Paul Löwe (M.A.)

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Paul Löwe (M.A.)
Chair of Sociology, especially Methods of Empirical Social Research
University of Bamberg
Feldkirchenstraße 21
96045 Bamberg

phone: +49-951-863-2561
email: paul.loewe(at)uni-bamberg.de

office hours: Wednesday 1-2 p.m.,
please make an appointment via email
room: 01.17B

Academic positions

Paul Löwe studied Sociology and Economics at the University of Mannheim from 2009 until 2012 and Sociology at the University of Bamberg from 2012 to 2015. During his Bachelor studies he worked as a student assistant at the Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (MZES) and as tutor for the lecture in Social Structure of Germany in International Comparison. Parallel to his Master studies he worked as a student assistant at the Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories (LIfBi) and for the chair of Sociology, especially Survey-Methodology. During his studies he was scholar of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation. He completed internships at the Institute for Employment Research (IAB) in Nuremberg and at Rambøll Management Consulting GmbH in Berlin. In April 2015 he started working as a research and teaching associate at the University of Bamberg. In his PhD thesis he analyses career dynamics in public service in Germany and Europe.

Research interests

  • Sociology of Labour Markets
  • Methods of Quantitative Empirical Social Research
  • Employment in public service
  • Poverty Research / SGB-II Research
  • Employment from an international comparative perspective
  • Evaluation Research

Participation at conferences and workshops

[Jul 15-21, 2018] Presentation on "Is it still a lifetime relationship? The job stability of public sector labor market entrants in Germany in times of reforms, privatization and new public management - A cohort perspective" at the XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology in Toronto, Canada.

[Jul 15-21, 2018] Presentation on "The public sector and fertility. Does a public sector job matter? The influence of the job situation on family formation in East and West Germany" at the XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology in Toronto, Canada.

[June 28-29, 2018] Presentation on "The public sector and fertility. Does a public sector job matter? The influence of the job situation on family formation in East and West Germany" auf der 6th International pairfam Conference in Panel Data Methods in Munich, Germany.

[May 17-19, 2018] Presentation on "The public sector and fertility. Does a public sector job matter? The influence of the job situation on family formation in East and West Germany" at the Joint Conference for RC06 and RC41 on "Changing Demography, Changing Families" at the Mandarin Orchard, Singapore.

[Mar 23, 2018] Presentation on "What can we learn from the public sector in Germany regarding fertility? at the ECSR, Collegio Carlo Alberto and NASP Joint Spring School on "Work, Employment and Inequality" at the Collegio Carlo Alberto, Turin, Italy.

[Mar 19-23, 2018] Participation at the ECSR, Collegio Carlo Alberto and NASP Joint Spring School on "Work, Employment and Inequality" at the Collegio Carlo Alberto, Turin, Italy.

[Jan 26, 2018] Participation at the course "Meet the data: Beziehungs- und Familienpanel (pairfam)" at the GESIS-Leibniz-Institut for Social Sciences in Mannheim, Germany.

[Sep 29- 30, 2017] Presentation on "Does it really last for a lifetime? - Job stability of public sector labor market entrants in Germany. Transitions out of the first job" at the 3rd TREE Conference "International Conference on Transitions in Youth, Young Adulthood and Beyond" at the University of Bern, Schwitzerland.

[Aug 31- Sep 02, 2017] Presentation on "Does it really last for a lifetime? - Job stability of public sector labor market entrants in Germany. Transitions out of the first job" at the 2017 ECSR Conference "Institutions, inequalities and social dynamics" at the Bocconi University Milan, Italy.

[Aug 31- Sep 02, 2017] Presentation on "Active labour market policies and deprivation in Germany - what are the effects of sanctions on deprivation for the long-term unemployed?" at the 2017 ECSR Conference "Institutions, inequalities and social dynamics" at the Bocconi University Milan, Italy.

[Aug 29-31, 2016] Presentation on "Active Labour Market Policies and Deprivation in Germany - What are the Effects of Sanctions on Deprivation for the Long-Term Unemployed?" at the 2016 Summer Meeting "Economic inequalities, deprivation, and poverty" of the Research Committee 28 on Social Stratification and Mobility (RC28) at the University of Bern, Switzerland.

[Jul 20-21, 2016] Presentation on "Active Labour Market Policies and Deprivation in Germany - What are the Effects of Sanctions on Deprivation for the Long-Term Unemployed?" at the Third Annual BAGSS Conference "When the State Intervenes" in Bamberg.

[Jul 07-08, 2016] Presentation on "Is it really a lifelong relationship? – Job mobility of public
sector labor market entrants in Germany"
at the 1st International NEPS User Conference at the Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories (LIfBi) in Bamberg; third place "Best Poster Award".

[Aug 10-14, 2015] Participation at the 4th GESIS Summer School in Survey Methodology on the topic "Introduction to Web Surveys" at the GESIS-Leibniz-Institute for Social Sciences in Cologne.

Teaching

Courses in the summer term 2019:

Soziologisches Forschungspraktikum Teil II: Datenanalyse: Übung (Gruppe A )

Evaluation:(526.4 KB) course: 2.1, docent: 1.7, scale from 1-5

Courses in the winter term 2018/19:

Lecture "Empirical Research Laboratory I: Data collection"

evaluation:(599.1 KB) course: 1.7, docent: 1.5, scale from 1-5

Seminar: Mixed-Mode-Surveys

Courses in the winter term 2017/18:

Lecture "Empirical Research Laboratory I: Data collection"

evaluation:(619.4 KB) course: 1.5, docent: 1.3, scale from 1-5

Seminar "Empirical Research Laboratory I: Data collection, A"

evaluation:(491.6 KB) course: 1.5, docent: 1.4, scale from 1-5

Courses in the summer term 2017:

Soziologisches Forschungspraktikum Teil II: Datenanalyse: Übung (Gruppe C )

Soziologisches Forschungspraktikum Teil II: Datenanalyse: Übung (Gruppe D)

Soziologisches Forschungspraktikum Teil II: Datenanalyse: Übung (Gruppe E )

Courses in the winter term 2016/17:

Soziologisches Forschungspraktikum Teil I: Datenerhebung: Übung (Gruppe A)

evaluation: (544.3 KB)course: 1.6, docent: 1.7, scale from 1-5

Soziologisches Forschungspraktikum Teil I: Datenerhebung: Übung (Gruppe B)

evaluation:(525.7 KB) course: 1.7, docent: 1.6, scale from 1-5

Courses in the summer term 2016:

Soziologisches Forschungspraktikum Teil II: Datenanalyse: Übung (Gruppe B)

Soziologisches Forschungspraktikum Teil II: Datenanalyse: Übung (Gruppe C)

Soziologisches Forschungspraktikum Teil II: Datenanalyse am PC (für Praktikumsteilnehmer), Gruppe A

Soziologisches Forschungspraktikum Teil II: Datenanalyse am PC (für Praktikumsteilnehmer), Gruppe B

Courses in the winter term 2015/16:

Soziologisches Forschungspraktikum Teil I: Datenerhebung: Übung (Gruppe A)

evaluation: (596.3 KB)course: 1.9, docent: 1.8, scale from 1-5

Soziologisches Forschungspraktikum Teil I: Datenerhebung: Übung (Gruppe B)

evaluation:(609.4 KB) course: 1.7 docent: 1.7, scale from 1-5

Soziologisches Forschungspraktikum Teil I: Datenerhebung: Übung (Gruppe C)

evaluation:(538.4 KB) course: 1.7, docent: 1.5, scale from 1-5

Courses in the summer term 2015:

Soziologisches Forschungspraktikum Teil II: Übung (Gruppe A)

Soziologisches Forschungspraktikum Teil II: Übung (Gruppe C)

Soziologisches Forschungspraktikum Teil II: Datenanalyse am PC (für Praktikumsteilnehmer), Gruppe A