Professor Stephan Klasen is currently working on the following topics:

  • Measurement and analysis of poverty, inequality, and pro-poor growth in developing and transition countries
  • Measurement and analysis of chronic poverty and vulnerability in developing countries
  • Measurement of gender-specific inequality in developing countries
  • Excess female mortality in developing and in historical Europe
  • Determinants of undernutrition and child mortality in developing countries
  • Influence of aid on trade between donor and recipient countries
  • Impact of gender specific inequality in education and employment on growth and development
  • Aid effectiveness using econometric impact evaluations
  • The linkages between poverty reduction and environmental decay in developing countries)

The other members of the research group on development economics led by Stephan Klasen can be found in the category Staff.