Alumni profile

Yulia Krieger

Thesis: Reshaping the big agenda: Transnational politics and domestic resistance: Financial crisis and social protection reform in Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2014

Promotor(s): Mark Bevir & Hendrik Wagenaar

Educational background
PhD fellow, Maastricht University Graduate School of Governance, Maastricht
JD, law, Cardozo School of Law, NY
BA, economics with honours, Columbia University/Barnard College, NY

Professional background
Over 15 years of experience in development, emergency and post-conflict. Held various policy and programme management positions with UNICEF (New York, Geneva, Balkans region during and post-Kovoso crisis), including Deputy Representative in Bosnia & Herzegovina. Prior to joining UNICEF, worked as a research associate in a consulting firm specializing the economics of competition, regulation and other public policy issues (National Economic Research Associates, NY).

Research Interests
Knowledge-policy relation; interpretive policy analysis; social justice and human rights in the transition countries of the former Soviet Union



  • Child Rights Impact Assessment of Economic Policies in Bosnia and Herzegovina, a case study of proposed electricity price increase, Forum 21 - European Journal on Child and Youth Policy, N°11 – 6/2008, article written jointly Erna Ribar.
  • Child Rights Impact Assessment of Economic Policies, a Case Study from Bosnia and Herzegovina, joint paper with Erna Ribar, presented at the UNICEF/New School International Conference Rethinking Poverty: Making Policies That Work for Children, April 2008, New York, USA.
  • Human Rights and Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) in Bosnia and Herzegovina, a paper presented at the UNICEF Second Global Conference on Human Rights Based Approach to Programming, Quito, October 2003.
  • Editor of joint UNICEF/UNOHCHR/OSCE-ODHIR reports: Trafficking in Human Beings in South Eastern Europe: Situation and Responses in 2002; Trafficking in Human Beings in South Eastern Europe: 2003 Update on the Situation and Responses.



Selected publications by Yulia Krieger