Andrew Crawford

Doctoral Researcher

  • Short CV

    • Since 2021: Research Fellow and lead developer of GIGAset Research Data Management platform
    • Since 2020: Doctoral Researcher at GIGA Institute for African Affairs

    • 2017 - 2021: GIGA Student Research Assistant

    • Since 2014: Research Fellow - Institute for Money, Technology and Financial Inclusion - University of California, Irvine

    • 2012 - 2014: Instructor and Research Assistant, Monash University, Melbourne

    • 2010 - 2012: Data analytics advisor, Cambodia Microfinance Association, Phnom Penh

    • 2009 - 2010: Instructor, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne

    • Education:
      -M.Sc. in Politics, Economics and Philosophy, Universität Hamburg
      -B.Com. (Honours) Economics and Finance, Monash University

    Current Research

    • Primary Interests
      • Development policy
      • Microfinance and mobile money
      • Economic inequality
      • Democratization
    • Secondary interests
      • Economic history
      • Theories of money
      • Digitalization

    Countries and Regions

    • Cambodia

    • Kenya

    Andrew Crawford

    Doctoral Researcher

    GIGA Focus Africa | 7/2022

    Paper Ballots with Digital Transparency: Kenya’s Pioneering Election

    Digital election technology is controversial, but it can be an enhancement rather than a replacement. The pioneering Kenya election showed that widespread digital connectivity can effectively strengthen the integrity of paper-ballot voting.

    Andrew Crawford

    Doctoral Researcher

    Blog Article | 10/2021

    It’s all About Cash in the End...for Now.

    Andrew Crawford

    Doctoral Researcher

    Blog Article | 06/2021

    Apo-cash-alypse Now!

    Andrew Crawford

    Doctoral Researcher

    Applied Economics Letters | 11/2018

    Financial Education via Television Comedy

    Ass. Prof. Dr. Paul Lajbcygier

    Prof. Dr. Pushkar Maitra


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