Johannes Matzat


Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
Alfred-Weber-Institute for Economics
Chair of International and Development Politics

Bergheimer Str. 58
D-69115 Heidelberg, Germany

Tel.: +49 - 6221 - 54 37 39
Fax: +49 - 6221 - 54 36 49


Room: AWI 01.022

Office hours: Upon e-Mail appointment


Johannes Matzat is a member of the Research Training Group "Globalization and Development" in Göttingen and is associated to the Chair of International and Development Politics at Heidelberg University under supervision of Prof. Axel Dreher.

He studied as a Master student in International Economics at the Georg-August-University Göttingen. In the course of his studies, he visited the Delhi School of Economics and the University of Copenhagen and gained work experience at the German Economic Research Institute (DIW Berlin) as well as at the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development. His research interests comprise Political Economy, Development Economics, Aid Effectiveness and Migration.


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Research Interests

Development Economics

Political Economy



Since 2018  Göttingen University, PhD Candidate

2016-2018    Göttingen University, MA International Economics

2013-2016    Bayreuth University, BA International Economics and Development


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