Dr. Wolfgang Stojetz is a Senior Researcher at ISDC and a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Economics at Humboldt-University of Berlin. Previously, he was a Predoctoral Research Fellow at Yale University and a Research Affiliate at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin).
Wolfgang’s primary research interests are the economic, social and institutional interactions of development and violent mass conflict. His dissertation studied the causal impacts of wartime military service on long-term social behavior. It draws on ten months of fieldwork conducted in Central Angola and makes use of primary quantitative data at the household, individual and partner levels.
Wolfgang studied physics, mathematics and economics at the University of Colorado (Boulder), the Instituto Superior Técnico in Lisbon, Portugal, the University of Regensburg, Germany, and in the Berlin Doctoral Program in Economics and Management Science (BDPEMS). He holds a PhD in Economics from Humboldt-University of Berlin, and a Diplom in Physics from the University of Regensburg (equivalent to M.Sc.). Wolfgang has received grants from the Fulbright Program, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the United States Institute of Peace (USIP), the Portuguese Research Council (FCT), the German Physical Society (DPG), Humboldt-University of Berlin, and BDPEMS, and has served as a short-term consultant to ILO, PBSO, UNDP, and the World Bank.