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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Karl Mosler

Karl Mosler has been Professor of Statistics and Econometrics at the University of Cologne since 1995, Professor Emeritus since 2014. Previously, from 1985 to 1995, he was Professor of Statistics and Quantitative Economics at the Helmut-Schmidt-University in Hamburg. He received his academic education at the Universities of Heidelberg and Munich (Diplom Mathematiker, 1972), and at the Technical University of Munich (Dr. rer. nat., 1975). In 1981 he completed his “Habilitation” in Statistics and Operations Research. He held temporary and visiting professorships at the universities of Kassel, Hamburg and Frankfurt/Oder as well as at the universities of Pavia and Milan (Bocconi) in Italy. He was awarded the “August Lösch Prize for Regional Science” and the “Erik Kampe Prize in memoriam Tord Palander” of the University of Umea. From 2004 to 2008 he was President of the German Statistical Society and from 2005 to 2016 deputy chairman of the German Consortium in Statistics (DAGStat). Mosler is an "Elected Member" of the International Statistical Institute (ISI), an "Honorary Member" of the German Statistical Society (DStatG) and a winner of the DAGStat medal.

Mosler’s research interests include statistical and econometric methods, in particular the non-parametric analysis of multivariate data, the modeling of risk, and the measurement of social economic inequality. He is the author of four scientific monographs, four textbooks, and some eighty scholarly articles. He has published in the Journal of the American Statistical Association, the Annals of Statistics, the Journal of Multivariate Analysis, Management Science, the Journal of Economic Inequality, Theory and Decision, Regional Science and Urban Economics, Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, and the Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics. In addition, he acted as editor and co-editor of several books and journals.