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Stefan Bender

Working Fields

  • Data Access
  • Data Quality
  • Data Linkage
  • Big Data
  • Research Interests: Beside the four above: Labor Economics


Refereed Publications since 2006

  • Bender, S., J.F. Schmieder, T. von Wachten, The Effect of Unemployment Benefits and Nonemployment Durations on Wages, AMERICAN ECONOMIC REVIEW, VOL. 106, NO. 3, MARCH 2016, p.739-77.
  • Hasselhorn, H.M., R. Peter, A. Rauch, H. Schröder, E. Swart, S. Bender, J.-B. du Prel, M. Ebener, S. March, M. Trappmann, J. Steinwede and B.H. Müller (2014), Cohort profile: The lidA study - a German cohort study on work, age, health and work participation, International Journal of Epidemiology, Online First, 14p.
  • Bauer, T. K., S. Bender, J. Heining and C.M. Schmidt (2013), The lunar cycle, sunspots and the frequency of births in Germany, 1920-1989, Economics and Human Biology, 11(4), 545-50.
  • Bauer, T. K., S. Bender, A.R. Paloyo and C.F. Schmidt (2012), Evaluating the labor-market effects of compulsory military service, European Economic Review, 56(4), 814-829.
  • Schmieder, J.F., T.M. Wachter and S. Bender (2012a), The Effects of Extended Unemployment Insurance Over the Business Cycle: Evidence From Regression Discontinuity Estimates Over 20 Years, Quarterly Journal of Economics, 127(2), 701-752.
  • Schmieder, J.F., T.M. Wachter and S. Bender (2012b): The Long-Term Effects of Unemployment Insurance Extensions on Employment, The American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, 102(3), 514-519.
  • Stefan, B. and J. Heining (2011): The Research-Data-Centre in Research-Data-Centre approach: A first step towards decentralised international data sharing, IASSIST Quarterly, 35(3), 10-16.
  • Beblo, M., S. Bender and E. Wolf (2009): Establishment-level Wage Effects of Entering Motherhood, Oxford Economic Papers, 61(S1), i11-i34.
  • Wachter, T.M. and S. Bender (2006), In the Right Place at the Wrong Time. The Role of Firms and Luck in Young Workers' Careers, The American Economic Review, 96(5), 1679-1705.

Other Relevant Publications from 2014 onwards

  • Bender, S., N. Bloom, D. Card, J. van Reenen, S. Wolter, MANAGEMENT PRACTICIES, WORKFORCE SELECTION AND PRODUCTIVITY, NBER Working Paper No. 22101, March 2016.
  • Bender, S. (2014), Datenzugang in Deutschland: Der Paradigmenwechsel hat bereits stattgefunden, AStA Wirtschafts- und Sozialstatistisches Archiv, Vol. 8, No. 4, 237-248 (Comments to the article of Rendtel, U. in the same issue).
  • Lane J., V. Stodden, S. Bender and Nissenbaum, H. (ed.) (2014): Privacy, Big Data, and the Public Good: Frameworks for Engagement, Cambridge University Press. (book review by Fred H. Cate: The Big Data Debate, in: Science 14 November 2014, 3468(6211), 818)

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Stefan Bender

Stefan Bender