Chair of Development Economics

Farewell lecture of Stephan Klasen

Farewell Lecture of Stephan Klasen
On November 16, 2019, Stephan Klasen held his farewell lecture. A video of the event can be found here. The text of the lecture (in German and English) as well as the slides are available here. A write-up can be found here.


Measuring Poverty

New Book Published
This impressive collection brings together the most important contributions by some of the leading scholars in the field of poverty measurement. It includes critical papers on what constitutes poverty and associated poverty measures, as well as conceptual and empirical approaches to set poverty lines for both national and international settings. The volume also discusses national and international income poverty measures, multidimensional poverty indices, and ways to capture poverty dynamics. Available at Edward Elgar Publishing