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.
- 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.