Dr. Stephan Dietrich
7. Social Protection
Stephan Dietrich is a postdoctoral fellow at UNU-MERIT. He obtained a PhD in development economics from the University of Gottingen, Germany. His research interests include the analysis of household risk management processes and the impacts of micro-insurances, informal insurance networks, and safety net programs. His research methods include laboratory, field, and natural experiments that he applied in several studies in Colombia and Mexico. Currently he is part of research projects on the returns to social protection investments in Uganda and Lesotho.