Dr. Silke Heuser PhD

Affiliated Researcher

Research group(s):
4. Governance and institutions

Silke Heuser is a Ph.D. fellow at the GPAC2 programme. She started her PhD research in 2015. Her research is on environmental policies in Brazil. Specifically, she is looking at indigenous communities, land titling and the effect of demarcation on forest preservation. 

Silke currently works at at World Bank's climate change unit and is a Senior Project Manager at KfW Development Bank.

Selected publications by Silke Heuser

Articles (journal, professional, popular)
Heuser, Silke, Ariel BenYishay, Daniel Runfola & Rachel Trichler, 2017, Indigenous Land Rights and Deforestation: Evidence from the Brazilian Amazon, Submitted to the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management

Heuser, Silke, 2018, The Effectiveness of Environmental Policies on Reducing Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University, More information