Petra Dünhaupt

Petra Dünhaupt, Dr. rer. pol., is a research associate at the Berlin School of Economic and Law. In her current position she is responsible for project acquisitions.

Petra's current research centers around the consequences and impacts of international trade and integration into global value chains, with a focus on developing and emerging countries and development strategies.

Most recently, she participated in the international and interdisciplinary research project "Global Value Chains - Economic and Social Upgrading" at the BSEL, and the regional project “Core Labour Standards Plus (CLS+)”, initiated by the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Singapore. 

Petra holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Oldenburg and a M.A. in International and Development Economics from the HTW Berlin. 

Research Focus

  • Global Value Chains
  • Industrial Policy
  • Development Economics
  • Financialization and Income Distribution

Selected Publications

E: Petra.Duenhaupt(at)