Cornelia Staritz

Dr.in Cornelia Staritz PhD
Senior Research Associate
Contact: cornelia.staritz@univie.ac.at

Cornelia Staritz is Tenure Track Professor in Development Economics at the Department of Development Studies at the University of Vienna. She is also a Senior Research Associate at the Austrian Foundation for Development Research (ÖFSE) and a Research Associate at Policy Research on International Services and Manufacturing (PRISM) at the Department of Economics, University of Cape Town. She has been a member of ÖFSE's Supervisory Board since November 2020. She holds a PhD in Economics from the New School for Social Research and the Vienna University of Economics and Business. Her research focuses on development economics and policy, international trade and trade policy, global production networks and value chains, and commodity-based development and financialization and commodity markets.

Research Areas:

  • Development economics and policy
  • International trade and trade policy
  • Global value chains and production networks
  • Industrial policy in the context of global production networks
  • Labor conditions and rights in global production networkst
  • Commodity-based development
  • Financialization and commodity markets

Resume:


Career

  • Tenure Track Professor in Development Economics, Department of Development Studies, University of Vienna (since 08/2018).

  • Senior Research Associate, Austrian Foundation for Development Research (since 08/2018).

  • Research Associate, Policy Research on International Services and Manufacturing (PRISM) (since 01/2013).

  • Senior Researcher, Austrian Research Foundation for International Development (05/2011-07/2018).

  • Junior Professional Officer, International Trade Department, World Bank, Washington, DC. (10/2008-10/2010)

  • DOC-team Fellowship of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (2006-2008)

  • Fulbright scholarship for doctoral studies in the USA (2005-2006)

  • Institute for International Economics and Development, Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration (09/2003-08/2005)


Research stays

Countries:

Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Romania, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Vietnam

Institutionen:

  • Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin, Deutschland
  • PRISM, University of Cape Town, Südafrika
  • Institut für die Wissenschaften vom Menschen (IWM), Wien
  • School for Slavonic and Eastern European Studies (SSEES), University College London (UCL), UK
  • Centre for the Study of Political Economy (CSPE), University of Manchester, UK
  • United Nations University WIDER (World Institute for Development Economics Research), Helsinki, Finland

Expertise

  • Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
  • UNCTAD
  • Austrian Development Agency (ADA)
  • United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
  • Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
  • African Development Bank (AfDB)
  • The World Bank
  • Capturing the Gains Research Project at the University of Manchester

Teaching experience

  • Institut für Internationale Entwicklung / Universität Wien (seite 08/2018)
  • Fachhochschule bfi Wien (2011-2012)
  • Projekt Internationale Entwicklung, Universität Wien (2003-2010)
  • Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien (2003-2005)

Education

Ph.D. in Economics at the New School for Social Research, New York (2008)

Doctorate in Economics at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration (2011)

Master's degree in Economics and Business Administration at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration (2003)

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