Prof. Dr. Andreas Fuchs

Topics: Globalization, Emerging Markets & Developing Countries, China

Prof. Dr. Andreas Fuchs - Institut für Weltwirtschaft / Kiel Institute for the World Economy


Main research interests

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

Andreas Fuchs is Professor of Environmental, Climate and Development Economics at the Helmut Schmidt University Hamburg (HSU/UniBwH) and the Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW). 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 postdoctoral researcher at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs (2012-2013) and Heidelberg University's Alfred-Weber-Institute for Economics (2013-2018).

Since 2015, Andreas Fuchs is principal investigator of the project "The Economics of Emerging Donors in Development Cooperation" funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) and international collaborator of the project "From Emerging Markets to Rising Powers? Power Shift in International Economic Governance" funded by the Ministry of Education of Singapore. He is an (associate) member of the European Development Network (EUDN), the Research Committee on Development Economics of the German Economic Association (since 2017), and the AidData program at the College of William and Mary (since 2012). Andreas Fuchs holds a Master’s degree from Goethe University Frankfurt as well as from Dauphine University Paris. He has also worked as a consultant for the Bertelsmann Foundation, the European Commission, and the OECD.

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