Daniel D. Schnitzlein

Innside Statistics, Leibniz Universität Hannover

About Me

Welcome to my personal research webpage. I am founder and managing director of Innside Statistics – a start-up focused on quantitative data analysis, statistical consulting, and survey design – and apl. Professor at the Institute of Labour Economics at Leibniz Universität HannoverCurrently, I am principle investigator of the DFG-founded project The intergenerational reproduction of wealth inequality and its socio-demographic conditions in Germany (InterVerm).

News

  • July 2022: Paper accepted. Our new paper „Maternal Mental Health and Adverse Birth Outcomes: A Study of Two German Datasets“ (co-authored with Voit, F.A.C, Kajantie E., Lemola, S., Räikkönen K., Wolke, D.) has been accepted for publication by PlosOne
  • January 2022: Paper accepted. Our new paper „Maternal postpartum depressive symptoms partially mediate the association between preterm birth and mental and behavioral disorders in children“ (co-authored with Girchenko P., Robinson R., Rantalainen V., Lahti-Pulkkinen M., Heinonen K., Lemola S., Wolke D., Hämäläinen E, Laivuori H., Villa P., Kajantie E., Räikkönen K.) has been accepted for publication by Scientific Reports.
  • June 2021: Project started. On June 1st, we started work on the  German Research Foundation (DFG) founded project „The intergenerational reproduction of wealth inequality and its socio-demographic conditions in Germany“ (PIs: Philipp Lersch, Markus Grabka, Daniel Schnitzlein) which is planned to have a duration of 36 months.
  • April 2021: Paper accepted. Our new paper „ Changes in Emotional Problems, Hyperactivity and Conduct Problems in Moderate to Late Preterm Children and Adolescents Born Between 1958 and 2002 in the UK“ (co-authored with Bilgin, A., Wolke, D., Baumann, N., Trower, H., Brylka, A., Räikkönen, K., Heinonen, K., Kajantie, E., Lemola, S.) has been accepted for publication by JCCP Advances.

Publications

A. Refereed publications: general-interest journals
  • Lejarraga, T., Frey, R., Schnitzlein, D.D., Hertwig, R. (2019): No Effect of Birth Order on Adult Risk Taking, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), 116(13): 6019-6024. [Impact Factor: 11.21]
  • Girchenko P., Robinson R., Rantalainen V., Lahti-Pulkkinen M., Heinonen K., Lemola S., Wolke D., Schnitzlein D., Hämäläinen E, Laivuori H., Villa P., Kajantie E., Räikkönen K. (2022): Maternal postpartum depressive symptoms partially mediate the association between preterm birth and mental and behavioral disorders in childrenScientific Reports, 12, Article 947. [Impact Factor: 4.38]
  • Voit, F.A.C., Kajantie, E., Lemola, S., Räikkönen, K., Wolke, D., Schnitzlein, D.D. (2022): Maternal Mental Health and Adverse Birth Outcomes: A Study of Two German Datasets, accepted for publication, PlosOne.  [Impact Factor: 3.58]
B. Refereed publications: economics journals
  • Dahmann, S., Schnitzlein, D.D. (2019): No evidence for a protective effect of education on mental health, Social Science & Medicine, 241, Article 112584. [Impact Factor: 4.63]
  • Saniter, N., Schnitzlein, D.D., Siedler, T. (2019): Occupational Knowledge and Educational Mobility – Evidence from the Introduction of Job Information Centers, Economics of Eduction Review, 69: 108-124. [Impact Factor: 2.24]
  • Schnitzlein, D.D. (2019): The relationship between trust, cognitive skills, and democracy – Evidence from 30 countries around the world. Economics Bulletin, 39(1): 200-206.
  • Bügelmayer, E., Schnitzlein, D.D. (2018): Is it the family or the neighborhood? Evidence from sibling and neighbor correlations in youth education and health, Journal of Economic Inequality, 16(3): 369–388.
  • Anger, S., Schnitzlein, D.D. (2017): Cognitive Skills, Non-cognitive Skills, and Family Background: Evidence from Sibling Correlations, Journal of Population Economics, 30(2): 591-620.
  • Bratberg, E., Davis, J., Mazumder, B., Nybom, M., Schnitzlein, D.D., Vaage, K. (2017): A Comparison of Intergenerational Mobility Curves in Germany, Norway, Sweden and the U.S., Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 119(1): 72-101.
  • Schnitzlein, D.D., Stephani, J. (2016): Locus of Control and Low-Wage Mobility, Journal of Economic Psychology, 53: 164-177.
  • Riphahn, R.T., Schnitzlein, D.D. (2016): Wage Mobility in East and West Germany, Labour Economics, 39: 11-34.
  • Schnitzlein, D.D., Wunder, C. (2016): Are we architects of our own happiness? The importance of family background for well-being, The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, 16(1): 125-149.
  • Schnitzlein, D.D. (2016): A new look at intergenerational mobility in Germany compared to the US, Review of Income and Wealth, 62: 650–667.
  • Schnitzlein, D.D. (2014): How important is the family? Evidence from sibling correlations in permanent earnings in the US, Germany and Denmark, Journal of Population Economics, 27(1): 69-89.
  • Schnitzlein, D.D. (2012): How important is cultural background for the level of intergenerational mobility?, Economics Letters, 114(3): 335-337.
  • Schnitzlein, D.D., Stephani, J. (2011): Lohnmobilität von jüngeren Geringverdienern in Deutschland, Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung, 80(4): 13-30.
  • Schnitzlein, D.D. (2009): Struktur und Ausmaß der intergenerationalen Einkommensmobilität in Deutschland, Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik, 229(4): 450-466.
  • Bruckmeier, K., Schnitzlein, D.D. (2009): Der Übergang von Arbeitslosenhilfeempfängern in das SGB II – Eine empirische Analyse anhand von Befragungsdaten, Sozialer Fortschritt, 2009, 58(1): 1-9.
C. Refereed publications: psychological and medical journals
  • Bilgin, A., Wolke, D., Baumann, N., Trower, H., Brylka, A., Räikkönen, K., Heinonen, K., Kajantie, E., Schnitzlein, D., Lemola, S. (2021): Changes in Emotional Problems, Hyperactivity and Conduct Problems in Moderate to Late Preterm Children and Adolescents Born Between 1958 and 2002 in the UK, JCPP Advances, 1(2), e12018. [Impact Factor: NA, new journal]
  • Robinson, R., Lahti-Pulkkinen, M., Schnitzlein, D.D., Voit, F., Girchenko, P., Wolke, D., Lemola, S., Kajantie, E., Heinonen, K., Räikkönen, K. (2020): Mental Health Outcomes of Adults Born Very Preterm or with Very Low Birth Weight: A systematic review, Seminars in Fetal & Neonatal Medicine, 25(3), 101113. [Impact Factor: 3.93]
D. Policy reports / policy papers
  • Becker, M., Brose, A., Camehl, G., Graeber, D., Huebener, M., von Keyserlingk, L., Krekel, L., Maaz, K., Marcus, J., Margaryan, S., Möwisch, D., Paul, A., Peter, F., Schmiedek, F., Schnitzlein, D., Schupp, J., Siedler, T., Spieß, C.K. (2019): Nicht-monetäre Erträge von Bildung in den Bereichen Gesundheit, nicht-kognitive Fähigkeiten sowie gesellschaftliche und politische Partizipation: Endbericht des gleichnamigen Forschungsprojektes gefördert durch das Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF), DIW Berlin – Politikberatung kompakt 137, DIW Berlin.
  • Graeber, D., Huebener, M., Marcus, J., Schnitzlein, D.D. (2019): Gebildetere Eltern, gesündere Kinder?, DIW Wochenbericht 12/2019: 195-196.
  • Graeber, D., Schnitzlein, D.D. (2019): Kaum Effekte einer höheren Pflichtschulzeit bei Müttern auf die psychische Gesundheit ihrer erwachsenen Kinder, DIW Wochenbericht 12/2019: 206-210.
  • Schnitzlein, D.D. (2019): Nicht-monetäre Effekte von Bildung sind mindestens so wichtig wie monetäre, Interview, DIW Wochenbericht 12/2019: 211.
  • Schnitzlein, D.D. (2017): Was ist uns Bildung wert? Ausgaben für und Erträge von Bildung, impu!se für die Gesundheitsförderung, 97: 4-5.
  • Schnitzlein, D.D. (2013): Wenig Chancengleichheit in Deutschland: Familienhintergrund prägt eigenen ökonomischen Erfolg, DIW Wochenbericht 4-2013: 3-9. English version published as: Schnitzlein, D.D. (2013): Low Level of Equal Opportunities in Germany: Family Background Shapes Individual Economic Success, DIW Economic Bulletin 5-2013: 3-8.
  • Schnitzlein, D.D. (2013): In Deutschland ist die Chancengleichheit ähnlich niedrig wie in den USA und deutlich geringer als in Dänemark: Neun Fragen an Daniel Schnitzlein, Interview, DIW Wochenbericht 4-2013: 10.
  • Schnitzlein, D.D. (2011): Umfang und Folgen der Nichtinanspruchnahme von Urlaub in Deutschland, DIW Wochenbericht 51+52-2011: 14-20. English version published as: Schnitzlein, D.D. (2012): Extent and Effects of Employees in Germany Forgoing Vacation Time, DIW Economic Bulletin 2-2012: 25-31. Reprint in: Gerstorf, S. Schupp J. (Eds.): SOEP Wave Report 2011: 52-58, DIW Berlin.
E. Books and book chapters
  • Schnitzlein, D.D. (2012): Inter- and intragenerational economic mobility – Germany in international comparison, IAB-Bibliothek, Nr. 332, Dissertationen, W. Bertelsmann Verlag, Nuremberg and Bielefeld.
  • Bruckmeier, K., Zarth, M., Schnitzlein, D.D. (2009): Eine regionale Betrachtung der Sozialversicherung und raumwirksamer Mittel – Wer partizipiert wie?, in: H. Mäding (ed.), Öffentliche Finanzströme und räumliche Entwicklung, Akademie für Raumforschung und Landesplanung, Forschungs- und Sitzungsberichte, 232, Hannover: 105-133.
F. Data reports
  • Kraft, J., Schnitzlein, D.D., SOEP Group (2018): SOEP-Core v33.1 – BIOSIB: Information on siblings in the SOEP. SOEP Survey Papers 582: Series D, DIW Berlin.
  • Schnitzlein, D.D., Kraft, J., Voit, F., SOEP Group (2018): SOEP-Core v33.1 – BIOPAREN: Biography Information for the Parents of SOEP-Respondents. SOEP Survey Papers 537: Series D, DIW Berlin.
  • Fromm, A., Frischholz, S., Kraft, J., Schnitzlein, D.D. (2017): BIOPAREN: Biography Information for the Parents of SOEP-Respondents, in: Goebel, J. (Ed.), SOEP-Core v32 – Documentation on Biography and Life History Data, SOEP Survey Papers 418: Series D: 170-212, DIW Berlin.
  • Kraft, J., Schnitzlein, D.D., SOEP Group (2017): BIOSIB: Information on siblings in the SOEP. in: Goebel, J. (Ed.), SOEP-Core v32 – Documentation on Biography and Life History Data, SOEP Survey Papers 418: Series D: 132-139, DIW Berlin.
  • Bernhard, S., Dressel, C., Fitzenberger, B. Schnitzlein, D.D., Stephan, G. (2017): Überschneidungen in der IEBS: Deskriptive Auswertung und Interpretation, FDZ Methodenreport, 04/2006, IAB Nuremberg.
G. Datendistributionen (Contribution as PI)
  • 10 distributions of the German Socio-economic Panel (SOEP): SOEPv27-SOEPv36.