Dr. Francesco Burchi

Abteilung: Nachhaltige Wirtschafts- und Sozialentwicklung

Funktion: Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

Fachrichtung: Entwicklungsökonom

  • Poverty measurement
  • Human development
  • Inclusive growth
  • Food security
  • Nutrition

Aufgaben in Aus- und Weiterbildung:
  • Gender and Development


seit 02/2013Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter
02/2012 - 01/2013Cittalia, Research Centre of the National Association of Italian Cities
Applied economist
07/2012 - 11/2012Roma Tre University, Department of Economics
Associate researcher, National Research Project “Measuring Human Development and Capabilities in Italy”
09/2011 - 11/2011Roma 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 - 09/2011United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Bureau of Africa+
Consultant/Researcher for the 2012 African Human Development Report on “Towards a Food Secure Future”
02/2011 - 09/2011Granarolo S.P.A.
Consultant for the evaluation of the development project “Njombe Milk Project”, Kenya
10/2010 - 12/2010Bioversity International (CGIAR)
Consultant in the Diversity for Livelihoods Programme, Rome
09/2010 - 12/2010John Cabot University, Faculty of Economic Affairs
Adjunct Professor of Economics of Development
10/2008 - 09/2010Roma Tre University, Department of Economics
Post-doctoral Research Fellow
11/2004 - 05/2008Roma 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 - 02/2005IFAD, Asian and Pacific Division
Intern in Bhutan and Rome
02/2004 - 01/2005Roma Tre University, Faculty of Economics
M.A. in Human Development and Food Security
11/1997 - 05/2003Sapienza 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

  • Economics and Human Biology
  • Journal of Human Development and Capabilities
  • Applied Economic Perspectives & Policy
  • Demographic Research (Max Plank Institute)
  • QA-Rivista dell’Associazione Rossi-Doria


Sanjaya Lall Prize 2014 (Best Paper Award / Oxford Development Studies)

Referierte Publikationen

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E-Mail Francesco.Burchi@remove-this.die-gdi.de
Telefon +49 228 94927-185
Fax +49 228 94927-130

Im Fokus

cover: food policy

From food availability to nutritional capabilities: advancing food security analysis

Burchi, Francesco / Pasquale De Muro (2015)
published on Food Policy

Im Fokus

Introduction: "Capability approach and multidimensional well-being in high-income countries"

Burchi, Francesco / Pasquale De Muro (2015)
published on Forum for Social Economics, Special Issue, DOI: 10.1080/07360932.2014.995195

Im Fokus

The development project as an institution for agency and capability expansion: the case of the Njombe milk project

Burchi, Francesco / Pasquale De Muro / Sara Vicari (2015)
in: European Journal of Development Research 27 (1), 19-36

Im Fokus

cover ethics and social welfare

Which dimensions should matter for capabilities?A constitutional approach

Burchi, Francesco / Pasquale De Muro / Eszter Kollar (2014)
in: Ethics and Social Welfare 8 (3), 233-247