Dr. Alexandra Rudolph

Function: Former Researcher

Specialization: Economist

Work areas:

  • Political economy of aid allocation, pattern and future challenges
  • Causes and consequences of human trafficking
  • Labor market services in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Social welfare and social pension


since 3/2016German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
Department: Bi- and Multilateral Development Cooperation
10/2015 - 12/2015Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit
8/2015Ruprecht-Karls Universität Heidelberg
Dr. rer. pol. (Economics)
Thesis: Challenges of Globalization for International Mobility, Social Security and Environ-mental Sustainability
4/2012 - 9/2015Ruprecht-Karls University Heidelberg, Alfred-Weber Institute for Economics
Research Associate at the Chair of International and Development Politics
7/2014 - 10/2014National Team for the Acceleration of Poverty Reduction (TNP2K/Australian Aid), Jakarta, Indonesia
Research Associate in projects covering social pensions around the world
4/2010 - 3/2012Georg-August University Goettingen, Development and International Economics
Researcher in the project: EC Action Grant (2010-2012): Indexing and Measuring Human Trafficking
7/2009 - 9/2009Federal Association of German Industry (BDI), Infrastructure and Logistics Department, Berlin
Intern, project: BDI-Mobility concept 2015
4/2009 - 6/2009German Institute for Economic Research (DIW), Macroeconomic Analysis and Statistics, Berlin
Intern, project: Facing a breakpoint in inflation transmission
10/2007 - 3/2010Otto-Friedrich University Bamberg
M.A. European Economic Studies (International and monetary Economics)
9/2006 - 07/2007University of Granada, Spain
Study abroad: Economía Internacional
10/2004 - 09/2007Otto-Friedrich University Bamberg
B.A. European Economic Studies

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