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  • Mathematische Methoden für Ökonomen, 2nd edition (with Karl Mosler and Rainer Dyckerhoff), 479 pages, Berlin (Springer) 2011.
  • Armut, Reichtum, Umverteilung: Begriff und statistische Messung, In: Quantitative Ökonomie, Band 157, 184 Seiten, Lohmar (Eul Verlag) zugleich Dissertation, Universität zu Köln, 2009.


  • Considering the Extremely Poor – Multidimensional Poverty Measurement for Germany (with Daniel Nowak),
    forthcoming in Social Indicators Research, 201X. DOI 10.1007/s11205-016-1365-7
  • Neue Maße zur Messung von Reichtum (with Andreas Peichl and Thilo Schaefer),
    Ökonomenstimme, 2010. [Full Paper as link]
  • Measuring Richness and Poverty - A micro data application to Europe and Germany (with Andreas Peichl and Thilo Schaefer)
    Review of Income and Wealth, 56 (2010), 597-619.
  • Does work always pay in Germany?
    German Economic Review, 11 (2010), 266-277.
  • Attenuation of relative poverty by taxes and subsidies (with Karl Mosler)
    METRON, LXVI (2008), 265-283. [Full Paper as PDF]
  • Homogeneity testing in a Weibull mixture model (with Karl Mosler)
    Statistical Papers, 49 (2008), 315-332. [Full Paper as PDF] The original paper is available at
  • Measuring Polarization via Poverty an Affluence,
    Discussion Papers in Statistics and Econometrics, No. 03/08, November 2008. [Full Paper as PDF]