Dr. Katharina van Treeck (Trapp)

Chair of Development Economics

Research Interest:
  • Factor Income Distribution and Wage-productivity gap (Labor Share etc.)
  • International Capital Mobility
  • Poverty Dynamics and Inequality
  • Sustainable Development
  • Panel Data Econometrics


    Curriculum Vitae:
    Please find a current CV (PDF) here


    Project:
    Long-term land use, poverty dynamics and emission trade-offs in Indonesia (CRC 990)


    Publications:
    Lecture on "The Labor Income Share of Developing Countries: Data Review and Analysis of International Panel Data" at ILO Conference "Regulating for Decent Work Network: The Future of Work", Geneva, Switzerland (July 2017)

    Cash crops as a sustainable pathway out of poverty? Panel data evidence on the heterogeneity of cocoa farmers in Sulawesi, Indonesia, 2017 (joint with Hettig, Elisabeth, Lay, Jann, Bruness, Martin, Nuryartono, Nunung, Nur Asih, Dewi, CRC PEG Working Paper No. 227)

    Financial Globalization and the Labor Share in Developing Countries: The Type of Capital Matters, 2017 (joint with Konstantin M. Wacker, CRC PEG Working Paper No. 219)

    Wages in Asia and the Pacific and the Arab States, 2016 (ILO Brief, joint with Cuntao Xia)

    Measuring the labor income share of developing countries - Learning from social accounting matrices, 2015 (UNU-WIDER Working Paper)

    Rubber vs. oil palm: an analysis of factors influencing smallholders? crop choice in Jambi, Indonesia, 2015 (EFForTS Discussion Paper Series No. 11)


    Research Stay:
    International Labor Organization (United Nations), Bangkok, Thailand (January - April 2016)


    Affiliations:
    German Insitute of Global and Area Studies


    Teaching:
    Seminar "Scientific Poster Design" (PhD), GIGA Institute, Hamburg (Winter term 2015/16)

    Seminar "Controversies in Development Economics" (MA), Chair of Development Studies, University of Göttingen
    (Summer term 2015)

    Tutorial "Development Economics I" (MA), Chair of Development Economics, University of Göttingen (Winter term 2013/14)

    Seminar "Fairness in economics: Common science and alternative approaches" (MA/BA), Chair of Development Studies and Institute for Economic and Social History, University of Göttingen (Winter term 2011/12)

    Seminar "Beyond the standard curriculum: Alternative economic theories using the example of labor markets" (MA/BA), Chair of Development Studies and Institute for Economic and Social History, University of Göttingen (Summer term 2011)

    Seminar "Beyond the standard curriculum: Alternative economic theories using the example of growth" (MA/BA), Chair of Development Studies and Institute for Economic and Social History, University of Göttingen (Winter term 2010/11)


    Conferences:
    Organization of Workshop on "Certification of agricultural products as a key driver of sector transformation" at GIGA Hamburg, Germany (May 2016)

    Lecture on "Measuring the Labour Income Share of Developing Countries: Learning from Social Accounting Matrices" at 10th IZA/World Bank Conference, Bonn, Germany (June 2015)

    Poster Presentation at UNU-WIDER Conference on "Inequality: measurement, trends, impacts, and policies", Helsinki, Finland (September 2014)

    Discussion on "Measuring the Labor Share in Developing Countries - Challenges, Solutions, and Trends" at IARIW 33rd General Conference, Rotterdam, Netherlands (August 2014)

    Lecture on "Differences in the Bargaining Power of International Investors and Their Impact on Developing Countries' Labor Share" at IfW Centenary Conference on "Fair and Sustainable Prosperity in the Global Economy", Kiel, Germany (June 2014)

    Poster Presentation at PEGNet Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark (October 2013)

    Poster Presentation at AEL Conference on "Development Economics and Policy", Munich, Germany (June 2013)

    Lecture on "The Influence of Foreign Direct and Portfolio Investment on the Labor Share in Developing Countries? A Quantitative Analysis" at Conference on "Global Firms, Global Finance and Global Inequalities" by Global Political Economy Network, Loughborough, Great Britain (April 2012)


    Media Contribution:
    La industria del chocolate, dulce sabor con amargo regusto (Deutsche Welle)