- Design, implementation and quality control of evaluations in development cooperation
- Research topics – bilateral development cooperation and sustainable economic development
- Empirical methods - both qualitative methods (e.g. focus groups) and quantitative methods (e.g. randomized controlled trials (RCTs), household surveys)
- Regional focus – Sub-Saharan Africa
Christoph Hartmann has worked as a Senior Evaluator at DEval since 2014. A major focus of his work is on effective implementation and evaluation of bilateral development cooperation as well as different aspects of sustainable economic development. He combines project management know-how with a passion for capacity building. Prior to joining the institute, he worked as Research Manager and Project Coordinator for Innovations for Poverty Action in Uganda, designing, implementing and quality-controlling randomized controlled trials (RCTs) for a variety of development programs. During his professional career he has also worked as a consultant for the International Labor Organization (ILO) in Geneva and for the International Organization for Migration (IOM), among others. Moreover, for the University of Gottingen, he was part of a research team evaluating the effects of agricultural marketing mechanisms in rural Kenya. He studied Development Economics, Social Psychology, Politics and International Law at the University of Goettingen (degree: Diplom-Sozialwirt).
Kaplan, M., C. Hartmann, M. Orth und K. Vorwerk (2018), “Privatunternehmen in der Entwicklungszusammenarbeit. Partnerschaft mit Zukunft?“, Aus Politik und Zeitgeschichte, Vol. 43-45/2018, Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung, Bonn, pp. 24-32. www.bpb.de/apuz/277728
Hartmann, C., F. Gaisbauer und K. Vorwerk (2017), Evaluierung des develoPPP.de-Programms, Deutsches Evaluierungsinstitut der Entwicklungszusammenarbeit (DEval), Bonn.
Vorwerk, K., C. Hartmann, F. Gaisbauer und Stefanie Krapp (2017), "Deutsche Entwicklungszusammenarbeit unter Einbindung der Privatwirtschaft: Evaluierung des develoPPP.de-Programms", Zeitschrift für Evaluation, Vol. 16/1, Münster, pp. 160-172,226-228.