Dr. Andreas Fuchs is Researcher at Heidelberg University's Alfred-Weber-Institute for Economics, where he works at the Research Center for Distributional Conflict and Globalization. During the 2012-2013 academic year, he was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School. Andreas defended his dissertation at University of Goettingen in August 2012. His Ph.D. thesis is entitled "Political Determinants of Foreign Aid and International Trade of Emerging Economies" and has been supervised by Prof. Dr. Axel Dreher, Prof. Stephan Klasen, Ph.D. and Prof. Dr. Stefanie Walter. His research focuses on the international political economy of aid, trade and finance.
Since 2015, Andreas is principal investigator of the project "The Economics of Emerging Donors in Development Cooperation" funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) and international collaborator of the project "From Emerging Markets to Rising Powers? Power Shift in International Economic Governance" funded by the Ministry of Education of Singapore. He is associated with the Cluster of Excellence "Asia and Europe in a Global Context" at Heidelberg University (since 2015) and the AidData program at the College of William and Mary (since 2012). Andreas holds a Master’s degree from Goethe University Frankfurt as well as from Dauphine University Paris. He has also worked as a consultant for the Bertelsmann Foundation, the European Commission, and the OECD. See his website for more details: www.andreas-fuchs.net.
Andreas gave the following lectures:
- Summer term 2016: Growth and Development (Bachelor)
- Winter term 2016/17: Economic Globalization Seminar (Master)
- Summer term 2017: Growth and Development (Bachelor)
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Florence Dafe’s main research interests lie in the area of development financing, financial sector reform, the comparative political economy of development and governance in Africa.
Since 2009, she has been working as a postdoctoral researcher at the German Development Institute (DIE) in Bonn. She has also collaborated with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) and the European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM) and worked as a consultant for the GIZ (formerly InWEnt). Florence has field experience in Kenya, Nigeria, and Uganda.
In 2015 Florence completed her PhD in Development Studies at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) at the University of Sussex. She holds an MSc in Development Studies from the London School of Economics and Political Science and an M.A. in Communications, Political Sciences and Economics from the Ludwig-Maximilian-University in Munich.
Florence will give a master seminar in Winter term 2015/16: Finance for Development