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Prof. Dr. Hendrik Jürges

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Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy
Munich Center for the Economics of Aging (MEA) and Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE)
Amalienstrasse 33, 80799 Muenchen
Room:341

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Publications have only been fully recorded in the database since 2003. Older publications that may have been published are included in the download PDF on this page.

Publications

Journal Article

Boffetta, Paolo; Bobak, Martin; Börsch-Supan, Axel; Brenner, Hermann; Eriksson, Sture; Grodstein, Fran; Jansen, Eugene; Jenab, Mazda; Jürges, Hendrik; Tom Wilsgaard, Ellen Kampman Frank Kee Kari Kuulasmaa Yikyung Park Anne Tjonneland Cor (2014): "The Consortium on Health and Ageing: Network of Cohorts in Europe and the United States (CHANCES) project—design, population and data harmonization of a large-scale, international study". In: European Journal of Epidemiology, 29, pp. 929 - 36.
Jürges, Hendrik; Kruk, Eberhard; Reinhold, Steffen (2012): "The Effect of Compulsory Schooling on Health - Evidence from Biomarkers". In: Journal of Population Economics, 26, pp. 645 - 672.
Reinhold, Steffen; Jürges, Hendrik (2011): "Parental Income and Child Health in Germany". In: Health Economics, forthcoming.
Jürges, Hendrik; Reinhold, Steffen; Salm, Martin (2011): "Does Schooling Aff ect Health Behavior? Evidence from the Educational Expansion in Western Germany". In: Economics of Education Review, 30, pp. 862 - 872.
Hank, Karsten; Jürges, Hendrik (2010): "The Last Year of Life in Europe: Regional variations in functional status and sources of support". In: Ageing & Society, 30/6, pp. 1041 - 1054.
Reinhold, Steffen; Jürges, Hendrik (2010): "Secondary School Fees and the Causal Effect of Schooling on Health Behavior". In: Health Economics, 19, pp. 994 - 1001.
Hank, Karsten; Jürges, Hendrik; Schaan, Barbara (2009): "Die Erhebung biometrischer Daten im Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe - Befunde und Perspektiven". In: Methoden - Daten - Analysen, 3 (1), pp. 97 - 108.
Hank, Karsten; Jürges, Hendrik; Schupp, Jürgen; Wagner, Gert G. (2009): "Isometrische Greifkraft und sozialgerontologische Forschung: Ergebnisse und Analysepotentiale des SHARE und SOEP". In: Zeitschrift für Gerontologie und Geriatrie, 42, pp. 117 - 126.
Jürges, Hendrik; Schneider, Kerstin (2009): "Central exit examinations increase performance... but take the fun out of mathematics". In: Journal of Population Economics, 23, pp. 497 - 517.
Jürges, Hendrik (2009): "Health insurance status and physician behavior in Germany". In: Journal of Applied Social Science Studies (Schmollers Jahrbuch), 129.
Jürges, Hendrik; Mauricio, Avendano; Johan, Mackenbach (2009): "Educational level and changes in health across Europe: Longitudinal results from SHARE". In: Journal of European Social Policy, 19, pp. 301 - 316.
Jürges, Hendrik (2009): "Healthy Minds in Healthy Bodies. An International Comparison of Education-Related Inequality in Physical Health Among Older Adults". In: Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 56, pp. 296 - 320.
Börsch-Supan, Axel; Hank, Karsten; Jürges, Hendrik; Schröder, Mathis (2009): "Introduction: Empirical Research on Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe". In: Journal of European Social Policy, 19, pp. 293 - 300.
Jürges, Hendrik; Mauricio, Avendano; Johan, Mackenbach (2008): "Are different measures of self-rated health comparable? An assessment in five European countries". In: European Journal of Epidemiology, 23, pp. 773 - 781.
Jürges, Hendrik (2008): "Health inequalities by education, income, and wealth: a comparison of 11 European countries and the US". In: Applied Economics Letters, 17, pp. 87 - 91.
Jürges, Hendrik; Kerstin, Schneider (2008): "Ressourcen und Anreize im Bildungswesen: Aufgaben und Handlungsmöglichkeiten des Staates aus Sicht der Bildungsökonomik". In: Zeitschrift für Erziehungswissenschaft, 11, pp. 234 - 252.
Jürges, Hendrik; Hank, Karsten (2008): "Bildung als soziale Determinante gesundheitlicher Ungleichheit im Alter". In: Public Health Forum, 16 (2), pp. 23 - 24.
Jürges, Hendrik (2008): "Self-assessed health, reference levels, and mortality". In: Applied Economics, 40, pp. 569 - 582.
Jürges, Hendrik; Schneider, Kerstin (2007): "Fair Ranking of Teachers". In: Empirical Economics, 32, pp. 411 - 431.
Hank, Karsten; Jürges, Hendrik (2007): "Gender and the Division of Household Labor: A European Perspective". In: Journal of Family Issues, 28 (3), pp. 399 - 421.
Jürges, Hendrik (2007): "True health vs. response styles: Exploring cross-country differences in self-reported health". In: Health Economics, 16, pp. 163 - 178.
Jürges, Hendrik; Kerstin, Schneider (2007): "Leistungsgerechtere Bezahlung von Lehrern: Sinnvolle Option oder sinnlose Ökonomisierung?". In: Recht der Jugend und des Bildungswesens, 2007, pp. 83 - 97.
Jürges, Hendrik (2007): "Unemployment, life satisfaction, and retrospective error". In: Journal of the Royal Statistical Society A, 170, pp. 43 - 61.
Jürges, Hendrik; Börsch-Supan, Axel; Siegrist, Johannes; Wahrendorf, Marten; v. d. Knesebeck, Olaf (2006): "Quality of Work, well-being and intended early retirement of older employees - baseline results from the SHARE Study". In: European Journal of Public Health, 17, pp. 62 - 68.
Jürges, Hendrik; Kerstin, Schneider (2006): "Im Frühjahr geborene Kinder haben schlechtere Bildungsschancen". In: DIW-Wochenbericht, 17/2006, pp. 209 - 214.
Jürges, Hendrik (2006): "Gender Ideology, Division of Housework, and the Geographic Mobility of Families". In: Review of Economics of the Household, 4, pp. 299 - 323.
Börsch-Supan, Axel; Hank, Karsten; Jürges, Hendrik (2005): "A New Comprehensive and International View on Ageing: Introducing the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe". In: European Journal of Ageing, 2(4), pp. 245 - 253.
Jürges, Hendrik (2005): "Retrospective error in SOEP calendar data:the case of unemployment". In: Schmollers Jahrbuch (Journal of Applied Social Science Studies), 125, pp. 157 - 165.
Jürges, Hendrik (2005): "Teacher quality and incentives, Theoretical and empirical effects of standards on teacher quality". In: Finanzarchiv, 61, pp. 298 - 326.
Jürges, Hendrik; Schneider, Kerstin; Büchel, Felix (2005): "The effect of central exit examinations on student achievement: Quasi-experimental evidence from TIMSS Germany". In: Journal of the European Economic Association, 5, pp. 1134 - 1155.
Jürges, Hendrik (2004): "The Welfare Costs of Addiction". In: Schmollers Jahrbuch (Journal of Applied Social Science Studies), 124, pp. 327 - 353.
Jürges, Hendrik; Schneider, Kerstin (2004): "International Differences in Student Achievement: An Economic Perspective". In: German Economic Review, 5, pp. 357 - 380.
Börsch-Supan, Axel; Jürges, Hendrik; Lipps, Oliver (2003): "SHARE - Measuring the Ageing Process in Europe". In: ZUMA-Nachrichten, 53, Jg. 27, pp. 96 - 113.
Büchel, Felix; Jürges, Hendrik; Schneider, Kerstin (2003): "Die Auswirkungen zentraler Abschlussprüfungen auf die Schulleistung - Quasi-experimentelle Befunde aus der deutschen TIMSS-Stichprobe". In: Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung, 72, pp. 238 - 251.
Jürges, Hendrik (2003): "Age, Cohort, and the Slump in Job Satisfaction among West German Workers". In: Labour, 17, pp. 489 - 518.
Jürges, Hendrik (2002): "The Distribution of the German Public-Private Wage Gap". In: Labour, 16, pp. 347 - 381.
Jürges, Hendrik (2001): "Do Germans Save to Leave an Estate? An Examination of the Bequest Motive". In: Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 103, pp. 391 - 414.
Jürges, Hendrik (2000): "Of Rotten Kids and Rawlsian Parents. The Optimal Timing of Intergenerational Transfers". In: Journal of Population Economics, 13, pp. 147 - 157.
Jürges, Hendrik (1999): "Parent-Child Transfers in Germany: A Study of Magnitude and Motivations". In: Zeitschrift für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften, 119, pp. 429 - 453.
Jürges, Hendrik (1998): "Einkommen und berufliche Situation von Doppelverdienern nach Umzügen". In: Mitteilungen aus der Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung, 31, pp. 234 - 243.
Jürges, Hendrik; Richter, Wolfram F. (1998): "Bildung und Wissenschaft. Mehr Mut zu marktorientierten Reformen". In: RWI-Mitteilungen, 49, pp. 199 - 210.
Jürges, Hendrik (1998): "Beruflich bedingte Umzüge von Doppelverdienern - Eine empirische Analyse mit Daten des SOEP". In: Zeitschrift für Soziologie, 27, pp. 358 - 377.

Edited Book

Börsch-Supan, Axel; Hank, Karsten; Jürges, Hendrik; Schröder, Mathis (2009) (eds.): 50+ in Deutschland und Europa - Ergebnisse des Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe. Springer.
Börsch-Supan, Axel; Brugiavini, Agar; Jürges, Hendrik; Kapteyn, Arie; Mackenbach, Johan; Siegrist, Johannes; Weber, Guglielmo (2008) (eds.): Health, Ageing, and Retirement in Europe (2004-2007) - Starting the longitudinal dimension. MEA, Mannheim.
Börsch-Supan, Axel; Brugiavini, Agar; Jürges, Hendrik; Siegrist, Johannes; Weber, Guglielmo (2005) (eds.): Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe - First Results from the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe. MEA, Mannheim.
Börsch-Supan, Axel; Jürges, Hendrik (2005) (eds.): The Survey of Health, Aging and Retirement in Europe - Methodology. MEA, Mannheim.

Book Chapter

Hanemann, Felizia (2020): "Was kommt nach der Arbeit? Erwerbstätigkeit im Ruhestand", In: Jürges, Hendrik; Siegrist, Johannes; Stiehler, Matthias (eds.), Männer und der Übergang in die Rente - Vierter Deutscher Männergesundheitsbericht der Stiftung Männergesundheit, Psychosozial-Verlag, Gießen, pp. 177-188.
Wagner, Melanie; Tony Philip, Jeny; Jürges, Hendrik (2019): "Questionnaire innovations in the seventh wave of SHARE", In: SHARE Wave 7 Methodology: Panel innovations and life histories, MEA, Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy, Munich.
Jürges, Hendrik; Thiel, Lars; Börsch-Supan, Axel (2017): "Healthy, Happy, and Idle: Estimating the Health Capacity to Work at Older Ages in Germany", In: Wise, David A. (ed.), Social Security Programs and Retirement Around the World. The Capacity to Work at Older Ages, The University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London, pp. 149 - 180.
Jürges, Hendrik; Thiel, Lars; Bucher-Koenen, Tabea; Rausch, Johannes; Schuth, Morten; Börsch-Supan, Axel (2016): "Health, Financial Incentives, and Early Retirement: Microsimulation Evidence for Germany", In: Wise, David A. (ed.), Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World, The University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London, pp. 285 - 330.
Börsch-Supan, Axel; Jürges, Hendrik (2012): "Disability, Pension Reform and Early Retirement in Germany", In: Wise, David (ed.), Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World: Historical Trends in Mortality and Health, Employment, and Disability Insurance Participation and Reforms, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, pp. 277 - 300.
Börsch-Supan, Axel; Hank, Karsten; Jürges, Hendrik; Schröder, Mathis (2010): "Longitudinal Data Collection in Continental Europe: Experiences from the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe", In: Multinational, Multicultural and Multiregional Survey Methods, John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, NJ, pp. 507 - 514.
Börsch-Supan, Axel; Jürges, Hendrik (2009): "Early Retirement, Social Security and Well-Being in Germany", In: Wise, David (ed.), Developments in the Economics of Aging, University of Chicago Press, Chicago.
Jürges, Hendrik (2009): "Bildungsbezogene Ungleichheit in der Gesundheit Älterer: eine international vergleichende Analyse", In: 50+ in Deutschland und Europa: Ergebnisse des Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe, VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften, Wiesbaden.
Jürges, Hendrik (2008): "Health, bequests, and social support in the last year of life", In: Börsch-Supan, Axel (ed.), Health, Ageing, and Retirement in Europe 2004-2007, MEA, Mannheim.
Jürges, Hendrik (2008): "Bildungsbezogene Ungleichheit in der Gesundheit Älterer: eine international vergleichende Analyse", In: Börsch-Supan, Axel (ed.), 50+ in Deutschland und Europa - Ergebnisse des Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe, VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften, Wiesbaden.
Jürges, Hendrik (2006): "Dynamische Lohneffekte beruflicher Weiterbildung", In: Weiss, Matthias (ed.), Tagungsband des Bildungsökonomischen Ausschusses des Vereins für Socialpolitik 2004/2005, Duncker & Humblodt, Berlin.
Jürges, Hendrik (2005): "Interview, Module, and Question Length in SHARE", In: Börsch-Supan, Axel (ed.), The Survey of Health, Aging and Retirement in Europe - Methodology.
Jürges, Hendrik (2005): "Cross-country differences in general health", In: Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe - First Results from the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe, MEA Eigenverlag, Mannheim, pp. 95 - 101.
Jürges, Hendrik (2005): "Gifts, Inheritances, and Bequest Expectations", In: Börsch-Supan, Axel (ed.), Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe, Mannheim, pp. 186 - 191.
Büchel, Felix; Jürges, Hendrik; Schneider, Kerstin (2004): "Leistungs- und Signaleffekte zentraler Abschlussprüfungen - eine TIMSS-Auswertung bei deutschen Haupt- und Realschülern", In: Backes-Gellner, U. (ed.), Evaluation von Bildungsinstitutionen und Konsequenzen: Beiträge der Jahrestagung 2003 des Bildungsökonomischen Aussschusses, Duncker & Humblot, Berlin, pp. 53 - 73.

MEA Discussion Paper

07-2018
Jürges, Hendrik; Kopetsch, Thomas: "Prenatal exposure to the German food crisis 1944–1948 and health after 65 years".
02-2017
Jürges, Hendrik; Meyer, Sophie-Charlotte: "Education differences in smoking: selection versus causation".
10-2013
Jürges, Hendrik: "Bildungspolitik versus Gesundheitspolitik - Evidenzbasierte Interventionen gegen soziale Ungleichheit in Gesundheit".
07-2013
Jürges, Hendrik; Köberlein, Juliane: "First do no harm. Then do not cheat: DRG upcoding in German neonatology".
02-2012
Jürges, Hendrik: "Collateral damage: Educational attainment and labor market outcomes among German war and post-war cohorts".
200-2010
Kemptner, Daniel; Jürges, Hendrik; Reinhold, Steffen: "Changes in Compulsory Schooling and the Causal Effect of Education on Health: Evidence from Germany".
183-2009
Jürges, Hendrik: "The effect of compulsory schooling on health - evidence from biomarkers".
162-2008
Börsch-Supan, Axel; Hank, Karsten; Jürges, Hendrik; Schröder, Mathis: "Longitudinal Data Collection in Continental Europe: Experiences from the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in (SHARE)".
134-2007
Börsch-Supan, Axel; Jürges, Hendrik: "Early Retirement, Social Security and Well-Being in Germany".
091-2005
Jürges, Hendrik; Wolfram F., Richter; Kerstin, Schneider: "Teacher quality and incentives - Theoretical and empirical effects of standards on teacher quality".
075-2005
Börsch-Supan, Axel; Hank, Karsten; Jürges, Hendrik: "New Comprehensive and International View on Ageing: The Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe".
032-2003
Börsch-Supan, Axel; Jürges, Hendrik; Lipps, Oliver: "Building a Panel Survey on Health, Aging and Retirement in Europe".

Discussion Paper/Working Paper

Jürges, Hendrik; Thiel, Lars; Börsch-Supan, Axel (2016): Healthy, Happy and Idle: Estimating the Health Capacity to Work at Older Ages in Germany, NBER Working Paper 21972.
Jürges, Hendrik; Thiel, Lars; Bucher-Koenen, Tabea; Rausch, Johannes; Schuth, Morten; Börsch-Supan, Axel (2014): Health, Financial Incentives, and Early Retirement: Micro-Simulation Evidence for Germany, NBER Working Paper w19889, National Bureau of Economic Research.
Börsch-Supan, Axel; Jürges, Hendrik (2011): Disability, Pension Reform and Early Retirement, NBER Working Paper 17079.
Börsch-Supan, Axel; Jürges, Hendrik (2006): Early Retirement, Social Security and Well-Being in Germany, NBER Working Paper 12303.
Jürges, Hendrik (2005): The Geographic Mobility of Dual-Earner Couples: Does Gender Ideology Matter?, DIW-Discussion Paper 474.

Habilitation

Essays in Education and Health Economics