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Professor Dr Karl Mayer FBA

Appointments

Current post

  • Director Emeritus, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin; Stanley B Resor Emeritus Professor of Sociology, Yale University; Fernand Braudel Senior Fellow, European University Institute; Visiting Professor New York University at Abu Dhabi

Past Appointments

  • Stanley B. Resor Professor of Sociology, Yale University; Co-Director Cener for Research on Inequalities and the LifeCourseIQLE),, \N, 2003 - 2010
  • Director, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin;, Unknown Unknown, 1970
  • President, Leibniz-Association, Leibniz-Association, 1970
  • Visiting Professor, New York University at Abu Dhabi, New York University at Abu Dhabi, 1970

Publications

Skill Formation: Interdisciplinary and Cross-National Perspectives Karl Ulrich Mayer and Heike Solga (eds.) (2008)

Das Bildungswesen der Bundesrepublik Deutschland ( Report on the State of Education in Germany) Kai S. Cortina, Juergen Baumert, Achim Lechinsky, Karl Ulrich Mayer and Luitgard Trommer (eds.) (2008)

Other Sociology, Demography and Social Statistics Fellows

Professor Robert Sampson

Urban inequality and the social structure of contemporary cities, including the study of neighbourhood effects; stability and change in crime over the life course

Professor Mike Wright

Entrepreneurial ownership mobility and finance in developed and emerging economies, encompassing management buyout and private equity, academic spin-offs and venture capital, returnee entrepreneurs, family firms, initial public offerings, business angels