Publications

The GIGA releases its research results primarily as articles in prestigious journals and as books with international University Presses. Get an overview on our publications.


  • Democratization | 2022

    Contested, Violated but Persistent: Presidential Term Limits in Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa: Introduction to Special Issue

    The term limits of presidents as a crucial institutional feature to safeguard democracy have often been contested by incumbents. The authors of this article argue that bringing together knowledge on Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa provides new empirical and theoretical insights.

    Studies in Conflict and Terrorism | 12/2021

    Threat Perception, Policy Diffusion, and the Logic of Terrorist Group Designation

    Many governments maintain lists of terrorist groups, imposing sanctions on designated organizations. However, the logic behind designation remains unclear. This paper develops arguments for why attack attributes, group attributes, and policy diffusion might explain proscription.

    Dr. Brian J. Phillips

    Journal of Human Resources | 12/2021

    Agricultural Productivity and Fertility Rates: Evidence from the Oil Palm Boom in Indonesia

    The authors analyse the link between agricultural productivity growth and fertility rates, using the oil palm boom in Indonesia as an empirical setting. They find consistent negative effects of oil palm expansion on fertility during the period 1996-2016. This article aims to explain these findings.

    Dr. Esther Gehrke

    Lancet Global Health, The | 11/2021

    A Diagonal and Social Protection Plus Approach to meet the Challenges of the COVID-19 Syndemic: Cash Transfers and Intimate Partner Violence Interventions in Latin America

    The authors of this paper examine the challenges of the COVID-19 syndemic. They argue that building programmatic linkages between social protection platforms, particularly cash transfers, and IPV prevention, mitigation, and response services, creates synergies that can promote freedom from both poverty and violence.

    Prof. Dr. Felicia Knaul

    Renzo Calderon-Anyosa

    Ass. Prof. Dr. Amber Peterman

    Dr. Juliana Martínez Franzoni

    Megan O'Donnell

    Dr. Flavia Bustreo


    All GIGA Publications

    By disseminating its research through influential journals and publishers, the GIGA achieves high global visibility and assumes an intellectual leadership role. Research results regularly appear as peer-reviewed articles or are published in books and anthologies.

    The institute's own publication series GIGA Focus, GIGA Journal Family, and GIGA Working Papers have been freely available online for more than ten years in accordance with the Open Access principle. This makes the GIGA one of the pioneers of free access to academic expertise.

    Contribution | 01/2022

    China-GCC Relations in 2022

    Democratization | 2022

    Contested, Violated but Persistent: Presidential Term Limits in Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa: Introduction to Special Issue

    The term limits of presidents as a crucial institutional feature to safeguard democracy have often been contested by incumbents. The authors of this article argue that bringing together knowledge on Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa provides new empirical and theoretical insights.

    Prof. Dr. Mariana Llanos

    Lead Research Fellow / Head of RP 1

    Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics | 01/2022

    Contract Farming, Contract Design and Smallholder Livelihoods

    The authors examine associations between contract farming and farm household income in the oil palm sector of Ghana, explicitly differentiating between two types of contracts, namely simple marketing contracts and more comprehensive resource-providing contracts.

    Dr. Catherine Ragasa

    Prof. Dr. Matin Qaim

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