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Dr. Christina Seeger

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow

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Institute of Development Research and Development Policy
Ruhr-University Bochum
Universitätsstr. 105, Room 2.09
44789 Bochum
Germany

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Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-25153

Fax: +49 (0)234 / 32-14294

http://www.wiwi.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/lef/team/index.html.de

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Education


  • Master of Science in Economics, University of Cologne
  • Bachelor of Science in Economics, University of Cologne
  • Certified Intercultural Trainer, IKUD, Göttingen

Research Interests


  • Welfare Economics
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Risk and Risk Management in Developing Countries

Publications

  • Bertrand Njoh D., Feldt T., Seeger C., Dittrich N., Karg K., Gawum E., Witte A., van Veenhuizen R. (2018): Urban and peri-urban agriculture in Bamenda: a policy narrative. Bamenda, Cameroon.

Fieldwork Experience

Ghana (Tamale), Burkina Faso (Ouagadougou), Cameroon (Bamenda), Mali (Bamako)

Research Project

Trust and consumers’ willingness to pay for safe and certified safe vegetables in West African Cities: A comparative analysis of Tamale, Ouagadougou, Bamenda, and Bamako

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Löwenstein

Conferences and Workshops

  • Moderation of a Science-Development Practice Dialogue on the topic “New technologies for improved food security and food safety: Welfare impacts, adoption potential, and how to deal with adoption barriers” together with Prof. Dr. Löwenstein, GlobE Pan-African Conference 3- 5 December 2018, Naivasha, Kenya
  • "Economic valuation of food quality improvements in West African Cities: A comparative analysis of Tamale, Ouagadougou, and Bamenda", GlobE Pan-African Conference 3- 5 December 2018, Naivasha, Kenya.
  • "Trust, certification, and consumers’ willingness to pay for safe vegetables in Tamale, Ghana", Workshop on Urban Food Security in the global South, Bochum, 2 July 2018.
  • "Consumers' willingness to pay for uncertified safe and certified safe vegetables in Tamale", Urban Food Plus and University for Development Studies: Technical and Multi-Stakeholder Workshop, Tamale, Ghana, 7-9 March 2018.
  • "Trust, certification organizations, and consumers' willingness to pay for certified safe vegetables in Ghana", 3rd International Conference on Global Food Security, Cape Town, South Africa, 3-6 December 2017
  • "EU action on nutrition and its discontents" (poster presentation), 3rd International Conference on Global Food Security, Cape Town, South Africa, 3-6 December 2017
  • "Trust, certification organizations, and consumers' willingness to pay for certified safe vegetables in Ghana", International Alumni-Conference "Tackling the root causes of displacement in Sub-Sahara Africa", Gordons Bay, South Africa, 26 November – 01 December 2017
  • "Consumers' willingness to pay for vegetable quality improvements in West African cities", Urban Food Plus Summer School on "Building and sharing knowledge in urban agriculture", Göttingen, Germany, 21-23 June 2017

Teaching Responsibilities

Institute of Development Research and Development Policy, Ruhr-University Bochum

‑ Summer Term 2019:   Lecture "Economic Reforms, Income, and Poverty" (MA)
- University of the Western Cape, South Africa, and
- Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany
‑ Summer Term 2018:   Seminar "Intercultural Communication and Teambuilding" (MA)
‑ Summer Term 2016:   Seminar "Intercultural Communication and Teambuilding" (MA)

Faculty of Management and Economics, Ruhr-University Bochum

‑ Winter Term 2019/20:   Tutorial "Principles of Development Economics" (B.Sc.)
‑ Summer Term 2019:   Tutorial "Growth and Development Economics" (M.Sc.)
‑ Winter Term 2018/19:   Tutorial "Grundlagen der Entwicklungspolitik" (B.Sc.)
‑ Summer Term 2018:   Tutorial "Growth and Development Economics" (M.Sc.)
‑ Winter Term 2017/18:   Tutorial "Grundlagen der Entwicklungspolitik" (B.Sc.)
‑ Summer Term 2017:   Tutorial "Growth and Development Economics" (M.Sc.)
Seminar "Current Topics in Development Policies (M.Sc.)
‑ Winter Term 2016/17:   Tutorial "Grundlagen der Entwicklungspolitik" (B.Sc.)
Seminar "Current Topics in Development Policies" (M.Sc.)
‑ Summer Term 2016:   Tutorial "Growth and Development Economics" (M.Sc.)
‑ Winter Term 2015/16:   Tutorial "Grundlagen der Entwicklungspolitik" (B.Sc.)
‑ Summer Term 2015:   Tutorial "Growth and Development Economics" (M.Sc.)

How to contact us

Institute of Development Research and Development Policy
Ruhr University Bochum

Room 2.04
Universitaetsstr. 105
D-44789 Bochum

E-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Phone:   +49-(0)234 / 32-22418
or   32-22243
Fax:   +49-(0)234 / 32-14-294

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Latest Publications

Britta Niklas and Elkhan R. Sadik-Zada: Income Inequality and Status Symbols: The Case of Fine Wine Imports. Journal of Wine Economics, 1-9. (doi:10.1017/jwe.2019.33)

Britta Holzberg: Crossvergence of socially (ir)responsible employment practices in supplier firms: critical perspectives on international business (first online).

Elkhan Richard Sadik-Zada, Wilhelm Loewenstein and Yadulla Hasanli: Commodity Revenues, Agricultural Sector and the Magnitude of Deindustrialization: A Novel Multisector Perspective, in: Economies 2019, 7(4), 113.

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