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Om Ki, M.A.

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PhD Student

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Institute of Development Research and Development Policy
Ruhr-University Bochum
Universitätsstr. 105
D-44789 Bochum

Germany

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Fax: +49 (0)234 / 32-14294

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Research Interests

  • Development Economics
  • Cost Benefit Analysis
  • MSME Finance
  • Microfinance Sector Development
  • Banking Sector Development

PhD Project

Microfinance and Economic Welfare: Economic Evaluation of Microfinance Loans in Myanmar

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Löwenstein

Academic Education

Since 2017   Ph.D in International Development Studies
Ruhr University of Bochum, Germany
2012 - 2014   M.A (Development Management)
Ruhr University of Bochum, Germany
1999 - 2004   Bachelor of Engineering
Yangon Technological University, Myanmar

Publications

Om Ki, Foerch, T., San Thein, Waldschmidt, S. (2016): Myanmar's Financial Sector: A Challenging Environment for Banks (Third Edition). Yangon. GIZ.
<https://www.giz.de/en/downloads/giz2016-en-Banking_Report.pdf>

Om Ki, Foerch, T., San Thein, Waldschmidt, S. (2015): Myanmar's Financial Sector: A Challenging Environment for Banks. Yangon. GIZ.
<https://www.giz.de/en/downloads/giz2015-en-myanmar-financial-sector.pdf>

Teaching

  • As a technical expert of USAID Private Sector Development project, Om Ki conducted two-day “Trainings on Small Enterprises Lending”  at the Myanmar Microfinance Association (MMFA), Yangon  in 5 batches in 2017, having trained 100+ senior credit officers and branch managers from 50+ microfinance institutions.
  • Together with an international consultant, Om Ki conducted a two-day “Training on SME Finance” for 20+ senior staff of “Ayeyarwaddy Farmers’ Development Bank” in Yangon in 2017. 

Professional Experience

01/2017 – 10/2017   Senior Program Officer (Access to Finance)
USAID – Private Sector Development Project, Yangon, Myanmar
04/2015 – 12/2016   Technical Expert (Banking and Finance)
GIZ - Financial Sector Development Project, Yangon, Myanmar
05/2014 – 03/2015   Jr. Technical Expert (Banking and Finance)
GIZ - Financial Sector Development Project, Yangon, Myanmar
07/2004 – 01/2010   Co-founder, Director and English-Maths Teacher (Self-employment)
Licensed Boarding School for Grade-11 and 10 students, Pyay, Myanmar

Awards

Since 2017   Catholic Academic Exchange Services (KAAD), Germany
Merit scholarship for Ph.D (International Development Studies)
2012 – 2014   Catholic Academic Exchange Services (KAAD), Germany
Merit scholarship for M.A (Development Management)

How to contact us

Institute of Development Research and Development Policy
Ruhr University Bochum

Room 2.04
Universitaetsstr. 105
D-44789 Bochum

E-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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

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Latest Publications

Raffael Beier: Towards a New Perspective on the Role of the City in Social Movements. Urban Policy after the 'Arab Spring', in: City, 22 (2018) 2, pp. 220-235

Diotima Chattoraj: Experiences of Sri Lankan Tamils Displaced to Colombo: Three Narratives, in: eTropic Vol. 17 No. 1 (2018)

Ruth Knoblich and Dr. Tobias Schonwetter: Rising Middle-IP Powers dissolving the North/South polarization in the international IP system (blog article on the IP Unit's blog-website)

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at Cape Town and Pretoria / South Africa, for lecturing in the MADM Programme; field research; and attending a conference

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at Cape Town University / South Africa, for the 5th International Climate Change Adaptation Conference

June 25 - 26:
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at the German Development Institute (DIE), Bonn/Germany, attending the 2nd International Research and Policy Workshop on Migration and Development: "Forced Migration Process: trends, concepts and patterns"

June 25 - 30:
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at the National Distance Education University (UNED), Madrid/Spain, participating in the ESA RN 37 III. Midterm Conference "Inequality and uncertainty: current challenges for cities" (presenting 'Pictures of Contrast – Casablanca's Tramway between Urban Inclusion and Exclusion')

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Anne Siebert has a research stay at the International Institute for Social Studies, The Hague/Netherlands, from May to June 2018.