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Prof. Dr. Ulrich Kohler

Portrait Dr. Ulrich Kohler (Dr. Ulrich Kohler)
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mail: ukohler [at] uni-potsdam [dot] de
Reichpietschufer 50
D-10785 Berlin
Former Staff Member of the Completed Research Unit
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since 10 2012
Professor of Methods of  Empirical Social Research at the University of Potsdam

since 2003
(presently on leave until September 2014)
Senior Researcher in the Research Unit "Inequality and Social Integration". Since April 2009 Management of the “Life Course Risks Project - The Economic Consequences of Key Life Risks in Germany and the US and Their Evolution since the 1980s”. October 2011 until September 2012 Managing Research Fellow of the unit.

2001 2003
Senior Researcher at the Chair of Methods of Empirical Social Research and Applied Sociology at the University of Mannheim

1996 2001
Researcher at the Chair of Methods of  Empirical Social Research and Applied Sociology at the University of Mannheim

08 2001
Dr. phil. at the University of Mannheim. Dissertation: Der demokratische Klassenkampf. Erklärungen, Simulation und Längsschnittanalysen zum Zusammenhang von Sozialstruktur und Wahlverhalten, 1st referee: Prof. Dr. Walter Müller, 2nd referee: Prof. Dr. Franz Urban Pappi (awarded with the Lorenz von Stein Prize 2002)

04 1996
M.A. in Sociology. Thesis: Individualisierung 1953-1992, 1st referee: Prof. Dr. Hartmut Esser; 2nd referee: Prof. Dr. Walter Müller

1992 1996
Studies in Sociology, Economic and Social History/Newer History and Law at the University of Mannheim

1989 1992
Studies in Sociology, History and Law at the University of Konstanz


Selected Publications

Kohler, Ulrich/Ehlert, Martin/Grell, Britta/Heisig, Jan Paul/Radenacker, Anke/Wörz, Markus (forthcoming): "Verarmungsrisiken nach kritischen Lebensereignissen in Deutschland und den USA". In: Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie, Jg. 64, H. 2.

  • Delhey, Jan/Kohler, Ulrich (2012): "Happiness Inequality. Adding Meaning to Numbers – A Reply to Veenhoven and Kalmijn". In: Social Science Research, Vol. 41, No. 3, S. 731-734.
  • Kohler, Ulrich/Ehlert, Martin/Grell, Britta/Heisig, Jan Paul/Radenacker, Anke/Wörz, Markus (2012): "Verarmungsrisiken nach kritischen Lebensereignissen in Deutschland und den USA". In: Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie, Jg. 64, H. 2, S. 223-245.
  • Kohler,  Ulrich/Karlson, Kristian Bernt/Holm, Anders (2011): "Comparing Coefficients of Nested Nonlinear Probability Models". In: Stata Journal, Vol. 11, No. 3, 01.10.2011, S. 420-438.
  • Delhey, Jan/Kohler, Ulrich (2011): "Is Happiness Inequality Immune to Income Inequality? New Evidence through Instrument-Effect-Corrected Standard Deviations". In: Social Science Research, Vol. 40, No. 3, S. 742-756. (Vorab online publiziert 21. Dezember 2010)
  • Kohler, Ulrich/Rose, Richard (2010): "Under What Circumstances Could Maximising Turnout Alter an Election Result?". In: Representation, Vol. 46, No. 2, S. 119-138.
  • Alber, Jens/Kohler, Ulrich (2010): "The Inequality of Electoral Participation in Europe and America and the Politically Integrative Functions of the Welfare State". In: Jens Alber/Neil Gilbert (Eds.): United in Diversity?. Comparing Social Models in Europe and America. International Policy Exchange Series, Vol. 1. Oxford/New York, NY: Oxford University Press, S. 62-90.
  • Kreuter, Frauke/Kohler, Ulrich (2009): "Analyzing Contact Sequences in Call Record Data. Potential and Limitations of Sequence Indicators for Nonresponse Adjustments in the European Social Survey". In: Journal of Official Statistics, Vol. 25, No. 2, S. 203-226.
  • Kohler, Ulrich/Kreuter, Frauke (2008): Datenanalyse mit Stata. Allgemeine Konzepte der Datenanalyse und ihre praktische Anwendung. München/Wien: Oldenbourg, XI, 308 S.
  • Kohler, Ulrich (2007): "Surveys from Inside. An Assessment of Unit Nonresponse Bias with Internal Criteria". In: Survey Research Methods, Vol. 1, No. 2, S. 55-67.

Kohler, Ulrich/Delhey, Jan (2006): "From nationally bounded to pan-European inequalities. On the importance of foreign countries as reference groups". In: European Sociological Review, Vol. 22, No. 2, S. 125-140.


Kohler, Urlich/Rose, Richard (forthcoming): "Under what circumstances could maximizing turnout alter an election result?" In: Representation, Vol. 46, No. 2.

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