• +49-(0)234 32-22418
  • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Henrike Roth

Research Fellow + PhD Student

Room: 2.15

Email: Henrike.Roth@rub.de

Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-22292


Short Profile

Henrike holds a MA in Economics from the Ruhr-University Bochum and BA degrees in Economics from Freie Universität Berlin. Her research interest resolve around informal employment and economic growth. As part of the Urban Food Plus project, Henrike conducted a field research in Bamenda, Cameroon. She has conducted and supervised diverse empirical research projects among others in the field of growth theory and health economics. Her teaching experience comprises courses on empirical research and development economics. Before joining IEE as a research fellow and PhD Student, Henrike had gained first working experience with Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Tanzania.

Research Focus

  • Macro Economics
  • Growth Economics
  • Trade Theory
  • Poverty Research



  • Tutorial "Principles of Development Economics (B.Sc.)" (Faculty of Management and Economics)
  • Tutorial "Growth and Development Economics (M.Sc.)" (Faculty of Management and Economics)
  • Methods of Empirical Social Research: How to Conduct a Field Survey (MADM)


Supervision of Bachelor and Master theses (MADM programme and Faculty of Management and Economics):

  • Thompson, Prince (2024): Parental Influence on Adolescents' Access to Reproductive Health Services in Komenda Edina Eguafo Abrem (KEEA), Central Region-Ghana
  • Asmaa Nabawy (2023): The Impact of Foreign Aid on Economic Growth and Development in Developing Countries – A literature-based analysis
  • Pamela Cruz Martinez (2022): Analyzing the role of entrepreneurship programs for women in Mexico. Case study of Proyecto Mati in Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Setonji Ogunbiyi (2022): Parental perceptions of child health and polio vaccination uptake in Odeda Local Government Area of Ogun State, Nigeria
  • Nese Erdogan (2021): “Trade, Growth, Income Inequality and Poverty Dynamics in Developing countries – A Literature Based Analysis”
  • Thu, Vu Thanh (2020) "The Middle-Income-Trap: A Theoretical Analysis"
  • Tamang, Manjil (2020) "The Productivity of Urban Farmers in Bamenda, Cameroon"
  • Oladele, Oluwaseyi Ismail (2019) "Usage of Insecticide-Treated Nets among Children under Five Years in Adisadel, Ghana"


Institute of Development Research and Development
Ruhr University Bochum
Room 2.04
Universitaetsstr. 105
D-44789 Bochum
E-Mail: ieeoffice@rub.de
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-22418