Professor of International and Development Politics, Heidelberg University
Axel Dreher is Professor of International and Development Politics at Heidelberg University, Germany. He is Editor of the Review of International Organizations and chairman of the Research Group on Development Economics of the German Economic Association. He is a CESIfo and CEPR Research Fellow, AidData Faculty Associate, Associated Professor at the University of Goettingen and KOF Swiss Economic Institute, and a member of the European Development Network (EUDN). Most of his research is on political economy, economic development, and international economics.
Recent work by Axel Dreher
China’s ‘on demand’ approach to foreign assistance may be motivated by good intentions, but it increases the risk of political misuse of aid