Lübke, Dr. Christian von

Position: 
Senior Research Fellow ; Cluster Coordinator, State & Governance
Email: 
christian.von.luebke [at] abi.uni-freiburg.de
Areas of Research: 
Governance, Democracy, Political Economy of Corruption, Socio-Economic Development, Inequality, Civil Society, IT/New Media, Research Methods
Regional Focus: 
Asia / Southeast Asia - particular focus on Indonesia

Projects

Conflict Transformation Initiatives by Religious Actors: A comparative study of Indonesia and the Philippines

Political Economy of Good Government –Controlled District-Level Comparisons in Four Indonesian Provinces

Elite Transformations in Southeast Asia

Restoration and reclamation of mined-out areas and other degraded lands for biodiversity conservation and rural development in Burkina Faso

Crosssectional Evaluation: Regionalization of Organzational Structures and  Measures (Friedrich Ebert Foundation / FES)

 

Short Bio

 

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Christian von Lübke is a political economist with particular interest in democratic governance and socio-economic development in Southeast Asia. While most of his professional and empirical work has focused on Indonesia and the Philippines, research interests increasingly extend to other parts of the region, including Thailand, Malaysia, and other parts of East Asia. His academic and professional work places great emphasis on interdisciplinarity and mixed methods.
Before joining the Arnold-Bergstraesser Institute, Dr. von Lübke was a postdoctoral research fellow at Stanford University (2008-2011) and Waseda University (2007). He worked as technical advisor for the World Bank and GIZ in various parts of rural Indonesia (2001-2006). In 2007, he joined an international team at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) analyzing effects of public-private action on investment and growth.
Dr. von Lübke’s research has been published in the Journal of Development Studies, Pacific Affairs, Asian Economic Journal, European Journal of East Asian Studies, Contemporary Southeast Asian Affairs, and Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies. He regularly contributes political analyses on Southeast Asia’s contemporary developments to Oxford Analytica.

 

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