Publications | Growth and Development

Robert Kappel / Birte Pfeiffer / Helmut Reisen

Wie Chinas Neuausrichtung Afrikas Wachstum beeinflussen wird

Ökonomenstimme, 2016

Robert Kappel

Ringen um Einfluss: Afrika im Fadenkreuz der Interessen

Neue Gesellschaft/Frankfurter Hefte, 63, 2016, 12, 40-44

Jann Lay / Sebastian Renner

Not on the "Paris Track": Climate Protection Efforts in Developing Countries

GIGA Focus Global, 08/2016

Laurence Marfaing

"Made in China" et le rêve de Chine; une alternative à l'occident

in: Karsten Giese / Laurence Marfaing (eds.), Entrepreneurs africains et chinois: Les impacts sociaux d’une rencontre particulière, Paris: Karthala, 2016, 305-341

Amrita Narlikar / Diana Tussie

Breakthrough at Bali? Explanations, Aftermath, Implications

International Negotiation, 21, 2016, 2, 209 – 232

Kerstin Nolte / Wytske Chamberlain / Markus Giger

International Land Deals of Agriculture: Fresh insights from the Land Matrix: Analytical Report II

Land Matrix, 2016

Yun Schüler-Zhou

„Industrie 4.0“ – Ist Deutschland für die Zukunft gut aufgestellt?

in: Chunrong Zheng / Xuewu Gu / Bo Jiang / Gang Pei (eds.), Grundlagen und Quellen der Innovationsfähigkeit Deutschlands, Beijing: Social Sciences Academic Press, 2016, 453-468

Michael Stasik / Alena Thiel

Market men and station women: changing significations of gendered space in Accra, Ghana

Journal of Contemporary African Studies, 34, 2016, 4, 459-478

Alena Thiel

"Tu peux me tromper sur le prix, mais pas sur la marchandise": Imaginaires d’authenticité et leurs négociations dans le marché de marchandises de Chine à Accra

in: Karsten Giese / Laurence Marfaing (eds.), Entrepreneurs africains et chinois: Les impacts sociaux d’une rencontre particulière, Paris: Karthala, 2016, 345-370

Katharina van Treeck / Cuntao Xia

Wages in Asia and the Pacific and the Arab States


Iris Wieczorek

Japan’s Alternatives to Silicon Valley

GIGA Focus Asia, 03/2016

Rocco Zizzamia / Simone Schotte / Murray Leibbrandt / Vimal Ranchhod

Vulnerability and the middle class in South Africa

SALDRU Working Paper, 188 / NIDS Discussion Paper 2016/15, 2016

Marcus Conlé

Architectural Innovation in China: The Concept and its Implications for Institutional Analysis

Duisburger Arbeitspapiere Ostasienwissenschaften, 2015, 104

C. Dislich / E. Hettig / J. Heinonen / J. Lay / et al.

Towards an integrated ecological-economic land-use change model

EFForTS discussion paper series, 17, 2015

Marina Dodlova / Anna Giolbas

Regime Type, Inequality, and Redistributive Transfers in Developing Countries

GIGA Working Paper, No. 273, May 2015

Marina Dodlova / Kristin Göbel / Michael Grimm / Jann Lay

Constrained Firms, Not Subsistence Activities: Evidence on Capital Returns and Accumulation in Peruvian Microenterprises

Labour Economics, 33, 2015, 94-110

Markus Fraundorfer / Florian Rabitz

Brazil and the Durban Platform. Ambitions and Expectations

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 08/2015

Lena Giesbert / Susan Steiner

Client Perceptions of the Value of Microinsurance: Evidence from Southern Ghana

Journal of International Development, 27, 2015, 1, 15–35

Karsten Giese / Alena Thiel

The psychological contract in Chinese-African informal labor relations

International Journal of Human Resource Management, 26, 2015, 14, 1807-1826

Karsten Giese / Alena Thiel

Chinese factor in the space, place and agency of female head porters in urban Ghana

Social & Cultural Geography, 16, 2015, 4, 444-464

Wolfgang Hein / Robert Kappel

A Background Paper on the Performance and Impact of Social Entrepreneurs

Siemens Stiftung, 2015

Elisabeth Hettig / Jann Lay / Kacana Sipangule

Drivers of households' land-use decisions: A critical review of micro-level studies in tropical regions

EFForTS discussion paper series, 15, 2015

Meike Hohberg / Jann Lay

The impact of minimum wages on informal and formal labor market outcomes: Evidence from Indonesia

IZA Journal of Labor and Development, 4, 2015, 14

Robert Kappel / Babette Never

East Africa’s highway to oil

The Current Column, 2015, 26 January 2015, 1-2

Robert Kappel / Babette Never

Ostafrikas „Highway to Oil“

Die Aktuelle Kolumne, 2015, 26.01.2015, 1-2

Laurence Marfaing / Alena Thiel

Demystifying Chinese Business Strength in Urban Senegal and Ghana: Structural Change and the Performativity of Rumours

Canadian Journal of African Studies, 48, 2015, 3, 405-423

Laurence Marfaing / Alena Thiel

Networks, spheres of influence and the mediation of opportunity: the case of West African trade agents in China

Journal of Panafrican Studies, 7, 2015, 10, 65-84

Laurence Marfaing

Importations de marchandises chinoises et mobilité sous-régionale en Afrique de l'ouest

Cahiers D'etudes Africaines, LV (2), 2015, 218, 359-379

Gibson Masumbu / Martin Ostermeier / Kacana Sipangule

Job Quality Matters

D+C Development and Cooperation, 42, 2015, 2, 34-35

Amrita Narlikar

The Power of the Powerless: The Politics of Poverty at the Doha Round

Foreign Affairs, 2015, March 12

Kerstin Nolte / Martin Ostermeier

A new type of teritorial expansion

Soil Atlas 2015 - Facts and figures about earth, land and fields, 2015, 38-39

Kerstin Nolte / Susanne Johanna Väth

Interplay of Land Governance and Large-Scale Agricultural Investment: Evidence from Ghana and Kenya

Journal of Modern African Studies, 53, 2015, 1, 69-92

Martin Ostermeier / Sarah Linde / Jann Lay / Sebastian Prediger

SMARTer Indicators for Decent Work in a Post-2015 Development Agenda: A Discussion and a Proposal

GIGA Working Paper, No. 266, February 2015

Martin Ostermeier / Sarah Linde / Jann Lay / Sebastian Prediger

SMARTer indicators for decent work in a post-2015 development agenda: A proposal

International Labour Review, 154, 2015, 3, 285-302

Birte Pfeiffer

"Upgrading" in Wertschöpfungsketten – Global und Regional?

GIGA Focus Global, 08/2015

Miriam Prys-Hansen / Benedikt Franz

Von Addis Abeba nach Paris: Das Super-Gipfeljahr zur Nachhaltigkeit 2015

GIGA Focus Global, 04/2015

Günter Schucher

Verfälschte PISA-Ergebnisse? Zur Bildungsbenachteiligung von Migrantenkindern in Shanghai

ASIEN. The German Journal On Contemporary Asia, 137, 2015, 6, 50-76

Yun Schüler-Zhou

Chinesische Investoren entdecken die Vielfalt Europas

GIGA Focus Asia, 05/2015

Margot Schüller / Yun Schüler-Zhou

Chinas Seidenstraßen-Initiative trifft auf transeuropäische Infrastrukturpolitik

GIGA Focus Asia, 08/2015

Stefan Schwarze / Katharina Trapp / et al.

Rubber vs. oil palm: an analysis of factors influencing smallholders’ crop choice in Jambi, Indonesia

EFForTS Discussion Paper Series, 11, 2015

Martyn Andrews / Jennifer Golan / Jann Lay

Inefficiency of male and female on-farm labour supply: Evidence from Uganda

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 97, 2014, 3, 998-1019

Elisabeth Boesen / Laurence Marfaing / Mirjam de Bruijn

Nomadism and mobility in the Sahara-Sahel: introduction

Canadian Journal of African Studies, 48, 2014, 1, 1-12

Alexander De Juan / Sarah Schwahn

Steigende Temperaturen in schwachen Staaten: Klimawandel und Gewalt im Nahen Osten

GIGA Focus Middle East, 01/2014

Karsten Giese / Alena Thiel

The Vulnerable Other – Distorted Equity in Chinese-Ghanaian Employment Relations

Ethnic and Racial Studies, 37, 2014, 6, 1101-1120

Michael Jakob / Jan Christoph Steckel / Stephan Klasen / Jann Lay / Nicole Grunewald / Inmaculada Martínez-Zarzoso / Sebastian Renner / Ottmar Edenhofer

Feasible Mitigation Actions in Developing Countries

Nature Climate Change, 4, 2014, 11, 961-968

Manfred Liebel

Gewerkschaften anderer Art: organisierte Kinder in Lateinamerika

GIGA Focus Latin America, 09/2014

Laurence Marfaing / Elisabeth Boesen (eds.)

Mobilités dans l'espace ouest africain: ressources, développement et intégration régionale

Paris: Karthala, 2014

Laurence Marfaing

Travailleurs migrants dans les villes du Sahara-Sahel comme Nouakchott et Bamako: la mobilité pour la ressource

in: Elisabeth Boesen / Laurence Marfaing (eds.), Mobilités dans l'espace ouest-africain: Ressources, développement local et integration régionale, Paris: Karthala, 2014, 137-164

Laurence Marfaing / Alena Thiel

“Agents of Translation”: Westafrican entrepreneurs in China as vectors of social change

Working Papers of the Priority Programme 1448 of the German Research Foundation, 2014, 4

Laurence Marfaing

Pôle d’attraction pour la migration régionale en Afrique de l’Ouest

in: Abdel Wedoud Ould Cheikh (ed.), État et société en Mauritanie: Cinquante ans après l’Indépendance, Paris: Karthala, 2014, 347-373

Peter Mulder / Henri L. F. de Groot / Birte Pfeiffer

Dynamics and determinants of energy intensity in the service sector: A cross-country analysis, 1980–2005

Ecological Economics , Vol. 100, 2014, 1-15

Kerstin Nolte / Martin Ostermeier / Kim Schultze

Food or Fuel – The Role of Agrofuels in the Rush for Land

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 05/2014

Kerstin Nolte / Lieske Voget-Kleschin

Consultation in Large-Scale Land Acquisitions: An Evaluation of Three Cases in Mali

World Development, 64, 2014, 654–668

Sebastian Prediger / Gundula Gut

Microcredit and Business-Training Programs: Effective Strategies for Micro- and Small Enterprise Growth?

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 03/2014

Sebastian Prediger / Björn Vollan / Benedikt Herrmann

Resource Scarcity and Antisocial Behavior

Journal of Public Economics, 2014, 119, 1-9

Karl Schlinger / Günter Schucher

Mission: impossible! Gewerkschaften und Arbeitsfrieden in China

GIGA Focus Asia, 08/2014

Günter Schucher

Chinas Arbeitsmärkte: Umbrüche, Risiken, Perspektiven

in: Doris Fischer / Christoph Müller-Hofstede (eds.), Länderbericht China, Bonn: Bundeszentrale für Politische Bildung, 2014, 703-738

Margot Schüller / Yun Schüler-Zhou

Chinas neues Wirtschaftsmodell: Fahrt in tiefes Wasser

GIGA Focus Asia, 05/2014

Michael Stasik / Alena Thiel

Market Men and Station Women: Changing Significations of Gendered Space in Accra, Ghana

Working Papers of the Priority Programme 1448 of the German Research Foundation, 2014, 5

Christina Stolte

Protest statt Begeisterung – Brasilien vor der Weltmeisterschaft

GIGA Focus Latin America, 04/2014

Alena Thiel / Laurence Marfaing

Demystifying Chinese Business Strength in Urban Senegal and Ghana: Structural Change and the Performativity of Rumors

Canadian Journal of African Studies, 48, 2014, 3, 405-423

Ward Anseeuw / Jann Lay / Peter Messerli / Markus Giger / Michael Taylor

Creating a public tool to assess and promote transparency in global land deals: The experience of the Land Matrix

Journal of Peasant Studies, 40, 2013, 3, 521-530

Hans-Heinrich Bass / Hans-Hermann Steinbeck

Afrika im Sog der Eurokrise

GIGA Focus Global, 02/2013

Marcus Conlé

China’s regional economic development from a national perspective: the case of the biopharmaceutical industry

in: Ingo Liefner / Yehua Dennis Wei (eds.), Innovation and Regional Development in China, London/New York: Routledge, 2013, 73-94

Michael Grimm / Renate Hartwig / Jann Lay

Electricity Access and the Performance of Micro and Small Enterprises: Evidence from West Africa

European Journal of Development Research, 25, 2013, 815–829

Michael Grimm / Flore Gubert / Ousman Koriko / Jann Lay / Christophe Nordman

Kinship ties and entrepreneurship in Western Africa

Journal of Small Business & Entrepreneurship, 26, 2013, 2, 125-150

Michael Grimm / Renate Hartwig / Jann Lay

Does forced solidarity hamper investment in small and micro enterprises?

IZA Discussion Paper, 7229, 2013

Erich Gundlach / Rasmus Thönnessen

The Size of Human Capital Externalities: Cross-country Evidence

Public Choice, 157, 2013, 671-689

Erich Gundlach

Malaria – das unterschätzte Entwicklungshemmnis

GIGA Focus Global, 03/2013

Erich Gundlach / Matthias Opfinger

Religiosity as a Determinant of Happiness

Review of Development Economics, 17, 2013, 3, 523-539

Robert Kappel

Südafrika – die Krisensymptome verstärken sich

GIGA Focus Africa, 07/2013

Robert Kappel / Birte Pfeiffer

Performanzanalyse Subsahara-Afrika

Studie im Auftrag der Deutschen Bundesbank, 2013

Linda Kleemann / Jann Lay / Kerstin Nolte / Konrad Ott / Rainer Thiele / Lieske Voget-Kleschin

Economic and Ethical Challenges of "Land Grabs" in Sub-Saharan Africa

Kiel Policy Brief, 76, 2013

Jann Lay / Janosch Ondraczek / Jana Stoever

Renewables in the Energy Transition: Evidence on Solar Home Systems and Lighting-Fuel Choice in Kenya

Energy Economics, 40, 2013, 350-359

Jann Lay / Simone Schotte

Lateinamerikas neue Mittelschicht: nachhaltiger Aufstieg?

GIGA Focus Latin America, 08/2013

Jann Lay / Sebastian Prediger

Decent work in a post-2015 development agenda

Meinungsforum Entwicklungspolitik, 2, KfW Entwicklungsbank, 2013

Laurence Marfaing

“Today, I Would Never Go to Europe”: Mobility for Resources and Local Development in West Africa

in: Robert McKenzie / Alessandro Triulzi (eds.), Long Journeys. African Migrants on the Road, Leiden: Brill, 2013, 135-163

Daniel Neff

Fuzzy set theoretic applications in poverty research

Policy and Society, 32, 2013, 4, 319-331

Babette Never

Green Power and Performance in Global Environmental Governance

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 06/2013

Kerstin Nolte / Lieske Voget-Kleschin

Evaluating Consultation in Large-scale Land Acquisitions: Spotlight on Three Cases in Mali

LDPI Working Paper, 28, 2013

Tuomas Pekkarinen / Miquel Pellicer

Education and allocation of skills in Tunisia: evidence from an education reform

IZA Journal of Labor and Development, 14, 2013, 2

Birte Pfeiffer / Peter Mulder

Explaining the diffusion of renewable energy technology in developing countries

Energy Economics, 40, 2013, 285–296

Birte Pohl / Peter Mulder

Explaining the Diffusion of Renewable Energy Technology in Developing Countries

GIGA Working Paper, No. 217, March 2013

Sebastian Prediger / Björn Vollan / Benedikt Herrmann

Resource Scarcity, Spite and Cooperation

GIGA Working Paper, No. 227, June 2013