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Chair Publication: Crime and Self-Employment in South Africa

Katharina Grabrucker and Michael Grimm published a paper “Does crime deter South Africans from self-employment?” in the Journal of Comparative Economics. The paper addresses the often heard argument that the very high crime rate...

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IndORGANIC kick-off workshop

The IndORGANIC project held its kick-off workshop in Yogyakarta/Indonesia, 8-9 December. The workshop gathered the research team and more than 50 representatives from NGOS, activists, farmers and policy makers to take stock of...

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Prof. Michael Grimm at the Egypt Entrepreneurship Summit 2017

Prof. Michael Grimm spoke at Egypt Entrepreneurship Summit in Hurgahda/Egypt, 16-18 November. The summit brought together policy makers, academics, practitioners and entrepreneurs from the MENA region to discuss the future of...

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RWI: 3-month internship position to conduct fieldwork in Senegal

The RWI is offering a paid 3-month internship position to conduct fieldwork in Senegal starting in February 2018. Good spoken French and English is required. The application deadline is end of December. A decision will be taken...

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DIW Berlin (German Institute for Economic Research)

The Sustainable Development Research Group of the DIW Berlin (German Institute for Economic Research) is offering the follwing positions: Junior Researcher Position in Development Economics, based in Ulaanbaatar (100%, 1...

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