Dr Philip Mader

Post:Fellow (Institute of Development Studies)
Personal homepage:Philip Mader at IDS
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For my full up-to-date biography see my IDS website staff profile.


Philip Mader is a research fellow in the Business, Markets and the State research cluster at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) with over 7 years’ research and consulting experience in the field of international development. His research areas include finance and development, management of public goods, financialisation, financial inclusion and financial literacy, youth employment and labour markets.

His prior research, which focused on microfinance and its connections with poverty and financial markets, was awarded two major PhD prizes. He has research and consulting experience in India and has been invited to speak at conferences and specialist workshops on several continents. He has taught courses in sociology, political economy and theory of knowledge at the Universities of Cologne and Basel.