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Andrea Guariso

Andrea is Senior Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Milan-Bicocca. He is also an invited researcher at Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (JPAL), and affiliated with the Laboratory for Effective Anti-poverty Policies (LEAP) and the Trinity Impact Evaluation unit (TIME). Andrea is a development economist and most of his studies rely on […]

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Jessie Schleypen

Jessie Ruth Schleypen is a research affiliate at ISDC, a doctoral researcher at the Faculty of Life Sciences, Humboldt University of Berlin, and a senior climate change and development economist at Climate Analytics gGmbH. Her work focuses on quantitative assessments of climate change impacts on socioeconomic development and adaptation behaviour. She has published peer-reviewed papers […]

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Jonathan Garcia Fuentes

Jonathan Garcia is a doctoral researcher in the Economic Development and Food Security research group at the Leibniz Institute of Vegetable and Ornamental Crops (IGZ) and at the Humboldt University of Berlin. He is interested in improving food security interventions in fragile settings while conducting impact evaluations of humanitarian programs and studying the allocation and […]

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Mekdim Dereje Regassa

Mekdim D. Regassa is a post-doctoral researcher in the program area “Plan Quality and Food Security” at the Leibniz Institute of Vegetable and Ornamental Crops (IGZ). His research interests include econometric methods for policy evaluation, food choices, and household welfare dynamics. In the context of food4future, he studies how consumers react to extreme and rapidly […]

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Ayşegül Kayaoğlu

Dr. Ayşegül Kayaoğlu is a ISDC Research Affiliate, an Associate Professor of Economics at Istanbul Technical University (ITU), Turkey, and a Research Associate at the Economic Research Forum (ERF), Egypt. Her main research interests are impact evaluation, applied development economics, migration economics, labor economics, and informal institutions. She has published articles in peer-reviewed journals including […]

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Hala Ghattas

Hala Ghattas is a Research Affiliate at ISDC and Associate Research Professor & Director of the Center for Research on Population and Health at the American University of Beirut’s Faculty of Health Sciences. Her research has focused on the social and structural determinants of maternal and child health and nutrition in low-resource settings and marginalized […]

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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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Laura Peitz

Laura Peitz is a Research Affiliate at ISDC and a PhD Researcher at The Hertie School in Berlin as part of the Berlin Graduate School for Global and Transregional Studies (BGTS). Her research interests include UN peacebuilding efforts, micro-level dynamics of violence, development finance, Multilateral Development Banks and private sector engagement in development. Among others, […]

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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, Professor of Economics at Cork University Business School, University College Cork, Ireland. He is also a Visiting Professor in Technology, Innovation, Marketing and Entrepreneurship at RWTH Aachen University, Germany, and a Research Fellow at the IZA Institute of Labor Economics in Bonn, Germany. In addition, he is a […]

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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

Prof. Dr. Philipp Schröder is a Research Affiliate with ISDC and an Associate Professor of Anthropology at the Nazarbayev University in Astana, Kazakhstan. He is also an Adjunct Professor at the Department of Social Anthropology and Cultural Studies, University of Zurich (Switzerland). Philipp obtained his postdoctoral qualification (habilitation) in 2022 from the University of Zurich […]

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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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