Prof. Dr. Sebastian Vollmer

Sebastian Vollmer is Professor of Development Economics and currently serves as Director of the Centre for Modern Indian Studies at the University of Göttingen. His research examines the linkages between poverty and health in low- and middle-income countries. Sebastian Vollmer studied Mathematics and Economics at the University of Göttingen and also received his PhD in Economics from the University of Göttingen. He was Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Harvard University, Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics at Dartmouth College, Assistant Professor of Development Economics at the University of Göttingen and Adjunct Professor of Global Health at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. He has worked as a consultant for the World Bank, UNICEF, UNDP, UNAIDS, UNESCO, FAO, the Asian Development Bank and national government organizations. He has published more than 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals (including The Review of Economics and Statistics, The Lancet, The BMJ, JAMA, PLOS Medicine, The Lancet Global Health, The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, Diabetes Care, The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, International Journal of Epidemiology, Demography, World Development, Journal of Development Economics and Journal of Economic Growth).


Peer-Reviewed Articles: Economics

Peer-Reviewed Articles: Public Health

Other Publications

Selected Working Papers