In Deutschland sind nur wenige Personen jahrelang dauerhaft arbeitslos oder verharren in den untersten Einkommensschichten.
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Social inequalities are complex and multidimensional. Opinions on what makes a good life and what is fair vary widely. The same applies to social mobility, which in economic terms usually refers to the relationship between the income of parents and that of their children.
The issue of inequality has been receiving more and more attention in public and media debates. This was especially the case in the run up to the 2017 Bundestag elections, when academic studies and reports in the media drew a gloomy picture of how incomes and inequality were developing in Germany
Whenever the question of social justice is debated, one key issue inevitably arises: the standard of living of the elderly population and the degree to which they share in society’s prosperity.
Leiterin der Forschungsgruppe Mikrodaten und Methodenentwicklung
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Economist for Income and Wealth Distribution
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