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PhD Student

Katja Möhring

About Katja Möhring
Katja Möhring studied social sciences at the Humboldt University of Berlin, the University of Wroclaw (Poland) and the University of Koblenz-Landau. She graduated as Diplom-Sozialwissenschaftlerin (equiv. M.A. Social Sciences) in June 2009.
Since October 2009 she is a PhD student in the SOCLIFE research training group at the University of Cologne.

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Topic of dissertation project:
The relation of employment biography and economic well-being in old age in cross-national comparison
Research interests
  • Welfare State and Social Policy
  • Life Course Sociology
  • Statistical methods
  • Social Inequality and Poverty
  • System Transformation in Central and Eastern Europe
Recent Publications
2012: Employment biography and income in later life: the impact of pension systems in European welfare states, WP 1-2012, GK SOCLIFE Working Paper Series, http://www.soclife.uni-koeln.de/13202.html.

2010: Berufliche Übergangssequenzen in den Ruhestand (Occupational transition sequences at retirement entry), in: Krause /Ostner (Ed.): Leben in Ost- und Westdeutschland. Eine sozialwissenschaftliche Bilanz der deutschen Einheit 1990-2010, Campus: Frankfurt/New York (with T. Zähle).
Recent Conference Presentations
SOEPlong - How to restructure complex longitudinal survey data. An Application for the German Socio-Economic Panel Study, Presentation at the German Stata Users Group Meeting, in Bamberg/Germany, 1 July 2011 (with A. Simons and P. Krause)

Pension system and life course: Employment biography patterns and income risks in old age in European welfare states, Presentation at the International Conference of the Society for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies (SLLS), in Bielefeld/Germany, 26 September 2011 and at the 9th Annual ESPAnet Conference, in Valencia, 10 September 2011