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Prof. Dr. Renate Hartwig
Lehrstuhlinhaberin, Professorin

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Curriculum Vitae

2024 - present
Ruhr University Bochum, Professor for Empirical Development Economics
2024 - present
RWI, Economic Policy Lab Climate Change, Development & Migration
2019 - 2023
University of Göttingen, Faculty of Business and Economics, Assistant Professor
2019 - 2023
German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA), Research Fellow
2014 - 2019
University of Namur, Center for Research in the Economics of Development (CRED), Post-Doctoral Researcher
Ph.D. in Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam
M.Sc. in Demography, Lund University
M.A. in Development Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam

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Grimm, M., and R. Hartwig (2022). All Eyes on the Price: An Assessment of the Willingness-to-Pay for Eyeglasses in Rural Burkina Faso. Health Economics 31 (7): 1347-1367.


Grimm, M., R. Hartwig, A.K. Reitmann, and F. Yaya Bocoum (2021). Interhousehold Transfers: An Empirical Investigation of the Income-Transfer Relationship with Novel Data from Burkina Faso. World Development 144: 105486.


Sparrow, R., T. Dartanto, and R. Hartwig (2020). Dealing with the New Normal: Effects of Covid-19 in Indonesia. Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies 56 (3): 262-299.


Baland, J.-M., C. Gurkinger, and R. Hartwig (2019). Now or Later? The Allocation of the Pot and the Insurance Motive in Fixed Roscas. Journal of Development Economics 140: 1-11.


Bocoum, F., M. Grimm, R. Hartwig, and N. Zongo (2019). Can Information Increase the Understanding and Uptake of Insurance? Lessons from a Randomized Experiment in Rural Burkina Faso. Social Science & Medicine 220: 102-111.


Bocoum, F., M. Grimm, and R. Hartwig (2018). The Health Care Burden in Rural Burkina Faso: Consequences and Implications for Insurance Design. Social Science & Medicine - Population Health 6: 309-316.


Leibniz-Forschungsverbund Infections in an Urbanizing World - Humans, Animals, Environments
Mitglied der Leitungsebene
International Centre for Antimicrobial Resistance Solutions (ICARS)
Mitglied des Beratungsgremiums