Dr. Holger Seebens

Country of current residence


Current position


Current institute employer

TH Nürnberg



Previous positions

2008 - 2010 Department für Agrarökonomie und Rurale Entwicklung, Universität Göttingen 2006-2007 Senior Researcher, Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn 2002-2005 Research Assistant, Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn

Other activities

◾Angewandte, empirische Volkswirtschaftslehre


Agricultural Economist


Contract agriculture, gender economics, labor markets

Degrees / expertise

MA Sociology


Seebens, H.  2009.  The Economics of Gender and the Household in Developing Countries.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn.  Further Information


Seebens, H. and P. Wobst.  2008.  The Gender Gap in Secondary Education in Africa.  In: Knudsen, H (eds.): Secondary Education: Challenges and Issues. Nova Science Publishers: New York.  


Ellis, A., M. Blackden, J. Cutura, F. MacCulloch, H. Seebens.  2007.  Gender and Economic Growth in Tanzania: Creating Opportunities for Women.  The World Bank. Washington, D.C.. Further Information


2006.  Female headed households, food demand and the estimation of equivalence scales. 
Seebens, H..  2006.  Household expenditure, female headed households and the estimation of equivalence scales. 
Seebens, H..  2006.  The contribution of female non-farm income to poverty reduction. Working Paper.. 


Darasteanu, C, M. Rusu, H. Seebens and P. Wobst.  2005.  The Linkages between Location of Sunflower and Sugar Beet Production and Related Processing Industries.  Agricultural Economics and Rural Development, 2 (8)   : 60-77   .
Rusu, M., H. Seebens, P. Wobst and B. Balint..  2005.  The Agricultural Household in Romania - An Agroregional Analysis.  Agricultural Economics and Rural Development, 2 (8)   : 33-40   .
Seebens, H.  2005.  Bargaining over Fertility in Rural Ethiopia.  Working Paper


Seebens, H.  2004.  Markets and Husbands: Female Headed Households and Soil Conservation in Kenya.  Presented at the “8th Biennial Conference of the International Society for Ecological Economists”, June 10-12, Montreal


Seebens, H. and P. Wobst.  2003.  Social and Individual Costs of Child Labour.  Presented at the “International Conference on Policy Modeling (EcoMod2003)”, July 5-6, Istanbul

Additionals, Curriculum Vitae
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Research themes
  • Renewable energy
Research countries
  • Ethiopia
  • Kenya
  • Tanzania
Research projects
PASAD - Policy Analysis for Sustainable Agricultural Development
Working groups

Poverty Group


MA Sociology


IFPRI (USA), Bunda College of Agriculture (Malawi), Economics Department University of Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), Sokoine University of Agriculture (Tanzania), University of Goettingen (Germany), Robert Bosch Foundation

Holger Seebens

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