RWI Team

CV Dr. Gunther Bensch

Date of Birth
German; English; Portuguese; French; Spanish


since 8/2008

RWI, Researcher, research department “Environment and Resources”

2/2007 - 7/2008

Student Assistant at RWI, research department “Environment and Resources”

4/2007 - 7/2007

Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ), Rwanda, Intern

7/2006 - 8/2006

National University Eduardo Mondlane, Mozambique, University teaching position on “Sustainable Development – Applied Dynamic Optimization”

7/2004 - 8/2005

Institute for International Economic Policy Bonn, Germany, Student assistant, Research within a project funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG)

8/2002 - 9/2002

Institute for Integrated Production Hanover, Germany, Student assistant


2008 - 2013

Dr.rer.oec. (Ph.D. in Economics) at Ruhr University Bochum, Germany; Title: “Empirical Insights on Energy Access and its Poverty Impacts in Sub-Saharan Africa” (summa cum laude), Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Christoph M. Schmidt

2003 - 2008

Studies in Economics at University of Bonn, Germany (Diploma)

2004 - 2007

Studies in Political Sciences, Cultural Sciences, Constitutional, Social and Economic History at University of Bonn, Germany

2005 - 2006

Studies in Economics at New University of Lisbon, Portugal

2002 - 2003

Studies in Business Sciences at Distance Teaching University Hagen, Germany

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