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Professur für Volkswirtschaftslehre / Finanzwissenschaft

Prof. Dr. Udo Ebert

ebert@uol.dekxzt

Tel: 0441-798-4113
Fax: 0441-798-4101
Raum: A5-0-045

Im Ruhestand

1965-78 Studium der Volkswirtschaftslehre und Mathematik an der Universtät Münster
1970-79 Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter am Rechenzentrum an der Universität Münster
1975 Promotion zum Dr. rer. nat. an der Universität Münster
1980-89 Wissenschaftlicher Assistent am Institut für Gesellschafts- und Wirtschaftswissenschaften der Universität Bonn
 1989-2009 Universitätsprofessor an der Universität Oldenburg

Mitglied im Ausschuß "Umwelt- und Ressourcenökonomie" und im Ausschuß "Wirtschaftswissenschaften und Ethik" des Vereins für Socialpolitik .

Forschungsschwerpunkte:

  • Probleme der Besteuerung
  • Untersuchung von Verteilungsproblemen
  • Methoden zur Beurteilung von Einkommensverteilungen
  • Bewertung von und Wohlfahrtsmessung bei nichtmarktfähigen (öffentlichen/Umwelt-)Gütern
  • Wirkung/Anreize und Ausgestaltung von umweltökonomischen Instrumenten

VERÖFFENTLICHUNGEN SEIT 1995:

  • On measurability and comparability: Comment on Pauwels´ ´The implicit welfare weights used when maximizing aggregate surplus´, Journal of Economics 61 (1995), 317-328.
  • Income inequality and differences in household size, Mathematical Social Sciences 30 (1995), 37-55.
  • Consumer´s surplus: simple solutions to an old problem, Bulletin of Economic Research 47 (1995), 285-294.
  • Naive use of environmental policy instruments and market structure, in: C. Carraro, Y. Katsoulacos, A. Xepapadeas (Eds.), Environmental Policy and Market Structure, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 1996, 45-64.
  • Social welfare when needs differ: An axiomatic approach, Economica 64 (1997), 233-244.
  • Absolute inequality indices and equivalence differences, in: S. Zandvakili (Ed.), Taxation and Inequality, JAI Press, 1997, 131-152.
  • Selecting preferences for nonmarket goods: possibilities and limitations, Public Finance 52 (1997), 299-315.
  • Relative standards: a positive and normative analysis, Journal of Economics 67 (1998), 17-38.
  • Evaluation of nonmarket goods: Recovering unconditional preferences, American Journal of Agricultural Economics 80 (1998), 241-254.
  • Ramsey pricing and environmental regulation, Bulletin of Economic Research 50 (1998), 297-307.
  • Pigouvian taxes under imperfect competition if consumption depends on emissions, gemeinsam mit Oskar von dem Hagen, Environmental and Resource Economics 12 (1998), 507-513.
  • Dual decomposable inequality measures, Canadian Journal of Economics 32 (1999), 234-246.
  • Comment on Fields: "Measuring inequality changes in an economy with income growth" or how reliable is intuition?, Journal of Development Economics 59 (1999), 527-530.
  • Using equivalent income of equivalent adults to rank income distributions, Social Choice and Welfare 16 (1999), 233-258.
  • Relative standards as strategic instruments in open economies, erscheint in: E. Petrakis, E.S. Sartzetakis, A. Xepapadeas (Hrsg.), Environmental Regulation and Market Structure, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, 1999, 210-232.
  • Consumer´s surplus: simple solutions to an old problem, Bulletin of Economic Research 47 (1995), 285-294, wiederabgedruckt in: J. Creedy (ed.), Economic Welfare: Concepts and Measurement, Volume I, Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, Cheltenham 1999, 91-100.
  • Comment on S. Chakravarty´s chapter on ´Measuring Inequality: The Axiomatic Approach´, in: J. Silber (Ed.), Handbook of Income Inequality Measurement, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 1999, 183-185.
  • Combined income taxes and tax-benefit systems, gemeinsam mit Peter J. Lambert, Economic Record 75 (1999), 397-404.
  • Consistent income tax structures when households are heterogeneous, gemeinsam mit Patrick Moyes, Journal of Economic Theory 90 (2000),116-150.
  • Einige Überlegungen zur Familienbesteuerung, W. Gaertner (Hrsg.), Wirtschaftsethische Perspektiven V, Schriften des Vereins für Socialpolitik 228/V, Duncker & Humblot, Berlin, 2000, 115-140.
  • Sequential generalized Lorenz dominance and transfer principles, Bulletin of Economic Research 52 (2000), 113-122.
  • An axiomatic characterization of Yitzhaki´s index of individual deprivation, gemeinsam mit Patrick Moyes, Economics Letters 68 (2000), 263-270.
  • Equivalizing incomes: A normative approach, International Tax and Public Finance 7 (2000), 619-640.
  • Altruism, redistribution and social insurance, gemeinsam mit Oskar von dem Hagen, Review of Economic Design 5 (2000), 365-385.
  • A general approach to the evaluation of environmental goods, Resource and Energy Economics 23 (2001), 373-388.
  • Welfare, inequality and the transformation of incomes: The case of weighted income distributions, gemeinsam mit Patrick Moyes, erscheint in: P. Moyes, C. Seidl and A.F. Shorrocks (Eds.), Inequalities: Theory, Measurement and Applications, Journal of Economics, Supplement # 9 (2002), 9-50.
  • A simple axiomatization of the Foster, Greer, and Thorbecke poverty orderings, gemeinsam mit Patrick Moyes, Journal of Public Economic Theory 4 (2002), 455-473.
  • Exogenous preferences and endogenous tastes or the cause of tastes as an object of preference, gemeinsam mit Oskar von dem Hagen, Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik 222 (2002), 513-530.
  • Equivalence scales reconsidered, gemeinsam mit Patrick Moyes, Econometrica 71, (2003), 319-343.
  • The difficulty of income redistribution with variable labour supply, gemeinsam mit Patrick Moyes, Economics Bulletin 8 (2003), 1-9.
  • Inequality measurement for homogeneous groups, Y.Amiel and J.A.Bishop (Eds.) Inequality, welfare and poverty: Theory and Measurement, Research on Economic Inequality, Vol.9 (2003), 47-67.
  • A family of aggregative compromise inequality measures, wieder abgedruckt in: F.A. Cowell (ed.), The Economics of Poverty an Inequality, Volume I, Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, Cheltenham 2003,493-506.
  • Environmental goods and the distribution of income, Environmental and Resource Economics 25 (2003) 435-459.
  • Coherent inequality views: Linear invariant measures reconsidered, Mathematical Social Sciences 47 (2004), 1-20.
  • Meaningful environmental indices: A social choice approach, gemeinsam mit Heinz Welsch, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 47 (2004), 270-283.
  • Ein alternativer Ansatz zur Ungleichheitsmessung, erscheint in: V. Arnold (Hrsg.), Wirtschaftsethische Perspektiven VII, Schriften des Vereins für Socialpolitik 228/VII, Duncker & Humblot, Berlin 2004, 225-242.
  • Complaints and inequality, gemeinsam mit Frank A. Cowell, Social Choice and Welfare 23 (2004), 71-89.
  • Social welfare, inequality, and poverty when needs differ, Social Choice and Welfare 23 (2004), 415-448.
  • Horizontal equity when equivalence scales are not constant, gemeinsam mit Peter J. Lambert, Public Finance Review 32 (2004), 426-440.
  • Optimal anti-poverty programs: Horizontal equity and the paradox of targeting, Economica 72 (2005), 453-468.
  • Measures of downside risk, Economics Bulletin 4 (2005), No. 16, 1-9.
  • Zur Messung von Risiko, in: S. Müller, T. Jöhnk und A. Bruns (Hrsg.), Beiträge zum Finanz-, Rechnungs- und Bankwesen. Stand und Perspektiven, Deutscher Universitätsverlag, Wiesbaden 2005, 17-33.
  • Budget incidence reconsidered, gemeinsam mit Georg Tillmann, Journal of Economics 88 (2006), 1-19.
  • Extending the cost function, A simple method of modelling environmental regulation, Economics Bulletin 17 (2006), No. 6, 1-6.
  • Wirtschaftsethische Perspektiven VIII (Herausgeber), Schriften des Vereins für Socialpolitik, Band 228/VIII, Duncker & Humblot, Berlin 2006.
  • Distribution-neutral provision of public goods, mit Georg Tillmann,  Social Choice and Welfare 29 (2007), 107-124.
  • Revealed preference and household production, Journal of Environmental and Economic Management 53 (2007), 276-289.
  • Environmental emissions and production economics: implications of the materials balance, gemeinsam mit Heinz Welsch, American Journal of Agricultural Economics 89 (2007), 287-293.
  • Ethical inequality measures and the redistribution of income when needs differ, Journal of Economic Inequality 5 (2007), 263-278.
  • Income taxation with labour responses, gemeinsam mit Patrick Moyes, Journal of Public Economic Theory 9 (2007), 653-682.
  • How progressive is progressive taxation? An axiomatic analysis, gemeinsam mit Georg Tillmann, in: P. Lambert (Ed.), Equity, Research on Economic Inequality,  Vol. 15 (2007), 57-71.
  • Redistributional preference in environmental policy, Finanzarchiv 63 (2007), 548-562.
  • Approximating WTP and WTA for environmental goods from marginal willingness to pay functions, Ecological Economics 66 (2008), 270‑274.
  • Inequality and envy, gemeinsam mit Frank Cowell, Inequality and opportunity, J. Bishop and B. Zheng (Eds.), Research on Economic Inequality 16 (2008), 37‑47.
  • Living standard, social welfare and the redistribution of income in a heterogeneous population, Journal of Public Economic Theory 10 (2008), 873‑889.
  • Taking empirical evidence seriously: The principle of concentration and the measurement of welfare and inequality, Social Choice and Welfare 32 (2009), 555‑574.
  • Household decisions and equivalence scales, gemeinsam mit Patrick Moyes, Journal of Population Economics 22 (2009), 1039-1062.
  • The social evaluation of income distribution: An assessment based on happiness surveys, gemeinsam mit Heinz Welsch, Review of Income and Wealth 55 (2009), 803-819.
  • On the definition of nonessentiality, Economics Bulletin 29 (2009), No.3, 2046-2050.
  • On the measurement of welfare for market and nonmarket goods: A numerical approach, American Journal of Agricultural Economics 92 (2010), 102-109.
  • Equity-regarding poverty measures: differences in needs and the role of equivalence scales, Canadian Journal of Economics 43 (2010), 301-322.
  • Household willingness to pay and income pooling: A comment, Economics Letters 107 (2010), 7-9. 
  • Dominance criteria for welfare comparisons: Using equivalent income to describe differences in needs, Theory and Decision 69 (2010) 55-67.
  • The decomposition of inequality reconsidered: Weakly decomposable measures, Mathematical Social Sciences 60 (2010), 94-103.
  • Inequality reducing taxation reconsidered, in: J.A. Bishop (Ed.), Studies in Applied Welfare Analysis: Papers from the third ECINEQ Meeting, Research on Economic Inequality, Vol. 18 (2010), 131‑152.
  • Optimal response functions in global pollution problems can be upward-sloping: Accounting for adaptation, gemeinsam mit Heinz Welsch, Environmental Economics and Policy Studies 13 (2011), 129‑138.
  • The redistribution of income when needs differ, in: B. Genser, H.J. Ramser und M. Stadler (Hrsg.), Umverteilung und soziale Gerech­tigkeit, Wirtschaftswissenschaftliches Seminar, Band 40, Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen 2011, 85‑106.
  • Optimal environmental taxes and standards: Implications of the materials balance, gemeinsam mit Heinz Welsch, Ecological Economics 70 (2011), 2454‑2460.
  • The relationship between individual and household measures of WTP and WTA, erscheint in: Social Choice and Welfare 2012.
  • Adaptation and mitigation in global pollution problems: Economic impacts of productivity, sensitivity, and adaptive capacity, gemeinsam mit Heinz Welsch, erscheint in: Environmental and Resource Economics 2012.
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