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Ann-Sophie Rinne

Research Fellow + Assoc. PhD Student

Room: 2.09

Email: Ann-Sophie.Rinne@rub.de

Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-12773


Short Profile

Ann-Sophie holds a B.Sc. in Economics of University Heidelberg and a M.Sc. in Economic Policy Consulting of Ruhr-Universität Bochum. Before joining the IEE as a research fellow and PhD student, she gained experience in the field of Development Cooperation by working for Deutsche Welthungerhilfe e.V. (WHH) and as an intern for the GIZ programme „Pan-African e-Commerce Initiative“ (PeCI). Moreover, she supported the IEE as a student assistant.

Research Focus

  • Consumption decisions of households facing poverty
  • Evaluation of economic policies



  • Tutorial "Principles of Development Economics (B.Sc.)", Faculty of Management and Economics
  • Tutorial "Growth and Development Economics (M.Sc.)", Faculty of Management and Economics


Institute of Development Research and Development
Ruhr University Bochum
Room 2.04
Universitaetsstr. 105
D-44789 Bochum
E-Mail: ieeoffice@rub.de
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-22418