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Anke Hoeffler

Anke Hoeffler is a Research Affiliate at ISDC. Her research is in the areas of development and security. She is one of the most widely cited social scientists and received an Alexander von Humboldt professorship, Germany’s highest award for international research. In February 2019 she left the University of Oxford and moved to the University […]

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Alia Aghajanian

Alia is a research affiliate at ISDC and a micro-economist specialising in statistics and evidence-based decision making through the collection and analysis of household surveys, supporting national statistical systems, improving uptake of data and statistics, and analysing data and evidence rigorously and scientifically. She completed her PhD at the Institute of Development Studies, where she […]

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Gwendolyn Moiles

Gwendolyn Moiles is a Research Affiliate at ISDC and a HG4RR Network Coordinator. Interested in human-environment interactions and environmental justice, she earned her B.A. in Environmental Studies and German from Goucher College in Baltimore, Maryland, and is currently pursuing her M.Sc. in Integrated Natural Resource Management at Humboldt University, Berlin. She has several years of work experience in […]

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Rebecca Wolfe

Dr. Rebecca J. Wolfe is a Research Affiliate at ISDC. She is a lecturer at the Harris School for Public Policy at the University of Chicago, where she is an associate at the Pearson Institute for the Study and Resolution of Global Conflicts. She is a leading expert on political violence, conflict and violent extremism. […]

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Wim Naudé

Wim Naudé is Research Affiliate at ISDC, Visiting Professor at RWTH Aachen University and Research Fellow at the IZA Institute of Labor Economics, in Germany. He is also a Fellow at the Africa Study Centre at the University of Leiden, and a Full Professor atthe Maastricht School of Management, both in the Netherlands. His research […]

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Philip Verwimp

Philip Verwimp is a Research Affiliate at ISDC and he currently holds the Marie and Alain Philippson Chair in Sustainable Human Development at the Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, Université Libre de Bruxelles, where he is also a Fellow of ECARES. Philip holds BA, MA and MSc degrees in Economics and Sociology from […]

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Janina Isabel Steinert

Janina Isabel Steinert is a Research Affiliate at ISDC and a PhD researcher at the Department of Social Policy and Intervention at the University of Oxford (UK), funded by the UK Economic and Social Research Council. She further holds a B.A. degree in Political Sciences from the University of Konstanz (Germany) and an M.Sc. degree in Evidence-based Social Policy from […]

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Philipp Schröder

Dr Philipp Schröder is a Research Affiliate with ISDC and a lecturer at the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Freiburg. His current research project focuses on the ethnography of trade and translocal livelihoods in Eurasia, in particular Kyrgyzstan, Russia and China. Previously, Philipp was a member of the research group on ‘Integration […]

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Jérôme Ouedraogo

Jérôme Ouedraogo is a Research Affiliate at ISDC and an Economist-Statistician at Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security in Burkina Faso. He is currently a Visiting Researcher at UNECA, where he supports data collection, analysis and outreach for the Impact Evaluation of a WFP project on Malnutrition Interventions in Niger. Previously, Jérôme has worked as Research […]

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Eleonora Nillesen

Dr Eleonora Nillesen is a Research Fellow at UNU-MERIT and a Research Affiliate at ISDC. Her research interests include the impact of conflict on socio-economic outcomes in Sub-Sahara Africa. Eleonora obtained a PhD in development economics from Wageningen University, the Netherlands, in June 2010. Before joining UNU-MERIT, Eleonora held research positions at Wageningen University, ETH […]

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Maren M. Michaelsen

Dr. Maren M. Michaelsen is a Research Affiliate at ISDC. She is currently a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute for Integrative Health Care and Health Promotion in the Faculty of Health at Witten/Herdecke University, where she works as a behavioural economist on a “Nudging for health” project in an interdisciplinary team. Her research interests are […]

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Sami Miaari

Sami Miaari is currently a Lecturer at the Department of Labor Studies in Tel-Aviv University and a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow at the Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford University and an ISDC Affiliate. Dr. Miaari’s research focuses on labor economics, the economic causes and consequences of conflict, including the economic costs of political instability and the […]

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Charles Martin-Shields

Dr. Charles Martin-Shields is a researcher at the German Development Institute in Bonn, Germany, and a Research Affiliate at ISDC. His research focuses on the role of ICTs and digitalization in development cooperation, with particular focuses on peacebuilding and migration. He has recently published research inWorld Development, International Studies Perspectives, International Peacekeeping, and has work […]

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Sindu Kebede

Dr Sindu Kebede is a post-doctoral researcher at Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany, and a Research Affiliate at ISDC. Currently, she is working in the HORTINLEA project on issues of poverty and food security in Kenya. Her research focuses on poverty, vulnerability and coping of households, especially on multidimensional poverty measures, shocks affecting the food […]

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Patricia Justino

Professor Patricia Justino is a Research Affiliate at ISDC and a development economist specialising in applied microeconomics. Her current research work focuses on the impact of violence and conflict on household welfare and local institutional structures, the microfoundations of violent conflict and the implications of violence for economic development. Other research interests include the measurement […]

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Mariia Iamshchikova

Mariia Iamshchikova is a Research Affiliate at ISDC, she works with the ‘Life in Kyrgyzstan’ Study team.

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Eva Raiber

Eva Raiber is a Visiting Researcher at ISDC. She is pursuing her Ph.D. at the Toulouse School of Economics and is a Doctoral Scholar at the Institute for Advanced Study Toulouse. She has previously been a Visiting Ph.D. Student at the European School of Management and Technology Berlin. Eva’s research is concentrated on empirical micro-economic […]

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Sara El-Madani

Sara El-Madani is a Research Affiliate at ISDC and a PhD researcher and lecturer at the department of International and Institutional Economics at the European University Flensburg, in Germany. She studied economics and political science at Kiel University and Universidad de Zaragoza. Her research focuses on the socioeconomic consequences of the Israeli occupation in Palestine. […]

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Carlos Bozzoli

Dr Carlos Guillermo Bozzoli is currently Professor of Economics and Public Policy at Universidad Torcuato Di Tella (UTDT) in Buenos Aires and Research Affiliate at ISDC. He holds a B.A. degree summa cum laude (best GPA of the class) from UTDT. He has a PhD degree from the University of Princeton (U.S.A), having as advisors […]

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Anastasia Aladysheva

Dr Anastasia Aladysheva is a Research Affiliate at ISDC and a Senior Researcher with the SIPRI Life in Kyrgyzstan project, focussing on impact evaluations of development and peacebuilding programmes in Kyrgyzstan. Her primary research interests include development economics, impact evaluation methods, social and behavioural economics, and political economy. Anastasia completed her PhD in International Economics […]

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