The Leibniz Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich (ifo) is responsible for connecting different data sources from Germany. In collaboration with the German Aerospace Center (DLR), it will furthermore have the responsibility of collecting satellite data and to develop standardized methodological procedures that allow the use of satellite images for the analysis of socio-economic inequalities in the different countries.
Director of the ifo Center for Macroeconomics and Surveys and Professor of Economics at the University of Munich. He has been involved in various research projects conducted on behalf of national ministries, the institutions of the European Union and the OECD as well as research funding bodies. His current research interests include (empirical) public economics, labor economics and welfare economics with particular reference to the analysis of income distributions and equality of opportunity.
PhD candidate at the ifo Institute of Economic Research in Munich, and the German Remote Sensing Data Center, DLR. Working with remote sensing, spatial data analysis and machine learning techniques on topics of urban morphology and sustainable development of the built-environment. Research interests also include geospatial analysis and planning optimization for humanitarian operations.
Postdoc at LMU Munich and ifo Institute. Throughout his Ph.D he has been visiting Cornell University, Princeton University and FAIR at NHH Bergen. Paul’s research interests lie at the intersection of public, labor and normative economics. He carries out empirical research on equality of opportunity, intergenerational transmission processes, and skill formation.
German Aerospace Center (DLR)
Ph.D. student in economics at the University of Munich and a Junior Economist at the ifo Institute. His research interests are in the field of public economics, with a focus on taxation, inequality and intergenerational mobility.
Leading the team “City & Society” at the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and lecturer at the University in Würzburg. His research focuses on urban remote sensing topics, from the development of algorithms for information extraction to value adding to classification products for findings in urban geography.