Dr. Francesco Burchi

Funktion: Projektleiter & Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

Fachrichtung: Entwicklungsökonomie


  • Poverty measurement
  • Social protection
  • Inequality
  • Human development
  • Inclusive growth
  • Food security and nutrition

Aufgaben in Aus- und Weiterbildung:

  • Poverty and Inequality
  • Educational policies
  • Gender and Development


seit 01/2018 German Institute of Development and Sustainability (IDOS)
(bis 06/2022 Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE))
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter Forschungsprogramm "Transformation der Wirtschafts- und Sozialsysteme"
02/2013-12/2017 Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter
02/2012 - 01/2013 Cittalia, Research Centre of the National Association of Italian Cities
Applied economist
07/2012 - 11/2012 Roma Tre University, Department of Economics
Associate researcher, National Research Project “Measuring Human Development and Capabilities in Italy”
09/2011 - 11/2011 Roma Tre University
Teaching coordinator of the Module “Economics of Development” in the M.A. Programme “Learning to innovate to fight poverty in rural areas” in Burkina Faso
06/2011 - 09/2011 United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Bureau of Africa+
Consultant/Researcher for the 2012 African Human Development Report on “Towards a Food Secure Future”
02/2011 - 09/2011 Granarolo S.P.A.
Consultant for the evaluation of the development project “Njombe Milk Project”, Kenya
10/2010 - 12/2010 Bioversity International (CGIAR)
Consultant in the Diversity for Livelihoods Programme, Rome
09/2010 - 12/2010 John Cabot University, Faculty of Economic Affairs
Adjunct Professor of Economics of Development
10/2008 - 09/2010 Roma Tre University, Department of Economics
Post-doctoral Research Fellow
11/2004 - 05/2008 Roma Tre University, Department of Economics
PhD in Institutions, Environment and Policies for Economic Development. Thesis title: "On the relationship among Education, Development and Food Security through the Capability Approach”
11/2004 - 02/2005 IFAD, Asian and Pacific Division
Intern in Bhutan and Rome
02/2004 - 01/2005 Roma Tre University, Faculty of Economics
M.A. in Human Development and Food Security
11/1997 - 05/2003 Sapienza University of Rome
M.A. in Economics


  • Human Development and Capability Association (HDCA)
  • European Association for Evolutionary Economics (EAEPE)
  • European Association of Development Research and Training (EADI)

Gutachtertätigkeit für

  • Expertise work for
  • Economics and Human Biology
  • Food Policy
  • Journal of Human Development and Capabilities
  • Oxford Development Studies
  • European Journal of Development Research
  • Journal of African Economies
  • Journal of International Development
  • Feminist Economics
  • Social Indicators Research
  • Journal of International Development


  • Sanjaya Lall Prize 2014 (Best Paper Award / Oxford Development Studies)
  • Patrick J. Welch Award 2016 (Best Paper Award / Forum for Social Economics)
  • Associate Professor Habilitation, Italian National Scientific Habilitation (ASN 2013) for the scientific sector of: Economic Policy.

Referierte Publikationen

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