Gert G. Wagner
Research Fellow

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too h Wagner Gert G. Wagner is Professor of Economics at the Berlin University of Technology (TUB), member of the Executive Board of DIW Berlin, Max Planck Fellow at the MPI for Human Development (Berlin) and member of the "National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech)".

Wagner is chairman of The Social Advisory Council (Sozialbeirat) and he serves on the German Advisory Council for Consumer Affairs and on the Advisory Board to Statistics Germany.

Among others, Wagner received grants under the European Framework Programs, from the German-American Academic Council, the National Institute on Aging (USA), G.I.F., Anlo-German Foundation (AFG), TESS (USA), and the German National Science Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft). Wagner published in international journals such as Behavior Research Methods, British Medical Journal, Developmental Psychology, European Economic Review, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance, International Journal of Epidemiology, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Journal of the European Economic Association, Journals of Gerontolgy, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Journal of Public Economics, Nature Genetics, PLoS one, Population and Development Review, PNAS, Psychlogical Science and Survey Research Methods.

From 1989-2011 Wagner was director of the German Socio-Economic Panel Study (SOEP), from 1997-2002 he was Full Professor of Economics at Viadrina European University of Frankfurt (Oder) and 1992-97 he was Full Professor of Public Administration at Ruhr-University Bochum. In the academic years 2008 to 2010 Wagner taught as a fellow at the Max Weber Center for Advanced Cultural and Social studies in the University of Erfurt. He was visiting professor at Cornell University, Syracuse University and American University, Washington, D.C., and a visiting scholar at numerous research institutes in Germany and the US. Wagner was a member of the German Science Council (Wissenschaftsrat), an elected reviewer of German National Science Foundation (DFG), a member of the Methodolgy and Infrastructure Committees (MIC) of ESRC/UK. the Advisory Board to the British Household Panel study (BHPS) and the Swiss Household Panel (SHP), and of the user selection panel of the European Large Scale Facility European Centre for Analysis in the Social Sciences (ECASS), University of Essex. He was the first treasurer of the Society for the Study of Economic Inequality (ECINEQ).

Gert Wagner was an IZA Research Fellow from December 1998 until October 2011 and rejoined in April 2016.


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IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
Title
11096  Tobias Thomas
Moritz Heß
Gert G. Wagner
Reluctant to Reform? A Note on Risk-Loving Politicians and Bureaucrats
10861  Julia Rohrer
Martin Bruemmer
Jürgen Schupp
Gert G. Wagner
Worries across Time and Age in Germany: Bringing Together Open- and Close-Ended Questions
10533  Frank Mueller-Langer
Benedikt Fecher
Dietmar Harhoff
Gert G. Wagner
The Economics of Replication
10521  Gert G. Wagner
Martin Bruemmer
Axel Glemser
Julia Rohrer
Jürgen Schupp
Dimensions of Quality of Life in Germany: Measured by Plain Text Responses in a Representative Survey (SOEP)
9896  Benedikt Fecher
Mathis Fräßdorf
Gert G. Wagner
Perceptions and Practices of Replication by Social and Behavioral Scientists: Making Replications a Mandatory Element of Curricula Would Be Useful
9895  Benedikt Fecher
Gert G. Wagner
Research Parasites Are Beneficial for the Organism as a Whole: Competition between Researchers Creates a Symbiotic Relationship
(published as 'A research symbiont' in: Science, 2016, 351(6280), 1405–1406 [journal version])
7279  Nicolas R. Ziebarth
Gert G. Wagner
Top‐Down vs. Bottom‐Up: The Long‐Term Impact of Government Ideology and Personal Experience on Values
(published as 'Inevitable? Doping Attitudes among Berliners in 2011: The Role of Socialist State Socialisation and Athlete Experience' in the : European Journal of Public Health, 2016, 26(3): 520-522 )
6944  Bruce Headey
Ruud Muffels
Gert G. Wagner
Parents Transmit Happiness along with Associated Values and Behaviors to Their Children: A Lifelong Happiness Dividend?
(published in: Social Indicators Research, 2014, 116(3), 909–933)
4390  Guy Mayraz
Gert G. Wagner
Jürgen Schupp
Life Satisfaction and Relative Income: Perceptions and Evidence
3915  Bruce Headey
Jürgen Schupp
Ingrid Tucci
Gert G. Wagner
Authentic Happiness Theory Supported by Impact of Religion on Life Satisfaction: A Longitudinal Analysis with Data for Germany
(published in: Journal of Positive Psychology, 2010, 5 (1), 73-82)
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Thomas Dohmen
Armin Falk
David B. Huffman
Uwe Sunde
Jürgen Schupp
Gert G. Wagner
Individual Risk Attitudes: New Evidence from a Large, Representative, Experimentally-Validated Survey
(revised version published as 'Individual Risk Attitudes: Measurement, Determinants, and Behavioral Consequences' in: Journal of the European Economic Association, 2011, 9 (3), 522–550)
1049  Joachim R. Frick
Jan Goebel
Edna Schechtman
Gert G. Wagner
Shlomo Yitzhaki
Using Analysis of Gini (ANoGi) for Detecting Whether Two Sub-Samples Represent the Same Universe: The SOEP Experience
(published in: Sociological Methods and Research, 2006, 34 (4), 427-468)
969  Joerg-Peter Schraepler
Gert G. Wagner
Identification, Characteristics and Impact of Faked Interviews in Surveys: An Analysis by Means of Genuine Fakes in the Raw Data of SOEP
(published in: Allgemeines Statistisches Archiv, 2005, 89 (1), 7-20 )
722  C. Katharina Spiess
Felix Büchel
Gert G. Wagner
Children's School Placement in Germany: Does Kindergarten Attendance Matter?
(published in: Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 2003, 18 (2), 255-270)
715  Ernst Fehr
Urs Fischbacher
Bernhard von Rosenbladt
Jürgen Schupp
Gert G. Wagner
A Nation-Wide Laboratory: Examining Trust and Trustworthiness by Integrating Behavioral Experiments into Representative Surveys
(published in: Schmollers Jahrbuch: Zeitschrift für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften / Journal of Applied Social Science Studies, 2002, 122 (4), 519-542; see IZA Reprints 179/03)
318  Markus Pannenberg
Gert G. Wagner
Why Do Overtime Work, Overtime Compensation and the Distribution of Economic Well-Being Evidence for the West Germany and Great Britain
301  Joachim R. Frick
Gert G. Wagner
Economic and Social Perspectives of Immigrant Children in Germany
(published in: E. Currle and T. Wunderlich (eds.), Deutschland – ein Einwanderungsland? Rückblick, Bilanz und neue Fragen - Festschrift für Friedrich Heckmann, Stuttgart 2001)
198  Michaela Kreyenfeld
C. Katharina Spiess
Gert G. Wagner
A Forgotten Issue: Distributional Effects of Day Care Subsidies in Germany
(published in: European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 2003, 11 (2), 159-175)
66  Edward J. Bird
Hilke Kayser
Joachim R. Frick
Gert G. Wagner
The Immigrant Welfare Effect: Take-Up or Eligibility?
(published in: International Migration Review, 35 (2001), 726-748)
24  Klaus F. Zimmermann
Michael C. Burda
Jürgen von Hagen
Kai A. Konrad
Friedrich Schneider
Gert G. Wagner
Petersberger Erklaerung: Anstoesse fuer eine zukunftsgerichtete Arbeitsmarktpolitik
(published in: Wirtschaftsdienst, 1998, 78 (11), 652-653)
21  Jan Ondrich
C. Katharina Spiess
Qing Yang
Gert G. Wagner
The Liberalisation of Maternity Leave Policy and the Return to the Work of Childbirth in Germany
(published in: Review of Economics of the Household, 2003, 1 (1-2), 77-110)
14  Richard Hauser
Gert G. Wagner
Klaus F. Zimmermann
Memorandum: Erfolgsbedingungen empirischer Wirtschaftsforschung und empirisch gestuetzter wirtschafts- und sozialpolitischer Beratung
(published as 'Erfolgsbedingungen empirischer Wirtschaftsforschung und empirisch gestutzter wirtschafts- und sozialpolitischer Beratung. Ein Memorandum' in: Allgemeines Statistisches Archiv / Journal of the German Statistical Society, 1998, 82 (3), 369-379;
see IZA Reprints 14/99)
 
IZA Policy Papers:
No. Author(s)
Title
1 Klaus F. Zimmermann
Michael C. Burda
Kai A. Konrad
Friedrich Schneider
Hilmar Schneider
Jürgen von Hagen
Gert G. Wagner
The Petersberg Declaration
 
IZA Standpunkte:
No. Author(s)
Title
1 Klaus F. Zimmermann
Michael C. Burda
Kai A. Konrad
Friedrich Schneider
Hilmar Schneider
Jürgen von Hagen
Gert G. Wagner
Petersberger Erklärung
(published in: Wirtschaftsdienst, 2008, 12, 814-815)
 

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