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Dr. Sebastian VOLLMER Assistant Professor, Chair of Development Economics, University of Göttingen


2009 Ph.D., Economics (Dr. rer. pol.), University of Göttingen
2009-2012 Research Fellow, University of Hannover
Research Fellow and Instructor, Harvard University, Cambridge MA
since 2012 Adjunct Assistant Professor of Global Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Assistant Professor, Development Economics, University of Göttingen
 Consultant for the World Bank, UNDP, UNESCO, UNAIDS, FAO and Asian Development Bank


Vollmer, S., Alfven, T., Padayachy, J., Harttgen, K., Ghys, P., Bärnighausen, T.: HIV surveys in older adults: better data, better health, The Lancet HIV, 2(2), 2015, pp. e40-e41
Strulik, H., Vollmer, S.: The Fertility Transition around the World, Journal of Population Economics, 28(1), 2015, pp. 31-44
Vollmer, S., Harttgen, K., Subramanyam, M.A., Finlay, J., Klasen, S., Subramanian, S.V.: Association between economic growth and early childhood undernutrition: evidence from 121 Demographic and Health Surveys from 36 low-income and middle-income countries, The Lancet Global Health, 2(4), 2014, pp. e225-e234
Herzer, D., Strulik, H., Vollmer, S.: The Long-Run Determinants of Fertility: One Century of Demographic Change 1900-1999, Journal of Economic Growth, 17(4), 2012, pp. 357-385


German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung), 2000-2005
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg Fellowship, 2006-2009
DAAD Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2009-2011