Dr. Philipp Baumgartner

Country of current residence

Italy

Current position

Rural Development Specialist

Current institute employer

International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Rom

Since

2015

Website current institute

www.ifad.org

Profession

Agricultural Economist

Degrees / expertise

MSc Political Economy of Development | Development Economics School of Oriental and African Studies, London

Diplom (MA) Regional Studies Southeast Asia, Economics and Politics | University of Passau, Germany

2015

Baumgartner, P. 2015. The impact of large-scale land-acquisition in East Africa on poverty reduction and rural economy: Studies from Ethiopia and Uganda. Doctoral thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. Download [DOCX | 10.64KB]

2013

Baumgartner, P., von Braun, J., Abebaw, D., and M. Mueller. 2013. Impact of Large-scale land investments on income, prices and employment: empirical analyses in Ethiopia. Paper presented at: Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty, Washington D.C. April 8-11, 2013, : 1-30. Further Information

2012

Baumgartner, P. 2012. Change in trend and new types of large-scale investments in Ethiopia: Mis-Matching demand for and supply of agricultural land.. Download [PDF | 1.36MB]
Baumgartner, Philipp. 2012. Change in trend and new types of large-scale investments in Ethiopia. In: T. Allan, M. Keulertz, S. Sojam, & J. Warner (Eds.) (eds.): Handbook of Land and Water Grabs in Africa: Foreign Direct Investment and Food and Water Security. London: Routledge International Handbooks. pp. 176–190. Further Information
Berger, A.; Brautigam, D. and P. Baumgartner. 2012. Why are we so critical about China’s Engagement in Africa?. In: in Fues, T. and Y. Liu (eds.): Global Governance and Building a Harmonious World – A comparision of European Chinese concepts for international affairs. DIE - Bonn. 3. Further Information

2011

Baumgartner, P., Berger, A., Brautigam, D.. 2011. Die Kritik an Chinas Entwicklungshilfe ist übertrieben. Die ZEIT online, Aug 16, 2011: 3. Further Information
Junge, N.; Beddies, S.; Ahmad; N.. 2011. Political Economy in Practice - Lessons from the field; Social Analysis - World Bank, Washington D.C.. Download [PDF | 1.05MB]
Nkonya, E., Gerber, N., Baumgartner, P., von Braun, J., De Pinto, A., Graw, V., Kato, E., Kloos, J., Walter, T. 2011. The Economics of Desertification, Land Degradation, and Drought Toward an Integrated Global Assessment, ZEF- Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 150, Center for Development Research, Bonn, May 2011. (Misc. 150; Center for Development Research, Bonn, May 2011) 197 Further Information

Additionals, Curriculum Vitae
and Downloads
Research themes
  • Land use and food security
  • Institutions
  • Growth, inequality and poverty
Research countries
  • Ethiopia
  • Uganda
Research topic
The impact of large-scale land-acquisition in East Africa on poverty reduction and the rural economy: studies in Ethiopia and Uganda
Research projects

The Economics of Desertification, Land Degradation and Drought (in coop with IFPRI)

Working groups

ZEF economic faculty |

LuPE e.V.

Additional information

Assosciate Technical Advisor - Value Chains| IFAD p.baumgartner@ifad.org

Professional experience

Social Analyst | World Bank Social Development Department , Washington D.C.

Degrees

MSc Political Economy of Development | Development Economics School of Oriental and African Studies, London

Diplom (MA) Regional Studies Southeast Asia, Economics and Politics | University of Passau, Germany

Research partners

Ethiopian Economist Assosciation (EEA), Addis Ababa |

 

Agricultural Economics Faculty, Makerere University, Kampala

Doctoral research funded by

Stipendiary of Protestant Academic Merit Foundation (Ev. Studienwerk Villigst e.V.) www.evstudienwerk.de |

Dr. Hermann Eiselen Doctoral Programm of the Foundation fiat panis |

ZEF

Supervisors of
doctoral work

Prof. Dr. J. von Braun (ZEF)

Prof. Dr. G. Schiefer (Uni Bonn)

Prof. Dr. A. Admassie (EEA, Addis)

Advisor at ZEF

Dr. Nicolas Gerber (ZEF)

Dr. Marc Müller (ZEF)

Philipp Baumgartner

Former Junior Researcher

E-Mail:
pbaumgartner(at)uni-bonn.de

Department:
ZEF b