Prof. Melanie Krause, Ph.D.
Hamburg University
Economics Department
Von-Melle-Park 5
20146 Hamburg, Germany
+49 40 42838 2082

Prof. Melanie Krause, Ph.D.

I am a Junior Professor in Macroeconomics
at the University of Hamburg.

Welcome to my personal homepage!

My work crosses the fields of Empirical Macroeconomics and Applied Econometrics.
Main interests: Empirical Analysis of Growth, Inequality and Development.

Research grant (2017-2020) by the German Research Foundation (DFG) for the project Shining (New) Light on Regional Inequality, Convergence and Development, jointly with Richard Bluhm and Christian Lessmann. Click here for more information.

Curriculum Vitae

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Work in Progress
  • Top Lights - Bright Spots and Their Contribution to Economic Development,
    joint work with Richard Bluhm.
  • When is Inequality Detrimental to Growth? - Perspectives from a Novel Cross-Country Approach, joint work with Michael Binder.
  • Regional Convergence Across Space and Time: The German Case,
    joint work with Sebastian Kripfganz.
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