Stephan Klasen

University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration

Professor

Platz der Goettinger Sieben 3

Goettingen, 37073

Germany

www.vwl.wiso.uni-goettingen.de/klasen.html

CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

Poschinger Str. 5

Munich, DE-81679

Germany

http://www.CESifo.de

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (42)

1.

Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction: Measurement and Policy Issues

OECD Working Paper No. 246
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 27 Dec 2005
Stephan Klasen
University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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Citation 2

Abstract:

Pro-poor growth, income, growth, inequality, poverty reduction, Bolivia

2.

Missing Women: A Review of the Debates and an Analysis of Recent Trends

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 13 Nov 2002
Stephan Klasen and Claudia Wink
University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and DEG-German Investment and Development Company
Downloads 321 (73,090)

Abstract:

Gender inequality, missing women, developing countries, sex-selective abortion

3.

Determinants of Income Mobility and Household Poverty Dynamics in South Africa

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1030
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Apr 2004
Ingrid Woolard and Stephan Klasen
University of Port Elizabeth - Department of Economics and University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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Citation 12

Abstract:

mobility, poverty, South Africa, household structure

The Costs of Favoritism: Is Politically-Driven Aid Less Effective?

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 25 Mar 2010
University of Heidelberg, University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS) and Harvard Business School
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Citation 4

Abstract:

World Bank, Aid Effectiveness, Political Influence, United Nations Security Council

The Costs of Favoritism: Is Politically-Driven Aid Less Effective?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4820
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Mar 2010
University of Heidelberg, University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Yale University - Department of Political Science and Harvard Business School
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Citation 4

Abstract:

World Bank, aid effectiveness, political influence, United Nations Security Council

The Costs of Favoritism: Is Politically-Driven Aid Less Effective?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2993
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 04 Apr 2010
University of Heidelberg, University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Yale University - Department of Political Science and Harvard Business School
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Citation 4

Abstract:

World Bank, aid effectiveness, political influence, United Nations Security Council

5.

Growth, Income Distribution, and Well-Being: Comparisons Across Space and Time

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 837
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 12 Feb 2003
Carola Gruen and Stephan Klasen
Government of the Federal Republic of Germany - Institute for Employment Research (IAB) and University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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Citation 3

Geography vs. Institutions at the Village Level

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2259
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Mar 2008
Michael Grimm and Stephan Klasen
Erasmus University Rotterdam and University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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Citation 3

Abstract:

geography, migration, land rights, institutions, technology adoption, agricultural development, Indonesia

Geography vs. Institutions at the Village Level

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3391
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 03 Nov 2008
Michael Grimm and Stephan Klasen
Erasmus University Rotterdam and University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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Citation 3

Abstract:

geography, migration, land rights, institutions, technology adoption, agricultural development, Indonesia

7.

Income Inequality and Carbon Emissions

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 29 Feb 2012
University of Göttingen, University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - School of Law, Economics, Social Sciences and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Abstract:

environmental quality, income inequality, panel data

8.

The Costs of Missing the Millennium Development Goal on Gender Equity

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1031
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 09 Apr 2004
Dina Abu-Ghaida and Stephan Klasen
World Bank and University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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Citation 10

Abstract:

gender bias, education, millennium development goals, growth

9.

A Turning Point in Gender Bias in Mortality? An Update on the Number of 'Missing Women'

Munich Discussion Paper Series No. 01-13
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 16 Oct 2001
Stephan Klasen and Claudia Wink
University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and DEG-German Investment and Development Company
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Citation 13

Abstract:

Missing Women, Gender Bias, Mortality, Developing Countries

Surviving Unemployment without State Support: Unemployment and Household Formation in South Africa

CESifo Working Paper No. 533; IZA Discussion Paper No. 237
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 28 Mar 2001
Stephan Klasen and Ingrid Woolard
University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and University of Port Elizabeth - Department of Economics
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Citation 13

Abstract:

Unemployment, Household Formation, South Africa, Incentive Effects

Surviving Unemployment Without State Support: Unemployment and Household Formation in South Africa

Journal of African Economies, Vol. 18, Issue 1, pp. 1-51, 2009
Posted: 31 Dec 2008
Stephan Klasen and Ingrid Woolard
University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and University of Cape Town - Faculty of Commerce - School of Economics

Abstract:

J23, J12, J61, O15

11.

Population, Population Density, and Technological Change

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1209
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 23 Jun 2004
Stephan Klasen and Thorsten Nestmann
University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and University of Mainz - Department of Economics
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12.

Poverty, Undernutrition, and Child Mortality: Some Inter-Regional Puzzles and Their Implications for Research and Policy

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2509
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 11 Jan 2007
Stephan Klasen
University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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Citation 4

Abstract:

millennium development goals, undernutrition, child mortality, poverty

13.

Push or Pull? Drivers of Female Labor Force Participation During India's Economic Boom

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6395
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 Mar 2012
Stephan Klasen and Janneke Pieters
University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and IZA
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Abstract:

female labor force participation, education, India

14.

Geo-Additive Models of Childhood Undernutrition in Three Sub-Saharan African Countries

University of Munich SFB 386 Working Paper No. 287
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Sep 2002
Ngianga B. Kandala, Ludwig Fahrmeir and Stephan Klasen
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Department of Statistics, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Department of Statistics and University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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Abstract:

Sub-Saharan Africa, Geo-Additive Models, Undernutrition, Spatial Analysis, Semiparametric Bayesian Analysis

15.

Analysis of the Determinants of Fertility Decline in the Czech Republic

IZA Discussion Paper No. 870
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Oct 2003
Stephan Klasen and Andrey Launov
University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and University of Wuerzburg
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Citation 2

Abstract:

fertility decline, transition countries, semiparametric estimation

16.

Intra-Household Gender Disparities in Children's Medical Care Before Death in India

Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Discussion Paper No. 2586
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Feb 2007
Abay Asfaw, Stephan Klasen and Francesca Lamanna
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and World Bank - Financial Sector Department
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Citation 1

Abstract:

gender discrimination, access to health care, place of death, India

17.

Measuring Chronic Non-Income Poverty

Chronic Poverty Research Centre Working Paper No. 79
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 03 Feb 2011
Isabel Günther and Stephan Klasen
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS) and University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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Citation 2

Abstract:

intergenerational transmission of poverty, data, USA, south-north

18.

Unemployment Benefits and Unemployment Rates of Low-Skilled and Elder Workers in West Germany: A Search Equilibrium Approach

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1161
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Jun 2004
Andrey Launov, Joachim Wolff and Stephan Klasen
University of Wuerzburg, University of Munich and University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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Abstract:

search equilibrium, unemployment benefit, parametric estimation, Germany

19.

Of Donor Coordination, Free-Riding, Darlings, and Orphans: The Dependence of Bilateral Aid on Other Bilateral Giving

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4177
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 05 Apr 2013
Ronald B. Davies and Stephan Klasen
University College Dublin (UCD) and University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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Citation 1

Abstract:

aid, donor coordination, aid darlings, aid orphans

What Explains the Stagnation of Female Labor Force Participation in Urban India?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7597
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 14 Sep 2013
Stephan Klasen and Janneke Pieters
University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and IZA
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Abstract:

female labor force participation, education, India

What Explains the Stagnation of Female Labor Force Participation in Urban India?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7222
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Stephan Klasen and Janneke Pieters
University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and IZA
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Abstract:

Rural Labor Markets, Labor Markets, Labor Standards, Educational Sciences

21.

The Impact of Senai's Vocational Training Programme on Employment, Wages, and Mobility in Brazil: What Lessons for Sub Saharan Africa?

IRIBA Working Paper: 05
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 26 Sep 2014
Carlos Villalobos Barría and Stephan Klasen
University of Goettingen (Gottingen) and University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
Downloads 50 (261,164)

Abstract:

Labour markets, vocational training, school to work transition, Brazil, Africa

Labor Force Participation of Women in the EU – What Role Do Family Policies Play?

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 Apr 2015
Agnieszka Gehringer and Stephan Klasen
University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - School of Law, Economics, Social Sciences and University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
Downloads 41 (363,642)

Abstract:

labor force participation, part-time employment, full-time employment, family policies, European Union

Labor Force Participation of Women in the EU – What Role Do Family Policies Play?

LABOUR, Vol. 31, Issue 1, pp. 15-42, 2017
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 07 Feb 2017
Agnieszka Gehringer and Stephan Klasen
University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - School of Law, Economics, Social Sciences and University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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A Household-Based Human Development Index

UNDP-HDRO Occasional Papers No. 2010/22
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 09 Nov 2013
Kenneth Harttgen and Stephan Klasen
University of Zurich and University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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24.

What can Africa Learn from Asian Development Successes and Failures?

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 49, pp. 441-451, September 2003
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 04 Nov 2003
Stephan Klasen
University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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25.

Why We Don't See Poverty Convergence: The Role of Macroeconomic Volatility

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 16 Nov 2013
Vienna University of Economics and Business, University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and University of Mainz - Gutenberg School of Economics and Management
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Abstract:

poverty convergence, macroeconomic volatility

26.

Attracting Attentive Academics: Paper, Person or Place?

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 Jun 2015
Isabel Günther, Melanie Grosse and Stephan Klasen
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS), University of Goettingen (Gottingen) and University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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Abstract:

Economists, Conference, Preferences, Gender Differences

27.

Gesture Politics or Real Commitment?

Gesture politics or real commitment? Gender inequality and the allocation of aid. UNU WIDER Working Paper No. 2013/079
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 23 Dec 2013
Kai Gehring, Axel Dreher and Stephan Klasen
University of Zurich - Chair of Political Economy, University of Heidelberg and University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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Abstract:

aid allocation, gender inequality, sector-specific aid, political economy, development, female empowerment

28.

Maternal Mortality, Religion and the Enrolment of Girls and Boys: Is There a Link?

Brooks World Poverty Institute Working Paper No. 197
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 23 May 2014
Arusha V. Cooray and Stephan Klasen
University of Nottingham and University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
Downloads 6 (493,132)

Abstract:

Maternal mortality, enrolment of girls, enrolment of boys, religion

29.

Does Foreign Aid Really Raise Per Capita Income? A Time Series Perspective (Est‐Ce Que L’Aide Étrangère Augmente Vraiment Le Revenu Per Capita? Une Approche Par Les Séries Chronologiques)

Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d'économique, Vol. 45, Issue 1, pp. 288-313, 2012,
Posted: 24 Feb 2012
University of Goettingen (Gottingen), University of Heidelberg, University of the German Federal Armed Forces - Helmut Schmidt Universität, University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - School of Law, Economics, Social Sciences
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30.

How the New International Goal for Child Mortality is Unfair to Africa (Again)

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 407
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 Jun 2015
Simon Lange and Stephan Klasen
University of Goettingen (Gottingen) and University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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Abstract:

MDGs, SDGs, under-five mortality, Africa

31.

Gender and Multidimensional Poverty in Nicaragua, an Individual-Based Approach

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 11 Aug 2017
Jose Espinoza-Delgado and Stephan Klasen
University of Goettingen (Gottingen) and University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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Abstract:

multidimensional poverty, poverty measurement, intra-household inequality, gender differences in poverty, Nicaragua, Latin America

32.

An Asian Poverty Line? Issues and Options

ADBI Working Paper 609
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 04 Jan 2017
Stephan Klasen
University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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Abstract:

poverty, poverty line, poverty measurement

33.

The Impact of SENAI's Vocational Training Program on Employment, Wages, and Mobility in Brazil: Lessons for Sub Saharan Africa?

Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Vol. 62, 2016
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 16 Dec 2016
Carlos Villalobos Barría and Stephan Klasen
University of Goettingen (Gottingen) and University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
Downloads 0 (525,970)

Abstract:

Labour markets; Vocational training; School to work transition; Brazil; Africa

34.

The Distribution Dynamics of Human Development in Mexico 1990–2010

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 62, pp. S47-S67, 2016
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 29 Aug 2016
University of Goettingen (Gottingen), University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and University of Goettingen (Gottingen)
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Abstract:

human development, Mexico, mixture models

35.

How Serious is the Neglect of Intra-Household Inequality in Multi-Dimensional Poverty Indices?

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 07 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2016
Stephan Klasen and Rahul Lahoti
University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and University of Goettingen (Gottingen)
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Abstract:

multi-dimensional poverty, poverty measurment, intra-household inequality, India

36.

There Is Poverty Convergence

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 21 Jan 2016
Vienna University of Economics and Business, University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and University of Mainz - Gutenberg School of Economics and Management
Downloads 0 (406,421)

Abstract:

poverty convergence, economic growth, poverty trap, transition economies

37.

Does Aid Promote Donor Exports? Commercial Interest Versus Instrumental Philanthropy

Kyklos, Vol. 67, Issue 4, pp. 559-587, 2014
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Oct 2014
University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - School of Law, Economics, Social Sciences, University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Department of Economics, Jaume I University - Department of Economics and University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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An African Growth Miracle? Or: What Do Asset Indices Tell Us About Trends in Economic Performance?

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 59, pp. S37-S61, 2013
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 Sep 2013
Kenneth Harttgen and Stephan Klasen
University of Zurich and University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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Abstract:

Africa, asset index, GDP growth

39.

Has Transition Improved Well-Being?

Economic Systems, Vol. 36, No. 1, 2012
Posted: 28 Mar 2012
Carola Gruen and Stephan Klasen
Government of the Federal Republic of Germany - Institute for Employment Research (IAB) and University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration

Abstract:

Transition economies, Well-being, Income inequality, Subjective welfare measures

40.

Growth, Inequality, and Welfare: Comparisons Across Space and Time

Oxford Economic Papers, Vol. 60, No. 2, pp. 212-236, 2008
Posted: 24 Jun 2008
Carola Gruen and Stephan Klasen
Government of the Federal Republic of Germany - Institute for Employment Research (IAB) and University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration

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Growth, Income Distribution and Well-Being in Transition Countries

Economics of Transition, Vol. 9, No. 2, July 2001
Posted: 10 Nov 2003
Stephan Klasen and Carola Gruen
University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and Government of the Federal Republic of Germany - Institute for Employment Research (IAB)

Abstract:

transition economies, well-being, inequality, income distribution.

42.

Women: Revisiting the Debate

Feminist Economics, 2003
Posted: 13 Nov 2002
Stephan Klasen and Claudia Wink
University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and DEG-German Investment and Development Company

Abstract:

Gender inequality, missing women, developing countries, sex-selective abortion