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Prof. Dr. Jens Krüger

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Prof. Dr. Jens Krüger
Technische Universität Darmstadt
Fachbereich Rechts- und Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Fachgebiet Empirische Wirtschaftsforschung
Hochschulstraße 1
64289 Darmstadt

Raum S1|02 340
Telefon: +49 6151 16-57281
Fax: +49 6151 16-57282
E-Mail: krueger@vwl.tu-…

Sprechzeiten
siehe hier (während der vorlesungsfreien Zeit nach Ankündigung unter Aktuelles)

Curriculum Vitae

1990 – 1996 studies of economics at the University of Augsburg
1996 – 2000 research and teaching assistant at the University of Augsburg
1999 doctoral degree from the University of Augsburg
2000 – 2008 research and teaching assistant at the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
2006 habilitation at the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
2007 – 2008 temporary professorship at the Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz
since 2009 professor at Technische Universität Darmstadt

Research Interests

  • Applied Econometrics
  • Nonparametric Productivity Measurement
  • Economic Forecasting
  • Empirical Finance
  • Growth Empirics
  • Industrial Dynamics

Publications

Monographs

  • Produktivitäts- und Effizienzanalyse – Der nichtparametrische Ansatz, Berlin u.a. 2007, Springer-Verlag. [mit U. Cantner und H. Hanusch] (link)
  • Volkswirtschaftslehre 1: Grundlegende Mikro- und Makroökonomik, 5. Auflage, Berlin u.a. 2000, Springer-Verlag. [unter Mitarbeit bei H. Hanusch, T. Kuhn und U. Cantner] (link)
  • Produktivität und Wachstum im internationalen Vergleich: Theoretische Modelle und empirische Analysen, Lohmar/Köln 2000, Josef Eul Verlag, Reihe: Internationale Wirtschaft, Band 17.

Articles in Refereed Journals

  • Dissecting Okun's Law Beyond Time and Frequency, Applied Economics Letters, forthcoming. [with M. Neugart]
  • Nonparametric Portfolio Efficiency Measurement with Higher Moments, Empirical Economics, vol. 61(3), 2021, pp. 1435-1459.
  • Long-Run Productivity Trends: A Global Update with a Global Index, Review of Development Economics, vol. 24(4), 2020, pp. 1383-1412.
  • Forecast Evaluation Under Asymmetric Loss: A Monte Carlo Analysis of the EKT Method, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, vol. 81(2), 2019, pp. 437-455. [with J. LeCrone]
  • Direct Targeting of Efficient DMUs for Benchmarking, International Journal of Production Economics, vol. 199, 2018, pp. 1-6.
  • Weather and Intertemporal Labor Supply: Results from German Time-Use Data, Labour, vol. 32(1), 2018, pp. 112–140. [with M. Neugart]
  • Estimating the Bias in Technical Change: A Nonparametric Approach, Economics Letters, vol. 157, 2017, pp. 88-91. [with B. Hampf]
  • Revisiting the World Technology Frontier: A Nonparametric Directional Distance Function Approach, Journal of Economic Growth, vol. 22(1), 2017, pp. 67-95.
  • Private Shareholders and Efficiency of German Municipal Utilities, Corporate Ownership & Control, vol. 14(2), 2017, pp. 137-141. [with C. Kammlott and D. Schiereck]
  • Radar Scanning the World Production Frontier, Journal of Productivity Analysis, vol. 46(1), 2016, pp. 1-13.
  • Optimal Directions for Directional Distance Functions: An Exploration of Potential Reductions of Greenhouse Gases, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, vol. 97(3), 2015, pp. 920-938. [with B. Hampf]
  • Technical Efficiency of Automobiles – A Nonparametric Approach Incorporating Carbon Dioxide Emissions, Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, vol. 33, 2014, pp. 47-62. [with B. Hampf]
  • A Multivariate Evaluation of German Output Growth and Inflation Forecasts, Economics Bulletin, vol. 34(3), 2014, pp. 1410-1418.
  • Intra-Sectoral Structural Change and Aggregate Productivity Development: A Robust Stochastic Nonparametric Frontier Function Approach, Empirical Economics, vol. 46(4), 2014, pp. 1545-1572.
  • Product Quality, Product Price, and Share Dynamics in the German Compact Car Market, Industrial and Corporate Change, vol. 21(5), 2012, pp. 1085-1115. [with U. Cantner and R. Söllner]
  • A Monte Carlo Study of Old and New Frontier Methods for Efficiency Measurement, European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 222(1), 2012, pp. 137-148.
  • German Business Cycle Forecasts, Asymmetric Loss and Financial Variables, Economics Letters, vol. 114(3), 2012, pp. 284-287. [with J. Hoss]
  • The Origins of Terrorism: Cross-Country Estimates on Socio-Economic Determinants of Terrorism, European Journal of Political Economy, vol. 27(supplement), 2011, pp. S5-S16. [with A. Freytag, D. Meierrieks and F. Schneider]
  • Knowledge Compensation in the German Automobile Industry, Applied Economics, vol. 43(22), 2011, pp. 2941-2951. [with U. Cantner and K. von Rhein]
  • The Performance of Gatekeepers in Innovator Networks, Industry and Innovation, vol. 18(1), 2011, pp. 69-88. [with H. Graf]
  • Optimal Discrete Prediction in Binary Response Models under Asymmetric Loss, Empirical Economics Letters, vol. 9(9), 2010, pp. 905-910.
  • Long-Run Sectoral Development: Time Series Evidence for the German Economy, Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, vol. 21(2), 2010, pp. 111-122. [with A. Dietrich]
  • Comment on „A New Clustering Approach Using Data Envelopment Analysis“, European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 206(1), 2010, pp. 269-270.
  • Inspecting the Poverty-Trap Mechanism: A Quantile Regression Approach, Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics, vol. 13(3), 2009, article 2. (link)
  • Knowledge and Creative Destruction over the Industry Life Cycle: The Case of the German Automobile Industry, Economica, vol. 76(301), 2009, pp. 132-148. [with U. Cantner and K. von Rhein]
  • Knowledge, Profitability and Exit of German Car Manufacturing Firms, Economics of Innovation and New Technology, vol. 18(2), 2009, pp. 107-122. [with K. von Rhein]
  • The Sources of Aggregate Productivity Growth: US Manufacturing Industries, 1958-1996, Bulletin of Economic Research, vol. 60(4), 2008, pp. 405-427.
  • Productivity Dynamics and Structural Change in the U.S. Manufacturing Sector, Industrial and Corporate Change, vol. 17(4), 2008, pp. 875-902.
  • Micro-Heterogeneity and Aggregate Productivity Development in the German Manufacturing Sector: Results from a Decomposition Exercise, Journal of Evolutionary Economics, vol. 18(2), 2008, pp. 119-133. [with U. Cantner]
  • Capacity Utilization and Technology Shocks in the U.S. Manufacturing Sector, International Review of Applied Economics, vol. 22(3), 2008, pp. 287-298.
  • Productivity and Structural Change: A Review of the Literature, Journal of Economic Surveys, vol. 22(2), 2008, pp. 330-363.
  • Firm Survival in the German Automobile Industry, Empirica, vol. 33(1), 2006, pp. 49-60. [with U. Cantner and K. Dreßler]
  • Using the Manufacturing Productivity Distribution to Evaluate Growth Theories, Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, vol. 17(2), 2006, pp. 248-258.
  • Productivity Dynamics Beyond-the-Mean in U.S. Manufacturing Industries: An Application of Quantile Regression, Empirical Economics, vol. 31(1), 2006, pp. 95-111.
  • Structural Change in U.S. Manufacturing: Stationarity and Intra-Distributional Changes, Economics Letters, vol. 87(3), 2005, pp. 387-392.
  • Twin Peaks in National Income: Parametric and Nonparametric Estimates, Revue Économique, vol. 55(6), 2004, pp. 1127-1144. [with U. Cantner, B. Ebersberger, H. Hanusch and A. Pyka]
  • Productivity Transitions in the US Manufacturing Sector, Applied Economics Letters, vol. 11(15), 2004, pp. 935-937.
  • Geroski's Stylized Facts and Mobility of Large German Manufacturing Firms, Review of Industrial Organization, vol. 24(3), 2004, pp. 267-283. [with U. Cantner]
  • Explaining International Productivity Differences, Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik (Journal of Economcis and Statistics), vol. 223(6), 2003, pp. 659-679. [with U. Cantner and H. Hanusch]
  • The Global Trends of Total Factor Productivity: Evidence from the Nonparametric Malmquist Index Approach, Oxford Economic Papers, vol. 55(2), 2003, pp. 265-286.
  • Indeterminacy and the Distribution of Growth Rates, Economics Bulletin, vol. 15 (2001), pp. 1-8. [with A. Greiner] (link)
  • Empirically Based Simulation: The Case of Twin Peaks in National Income, Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, vol. 4 (2001). [with U. Cantner, B. Ebersberger, H. Hanusch, A. Pyka] (link)
  • Total Factor Productivity, the East Asian Miracle and the World Production Frontier, Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv (Review of World Economics), vol. 136 (2000), pp. 111-136. [with U. Cantner and H. Hanusch]

Articles in Edited Volumes and Nonrefereed Journals

  • Empirical Tools for the Analysis of Technological Heterogeneity and Change: Some Basic Building Blocks of 'Evolumetrics', in: H. Hanusch, A. Pyka (eds.), The Elgar Companion to Neo-Schumpeterian Economics, Cheltenham: Elgar, 2007, pp. 493-502. [with U. Cantner]
  • Das Bellman'sche Optimalitätsprinzip, Wirtschaftswissenschaftliches Studium (WiSt), vol. 34(3), 2005, pp. 155-158.
  • Verweildaueranalysen in der empirischen Wirtschaftsforschung, Das Wirtschaftsstudium (WISU), no. 10, 2004, pp. 1287-1293. [with U. Cantner and K. Dreßler]
  • Technological and Economic Mobility in Large German Manufacturing Firms, in: J.S. Metcalfe, J. Foster (eds.), Evolution and Economic Complexity, Cheltenham: Elgar, 2004, pp. 172-190. [with U. Cantner]
  • Empirische Analysen in der Evolutionsökonomik: Quantilsregression versus Mittelwertregression, in: M. Lehmann-Waffenschmidt, A. Ebner, D. Fornahl (eds.), Institutioneller Wandel, Marktprozesse und dynamische Wirtschaftspolitik: Perspektiven der Evolutorischen Ökonomik, Marburg: Metropolis, 2004, pp. 319-334.
  • Twin-Peaks – What the Knowledge-Based Approach Can Say About the Dynamics of the World Income Distribution, in: P.P. Saviotti (ed.), Applied Evolutionary Economics: New Empirical Methods and Simulation Techniques, Cheltenham: Elgar, 2003, pp. 235-259. [with U. Cantner and A. Pyka]

Book Reviews

  • Wiegmann, J.G.A., Produktivitätsentwicklung in Deutschland, Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik (Journal of Economcis and Statistics), vol. 230(1), 2010, pp. 133-135.
  • Siermann, C.L.J., Politics, Institutions and the Economic Performance of Nations, Journal of Evolutionary Economics, vol. 10 (2000), pp. 462-466.

Working Papers

  • Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Potentials in Europe: A Nonparametric Efficiency Analysis Approach Using Sectoral Data. SSRN Working Paper 2020. [with M. Tarach] (link)
  • Dissecting Okun's Law by Time and Frequency, SSRN Working Paper 2020. [with M. Neugart] (link)
  • Determinants of ICT Infrastructure: A Cross-Country Statistical Analysis, Darmstadt Discussion Papers in Economics 228, 2016. [with M. Rhiel] (link)
  • Macroeconomic Development and the Life Cycle of the German Automobile Industry, 1886-1939, Darmstadt Discussion Papers in Economics 224, 2015. [with K. von Rhein] (link)
  • Survival Analysis in Product Life Cycle Investigations: An Assessment of Robustness for the German Automobile Industry, Darmstadt Discussion Papers in Economics 223, 2015. (link)
  • Numerical Explorations of the Ngai-Pissarides Model of Growth and Structural Change, Darmstadt Discussion Papers in Economics 199, 2010. [with A. Dietrich] (link)
  • Small Sample Properties of the Wilcoxon Signed Rank Test with Discontinuous and Dependent Observations, Jena Economic Research Papers, 2007-32. [with N. Chlaß] (link)
  • On the Dynamics of the U.S. Manufacturing Productivity Distribution, Jenaer Schriften zur Wirtschaftswissenschaft, FSU Jena, 05/2003. (link)
  • Wachstum und technologischer Fortschritt im internationalen Vergleich: Neue Befunde zur Krugman-Kontroverse, Universität Augsburg, Volkswirtschaftliche Diskussionsreihe, no. 158, 1997 [with U. Cantner and H. Hanusch]. (link)