Research Group

Labor Demography

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Economic Well-Being and Life-Course Transitions (Dissertation)

Julian Schmied, Mikko Myrskylä, Christian Dudel; in Collaboration with Timm Bönke (Free University of Berlin, Germany)

This project investigates income, consumption, and subjective measures of well-being before and after major life-course transitions. The results deliver important benchmarks for social policy and individual decision-making, such as on pension saving.  Detailed Description

Research Keywords:

Data and Surveys, Economics, Employment, Retirement, Policies, Politics, Administration, Welfare State, Statistics and Mathematics


Eibich, P.; Kanabar, R.; Plum, A.; Schmied, J.:
Economics & Human Biology 46:101123, 1–11. (2022)    
Dudel, C.; Garbuszus, J. M.; Schmied, J.:
Empirical Economics 60:4, 1629–1659. (2021)    
Dudel, C.; Werding, M.; Schmied, J.:
DAV-Kompass 2021, 5–5. (2021)    
Dudel, C.; Schmied, J.; Werding, M.:
Wirtschaftsdienst 100:3, 185–193. (2020)    
Dudel, C.; Schmied, J.:
MPIDR Working Paper WP-2019-003. (2019)    
Freytag, A.; Schmied, J.:
Applied Econometrics and International Development 19:1, 15–32. (2019)    
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