Sebastian Vollmer

Sebastian Vollmer is currently an assistant professor of development economics at the University of Göttingen and an adjunct assistant professor of global health at the Harvard School of Public Health. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Göttingen and he was a postdoc at the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies.
Content by Sebastian Vollmer
  • Blog post

    Droughts and child health

    Child health plays a crucial role in human capital development yet, exposure to drought in the womb increases the child’s likelihood of being underweight – with knock-on effects for educational outcomes. Policies aimed at reducing child malnutrition need to start in the womb, not just after birth

    28 Jan 2015 | Santosh Kumar, Ramona Molitor, Sebastian Vollmer