Development Economics researchers

Senior researchers

  • Arjun Bedi

    Arjun Bedi, Professor of Development Economics

  • Peter van Bergeijk 2019

    Peter van Bergeijk, Professor of International Economics/Macroeconomics

  • Michael Grimm

    Michael Grimm (Affiliate professor), Professor of Development Economics and Vice-Dean, University of Passau, School of Business, Economics and Information Systems

  • Rolph van der Hoeven

    Rolph van der Hoeven, Emeritus Professor, Employment and Development Economics

  • Syed Mansoob Murshed

    Syed Mansoob Murshed (programme leader), Professor of the Economics of Conflict and Peace. Professor of International Economics at the Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham, 2004- onwards, Honorary Fellow of the Centre for the Study of Civil War at the Peace Research Institute, Oslo (PRIO).

  • Howard Nicholas

    Howard Nicholas, Senior Lecturer in Economics

  • Elissaios Papyrakis

    Elissaios Papyrakis, Senior Lecturer in Economics

  • Lorenzo Pellegrini

    Lorenzo Pellegrini (Board member), Associate Professor in Development Economics

  • Matthias Rieger

    Matthias Rieger, Assistant Professor

  • Robert Sparrow, Associate Professor

  • Irene van Staveren 2019

    Irene van Staveren, Professor of Pluralist Development Economics and Professor of Economics and Christian Ethics, Radboud University of Nijmegen

  • Rob Vos

    Rob Vos (Affiliate professor), Endowed Professor of Finance and Development

  • Natascha Wagner

    Natascha Wagner (Board member), Associate Professor in Economics

Post-docs, affiliated and visiting researchers

PhD researchers

Zahid Ali Abbasi

Growth not accompanied by commensurate development in Pakistan

Luis Artavia-Mora

Migration and discrimination in the Netherlands

Muhammad Badiuzzman

Livelihood decision making under shadow of conflict in Chittagong Hill Tracts region of Bangladesh

Kevin Dalrymple

The role of political leadership in economic growth and development: some evidence from the Caribbean

Amrita Datta

Determinants of labour migration from rural Bihar 

Fabio Diaz Pabon

From civil war to mass protest, new forms of conflict
Kumba DigdowiseisoFiscal decentralization and development in Indonesia
Consuelo FernandezMining and the Shuar people in Ecuador
Andrea FloridiTrans-formal firms navigating in the borderland between formal and informal economy
Emias Shewangizaw GetachewDeterminants, behaviour and impact of Chinese outward foreign direct investment in Africa
Deo Gracias HoundoloPoverty dynamics in the millennium villages in Ghana

Gina Ledda

Value chains in The Philippines

Libby Leher

Regionalism as the political mechanism for sen-like development

Yanbai Li 
Farzana Aktar MishaAn analysis of the livelihood development programme of the char dwellers: evidence from Bangladesh
Renata Cavalcanti MunizEconomic diplomacy and Brazil-Dutch cooperation on ports
Thi Mai Lan NguyenThe transmission mechanism of monetary policy in Vietnam
Rukumbuzi Delphin NtanyomaMicroeconomic analysis of dynamic choices, incentives, alternatives and expectations of combatants (Eastern Congo violence).
William OrieFinancing obstacles for firms in Surinam

Juan David Parra Heredia

The political economy of education in Colombian municipalities

Blas Regnault

Natural resources and development:  towards an accounting framework for oil exporting economies
Manongwa SikandaInequality in Namibia

Zemzem Shigute Shuka

Evaluating social protection programs in Ethiopia: Community involvement, long-term outcomes and inter-linkages
Vu Duc Hoang VoAgriculture and climate in Vietnam

Zahra Zarepour

An investigation of the subsidy reform in Iran