Dr. Christian von Haldenwang

Function: Senior Researcher

Specialization: Political Scientist

Work areas:

  • Tax policy and reform
  • Decentralisation / Fiscal decentralisation 
  • Legitimacy
  • Coordination Latin America

Responsibilities in education and training:

  • Member, selection committee of the DIE Training Course
  • Decentralisation / Fiscal decentralisation
  • Governance and rural development
  • Head of the Country Working Group Indonesia, 49th Training Course


since 1/2018German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
Senior researcher, Research Programme "Transformation of political (dis-)order: Institutions, values & peace"
2007-12/2017German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
Senior Researcher, department "Governance, Statehood, Security"
2003-2007UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, Santiago de Chile
GTZ Senior Advisor
1998-2003German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
Dept. "Private Sector Development and State Reform"
Region: Latin America
Senior Researcher: State reform, institutional modernisation
1994-1998University of Tübingen
Institute of Political Science
Lecturer and research fellow
  • Economic adjustment and political consolidation in Latin America
  • Legitimation of adjustment in Latin America
1990-1994 University of Tübingen
Dr. rer. soc. (Political Science)
Thesis on: Decentralization and adjustment in Latin America: Argentina and Colombia....
1990Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL), Santiago de Chile
Research Fellow....
1984-1989University of Tübingen
M.A. (Political Science, Philosophy)
(1986/87: Georgetown University, Washington D.C.; 1988/89: Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá)

Refereed Publications

Non-refereed Publications

Opinion Pieces