Dr. Melanie Borah

Dr. Melanie Borah

Faculty of Economics and Management
Chair of Public Economics
Universitätsplatz 2, 39106 Magdeburg, G22E-207

Curriculum Vitae

10/2014- Research Associate, Faculty of Economics and Management, Chair of Public Economics, Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg
01/2014-09/2014        Graduate Assistant, Chair of International Economics, Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg
03/2012-09/2012         Internship at FRS Relocation Services India Pvt. Ltd., Delhi
09/2011 Internship at IWD market research GmbH, Magdeburg



10/2012-09/2014         Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg
Graduate Program in Economics/ International Economics and Public Policy
Degree: Master of Science
07/2010-06/2011 Two semesters abroad in Business Economics (Hons.) in Delhi
10/2008-02/2012 Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg
Undergraduate Program in International Management
Degree: Bachelor of Science


Research Interests

Household Economics, Happiness Research, Income Distribution



"Employer calling: Incidence and worker-level effects of on-call work in Germany"
German Journal of Human Resource Management: Zeitschrift für Personalforschung, 2023.
Jointly with: D. Fackler and E. Weight

"Parental time rstrictions and the cost of children: insights from a survey among mothers"
Journal of Economic Inequality 19, 2021, 73–95.
Jointly with: A. Knabe and K. Pahlke

Journal of Economic Inequality

"Estimating Extended Income Equivalence Scales from Income Satisfaction and Time Use Data"
Social Indicators Research 149(2), 2020, 687-718.




Social Indicators Research

"Die Nichterfüllung der Beschäftigungspflichtquote schwerbehinderter Menschen - Eine empirische Untersuchung möglicher Ursachen auf Ebene der deutschen Bundesländer"
Sozialer Fortschritt 68(12), 2019, 973-998.
Jointly with: A. Knabe and K. Hahn



sozialer fortschritt

"Reference Income Effects in the Determination of Equivalence Scales Using Income Satisfaction Data"
Review of Income and Wealth 65(4), 2019, 736-770.
Jointly with: A. Knabe and C. Kuhställer
Discussion Paper Version


Review of Income and Wealth

"Parental Time Restrictions and the Cost of Children: Insights from a Survey among Mothers"
CESifo Working Paper No. 7321, CESifo München, 2018.
Jointly with
: A. Knabe and K. Pahlke




 cesifo working paper

"There and back again estimating equivalence scales with measurement error"
Applied Economics Letters 25(19), 2018, 1389-1392                                                                                                           
Jointly with
: A. Knabe



 Applied Economic Letters

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