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Stefan Klonner has been Professor of Development Economics at Heidelberg's South Asia Institute since 2010. He earned a Master's degree in Statistics and Econometrics from the University of Utah in 1996, and a Ph.D. in Economics from the Ruprecht-Karls University, Heidelberg in 2001. Previously, he has held positions as Postdoctoral Fellow and Visiting Lecturer at Yale University, Assistant Professor at Cornell University, and Professor of International and Development Economics at Goethe University, Frankfurt. His research focusses on microeconomic aspects of low-income economies – in particular, credit, insurance, health, poverty targeting, and impact evaluation of welfare programmes. His regional specialisation is South India, where he has carried out extensive data collection and field studies.
Posts by Stefan Klonner
Workfare programmes are an old tool to provide necessary income support to the poorest in times of recessions, droughts, and now pandemics. Yet, these are often questioned for their effectiveness. As ...
The under-representation of women in leadership positions is often attributed to systematic gender differences in the inclination to compete. Do gender-balanced social norms have the potential to clos...