Magdalena Pallauf

Current Position

Doctoral Researcher, University of Goettingen, RTG 2654 Sustainable Food Systems, Subproject A4 Agriculture, climate change, and ecosystem services (Prof. von Cramon-Taubadel)

Research Interests

Agricultural Economics
Development Economics
Land Use Change
Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation
Agriculture-Nutrition Interlinkages
Impact Evaluation


  • 10/2015-09/2018 : Master of Science in Life Science Economics & Policy, Technical University of Munich, Germany
    Thesis: Planning and Decision-making by Seed Trading Companies for Winter Wheat (Triticum aestivum) Multiplication: A Mixed-Methods Analysis for Bavaria
  • 10/2014-03/2018 : Master of Science in Sustainable Resource Management, Technical University of Munich, Germany
  • 04/2011-03/2014 : Bachelor of Science in International Economics and Development, University of Bayreuth, Germany

Professional Experience

  • 07/2019-06/2022 Junior Consultant for Monitoring & Evaluation and Communication in a project working with cocoa farmers and their organizations, GIZ GmbH, Côte d’Ivoire


  • Arnold, Felix, Ronny Freier, Magdalena Pallauf, and David Stadelmann. 2016. „Voting for direct democratic participation: evidence from an initiative election“. International Tax and Public Finance 23 (4): 716–40. DOI


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