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Economist for Income and Wealth DistributionTel: +49 30 27877 134 Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org @StockhausenEcon
- Research Unit: Public Finance, Social Security Systems, Income and Wealth Distribution
- Joined the German Economic Institute in 2017
- Born in 1987 in Berlin
- Studied economics with a focus on public economics and econometrics at Freie Universität Berlin
Niehues, Judith / Stockhausen, Maximilian, 2021, An international comparison with a special focus on the case of Germany. Inequality revisited, IW-Report, Nr. 18, Köln / Berlin
Beznoska, Martin / Hentze, Tobias / Kochskämper, Susanna / Stockhausen, Maximilian, 2019, Die Besteuerung von Ehepaaren in Deutschland. Ökonomische Effekte verschiedener Reformvorschläge, IW-Analyse, No. 133, Köln / Berlin
Pimpertz, Jochen / Stockhausen, Maximilian, 2019, Grundsicherung statt Grundrente. Eine Frage der Reichweite und Treffsicherheit, in: IW-Trends, 2019, No. 3
Arbeitsangebotsmodul zum IW-Mikrosimulationsmodell STATS – Dokumentation Version 1.0
Ist der Traum vom sozialen Aufstieg in Deutschland ausgeträumt?
Wie der Vater, so der Sohn? Zur intergenerationalen Einkommensmobilität in Deutschland
(in cooperation with Jochen Pimpertz)
Grundrente ohne Bedürftigkeitsprüfung – Wer profitiert ohne Not? – Eine mikrodatenbasierte Analyse potenziell bedürftiger Rentner
Gutachten für die Initiative Neue Soziale Marktwirtschaft (INSM), 2019
(in cooperation with Martin Beznoska, Judith Niehues)
Die Vermögensverteilung im internationalen Vergleich
Gutachten für die Vereinigung der Bayerischen Wirtschaft, 2018
Stockhausen, Maximilian, 2021, Like father, like son? A comparison of absolute and relative intergenerational labour income mobility in Germany and the US, in: Journal of Economic Inequality, online first
Stockhausen, Maximilian, 2019, The Distribution of Economic Resources to Children in Germany, in: Journal of Income Distribution, 28. Jg., Nr. 1, S. 1-36
(in cooperation with Guido Neidhöfer)
Dynastic Inequality Compared – Multigenerational Mobility in the United States, the United Kingdom and Germany
Article in the Review of Income and Wealth, 2018, 65. Jg., Nr. 2, S. 383-414
(in cooperation with Charlotte Bartels)
Children’s Opportunities in Germany – An Application Using Multidimensional Measures
German Economic Review, Vol. 18, Issue 3, 2017, S. 327–376
Are children better off than their parents? This highly debated question in politics and economics is investigated by analysing the trends in absolute and relative intergenerational labour income mobility for Germany and the US.
The principle behind Germany’s statutory health insurance (SHI) system, into which all employees up to a certain income threshold are obliged to pay a per¬centage of their earnings, is one of solidarity.
This report summarizes the latest findings on the development and levels of global income and wealth inequality and puts special emphasize on the situation in Germany.
German society is ageing and the need for nursing care is increasing. In 2017, just under 5 million people claimed to be providing nursing care in a private setting. An analysis of the data from the Socio-Economic Panel provides a heterogeneous picture of how the home care burden is shared.
The corona pandemic has had a decisive impact on the year 2020 and, at least in recent times, has had an unprecedented (negative) impact on society and the economy. At the core of this simulation study is therefore the question of how the corona pandemic has affected income levels and social inequality in Germany, and to what extent automatic stabilizers of the social security system and additional financial aid measures have been able to cushion distortions caused by the crisis.
Distributional analyses often focus on either income or wealth. However, a comprehensive picture of the material well-being of a nation’s households can only be obtained by considering both variables together.
The sharp rise in rents and housing prices in the 2010s, particularly in the major conurbations, has led some to assert that housing is “the social question of our time”.
How are income and wealth distributed in Germany? There is often no simple answer to this seemingly simple question, sometimes not even a clear one. Various social and structural changes have very different effects on the distribution of income and wealth: an ageing population, a tendency to live alone or an increasing share of the population with migration background along with economic changes amidst a deepening globalization and digitalization.
How can spouses be taxed both efficiently and fairly? It is not possible to formulate a universally valid solution to this question from a pure tax system point of view, because it depends on the underlying assumptions and norms.
In this analysis, 2012 SOEP data was used to examine how many people in Germany have cared for their relatives and to what extent, and how this group can be described according to selected socio-economic characteristics such as age, gender, income, and assets.