Young researchers

Name, Institute, topic

  • Viola Asri, University of Zurich. Social pension schemes in India - targeting problems and behavioural effects
  • Yael Borofsky, ETH Zürich. Infrastructure in informal urban settlements in South Africa
  • Cédris Chambru, University of Geneva. Impacts of climate shocks in pre-industrial Europe
  • Kathrin Durizzo, ETH Zürich.  Social health protection systems in Ghana and Tanzania
  • Igor Francetic, Swiss Tropical Health Institute. Economics of health system governance in developing countries.
  • Shiqi Guo, The Graduate Institute Geneva. Straw burning and air pollution in China
  • Simon Haenni, University of Zurich. Social norms
  • Ximena Jativa, University of Fribourg. Market imperfections, infrastructure and consequences of conflict in developing countries
  • Bartlomiej Kudrzycki, ETH Zürich. Youth labour markets in Nepal and Benin
  • Valentin Lang, University of Zurich. International Financial Institutions, Income Inequality
  • Erwin Lefoll, ETH Zürich. Global value chains of cocoa and gold
  • Dario Meili, ETH Zurich.  Urban sanitation in low-income settlements.
  • Frank Obhiambo, ETH Zürich. Role of technology on education and mental well-being for learners with disabilities
  • Clemente Pignatti, The Graduate Institute Geneva. Labour economics
  • Adina Rom, ETH Zürich. Off-grid solar lights in rural Kenya
  • Mhamed Ben Salah, The Graduate Institute Geneva. Tunisian education system.
  • Alessandro Saia, University of Lausanne. 
  • Julia Seiermann, The Graduate Institute Geneva. International trade, inequality and conflict
  • Rasha Shakra, University of Geneva. The impact of land use patterns in South Africa. Effects of social networking on refugees' choice of resettlement destination. Microeconomic impacts of civil conflict on households' welfare.
  • Andrew Silva, The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies. Labour economics, economic geography of labour markets, inequality and gender
  • Daniel Steffen, University of Bern.  Education quality in Tanzania and El Salvador
  • Rohit Ticku, The Graduate Institute Geneva. Political Economy of Conflict and Corruption, Economics of Religion, Economic History
  • Nurgul Tilenbaeva, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies. Trade and Poverty: Evidence from Kyrgyz&From Wedding to Begging: Spending on Celebrations and Their Welfare Effects
  • Antoinette van der Merwe, ETH Zürich.  Addressing social issues in the gold supply chain
  • Lukas von Flüe, University of Bern. Cultural transmission of preferences and its relevance for well-being and poverty
  • Martina Zahno, University of Zurich. Political Economy of Fossil Fuel Subsidies, Cooking Fuel Choices
  • Xiaojing Zhou, The Graduate School Geneva. Labour and growth, contact theory in East Asia