Doctoral Projects

Doctoral Researchers at the Cluster pursue their studies as part of Cluster Project teams, or as Independent Doctoral Researchers in collaboration with a supervisor from among the Principal Investigators.


Doctoral Project

 Anna Apostolidou

The Integration of Migrant Workers in the Workplace

 Fabian Bergmann

Horizontal Inequality in Egalitarian Societies? The Sámi in Norway and Sweden

 Jonas Bornemann         

Europeanisation of National Administrative Discretion. A Comparative Study in European Migration Law

 Ole Brüggemann

Perceptions of Wage Inequality in the Organizational Context  (Titel wurde auf Deutsch festgelegt: "Wahrnehmung von Lohnungleichheiten im betriebsspezifischen Kontext")

 Valentina Consiglio

The Social and Geographical Roots of Economic Opportunity (Mis-)perceptions and their Political Consequences

 Ingrid Espinoza

Patterns of Discrimination in Street-Level Bureaucracy

 Anselm Fliethmann

How Refugees in Germany Are Framed as Being (Un-)Deserving, and How These Frames Impact Public Opinion

 Laurin Friedrich

Public Administration in Times of Political Polarization - How Ideological Conflicts Affect Public Service Delivery at the Frontlines of German Welfare Bureaucracy

 Frederik Gremler

Ethnic Organizations and Social Media

 Lea Haiges

Between Reality and Perception: The Role of Ethnic Parties in Constructing Grievances

 Tim Hermann

Essays in Macroeconomics

 Moath Hussien

Selection into Leadership and Perceptions of Inequality: The Case of Consistency

 Viktoria Jansesberger

Extrem Weather Events in Urban Areas: Hotbeds for Riots and Protest? 

 Mark Kapteina

Three Essays in Public Economics

 Ann-Sophie Lauterbach

Causal Evidence about New Work Environments

 Olga Leshchenko

Flexible Employment and Work-Family Conflict: The Role of Unpaid Work, Institutions, and Culture

 Lisa Mende

The Implementation of Citizenship Policy

 Katja Pomianowicz

Immigrant Educational Inequalities Compared: The Influence of Tracking on Different Educational Outcomes from a Life-Course Perspective.

 Simon Rittershaus

Does the Green State Undermine Equality in Advanced Democracies?

 Oliver Schlenker

Essays on Labor Economics

 Sven-Patrick Schmid

Indigenous Legislation in Latin America, 1979-2018

 Oleksandr Shevchuk

Financial Crises, Left-Right Polarization and Economic Inequality

 Wassiliki Siskou


 Sophia Stutzmann

The Political Consequences of Labour Market Change Through the Green Transition

 Patrick Sullivan

Information Provision and Support for Redistribution: Evidence From Survey Experiments

 Gerlinde Theunissen

How Context Matters - The Consequences of the Individual Socio-Economic Context on Citizens’ Perceptions, Political Preferences, and Actions in Non-OECD Countries.

 Theresa Wieland

Inequality and Climate Change

 Qi Yu

Automated Detection of Linguistic Cues for Framing

Sergio Eugenio Zanotto                                                 

Analysis of Italian Political Discourse: How Language Influences Political Preferences