Dr. Tilman Altenburg

Function: Head

Specialization: Economic Geography

Work areas:

  • Private sector development in developing countries
  • Enviromental economic policy


Vita

since 1/2018 German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
Head, Research Programme "Transformation of Economic and Social Systems"
2006-12/2017 German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
Head of Department „Sustainable Economic and Social Development”
2000-2006


1995-2000
German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
Head of Department „Latin America”
DIE Researcher
1994-1995 Scholarship of German Research Association / Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
Research on "World market integration and industrial competi-tiveness exemplified by small Latin American countries"
1992-1994 Research fellow of Philipps University Marburg
Research project "Trade liberalization and deregulation in small Third World countries"
1989-1991 Scholarship of German Academic Exchange ServiceDeutsche Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD)
Research on "Possibilities and limits of regional development in peripheral areas of Costa Rica"
1986-1989 Research fellow of the Latin American Institute of the Free University Berlin
Research project "Agro-industrial development as key to overcome the crisis in Costa Rica?"
1991 PhD in Economic Geography
Thesis on: “Regional Economic Development. Case Studies from Peripheral Regions in Costa Rica”
1977-1986 University of Hamburg:
Studies in Economic Geography
Graduation in June 1986

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