependent multidimensional time and income poverty and affluence, minimum multidimensional polarization gap (2DGAP), extended economic well-being, satisfaction/happiness, working poor, CES well-being function, German Socio-Economic Panel, German Time Use Surveys 1991/92 and 2001/02

70.

Is There an Income Polarization among Self-Employed? Dynamics of the Income Distribution and and the High Income of Self-Employed and Employees

FFB Discussion Paper No. 67
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 12 May 2009
Joachim Merz
Research Institute on Professions
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income distribution, self employed, income tax statistics

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Richness in Lower Saxony and Other German Federal States (Bundesländer) - Results Based on the German Wage and Income Tax Statistics 2003 for Professions, Entrepeneurs and Employees

FFB Discussion Paper No. 75
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 30 Jun 2009
Paul Böhm and Joachim Merz
Research Institute on Professions and Research Institute on Professions
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Regional income analysis, income richness, top income, self-employment, professions and entrepreneurs, Wage and Income Tax Statistics

72.

What is Missing in the EVS? - A Distribution Analysis of High Incomes for Self-Employed Persons and Employees Based on the Sample Survey of Income and Expenditures (EVS)

FFB Discussion-Paper No. 30
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 26 May 2009
Joachim Merz
Research Institute on Professions
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Income distribution, high income, rich households, merging of the Income and consumption Sample (EVS) and the Wage and Income Tax Statistic (EStS), Integrated microdatafiles, Self-employed and Employees

73.

Start-Ups by Professions and Entrepeneuers - A Microanalysis Based on the German Socio Economic Panel

FFB Discussion Paper No. 46
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 May 2009
Joachim Merz and Peter Paic
Research Institute on Professions and University of Lueneburg
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Start-ups, self-employed, liberal professions, Socio-Economic Panel

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Representative Time Use Data and Calibration of the American Time Use Studies 1965-1999

FFB Discussion Paper No. 54
Number of pages: 119 Posted: 09 Dec 2008
Joachim Merz and Henning Stolze
Research Institute on Professions and Research Institute on Professions / Leuphana University
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time use, calibration (adjustment re-weighting) of microdata, information theory, minimum information loss principle, American Heritage Time Use Studies, ADJUST program package

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Daily Working Hour Arrangments and Income of Liberal Professions - New Results from the German Time Use Survey

FFB-Diskussionspapier Nr. 60
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 29 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 12 May 2009
Joachim Merz
Research Institute on Professions
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daily working hour arrangements, income distribution, (liberal) professions, time sovereignty, German Time Budget Survey

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Liberal Professions in the Microcensus I - Structure and Quantitative Importance Based on the First Results for East and West Germany in 1991

FFB Discussion Paper No. 15
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 17 Jun 2009
Joachim Merz
Research Institute on Professions
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liberal professions in the microcensus I, job market, Neue und Alte Bundesländer, women on the job

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Information Field Time Use - Expertise for the Commitee for the Improvement of the Informational Infrastructure between Science and Statistics

FFB-Discussion Paper No. 29
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 26 May 2009
Joachim Merz
Research Institute on Professions
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time use, paid and unpaid work, leisure, honorary activity, education, household and family, use of media, life styles, shadow economy, formal and informal economy

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10 Years Research Institute on Professions (FFB) of the University of Lueneburg - Reception at the Town-Hall of Lueneburg on the 4th November 1999

FFB Discussion Paper No. 33
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 20 May 2009
Joachim Merz
Research Institute on Professions
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professions and self-employed, changing labour markets, vocational training, income distribution, desired vs. actual working hours

The Timing of Daily Demand for Goods and Services - Microsimulation Policy Results of an Aging Society, Increasing Labour Market Flexibility and Extended Public Childcare in Germany

FFB Discussion Paper No. 90
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 30 Nov 2011
Joachim Merz, Dominik Hanglberger and Rafael Rucha
Research Institute on Professions, Research Institute on Professions (FFB) and Research Institute on Professions
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timing of daily demand for goods and services, consumer policy analysis by microsimulation, aging society, deregulation of the labour market, flexible working hours, public childcare support, German Time Budget Survey 2001/2002

The Timing of Daily Demand for Goods and Services - Microsimulation Policy Results of an Aging Society, Increasing Labour Market Flexibility, and Extended Public Childcare in Germany

Journal of Consumer Policy, Vol. 33, No. 2, pp. 119-141, June 2010
Posted: 27 Jul 2010
Rafael Rucha, D Hanglberger and Joachim Merz
Research Institute on Professions, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Research Institute on Professions

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Timing of daily demand, Consumer policy analysis by microsimulation, Aging society, Flexible working hours, Public childcare support

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Liberal Professions in the Microcensus II - Income and Income Distribution: First Results for East and West Germany in 1991

FFB Discussion Paper No. 16
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 17 Jun 2009
Joachim Merz
Research Institute on Professions
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income, distribution of income, liberal professions, microcensus, Neue und Alte Bundesländer

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Representative Time Use Data and New Harmonised Calibration of the American Heritage Time Use Data (AHTUD) 1965-1999

Posted: 19 Nov 2008
Joachim Merz and Henning Stolze
Research Institute on Professions and Research Institute on Professions / Leuphana University

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Representative time use data, calibration (adjustment re-weighting) of microdata, information theory, minimum information loss principle, American Heritage Time Use Data (AHTUD), ADJUST program package

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Zum Einkommensreichtum Aelterer in Deutschland - Neue Reichtumskennzahlen und Ergebnisse aus der Lohn - und Einkommensteuerstatistik (Fast 2001)

FFB-Diskussionspapier Nr. 73
Posted: 27 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 14 May 2009
Joachim Merz and Paul Böhm
Research Institute on Professions and Research Institute on Professions
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Income distribution, Income richness, richness indicators, the elderly

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Is There an Income Polarization Among Self-Employed? Dynamics of the Income Distribution and the High Income of Self-Employed and Employees

FFB-Diskussionspapier Nr. 67
Posted: 28 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 12 May 2009
Joachim Merz
Research Institute on Professions
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income distribution, self employed, income tax statistics