Simon Heß wins award for development research

Dr. Simon Heß, postdoctoral researcher at the Chair of Development Economics, was awarded the “Young Researcher Award for Excellence in Policy Relevant Research on Developing Countries” by the Research Group on Development Economics of the Verein für Socialpolitik. The prize recognizes dissertations that combine original research with practical relevance. The prize is awarded with the support of the KfW Development Bank. Up to three prizes are awarded annually.

Dr. Heß received the top prize and the corresponding endowment of 5,000 euros.

Further information on the award can be found here.