Prof. Dr. Andreas Fuchs

Kiel Institute Researcher
International Development

Topics: Sustainable Development, Climate, China


Main research interests

  • Environmental and Climate Economics (with a focus on Natural Disasters)
  • International (Political) Economics (with a focus on Trade
  • Investment
  • and International Organizations)
  • Development Economics (with a focus on Development Finance)

Andreas Fuchs is Professor of Development Economics at the University of Goettingen and Researcher at the Kiel Institute for the World Economy. His research analyzes trade, investment and development policies with quantitative methods and a special focus on China and other emerging economies. He also investigates the political economy of natural disasters, humanitarian crises, and non-militarized conflicts. Previously, he was joint Professor of Environmental, Climate and Development Economics at the Helmut Schmidt University Hamburg and the Kiel Institute for the World Economy (2018-2019), Senior Researcher at Heidelberg University (2013-2018), and Postdoctoral Research Associate at Princeton University (2012-2013). He defended his doctoral degree in Economics at the University of Goettingen in August 2012 and holds Master degrees from Goethe University Frankfurt and Dauphine University Paris. He has also worked as a consultant for the Bertelsmann Foundation, the European Commission, and the OECD.

Andreas Fuchs is member of the AidData program at the College of William and Mary (since 2012), the Research Committee on Development Economics of the German Economic Association (since 2017), the European Development Network (EUDN) (associated since 2017), the Research Committee on Economic Systems and Institutional Economics of the German Economic Association (since 2018), the DFG-funded Research Training Group (RTG) 1723 "Globalization and Development" (since 2019), and the Research Center 'Poverty, Equity and Growth in Developing Countries: Statistical Methods and Empirical Analyses' (since 2019). His work has been published in peer-reviewed journals such as the Journal of the European Economic Association, the Journal of International Economics, and the Journal of Development Economics.

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