Claudia Schupp

Claudia Schupp is a PhD student of the 3rd cohort of the Research Training Group “Globalization and Development” under the supervision of Prof. Gassebner in Hannover and Prof. Kis-Katos in Göttingen.
She graduated from her Master studies in Development Economics and International Studies at the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg in 2016. Her Master Thesis was about the Perception of Income Inequality and Demand for Redistribution in Mexico for which she conducted an experimental online survey with Mexican students. She gained academic working experience during different student assistant positions, particularly at the ifo Institute in Munich and foreign working experience in Mexico. Her main research interests address poverty and vulnerability and she is particularly attentive to the fields of Behavioral and Experimental Economics.


  • BSc in Business Administration and Economics (University of Passau)
  • MA in Development Economics and International Studies (Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg)

Research Interests

  • Development Economics
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Experimental Economics
  • Public Economics

  • Scholarships

    • Heinz-Sauermann scholarship award 2016


    • German
    • English
    • Spanish
    • Portuguese (intermediate level)
    • French (intermediate level)


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