Dr. Matthias Staudigel

Address:     Technical University of Munich
Chair of Marketing and Consumer Research
Alte Akademie 16
D-85354 Freising

Research Interests

The Economics of Food and Health: Consumer Behaviour, Retailer and Manufacturer Competition, Product Formulation, Policy Evaluation, Microeconometric Analyses.

Selected Publications

Staudigel, M. (2016): A soft pillow for hard times? Economic insecurity, food intake and body weight in Russia. Journal of Health Economics 50, 198 - 212.

Staudigel, M. and R. Schröck (2015): Food demand in Russia - Heterogeneous consumer segments over time. Journal of Agricultural Economics 66, 615-639.

Staudigel, M. (2013): On the application of household production theory to health and nutrition. In: Bahrs, E., Becker, T., Birner, R. et al. (eds.): Herausforderungen des globalen Wandels für Agrarentwicklung und Welternährung. Schriften der Gesellschaft für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften des Landbaues e.V., Band 48. Münster: Landwirtschaftsverlag, 33-46.

Staudigel, M. (2012): How do obese people afford to be obese? Consumption strategies of Russian households. Agricultural Economics 43, 701-714.

Staudigel, M. (2011): How (much) do food prices contribute to obesity in Russia? Economics and Human Biology 9, 133-147.

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Professional Experience

Since 04.2016
Postdoctoral Researcher, Chair of Marketing and Consumer Research,
Technical University of Munich

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (DFG), Department of Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada


Research Assistant, Center for international Development and Environmental Research (ZEU), University of Giessen

Research Assistant, Institute of Agricultural Policy and Market Research, University of Giessen



Ph.D. in Agricultural and Food Economics, Justus-Liebig-University of Giessen, Degree: Dr. agr.

Master in Food Economics, Justus-Liebig-University of Giessen, Degree: M.Sc.

Bachelor in Nutritional Sciences and Home Economics, Justus-Liebig-University of Giessen, Degree: B.Sc.


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