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Dr Alexander Krauss

a.krauss@lse.ac.uk

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

 

 

 

Select publications

 

Articles – in philosophy of science and scientific methodology

 

Krauss, Alexander. Mathematical methods and their limits in the sciences. In draft.

 

Krauss, Alexander. The cognitive origin and limits of knowledge and the sciences. Under review. (paper available upon request)

 

Krauss, Alexander. The limits of randomised experiments (of blindly flipping a coin). Under review. (paper available upon request)

 

Krauss, Alexander. Understanding scientific thinking, knowledge and the sciences from across disciplinary borders. Under review. (paper available upon request)

 

Krauss, Alexander. 2018. Why all randomised controlled trials produce biased results. Vol. 50, 4, pp. 312-322, Annals of Medicine.

 

Articles – in economics, behavioural sciences and economic methodology

 

Krauss, Alexander. 2016. Understanding child labour beyond the standard economic assumption of monetary poverty. Vol. 41, 2, pp. 545-574, Cambridge Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press.

 

Krauss, Alexander. 2016. How natural gas tariff increases can influence poverty: Results, measurement constraints and bias. Vol. 60, pp. 244-254; Energy Economics.

 

Krauss, Alexander. 2015. The scientific limits of understanding the (potential) relationship between complex social phenomena: the case of democracy and inequality. Vol. 23, 1, pp. 97-109; Journal of Economic Methodology.

 

Krauss, Alexander; Carol Graham. 2013. Subjective wellbeing in Colombia: Some insights on vulnerability, job security, and relative incomes. pp. 233-260, International Journal of Happiness and Development.

 

Krauss, Alexander. 2013. Understanding child labour beyond poverty: The structure of the economy, social norms, and no returns to rural basic education. Washington: World Bank (this is an earlier version of the paper published in 2016 by Cambridge Journal of Economics).

 

Books

 

Krauss, Alexander. 2013. External influences and the educational landscape: Analysis of political, economic, geographic, health and demographic factors in Ghana. New York: Springer Press, pp. 1-143.

 

Book chapters

 

Krauss, Alexander. 2014. Fundamentals. in: East Asia Pacific At Work: Employment, Enterprise, and Well-being. Washington: World Bank; World Development Report on Jobs. Chapter 4, pp. 65-94.

 

 

 

 

Newspaper articles / blog posts

 

Krauss, Alexander; Thomas Kastning. 2016. Klimawandel: Stoppt das Bevölkerungswachstum.GEO.

 

Krauss, Alexander; Thomas Kastning. 2016. Climate change, resource depletion and population growth: the elephant in the room. London School of Economics.

 

Krauss, Alexander; Thomas Kastning. 2016. Kondome für den Klimaschutz. Tagesspiegel.

 

Krauss, Alexander. 2015. The Scientific Limits of Understanding Complex Social Phenomena. Institute for New Economic Thinking.

 

 

 

 

Teaching (current)

 

Applied Development Economics, Interdisciplinarity and Methodology