Academic Staff | Growth and Development

Contact Competence Länder und Regionen
  • Foreign direct investments
  • Training and job creation
  • Africa
  • Effects of global land acquisitions on economic development and the environment
  • Globalising agricultural markets and private governance structures
  • Globalisation and natural resources
  • Large-scale land investments
  • Rural development
  • Socioeconomic inequalities and institutions
  • Crime and Education
  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Migration
  • socio-cultural Change
  • Internet
  • PR China
  • Taiwan
  • Energy, environmental and development economics
  • Effects of energy price increases on welfare and the performance of micro- and small enterprises in Mexico
  • Ghana
  • Health and gender
  • Political representation, public policies and gender
  • Family economics and intra-family solidarity
  • Insurance
  • Experimental Economics
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Corruption
  • Social Norms
  • Religion
  • Ghana
  • Tanzania
  • Vietnam
  • Energy choices for transport and cooking
  • Entrepreneurship, formalization and enterprise development
  • Financial linkages, MFIs sustainability and poverty reduction
  • Gender and agribusiness
  • Africa

Dr. Kamala Kaghoma

Visiting Fellow
  • Education
  • Intergenerational Mobility
  • Poverty dynamics
  • Tanzania
  • Gender and Entrepreneurship
  • Innovation, Technology Use and Adaptation in Micro and Small Enterprises
  • Africa
  • Uganda
  • Economy
  • development
  • Africa
  • Intergeneration Social Mobility
  • Equality of Opportunity
  • Education economics
  • Inequality
  • Public Economics
  • Latin America
  • Experimental political economics: social preferences, norm-oriented behaviour, and social incentives of political decision makers
  • Political accountability
  • Corruption and abuse of power
  • Civic engagement and voter behaviour
  • Policy innovation and experimentation
  • Africa
  • Land investments
  • Rural development
  • Elite Capture
  • Social Security
  • Africa
  • International Trade
  • International Negotiation
  • World Trade Organization
  • Geoeconomics
  • Rising Powers
  • BRICS, especially India
  • India
  • Brazil
  • China
  • Accountability and performance-based teacher pay in education (Indonesia)
  • Labour market discrimination along dimensions of migration, race, gender and religion (Indonesia)
  • The economic and social impacts of disability (Indonesia)
  • Discrimination in school enrolment along caste and gender (India)
  • Reliability and effectiveness of sms surveys (Indonesia)
  • Indonesia
  • India
  • Environmental and development economics
  • Poverty reduction and low carbon economic development
  • Indonesia
  • India
  • Mexico
  • Large-scale land acquisitions
  • Rural Development
  • Land conflicts
  • Land policy in Colombia
  • Colombia
  • Clientelism and Social Policy in Mexico
  • Causes and Consequences of Populism in Comparative Perspective
  • Quality of Representative Democracy and the Measurement of Democracy
  • Latin America
  • Structural Change
  • Growth and Development
  • Africa
  • Uganda
  • Relationship between employment and well-being
  • Empowerment and Sen's capability approach
  • Informal employment
  • Sri Lanka
  • Uganda

Prof. Dr. Eckart Woertz

Director of the GIGA Institute of Middle East Studies
  • Contemporary history of Iraq (1979-2003)
  • Geo-economics of the Middle East
  • Energy and food security
  • Gulf region
  • Iraq
  • Egypt
  • Syria