RTG 1723 - Globalization and Development

List of Publications

List of most important publications of the RTG


Note: GLAD PhD students are shown in bold.

Dreher, A. Eichenhauer, K. Gehring (2016). Aid and Growth: The Impact of UN Security Council Membership on the Effectiveness of Aid. World Bank Economic Review. Forthcoming.

Lenze, J., S. Klasen (2016). The Impact of Women´s Labor Force Participation on Domestic Violence in Jordan. Feminist Economics. Forthcoming.

Vollmer, S., C. Bommer, A. Krishna, K. Harttgen, S.V. Subramanian (2016). The Association of Parental Education with Childhood Undernutrition in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Comparing the Role of Paternal and Maternal Education. International Journal of Epidemiology. DOI: 10.1093/ije/dyw133

Ahrens, J., R. Schweickert, J. Zenker (2015). Varieties of Capitalism and Government Spending in Developed and Developing Countries. Journal of Economic Development 40: 113-136.

Bjørnskov, C., A. Dreher, A., J.A. Fischer, J. Schnellenbach, K. Gehring (2013). Inequality and Happiness: When Perceived Social Mobility and Economic Reality do not Match. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 91: 75-92.

Dreher, A., K. Gehring, S. Klasen (2015). Gesture Politics or Real Commitment? Gender Inequality and the Allocation of Aid. World Development 70: 464-480.

Dreher A., A. Minasyan, P. Nunnenkamp (2015). Government Ideology in Donor and Recipient Countries: Does Ideological Proximity Matter for the Effectiveness of Aid? European Economic Review 79: 80-92.

Grohmann, A., R. Kouwenberg, L. Menkhoff (2015). Childhood Roots of Financial Literacy. Journal of Economic Psychology, Elsevier 51(C), 114-133.

Liebenehm, S., H. Waibel (2014). Simultaneous Estimation of Risk and Time Preferences among Small-Scale Cattle Farmers in West Africa. American Journal of Agricultural Economics 96: 1420-1438.

Lohmann, S. (2015). Information Technologies and Subjective Well-Being: Does the Internet Raise Material Aspirations? Oxford Economic Papers 67: 740-759.

Lohmann, S., T. Lechtenfeld (2015). The Effect of Drought on Health Outcomes and Health Expenditures in Rural Vietnam. World Development 72: 432-448.

Minasyan, A. (2015). Your Development or Mine? The Effects of Donor-Recipient Cultural Differences on the Aid-Growth Nexus. Journal of Comparative Economics. Link

Peer reviewed publications and books


Note: GLAD PhD students are shown in bold.

Dreher, A., M. Kreibaum (2016): Weapons of Choice: The Effect of Natural Resources on Terror and Insurgencies. Journal of Peace Research.

Grävingholdt, J., S. Ziaja, M. Kreibaum (2015): Disaggregating State Fragility: A Method to Establish a Multidimensional Empirical Typology. Third World Quarterly 36:7, 1281-1298, doi: 10.1080/01436597.2015.1038340.

Winkler, H., L: De Mello, S. Schotte, E.R. Tiongson (2015). Overcoming the Legacy of Expanding Populations. In: Golden Aging: Prospects for Healthy, Active, and Prosperous Aging in Europe and Central Asia, World Bank, Washington, DC. Link

Bussolo, M., T. C. Nguyen, A. M. Munoz Boudet, M. Albertini, J. Azevedo, J. M. Bauer, P. Nie, A. Sousa-Poza, B. Evans, Z. Majoka, M. Nguyen, S. Schotte, S. Signorelli, K. Simler, N. Sinha (2015). Aging and Poverty and Inequality. In: Golden Aging: Prospects for Healthy, Active, and Prosperous Aging in Europe and Central Asia, World Bank, Washington, DC. Link

Oikonomikou, L. E. (2016). Introduction to Corporate Finance. In: Machado, C., J. P. Davim (eds.), 'MBA' Theory and Application of Business and Management Principles, Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-28281-7_6.

Ahrens, J., R. Schweickert, J. Zenker (2015). Varieties of Capitalism and Government Spending in Developed and Developing Countries. Journal of Economic Development 40: 113-136.

Bjørnskov, C., A. Dreher, A., J. A. Fischer, J. Schnellenbach, K. Gehring (2013). Inequality and Happiness: When Perceived Social Mobility and Economic Reality Do not Match. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 91: 75-92.

Dreher, A., K. Gehring (2012). Does Aid Buy (Economic) Freedom? In: Gwartney, J., R. Lawson, J. Hall (eds.), Economic Freedom of the World: 2012 Annual Report . Fraser Institute, Vancouver. Pp. 219-246.

Dreher, A., K. Gehring, S. Klasen (2015). Gesture Politics or Real Commitment? Gender Inequality and the Allocation of Aid. World Development 70: 464-480.

Dreher A., A. Minasyan, P. Nunnenkamp (2015). Government Ideology in Donor and Recipient Countries: Does Ideological Proximity Matter for the Effectiveness of Aid? European Economic Review 79: 80-92.

Gehring, K. (2013). Who Benefits from Economic Freedom? Unraveling the Effect of Economic Freedom on Subjective Well-Being. World Development 50: 74-90.

Grohmann, A., R. Kouwenberg, L. Menkhoff (2015). Childhood Roots of Financial Literacy. Journal of Economic Psychology. doi: Link

Kreibaum, M. (2015). Their Suffering, Our Burden? How Congolese Refugees Affect the Ugandan Population. World Development (forthcoming). Link

Liebenehm, S., B. Bett, C. Verdugo, M. Said (2016 forthcoming). Optimal Drug Control under Risk of Drug Resistance? The Case of African Animal Trypanosomosis. Accepted for publication in Journal of Agricultural Economics 67(2).

Liebenehm, S., H. Waibel (2014). Simultaneous Estimation of Risk and Time Preferences among Small-Scale Cattle Farmers in West Africa. American Journal of Agricultural Economics 96: 1420-1438

Lohmann, S. (2015). Information Technologies and Subjective Well-Being: Does the Internet Raise Material Aspirations? Oxford Economic Papers 67: 740-759.

Lohmann, S., T. Lechtenfeld (2015). The Effect of Drought on Health Outcomes and Health Expenditures in Rural Vietnam. World Development 72: 432-448.

Minasyan, A. (2015). Your Development or Mine? The Effects of Donor-Recipient Cultural Differences on the Aid-Growth Nexus. Journal of Comparative Economics . Link

Minasyan, A., P. Nunnenkamp (forthcoming).Remittances and the Effectiveness of Foreign Aid. Accepted for publication in Review of Development Economics



Publications: Second-cohort PhD students


Note: GLAD PhD students are shown in bold.

Bommer C, Heesemann E, Sagalova V, Manne-Goehler J, Atun R, Bärnighausen T, Vollmer S (2017) The Global Economic Burden of Diabetes in Adults aged 20 to 79: A Cost-of-Illness Study. The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, forthcoming

Weisser, Reinhard A. (2016): MESARAS 2013: Mobility, Expectations, Self-Assessment and Risk Attitude of Students - full version. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA6294 Data file Version 1.0.0 doi:10.4232/1.12544

Weisser, Reinhard A. (2016): How 'real' is 'hypothetical bias' in the context of risk and time preference elicitation?; working paper: Link

Kaplan L.C., T. Kohl, I. Martínez-Zarzoso (2016). The Effects of the CEECs? Accession on Sectoral Trade: A Value Added Perspective. CEGE Discussion Paper No. 272.

Kruse, H.W. (2016). Revisiting the Sectoral Linder Hypothesis: Aggregation Bias or Fixed Costs? LIS Working Paper No. 658.

Höckel, L.S., M. Santos Silva, T. Stöhr (2016). Can Parental Migration Reduce Petty Corruption in Education? IZA Discussion Paper No. 9687. Link

Weisser, R.A. (2016). The Price of Mobility: Adjustment Capabilities, Personality and the Mobility Premium for Highly Qualified Individuals. Link

Weisser, Reinhard A. (2016): MESARAS 2013: Mobility, Expectations, Self-Assessment and Risk Attitude of Students. Link

Badhdadi, L., H. Kruse, and I. Martinez-Zarzoso (2015): An estimation of tariff pass-through in Tunisia. Economic Research Forum (ERF) Working Paper Series Number 963: Link. Link

Pasha, A. (2015). Regional Perspectives to the Multidimensional Poverty Index. World Development 94: 268?285 Link

Bussolo, M., S. Schotte, M. Matytsin (2015). Population Aging and Households? Saving in the Russian Federation. Policy Research Working Paper No. 7443, World Bank, Washington, DC. Link

De Mello, L., S. Schotte, E. R. Tiongson, H. Winkler (2015). Greying the Budget: Ageing and Preferences over Public Policies. Discussion Paper No. 9681. IZA Bonn. Link. Link

Weisser, Reinhard A. (2015): On the nexus of geographic mobility, personality and preferences in a geo-referenced framework: why distance still matters; working paper: Link

Weisser, Reinhard A. (2015): Internationally mobile students and their post-graduation migratory behaviour: An analysis of determinants of student mobility and retention rates in the EU. Link

Weisser, Reinhard A. (2015): Internationally mobile students and their post-graduation migratory behaviour: Meta-study and methodological approach. Link

Baghdadi, L., H.W. Kruse and I. Martínez-Zarzoso (2016), "Trade policy without trade facilitation: Lessons from tariff pass-through in Tunisia", in: Teh, Smeets, Jallab and Chaudhri (eds.), "Trade Costs and Inclusive Growth. Case Studies presented by WTO chair-holders", Geneva, WTO Publications. Link

Baghdadi, L., H.W. Kruse and I. Martínez-Zarzoso (2016), "Is Tunisian Trade Policy Pro-Poor?", ERF Working Paper No. 1033. Link

Kruse, H.W. and I. Martínez-Zarzoso (2016), "Transfers in the Gravity Equation: The Case of Foreign Aid", CEGE Discussion paper No. 288. Link



First-cohort Phd students:


Note: GLAD PhD students are shown in bold.

Fochmann, M., B. Jahnke, A. Wagener (2016). Does the Reliability of Institutions Affect Public Good Contributions? Evidence from a Laboratory Experiment. Hannover Economic Papers No. 570

Herrmann, A. and J.Zenker (2016). High-Risk, (?)Preference-Based Selection and Stability in Thai Funeral Insurance Associations. Courant Research Centre Discussion Papers No. 198

Chakravarty, S., M. Lundberg, P. Nikolov, and J. Zenker (2016). The Role of Training Programs for Youth Employment in Nepal: Impact Evaluation Report on the Employment Fund. World Bank Research Working Paper No. ACS14600.

Grohmann, A., S. Sakha (2015). The Effect of Peer Observation on Consumption Choices: Experimental Evidence. DIW Working Paper No. 1525

Abeliansky, A., I. Martinez-Zarzoso, and K. Prettner (2015):The Impact of 3D Printing on Trade and FDI. Cege Discussion Paper series Number 262: Link

Dreher, A., M. Kreibaum (2015). Weapons of Choice. CESifo Working Paper No. 5419, CESifo Munich.
Also as: CEPR Discussion Paper No. 10082. Centre for Economic Policy Research London Link

Fuchs, A., K. Gehring (2015). The Home Bias in Sovereign Ratings. Courant Research Centre ?Poverty, Equity and Growth in Developing and Transition Countries? Discussion Papers No. 179. Link

Gehring, K., F. Kauffeldt, K.C. Vadlamannati (2015). Crime, Incentives and Political Effort: A Model and Empirical Application for India. Courant Research Centre: ?Poverty, Equity and Growth in Developing and Transition Countries? Discussion Paper No. 170.

Zenker, J., A. Wagener, S. Vollmer (2015). Better knowledge need not affect behavior: A randomized evaluation on the demand for lottery tickets in rural Thailand. Harvard CID Working Paper No. 282. Link

Gehring, K., S. A. Schneider (2015). Towards the Greater Good? EU Commissioners? Nationality and Budget Allocation in the European Union. Discussion Paper No. 596. Department of Economics, University of Heidelberg. Link

Yoon, J. (2015). Partial Least Squares and Principal Component Analysis with Non-metric Variables for Composite Indices. Ph.D. thesis, Faculty of Economic Sciences. University of Goettingen: Link

Grohmann, A., S. Sakha (2015). The Effect of Peer Observation on Consumption Choices. Discussion Paper, DIW/University of Hannover. Link

Jahnke, B. (2015). Tax Morale and Reciprocity. A Case Study from Vietnam. Hannover Economic Papers No. 563. Link

Kreibaum, M., S. Klasen (2015). Missing Men: Differential Effects of War and Socialism on Female Labour Force Participation in Vietnam. Courant Research Centre ?Poverty, Equity and Growth in Developing and Transition Countries? Discussion Paper No. 181. Link

Jahnke, B. (2015). How Does Petty Corruption Affect Tax Morale in Sub-Saharan Africa? An Empirical Analysis. Hannover Economic Papers No. 564. Link

Yoon, J., S. Klasen (2015). An Application of Partial Least Squares to the Construction of the Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) and the Corruption Perception Index (CPI). Courant Research Centre: Poverty, Equity and Growth - Discussion Papers No. 173, Link

Kreibaum, M., S. Lohmann (2015). ?We are all from Kyaka? ? Self-Reliance Strategies of Refugees in Uganda. Entwicklung+Zusammenarbeit / Development+Cooperation. Link

Minasyan, A., P. Nunnenkamp (2015). Donors? Openness to Immigration and the Effectiveness of Foreign Aid. Kiel Working Papers No. 1981. Kiel Institute for the World Economy. Link

Yoon, J., T. Krivobokova (2015). Treatments of Non-metric Variables in Partial Least Squares and Principal Component Analysis. Courant Research Centre: Poverty, Equity and Growth - Discussion Papers No. 172. Link

Zenker, J., A. Wagener, S. Vollmer (2015). Better knowledge need not affect behavior: A randomized evaluation on the demand for lottery tickets in rural Thailand. Harvard CID Working Paper No. 282.

Vasquez-Escallon, J. (2015). Beyond punishment: Achieving sustainable compliance with the law. The case of coca-reducing policies in Colombia. Ph.D. thesis, Faculty of Economic Sciences. University of Goettingen. Link

Wagener, A., J. Zenker (2015). Stochastic Transfers, Risky Investment and Incomes: Evidence from an Income Guarantee Program in Thailand. Hannover Economic Papers No. 562. Link

Yoon, J., S. Klasen, A. Dreher, T. Krivobokova (2015). Composite Indices Based on Partial Least Squares. Courant Research Centre: Poverty, Equity and Growth - Discussion Papers No. 171, Link. Link

Dreher, A., V.Z. Eichenauer, K. Gehring (2014). Geopolitics, Aid and Growth. CEPR Discussion Paper No. 9904. Centre for Economic Policy Research, London. Link

Grohmann, A., R. Kouwenberg, L. Menkhoff (2014). Financial Literacy and its Consequences for the Emerging Middle Class. Kiel Working Paper No. 1943, Kiel Institute for the World Economy. Link

Camara, B. (2014). Children for Wealth - Fertility Competition. Link

Grohmann, A. R. Kouwenberg, O. Hübler, L. Menkhoff (2014), Financial Literacy and Financial Behaviour: Thai Women Do not Lag Behind. Paper for: Jahrestagung des Vereins für Socialpolitik. Link

Liebenehm, S., H. Waibel (2014). Risk and Time Preferences of West African Cattle Farmers. In: Schriften der Gesellschaft für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften des Landbaues e.V., Bd. 49. Pp. 15-26.

Lohmann, S., T. Lechtenfeld (2014). The Effect of Drought on Health Outcomes and Health Expenditures in Rural Vietnam. Courant Research Centre: Poverty, Equity and Growth - Discussion Paper 156. Link

Menkhoff, L., S. Sakha (2014). Multiple-Item Risk Measures. Kiel Working Paper No. 1980. Kiel Institute for the World Economy, Kiel. Link. Link

Lohmann, S. (2014). Weltentwicklungsbericht 2015: Menschliches Verhalten und Entwicklung, KfW Entwicklungspolitik Kompakt. Link

Argaw, B. A., H. Bonin, G. Mühler, U. Zierahn (2013). Arbeitsqualität Älterer in belastenden Berufen (im Auftrag des Bundesministeriums für Arbeit und Soziales), ZEW Mannheim. Link

Dreher, A., K. Gehring, C. Kotsogiannis, S. Marchesi (2013). Information Transmission within Federal Fiscal Architectures: Theory and Evidence. CESifo Working Paper No. 4400, CESifo Munich. Link. Link

Lohmann, S. (2013). Information Technologies and Subjective Well-Being: Does the Internet Raise Material Aspirations? Centre for European, Governance, and Economic Development Research Discussion Paper No. 169. Link