Prof. Dr. Astrid Krenz
Field(s) of competence:
since October 2022
Professor of Economics, leading the Chair of Data Science in Economics, Ruhr University Bochum
Faculty Member, Ruhr Graduate School in Economics
since October 2022
Associate Fellow, University of Sussex, "Digital Futures at Work Research Centre" (Digit)
May 2020 - September 2022
Research Fellow, University of Sussex, “Digital Futures at Work Research Centre” (Digit)
October 2020 - March 2021
Alfried Krupp Junior Research Fellow, University of Greifswald
October 2017 - September 2019
Marie Curie Junior Research Fellowship, Durham University
September - December 2014
Visiting researcher, Monash University
October - November 2013
Visiting researcher, Universite de Fribourg
February - March 2013
Visiting researcher, College of William and Mary
PhD in Economics, University of Goettingen
August 2005 - May 2006
Exchange student, DAAD fellowship, Purdue University
Diploma in Economics, University of Bielefeld
Data Science in Economics
Digital Transformation and New Technologies
Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Big Data
Unsupervised Document Classification integrating Web Scraping, One-Class SVM and LDA Topic Modelling, with B. Saefken, A. Thielmann, C. Weisser, Journal of Applied Statistics, 50:3, 574-591, https://doi.org/10.1080/02664763.2021.1919063.
What makes German manufacturing plants move locations?, Annals of Regional Science, https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00168-023-01238-x
Physiological Ageing in India: The Role of the Epidemiological Transition, with H. Strulik, PLOS ONE, 18, 7, e0287259, https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0287259.
Robots, Reshoring, and the Lot of Low-Skilled Workers, with K. Prettner and H. Strulik, European Economic Review, 136, 103744, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.euroecorev.2021.103744.
Quantifying Reshoring at the Macroeconomic Level - Measurement and Applications, with H. Strulik, Growth and Change, 52, 1200-1229.
The Impact of Menstruation Hygiene Management on Work Absenteeism of Women in Burkina Faso, with H. Strulik, Economics and Human Biology, 43, 101067, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ehb.2021.101067.