Dr. Matthias Staudigel

Address:     Technical University 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.


Professional Experience

Since 04/2016              

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

03/2015 - 03/2016
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (DFG), Department of Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

11/2012 - 03/2015

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

11/2008 - 10/2012
Research Assistant, Institute of Agricultural Policy and Market Research, University of Giessen



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

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

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


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