Working titel of the dissertation

Growth dependency of the construction industry in Swiss mountain regions

Research interests

  • Social Innovation
  • Post-Growth
  • Socioeconomics 
  • Mountain regions, rural and peripheral areas

Work Experience

09/13 - 03/18 Assistant COO Promotion of SMEs in developing countries, Foundation Business Professionals Network (BPN), Bern  
07/16 - 12/17 Research Assistant for the project Archetypes of transnational land acquisitions: towards a generalization of case study knowledge for informed soil governance (ATLAS), Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), University of Berne
04/15 - 06/15 Modul Assistant Geneva International Students’ Program, University of Geneva


2018 Master of Arts in Socioeconomics, University of Geneva
2013 Bachelor International Relations, University of Geneva
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Tschumi, Pascal; Winiger, Andrea; Wirth, Samuel; Mayer, Heike; Seidl, Irmi (2020). Wachstumsunabhängigkeit durch Soziale Innovationen? Eine Analyse potenzieller Wachstumswirkungen von Sozialen Innovationen im Schweizer Berggebiet. In: Lange, Bastian; Hülz, Martina; Schmid, Benedikt; Schulz, Christian (eds.) Postwachstumsgeographien. Raumbezüge diverser und alternativer Ökonomien (pp. 117-137). Bielefeld: transcript Verlag


Oberlack, Christoph; Winiger, Andrea; Kupferschmied, Patrick; Giger, Markus; Messerli, Peter; Rist, Stephan (November 2018). Archetypical strategies for safeguarding community access to land and natural resources in the global land rush (Unpublished). In: Earth System Governance Conference 2018. Utrecht, Netherlands. 5-8 November 2018.

Oberlack, Christoph; Winiger, Andrea; Anesini, Ursina Theresa (2018). Workshop-Report on ‘Governance in telecoupled land systems’ Bern, Switzerland: Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), University of Bern


Oberlack, Christoph; Winiger, Andrea; Kupferschmied, Patrick; Sietz, Diana; Eisenack, Klaus (2017). Research workshop "Analysing Archetypes in sustainability research". Workshop Report Centre for Development and Environment and Institute of Geography, University of Bern, Switzerland