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.
Open to PhD applications in the field of
- Commodity markets
- Famine and food security
- Determinants of NS membership in Nazi Germany.
PhD title: Trust, ethnic identity and economic development
Name: Mr Haicheng Jiang
Years of Study: 2016 - present
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