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Dr. Thomas Dufhues

Research Associate


External Environment for Agriculture and Policy Analysis (Agricultural Policy)

Research areas

Empirical research
Internal migration
Rural and micro financial intermediation
Decentralization and participation
Rural institutions and social networks
Subjective wellbeing
Transformation countries in Southeast and Central Asia

Personal details

Dr. Thomas Dufhues, joined IAMO in July 2015 again (after being absent for about a year) as a senior researcher in the Department Agricultural Policy. He studied agricultural sciences at the Universities of Bonn and Hohenheim in Germany. At the University of Hohenheim he also gained his doctoral degree in 2007 within the DFG financed "Sonderforschungsbereich 564". The doctorate research was on rural finance in Vietnam. He is a senior research associate not only at IAMO (where he also worked from 2005-2014) but also at the Philipps-University of Marburg, Germany, and the Technical University of Munich, Germany, where he implemented DFG and BMBF funded research projects. Dr. Thomas Dufhues successfully acquired several DFG funded projects.