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Dr. Rogelio Madrueño

Research Fellow — focus on global development and global challenges

MadrueñoDr. Rogelio Madrueño

Research Fellow

Center for Advanced Security, Strategic and Integration Studies (CASSIS), University of Bonn

Römerstraße 164
D-53117 Bonn

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Twitter: @RogerMadrueno





Consultation hour / University courses

Office hours: every Friday 10:00 am - 11:00 am (or by videoconference after previous arrangements)



University courses during the winter semester 2021/2022:
• Rethinking inequality and redistribution (GLE II - Master Soziologie)
• Changing interdependencies, power, and the 'Global South' (GMIB – Master Soziologie)



Research profile

Dr. Rogelio Madrueño focuses on the challenges and threats for global development and global governance with special emphasis on the 'Global South'.
Dr. Madrueño holds a PhD in International Economics and Development (summa cum laude) from the Complutense University of Madrid. He earned his M.A. in Intl. Relations at the Instituto Universitario de Investigación Ortega y Gasset, Spain, and his B.A. degree in Economics at the Faculty of Economics, UNAM, Mexico. Dr. Madrueño has been visiting researcher at the Universities of Oxford, Cantabria, Oldenburg, Marburg, Göttingen, Greifswald and the Complutense Institute of Intl. Studies. He is member of the National System of Researchers in Mexico (Conacyt) and has been a board member of the Spanish Network of Development Studies (2020-2023). He is also a reviewer for several scientific journals in the field of development studies.



Research interest

Global inequality, economic growth and development, global governance, policy coherence for development, international cooperation, 'global South', Latin America, middle income-countries, and development discourse.



Research projects

Global Inequalities and Systemic Risks: Challenges and Threats for Global Governance in the 21st Century.




Most outstanding publications in recent years:

Madrueño, R. & Martínez Oses, P. (2019): "Development Studies in Spanish: A Critical and Constructive Response from the Peripheries, in Baud, I., Basile, E., Kontinen, T., von Itter, S. (Eds.) Building Development Studies for the New Millennium, London, Palgrave Macmillan: Doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-04052-9_3

Madrueño, R. & Tezanos, S. (2018): "The contemporary development discourse: Analysing the influence of development studies' journals. World Development, 109: 334-345

Madrueño, R. (2017): "Assessment of socio-economic development through country classifications: A cluster analysis of the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) and the European Union (EU)", Revista de Economía Mundial/ World Economy Journal, 47: 43-64 (Prize Jose Luis Sampedro)

Madrueño, R. (2017): "Gobernanza, desarrollo y seguridad: trilemas e implicaciones para la coherencia de políticas", Iberoamerican Journal of Development Studies, 6 (1): 76-101

Madrueño, R. (2017): "Global income distribution and the middle-income strata: implications for the World Development Taxonomy Debate", The European Journal of Development Research. doi:10.1057/ejdr.2015.61

Madrueño, R. (2016): " Instituciones, violencia criminal e interdependencia: el camino acotado del desarrollo en América Latina y el Caribe", Íconos. Revista de Ciencias Sociales (FLACSO, Ecuador), 55: 45-67 DOI:

Madrueño, R. (2016): "Human security and the new global threats: discourse, taxonomy and implications", Global Policy doi:10.1111/1758-5899.12290

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