Böber, Christian

Dr. Christian Böber

Research programme

Scientific Advisor to the Directorate / Research Management


Work areas

  • Agricultural, Developemnt and Institutional Economics
  • Sustainable Development
  • Political Economy of Transition Processes
  • Project, Process and Research Management


Since 6/2022German Institute of Development and Sustainability (IDOS)
Advisor to the Directorate, Research Management
2/2021-6/2022Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
Executive assitant in the office of the vice-president for research
7/2020-10/2020CBS International Business School Köln
Professorship “Economics and Research Methods”
4/2016-6/2020International Centre for Sustainable Development (IZNE), Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg, University of Applied Sciences (H-BRS)
Senior researcher, subject field "Social Protection and Health"
6/2012-3/2016International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), Büro Neu Delhi, Indien
Agricultural Economist (Postdoctoral Fellow and Associate Scientist)
11/2011-5/2012On Leave
6/2011-10/2011Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
2007-2011Universität Hohenheim
Dr. oec. (Economics)
Thesis on: "China in Transition – Poverty, Income Decomposition and Labor Allocation by Agricultural Households in Hebei Province"
2007-2010Universität Hohenheim und China Agricultura University; Beijing
Scholarship holder in the DFG-funded International Graduate School "Sustainable Resource Use in the North China Plain”
2002-2007Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
Study of Economics, major: Economics of global structural change (development theory, economic policy, foreign trade theory and political economy)
1999-2002Volksbank Halle (Saale) eG

Refereed Publications

Non-refereed Publications

Opinion Pieces



      E-mail Christian.Boeber@idos-research.de
      Phone +49 (0)228 94927-193
      Fax +49 (0)228 94927-130