Michael Stolpe

Senior Economist at the Kiel Institute for the World Economy

Michael Stolpe is a Senior Economist at the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, in Germany, where he leads its research project on the global health economy. He is a founding member of the DFG Cluster of Excellence "Precision Medicine," one of the world’s leading research collaborations on chronic inflammatory processes in the human body, associated with a wide range of diseases whose prevalence is rapidly increasing in many industrialized countries. Michael Stolpe is also a principal investigator in the interdisciplinary Leibniz Research Alliance “INFECTIONS in an Urbanizing World – Humans, Animals, Environments (InfUrb)” where his contribution addresses the economics of antimicrobial resistance. His other research is focused on health inequalities, investments in health over the lifecycle, early retirement and pension policy, the social costs of HIV/AIDS, medical decision making, and innovation in medical technology and medical practice. From previous projects, he has additional expertise in venture capital finance, international economics and economic growth. He teaches health economics at the University of Kiel.

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