Contact

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

Prof. Melanie Krause, Ph.D.

I am a Junior Professor in Macroeconomics
at Hamburg University.

Welcome to my personal homepage!

My work crosses the fields of International 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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Research

Publications
  • Parametric Lorenz Curves and the Modality of the Income Density Function, Review of Income and Wealth 60, 2014, pp.905-929. Link to article. Draft version.
Working Papers
  • Top Lights - Bright Cities and Their Contribution to Economic Development,
    joint work with Richard Bluhm. CESifo Working Paper 7411.
Work in Progress
  • Regional Convergence at the County Level: The Role of Commuters,
    joint work with Sebastian Kripfganz.
  • Growth and Spatial Inequality,
    joint work with Richard Bluhm and Christian Lessmann.
  • The Time-Varying Impact of Geography on Urban Areas Across Human History,
    joint work with Christian Düben.
  • Growth and Spatial Inequality,
    joint work with David Castells-Quintana and Elisa Dienesch.
  • When is Inequality Detrimental to Growth? - Perspectives from a Novel Cross-Country Approach, joint work with Michael Binder.
  • Solving the MAUP in Regional Convergence Models,
    joint work with Richard Bluhm and Jesús Crespo Cuaresma.
Smaller Notes
  • Corrigendum to "Elliptical Lorenz Curves" [J. Econom. 40 (1989) 327 - 338], Journal of Econometrics 174, 2013, p.44. Link to article. Draft version.