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Welcome to the website of the Institute of Development Research and Development Policy (German acronym: IEE) of the Ruhr-University Bochum.


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  1. News
  2. New Publications
  3. Announcements
  • 06-08-2015

    Congratulations Dr. Biira!

    2015-08 BiiraAfter successful defense of her PhD Thesis on Wednesday, July 15, 2015, Catherine Promise Biira from Gayaza, Uganda has been awarded the degree of a Philosophiae Doctor(Ph.D.).

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  • 06-08-2015

    Congratulations Dr. Sadik Zada!

    2015-08 SadikZadaAfter successful defense of his PhD Thesis on Friday, July 10, 2015, IEE research fellow Elkhan Sadik-Zada from Baku, Azerbaijan, has been awarded the degree of a Philosophiae Doctor(Ph.D.).

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  • 06-08-2015

    Congratulations Dr. Addis!

    2015-08 AddisOn June 3, 2015, PhD IDS associate member Annalisa Addis from Italy has been awarded the degree of a Philosophiae Doctor (Ph.D.) for her thesis on "Linking Huminatarian and Development Action in Ethiopia".

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  • 20-07-2015

    Paper on Afghan Carpet Cluster by PhD IDS Students Made it to the Top-15 in Harvard Business School Competition

    2015-07 Temory-Lesley-AnneLesley Hope, Mohamed Dawude Temory, and Anne Siebert participated in the innovative course ‘Microeconomics of Competitiveness: A Case Study Approach to Economic Development’ offered by Prof. Matthias Kiese and Julian Kahl (RUB, Institute of Geography, Urban and Regional Economics) last year. The course was developed by leading management professor Michael E. Porter at Harvard Business School. It is built around case studies on the competitiveness of countries, regions and firms, as well as their spatial concentration in so-called clusters.

  • 17-07-2015

    Britta Niklas Presentation (9th AAWE Conference Mendoza)

    2015-07 BrittaNiklas YoutubeNiklasAAWE 9th Annual Conference 2015
    in Mendoza, Argentina
    (May 26-30, 2015)

     

  • 28-08-2015

    New Article by IEE Member Dr. Anja Zorob

    2015-08 Mediterranistik Anja Zorob: Die Mittelmeerforschung in den Wirtschaftswissenschaften, in: Dabag, Mihran et al. (Hrsg.): Handbuch der Mediterranistik: Systematische Mittelmeerfoschung und disziplinäre Zugänge, Paderborn: Verlage Wilhelm Fink & Ferdinand Schöningh, S. 533-553.

    more info

  • 03-06-2015

    IEE Working Paper vol. 210

    iee wp210 cover Wilhelm Löwenstein, Martina Shakya, Marc Hansen, and Sanjay Gorkhali, three institute members and one of our alumni, worked together on the just published IEE Working Paper 210:

    "Do the Poor Benefit from Corporate Social Responsibility? A Theory-Based Impact Evaluation of Six Community-Based Water Projects in Sri Lanka."

    more info and download

  • 13-05-2015

    New Book Published in the UA-Ruhr Studies Series

    uamr studies66 coverDr. Marco Rimkus, former IEE research fellow, published his doctoral thesis as No. 66 in the series "UA Ruhr Studies on Development and Global Governance":

    Welternährung, Nutztierschutz und Lebensmittelsicherheit. Eine monetäre Bewertung in Entwicklungs- und Schwellenländern.

    more info

  • 08-05-2015

    New Call for MA and PhD Scholarship Applications at the SA-GER CDR

    The next call for applications for Master and PhD Scholarships (Development Studies and Public Policy/Public Administration) at the South African-German Centre for Development Research at UWC/Cape Town is now open until 31 July.

    Submissions of applications are only possible during an open call and only via an online application form.

    The online application form is available in the "How to apply" sections of the respective programmes of the Centre on the website www.drd-sa.org.

  • 23-01-2015

    Upcoming PhD Conference on International Development

    4th PhD Conference on International Development
    24 - 25 September 2015
    Ruhr-University Bochum, Bochum/Germany

    The IEE together with the School of International Development (DEV), University of East Anglia, UK, the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), Erasmus University Rotterdam, NL, and our partners in the UA-Ruhr Graduate Centre, the Institute for Development and Peace (INEF) and the Institute of Political Science (IfP), University of Duisburg-Essen, is organizing the 4th PhD PhD Conference on International Development.

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  • 19-06-2015

    AGEP Winter-School in Universität Magdeburg, 17-20 Nov. 2015

    As part of the networking activities of German postgraduate programmes funded within the DAAD EPOS programme, a winter school on "The political and societal challenges of forced migration from Africa – Local causes, regional responses and global responsibility" will take place in Magdeburg from 17 – 20 November 2015.

    Alumni of DAAD-EPOS programmes are invited to apply until 30 June 2015. For more details, please have a look at the Call for Applications.

  • 25-06-2015

    Winter School on "A World without Hunger", 2 - 4 Dec. 2015

    As part of the networking activities of German postgraduate programmes funded within the DAAD EPOS programme, a winter school on "A World without Hunger" will take place in Hohenheim from 2 – 4 December 2015.

    Alumni of DAAD-EPOS programmes are invited to apply until 31 July 2015. For more details, please have a look at the Draft Programme and the Call for Applications.

  • 23-06-2015

    XV International Business and Economy Conference

    From 6 – 9 Januar 2016, the 15th International Business and Economy Conference is offered in cooperation of the Nürtingen-Geislingen University and the Nürtingen, Stuttgart Metropolitan Region.

    For more details please have a look at the call for papers.


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Institute of Development Research and Development Policy
Ruhr University Bochum

Building GB, Room 1/59
Universitaetsstr. 150
D-44801 Bochum

E-Mail: ieeoffice@rub.de

Phone:   +49-(0)234 / 32-22418
or   32-22243
Fax:   +49-(0)234 / 32-14-294

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IEE on Tour

September 9 - 11:
Johannes Norpoth
in Berlin for the conference "BERLIN2015: Die Versprechungen des Rechts" (Track: Law and Development)

September 10 - 12:
Raffael Beier
in Berlin for "Vernetzungstagung - Bridging and Bonding"

September 15 - 19:
Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Löwenstein with
Dr. Martina Shakya,
Lesley Hope, and
Marc Hansen;
Anne Siebert
in Berlin for the Tropentag 2015

IEE on Field Research

Syed Maruf Ahmed
in Bangladesh from June to September 2015

Upcoming Events at IEE

4th PhD Conference on International Development
24 - 25 September 2015
more info

Please see also on the "Announcements" tab on the left.

Latest Publications

Anja Zorob: Die Mittelmeerforschung in den Wirtschaftswissenschaften

Wilhelm Löwenstein, Martina Shakya, Marc Hansen, and Sanjay Gorkhali: Do the Poor Benefit from Corporate Social Responsibility? A Theory-Based Impact Evaluation of Six Community-Based Water Projects in Sri Lanka

Marco Rimkus: Welternährung, Nutztierschutz und Lebensmittelsicherheit. Eine monetäre Bewertung in Entwicklungs- und Schwellenländern.

More info under the "New Publications" tab on the left.