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Workplace:German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA), (more information at EDIRC)
Department für Volkswirtschaftslehre (Department of Economics), Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät (Faculty of Economics), Georg-August-Universität Göttingen (University of Gottingen), (more information at EDIRC)
Ibero-Amerika Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (IAI) (Ibero-America Institute for Economic Research), Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät (Faculty of Economics), Georg-August-Universität Göttingen (University of Gottingen), (more information at EDIRC)
Institut für Weltwirtschaft (IfW) (Kiel Institute for the World Economy), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2020

  1. Promoting private investment to create jobs: A review of the evidence
    PEGNet Policy Studies, PEGNet - Poverty Reduction, Equity and Growth Network, Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) Downloads

2018

  1. Large-Scale Farms and Smallholders: Evidence from Zambia
    GIGA Working Papers, GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies Downloads
    Also in Kiel Working Papers, Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) (2018) Downloads

2017

  1. Cash crops as a sustainable pathway out of poverty? Panel data evidence on the heterogeneity of cocoa farmers in Sulawesi, Indonesia
    Courant Research Centre: Poverty, Equity and Growth - Discussion Papers, Courant Research Centre PEG Downloads
  2. Household Welfare and CO2 Emission Impacts of Energy and Carbon Taxes in Mexico
    GIGA Working Papers, GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Energy Economics (2018)
  3. Rural income dynamics: Understanding poverty and inequality changes in rural Peru
    2017 International Congress, August 28-September 1, 2017, Parma, Italy, European Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads
  4. The Effects of Energy Price Changes: Heterogeneous Welfare Impacts, Energy Poverty, and CO2 Emissions in Indonesia
    GIGA Working Papers, GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies Downloads

2016

  1. Non-Contributory Social Transfer Programmes in Developing Countries: A New Data Set and Research Agenda
    GIGA Working Papers, GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies Downloads

2015

  1. Does forced Solidarity Hamper Entrepreneurial Activity? Evidence from Seven West-African Countries
    Post-Print, HAL
  2. Drivers of households' land-use decisions - A critical review of micro-level studies in tropical regions
    EFForTS Discussion Paper Series, University of Goettingen, Collaborative Research Centre 990 "EFForTS, Ecological and Socioeconomic Functions of Tropical Lowland Rainforest Transformation Systems (Sumatra, Indonesia)" Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Land (2016)
  3. Rubber vs. oil palm: an analysis of factors influencing smallholders' crop choice in Jambi, Indonesia
    EFForTS Discussion Paper Series, University of Goettingen, Collaborative Research Centre 990 "EFForTS, Ecological and Socioeconomic Functions of Tropical Lowland Rainforest Transformation Systems (Sumatra, Indonesia)" Downloads
  4. SMARTer Indicators for Decent Work in a Post-2015 Development Agenda: A Discussion and a Proposal
    GIGA Working Papers, GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies Downloads
  5. The impact of foreign large-scale land acquisitions on smallholder productivity: Evidence from Zambia
    AGRODEP working papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (8)
  6. Towards an integrated ecological-economic land-use change model
    EFForTS Discussion Paper Series, University of Goettingen, Collaborative Research Centre 990 "EFForTS, Ecological and Socioeconomic Functions of Tropical Lowland Rainforest Transformation Systems (Sumatra, Indonesia)" Downloads View citations (2)

2013

  1. Assessment of socio-economic functions of tropical lowland transformation systems in Indonesia - sampling framework and methodological approach
    EFForTS Discussion Paper Series, University of Goettingen, Collaborative Research Centre 990 "EFForTS, Ecological and Socioeconomic Functions of Tropical Lowland Rainforest Transformation Systems (Sumatra, Indonesia)" Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Constrained firms, not subsistence activities: Evidence on capital returns and accumulation in Peruvian microenterprises
    Working Papers, Banco Central de Reserva del Perú Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2012) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in Labour Economics (2015)
  3. Does Forced Solidarity Hamper Investment in Small and Micro Enterprises?
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (18)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Comparative Economics (2017)
  4. Economic and ethical challenges of "land grabs" in sub-Saharan Africa
    Kiel Policy Brief, Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) Downloads View citations (3)
  5. Kinship ties and entrepreneurship in Western Africa
    Post-Print, HAL View citations (12)

2012

  1. Constrained gazelles. High potentials in West Africa’s informal economy
    ISS Working Papers - General Series, International Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam (ISS), The Hague Downloads View citations (52)
    Also in Social Protection Discussion Papers and Notes, The World Bank (2012) Downloads View citations (51)

    See also Journal Article in World Development (2012)
  2. Credit-constrained in Risky Activities? The Determinants of the Capital Stocks of Micro and Small Firms in Western Africa
    GIGA Working Papers, GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Courant Research Centre: Poverty, Equity and Growth - Discussion Papers, Courant Research Centre PEG (2011) Downloads
  3. Renewables in the Energy Transition: Evidence on Solar Home Systems and Lighting-Fuel Choice in Kenya
    GIGA Working Papers, GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Working Papers, Research unit Sustainability and Global Change, Hamburg University (2012) Downloads View citations (6)
    HWWI Research Papers, Hamburg Institute of International Economics (HWWI) (2012) Downloads View citations (6)

    See also Journal Article in Energy Economics (2013)
  4. Transnational land deals for agriculture in the Global South
    Post-Print, HAL View citations (1)
    Also in Post-Print, HAL (2012) View citations (1)
    Post-Print, HAL (2012) View citations (1)
    Post-Print, HAL (2012) View citations (1)
    Post-Print, HAL (2012) View citations (1)
    Post-Print, HAL (2012) View citations (1)

2011

  1. Barriers to entry and returns to capital in informal activities: evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa
    Social Protection Discussion Papers and Notes, The World Bank Downloads View citations (47)
    See also Journal Article in Review of Income and Wealth (2011)
  2. Informal Sector Dynamics In Times Of Fragile Growth: The Case Of Madagascar
    Working Papers, DIAL (Développement, Institutions et Mondialisation) Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Journal Article in The European Journal of Development Research (2014)
  3. Unlocking potential: tackling economic, institutional and social constraints of informal entrepreneurship in Sub-Saharan Africa: main findings and policy conclusions
    Social Protection Discussion Papers and Notes, The World Bank Downloads View citations (6)

2010

  1. Capital market imperfections, uncertainty or both: Evidence on economic constraints to informal enterprises in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Proceedings of the German Development Economics Conference, Hannover 2010, Verein für Socialpolitik, Research Committee Development Economics
  2. Globalization and Poverty Changes in Colombia
    EcoMod2003, EcoMod Downloads View citations (24)
    Also in OECD Development Centre Working Papers, OECD Publishing (2003) Downloads View citations (43)
  3. La solidarité forcée bride-t-elle l'activité des micro-entrepreneurs ? Une analyse à partir de données ouest-africaines
    Post-Print, HAL
  4. MDG Achievements, Determinants, and Resource Needs: What Has Been Learnt?
    GIGA Working Papers, GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies Downloads
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2010) Downloads View citations (2)

2009

  1. The Impact of Agricultural Market Liberalisation from a Gender Perspective: Evidence from Uganda
    Proceedings of the German Development Economics Conference, Frankfurt a.M. 2009, Verein für Socialpolitik, Research Committee Development Economics Downloads
    Also in Open Access Publications from Kiel Institute for the World Economy, Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) (2009) Downloads
  2. The complementarity of MDG achievements: the case of child mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (3)

2008

  1. Income Diversification and Poverty in a Growing Agricultural Economy: The Case of Ghana
    Proceedings of the German Development Economics Conference, Zurich 2008, Verein für Socialpolitik, Research Committee Development Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Open Access Publications from Kiel Institute for the World Economy, Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) (2008) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. More coffee, more cigarettes? Coffee market liberalisation, gender, and bargaining in Uganda
    Kiel Working Papers, Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) Downloads View citations (1)

2007

  1. Boda bodas rule: Non-agricultural activities and their inequality implications in Western Kenya
    Kiel Working Papers, Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Open Access Publications from Kiel Institute for the World Economy, Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) (2007) Downloads View citations (3)
    Proceedings of the German Development Economics Conference, Göttingen 2007, Verein für Socialpolitik, Research Committee Development Economics (2007) Downloads View citations (6)
    GIGA Working Papers, GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies (2007) Downloads

2006

  1. Resource booms, inequality, and poverty: The case of gas in Bolivia
    Kiel Working Papers, Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Review of Income and Wealth (2008)
  2. Structural change and poverty reduction in Brazil: the impact of the Doha Round
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (16)
  3. The Impact of Coffee Price Changes on Rural Households in Uganda
    2006 Annual Meeting, August 12-18, 2006, Queensland, Australia, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Agricultural Economics (2007)
  4. The impact of commodity price changes on rural households: the case of coffee in Uganda
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (7)

2005

  1. Uganda: No more pro-poor growth?
    Open Access Publications from Kiel Institute for the World Economy, Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) Downloads View citations (19)
    Also in Proceedings of the German Development Economics Conference, Kiel 2005, Verein für Socialpolitik, Research Committee Development Economics (2005) Downloads View citations (22)

2004

  1. Bananas, oil, and development: examining the resource curse and its transmission channels by resource type
    Kiel Working Papers, Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) Downloads View citations (10)
  2. Operationalizing Pro-Poor Growth - Country Case Study: Bolivia
    Ibero America Institute for Econ. Research (IAI) Discussion Papers, Ibero-America Institute for Economic Research Downloads View citations (20)
  3. Pro-poor growth in Bolivia: accounting for external shocks and policy reforms
    Kiel Working Papers, Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) Downloads View citations (4)
  4. The Missing Links - Uganda's Economic Reforms and Pro-Poor Growth
    Open Access Publications from Kiel Institute for the World Economy, Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) Downloads View citations (6)

2003

  1. Hacia un Sistema de Educación Dual – Una Perspectiva desde el Mercado Laboral sobre la Reducción de la Pobreza en Bolivia
    Documentos de trabajo, Instituto de Investigaciones Socio-Económicas (IISEC), Universidad Católica Boliviana Downloads

2001

  1. Towards a dual education system - a labour market perspective on poverty reduction in Bolivia
    Kiel Working Papers, Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) Downloads

Journal Articles

2019

  1. The effects of energy price changes: heterogeneous welfare impacts and energy poverty in Indonesia
    Environment and Development Economics, 2019, 24, (2), 180-200 Downloads View citations (1)

2018

  1. Determinants of foreign land acquisitions in low- and middle-income countries
    Journal of Economic Geography, 2018, 18, (1), 59-86 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Household welfare and CO2 emission impacts of energy and carbon taxes in Mexico
    Energy Economics, 2018, 72, (C), 222-235 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2017)
  3. Land-use change in oil palm dominated tropical landscapes—An agent-based model to explore ecological and socio-economic trade-offs
    PLOS ONE, 2018, 13, (1), 1-20 Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Rural structural change, poverty and income distribution: evidence from Peru
    The Journal of Economic Inequality, 2018, 16, (4), 631-653 Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in The Journal of Economic Inequality, 2018, 16, (4), 631-653 (2018) Downloads View citations (2)

2017

  1. Does forced solidarity hamper investment in small and micro enterprises?
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 2017, 45, (4), 827-846 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  2. Social transfers and conditionalities under different regime types
    European Journal of Political Economy, 2017, 50, (C), 141-156 Downloads View citations (4)

2016

  1. Drivers of Households’ Land-Use Decisions: A Critical Review of Micro-Level Studies in Tropical Regions
    Land, 2016, 5, (4), 1-32 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2015)

2015

  1. Constrained firms, not subsistence activities: Evidence on capital returns and accumulation in Peruvian microenterprises
    Labour Economics, 2015, 33, (C), 94-110 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  2. Inefficiency of Male and Female Labor Supply in Agricultural Households: Evidence from Uganda
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2015, 97, (3), 998-1019 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. SMARTer indicators for decent work in a post-2015 development agenda: A proposal
    International Labour Review, 2015, 154, (3), 285-302 Downloads
  4. The impact of minimum wages on informal and formal labor market outcomes: evidence from Indonesia
    IZA Journal of Labor & Development, 2015, 4, (1), 1-25 Downloads View citations (8)

2014

  1. Informal sector dynamics in times of fragile growth: The case of Madagascar
    The European Journal of Development Research, 2014, 26, (4), 437-455 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2013

  1. Electricity Access and the Performance of Micro and Small Enterprises: Evidence from West Africa
    The European Journal of Development Research, 2013, 25, (5), 815-829 Downloads View citations (11)
  2. Renewables in the energy transition: Evidence on solar home systems and lighting fuel choice in Kenya
    Energy Economics, 2013, 40, (C), 350-359 Downloads View citations (27)
    See also Working Paper (2012)

2012

  1. Constrained Gazelles: High Potentials in West Africa’s Informal Economy
    World Development, 2012, 40, (7), 1352-1368 Downloads View citations (51)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  2. Millennium Development Goal Achievements and Policies in Education and Health: What Has Been Learnt?
    Development Policy Review, 2012, 30, (1), 67-85 Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Neubewertung des informellen Sektors und Unternehmertums in Sub-Sahara-Afrika
    Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung / Quarterly Journal of Economic Research, 2012, 81, (3), 69-83 Downloads View citations (1)

2011

  1. BARRIERS TO ENTRY AND RETURNS TO CAPITAL IN INFORMAL ACTIVITIES: EVIDENCE FROM SUB‐SAHARAN AFRICA
    Review of Income and Wealth, 2011, 57, S27-S53 View citations (43)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2010

  1. Communication, social capital and workplace health management as determinants of the innovative climate in German banks
    International Journal of Public Health, 2010, 55, (6), 561-570 Downloads
  2. Sequential macro-micro modelling with behavioural microsimulations
    International Journal of Microsimulation, 2010, 3, (1), 24-34 Downloads View citations (4)

2009

  1. Resource Curse or Rentier Peace? The Ambiguous Effects of Oil Wealth and Oil Dependence on Violent Conflict
    Journal of Peace Research, 2009, 46, (6), 757-776 Downloads View citations (45)

2008

  1. Few Opportunities, Much Desperation: The Dichotomy of Non-Agricultural Activities and Inequality in Western Kenya
    World Development, 2008, 36, (12), 2713-2732 Downloads View citations (13)
  2. RESOURCE BOOMS, INEQUALITY, AND POVERTY: THE CASE OF GAS IN BOLIVIA
    Review of Income and Wealth, 2008, 54, (3), 407-437 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  3. Shocks, Policy Reforms and Pro‐Poor Growth in Bolivia: A Simulation Analysis
    Review of Development Economics, 2008, 12, (1), 37-56 Downloads View citations (3)

2007

  1. The impact of coffee price changes on rural households in Uganda
    Agricultural Economics, 2007, 37, (2‐3), 293-303 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
 
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