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Dr. Veronica Amarante

Phone/Fax: +562 210-2583

Address: Economic Comission for Latin America and the Caribbean, Av. Dag Hammarskjöld 3477, Vitacura, Santiago de Chile, Chile

Main Areas of Research: Poverty, income distribution, labor market, social protection.
Prof. Dr. Awudu Abdulai

Phone/Fax: +49 431 880-4426 / +49 431 880-7308

Address: Food Economics and Consumption Studies, Olshausenstr. 40, 24098 Kiel, Germany

Main Areas of Research: Poverty and food security in low-income and transition economies, adoption and diffusion of new agricultural technologies, consumer behaviour in low and high income societies, Agricultural household models and applied econometrics.

Lykke E. Andersen, Ph.D.

Phone/Fax: +591 2 2146069

Address: Institute for Advanced Development Studies (INESAD Av. Ormachea # 6115 (entre calle 15 y 16), Obrajes La Paz, Bolivia

Main Areas of Research: Environment and Development, Deforestation, Green National Accounting, Climate Change, Resilience.

Prof. Dr. Helmut Asche

Phone/Fax: +49 228 20717370

German Institute for Development Evaluation, Tulpenfeld 7, D-53113 Bonn

Main Areas of Research: 
Fundamentals of development economics; agricultural and industrial policy in Africa; Africa in the world trade system, african integration, China and Africa

Dr. Aslihan Arslan


Address: Agricultural Development Economics Division (ESA), Food and Agriculture Organization of the Unitied Nations, Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, Rome, Italy

Main Areas of Research: Non-market values of traditional crops, Agricultural household decisions and on-farm conservation, Effects of remittances on inequality and poverty over time, Trademarks, rural developoment and poverty

Prof. Arne Bigsten

Phone/Fax: 031-786 13 58 / 031-786 13 26

Address: SE 405 30 Göteborg, Vasagatan 1, Room E-532

Prof. Dr. Tilman Brück

+49 302 064 8902 / +49 151 1117 5462

Address: Director, ISDC - International Security and Development Center,Friedrichstr. 88, 10117 Berlin, Germany

Main Areas of Research: 
Poverty analysis, rural development, labour economics, and the economics of conflict and post-war reconstruction

Dr. Maurizio Bussolo


Address: World Bank, Development Prospects Group
1818 H Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20433, United States

Prof. John Cockburn, PhD


Address: Co-director, Poverty and Economic Policy (PEP) Partnership for Economic Policy, CIRPÉE, Department of Economics, Université Laval, Pavillon J.-A.-DeSève, 1025 avenue des Sciences-Humaines, Quebec City, CANADA

Main Areas of Research: child welfare, poverty, growth, CGE modeling

Dr. Ismael Fofana

Phone/Fax:  +221 33 869 9800 / +221 33 869 9841


Address: Senior Researcher, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Lot No. 2 Titre 3396 - BP 24063, Dakar-Almadies, Dakar, Senegal

Main Areas of Research: Energy and climate vulnerabilities and sustainable economic growth policies

Jennifer Golan


Address: Lecturer in Development Economics, University of Manchester, Arthur Lewis Building-2.005, Manchester, M13 9PL
Main Areas of Research: Applied Development Microeconomics, Economics of the  household and gender

Prof. Dr. Michael Grimm

Phone/Fax:  +49 851 509 3310 / +49 851 509 3311

University Of Passau, Innstraße 29, R. 158, 94032 Passau, Germany

Main Areas of Research: Poverty and Inequality Analysis, Pro-Poor-Growth, Economics of the Household, Population Economics, Micro-Macro Modelling, Applied Econometrics.
Prof. Dr. Ulrike Grote

Phone/Fax  +49 511 762-4185 / +49 511 762-2667

Address Institute for Environmental Economics and World Trade, Leibniz Universität Hannover
Königsworther Platz 1, 30167 Hannover, Germany

Main Areas of Research Environmental economics; International trade, regionalism and globalization; Policy analysis related to environmental and social labeling; Value chains of agricultural and industrial products; Natural disasters, migration and vulnerability in developing countries
Prof. Dr. Isabel Guenther

Phone/Fax  +41 44 632 1207

Address Center for Development and Cooperation (NADEL), ETH Zurich
Voltastrasse 24, 8092 Zurich, Switzerland

Main Areas of Research Health and Population Economics, Economics of Water Supply and Sanitation, Impact Analysis of Development Projects, Behavioral Field Experiments, Risk and Uncertainty, Sub-Saharan Africa
Prof. Dr. Dr. Christian Henning

Phone/Fax +49 431 880-4453 / +49 431 880-1397

Address University of Kiel
Wilhelm-Seelig-Platz 7 Room 114, 24098 Kiel, Germany

Main Areas of Research  Political economy of agricultural policy in developing and industrialized countries, networks and economics, farm-household models, micro-macro linked political economy modeling (CGPE).
Prof. Rajshri Jayaraman, Ph.D.

Phone/Fax  +49 30 21231-0 / +49 30 21231-9

Address ESTM European School of Management and Technology
Schlossplatz 1, 10178 Berlin, Germany

Main Areas of Research Determinants of educational attainment, poverty analysis, inequality, development policy. Country focus: India.

Prof. Dr. Robert Kappel

Phone/Fax  +49 40 42825-595 / +49 40 42825-547

Address GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies
Neuer Jungfernstieg 21, 20354 Hamburg, Germany

Main Areas of Research Private sector development and poverty reduction, small and medium enterprise development, informal sector activities, pro poor growth, development policy.

Prof. Stephan Klasen, Ph.D.

Phone/Fax  +49 551 39-7303 / +49 551 39-7302


Address Department of Economics
Platz der Göttinger Sieben 3, 37073 Göttingen, Germany

Main Areas of Research Determinants of Pro-Poor Growth; Determinants of growth and inequality in transition countries; Measurement and interpretation of poverty and inequality in developing countries; Labor market dynamics in industrial and developing countries; Determinants of undernutrition and child mortality in developing countries; Excess female mortality in today’s developing countries and historical Europe; The impact of gender inequality on economic growth and development.

Dr. Linda Kleemann

Phone +49 431 8814 249

Address The Kiel Institute for the World Economy
Düsternbrooker Weg 120, 24105 Kiel, Germany

Main Areas of Research Environment and development, sustainable rural development, adoption and dissemination of agricultural technologies, private voluntary standards and certifications, large-scale agricultural land acquisitions, social entrepreneurship, social business, environment and international trade, regional focus: Africa, India

Prof. Dr. Rainer Klump

Phone/Fax  +49 69 798-34787 / +49 69 798-35015

Address Vizepräsident der Goethe-Universität, Grüneburgplatz 1, Hauspostfach 47, 60323 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Main Areas of Research Growth theory and policy, development policy, economic integration, institutional economics.

Jun.- Prof. Dr. Jann Lay

Phone/Fax  +49 40 42825-763 / +49 40 42825-547

Address GIGA Institute of Latin American Studies
Neuer Jungfernstieg 21, 20354 Hamburg, Germany

Main Areas of Research Pro-Poor Growth, Poverty and distributional impact of economic policies in developing countries; The role of natural resources in economic development, Analysis of the "Resource Curse"; Regional focus: Latin America and Africa

Dr. Markus Loewe

Phone/Fax  +49 (0)228 94927-154 / +49 (0)228 94927-130

Address Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik/ German Development Institute
Tulpenfeld 6, D-53113 Bonn, Germany / Allemagne

Main Areas of Research Social security, poverty reduction/MDGs and investment assistance in developing countries; demographic development; pro-poor growth; fight against corruption; economic governance; private sector development and the impact of the financial crisis; regional focus: Middle East and North Africa.

Gabriela Mordecki

Phone/Fax  +598 (0) 2-4000466 / +598 (0) 2-4001369

Address Instituto de Economía, Joaquín Requena 1375, Montevideo 11200, Uruguay

Main Areas of Research Current Economic Issues, Trade and Economic Integration, Competitiveness and Tourism.

Prof. Oliver Morrissey

Phone/Fax  +44 (0)115 951 5475 / +44 (0)115 951 4159

Address School of Economics, Room B4, The Sir Clive Granger Building , University of Nottingham,
University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD,United Kingdom

Prof. Dr. Rolf A.E. Mueller

Phone/Fax  +49 431 880-4418 / +49 431 880-4550

Address Department of Agricultural Economics, Christian-Albrechts-Universität, Wilhelm-Seelig Platz 7, 24118 Kiel, Germany

Main Areas of Research Economics of information and innovation in agro-food industries world-wide; wine economics in a small (globalized) world

Pamela Nakamba-Kabaso, Ph. D


Address  Corner John Mbita and Nationalist Rd, CSO Annex Building P.O. Box 50062 Lusaka, Zambia

Dr. Anne-Sophie Robilliard

Phone  +33 1 53 24 14 50

Address  4 rue d'Enghien 75010 Paris, France

Ph.D. Pablo Selaya

Phone/Fax  +45 3532 3040

Address University of Copenhagen, Department of Economics, Øster Farimagsgade 5, 26.0.39, 1353 Copenhagen K, Denmark

Main Areas of Research Aid,long-term development.

Dr. Susan Steiner

Phone/Fax  49 511-762-3231 / +49 511-762-2667

Address Institute for Development and Agricultural Economics,Leibniz University Hannover, Königsworther Platz 1, Building 1503, 30167 Hannover,Germany

Main Areas of Research Poverty, poverty reduction strategies, public policy, decentralisation, social risk management.

Prof. Finn Tarp

Phone/Fax  +45 35 32 30 41 / +45 35 32 30 64

Address Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen
Studiestræde 6, DK-1455 Copenhagen K, Denmark

Main Areas of Research Development economics; poverty, income distribution and growth; micro- and macroeconomic policy and modelling; agricultural sector policy and planning; international development assistance; household and enterprise development; and economic reform and development in Vietnam and Mozambique.

Prof. Dr. Rainer Thiele

Phone/Fax  +49 431 8814-215 / +49 431 8814-500

Address The Kiel Institute for the World Economy
Düsternbrooker Weg 120, 24105 Kiel, Germany

Main Areas of Research Agriculture’s Role in Economic Development; Structural Adjustment, Poverty, and Income Distribution; Development and Application of Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) Models.


Prof. Dr. Manfred Wiebelt

Phone / Fax  +49 431 8814-211 / +49 431 8814-502

Address The Kiel Institute for the World Economy
Düsternbrooker Weg 120, 24105 Kiel, Germany

Main Areas of Research Poverty and income distribution; Management of natural resources; Empirical general equilibrium analysis

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