Zentrum für Statistik

Speaker

  • Prof. Dr. Thomas Kneib (speaker)
  • Prof. Dr. Heike Bickeböller (deputy speaker)

Executive committee

Professors:

  • Prof. Dr. Heike Bickeböller (acting substitute: Prof. Dr. Tim Friede)
  • Prof. Dr. Thomas Kneib (acting substitute: Prof. Dr. Helmut Herwartz)
  • Prof. Dr. Stephan von Cramon-Taubadel (acting substitute: Prof. Dr. Bernhard Brümmer)
  • Prof. Dr. Tatyana Krivobokova (acting substitute: Prof. Dr. Steffen Kühnel)

Research staff:

  • Priv.-Doz.Dr. Steffen Unkel (acting substitute: Dr. Egle Tafenau)

Students:

  • Julia Richter (acting substitute: Maren Ulm)

Administrative staff:

  • N.N. (acting substitute: Dörte Dede)

Members

  • Christian Ammer (Faculty of Forest Sciences, Department of Silviculture and Forest Ecology of the Temperate Zones) Research focus: Regeneration ecology, adaptation of forests to Climate Change, forest management and biodiversity
  • Niko Balkenhol (Faculty of Forest Sciences, Department of Wildlife Sciences) Research focus: Spatial wildlife ecology; landscape genetics; movement ecology; eco-evolutionary population dynamics
  • Tim Beißbarth (University Medical Centre, Department of Medical Statistics) Research focus: Biostatistics, Bioinformatics; Analysis of high-dimensional data; Graphical Models; Systems Biology
  • Tino Berger (Faculty of Economic Sciences, Chair of Empirical International Economics) Research focus: Empirical Macroeconomics; Time Series Econometrics; Bayesian Econometrics
  • Heike Bickeböller (University Medical Centre, Department of Genetic Epidemiology) Research focus: Statistical Genetics; Epidemiology; Clinical projects
  • Margarete Boos (Faculty of Biology and Psychology, Georg Elias Müller Institute of Psychology) Research focus: Small Group Research; Computer-mediated Communication; Interaction Process Analysis Methods
  • Yasemin Boztug (Faculty of Economic Sciences) Research focus: Marketing; Consumer Behaviour
  • Bernhard Brümmer (Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development) Research focus: Market integration over space and time; Empirical methods in world agricultural trade analysis; Productivity and efficiency measurement using stochastic frontier analysis
  • Marife D. Corre (Faculty of Forest Sciences and Forest Ecology - Soil Science of Tropical and Subtropical Ecosystems) Research focus: Impact of global change processes; Ecosystem functions of agroforestry systems; Landscape-scale assessment of crop yield & quantification of soil carbon changes and greenhouse gas fluxes from conversion of tropical to agricultural production systems; Soil productivity recovery of degraded lands in the tropics; Applications of stable isotopes for quantifying carbon and nitrogen fluxes
  • Stephan von Cramon-Taubadel (Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development) Research focus: Economic time series; Price transmission and market integration; Spatial analysis
  • Ossama Elshiewy (Faculty of Economic Sciences) Research focus: Discrete Choice Modeling; Marketing-Mix Models for FMCG; Hierarchical Bayes and Consumer Heterogeneity; Food Marketing
  • Tim Friede (University Medical Centre, Department of Medical Statistics) Research focus: Clinical Biostatistics including designs for clinical trials; Systematic reviews / meta-analyses
  • Ingo Grass (Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Agroecology Research Group) Research focus: Land-use and biodiversity in tropical and temperate regions; Biotic interactions; Ecosystem services and disservices in agricultural landscapes; Functional diversity and interaction networks of species communities and their effects on ecosystem functioning; Statistical models in ecology
  • Andreas Groll (Faculty of Economic Sciences, Chairs of Statistics and Econometrics) Research focus: Methods for Variable Selection and Regularization - in particular in Generalized Linear/Additive (Mixed) Models and Survival Analysis; Categorical Data; Sports Statistics; Semiparametric Regression
  • Helmut Herwartz (Faculty of Economic Sciences, Chairs of Statistics and Econometrics) Research focus: Stochastic volatility models; Resampling procedures; Panel error correction models; State space models
  • Reinhard Hilgers (University Medical Centre, Department of Medical Statistics) Research focus: Design, Quality management and analysis of clinical trials; Multicentre trials
  • Krisztina Kis-Katos (Faculty of Economic Sciences, Chair of International Political Economy) Research focus: Effects of globalization, institutions and conflict on socio-economic outcomes
  • Stephan Klasen (Faculty of Economic Sciences, Chair of Development Economics) Research focus: Gender bias in mortality; Semi- and non-parametric spatial models of undernutrition and child mortality; Poverty and inequality measurement
  • Nadja Klein (Faculty of Economic Sciences, Chairs of Statistics and Econometrics) Research focus: Distributional Regression / Generalized Additive Models for Location, Scale and Shape; Semiparametric Regression; Bayesian Inference in Structured Additive Regression; Copula Modelling; Model Choice and Variable Selection
  • Thomas Kneib (Faculty of Economic Sciences, Chairs of Statistics and Econometrics) Research focus: Semiparametric regression; Quantile and expectile regression; Bayesian regularisation priors; Boosting; Spatial statistics; Multi-state-models
  • Alexander Knohl (Faculty of Forest Sciences and Forest Ecology, Department of Forest Inventory and Remote Sensing) Research focus: Biosphere-atmosphere interaction; Carbon and water cycle in terrestrial ecosystems; Stable isotope ecology and ecophysiology; Micrometeorology and eddy covariance measurements; Process-based land surface modeling
  • Christoph Kleinn (Faculty of Forest Sciences and Forest Ecology, Department of Forest Inventory and Remote Sensing) Research focus: Forest assessment; Remote sensing
  • Olaf Korn (Faculty of Economic Sciences, Chair of Finance) Research focus: Risk management; Empirical capital market research
  • Holger Kreft (Faculty of Forest Sciences and Forest Ecology, Department of Biodiversity, Macroecology, and Biogeography) Research focus: Biodiversity, Macroecology, and Biogeography
  • Tatyana Krivobokova (Courant Research Centre "Poverty, Equity and Growth in Developing Countries") Research focus: Nonparametric smoothing and inference
  • Steffen M. Kühnel (Faculty of Social Sciences, Centre for Social Science Methodology) Research focus: Linear structural equation models; Multivariate models for social science data; Survey techniques
  • Karin Kurz (Faculty of Social Sciences, Institute of Sociology) Research focus: Sozialstrukturanalyse; Lebensverlaufsforschung und soziale Ungleichheitsforschung; Bildungssoziologie, Arbeitsmarktsoziologie, Familiensoziologie; Statistik und Methoden der empirischen Sozialforschung; Social stratification Research; Life course Research; Educational, labour market and family sociology; Statistics and research methods
  • Inmaculada Martínez-Zarzoso (Faculty of Economic Sciences, Chair of Development Economics) Research focus: International Trade; Environmental Economics; Development Economics; Applied Econometrics
  • Uwe Mattler (Faculty of Biology and Psychology, Georg Elias Müller Institute of Psychology) Research focus: Visual perception; Expecancy effects; Experimental methods
  • Ralf Mayrhofer (Faculty of Biology and Psychology, Georg Elias Müller Institute of Psychology) Research focus: Bayesian models of human cognition; Causality and abstraction; Experimental methods
  • Burkhard Morgenstern (Department of Bioinformatics) Research focus: Algorithms for nucleic acid; Protein sequence analysis; Multiple sequence alignment and gene prediction
  • Axel Munk (Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, Institute for Mathematical Stochastics) Research focus: Medical statistics; Nonparametric modelling; Pattern recognition
  • Oliver Mußhoff (Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development) Research focus: Risk management; Investment and financing; Optimization techniques; Business administration of sustainable agrosystems; Climate change and agriculture; Moral hazard and food risks
  • Monika Oberle (Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Political Science) Research focus: Systematic empirical exploration of different factors in teaching and learning processes in civic education
  • Albert Rosenberger (University Medical Centre, Department of Genetic Epidemiology) Research focus: Genetic Epidemiology; Statistical modelling of observational studies an the interpretation of results; Quality management and analysis of epidemiological data
  • Armin Schmitt (Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Animal Sciences) Research focus: Novel sequencing techniques in the agricultural sciences; times series analysis; bioinformatics; breeding informatics
  • Johannes Signer (Faculty of Forest Sciences, Department of Wildlife Sciences) Research focus: Movement Ecology, Habitat Selection of Animals, Animal Population Estimation, Analysis of Telemetry Data
  • Alexander Silbersdorff (Faculty of Economic Sciences, Chairs of Statistics and Econometrics) Research focus: Income inequality. Inequalities related to labour market outcomes using distributional regression
  • Henner Simianer (Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Animal Sciences) Research focus: Statistical genetics and population genomics based on high-throughput genotyping results
  • Tobias C. Stubbe (Faculty of Social Sciences) Research focus: Empirical Educational Research with a Focus on Large-Scale-Assessments and Social Disparities
  • Egle Tafenau (Faculty of Economic Sciences, Chairs of Statistics and Econometrics) Research focus: Welfare effects of subsidies and taxes in the models of the new economic geography; Shadow economy in the regions of the EU; Spatial econometrics in the models with latent variables
  • Teja Tscharntke (Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Agroecology Research Group) Research focus: Biodiversity patterns and associated ecosystem functioning at different spatial and temporal scales (local vs. landscape effects; inter-annual changes; GIS and geostatistics); habitat fragmentation; beta diversity; spatial ecology
  • Steffen Unkel (University Medical Centre, Department of Medical Statistics) Research focus: Multivariate methods; Statistical learning; Survival analysis
  • Sebastian Vollmer (Centre for Modern Indian Studies, Chair of Development Economics) Research focus: Development economics; Global health and long-run development
  • Stephan Waack (Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, Institute of Computer Science) Research focus: Information Theory
  • Michael Waldmann (Faculty of Biology and Psychology, Georg Elias Müller Institute of Psychology) Research focus: Causality; Experimental methods; Cognitive psychology
  • Kerstin Wiegand (Faculy of Forest Sciences and Forest Ecology, Department of Ecosystem Modeling) Research focus: Spatial Statistics; Ecological modelling
  • Ariane Willems (Faculy of Social Sciences) Research focus: Quality and Impact of All-Day Schools; Teaching Quality; Social Inequality; Measurement of Situational and Individual Interest
  • Xiaohua Yu (Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development) Research focus: Agricultural Economics; Environmental Economics; Applied Econometrics; Chinese Economy
  • Antonia Zapf (University Medical Centre) Research focus: Satistical methods for clinical trials, especially for diagnostic studies; Sample size (re-)estimation; Meta-analyses