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Dr. rer. pol. Christian Ambrosius

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Freie Universität Berlin

ZI Lateinamerika-Institut

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

VWL/Ökonomie Lateinamerikas

Adresse
Rüdesheimer Str. 54-56
Raum 227
14197 Berlin
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+49 (0)30 838-55464

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Brief CV

2017-2019 Visiting Professor (DAAD-Langzeitdozent) at Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM). On leave from FU Berlin.

2015 (Nov/Dec) Visiting Scholar, University of Texas in Austin

2014 (Feb/March) Visiting Scholar, Columbia University, New York

since 2012 Research Associate and Lecturer at Freie Universität Berlin, Institute for Latin American Studies

2012 Ph.D. in Economics at Freie Universität Berlin

2010 - 2011 Member of the DFG Research Training Group "Between Spaces. Movements, Actors and Representations of Globalisation". Institute for Latin American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin

2007- 2009 Research Associate ("Wisenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter") in the Research Project "Financial Development and Macroeconomic Stabilisation Through Remittances? Potential Benefits and Governance" at Collaborative Research Center 700: Governance in Areas of Limited Statehood. Freie Universität Berlin

2007 Master’s Degree (M.A.) in International and Development Economics at University of Applied Sciences (HTW) Berlin

2004 - 2006 Development Consultant (Freelance)

2003 Diplom (equivalent to a Master’s degree) in Political Science at Freie Universität Berlin

2000 Diplôme du Programme International de Sciences Politiques et Sociales at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques (IEP) de Paris

1998 Vordiplom in Political Science (secondary: sociology, economics), University of Leipzig

Scholarships and Awards

2014 scholarship by Freie Universität Berlin (Research Alumni Program) for a visting scholarship at Columbia University, New York

2013 scholarship by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) for a short-term lectureship at Universidad Simeón Cañas, San Salvador, El Salvador

2010 – 2011 Scholarship by the German Research Foundation (DFG) as member of the International Research Training Group “Between Spaces. Movements, Actors and Representations of Globalisation”

2007 Scholarship by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) for writing a Master Thesis at UNDP Morocco

Universidad Nacional Autónomia de México (2017/2018)

Globalización y Desarrollo (posgrado, syllabus)

Desarrollo Económico (posgrado)

Macroeconomía III (posgrado)

Historia de Desarrollo Económico II (pregrado, syllabus)

Wintersemester 2016/2017

Interinstitutionelles Forschungsseminar Entwicklungsökonomie (HS), mit Kati Krähnert (DIW) (Syllabus folgt)

Economic Development (V/S), mit Alejandro Márquez Velázquez (Syllabus folgt)

Sommersemester 2016

Economic History of Latin America (HS), mit Michael Goebel

Wintersemester 2015/2016

Projektmodul (HS), mit Martina Sproll

Sommersemester 2015

Develoment Economics (V/S), mit Philipp Lepenies und Alejandro Márquez Velázquez

(link zum Syllabus)

Wintersemester 2014/2015

A Continent of Crises? Economic History of Latin America (HS), mit Michael Goebel

(link zum Syllabus)

Sommersemester 2014

Finanzen und Entwicklung (V/Ü), mit Dirk Ehnts

(links zu Lehrveranstaltungskonzept und Syllabus)

Lateinamerika als Laboratorium der Moderne (HS/Ü): Fallstudien, mit Martina Sproll

(link zum Seminarprogramm)

Wintersemester 2013/2014

Lateinamerika als Laboratorium der Moderne (HS/Ü): Fallstudien, mit Martina Sproll

(link zum Lehrveranstaltungskonzept)

Entwicklungstheorie und -politik: Fallstudien (HS/Ü)

(link zum Lehrveranstaltungskonzept)

Sommersemester 2013

Entwicklungstheorie und -politik: Fallstudien (HS/Ü)

Finanzen und Entwicklung: Fallstudien (HS), mit Barbara Fritz

(link zum Lehrveranstaltungskonzept)

Wintersemester 2012/2013

Finanzen und Entwicklung (V/Ü), mit Barbara Fritz

(links zu Lehrveranstaltungskonzept und Syllabus)

Grundfragen der Politischen Ökonomie Lateinamerikas (PS), mit Constantin Groll

(link zum Lehrveranstaltungskonzept)

Sommersemester 2012

Entwicklungstheorie und -politik: Fallstudien (HS/Ü)

(link zum Lehrveranstaltungskonzept)

Wintersemester 2010/2011

Finanzen und Entwicklung (Ü), mit Barbara Fritz

Wintersemester 2009/2010

Migration und Entwicklung (HS), mit Ursula Stiegler und Christiane Ströh

s. "Publikationen"

Forschung und Publikationen

Ongoing Research

Selected Journal Articles

Other Articles (Selection)

  • Centro y Periferia en las Relaciones Monetarias Globales. In: América Latina: movimiento de capitales y su efecto sobre el modelo liderado por las exportaciones (ed. Noemu Levy and Jorge Bustamente, 2020, UNAM)
  • Chapter 19: Remittances. In: Kaltmeier et al. The Routledge Handbook to the Political Economy and Governance of the America (with Barbara Fritz and Ursula Stiegler, 2020)
  • So weit von Gott, so nah an Trump. Das mexikanische Wahljahr steht unter dem Zeichen von "America First". In: Internationale Politik, 29.Juni 2018
  • Remittances and the Transformation of Local Spaces. The Case of Financial Markets in Mexico. Iberoamericana, No. 48, 2012. Dossier "Entre espacios: entrelazamientos y movimientos en América Latina"
  • Remittances and Financial Development: Lessons from the Salvadoran Case. Savings and Development 35(1), 2011, pp. 1-27
  • Arbeitsmigration als Entwicklungschance? Remittances und die Rolle des Finanzsektors im lateinamerikanischen Kontext. Leviathan, Special Edition „Globalisierung Süd“, 2011, pp. 267–292 (with Barbara Fritz and Ursula Stiegler
  • Remittances and the Financial Sector. Insights from Latin America. Forum for Interamerican Research 6(2), 2013, Special Edition „Migrations Between Spaces in the Americas“ (with Barbara Fritz and Ursula Stiegler)
  • Finanzmärkte in Räumen begrenzter Staatlichkeit: Makroökonomische Stabilität und Finanzielle Inklusion aus Governance-Perspektive. In M. Beisheim et al., eds. Wozu Staat? Governance in Räumen konsolidierter und begrenzter Staatlichkeit. Baden Baden: Nomos, 2011, pp. 221–250 (with Ursula Stiegler)
  • O potencial das remessas dos migrantes para a governação e o desenvolvimento financeiro no contexto EUA-México. In A. Malamud and F. Carrillo, eds. Migraciones, Cohesión Social y Gobernabilidad: Perspectivas Euro-Latino-Americanas. Imprensa de Ciências Sociais, 2011, Lisbon: ICS-Lisboa (with Barbara Fritz and Ursula Stiegler), pp. 101-128
  • Financial Development and Macroeconomic Stabilization through Migrant Remittances? Potential Benefits and Policies. In: Knerr, Béatrice (ed.): Transfers from International Migration: A Strategy of Economic and Social Stabilization at National and Household Level. 2012, Kassel: Kassel University Press, pp. 129-161 (with Barbara Fritz and Ursula Stiegler)
  • Finansysteme Lateinamerikas. In: Lateinamerikalexikon, Peter Hammer Verlag. 2013, pp. 109-112
  • Remittances. Online Dictionary Social and Political Key Terms of the Americas: Politics, Inequalities, and North-South Relations, Version 1.0 (2012) (with Barbara Fritz and Ursula Stiegler)
  • Geldsendungen von Migranten in ihre Heimatländer - ein "Manna" für wirtschaftliche Entwicklung? In: GIGA Focus Global Nr. 10, 2008 (with Barbara Fritz and Ursula Stiegler)

Recent and Upcoming Conference Presentations and Lectures (Selection)

LACEA-LAMES Conference in Puebla (November 2019), Escuela de Gobierno y Transformación Pública, Tec de Montery, Mexico (invited seminar, November 2019), CIDE Mexico (invited seminar, August 2019),  Annual Conference of the Research Committee on Development Economics (AEL) of the German Economic Association (Berlin, June 2019), ITAM Mexico (invited workshop, May 2019), FLACSO Mexico (invited seminar, March 2019), Red de Economía Politica de Latinoamérica (Bogotá, June 2018), 2nd Conference on Globalization and Development (Göttingen, May 2018), FLACSO Mexico (invited seminar, April 2018), International Political Economy Society (IPES, Austin 2017), Colegio de México (invited seminar, Oct 2017), 10th Migration and Development Conference (Clermont-Ferrand, 2017), Migration and International Political Economy (LSE, 2017), International Political Economy Society (IPES, North Carolina, 2016), 20 Years Anniversary Conference of the FMM Research Network (Berlin, 2016), Annual Conference of the German Economics Association (VfS) (Augsburg, 2016), Nordic Conference on Development Economics (Oslo, 2016), Research Seminar at the Institute of Social Studies (ISS, The Hague, 2016), Annual Conference of the Research Committee on Development Economics (AEL) of the German Economic Association (Heidelberg, 2016), Workshop on Financial Crisis Management and its Consequences in Comparative Perspective (Berlin, 2016), Annual Conference of the German Economics Association (VfS) (Münster, 2015), Nordic Conference on Development Economics (Copenhagen, 2015), Annual Conference of the Research Committee on Development Economics (AEL) of the German Economic Association (Passau, 2014), Invited Lecture at the Summer School of the Berlin Graduate School of Social Sciences (Humboldt University/WZB Berlin,  2014), Presentation at the Seminar Series for Development Economics of the Development Economics Network Berlin (DENeB), DIW Berlin, January 10th, 2014, „University Meets Microfinance”- Workshop (Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, 2013), Norface Migration Network Conference (UCL London, 2013 and 2011),  Annual Conference of the Research Committee on Development Economics (AEL) of the German Economic Association (Munich, 2013)