Mr Markus Hahn

Senior Research Support Officer (HILDA Survey)

Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research

Contact details

Phone: +61 3 8344 2098
Fax: +61 3 8344 2111

Curriculum Vitae (pdf)


Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research
Level 5, Faculty of Business and Economics Building, 111 Barry Street, The University of Melbourne


Markus Hahn joined the Melbourne Institute as a Research Officer for the HILDA Survey in May 2008. His duties are to contribute to the annual HILDA Statistical Report and to conduct research with the HILDA Survey.

Prior to joining the Melbourne Institute, Markus worked for 3 years as a research assistant at the RWI Essen (Germany).

Markus has a German Diplom (Master's equivalent) in Economics from the Ruhr-University Bochum. Since July 2010, he is in enrolled in the PhD program at the Melbourne Institute. His PhD thesis is titled 'Income Inequality and Income Mobility in Germany: Does the Choice of the Income Measure Matter?'.

Research Interests / Current Projects

Economics of Poverty and Wellbeing; Labour Economics; Applied Microeconometrics

Selected Publications / Papers

PanelWhiz and the Australian Longitudinal Data Infrastructure in Economics, Australian Economic Review, 46(3), 1-8 (2013) (with John P. Haisken-DeNew).

Perceived Job Discrimination in Australia: Its Correlates and Consequences, Australian Journal of Labour Economics, 16(1), 43-64 (2013) (with Roger Wilkins)

PanelWhiz: Efficient Data Extraction of Complex Panel Data Sets – An Example Using the German SOEP, Schmollers Jahrbuch, 130(4), 643-654 (2010) (with John P. Haisken-DeNew).

The Blinder-Oaxaca Decomposition for Non-Linear Regression Models, The Stata Journal, 8(4), 480- 492 (2008) (with Mathias Sinning and Thomas Bauer).