Dr Ralph Hippe

Post Doctoral Researcher

Ralph works on the project entitled 'Green growth and a new industrial revolution', directed by Dr Roger Fouquet| and financed by the Global Green Growth Institute|.

Background

Ralph holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Strasbourg, BETA/CNRS (France) and the University of Tuebingen (Germany) (summa cum laude). His thesis focused on human capital formation and economic growth.

At the same time, he also worked as a Research Assistant at Sciences Po Strasbourg (France) and the University of Tuebingen (Germany). 

Ralph speaks English, French, Spanish and German. 

Research programmes

Research interests

  • Green growth 
  • Human capital
  • Structural change
  • Economic development
  • Spatial and regional analysis

Research articles

2013

Hippe, R. 2013. Spatial clustering of human capital in the European regions. Economies et sociétés, AF, v.46, pp.1077-1104.

Hippe, R. 2013. Are you NUTS? The factors of production and their long-run evolution in Europe from a regional perspective. Historical Social Research, v.38, pp.324-348.

2012

Hippe, R. 2012. How to measure human capital? The relationship between numeracy and literacy. Economies et sociétés, AF, v.45, pp.1527-1554. External link to full PDF|

Hippe, R., and J. Baten. 2012. Regional inequality in human capital formation in Europe 1790-1880. Scandinavian Economic History Review, v. 60, pp. 254-289 (article won a best-article prize of the SEHR). External link to full PDF

|2009

Hippe, R., and C. Barmeyer. 2009. Banane bleue et Banane rouge. L’exemple de l’Alsace dans les relations économiques, Documents. Revue du dialogue franco-allemand, v. 65, pp.14-18 (also published in German translation as Barmeyer, C., and R. Hippe. 2009. Blaue Banane und Rote Banane. Die deutsch-französischen Wirtschaftsbeziehungen im Elsass, Dokumente. Zeitschrift für den deutsch-französischen Dialog, v. 65, pp.8-13).

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