Dr Matthias Blum

  • Dr Matthias Blum


Dr Matthias Blum is an economist with research interests in development, health, nutrition and migration. His own published research addresses global long-run economic development, especially during the past two centuries.

His goal as a PhD supervisor is to help his students graduate with a valuable skillset that prepares them to achieve a career in academia or in industry.

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Open to PhD applications in the field of 

  • Migration
  • Commodity markets
  • Famine and food security
  • Determinants of NS membership in Nazi Germany.
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Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Science

Queen's Management School


Research students

PhD title: Trust, ethnic identity and economic development

Name: Mr Haicheng Jiang
Years of Study: 2016 - present
Country: China



Alumni: where are they now?

Dr Emmanuel Benjamin

PhD title: Financial institutions and trends in sustainable agriculture: Synergy in rural sub-Saharan Africa

Years of Study: 2011 - 2015
Country: Nigeria / Germany
Current position: Lecturer in Economics, Technische Universität München


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