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Dr. Jörg Langbein


Dr. Jörg Langbein

Jörg Langbein joined the RWI research division “Environment and Resources” in 2014. Before joining RWI, he worked as a researcher at the institute for “Environmental Resources and World Trade” at Leibniz University of Hanover. His research focuses on impact evaluations of development interventions using modern quantitative methods. In particular, he mainly analyses and implements household surveys to disentangle the effects of electrification in rural West Africa. He has gained field experience in Burkina Faso, Senegal, Tanzania, and Indonesia. Jörg Langbein holds a Master in Economics from the University of Goettingen and a Bachelor in Politics and Economics from the University of Muenster. He also studied in Montpellier and Lille, France.

Research Interests

Energy economics, development economics, applied econometrics

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Dr. Jörg Langbein

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