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 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, UNESCO, FAO, the Asian Development Bank and several other organizations. He has published more than 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals (including Quarterly Journal of Economics, Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Economic Growth, Journal of Development Economics, The Lancet, JAMA, BMJ, The Lancet Global Health, The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, International Journal of Epidemiology and American Journal of Clinical Nutrition). He has been awarded with the KfW Development Bank Prize for Excellence in Applied Development Research and the Science Award of the German Society of Health Economics.


Journal Articles: Economics

Journal Articles: Public Health

Other Publications

Selected Working Papers