Miryam Sarah Merk

Research Interests

  • Spatial and spatio-temporal statistics
  • Spatial econometric models
  • Supervised machine learning techniques
  • Environmental, ecological and economic applications


Publications and Discussion Papers

  • Merk, M.S., Otto, P. (2019). Estimation of Anisotropic, Time‐Varying Spatial Spillovers of Fine Particulate Matter Due to Wind Direction. Geographical Analysis, Vol. 52 (2): 254-277.
  • Merk, M.S., Otto, P. (2020): Estimation of the spatial weighting matrix for regular lattice data - An adaptive lasso approach with cross-sectional resampling. arXiv preprint arXiv:2001.01532