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Estelle Herlyn

Herlyn, Estelle

Herlyn, Estelle

Professor & Head, Competence Centre for Sustainable Development,
FOM University of Applied Science, Germany

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Professor & Head, Competence Centre for Sustainable Development,
FOM University of Applied Science, Germany

Estelle Herlyn is the head of the Competence Centre for sustainable development at FOM University of Applied Science in Düsseldorf. In parallel she works as a freelancer for the Research Institute for Applied Knowledge Processing (FAW/n). The focus of her work, e.g. with the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), is development and climate protection in a global perspective. She is the vice-chairwoman of the Board of Trustees of the Senate Institute (Senate of Economy). Estelle Herlyn has many years experience in the management and consulting of miscellaneous companies (e.g. PwC, Ford Motor Company, HSBC). She holds a sustainability related PhD from RWTH Aachen University and a degree in economics and mathematics from TU Dortmund University.

ARTICLES BY THIS AUTHOR

Income Distribution and Social Policy: Relevance for the Social Dimension of Sustainability   ( Economic Theory ), ( New Economics ), ( Social Welfare ), ( Global Governance & Law )
 Get Full Text in PDF Abstract This publication provides clues to the phenomenon of increasing social division within rich societies. At the same time, it refers to more recent insights of a partly empirical, partly mathematical type, which make it possible to describe the income situation of mature states/market economies solely by means of the so-called Gini coefficient. The Gini coefficient is the most important parameter for describing inequalities. The fact that it can fully...