Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Löwenstein

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Managing Director; Dean of RUB Research School

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Institute of Development Research and Development Policy
Ruhr-University Bochum
Universitätsstr. 105, Room 2.04
44789 Bochum
Germany

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Consultation Hours: on appointment

Education


Habilitation: venia legendi for Forest Economics,
Faculty of Forest Science and Forest Ecology,
University of Göttingen, 02.12.2003
PhD: Dr. rer. pol. (magna cum laude),
Faculty of Business Administration and Economics,
University of Göttingen, 25.03.1994
Bachelor/Master:   Studies in Economics at the University of Göttingen
(04/1985 - 10/1990)
M Econ [Diplom-Volkswirt] 19.10.1990

Academic Positions


Calls

  • Executive Director and Research Coordinator (tenured senior researcher) of the Institute of Development Research and Development Policy, Ruhr-University Bochum (01.06.1995, accepted)
  • Interim-Professorship for "African Economy and Politics", University of Leipzig (June 2004, rejected)
  • Chair for "Forest Policy and Forest Resource Economics" (tenured full-prof.), Technical University of Dresden (October 2004, rejected)
  • Chair for Development Research (tenured full-prof.), Ruhr-University Bochum (14.04.2005, accepted)
  • Managing Director of the Institute of Development Research and Development Policy, Ruhr-University Bochum (14.04.2005, accepted)
  • D1/D2-position in the UN-system (June 2012, rejected)

Present positions

  • Chair for Development Research, Faculty for Management and Economics, Ruhr-University Bochum (RUB)
  • Managing Director of the Institute of Development Research and Development Policy, RUB
  • Speaker of Ruhr-University Research School (since 29.10.2012; the Ruhr-University Research School is the campus-wide PhD school with around 3.000 doctoral members)

Committees and Panels

  • Chairman (since 09.2003) and member (since 06.1996) of the Sasakawa-Young-Leaders-Fellowship-Fund-Committee, RUB
  • Member of the Council of the Scientific Working Group Afghanistan (AGA), Bielefeld (since 03.1997)
  • Secretary General of the German-Morroconian Society (DMG), Bochum (03.1997 – 02.2000)
  • Association for the Promotion of Research in Development Economics (EFF), Giessen (since 02.1999)
  • Founding member of the Academy of the Ruhr-University Bochum
  • DAAD-Reviewer (Spring 2003 till December 2014)
  • Reviewer for "Forest Policy and Economics", Elsevier (since Autumn 2003)
  • Alexander-von-Humboldt-Foundation Reviewer (since 2009)
  • Member of the Academic Senate of RUB (October 2011 – December 2012)
  • Member of Advisory Panel for the Biennial Report on Operations Evaluation: Assessing the Monitoring and Evaluation Systems of IFC and MIGA. 2013
  • Member of the Rectorate of RUB (17.12.2012 – 30.09.2015)

Professional Experience


1988 - 1995:   Institute for Forest Economics at the University of Göttingen: Research assistant, assistant professor
1994 - 2000:   Technical University Dresden: Visiting Senior Lecturer
1995 - 2005:   DFG-supported Research Training Group (RTG) "System efficiency and system dynamics in developing countries" at the RUB: Executive Director and Coordinator of Research
1997 - 1999:   Initiator and Coordinator of the DFG-funded research project "The Potential of Change in Southern Africa: On the Interdependencies of Economic Reform, Democratization, Human and Minority Rights"
1998 - 2003:   University of Göttingen: Visiting Senior Lecturer
since 1998:   Initiator and Speaker of the DAAD-supported MA-programme in Development Management at the RUB
2001 - 2004:   Initiator, Speaker and Coordinator of the German-African "University Network on Crises Prevention and Conflict Management (UNetCPCM)" funded by GTZ
since 2006:   Initiator and Speaker of the DAAD-supported "Bochum Programme of Development Management at the University of the Western Cape", South Africa
since 2002:   Initiator and Speaker of the "German-Afghan Cooperation in Economics and Business Administration" (including the universities of Balkh, Bamyan, Faryab, Herat, Kabul, Kandahar, Khost, Nangarhar), funded by DAAD
2003 - 2005:   Faculty of Forest Sciences and Forest Ecology, University of Göttingen: Associate professor
since 2005:   Initiator and Speaker of the interdisciplinary PhD-programme in "International Development Studies" at the RUB
  University Witten-Herdecke: Visiting Professor
2006 - 2007:   PI of the RUB-proposals in the frame of Excellence Initiative of BMBF/DFG
since 2007:   PI of the BMBF/DFG-funded RUB Research School/RUB Research Schoolplus
since 2008:   Initiator and Speaker of the DAAD-funded South African-German Centre for Development Research at the University of the Western Cape, South Africa
since 2008:   Consultancy for European Development Finance Institutions and for IFC/MIGA (Topics: Infrastructure Financing, Theory-based Impact Evaluation, Employment Effects of Project Portfolios)
2011 - 2012:   Member of the Academic Senate of RUB
2012 - 2015:   Vice-Rector for Planning, Structure and Finance of RUB
since 2012:   Director of the UAR Graduate Centre for Development Studies, RUB & University Duisburg-Essen
University of Duisburg Essen: Visiting Professor
2013:   Member of Advisory Panel for the Biennial Report on Operations Evaluation: Assessing the Monitoring and Evaluation Systems of IFC and MIGA.
since 2013:   Initiator and Speaker of the European-South African Erasmus Mundus Network in Development Studies (EUSA_ID), funded by the European Commission. RSA-Members: UWC (coordinator in RSA), UCT, UFH, UKZN, NMMU, UL. EU-Members: RUB (coordinator), UDE, ISS, U Bordeaux, U Paris 1, Palacky U, Jyväskylä U
since 2013:   BMBF-funded Research Project BMBF GLOBE Urban Food Plus, PI of subproject 7: Economics

Research Interests


    • Microeconomics:
      Welfare economics, resource economics, theory-based impact assessment of development interventions, monetary evaluation of public goods and of external effects

    • Macroeconomics:
      Economic growth in developing countries: Roles of resource extraction and trade; of debt, ODA and private development finance; of the informal sector and of segmented labor markets

  • Countries:
    Afghanistan, Burkina Faso, China, Egypt, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Iran, Mali, Namibia, Nepal, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Zimbabwe

Publications


Monographs:

  • Übungsbuch zur Forst- und Umweltökonomie. Sauerländer’s Verlag. Bad Orb, 2014, 188 S. (Zusammen mit V. Bergen und R. Olschewski).
  • Forstökonomie - Ansätze für eine vernünftige Umwelt- und Landnutzung (2., überarbeitete Auflage). Verlag Franz Vahlen. München, 2013, 477 S. (Zusammen mit V. Bergen und R. Olschewski).
  • Waldnutzung und ökonomische Entwicklung in den Tropen - theoretische Analysen und empirische Befunde. (=Schriftenreihe des Bundesministeriums für Verbraucherschutz, Ernährung und Landwirtschaft, Reihe A: Angewandte Wissenschaft, Heft 503). Landwirtschaftsverlag. Münster, 2004, 293 S. [Habilitationsschrift].
  • Forstökonomie - Volkswirtschaftliche Grundlagen. Verlag Franz Vahlen. München, 2002. 469 S. (Zusammen mit V. Bergen und R. Olschewski). Kapitel 1 bis 8 ins Dari übersetzt und erschienen unter dem Titel: Einführung in die Volkswirtschaftslehre. Kabul. 2003).
  • Studien zur monetären Bewertung von externen Effekten der Forst- und Holzwirtschaft. (=Schriften zur Forstökonomie, Band 2). Sauerländer's Verlag. 1. Auflage 1992, 2., überarbeitete und erweiterte Auflage. Frankfurt am Main, 1995. 185 S. (Zusammen mit V. Bergen und G. Pfister).
  • Die Reisekostenmethode und die Bedingte Bewertungsmethode als Instrumente zur monetären Bewertung der Erholungsfunktion des Waldes - Ein ökonomischer und ökonometrischer Vergleich. (=Schriften zur Forstökonomie, Band 6). Sauerländer's Verlag. Frankfurt am Main, 1994. 207 S. [Dissertation].

Book Chapters:

  • Trade: Export and Import. In: National Atlas of Afghani-stan. (Ed. by A. Dittmann), Kabul, forthcoming, 6 p.
  • Monetäre Bewertung öffentlicher Güter: Neue Einsatzfelder in der Entwicklungszusammenarbeit? In: Forstökonomie – Eine Standortbestimmung (=Schriften zur Forst- und Umweltökonomie Bd. 33). Frankfurt/M, 2009. S. 227-238.
  • Opportunitätskosten des Waldschutzes in den Tropen. In: Perspektiven forstökonomischer (=Schriften zur Forstökonomie Bd. 25). Frankfurt/M, 2004. S. 83-102.
  • University Development Co-operation in Germany. In: University Development Co-operation: Models of Good Practice. Ed. by P. Beneitone, S. Höivik, N. Molenaers, A. Obrecht, R. Renard, Bilbao, 2003. S. 81-90.
  • Wohlfahrtsmaße und Kontingente Bewertungsmethode. In: Ökonomische Bewertung von Umweltgütern. Methodenfragen zur Kontingenten Bewertung und praktische Erfahrungen im deutschsprachigen Raum. Hrsg. von P. Elsasser und J. Meyerhoff, Metropolis-Verlag, Marburg, 2001. S. 57-82.
  • Tropenholzexport und Wirtschaftswachstum. In: Weiterentwicklungen der Wachstumstheorie. Hrsg. von H.-R. Hemmer und W. Kroh. Tagungsband zum 3. Limburg-Seminar des Vereins für Entwicklungs-ökonomische Forschungsförderung (=KfW-Reihe "Förderung der Entwicklungsländer"), Frankfurt, 2000. S. 39-50.
  • Monetäre Bewertung kleinklimatischer Wirkungen des Waldes auf angrenzende Weinbaulagen. In: Ökonomische Analysen von Schutz-, Erholungs- und Rohholzleistungen des Waldes in Rheinland-Pfalz. Hrsg. von Volker Bergen. (=Mitteilungen der Landesforst-verwaltung Rheinland Pfalz, Nr. 17), Mainz, 2000. S. 1-28.
  • Erfordert Globalisierung globale Umweltpolitik? In: Entwicklungsländer im Zeitalter der Globalisierung. Hrsg. von D. Bender und H.-R. Hemmer. Tagungsband zum 2. Limburg-Seminar des Vereins für Entwicklungs-ökonomische Forschungsförderung (=KfW-Reihe "Förderung der Entwicklungsländer"), Frankfurt, 1999. S. 237-245.
  • Country Report: Germany. In: Humanitarian Development Studies in Europe - Assessment of Universities' Training and NGOs' Needs. Ed. by J. Gonzales, W. Löwenstein und M. Malek. Bilbao, 1999. S. 138-153.
  • Wachstumsfördernde Waldnutzung in Entwicklungsländern tropischer Breiten. In: Beiträge zu Transformationsprozessen und Strukturanpassungsprogrammen. Hrsg. von C. Boshardt. (= Social Strategies, Vol. 28). Basel, 1997. S. 303-324.
  • Die monetäre Bewertung der Schutzfunktion des Waldes vor Lawinen und Rutschungen in Hinterstein (Allgäu). In: Studien zur monetären Bewertung von externen Effekten der Forst- und Holzwirtschaft. (=Schriften zur Forstökonomie, Band 2). 2., überarbeitete und erweiterte Auflage. Sauerländer's Verlag. Frankfurt am Main, 1995. S. 117-178.
  • Die monetäre Bewertung der Fernerholung im Südharz mit der Reisekostenmethode. In: Studien zur monetären Bewertung von externen Effekten der Forst- und Holzwirtschaft. (=Schriften zur Forstökonomie, Band 2). Sauerländer's Verlag. Frankfurt am Main. 1. Auflage 1992 (S. 1-60) und 2. Auflage 1995 (S. 1-59). (Zusammen mit V. Bergen)
  • Die monetäre Bewertung der Fernerholung im Südharz mit der Reisekostenmethode. In: Monetäre Bewertung landeskultureller Leistungen der Forstwirtschaft. Herausgegeben von Volker Bergen, Horst Dieter Brabänder, Andreas W. Bitter, Wilhelm Löwenstein. (=Schriften zur Forstökonomie, Band 1). Sauerländer's Verlag. Frankfurt am Main, 1991 (1. Auflage) und 1993 (2. Auflage). S. 162-178.

Articles, Working Papers, Research Reports:

  • Determining Minimum Compensation for Lost Farmland: A Theory-Based Impact Evaluation of a Land Grab in Sierra Leone. (=IEE Working Paper 211). Bochum 2016: 52 p. (with Marc Hansen, Mohamed Conteh, Martina Shakya).
  • Do the Poor Benefit from Corporate Social Responsibility? A Theory-Based Impact Evaluation of Six Community-Based Water Projects in Sri Lanka. (= IEE-Working Paper 210). Bochum, 2015: 86 p. (with Martina Shakya, Marc Hansen, and Sanjay Gorkhali).
  • Auslandsverschuldung: Tragfähigkeit und Wachstum. WiSt VI/2015. S. 317-324. (with Dieter Bender).
  • The path dependency problem of Marshallian consumer’s surplus revisited, 30 p., available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2469207.
  • Immiserizing Capital Flows to Developing Countries (=IEE Working Paper 201). Bochum 2014, 24 p. (with D. Bender).
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis of Providing Rural Poor With Water – Corporate Social Responsibility Activities of a DEG-Supported Thermal Power Plant in Sri Lanka. Research Report for Deutsche Entwicklungs- und Investitionsgesellschaft mbH (DEGInvest). 2012, 23 p.
  • Employment Effects of DEG Investments – Theory-Based Estimates and Simulations. Research Report for Deutsche Entwicklungs- und Investitionsgesellschaft mbH (DEGInvest). 2012, 18 S.
  • Evaluation of Selected DEG Energy Sector Projects in Asia. Research Report for Deutsche Entwicklungs- und Investitionsgesellschaft mbH (DEGInvest). 2011, 58 S.
  • Analyse privatwirtschaftlicher Förderung von Infrastrukturvorhaben in Entwicklungsländern. Gutachten für die Deutsche Entwicklungs- und Investitions-gesellschaft mbH (DEGInvest). 2008, 35 S. (zusammen mit Tobias Birkendorf und Sanjay Gorkhali).
  • Two-Gap Models: Post-Keynesian Death and Neoclassical Rebirth.(=IEE Working Paper 180). Bochum, 2005, 28 p. (with D. Bender).
  • Academic Cooperation with Afghanistan (in German, English, Spanish). In: E+Z Entwicklung und Zusammenarbeit, Heft 6. 2002, S. 192 –193.

Edited Volumes and Series:

  • Humanitarian Development Studies in Europe - Assessment of Universities' Training and NGOs' Needs. Bilbao 1999. (Edited together with J. Gonzales/ M. Malek).
  • Contributions to Contemporary Afghanistan-related Research (in German). Materialien und kleine Schriften. Band 163. Bochum 1997. (Editor)
  • Book Series Editor: Bochumer Schriften zur Entwicklungsforschung und Entwicklungspolitik. (Schriftleitung seit 1995).
  • Vol. 35: Verlag Peter Lang. Frankfurt et al., 1996.
  • Vol. 36 ff. (1996 and later): Olzog-Verlag, München, Landsberg am Lech.
  • Vol. 45 ff. (2000 and later): Verlag für Entwicklungspolitik, Saarbrücken.
  • Starting with Vol.56 (2012): UAMR Studies on Development and Global Governance, Logos Verlag, Berlin
  • Working Paper Series Editor: Materialien und kleine Schriften [zur Entwicklungsforschung und Entwicklungspolitik], Vol. 159 ff. Bochum, 1995 ff.
  • Starting with Vol. 161 ff. (1997 and later): IEE Working Papers, Bochum
  • Monetäre Bewertung landeskultureller Leistungen der Forstwirtschaft. (= Schriften zur Forstökonomie Band 1). Sauerländer's Verlag. Frankfurt am Main, 1991 (1. Auflage) und 1993 (2. Auflage). 304 S. (Ed. together with. V. Bergen/H.D. Brabänder/A.W. Bitter).

Teaching


Teaching in German:

1988 - 1995:   Grundlagen der Wirtschaftswissenschaften, Übung (Diplomstudiengang Forstwissenschaften / BSc in Forstwissenschaft, 2 SWS im WiSe, U Göttingen)
1994 - 1998:   Planung und Vermarktung der nicht-marktfähigen Güter und Dienstleistungen des Waldes (MSc in Forstwissenschaft, Lehrblöcke im SoSe, TU Dresden)
1996, 1998, 2000:   Fallstudien zur Entwicklungspolitik (Diplomstudiengang Wirtschaftswissenschaft, 2 SWS im SoSe, RUB)
1998 - 2005:   Wachstums- und Entwicklungsökonomik (MSc in Economics, 2 SWS im SoSe, RUB)
since 2005:   Grundlagen der Entwicklungspolitik (BSc in Management and Economics, 2 SWS im SoSe, RUB)
2005 - 2007:   Evaluationsverfahren (MSc in Geography, 2 h per week in the Winter Terms, RUB)
2006, 2007, 2008:   Waldnutzung und Waldschutz in Entwicklungsländern (BSc in Geography, 2 SWS im SoSe, RUB)
since 2006:   Grundlagen der Wirtschaftswissenschaften (BSc in Geography, 2 SWS im WiSe und im SoSe, RUB)

Teaching in English:

1992, 1994:   Development Economics (MSc Integrated Tropical Agriculture and Forestry Science, 4 h per week in the Summer Terms, U Göttingen)
1996 - 2001:   Planning and Evaluation of Development Projects (MA in Humanitarian Assistance, 2 h per week in the Winter Terms, U Aix-Marseille III, RUB, U Deusto-Bilbao, U Louvain, U Oxford)
2001 - 2007:   Project Evaluation using CBA-Instruments (MA in Development Management, uneven years, 2 weeks' teaching blocks in the Summer Terms, RUB [UWC, South Africa, 2003-2007])
since 2002:   Theories of Development and Underdevelopment: The Economic Perspective (MA in Development Manage-ment, even years, 2 weeks' teaching blocks in the Summer Terms, RUB, U Witten-Herdecke [UWC, South Africa, since 2004], UDE since 2012)
since 2005:   Cost-Benefit Analyses (MSc in Economics, 2 h per week in the Winter Terms, RUB)
  Growth and Development Economics (MSc in Economics, 2 h per week in the Summer Terms, RUB)
since 2009:   Economic Evaluation Methods (MA in Development Management, uneven years, 2 weeks' teaching blocks in the Winter Terms, RUB, and UWC, South Africa)

Mentoring and Supervision


Doctoral Theses

  • Sadik-Zada, Elkhan Richard (2016): Oil Abundance and Economic Growth (2nd supervisor)
  • Solikin, Akhmad (2015): Revealing Willingness to Pay and Willingness to Work to Avoid Deforestation and Forest Degradation Using Contingent Valuation Method (1st supervisor)
  • Rimkus, Marco (2015): Welternährung, Nutztierschutz und Lebensmittelsicherheit in Entwicklungs- und Schwellenländern (1st supervisor)
  • Thürer, Tobias (2015): The effect of speculation with agricultural commodity futures in the event of negative production shocks (2nd supervisor)
  • Asif, Farah (2014): Impact of Foreign Affiliation on the Livelihood of Low-Income Rural Households: A Case Study of Pakistan (2nd supervisor)
  • Mölders, Sarah (2014): Räumliche Allokation von Umweltexternalitäten (2nd supervisor)
  • Dillenseger, Valentina (2013): Technologietransfer durch Migranten aus Entwicklungsländern (2nd supervisor). – Berlin: Logos Verl. – XII, 200 S., S. XIII-XLVII.
    ISBN 978-3-8325-3591-9
  • Fanta, Elias Gebreselassie (2013): Institutional Quality, Export Performance and Income (2nd supervisor)
  • Hoekstra, Ruth (2013): Trade Facilitation and Aid for Trade – Econometric and Political Economy Analyses (2nd supervisor)
  • Lembani, Martina Esinar (2013): Analysis of the Effectiveness of Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in HIV/AIDS Service Delivery: the case of Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) Programme in Malawi (1st supervisor)
  • Mekuriaw Bizuneh, Abate (2013): Climate Variability and Change in the Rift Valley and Blue Nile Basin, Ethiopia: local knowledge, impacts and adaptation (2nd supervisor). - Berlin: Logos Verl. - XI, 205 S.
    ISBN 978-3-8325-3524-7
  • Wondimagegnhu, Beneberu Assefa (2013): Economic Impact of Rural-Urban Migration on Income and Poverty of Migrant Sending Rural Households: With Evidence from Southern Ethiopia (2nd supervisor)
  • Hussain, Shafaq (2012): Growth Effects and the Determinants of Female Employment in Pakistan: a macro- and microeconomic analysis (1st supervisor). – Berlin: Logos Verl. – XII, 206 S.
    ISBN 978-3-8325-3131-7
  • Jacobs, Volker (2011): Zusammenhang zwischen Kriminalität und Energieträgermix in Südafrika am Beispiel von Kapstadt (1st supervisor)
  • Königer, Jens Olaf (2011): Fundamental Causes of Economic Growth and Development (2nd supervisor)
  • Shaikh, Naveed Iqbal (2011): Trade Liberalization, Welfare and Poverty in Pakistan
  • Bidlingmaier, Tobias (2010): The Influence of International Trade on Economic Growth and Distribution in Developing Countries: with a special focus on Thailand (2nd supervisor). – Berlin: Logos Verl. – IV, 151 S.
    ISBN 978-3-8325-2621-4
  • Birkendorf, Tobias (2009): Die Auswirkungen von Großveranstaltungen auf die langfristige ökonomische Entwicklung von Schwellenländern: eine wachstumstheoretische und empirische Untersuchung am Beispiel der Olympischen Sommerspiele in Beijing 2008 (1st supervisor). – Berlin: Logos Verl. – XII, 308 S.
    ISBN 978-3-8325-2285-8
  • Gorkhali, Sanjay Prasad (2009): Economic Analysis of Infrastructure Investments: National Benefits and Local Costs - Case Study of a Hydropower Project in Nepal (1st supervisor). - Göttingen: Cuvilier. - 199 S.
    ISBN 978-3-86955-100-5
  • Shakya, Martina (2009): Risk, Vulnerability and Tourism in Developing Countries: The Case of Nepal (2nd supervisor). – Berlin: Logos Verl. – XXVII, 387, 92 S.
    ISBN 978-3-8325-2275-9

Master Theses

  • Carla Swertz (2016): Incidence and Costs of Illness Among Urban Farm Households in Tamale, Ghana (MSc)
  • Brandt, Paul Rudi (2015): Monetary Evaluation of Locally Provided Club Goods: A case study from the Trujillo Region, Péru (MSc)
  • Bassili, Maria (2014): Economic Evaluation of Public Goods and Bads Provided by Large-Scale Agriculture: Rubber Plantations in the Ivory Coast (MSc)
  • Conteh, Mohamed Sorie (2014): Economic Impacts of Large Scale Leases of Farmland on Smallholder Farmers. A Case Study of Leased Farmlands for the ADDAX Sugarcane Ethanol Project in Sierra Leone (MA)
  • Jobmann, Daniel (2014): Monetary Measurement of Externalities Related to the Existence of a Chicken Farm in China From the Affected Population’s Perspective: A Contingent Valuation Approach (MSc)
  • Mäurer, Nicolai Christian (2014): Food Safety Issues in China: Economic Valuation of Safe Food Supply for Chinese Consumers Using the Contingent Valuation Method – The Example of the Huidong Farm (MSc)
  • Nasery, Jawid Ahmad (2014): The Economic Shock to Afghanistan Caused by Aid Reduction and Troops Withdrawal - VII, 63 S. (MSc), http://development-research.org/images/pdf/working_papers/wp-202.pdf
  • Om, Ki (2014): Fisheries and Economic Welfare: Economic Evaluation of a Small-Scale Inland Fisheries Project from the Delta Region of Myanmar (MA)
  • Ahmadzi, Khwaja Muhammad and Safi, Elhamuddin (2013): Measuring the Geographical Disadvantage of Afghanistan - the Case of Cross-Boundary Trade between Afghanistan and Pakistan (MSc)
  • Babie, Qais (2013): Informality, Seasonality and Wage Determination in the Construction Sector in Afghanistan - Using Data from Construction Sites in Kandahar (MSc)
  • Backschat, Benjamin M. (2013): Bildung und Entwicklung in Subsahara-Afrika - die Bedeutung der tertiären Bildung (Dipl.-Ök)
  • Farzam, Mohammad Reza (2013): Assessing the Wage Gap between the Formal and Informal Workers in the Construction Sector - a Case Study of Kabul City (MSc)
  • Kläre, Christina (2013): The 'Everything But Arms' Initiative – A Loophole in the EU's Agricultural Protectionism? (MSc)
  • Kostroch, Diane (2013): A Contingent Valuation of Public Good Provision in the Copperbelt Region (MSc)
  • Sambu, Winnie Chepng'etich (2013): Improving Household Welfare? The Case of the Women Enterprise Fund in Kenya (MA)
  • Ali, Muhammad (2012): Government-NGO Partnership in Health Sector. A Study on the Financial Sustainability of a Rural Health Centre in Chitral (Pakistan) Based on Stated Preferences (MA)
  • Ley, Sebastian Marc (2012): Neue Geberländer in der Entwicklungszusammenarbeit – Chancen und Risiken für Empfängerländer (Dipl.-Ök.)
  • Lu, Linh Phung (2012): The Revival of Capital Controls – A Macroeconomic Tool for Crisis Prevention and Crisis Management? (MSc)
  • Nguyen, Tai Duy (2012): Impact of Rural Road Project on Poverty Reduction. A Case Study from Lao PDR (MA)
  • Nowotzin, Silke (2012): Does AFTA Create Trade at the Expense of Non-Member Countries? (MSc)
  • Kim, Sung Han (2011): Monetäre Integration und Konvergenz in Korea? - Implikationen der Währungsunion Deutschlands für den Fall einer möglichen Wiedervereinigung Koreas (Dipl.-Ök.)
  • Mzembe, Gavelet Chimaneo (2011): Measuring Cost Effectiveness of Antiretroviral Therapy Service Delivery in Public, Private for Profit and Non-Profit Making Health Facilities: A Case Study of Health Facilities in the Cities of Mzuzu, Lilongwe, Zomba and Blantyre in Malawi (MA)
  • Strashnikov, Blagovest (2011): Handelsliberalisierung und Wachstum in den Entwicklungsländern (Dipl.-Ök.)
  • Yu, Mingliang (2011): Internationalisierung des RMB – Vor- und Nachteile der Flexibilisierung des RMB-Wechselkurses (Dipl.-Ök.)
  • Zoheb Khan (2011): Governance Structure and Public Policy Effectiveness: The Case of Black Economic Empowerment Enterprise Development Policy in Cape Town, South Africa (MA)
  • Nazari, Rahim (2010): Microfinance Services in Afghanistan and Their Impacts on Income Generation: The Case of Microfinance in Herat (MSc)
  • Stute, Dominik (2010): Internationalisierungsstrategien kleiner und mittlerer Unternehmen am Beispiel des Kammerbezirks der IHK im mittleren Ruhrgebiet zu Bochum (Dipl.-Ök.)
  • Wei, Jianing (2010): Zusammenhang zwischen internationalem Technologietransfer und dem Aufbau technologischer Kapazitäten in China (Dipl.-Ök.)
  • Zuo, Bingbing (2010): Ausländische Direktinvestitionen und Wirtschaftswachstum in China (Dipl.-Ök.)
  • Chin'anga, Rumbidzai Francisca (2009): Assessing the Impact of the Maputo Corridor Toll Road as a pro poor development intervention in Mpumalanga, South Africa (MA)
  • Getacher Engida, Tadesse (2009): The growth determing factors of small and medium enterprises from the firm owners' perspective. The case of Small and Medium Enterprises in Addis Ababa City (MA)
  • Sommer, Sebastian (2009): Effects of infrastructure-financing on the achievement of the millennium development goals: A Case Study of a Power Plant in Kenya (MA)
  • Zimmermann, Lina (2009): Optimalität des Währungsraums und Konvergenz in der Cfa-Franc-Zone (Dipl.-Ök.)
  • Mawire , Banarabas (2008): Biofuels and Economic Welfare: a cost-benefit analysis of Jatropha schemes in Zimbabwe. – IX, 90 S. (MA), http://development-research.org/images/pdf/working_papers/wp-186.pdf
  • Zug, Sebastian (2008): The Impact of Agricultural Mechanisation on Poverty Alleviation in a Seasonal Environment: a project evaluation from northern Bangladesh. – XI, 98 S. (MA), http://development-research.org/images/pdf/working_papers/wp-188.pdf
  • Jeuken, Tatjana (2007): Strategien der Bildungsförderung in Entwicklungsländern 1970 bis 2004 (Dipl.-Geogr.)
  • Minuye Dinku, Yonatan (2007): Development Assistance and Economic Development: Does Foreign Aid Promote Economic Growth in Ethiopia? (MA)
  • Plester, Andreas (2007): Wirtschaftswachstum und Offenheit – Theorie und empirische Evidenz (Dipl.-Ök.)
  • Wondimagegnhu, Beneberu Assefa (2007): The Socio-Economic Impact of HIV/AIDS in Agricultural Production in Ethiopia: The Case of Ada’a District in Eastern Showa Province, Ethiopia (MA)
  • Halimi, Abdul Malik (2006): Privatization Policies and Privatization Effects. Theoretical Considerations and a Case Study from Afghanistan (MA)
  • Sayar, Fayaz Ahmad (2006): Assessment of Taxation in Afghanistan (MA)
  • Söltenfuss, Jan (2006): An Analysis of Evaluation Methods for Economic and Financial Assessment in Development Assistance financed by the European Commission. Five Case Studies Illuminating Quality Standards (MA)
  • Kiefer, Rebecca Maria (2005): Soft Budget Constraints bei Banken – Finanzielle Transformation in China (Dipl.-Ök.)
  • Dewi, Catur Utami (2004): The Impact of Strenghtening the Small and Medium Enterprises in the Province of D.I. Yogyakarta. A Case Study on USC-Satunama Project (MA)
  • Mitrpant, Tavida (2004): Measuring the Impact of the Internet on Human Capital and Development: The Case of SchoolNet Project in Thailand (MA)
  • Lopez Hoyos, Andres Gustavo (2003): Tax Assignment to Local Governments - The Case Study of the Fiscal Decentralization Process in Peru (MA)
  • Ah Poe Nienaber, Anona (2002): Technology Mediated Communication: Incentives & Rewards for Web Based Learning at the University of the Western Cape (MA)
  • Gorkhali, Sanjay Prasad (2002): Energy and Economic Welfare - Cost-Benefit Analysis of Micro-Hydro Systems in Nepal. – 70 S. (MA), http://development-research.org/images/pdf/working_papers/wp-179.pdf
  • Ruspendi Junaedi, I Wayan (2002): Costs and Benefits of Vocational Training in Bali. The Case of Maha Boga Marga (MA)