Dr. Sarah Langlotz

Sarah Langlotz is an Assistant Professor (Akademische Rätin) at the Chair of Development Economics of Prof. Dr. Andreas Fuchs. She defended her PhD thesis on "Conflict, Income Shocks, and Foreign Policy: Macro- and Micro-Level Evidence" in 2018. Her thesis was supervised by Prof. Dr. Axel Dreher and Prof. Philip Verwimp and was awarded the 1st Price for Excellence in Applied Development Research by the German Economic Association and KfW Development Bank. After defending her PhD thesis she worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the Chair of International and Development Politics in Heidelberg hold by Prof. Dr. Axel Dreher and at the Heidelberg Institute for Global Health.

From 2013 to 2018 she worked as a research assistant at the Chair of International and Development Politics in Heidelberg for Prof. Dr. Axel Dreher. During her PhD she was a visiting researcher at the Université Libre de Bruxelles and worked part-time for the Science Policy Research Unit of the University of Sussex. Before joining Prof. Dreher’s chair, she has worked as a research assistant at the Chair of Economic Policy at the Friedrich-Schiller University Jena within an Africa Research Project. She holds a diploma in Economics from the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena.

Her main research interests are in Development Economics, Economics of Conflict, and Political Economy.