Ass.-Prof. Mag. Mag. Dr. Cornelia Staritz, PhD

Tenure Track Development Economics

Department of Development Studies
Sensengasse 3/2/2
1090 Wien
T: +43-1-4277-641 10

Deputy Speaker of the Vienna Doctoral School of Social Sciences (ViDSS)

Deputy Director of Studies - Doctoral Studies Social Sciences

Office hours in winter term 2018:

Tuesday 12:00 - 13:00  and / or via email

In case an Office hour is cancelled please check Aktuelles

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Courses/ UFind: Overview

Research Focus

  • Development economics and policy
  • International trade and trade policy
  • Global value chains and production networks
  • Industrial policy in the context of global production networks
  • Working conditions and labour rights in global production networks
  • Commodity-based development
  • Financialisation and commodity markets


Cornelia Staritz is Tenure Track Professor in Development Economics at the Department of Development Studies at the University of Vienna. She is also a Senior Research Associate at the Austrian Foundation for Development Research (ÖFSE) and Research Associate at the Policy Research on International Services and Manufacturing (PRISM) at the Department of Economics at the University of Cape Town. She holds a PhD in Economics from the New School for Social Research and a Doctorate in Economics from the Vienna University of Economics and Business. Her research focuses on development economics and policy, international trade and trade policy, global production networks and value chains, and commodity-based development.