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Christian Schluter 
Professor, Aix-Marseille Université, France

Work in Progress  
"Search Across Local Labour Markets" (with P. Nanos).


"Interdependent Hazards, Local Interactions, and the Return Decision of Recent Migrants" (with G.E. Bijwaard).


"On the bias of Zipf regressions."



Recent Publications 

"Top incomes, heavy tails, and rank-size regressions", Econometrics, 6, 10, March 2018.DOI


"Size Distributions Reconsidered", forthcoming in Econometric Reviews (with M. Trede).DOI


"Weak convergence to the Student and Laplace distributions'', Journal of Applied Probability, 53, 121-129, March 2016 (with M. Trede). DOI


"The Impact of Labour  Market Dynamics on the Return-Migration of Immigrants", The Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 96, No. 3, 483-494, July 2014 (with G.E. Bijwaard and J. Wahba). DOI

"The Composition of Wage Differentials between Migrants and Natives", European Economic Review, 65C, 23-44, January 2014 (with P. Nanos). DOI



"On the Problem of Inference for Inequality Measures for Heavy-Tailed Distributions", The Econometrics Journal, vol. 15, 1, 125-153, February 2012.


"The econometrics of inequality measurement", The Econometrics Journal, vol. 15, 1, C54-57, February 2012.

"Upward Structural Mobility, Exchange Mobility, and Subgroup Consistent Mobility Measurement", Review of Income and Wealth, vol. 57, 1, 1-22, March 2011 (joint with D. Van de gaer).

"Are parents altruistic ? Evidence from Mexico", Journal of Population Economics , vol. 23, Number 3, 933-1433, June 2010 (with J. Wahba).

"Edgeworth Expansions and Normalizing Transforms for Inequality Measures", Journal of Econometrics, vol. 150, 1, 16-29, May 2009 (with K.J. van Garderen).

"Identifying Multiple Outliers in Heavy-Tailed Distributions with an Application to Market Crashes", Journal of Empirical Finance, vol. 15, 700-713, September 2008 (with M. Trede).

"Local versus Global Assessment of Mobility", International Economic Review, vol. 44, no. 4, 1313 - 1336, November 2003 (with M. Trede).

"The dynamics of child poverty: Britain and Germany compared", Journal of Comparative Family Studies, Summer 2003, 34 (3), 337-353 (with S.P. Jenkins, and G. Wagner).

"Why Are Child Poverty Rates Higher in Britain than in Germany?" , Journal of Human Resources, vol. 38, 441- 465, Spring 2003 (with S.P. Jenkins).

"Tails of Lorenz curves", Journal of Econometrics, vol. 109, Issue 1, 151-166, July 2002 (with M. Trede).

"Statistical inference for inequality and poverty measures with dependent data", International Economic Review, vol. 43, no. 2, 185-200, May 2002 (with M. Trede).

"Welfare measurement and measurement error", Review of Economic Studies , vol. 69, 357 - 378, April 2002 (with A. Chesher).

"Child poverty in Germany: trends and persistence". In: Bradbury, B., Jenkins, S.P., Micklewright, J. (eds.) The Dynamics of Child Poverty in Industrialised Countries, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2001.

"Statistical inference with mobility indices", Economics Letters, vol. 59, 157-162, 1998.

"On the performance of social benefit systems", Economic Journal, vol. 107, 489-502, 1997.

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