Prof. Dr. Thomas Hinz

Prof. Dr. Thomas Hinz

Box: 40
Phone: +49 7531 88-2349
Room: F 535

Office hours: Information regarding office hours   (or see notice at F 535)

Research Interests

  • Survey experiments
  • Methods of empirical social research
  • Labor market sociology
  • Social inequality
  • Organizational and economic sociology

Selected Publications

Auspurg, Katrin, Thomas Hinz und Carsten Sauer. 2017. Why Should Women Get Less? Evidence on the Gender Pay Gap from Multifactorial Survey Experiments. American Sociological Review 82:  179-210.

Katrin Auspurg, Thomas Hinz (2015): Factorial Survey Experiments. Sage Series: Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences. Vol 175. Thousand Oaks CA: Sage. ISBN-13: 978-1452274188

Auspurg, Katrin und Thomas Hinz. 2011. What Fuels Publication Bias? Theoretical and Empirical Analyses of Risk Factors Using the Caliper Test. Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik / Journal of Economics and Statistics 231:  636-660.

Abraham, Martin, Katrin Auspurg und Thomas Hinz. 2010. Migration Decisions Within Dual-Earner Partnerships: A Test of Bargaining Theory. Journal of Marriage and Family 72:  876-892.

List of Publications

List of Publications


Gender- and Class-Specific Job Preferences:
Survey Experiments in Different Household Contexts


Current Courses (ZEuS)

Courses until summer term 2017 (LSF)

Academic Career

- 2016 Visiting Scholar at NYU, Dept. of Sociology

- 2015-2016 Visiting Scholar at WZB Berlin, Research Group Demography and Inequality

- 2008 Visiting Professor at the Center for Research on Inequalities and the Life Course (CIQLE) at Yale University

- since 2004 Professor for Empirical Social Research at University of Konstanz

- 2003 Habilitation at LMU Munich

- 1997 PhD at LMU München