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    • Konstruktbasierte Bestimmung domänenorientierter komplexer Problemlösefähigkeit mit Komplexen Standardisierten Itemsequenzen 

      Ketschau, Thilo Joachim (2024-02-21)
      Die Fähigkeit, komplexe Probleme zu lösen, hat als Forschungsgegenstand in den vergangenen Jahren merklich das Interesse der Erziehungswissenschaften auf sich gezogen. Auch in ihrer Ausformung zur Kompetenz gilt sie als ...
    • Theoretic Essays in Public Economics 

      Quint, Ansgar Franziskus (2024-02-09)
      This dissertation combines four theoretic models in public economics. The first two chapters consider welfare and distributional effects within a general equilibrium trade model with oligopoly focusing on corporate taxation ...
    • The Link Between Large Scale Land Acquisition and Fertility 

      Dülken, Bianca (2024-02-05)
      This paper provides the first large-scale quantitative analysis that sheds light on the previously unexplored relationship between fertility and large-scale land investment on the African continent. Therefore, a ...
    • Reporting by Non-Listed Companies on Corporate Social Responsibility 

      von der Heide, Marten (2024-01-30)
      In the first study, I empirically investigate the association between ‘Corporate Social Responsibility’ (CSR) preferences of external and internal non-shareholder stakeholders and mandatory CSR reporting in a setting of ...
    • Essays in quantitative economics: Improvements in measurements and macroeconomic analysis 

      Haarburger, Richard (2023-12-22)
      This thesis highlights opportunities and challenges related to the use of data in empirical economics. The interpretation of data is the primary tool we as economists have at our disposal to calibrate our models and test ...
    • The Impact and Implementation of International Development Finance 

      Wellner, Lukas (2023-12-04)
      This dissertation examines the pivotal role of international development finance amid the halfway point of the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals. Against the backdrop of formidable challenges, including the ...
    • Addressing barriers to human capital accumulation: Essays in development and health economics 

      Ochmann, Sophie (2023-11-17)
      While health and education, jointly referred to as human capital, are important ends in themselves, they are also important drivers of poverty alleviation and economic growth. Understanding and overcoming the barriers that ...
    • Well-Being and Shocks: Challenges in Poverty Measurement and Analysis 

      Pape, Utz (2023-11-17)
      Goal 1 of the Sustainable Development Goals calls for a world free of poverty in 2030. Over the last decades, the world has made much progress in reducing poverty. However, COVID-19 has shown that these gains can be reversed ...
    • Local Dimensions of Development 

      Reiners, Lennart (2023-10-23)
      Poverty remains one of the most pressing global challenges, affecting people’s livelihood in far more than the mere income dimension: The poor suffer from limited access to education, health care and nutrition, face ...
    • Decision Making in Fragile Settings 

      Orozco Garcia, Tatiana (2023-10-17)
      This dissertation presents three independent studies investigating decision-making in fragile settings. Researchers and policymakers have recognized fighting conflict and fragility as a key strategy in the fight against ...
    • Essays in Political Economy: Drivers of Polarization 

      Matzat, Johannes (2023-10-12)
      This thesis contributes to our understanding of the increasing polarization of societies. The first chapter focuses on immigration inflows as driver of polarization. As societies are faced with an increasing number of ...
    • Employees' Acceptance of Smart Watches in Germany 

      Richter, Alexander (2023-10-12)
      More and more companies rely on smart watches in their processes and equip their employees with them. Smart watches promise a variety of benefits for both employers and employees. These include simplifying information ...
    • Essays in Development Economics and Global Health 

      Heemann, Markus (2023-10-02)
      The chapters in this dissertation provide insights into different aspects of the SDG research agenda. The chapters also both incorporate publicly available secondary data sources as well as newly collected survey data. ...
    • Empirical Studies on Migration 

      Sommerfeld, Ann-Marie (2023-10-02)
      Research over the past decades has documented growing migration flows worldwide; and specifically increased immigration into developed countries of the global north. Against this background, this thesis investigates the ...
    • Estimating and evaluating mixed and semiparametric models with statistical and deep learning methods 

      Kruse, René-Marcel (2023-09-11)
      Semiparametric models are well-established, versatile and effective statistical models for analysing complex data by combining both parametric and non-parametric components and are used in a wide range of applications and ...
    • SME Innovation in Regional Innovation Systems 

      Bischoff, Thore Sören (2023-08-31)
      This dissertation analyzes innovations in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) using the concept of regional innovation systems (RIS). The research shows the heterogeneity of innovation processes in SMEs and regions ...
    • Corporate valuation with mixed financing strategies and cross-border relations 

      de Maeyer, Imke (2023-08-31)
      Corporate valuation is a theoretically challenging but practically highly relevant field. It is usually conducted using discounted cash flow (DCF) methods. One important part of corporate valuation with DCF methods are ...
    • Digitization of High-Stakes Exams 

      Hartmann, Philipp (2023-08-31)
      The opportunities for digitization in education have been addressed in research and practice for a long time. These extend across all components of the Curriculum-Instruction-Assessment (CIA) triad according to PELLEGRINO ...
    • On the Determinants of Premiums in Financial Markets 

      Trappe, Niklas (2023-08-24)
      This dissertation analyzes the pricing, exposures as well as information content of options. It aims to fill research gaps in the existing options-literature in the research fields of volatility-related pricing, option-exposures ...
    • The influence of vocational education and training on innovation 

      Matthies, Eike (2023-08-22)
      My dissertation aims at analyzing the relevance of vocational education and training (VET) on firm innovation in Germany. It makes a twofold contribution to the innovation literature: Firstly, it complements studies on ...