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Dipl.-Ök. Britta Niklas

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Coordinator South African German Centre for Development Research; Coordinator Erasmus Mundus Project EUSA_ID

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Institute of Development Research and Development Policy
Ruhr-University Bochum
Universitätsstr. 105, Room 2.15
44789 Bochum
Germany

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Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-25148

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

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Consulting Hours: Monday 10:00 - 12:00 h


Education


  • Masters in Economics and Business Administration (Diplom-Ökonomin) from Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany;
  • Training as a Moderator from the Center of Professional Training of Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany

Fields of Expertise


Microeconomics, Applied Microeconomics: Wine and Food Economics, Growth and Development Economics, Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation of Development Projects; Climate Change; Applied Panel Data Analysis

Publications & Conference Papers


Publications

  • (1999) Sektorinvestmentprogramm Landwirtschaft: PROAGRI, Veröffentlichung im Rahmen des "SIP Papier Mosambik" für die GTZ, Eschborn 1999.
  • (1999) Sektorinvestmentprogramm Gesundheit: HSRP, Veröffentlichung im Rahmen des "SIP Papier Mosambik" für die GTZ, Eschborn 1999.
  • (1999) Sektorinvestmentprogramm Bildung: ESSP, Veröffentlichung im Rahmen des "SIP Papier Mosambik" für die GTZ, Eschborn 1999.
  • (1999) Sektorinvestmentprogramme, Veröffentlichung im Rahmen des "SIP Papier Mosambik" für die GTZ, Eschborn 1999.
  • (1999) Fazit und Empfehlungen aus der bisherigen deutschen TZ in Mosambik bis heute, Veröffentlichung im Rahmen des „GTZ-Strategiepapier Mosambik" für die GTZ, Maputo / Mozambique 1999.
  • (1998) Krisenprävention und Konfliktbearbeitung in der Entwicklungszusammenarbeit: Das Beispiel des Integrierten Ernährungssicherungsprogramms Sofala, Mosambik, Veröffentlichung für die GTZ, Eschborn 1998.

Conference Papers

  • Impact of annual weather changes on output, quality and profits of wine producers in Germany. Paper presented at the 9th Annual Meeting of the AAWE in Mendoza, Argentina, 2015
  • Fairtrade Wine Prices of South African Wines (together with Karl Storchmann and Nick Vink). Paper presented at the 6th Annual Meeting of the AAWE in Princeton, New Jersey, USA, 2012
  • Is there a price premium on South African BEE wines in South Africa and Europe? (together with Karl Storchmann and Nick Vink). Paper presented at the 5th Annual Meeting of the AAWE in Bozen, Italy, 2011.

Mentoring (Master in Development Management)


  • Lammers, Franziska (2016): "Because it trains my mind" – Assessing the Cognitive and Scholastic Effects of Chess Instruction in Primary Schools of the Soweto Township, South Africa
  • Fusenig, Mirjam (2016): Why do wine producers seek Fairtrade certification? Perspectives from the Western Cape Province, South Africa
  • Rubina Devrikyan (2014): Impact of Participation on Rural Development in Armenia
  • Solveig Gleser (2014): The Irrigation and Poverty Nexus. A Case Study on the Effects of Micro-Irrigation on Poverty Alleviation in the Rural Western Hills of Nepal
  • Collins Yeboah (2014): Participation as a Means of Poverty Reduction: A Case Study of Boabeng Fiema Monkey's Sanctuary, Ghana
  • Abisha Damba (2012): The Impact of the Humanitarian Accountability Partnership (HAP) Framework on Beneficiary Participation in Aid Projects: A Case Study of a Humanitarian Aid Project in Zimbabwe
  • Isaac Kwesi Eweh (2012): "Impact of the Ghana School Feeding Programme on Poverty Reduction: A Case Study in the Three Northern Regions of the Country
  • Pocut Ismyati Vonda (2012): The Impact of Community Empowerment on the Income Situation of Project Beneficiaries. A Case Study: Skills Training Project in South Aceh District, Aceh Province, Indonesia
  • Kruja, Edlira (2010): The Impact of Infrastructure and Human Capital on Foreign Direct Investment: A Comparison of two Albanian Regions
  • Bayor, Isaac (2009): The influence of community participation on the benefits of development projects: A Case Study of the Community Based Empowerment Project in Ghana

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

Khafagy, Amr: Regulation, supervision and deposit insurance for financial cooperatives: an empirical investigation. In: Annals of Finance (online first)

Beier, Raffael & Fritzsche, Jasmin: Refugees and the City: UN-Habitat’s New Urban Agenda. In: Forced Migration Review 55, pp. 29-30.

Themba Nyasulu: Harnessing Economic Impacts of Migrant Remittances for Development in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Critical Review of the Literature.

More information: "Publications / New Publications"

IEE on Tour

November 22 - December 05:
Britta Niklas
at Cape Town / South Africa for the international alumni conference "Tackling the root causes of displacement in Sub Sahara Africa"

November 23 - December 09:
Dr. Bäcker and Prof. Dr. Löwenstein with Tania De Giorgio and Sevilay Recber
at UWC, Cape Town/South Africa, for the international alumni conference as well as final MADM exams and graduation

November 27 - December 09:
Christina Seeger
in Cape Town/South Africa, for the 3rd International Conference on Global Food Security and the international alumni conference

November 29 - December 11:
Anne Siebert
in Cape Town/South Africa, for the 3rd International Conference on Global Food Security as well al final MADM exams

IEE on Field Research

Ruth Knoblich spends a research period for her PhD as an EUSA-ID Scholar at the University of Cape Town/South Africa from January 2017 to April 2018.