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Dr. Jan Priebe

Research Fellow

Speaker Research Team

Short CV

  • Since 01/2018: Research Fellow at the GIGA Institute of Asian Studies

  • 08/2016 - 12/2017: Lecturer and post-doctoral research, University of Göttingen, Germany

  • 01/2015 - 07/2016: Senior Analyst, World Bank (based in Jakarta, Indonesia)

  • 06/2012 - 12/2014: Senior Economist, TNP2K (Indonesia’s National Team for the Acceleration of Poverty Reduction) & Palladium (based in Jakarta, Indonesia)

  • 12/2011 - 05/2012: Senior Specialist (Senior Referent), KfW Development Bank (based in Frankfurt, Germany)

  • 06/2011 - 11/2011: Post-doctoral researcher, University of Göttingen, Germany

  • 06/2009 - 10/2009: Lead Consultant for project on ‘Official poverty figures in Zambia’, DFID (based in Lusaka, Zambia and Göttingen, Germany)

  • Various short-term consultancies for BMZ, GIZ, HelpAge International, Unicef

  • Education: PhD in Economics, MA in International Economics, BA in Economics at the University of Göttingen, Germany

  • Study abroad: 01/2009 - 03/2009 at Delhi School of Economics; 07/2004 - 12/2004 at Universidad Torcuato di Tella (Buenos Aires, Argentina); 09/2012 - 03/2013 at UC Irvine & UC Washington D.C., USA


Current Research

  • Poverty and Inequality

  • Education and teacher performance pay

  • Social consequences of disabilities

  • Discrimination in labor markets

  • Discrimination in access to schooling


Countries and Regions

  • Indonesia

  • India


Research Programme

  • Growth and Development


Media Contributions