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Dr. Malte Lierl

Research Fellow

Speaker Research Team

Short CV

  • Since 11/2017: Research Fellow at the GIGA Institute of African Affairs

  • 2015 - 2017: Yale University, Postdoctoral Associate am MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies, Academic Associate Director der Yale Africa Initiative, Lecturer in Political Science

  • 2009 - 2015: Yale University, PhD in Political Science

  • 2007 - 2009: Weltbank, Africa Impact Evaluation Initiative (AFTRL)

  • Education: Ph.D. Political Science, Yale University; M.A. Statistics, Yale University; M.Phil. Political Science, Yale University; M.A. Economics, Syracuse University; M.A.I.R., Syracuse University (Maxwell School); B.A. International Relations, Technische Universität Dresden

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Current Research

  • 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

Countries and Regions

  • Africa

Research Programme

  • Accountability and Participation

  • Growth and Development


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