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Department 1: Sociology

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D-76131 Karlsruhe
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Andreas Haupt

Dr. Andreas Haupt

Academic councillor
Office HoursNach Vereinbarung
RoomR104, Geb. 01.96
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Fax+49 721 608-48847
andreas hauptWup4∂kit edu

About me

Since 2015 I am PI of the research group „Economic Inequality and Labor Markets“ at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and first speaker of the Research Initiative Occupations and Social Inequality. I completed my thesis about „Social Closure and Wage Inequality“ in 2014.


Research interests

  • Poverty and wealth in modern societies
  • Causes of the gender wage gap
  • Occupation specific labor market processes
  • Further development of methods for distributional analysis


  • The Development of the Gender Wage Gap in Germany (together with Prof. Dr. Susanne Strauß, University Konstanz), funded by the Baden-Wuerttemberg-Foundation.

  • Research Initiative Occupations and Social Inequality (FiBus) (First spokesperson: Dr. Andreas Haupt; Second spokesperson: Dr. Britta Matthes (IAB))

  • The Development of Poverty and Affluence in Germany (together with Prof. Dr. Gerd Nollmann)

  • Visualizing Conditional and Unconditional Distributions (together with Jun. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Boris Neubert, chair for Computer Graphics, KIT)

  • Sources of the Gender Wage Gap in the U.S. (together with Kim Weeden, Ph.D., Cornell University, NY, USA)

  • The Causes of Changing Poverty Rates in the USA and Germany in Comparison (together with Barbara Binder, M.A.), funded by the Elite Program for Postdoctoral Researchers of the Baden-Wuerttemberg-Foundation.

  • Social Closure and Wage Inequality in Germany (together with Prof. Dr. Gerd Nollmann and Nils Witte, PhD), funded by the DFG.

Please find a full CV here.


Book Chapters
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