Academic Staff | Growth and Development

Contact Competence Länder und Regionen
  • Migration
  • socio-cultural Change
  • Internet
  • PR China
  • Taiwan
  • Political economy of social security systems
  • The relationship between social security and investment
  • Africa
  • Impact Evaluation
  • Experimental Economics
  • Economics of Well-being
  • Land allocation and resettlement
  • South-East-Asia
  • South-East-Asia
  • Energy, environmental and development economics
  • Effects of energy price increases on welfare and the performance of micro- and small enterprises in Mexico
  • South Africa
  • International productivity differences
  • global transitions
  • Asia
  • Experimental Economics
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Economics of Corruption
  • Southeast Asia

Prof. Dr. Robert Kappel

Senior Research Fellow
Editor GIGA Focus Africa
  • African economic development
  • enterprise development
  • value chains
  • industry
  • BRICS
  • global power shifts
  • Africa
  • South Africa
  • Nigeria
  • Gender and Entrepreneurship
  • Innovation, Technology Use and Adaptation in Micro and Small Enterprises
  • Africa
  • Uganda

Apl. Prof. Dr. Jann Lay

Acting Director of the GIGA Institute of African Affairs
Lead Research Fellow RP 3
  • Economy
  • development
  • Africa
  • Migration
  • Mobility
  • West Africa
  • Rising Powers
  • BRICS, especially India
  • International Trade
  • International Negotiation
  • World Trade Organization
  • India
  • Brazil
  • Female labour force participation in rural India
  • Subjective well-being
  • Social policies in South Asia
  • South Asia
  • India
  • Micro and Small Enterprises in Developing Countries
  • Innovation and Capital Accumulation
  • Exposure to International Trade
  • Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction
  • Lateinamerika
  • Extent, processes and effects of large-scale land acquisitions
  • Rural development
  • Agricultural transformations
  • Zambia
  • Kenya
  • Mali
  • Behavioral development economics
  • Employment and entrepreneurship
  • Informal sector
  • Common-pool resource management
  • Microfinance
  • Nepotism and leadership
  • Religion and development
  • Southern Africa
  • Uganda
  • Environmental and development economics
  • Poverty reduction and low carbon economic development
  • Indonesia
  • India
  • Mexico
  • South Africa
  • Thailand
  • Development Economics
  • Poverty and Inequality
  • Social Mobility
  • Political Attitudes
  • Household Survey Analysis
  • Microsimulation Models
  • Brazil
  • South Africa
  • Internationalization Strategies of Chinese Enterprises
  • Chinese Outward Direct Investment in Europe
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • China
  • Economical development
  • financial sector
  • industrial policy
  • EU and Asia
  • PR China
  • SAR Hong Kong
  • Chinese-African relations
  • Work Relations/International HR
  • Import, Trade and Markets
  • Civil Society
  • Urban Development
  • Ghana
  • Research project "Collaborative Research Centre 990: Ecological and Socioeconomic Functions of Tropical Lowland Rainforest Transformation Systems (Sumatra, Indonesia)"
  • Indonesia

Dr. Iris Wieczorek

Senior Research Fellow
GIGA Representative in Japan
  • Innovation processes and networks in Japanese economy, science and society in international comparison
  • Japan
  • Relationship between employment and well-being
  • Empowerment and Sen's capability approach
  • Informal employment
  • Sri Lanka
  • Uganda

Projekt: West African Traders as Translators Between Chinese and African Urban Modernities

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