Dr. Lukas Wellner

Lukas Wellner is a member of the Research Training Group 1723 Globalization and Development supervised by Prof. Axel Dreher, Chair of International and Development Politics at Heidelberg University, and Prof. Andreas Fuchs, Chair of Development Economics at the University of Göttingen. He holds a Master degree in International Political Economy from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a Bachelor degree in International Economics and Development from the University of Bayreuth with research visits at the University of Sao Paulo and University of Bordeaux. He gained work experience at the German Parliament, KfW Development Bank and KfW IPEX-Bank. His research covers the fields of political economy and development economics, including aid effectiveness, the role of international institutions, and long-term economic development.