Anna Gasten

Anna Gasten is a member of the Research Training Group “Globalization and Development” in Göttingen and is associated to the chair of International Economic Policy under supervision of Prof. Dr. Kis-Katos.
She holds a Master degree in International Economics and Economic Policy from Goethe-University Frankfurt and a Bachelor degree in Economics from the University of Mannheim. In the course of her studies she visited Toulouse School of Economics and gained work experience at the German Corporation for International Cooperation (GIZ) as well as at the KfW IPEX-Bank.
Her research interests lie in the area of Development Economics and Applied Microeconomics and comprise Migration Economics, Social Network Analysis, Early Childhood Development as well as Behavioral Economics.

  • M.Sc. International Economics and Economic Policy, Goethe University Frankfurt
  • B.Sc. Economics, University of Mannheim


  • Development Economics and Applied Microeconomics
  • Migration Economics
  • Social Network Analysis
  • Early Childhood Development
  • Behavioral Economics


  • Internship at GIZ, Eschborn, Germany (11/2016 – 03/2017)
  • Internship at KfW IPEX-Bank, Frankfurt a.M., Germany (07/2013 - 08/2013)


  • STATA (advanced)
  • LaTeX (advanced)
  • R (basic)
  • QGIS (basic)


  • WS 2012/13: Calculus I for Economists (TA; University of Mannheim)
  • WS 2018/19: Labor Economics (TA; University of Göttingen)
  • SS 2019: Migration Economics Seminar (TA; University of Göttingen)
  • WS 2019/20: Labor Economics (TA; University of Göttingen)
  • SS 2021: Macroeconomics (TA; University of Göttingen)


  • Deutschlandstipendium (2012-2016)


  • German (mother tongue)
  • English (very good)
  • French (very good)
  • Spanish (basic)


  • DENeB PhD Workshop (11/2019)
  • RGS Doctoral Conference (02/2020 & 03/2021)
  • AEEFI Conference on International Economics (09/2020)
  • FIW Research Conference on International Economics (02/2021)
  • WEAI Conference (03/2021)
  • IAAEU Workshop on Labour Economics (03/2021)
  • SSES Annual Congress (06/2021)
  • German Development Economics Conference, Verein für Sozialpolitik (06/2021)
  • Jan Tinbergen European Peace Science Conference (07/2021)
  • Bordeaux Conference in Development Economics (07/2021)
  • International Conference on Globalization and Development, GlaD (07/2021)


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