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Prof. Melanie Krause, Ph.D.
University of Hamburg Economics Department Von-Melle-Park 5 20146 Hamburg, Germany +49 40 42838 2082 [email protected]
German Nationality Born in Bonn in 1984 1 Daughter (*2012) http://www.melanie-krause.de
Junior Professor in Macroeconomics at Hamburg University since 09/2015
Empirical Macroeconomics and Applied Econometrics: Analysis of Growth, Inequality and Development
• German Research Foundation (DFG) Grant for Shining (New) Light on Regional Inequality, Convergence and Development. Principal investigator, jointly with Richard Bluhm and Christian Lessmann. Total project funding for 3 years (2017-2020): 569,000 Euros (individual share: 185,200 Euro)
• The Millennium Peak in Club Convergence - A New Look at Distributional Changes in the Wealth of Nations, Journal of Applied Econometrics 32, 2017, pp.621-642 • Parametric Lorenz Curves and the Modality of the Income Density Function, Review of Income and Wealth 60, 2014, pp.905-929
Work in Progress
• Top Lights - Bright Cities and Their Contribution to Economic Development, joint work with Richard Bluhm • Convergence vs. The Middle Income Trap: The Case of Global Soccer, joint work with Stefan Szymanski • When is Inequality Detrimental to Growth? - Perspectives from a Novel CrossCountry Approach, joint work with Michael Binder • Regional Convergence at the County Level - The Impact of Commuting, joint work with Sebastian Kripfganz • Growth and Spatial Inequality, joint work with Richard Bluhm and Christian Lessmann • The Size Distribution of Cities Around the World, joint work with Christian D¨ uben • Solving the MAUP in Regional Convergence Models, joint work with Richard Bluhm and Jes´ us Crespo Cuaresma
• Corrigendum to ”Elliptical Lorenz Curves” [J. Econom. 40 (1989) 327 - 338], Journal of Econometrics 174, 2013, p.44
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Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe Universit¨ at, Frankfurt am Main, 2008 - 2014 Ph.D. in Economics (Summa Cum Laude) Structured Ph.D. Program with Fields: Macroeconomics, Econometrics Ph.D. Thesis: Econometric Advances in the Analysis of Income Inequality Within and Between Countries ESCP-EAP European School of Management, London-Madrid-Paris, 2005-08 Master of Science in Management (Distinction) and Diplˆome de Grande Ecole (F´elicitations du Jury) : Multinational program - 3 countries, 3 languages Master’s thesis: How Higher Moments Affect Portfolio Choice under Prospect Theory Rheinische-Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universit¨ at, Bonn, 2003-2005 Vordiplom (Undergraduate Studies) in Economics with mark 1,4 (‘excellent’) St¨ adtisches Gymnasium Rheinbach, 1994-2003 Abitur (equivalent to A-Level) with mark 1,0 (‘excellent’)
Professional Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe-Universit¨ at, Frankfurt am Main, 2009-2015 Experience Research Assistant at the Chair of International Macroeconomics & Macroeconometrics (Prof. Michael Binder, Ph.D.) ESCP-EAP European School of Management, Paris, May - July 2008 Research Assistant at the Finance Chair (Prof. Dr. Emmanuel Jurczenko) Commerzbank Espa˜ na, Madrid, April - July 2007 Intern in Credit Risk Management JPMorgan, London, May - August 2006 Intern in Equity Derivatives Teaching
University of Hamburg • Lecturer of Applied Time Series and Panel Data Econometrics (Master’s level): Winter Semester 2017/18, 2016/17. • Lecturer of Economic Growth and Income Distribution (Undergraduate level): Winter Semester 2016/17, 2015/16. • Lecturer of the seminar Long-Run Economic Development (Undergraduate level): Summer Semester 2016. • Lecturer of Applied Econometrics II (Undergraduate level): Summer Semester 2016. Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe-Universit¨ at, Frankfurt am Main • Discusssion Session Instructor of Macroeconomics I (Undergraduate level) Designing and teaching problem-solving sessions in front of 300 students: Winter Semester 2014/15, 2013/14, 2012/13, Summer Semester 2012. • Teaching Assistant of tutorial groups in Macroeconomics I (Undergraduate level): Winter Semester 2011/12, Summer Semester 2011, 2009. • Teaching Assistant of the macroeconometrics course International Money and Finance (Master’s level), Winter Semester 2010/11. 2 of 5
• Instructor of the one-week pre-semester course Real Analysis (Ph.D. and Research Master level), September 2010. Rheinische-Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universit¨ at, Bonn • Teaching Assistant of the business studies course Production Theory (Undergraduate level), Winter Semester 2004/05. Seminar University of Hamburg Organization • Research Seminar in Quantitative Economics: Co-Organization in the Winter Semester 2017/18, Summer Semester 2017, Winter Semester 2016/17, Summer Semester 2016, Winter Semester 2015/16. • Doctoral Seminar in Economics: Organization in the Winter Semester 2017/18, Summer Semester 2017. Co-Organization in the Winter Semester 2016/17, Summer Semester 2016. Conference Presentations
7th ECINEQ Meeting (Society for the Study of Economic Inequality), New York City, US, 07/2017 Jahrestagung des Vereins fu ¨ r Socialpolitik, Augsburg, Germany, 09/2016 IARIW - International Association for Research in Income and Wealth, Dresden, Germany, 08/2016 EEA-ESEM Congress, Geneva, Switzerland, 08/2016 Jahrestagung des Vereins fu unster, Germany, 09/2015 ¨ r Socialpolitik, M¨ Spring Meeting of Young Economist, Ghent, Belgium, 05/2015 1st Conference of the International Association of Applied Econometrics, London, UK, 06/2014 Spring Meeting of Young Economist, Vienna, Austria, 04/2014 24th (EC)2 Conference - The Econometric Analysis of Mixed Frequency Data, Nicosia, Cyprus, 12/2013 Jahrestagung des Vereins fu ¨ r Socialpolitik, G¨ottingen, Germany, 09/2012 International Atlantic Economic Society Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, 03/2012 RGS Doctoral Conference in Economics, Duisburg, Germany, 02/2012
University of Hannover, Germany, Brown Bag Seminar, 11/2017 Monash University Melbourne, Australia, Development Economics Seminar, 08/2017 University of Queensland, Brisbane, Economics Seminar, 08/2017 3 of 5
Griffith University Gold Coast, Australia, Economics Seminar, 08/2017 WU Vienna, Austria, Macroeconomics Seminar, 06/2017 University of Ume˚ a, Sweden, Economics Seminar, 03/2017 University of Kiel, Germany, Econometrics Seminar, 05/2016 University of Hamburg, Germany, Labour Economics Seminar, 10/2015 Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany, Money and Macro Brown Bag Seminar 07/2014, 11/2013, 10/2011. Summer/ Winter Schools
9th Winter School on Inequality and Social Welfare Theory, Alba di Canazei (Dolomites), organized by University of Verona, Italy, 01/2014 New Developments in Panel Methods Summer School with lectures by Jeffrey M. Wooldridge, Mainz, Germany, 08/2013 The Jerusalem Summer School in Economic Growth, Jerusalem, Israel, 06/2011
Awards and Honors
Invitation to Participate in the 5th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, Lindau, Germany, 08/2014 Premier Prix du M´ emoire de Recherche, Paris, France, 12/2008 Prize for the best master’s thesis of the year, awarded by Fondation ESCP-EAP
Ph.D. Thesis Supervision (University of Hamburg) • Ongoing: Christian D¨ uben Master’s Thesis Supervision (University of Hamburg) • 2017: Mengchao Zhang, Adeoye Oyekan, Yan Stegert, Claudia Hern´andez • 2016: Logan Carlson Bachelor Thesis Supervision (University of Hamburg) • 2017: Steven Ficht, Alexander Weis, Raphael Layer, Nadjim Sarwary, Arber Mehmeti, Christina Preuße, Niklas P¨atzold, Frederik Moorkamp • 2016: Eugen Bill, Tina-Marie Jung, Moritz Lamparter, Olesja Ischanow • 2015: Tim Wunderlich
The Review of Income and Wealth, Statistica Neerlandica, Economies, Applied Economics, Review of International Organizations
Programming Skills: STATA (good), MatLab (good), LaTeX (good)
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Language Skills: German (mother tongue), English (fluent), French (fluent), Spanish (fluent), Norwegian (basic), Hebrew (basic), Polish (basic) References
Prof. Michael Binder, Ph.D. Goethe University Frankfurt Chair of International Macroeconomics and Macroeconometrics Room 3.50, House of Finance Theodor-W.-Adorno-Platz 4 60323 Frankfurt, Germany +49 69 798 33809 [email protected] Prof. Matei Demetrescu, Ph.D. Christian-Albrechts-Universit¨at zu Kiel Head of Chair in Statistics and Empirical Economic Research Olshausenstraße 40-60 24118 Kiel, Germany +49 431 880 3810 [email protected]
Hamburg, 3 January 2018
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Prof. Nicola Fuchs-Schu ¨ ndeln, Ph.D. Goethe University Frankfurt Chair of Macroeconomics and Development Room 3.55, House of Finance Theodor-W.-Adorno-Platz 4 60323 Frankfurt, Germany +49 69 798 33815 [email protected]