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Current research project: The effect of parental wealth on educational decisons

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  • since 2020: Research assistant in the department "Monitoring Society and Social Change" (Reinhard Pollak)
  • 2016 & 2018/19: Head (interim) of the GESIS Training Team
  • 2015-20: Scientific coordination of the GESIS Training Workshops
  • 2015: PhD in Sociology, Bamberg Graduate School of Social Sciences (BAGSS), University of Bamberg
  • 2013-14: Research stay at the European University Institute (EUI) in Fiesole, Italy
  • 2012-15: Scientific coordinator of the SPP1646 project (DFG) “Education as a Lifelong Process”, University of Bamberg & European University Institute (EUI), Fiesole
  • 2004-10: Study of sociology at the University of Bamberg and the University of Leipzig

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Research

Wealth inequality, educational inequality, subjective well-being, family sociology, labour market research, international comparative research

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Publications

Publication

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Journal article

Müller, Nora, Klaus Pforr, and Oshrat Hochman. 2020. "The non-linear relationship between parental wealth and children’s post-secondary transitions in Germany." Soziale Welt 71 (3): 268-307. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.5771/0038-6073-2020-3-268.

Dräger, Jascha, and Nora Müller. 2020. "Wealth Stratification in the Early School Career in Germany." Research in Social Stratification and Mobility 67 100483. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rssm.2020.100483.

Müller, Nora, and Jascha Dräger. 2019. "Economic roles and marriage timing: A cohort comparison between women and men in East and West Germany." Longitudinal and Life Course Studies 10 (3): 347-374. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/175795919X15628474680727.

Wicht, Alexandra, Nora Müller, Simone Haasler, and Alexandra Nonnenmacher. 2019. "The interplay between education, skills and job quality." Social Inclusion 7 (3): 254-269. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.17645/si.v7i3.2052.

Skopek, Nora, and Jascha Dräger. 2017. "Erwerbseinstieg beschleunigt Erstheirat von Frauen auch in den neuen Bundesländern." Informationsdienst Soziale Indikatoren : ISI (58): 13-17. https://www.gesis.org/fileadmin/upload/forschung/publikationen/zeitschriften/isi/isi-58.pdf.

Hochman, Oshrat, and Nora Skopek. 2016. "The Impact of Wealth on Subjective Well-Being: A Comparison of Three Welfare-State Regimes." Informationsdienst Soziale Indikatoren : ISI (56): 5-8. http://www.gesis.org/fileadmin/upload/forschung/publikationen/zeitschriften/isi/isi-56.pdf.

Skopek, Nora, Sandra Buchholz, and Hans-Peter Blossfeld. 2014. "National patterns of income and wealth inequality." International Journal of Comparative Sociology 55 (6): 463-488. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0020715214565674.

Skopek, Nora, Kathrin Kolb, Sandra Buchholz, and Hans-Peter Blossfeld. 2013. "Einkommensreich – vermögensarm? : Die Zusammensetzung von Vermögen und die Bedeutung einzelner Vermögenskomponenten im europäischen Vergleich." Berliner Journal für Soziologie 22 (2): 163-187. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11609-012-0185-0.

Hochman, Oshrat, and Nora Skopek. 2013. "The Impact of Wealth on Subjective Well-Being: A Comparison of Three Welfare-State Regimes." Research in Social Stratification and Mobility 34 127-141. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rssm.2013.07.003.

Kolb, Kathrin, Nora Skopek, and Hans-Peter Blossfeld. 2013. "The two dimensions of housing inequality in Europe: Are high home ownership rates an indicator for low housing values?." Comparative Population Studies 38 (4): 1009-1040. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.12765/CPoS-2013-22en.

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Contribution to edited volume

Hochman, Oshrat, Nora Müller, and Klaus Pforr. 2019. "Debts, negative life events and subjective well-being: disentangling relationships." In Wealth(s) and subjective well-being, edited by Gäel Brulé, and Christian Suter, Social Indicators Research Series 76, 377-399. Cham: Springer. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-05535-6_17.

Müller, Nora. 2017. "Gender Wealth Gap in Germany." In Wealth and Gender in Europe. External report commissioned by and presented to the EU Directorate-General Employment and Social Affairs, Unit G1 'Equality between women and men', edited by Eva Sierminska, and Anastasia Girshina, 78-88. European Commission. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.2838/39491.

Müller, Nora. 2016. "Sozialwissenschaftliche Methodenausbildung für Postgraduierte im deutschen und internationalen Kontext." In Human Resources: Qualitätsaspekte der Ausbildung in der empirischen Forschung, edited by Christian König, Matthias Stahl, and Erich Wiegand, Schriftenreihe der ASI - Arbeitsgemeinschaft Sozialwissenschaftlicher Institute, 153-166. Wiesbaden: Springer Fachmedien. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-12568-4_11.

Müller, Nora. 2014. "Vermögen in Europa." In Reichtum, Philanthropie und Zivilgesellschaft, edited by Wolfgang Lauterbach, Michael Hartmann, and Miriam Ströing, 47–76. Wiesbaden: Springer. http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-3-658-06013-8_3.

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Monograph

Skopek, Nora. 2015. Wealth as a distinct dimension of social inequality. Bamberger Beiträge zur Soziologie 14. Bamberg: University of Bamberg Press. https://opus4.kobv.de/opus4-bamberg/frontdoor/index/index/docId/26552.

Müller, Nora. 2010. Erwerbseintritt und "Timing" der Ehe: eine längsschnittliche Untersuchung der Bedeutung des Erwerbseintritts von Frauen für den Zeitpunkt der ersten Eheschließung. Bamberg: Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg. urn: https://nbn-resolving.org/urn:nbn:de:0168-ssoar-456849 .

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Working and discussion paper

Müller, Nora, Klaus Pforr, and Oshrat Hochman. 2017. The Effect of Parental Wealth on Children’s Educational Decisions in Germany: Compensation or Demotivation?. SocArXiv. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.31235/osf.io/c46za.

Teaching

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Seminar

Skopek, Nora. 2017. "Current Issues in Social stratification - Wealth Inequality: Elective Seminar, Module Sociological Research Fields." Spring 2017: 2 SWS.

Skopek, Nora. 2016. "Current Issues in Social stratification - Wealth Inequality: Advaced Seminar for Undergraduates." Fall 2016: 2 SWS.

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Conference contribution

Müller, Nora, Klaus Pforr, and Oshrat Hochman. 2019. "Debts, negative life events and subjective well-being: disentangling relationships." ISA RC28 Spring Meeting: Long-term consequences of the Great Recession for stratification, mobility and inequality, 22.03.2019.

Dräger, Jascha, Klaus Pforr, and Nora Müller. 2019. "How money buys skills – Testing the mediators between parents’ wealth and children’s competence among pre-schoolers in Germany." SLLS Annual Conference 2019, Universität Potsdam, 25.09.2019.

Dräger, Jascha, and Nora Müller. 2019. "Parental Wealth and Cognitive Skills in the Early School Career in Germany." ISA RC28 Spring Meeting: Long-term consequences of the Great Recession for stratification, mobility and inequality, Goethe University of Frankfurt, 21.03.2019.

Müller, Nora, and Dräger Jascha. 2018. "Economic Independence and Marriage Timing: A Cohort Comparison between East and West Germany." SLLS Conference 2018: Qualitative and Quantitative Longitudinal Research and Its Impact, 09.07.2018.

Müller, Nora. 2018. "Parental wealth and children's education in Germany ." ESCR Thematic Workshop "Wealth Inequality and Mobility", 06.12.2018.

Dräger, Jascha, and Nora Müller. 2018. "Primary and secondary effects of parental wealth in the early school career in Germany." 3rd International NEPS User Conference , 22.11.2018.

Dräger, Jascha, and Nora Müller. 2018. "Primary and secondary effects of parental wealth in the early school career in Germany." 3rd International NEPS User Conference, LIfBi, 22.11.2018.

Müller, Nora, Klaus Pforr, and Oshrat Hochman. 2018. "The effect of parental wealth on children’s educational decisions in Germany: Intellectual disadvantage compensation or educational demotivation? ." 1. Kongress der Akademie für Soziologie, 05.04.2018.

Müller, Nora, Klaus Pforr, and Oshrat Hochman. 2017. "The Effect of Parental Wealth on Educational Decisions." Pathways into, through and out of Higher Education: An International and Interdisciplinary Conference, 10.09.2017.

Müller, Nora, Klaus Pforr, and Oshrat Hochman. 2016. "Can Parental Wealth Explain the Low Rates of Intergenerational Educational Upward Mobility in Germany." 3rd ISA Forum of Sociology, 11.07.2016.

Müller, Nora, Klaus Pforr, and Oshrat Hochman. 2016. "The Effect of Parental Wealth on Children’s Educational Attainment: Demotivation or Risk Minimization?." ISA RC28 Summer Meeting: "Economic inequalities, deprivation, and poverty", 31.08.2016.

Müller, Nora, Klaus Pforr, and Oshrat Hochman. 2016. "The Effect of Parental Wealth on Children’s Educational Attainment: Demotivation or Risk Minimization?." ECSR 2016 Conference "Stratification and Population Processes in European Societies", 22.09.2016.

Müller, Nora, Klaus Pforr, and Oshrat Hochman. 2016. "The Effect of Parental Wealth on Children’s Educational Attainment: Demotivation or Risk Minimization?." SLLS International Conference 2016 "Education and the Life Course: Determinants and Consequences of Unequal Educational Opportunities", 08.10.2016.

Müller, Nora. 2015. "Parental wealth and children’s educational attainment in Germany." GIF Young Scientists' Workshop: Globalization, mobility, immigration and inequality in a comparative perspective, 01.12.2015.

Müller, Nora. 2015. "Sozialwissenschaftliche Methodenausbildung für Postgraduierte im deutschen und internationalen Kontext." "Human Resources"-Tagung des Statistischen Bundesamtes: Qualitätsaspekte der Ausbildung in der empirischen Forschung, 19.06.2015.

Müller, Nora. 2015. "Trends in the relationship between labour market entry and marriage timing: East and West Germany in comparison." ESA 2015: 12th Conference of the European Sociological Association

, 26.08.2015.