Dr Markus Pauli


Dr. Markus Pauli is Lecturer in Public Policy and Sustainability in the School of Law and Government, Dublin City University. He has held positions in the Political Science Department at the National University of SingaporeYale-NUS Singapore, Singapore Management University, and Heidelberg University, Germany.

His current research focuses on the political economy of decarbonization in a comparative perspective in Asia and Europe. His earlier research projects focused on financial inclusion and microfinance in India, governance of global food value chains in Southeast Asia, global governance and sustainable development.

Markus currently holds a Rising Talent Fellowship at Dublin City University, and previously had scholarships from the Cluster of Excellence ‘Asia and Europe in a Global Context’Heidelberg University, where he did his PhD and from the Friedrich Ebert Foundation. Markus studied at the Free University, Berlin and the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).

He has co-authored work on India´s democracy, socio-economic development, citizenship, and human security as well as on financial inclusion and collaborative governance for the Sustainable Development Goals. His forthcoming book is titled The Political Economy of Microfinance in South Asia in a Comparative Perspective.