Prof. Dr. Timo Schmid

Holder of the Chair of Statistics and Econometrics

Otto Friedrich University Bamberg
Faculty of Social and Economic Sciences
Room F21/00.76b
Feldkirchenstraße 21
96045 Bamberg

Phone: 0951-863-2530

E-Mail: timo.schmid(at)

Consultation hours: by appointment

Curriculum Vitae(162.2 KB, 6 pages)

Research Fields

  • Survey Statistics, especially Statistical Modelling
  • Indices and Social Indicators, especially Poverty Measurement
  • Use of Big Data (e. g. mobile phone data) in Statistics
  • Small Area Estimation
  • Simulation Techniques and Monte Carlo Methods
  • Spatial Analysis Techniques
  • Estimation of Wealth Using HFCS Data

Brief Biography

Timo Schmid has been head of the Chair of Statistics and Econometrics at Otto Friedrich University Bamberg and the Bamberg Centre for Empirical Studies (BACES) since 2021. Prior to his appointment at the University of Bamberg, Timo Schmid was responsible for the Chair of Applied Statistics at the Free University of Berlin and headed the statistical consultancy of the Free University of Berlin. Timo Schmid studied mathematics at the University of Tübingen and subsequently worked as a consultant at the management consultancy A.T. Kearney. From 2010 to 2012, Timo Schmid completed his doctorate at the Chair of Economic and Social Statistics at the University of Trier and was supported by a doctoral scholarship from the Foundation of German Business (Stiftung der Deutschen Wirtschaft).

Timo Schmid is a member of the Board of the German Statistical Society (DStatG) and editor of the journal Wirtschafts- und Sozialstatistisches Archiv of the DStatG.

Selected Publications