Institute of Food Economics and Consumption Studies

Lebenslauf (in englisch)

Research Interest

Development Economics, Food Security, Storage and Trade, Price Transmission

Year Education and Professional Experience
Since 03/2015 Postdoctoral Researcher at the Department of Food Economics and Consumption Studies. University of Kiel, Germany
07/2011-12/2014 Junior Researcher and Doctoral Candidate at the Center for Development Research. University of Bonn, Germany. PhD Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Joachim von Braun
10/2005-08/2011 Diploma in Economics (equiv. MSc.). University of Mannheim, Germany and University of Lund, Sweden. Subject of the Diploma Thesis: “On the Efficiency of the Communication Service Tax in Ghana.”
Student Assistant at the Chair of Econometrics. University of Mannheim, Germany
Intern and Consultant with the German Federal Enterprise for International Cooperation (GIZ), Accra, Ghana
Student Assistant at the Center for European Economic Research (ZEW), Germany


PhD Thesis

Food price volatility: the role of stocks and trade