Dr. Jan Paul Heisig

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Portrait Foto Dr. Jan Paul Heisig (Foto: David Ausserhofer)
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Research Fellow of the Research Unit

Research fields

Health and Social Inequality | Education and Labor Markets | Welfare State and Social Inequality | Aging and Retirement | Quantitative Methods | Time Use and Domestic Division of Labor

CV

since 04 2013 Research Fellow in the Research Unit “Skill Formation and Labor Markets".

07 2013 PhD in Sociology. Thesis title: „Late-career Risks in Changing Welfare States“.

2007 – 2013 Research Fellow in the Research Unit “Inequality and Social Integration”, “Life Course Risks Project - The Economic Consequences of Key Life Risks in Germany and the US and Their Evolution since the 1980s”.

08 2007 Diploma (MA equivalent) in Sociology at Freie Universität Berlin. Thesis title: “The Domestic Division of Labor in Comparative Perspective”.

2005 – 2006 Visiting Graduate Student, Department of Sociology, Stanford University, USA.

Selected Publications

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2018
Heisig, Jan Paul (2018): "Measuring the Signaling Value of Educational Degrees. Secondary Education Systems and the Internal Homogeneity of Educational Groups". In: Large-scale Assessments in Education - An IEA-ETS Research Institute Journal, Vol. 6, Article 9, S. 1-35.
Heisig, Jan Paul/Lancee, Bram/Radl, Jonas (2018): "Ethnic Inequality in Retirement Income. A Comparative Analysis of Immigrant-native Gaps in Western Europe". In: Ageing and Society, Vol. 38, No. 10, S. 1963-1994.
2017
Heisig, Jan Paul/Radl, Jonas (2017): "Adding Scars to Wrinkles? Long-run Effects of Late-Career Job Loss on Retirement Behavior and Personal Income". In: Work, Aging and Retirement, Vol. 3, No. 3, S. 257-272.
Heisig, Jan Paul/Schaeffer, Merlin/Giesecke, Johannes (2017): "The Costs of Simplicity. Why Multilevel Models May Benefit from Accounting for Cross-Cluster Differences in the Effects of Controls". In: American Sociological Review, Vol. 82, No. 4, S. 796-827.
Heisig, Jan Paul/Solga, Heike (2017): How Returns to Skills Depend on Formal Qualifications. Evidence from PIAAC. OECD Education Working Papers 163. Paris: OECD.
2016
Heisig, Jan Paul (2016): "Retirement Income Provision and Household Income. Between- and Within-Cohort Inequalities in Germany and the United States since the 1980s". In: Melike Wulfgramm/Tonia Bieber/Stephan Leibfried (Eds.): Welfare State Transformations and Inequality in OECD Countries. Series Transformations of the State. London: Palgrave Macmillan, S. 131-155
2015
Giesecke, Johannes/Heisig, Jan Paul/Solga, Heike (2015): "Getting more Unequal. Rising Labor Market Inequalities among Low-skilled Men in West Germany". In: Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, Vol. 39, S. 1-17.
Heisig, Jan Paul (2015): Late-Career Risks in Changing Welfare States. Comparing Germany and the United States since the 1980s. Series Changing Welfare States. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 335 S.
Heisig, Jan Paul/Solga, Heike (2015): "Secondary Education Systems and the General Skills of Less- and Intermediate-educated Adults. A Comparison of 18 Countries". In: Sociology of Education, Vol. 88, No. 3, S. 202-225.
2014
Heisig, Jan Paul/Solga, Heike (2014): "Kompetenzen, Arbeitsmarkt- und Weiterbildungschancen von gering Qualifizierten in Deutschland. Befunde aus PIAAC". In: Projektträger im Deutschen Zentrum für Luft-/Raumfahrt (Hg.): Kompetenzen von gering Qualifizierten. Befunde und Konzepte. Alphabetisierung und Grundbildung Erwachsener, Bd. 3. Bielefeld: W. Bertelsmann Verlag, S. 11-31.
2012
Kohler, Ulrich/Ehlert, Martin/Grell, Britta/Heisig, Jan Paul/Radenacker, Anke/Wörz, Markus (2012): "Verarmungsrisiken nach kritischen Lebensereignissen in Deutschland und den USA". In: Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie, Jg. 64, H. 2, S. 223-245.
2011
Alber, Jens/Heisig, Jan Paul (2011): Do New Labour Activation Policies Work? A Descriptive Analysis of the German Hartz Reforms. WZB Discussion Paper SP I 2011-211. Berlin: WZB.
Ehlert, Martin/Heisig, Jan Paul (2011): "Arm, ärmer, am ärmsten. Menschen mit niedrigem Einkommen steigen immer häufiger ab". In: WZB-Mitteilungen, H. 134, S. 7-9.
Heisig, Jan Paul (2011): "Who Does More Housework: Rich or Poor? A Comparison of 33 Countries". In: American Sociological Review, Vol. 76, No. 1, S. 74-99.
2010
Giesecke, Johannes/Heisig, Jan Paul (2010): "Destabilisierung und Destandardisierung, aber für wen? Die Entwicklung der westdeutschen Arbeitsplatzmobilität seit 1984". In: Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie, Jg. 62, H. 3, S. 403-435.
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Portrait Foto Dr. Jan Paul Heisig (Foto: David Ausserhofer)
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+49 30 25491 180
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jan.heisig [at] wzb.eu
Reichpietschufer 50
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