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David Stadelmann

Chair of Development Economics, Bayreuth University

Prof. Dr. David Stadelmann studied Economics as well as Mathematics at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland) where he received his PhD in 2010 in Economics and Social Sciences. He has been teaching and researching as a professor at the University of Bayreuth (Germany) since 2013 (call at age of 29). David Stadelmann's research interests include political, public and institutional economics as well as the broad topics of growth, development and international factor mobility. He has authored 28 scientific publications in international peer-reviewed journals (among others in the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Public Choice, Journal of Development Economics). He publishes policy relevant findings of his research in non-academic outlets such as newspapers, magazines and blogs and he is a regular guest at international conferences around the world. Since 2015 he is an editor of the peer-reviewed journal Kyklos – International Review for Social Sciences.


  • –present
    Chair of Development Economics, Bayreuth University


Reinhard-Selten Award, Ludwig-Erhard Award, Award for Science of the region of Vorarlberg