Manuel Wolff

Contact

Manuel Wolff
Scientific collaborator

Department of Urban and Environmental Sociology
Helmholtz Centre
for Environmental Research - UFZ
Permoserstr. 15
04318 Leipzig, Germany

phone: ++49 - 341 - 235 1739
Manuel Wolff

Manuel Wolff


Areas of Expertise & Research

  • European Spatial Development Policy (Spatial observations of structures, trends and current challenges; territorial cohesion and competitiveness)
  • Urban and regional development (growth and shrinkage, spatial forms of organisation, sustainable development, local regeneration strategies, local migration regimes)
  • Local land use and land consumption
  • GIS-based statistical analysis of spatial structures and trends
  • European database and data analysis
  • Development of indicator concepts (demographic regimes, economic clusters, labor market, social diversification)

Curriculum Vitae

seit 06/2013

scientific collaborator at Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ; participation in integrated project „Urban Transformation“

07/2011 - 10/2013

scientific collaborator at Chair of Economic and Social Geography, Dresden University of Technology. Research on housing market, socio-spatial differentiation and participation of citizen.

02/2008 - 09/2011

scientific collaborator at Leibniz Institute for Ecological and Regional Research Dresden (IOER), Research Area Monitoring of Settlement and Open Space Development. Small scaled analysis of settlement evolution and land consumption.

04/2010 - 07/2010

research stay at Centre de recherche sur les Réseaux, l'Industrie et l'Aménagement, Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne. Leonardo-Programm. Leonardo-Programme.

10/2004 - 03/2011

studies at the Dresden University of Technology geography, urban/regional planning and traffic engineering. Specialization in geo information systems and urban/regional planning.


Professional affiliations

  • Project-Member und Webmaster, COST Action TU0803: „CIRES – Cities Regrowing Smaller“
  • PhD Academy - The Shrinking Cities International Research Network (SCiRN™)
  • Member, Young Academics der Association of European Schools of Planning
  • Member, Young Professionals’ Forum der Akademie für Raumforschung und Landesplanung

Projects

09/2009 - 09/2013
COST Action TU0803: „CIRES – Cities Regrowing Smaller“
Theoretical-methodological framework for Shrinking Cities as well as statistical and spatial analysis of cities across Europe. Webmaster (www.shrinkingcities.eu). Coordination of sub-project „Mapping urban shrinkage in Europe”.

01/2012 - 06/2012
Student living in Dresden
Structural analysis of supply and demand (housing owners, housing type, housing quality, housing motive).

09/2011 - 02/2012
Housing report of state capital Dresden 2011.
Demographic trends and migration patterns of Dresden suburban region. Analysis of relevant housing demand.

08/2011 - 09/2011
SHRINK SMART: „The Governance of Shrinkage within a European Context“
University of Nottingham, School of Geography. 7th Framework Program (Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities) of the European Commission. Theory-based analysis of Governance structures in shrinking cities of Europe via GIS-techniques.


Publications

RINK, DIETER; WOLFF, MANUEL (2015): Wohnungsleerstand in Deutschland. Zur Konzeptualisierung der Leerstandsquote als Schlüsselindikator der Wohnungsmarktbeobachtung anhand der GWZ 2011. In: Informationen zur Raumentwicklung, DOI: 10.1007/s13147-015-0361-8.

WOLFF, MANUEL; HAASE, ANNEGRET (2015): Stadtregion Leipzig-Halle jenseits der Schrumpfung: neues Wachstum und Stabilisierung. Statistischer Quartalsbreicht I/2015, Amt für Statistik und Wahlen, Stadt Leipzig, 36-42.

WIECHMANN, THORSTEN; WOLFF, MANUEL (2014): Skala i przestrzenne zróżnicowanie procesu kurczenia się miast w Europie na przełomie XX i XXI w. In: STRYJAKIEWICZ, TADEUSZ (Hrsg.): Kurczenie się miast w Europie Środkowo-Wschodniej. Bogucki Wydawnictwo Naukowe, Poznań. 17-25.

WOLFF, MANUEL; GLATTER, JAN (2014): Studentisches Wohnen in Dresden 2012 In: MENSING-DE JONG, ANGELA, KROLL, CHRSTIAN (Hrsg.): Campus und Quartier : Wechselwirkungen Sustainable campus: zusammen verändern Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft (HTW), Dresden.

GLATTER, JAN; HACKENBERG, KATHARINA; WOLFF, MANUEL (2014): Zimmer frei? - Die Wiederentdeckung der Relevanz des studentischen Wohnens für lokale Wohnungsmärkte. In: Informationen zur Raumentwicklung, DOI: 10.1007/s13147-014-0303-x.

WIECHMANN, THORSTEN; WOLFF, MANUEL (2013): Urban Shrinkage in a Spatial Perspective. Operationalization of Shrinking Cities in Europe 1990–2010, AESOP Congress 2013, Dublin.

MATTISEK, ANNIKA; SITTE, CINDY; WOLFF, MANUEL (2013): Untersuchung zur Wahrnehmung und Nutzung des öffentlichen Raums. Auftragsstudie im Rahmen des URBACT-Projektes "USER" der Landeshauptstadt Dresden.

WOLFF, MANUEL; FOL, SYLVIE; ROTH, HÉLÈNE; CUNNINGHAM-SABOT, EMMANUÈLE (2013): Shrinking Cities, villes en décroissance : une mesure du phénomène en France, Cybergeo : European Journal of Geography [En ligne], Aménagement, Urbanisme, document 661, mis en ligne le 14 décembre 2013, consulté le 07 janvier 2014. URL : http://cybergeo.revues.org/26136 ; DOI : 10.4000/cybergeo.26136.

WOLFF, MANUEL (2013): Schrumpfende Städte in Europa - Eine quantitative Typisierung von Schrumpfungsmustern in französischen Städten. AV Akademikerverlag. ISBN 978-3-639-46872-4 Publication.

GLATTER, JAN; MEINERT, MAXIMILIAN; BARTSCH, SEBASTIAN; WOLFF, MANUEL (2012): Studentisches Wohnen in Dresden.

GLATTER, JAN; SIEDHOFF, MATHIAS; SITTE, CINDY; WOLFF, MANUEL (2012): Wohnungsmarktbericht der Landeshauptstadt Dresden 2011.

WOLFF, MANUEL (2012): Strengthening the evidence base for regeneration strategies: the European statistic as a basis for creating territorial knowledge of demographic change. In: CRISTINA MARTINEZ-FERNANDEZ, C.; KUBO, N.; NOYA, A.; WEYMAN, T. (eds.): Demographic Change and Local Development: Shrinkage, Regeneration and Social Dynamics. OECD Local Economic and Employment Development (LEED) Working Paper Series

WOLFF, MANUEL; FOL, SYLVIE; ROTH, HÉLÈNE; CUNNINGHAM-SABOT, EMMANUÈLE (2011): Shrinking Cities in France: a marginal process? Projet d’article dans le cadre de l’ouvrage: Urbanisation et urbanité en Europe: l’Allemagne aux avant-postes ? Des trajectoires européennes de rétrécissement. Lyon.

DURATE, RUI; GUBIC, ILIJA; JANKOVIC, NATASHA; MORITZ, SUZANNE; TUSINSKI, OLIVIA; WOLFF, MANUEL (2011): Filling In the Gaps. In: MIRONOWICZ, IZABELA; RYSER, JUDITH (eds.): Urban Change. The Prospect of Transformation. AESOP, UN Habitat. Wrocław University of Technology.

WOLFF, MANUEL; WIECHMANN, THORSTEN (2010): Indicators to measure shrinking cities. Proceedings for 2. Workshop Meeting, Taranto, Italy (7. / 8. October 2010).

WOLFF, MANUEL (2010): Urban Shrinkage in Europe - Benefits and limits of an indicator-based analysis, Working Paper Nr. 2010-06, Dresden University of Technology.