Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät

Ministerien anderer (EU-)Staaten


Department for International Development/ International Development Research Centre/ The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, England/ Canada/ USA

  • Does female economic empowerment foster economic growth?: A systematic review of the theory and empirical evidence
  • Growth, Structural Change, and Female Employment: Linkages and Policy Issues


The Development Economics Research Group of Göttingen University has been selected for a research programme on the linkages between economic growth and the economic empowerment of women. It consists of two projects, one investigating the impact of economic growth on the economic empowerment of women, and the second one is concerned with the impact of gender inequality on economic growth. Further details on the two projects can be found here.

Sponsors:

  • The Department for International Development (DFID) (UK government department responsible for administering overseas aid), London, England
  • The International Development Research Centre (public corporation created by the Canadian government), Ottawa, Canada
  • The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, Menlo Park, California, USA


Coordinator of both projects: Prof. Stephan Klasen, Ph.D., Chair of Development Economics

Funding period: 2015-2017 (Growth, Structural Change, and Female Employment: Linkages and Policy Issues)/ 2016-2017 (Does female economic empowerment foster economic growth?: A systematic review of the theory and empirical evidence)


Außenministerium der Niederlande ("Ministerie van Buitenlandse Zaken"), Den Haag

  • ORIO: Impact evaluation of rural electrification in Tanzania
    Gemeinsames Projekt mit der Erasmus Universität Rotterdam und des Rheinisch-Westfälischen Instituts für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI), Essen

    Förderer: Außenministerium der Niederlande

    Koordinator in Göttingen: Prof. Stephan Klasen, Ph.D., Professur für Entwicklungsökonomik

    Projektlaufzeit: 2014-2017