Dr. Simon Lange

Research Interests
Applied Microeconometrics, Development Economics, Economics of Education

Recent Working Papers

  • Lange, S. and S. Klasen (2015): "How the New International Development Goal on Child Mortality is Unfair to Africa (Again)," Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 407.
  • Lange, S. and M. Reimers (2015): "Livestock as an Imperfect Buffer Stock in Poorly Integrated Markets," GlobalFood Discussion Paper No. 65.
  • Klasen, S. and S. Lange (2015): "Targeting Performance and Poverty Effects of Proxy Means-Tested Transfers: Trade-offs and Challenges," Ibero-America Institute for Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 231.
  • Lange, S. and M. von Werder (2014): "Tracking and the Intergenerational Transmission of Education: Evidence from a Natural Experiment," Paper presented at the 2015 ECINEQ conference.
  • Klasen, S. and S. Lange (2012): "Getting Progress Right: Measuring Progress Towards the MDGs Against Historical Trends," CRC Discussion Paper No. 87.

  • Refereed Publications

  • Boos, M., J. Pritz, S. Lange, and M. Belz (2014): " Leadership in Moving Human Groups," PLoS Computational Biology 10(4), 504-521.

  • Book Chapters

  • Klasen, S. und S. Lange (2013): Millenniumsentwicklungsziele und Armutsbekämpfung. In Bayerische Landeszentrale für Politische Bildungsarbeit: Weltprobleme. Munich, Germany.

  • Miscellaneous

  • Lange, S. (2012). "Assessing MDG Progress Realistically," KfW Policy Brief.
  • Klasen, S., S. Lange, and M. Lo Bue (2012): "New Developments in National and International Poverty Measurement: Promise, Limits, and Applicability for Different Development Actors," KfW Studien und Materialien.

  • Conferences

  • Centre for the Studies of African Economies (CSAE) Conference 2015, Oxford, UK.
  • North East Universities Development Consortium (NEUDC) Conference 2014, Boston, USA.
  • Conference of the German Economic Association's Research Group on Development Economics (AEL) 2014, Passau, Germany.

  • Teaching

  • Panel Data Econometrics (Tutorial); Summer 2015, 2014, 2013.
  • Introduction to Stata; Summer 2015, Winter 2014.
  • Advanced Microeconomics (Tutorial); Winter 2014, 2013, 2012.