Institute of Food Economics and Consumption Studies

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interest

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

 
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.”
01/2010-
04/2011
Student Assistant at the Chair of Econometrics. University of Mannheim, Germany
03/2010-
12/2010
Intern and Consultant with the German Federal Enterprise for International Cooperation (GIZ), Accra, Ghana 
03/2008-
06/2009
Student Assistant at the Center for European Economic Research (ZEW), Germany

 

PhD Thesis

Food price volatility: the role of stocks and trade