Dominik Naeher, PhDPostdoctoral Research Fellow
at the Chair of Development Economics / CeMIS (Prof. Dr. Sebastian Vollmer)
Dominik joined University of Göttingen in 2021 as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow. Prior to this, he was an Assistant Professor in the School of Economics at University College Dublin and a Doctoral Researcher at Goethe University Frankfurt. Dominik received his PhD in 2018 from the Graduate School of Economics, Finance, and Management in Frankfurt, after studying Mathematics and Economics at TU Dortmund University. He has taught at universities in Germany, Ireland, China, and Korea. He also gained work experience at international development organizations and NGOs in Africa, Asia, and Latin America, including various roles as short-term consultant at the World Bank and Asian Development Bank.
Curriculum Vitae: CV
Research Interests: Development Economics, International Economics, Applied Economic Theory, Economics of Information
- 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 (2022). Technology Adoption under Costly Information Processing. International Economic Review, 63(2): 699-753.
- 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.
- 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, 2022, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1332/251569121X16613592544147.
- Naeher D, Narayanan R (2022). Attracting Private Capital for Development: Are Poorer Countries Less Efficient?. International Economics and Economic Policy, 2022, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10368-022-00549-2.
- He Y, Naeher D (2022). Do Democracies Perform Worse During Pandemics? Evidence from 2020. Economics Bulletin, forthcoming.
- 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.
- The International 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).
- Evaluating Accession Decisions in Customs Unions: A Dynamic Machine Learning Approach (with Philippe De Lombaerde and Takfarinas Saber), R&R, The World Economy.
- Impacts of Energy Efficiency Projects in Developing Countries: Evidence from a Spatial Difference-in-Differences Analysis in Malawi (with Raghavan Narayanan and Virginia Ziulu), World Bank Policy Research Working Paper, No. 9842.
- 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.
- Are Crises Socially Improving? An Empirical Study of Corruption and Government Revenue (with Želko Bogetić).
- The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: New Evidence on Alternative Views of Corruption (with Želko Bogetić).
Book Chapters and Other Publications:
- 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 for 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.