Chair of Development Economics
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Room: Oec 2.211
Telephone: +49-551-39-7303
Fax: +49-551-39-7302

Office hours during the semester:
Mondays 4-5pm

Office hours during the semester break:

Head of Chair
Head of Ibero-America Institute for Economic Research

Further Associations: Stephan Klasen is

Prof. Stephan Klasen, Ph.D.

Stephan Klasen is Professor of Development Economics at the University of Göttingen. He is also the director of the Ibero-America Institute for Economic Research and the Coordinator of the Courant Research Center 'Poverty, equity, and growth in developing and transition countries.' He holds a Ph.D. from Harvard University and has since held positions at the World Bank, King's College (Cambridge, UK) and the University of Munich. His research focuses mostly on issues of poverty, inequality, environment, and gender. He is a member of the UN Committee on Development Policy, the European Development Research Network, and was a member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change for the 5th Assessment Report.