Christine Binzel is Professor of Economics: Economy and Society of the Middle East at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU). Her research interests are in the fields of development economics, applied microeconomics, and behavioral economics, with a particular focus on the Middle East and North Africa. Christine Binzel studied economics at Hamburg University, Aarhus University, and Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, and received her PhD in economics from Humboldt University of Berlin in 2010. After a one-year appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor at Dartmouth College in 2010/2011, she joined Heidelberg University as a postdoctoral researcher. During this time, she was a visiting scholar at Harvard Kennedy School (2012) and at UC Berkeley (2014).

She joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in November 2010 and became a Research Fellow in July 2014.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 7516
published in: Economics Letters, 2013, 121(2), 214-217
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7259
revised version published in: Economic Journal, 2017, 127 (607), 2553 - 2580
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7183
published in: Journal of Development Economics, 2013, 103, 99-106
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5589
revised version published in: Labour Economics, 2011, 18 (S1), S98-S114