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Dr. Christina Seeger

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Coordinator PhD-IDS

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Institute of Development Research and Development Policy
Ruhr-University Bochum
Universitätsstr. 105, Room 2.09
44789 Bochum
Germany

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Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-25153

Fax: +49 (0)234 / 32-14294

http://www.wiwi.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/lef/team/index.html.de

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Education and Certificates


  • Dr. rer. oec., Faculty of Management and Economics, Ruhr-University Bochum
  • Master of Science in Economics, University of Cologne
  • Bachelor of Science in Economics, University of Cologne
  • Certified Intercultural Trainer, IKUD, Göttingen

Research Interests


  • Applied Welfare Economics
  • Food and Agricultural Economics
  • Food Security and Food Safety
  • Market and Consumer Research
  • Risk Preferences

Research Projects and Field Work Experience

2019 - 2020:   Validating stated preferences through observing consumer’s actual behavior towards certified safe cabbage in Tamale, IWMI (Coordinator)
2016 - 2018:   Urban Food Plus project, BMBF (PhD cand. and coordinator)
Including fieldwork in Ghana (Tamale), Burkina Faso (Ouagadougou), Cameroon (Bamenda), and Mali (Bamako)

Research Grants

  • RUB Research School Plus Grant 'Project International' (PR.INT), 2018
    (Field research in Bamako (Mali), GlobE Pan-African Conference in Naivasha (Kenya))
  • RUB Research School Plus Grant 'Project International' (PR.INT), 2017
    (Field research in Tamale (Ghana), 3rd International Conference on Global Food Security, Cape Town (South Africa), International Alumni Conference, Gordons Bay (South Africa))

Publications

  • Seeger, C. (2021): Trust and Consumers’ Willingness to Pay for Safe and Certified Safe Vegetables in West African Cities: A Comparative Analysis of Tamale, Ouagadougou, Bamenda and Tamale. UA Ruhr Studies on Development and Global Governance, 74. Logos, Berlin.
  • Bertrand Njoh D., Feldt T., Seeger C., Dittrich N., Karg K., Gawum E., Witte A., van Veenhuizen R. (2018): Urban and peri-urban agriculture in Bamenda: a policy narrative. Bamenda, Cameroon.

Conferences and Workshops

  • Moderation of a Science-Development Practice Dialogue on the topic “New technologies for improved food security and food safety: Welfare impacts, adoption potential, and how to deal with adoption barriers” together with Prof. Dr. Löwenstein, GlobE Pan-African Conference 3- 5 December 2018, Naivasha, Kenya
  • "Economic valuation of food quality improvements in West African Cities: A comparative analysis of Tamale, Ouagadougou, and Bamenda", GlobE Pan-African Conference 3- 5 December 2018, Naivasha, Kenya.
  • "Trust, certification, and consumers’ willingness to pay for safe vegetables in Tamale, Ghana", Workshop on Urban Food Security in the global South, Bochum, 2 July 2018.
  • "Consumers' willingness to pay for uncertified safe and certified safe vegetables in Tamale", Urban Food Plus and University for Development Studies: Technical and Multi-Stakeholder Workshop, Tamale, Ghana, 7-9 March 2018.
  • "Trust, certification organizations, and consumers' willingness to pay for certified safe vegetables in Ghana", 3rd International Conference on Global Food Security, Cape Town, South Africa, 3-6 December 2017
  • "EU action on nutrition and its discontents" (poster presentation), 3rd International Conference on Global Food Security, Cape Town, South Africa, 3-6 December 2017
  • "Trust, certification organizations, and consumers' willingness to pay for certified safe vegetables in Ghana", International Alumni-Conference "Tackling the root causes of displacement in Sub-Sahara Africa", Gordons Bay, South Africa, 26 November – 01 December 2017
  • "Consumers' willingness to pay for vegetable quality improvements in West African cities", Urban Food Plus Summer School on "Building and sharing knowledge in urban agriculture", Göttingen, Germany, 21-23 June 2017

Teaching Activities

Institute of Development Research and Development Policy, Ruhr-University Bochum

- Since Summer Term 2021:   Lecture "Quantitative Research Methods" (MADM)
- Since Winter Term 2020/21:   Lecture "Research Methodology and Management" (PhD IDS)
‑ Since Summer Term 2019:   Lecture "Economic Reforms, Income, and Poverty" (MADM)
‑ Since Summer Term 2016:   Seminar "Intercultural Communication and Teambuilding" (MADM)

Faculty of Management and Economics

‑ Since Winter Term 2019/20:   Tutorial "Principles of Development Economics" (B.Sc.)
‑ Winter Term 2016/17-2017/18:   Seminar "Current Topics in Development Policies" (M.Sc.)
‑ Winter Term 2015/16-2018/19:   Tutorial "Grundlagen der Entwicklungspolitik" (B.Sc.)
‑ Since Summer Term 2015:   Tutorial "Growth and Development Economics" (M.Sc.)

How to contact us

Institute of Development Research and Development Policy
Ruhr University Bochum

Room 2.04
Universitaetsstr. 105
D-44789 Bochum

E-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Phone:   +49-(0)234 / 32-22418
or   32-22243
Fax:   +49-(0)234 / 32-14-294

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Latest Publications

Markus Kaltenborn: Social Protection, in: Koen De Feyter/Gamze Türkelli/Stéphanie De Moerloose (eds.), Law and Development Encyclopedia, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, 2021 (online available), and 6 more articles

Andrea Gatto and Elkhan Richard Sadik-Zada: Revisiting the East Asian Financial Crises: Lessons from Ethics and Development Patterns. In: Shahbaz M., Soliman A., Ullah S. (eds) Economic Growth and Financial Development. Springer, Cham. (online available)

Christina Seeger: Trust and consumers' willingness to pay for safe and certified safe vegetables in West African cities: a comparative analysis of Tamale, Ouagadougou, Bamenda and Bamako. UA Ruhr Studies on Development and Global Governance, vol. 74.

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