Dominik Naeher, PhDPostdoctoral Research Fellow
at the Chair of Development Economics / CeMIS (Prof. Dr. Sebastian Vollmer)
Dominik Naeher is a development economist with research interests in microeconomics, international economics, and the economics of information. He joined University of Göttingen in 2021 as a postdoctoral research fellow, after working as an Assistant Professor of Economics at University College Dublin and completing his PhD at Goethe University Frankfurt. He has taught at universities in Germany, France, Ireland, China, and Korea. He has also gained work experience at international organizations and NGOs in Africa, Asia, and Latin America, including various roles as consult to the World Bank, African Center for Economic Transformation, EBRD, and Asian Development Bank.
Curriculum Vitae: CV
Research Interests: Development Economics, Microeconomics, International Economics, Economics of Information
- Naeher D (2022). Technology Adoption under Costly Information Processing. International Economic Review, 63(2): 699-753.
- Naeher D (2023). The Social Planning Problem with Costly Information Processing: Towards Understanding Production Decisions in Centralized Economies. Economica, 90(357): 285-314.
- Naeher D, Schündeln M (2022). The Demand for Advice: Theory and Empirical Evidence from Farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa. World Bank Economic Review, 36(1): 91-113.
Other Journal Articles:
- Naeher D, Bogetić Ž (2023). The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: New Evidence on Alternative Views of Corruption. Applied Economics, forthcoming.
- Naeher D, He Y (2023). Do Democracies Perform Worse During Pandemics? Evidence from 2020. Economics Bulletin, forthcoming.
- De Lombaerde P, Naeher D, Saber T (2023). Regional Economic Integration and Machine Learning: Policy Insights from the Review of Literature. Journal of Policy Modeling, 45(5): 1077-1097.
- Naeher D, Narayanan R, Ziulu V. (2023). Impacts of Energy Efficiency Projects in Developing Countries: Evidence from a Spatial Difference-in-Differences Analysis in Malawi. Energy for Sustainable Development, 73: 365-375.
- De Lombaerde P, Naeher D, Saber T (2022). On the Optimal Size and Composition of Customs Unions: An Evolutionary Approach. Computational Economics, 2022, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10614-022-10307-w.
- Bogetić Z, Naeher D, Narayanan R (2022). Measuring Untapped Revenue Potential in Developing Countries: Cross-Country Frontier and Panel Data Analysis. Journal of Public Finance and Public Choice, 38(1): 89-127.
- Naeher D, Narayanan R (2022). Attracting Private Capital for Development: Are Poorer Countries Less Efficient?. International Economics and Economic Policy, 20: 1-26.
- De Lombaerde P, Naeher D, Saber T (2021) Regional Integration Clusters and Optimum Customs Unions: A Machine-Learning Approach. Journal of Economic Integration, 36(2): 262-281.
- Naeher D, Narayanan R (2020) Untapped Regional Integration Potential: A Global Frontier Analysis. Journal of International Trade & Economic Development, 29(6): 722-747.
- Naeher D (2015) An Empirical Estimation of Asia’s Untapped Regional Integration Potential Using Data Envelopment Analysis. Asian Development Review, 32(2): 178-195.
- Naeher D, Albanna B, Kumar A, Vollmer S (2023) Household and Plot-level Survey Data on Adoption, Outcomes, and Perceptions of Early Sown Wheat and Zero Tillage in Northwest India. Scientific Data, 10(516): 1-5. [Data]
- The Political Economy of Patent Buyouts (with Amal Ahmad and Sebastian Vollmer).
- The Long-term Consequences of the Global 1918 Influenza Pandemic: A Systematic Analysis of Census Data from 51 Countries (with Juditha Wójcik, Christian Bommer, Sebastian Vollmer).
- Relevance of the World Bank Group’s Early Response to COVID-19: A Cross-Country Sector Analysis (with Raghavan Narayanan and Virginia Ziulu). World Bank Policy Research Working Paper, No. 9935.
- Cash for Coolers or Sustainable Lighting? Assessing Different Components of a Large-Scale Energy Efficiency Program in Mexico (with Raghavan Narayanan and Virginia Ziulu). Journal of Development Studies, R&R.
- Corruption and Government Revenue: Evidence of a Non-linear Relationship Driven by Crises (with Želko Bogetić). Journal of Applied Economics, R&R.
- Evaluating Accession Decisions in Customs Unions: A Dynamic Machine Learning Approach (with Philippe De Lombaerde and Takfarinas Saber). World Economy, R&R.
Book Chapters and Other Publications:
- Impact Assessment of Two Energy Efficiency Projects in Malawi and Mexico. In: World Bank Group Support to Demand-Side Energy Efficiency: An Independent Evaluation, World Bank (IEG), 2023.
- Relevance of the World Bank Group’s Early Response to COVID-19: A Cross-Country Sector Analysis. In: The World Bank Group’s Early Support to Addressing the Coronavirus (COVID-19): Economic Response, World Bank (IEG), 2023.
- Cross-Country Analysis of Domestic Revenue Mobilization Efficiency in Low- and Middle-Income Countries. In: World Bank Support for Domestic Revenue Mobilization: An Independent Evaluation, World Bank (IEG), 2023.
- Frontier Analysis of World Bank Group Approaches to Private Capital Mobilization. In: World Bank Group Approaches to Mobilize Private Capital for Development: An Independent Evaluation, World Bank (IEG), 2020.
- Hunger, Food Insecurity, and Poverty Traps: Theory and Empirical Evidence from Developing Countries. In: Economics in Action: Topics and Resources, Eds: T. Brancaccio, Y. Deli, I. Pastine, and C. Whelan, McGraw-Hill, 2019.
- Fostering Regional Integration: Global Comparison and Frontier Analysis of Untapped Potential. In: Two to Tango: An Evaluation of World Bank Group Support to Fostering Regional Integration, World Bank (IEG), 2018.
- Status of Global, Regional and Subregional Integration Efforts. In: ADB Support for Regional Cooperation and Integration: Thematic Evaluation Study, Asian Development Bank, 2015.