Name
Liza von Grafenstein


Current Position
Doctoral Researcher


Current Field of Research
Agricultural Commercialization and Gender
[Chair of Development Economics, Supervisor: Prof. Stephan Klasen/ Prof. Dr. Sebastian Vollmer, Global Food Subproject D3 ]


Research Interests


  • Causes of Food Insecurity and Undernutrition
  • Intra-Household Resource Allocation
  • Gender
  • Public Health
  • Development Economics



Education


  • 08/2015 - 05/2017 Master of Public Administration in Public Affairs, Cornell University, US
    Thesis: Female Empowerment and Intra-Household Nutritional Status in Rural Bangladesh
  • 07/2012 - 06/2013 Student Exchange, German Academic Exchange Association (DAAD), Miranda House College, Delhi University, New Delhi, India
  • 09/2010 - 06/2014 Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and South Asian Studies, Ruprecht-Karls University Heidelberg, Germany



Publications/Current projects


  • Von Grafenstein L (2017): Misleading Incentives - South Asian Farmers' Use of Fertilizer. In: Cornell Policy Review. Retrieved February 25, 2017, from http://www.cornellpolicyreview.com/misleading-incentives-south-asian-farmers-use-of-fertilizer/
  • Von Grafenstein, L., Tangürek, H. A. Â., & Wang, Z. (2016): Final Report: Quality of USAID Education Sector Evaluations between 2011 and 2015. Retrieved August 31, 2016, from http://fedcafe.net/app/item/247
  • Von Grafenstein, L.(2012): India (Sikhs/Punjab). In: Heidelberg Institute for International Conflict Research (ed.): Conflict Barometer 2011. Heidelberg: p 75-76
  • Von Grafenstein, L. (2013): India (Sikhs/Punjab). In: Heidelberg Institute for International Conflict Research (ed.): Conflict Barometer 2012. Heidelberg: p 84
  • Von Grafenstein, L. (2014): India (Sikhs/DSS). In: Heidelberg Institute for International Conflict Research (ed.): Conflict Barometer 2013. Heidelberg: p 108



Conferences


  • 10/2016 Conference "Evaluation 2016" hosted by the American Evaluation Association, Atlanta, Georgia (Presenter in Panel Discussion)



Professional Experience


  • 08/2016 - 05/2017 Graduate Research Assistant Public Health at Cornell Institute of Public Affairs, Ithaca, US
  • 05/2016 - 07/2016 Internship at IFPRI-Bangladesh Policy Research & Strategy Support Program (PRSSP), Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • 02/2016 - 05/2016 Graduate Assistant Support for Statistical Analyses at Office of Academic Diversity Initiatives, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  • 01/2016 - 05/2016 Graduate Assistant for Well-Being Research Project Grant at Center for Teaching Excellence, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  • 11/2014 - 01/2015 Internship at Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • 10/2011 - 08/2012 Student Assistant Public Health at Institute of Political Science, Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany



Languages

German
English
Hindi
French