Stamm, Andreas

Dr. Andreas Stamm

Research programme
Transformation of Economic and Social Systems

Project Lead & Senior Researcher


Work areas

  • Co-operation with anchor countries
  • Science and Technology for Sustainable Development
  • Global value chains and sustainable development
  • Structural Adjustment in Central America
  • Technology Policy

Responsibilities in education and training

  • Technology and development
  • Concepts for the promotion of private sector development
  • Strategies for technological catching-up in developing countries


since 1/2018German Institute of Development and Sustainability (IDOS)
(until 6/2022 German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE))
Senior Researcher, Research Programme "Transformation of Economic and Social Systems"
2006-12/2017German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
Senior Researcher, Department "Sustainable Economic and Social Development"
1998-2006German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
Dept. IV: Private Sector Development and State Reform; Regional focus: Latin America
Senior Researcher: Technology policy
1996-1998Friedrich Ebert Foundation
Office for Costa Rica and Panama
Coordinator of the Agricultural Policy Area
1995The National University of Costa Rica
Lecturer; Lectureship of the German Academic Exchange Service
1990 - 1995University of Marburg
Research fellow and Lecturer
Research on technology transfer and industrial change in Germany and on structural-adjustment policy in Central America
 PhD in Geography
Thesis on: "Structural-Adjustment in Costa Rican Agriculture: New Perspectives for the Development of Rural Areas?“
1984-1989Universities of Frankfurt/M. and Göttingen
Studies in Geography, economics and social economics of rural development, graduation in October 1989

Refereed Publications

Non-refereed Publications

Opinion Pieces



Phone +49 (0)228 94927-174
Fax +49 (0)228 94927-130


Green hydrogen for sustainable industrial development: a policy toolkit for developing countries
Fokeer, Smeeta / Jan Sievernich / Andrea Heredia / Emanuele Bianco / Yury Melnikov / Rita Strohmaier / Almudena Nunez / Andreas Stamm (2023)

United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)/ International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)/ German Institut of Development and Sustainability (IDOS), Vienna: UNIDO


With which H2 can a global hydrogen economy be constructed?
Stamm, Andreas / Rita Strohmaier / Ece Oyan (2023)

The Current Column of 16 October 2023