Susan Steiner is an Adjunct Professor of Development Economics at the Leibniz Universität Hannover and Research Fellow at the Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) in Bonn.
She has held previous positions at the Center for Evaluation and Development (C4ED) in Mannheim, Germany, the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), the University of Manchester, UK, and the German Institute for Global and Area Studies in Hamburg, Germany. She received her PhD from the University of Leipzig in 2007. She works in the fields of development and transition economics, and her current research interest is mainly in microinsurance, household economics, gender, and social networks.
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