Development Economics researchers

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The Development Economics research group works with a wide variety of researchers including ISS faculty, post-docs, visiting researchers and PhD candidates.

ISS faculty and post-docs

  • prof.dr. (Arjun) AS Bedi

    Arjun Singh Bedi is Professor of Development Economics and Deputy Rector for Research at the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) of Erasmus…
    prof.dr. (Arjun) AS Bedi
  • prof.dr. (Peter) PAG van Bergeijk

    For how unjust is it, if when we allow different recreations to each particular course of life, we afford no diversion to studies; especially when trifles may…
    prof.dr. (Peter) PAG van Bergeijk
  • (John) JM Cruzatti Constantine

    I focus on the use of geo-spatial data to assess, at fine levels of geographic resolution, the impact on development (e.g. economic activity, health) of global…
    (John) JM Cruzatti Constantine
  • dr. (Binyam Afewerk) BA Demena

    Binyam Afewerk Demena is an empirical economist with expertise across economic disciplines focusing on the area of development, environment, and health. He has…
    dr. (Binyam Afewerk) BA Demena
  • (Andrea) A Floridi, MA

    Andrea Floridi is PhD researcher at ISS-EUR. He has experience in researching the informal economy and in the evaluation of international cooperation…
    (Andrea) A Floridi, MA
  • dr. (Georgina) GM Gomez

    I am fascinated by the diversity of forms of organising local economic governance. My interests focus on patterns of collaboration and competition around the…
    dr. (Georgina) GM Gomez
  • prof.dr. (Mansoob) SM Murshed

    Syed Mansoob Murshed is Professor of the Economics of Peace and Conflict at the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), Erasmus University in the…
    prof.dr. (Mansoob) SM Murshed
  • (Elissaios) E Papyrakis

    Dr Elissaios Papyrakis is a Senior Lecturer in Development Economics (Macroeconomics) at the Institute of Social Studies of the Erasmus University in the…
    (Elissaios) E Papyrakis
  • prof.dr. (Lorenzo) L Pellegrini

    Lorenzo Pellegrini, PhD is a Professor of Economics of Environment and Development at the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) of Erasmus University…
    prof.dr. (Lorenzo) L Pellegrini
  • (Matthias) M Rieger

    Development Economics, Health Economics, Behavioral/Experimental Economics.
    (Matthias) M Rieger
  • dr. (Zemzem Shigute) ZS Shuka

    Zemzem Shigute Shuka is Assistant Professor of Global Health and Development at the International Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam,…
    dr. (Zemzem Shigute) ZS Shuka
  • prof.dr. (Irene) IP van Staveren

    **Irene van Staveren (1963) is professor of pluralist development economics at the Institute of Social Studies (ISS) of Erasmus University Rotterdam.**…
    prof.dr. (Irene) IP van Staveren
  • dr. (Robert) RA Sparrow

    dr. (Robert) RA Sparrow

Visiting researchers

B. Bergougui
Delphin Ntanyoma
Fergus Simpson
Brandon Sommer
J. Zhang

PhD researchers

Zahid Ali Abbasi

Growth not accompanied by commensurate development in Pakistan

Muhammad Badiuzzman

Household decision-making in the shadow of violence: Evidence from the CHT region of Bangladesh
Sanchita  BakshiInvestigating the paradox of development polarization in India: why does the rising tide not lift all boats?
Amaya BayneWomen, indignity, knowledges and power in the Ecuadorian Amazon
Renata Calvacanti Muniz

Economic diplomacy as a tool for development: A critical analysis of the use of economic diplomacy in Dutch port development investments in Brazil

Shenia Cassiano de Oliveira 
Maria Dafnomili 
Tung DaoFinding the right trade policies: Explaining the success of liberalizing the economy
Tien Ha My Duong 
Alberto Estrada Mares 
Vincenzo Fucci 
Hati Gitundu 
Adiam HailemichaelUnleashing the growth potential of women entrepreneurs: Experimental evidence from Ethiopia
Isbah Hameed 
Vo Vu Duc HoangClimate change in Vietnam and the Mekong Valley
Wenxiao Hou 
Xenegay Huur 
Muayad Ismail 
Maboobeh Kavianifar

Addressing the climate change and social vulnerability within monetary policy: How can a monetary economy of production mitigate Iran’s water-centred environmental crisis through protecting farmer’s livelihood?

Le Van Lam 

Gina Ledda

The participation of developing countries in production networks: Focus on the Philippines

Libby Leher

Economic diplomacy of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict: Economic relations between Israel and Palestine - Paris Protocol past, present, future 

Yanbai LiInequality, institutions and the resource curse
Xuenting Liang 
Jameson Lingl 
Ibeth Lopez Cazar 
Nicola Mangraviti 
Margarita MechevaEssays on the economics of the nutrition transition in Indonesia
Poonam Mehta 
Jimena Pacheco MirandaThe impact of  crises on human capital formation
Hien Thi Tam Nguyen 
Thanh Tung Nguyen 
Yuhan Ou 
Shradha Parashari 
Noc Tham Pham 
Man Nhu Pham 

Blas Regnault

Oil price trends determinants: Institutional factors and business cycles
David SabogalArtisanal mining and indigenous livelihoods in the Peruvian Amazon
Tamara SoukottaPast in present: Colonial segregation and politics of identities in Ambon, Indonesia
Jeremy SroujiThe emergence of international money in a bi or tri-polar world
Thu Vu 
Rio Widianto 
Zhiqi Xu

The Sustainable Development of China’s Poverty Alleviation Resettlement

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