MGSoG PhD Programme Alumni


name: Brenda Yamba
thesis: Schooling Despite All Odds: Evidence from Lesotho on Female Child Carers who Stayed in School
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year: 2017
promotor(s): Melissa Siegel, Katrin Kriz and Louis Volante
name: Pui-hang Wong
thesis: The Hearts and Minds in Conflict and Peace: The Economics of Counterinsurgency and the Psychology of Reconstruction
year: 2017
promotor(s): Khalid Koser & Lutz F. Krebs
name: Andrea Franco-Correa
thesis: On the Measurement of Multidimensional Poverty as a Policy Tool: Empirical Applications to Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru
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year: 2017
promotor(s): Robin Cowan, Fred Gault and Gaston Yalonetzky
name: Luiz Henrique Rothier Bautzer
thesis: Organizing concurrent engineering through ICT platforms - Blueprinting Product Lifecycle Management platforms across disciplinary agencies
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year: 2016
promotor(s): Harro van Lente & Antonio Cordella
name: Andrea Milan
thesis: Rural livelihoods, location and vulnerable environments: Approaches to migration in mountain areas of Latin America
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year: 2016
promotor(s): Koko Warner, Ronald Skeldon & Melissa Siegel
name: Paul Henry Caldron
thesis: The Tacit Bargain in Short-Term Medical Missions: Why US Physicians Go and What It Costs
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year: 2016
promotor(s): Wim Groot, Milena Pavlova and Ann Impens
name: Ayokunu Adedokun
thesis: Pathways to Sustainable Peacebuilding in Divided Societies: Lessons and Experiences from Mozambique
year: 2016
promotor(s): Khalid Koser en Lutz Krebs
name: Craig Loschmann
thesis: Essays on Conflict-related Migration and Development in the case of Afghanistan
year: 2016
promotor(s): Khalid Koser & Melissa Siegel
name: Richard Martina
thesis: Uncertainty and Resource Constraints in the Small Island Developing States: Essays in Entrepreneurial Cognition
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year: 2016
promotor(s): Adam Szirmai & René Mauer
name: Natalia Popova
thesis: Migration in the Periphery of the European Union: Determinants of Successful and Sustainable Labour Market Integration of Return Migrants in Albania, Egypt, Moldova and Tunisia
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year: 2016
promotor(s): Ronald Skeldon and Nevena Zhelyazkova
name: Farida Lada
thesis: On guarding the welfare of clinical trial subjects while promoting novel drug innovation: A Game Theoretical Approach
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year: 2016
promotor(s): Shyama Ramani and Aukje Mantel
name: Cecile Cherrier
thesis: The Expansion of Basic Social Protection in Low-income Countries: An analysis of foreign aid actors’ role in the emergence of social transfers in sub-Saharan Africa
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year: 2016
promotor(s): Michael Cichon & Franziska Gassmann
name: Serdar Turkeli
thesis: Governance of Innovation Policy: Empirical studies on applied political economy by multi-method analysis
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year: 2016
promotor(s): René Kemp
name: Mahmut Kobal
thesis: Customs & Excellence: a comparative approach on administrative and regulatory compliance perspectives of the EU-Turkey customs union
year: 2016
promotor(s): Hildegard Schneider and Kristel de Smedt
name: Simona Vezzoli
thesis: Borders, independence and post-colonial ties: The role of the state in Caribbean migration
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year: 2015
promotor(s): Hein de Haas & Melissa Siegel
name: Silvia Consuelo Gómez Soler
thesis: How Does Exposure to Civil Conflict Affect Human Capital Accumulation? Evidence from Standardized Exit Exams in Colombia
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year: 2015
promotor(s): Jaap Dronkers & Jorge Restrepo
name: Derek Copp
thesis: Teacher-based reactivity to provincial large-scale assessment in Canada
year: 2015
promotor(s): Jo Ritzen
name: Ibrahim Conteh
thesis: Natural Hazards and Education: The Impact of Floods on Primary School Education in Zambia
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year: 2015
promotor(s): Wim Naude and Georg Frerks
name: Niels Peter Groen
thesis: The never-ending project; understanding E-government Project Escalation
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year: 2015
promotor(s): P. Vergauwen and B. Furnaux
name: Sonja Fransen
thesis: The economic and social effects of remittances and return migration in conflict-affected areas: The case of Burundi
year: 2015
promotor(s): Valentina Mazzucato, Khalid Koser and Carlos Vargas-Silva
name: Richard Bluhm
thesis: Growth Dynamics and Development: Essays in Applied Econometrics and Political Economy
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year: 2015
promotor(s): Adam Szirmai and Denis de Crombrugghe
name: Paula Nagler
thesis: Occupational Choice in the Developing World
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year: 2015
promotor(s): Pierre Mohnen, Wim Naude & Milan Vodopivec
name: Nevena Zhelyazkova
thesis: Work-Family Reconciliation and Use of Parental Leave in Luxembourg. Empirical Analysis of Administrative Records
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year: 2015
promotor(s): Joan Muysken and Gilbert Ritschard
name: Michaella Vanore
thesis: The Psychosocial Health of Children 'Left Behind' by Migrant Kin in Moldova and Georgia
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year: 2015
promotor(s): Valentina Mazzucato & Melissa Siegel
name: Mehmet Guney Celbis
thesis: Regional policies: convergence, trade and the allocation of public capital
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year: 2015
promotor(s): Joan Muysken, Peter Nijkamp & Denis de Crombrugghe
name: Jasmin Kientzel
thesis: Determinants of Professional Commitment to Environmental Sustainability
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year: 2015
promotor(s): Gerjo Kok & Mindel van de Laar
name: Florian Henning
thesis: Interoperability governance and standards adoption in government information networks
year: 2015
promotor(s): Robin Cowan, Rita Walczuch & Victor Bekkers
name: Marieke van Houte
thesis: Moving back or moving forward? Return migration after conflict
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year: 2014
promotor(s): Khalid Koser & Melissa Siegel
name: Katherine Kuschminder
thesis: Female Return Migration and Reintegration in Ethiopia
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year: 2014
promotor(s): Khalid Koser & Jean Pierre Cassarino
name: Luis Mejia Guinand
thesis: The Changing Role of the Central Planning Offices in Latin America, A Comparative Historical Analysis Perspective (1950-2013)
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year: 2014
promotor(s): Mark Bevir & Angelika Rettberg
name: Yulia Krieger
thesis: Reshaping the big agenda: Transnational politics and domestic resistance: Financial crisis and social protection reform in Bosnia and Herzegovina
year: 2014
promotor(s): Mark Bevir & Hendrik Wagenaar
name: Sachin Badkas
thesis: Metachoice and Metadat Innovating with Environmental Policy Analusis in Europe
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year: 2014
promotor(s): Michael Faure
name: Özge Bilgili
thesis: Simultaneity in transnational migration research: Links between migrants' host and home country orientation
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year: 2014
promotor(s): Ronald Skeldon & Peggy Levitt
name: Oxana Slobozhan
thesis: Global Governance in the Management of Natural Resources: The case of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI)
year: 2014
promotor(s): Luc Soete & Thomas Conzelmann
name: Metka Hercog
thesis: Highly skilled migration and new destination countries: How government policies shape destination choices
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year: 2014
promotor(s): Hildegard Schneider & Mindel van de Laar
name: Margaret Rugadya
thesis: Can Remittances Influence the Tenure and Quality of Housing?
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year: 2014
promotor(s): Chrs de Neubourg, Edward Kirura & James Mackie
name: Luciana Cingolani
thesis: Bureaucracies for Development: Oxymoron or Reality? Studies on State Capacity in challenging governance contexts
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year: 2014
promotor(s): Thomas Christiansen and Kaj Thomsson
name: Irina Burlacu
thesis: Challenges and perspectives of free movement for work: an evaluation of differential tax-benefit systems on the welfare of frontier workers
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year: 2014
promotor(s): Hildegard Schneider & Cathal O'Donghue
name: Ilire Agimi
thesis: New governance under limited statehood: The case of local government reform in Kosovo
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year: 2014
promotor(s): Luc Soete
name: Cheng Boon Ong
thesis: Ethnic segregation in housing, schools and neigbourhoods in the Netherlands
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year: 2014
promotor(s): Henriette Maassen van den Brink & Kristof de Witte
name: Carlos Cadena Gaitan
thesis: Green Politics in Latin American Cities, Sustainable Transport Agendas
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year: 2014
promotor(s): Luc Soete, Maria Figuerao en Juan Pablo Bocarejo
name: Robert Bauchmüller
thesis: Investing in Early Childhood Care and Education: The Impact of Quality on Inequality
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year: 2013
promotor(s): Chris de Neubourg
name: Laura Torvinen
thesis: Assessing Governance Assessments; The Case of Mozambique Governance Assessments in the Context of Aid Effectiveness Discourse
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year: 2013
promotor(s): Adam Szirmai
name: Sepideh Yousefzadeh
thesis: Childhoods embargoed: constructing and reconstructing multidimensional child poverty in Iran
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year: 2013
promotor(s): Chris de Neubourg and Franziska Gassmann
name: Martin Rehm
thesis: Unified yet separated: Empirical study on the impact of hierarchical positions within communities of learning
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year: 2013
promotor(s): Wim Gijselaers & Mien Segers
name: Kristine Farla
thesis: Empirical studies on institutions, policies and economic development
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year: 2013
promotor(s): Bart Verspagen & Denis de Crombrugghe
name: Biniam Bedasso
thesis: The Arc of InstitutionalInstitutional change in the long shadow of elites: essays on institutions, human capital and ethnicity in developing countries
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year: 2013
promotor(s): Bart Verspagen, Fedderke & Kaj Thomsson
name: Joe Abah
thesis: Strong Organisations in Weak States
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year: 2012
promotor(s): Friso den Hertog & Adele Jinadu
name: Lina Salanauskaite
thesis: Essays on the Distributional Impact of Public Policies, Ex-Ante and Ex-Post Evaluation
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year: 2012
promotor(s): Chris de Neubourg
name: Zina Nimeh
thesis: Social citizenship rights: Inequality and exclusion
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year: 2012
promotor(s): Chris de Neubourg & Gøsta Esping-Andersen
name: Esther Schuering
thesis: To condition or not - is that the question? An analysis of the effectiveness of ex-ante and ex-post conditionality in social cash transfer programs
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year: 2012
promotor(s): Thomas Dohmen & Franziska Gassmann
name: Dorcas Mbuvi
thesis: Utility reforms and performance of the Urban Water Sector in Africa
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year: 2012
promotor(s): Pierre Mohnen, Sergio Perelman and Klaas Schwartz
name: Agnieszka Sowa
thesis: Who's left behind? Social dimensions of health transition and utilization of medical care in Poland
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year: 2011
promotor(s): Chris de Neubourg & Stanisława Golinowska
name: Frieda Vandeninden
thesis: Poverty Alleviation: Aid and Social Pensions
year: 2011
promotor(s): Izabela Jelovac, Chris de Neubourg & Pierre Pestieau
name: Lenka Eisenhamerová
thesis: Legitimacy of 'Humanitarian Military Intervention'
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year: 2011
promotor(s): Chris de Neubourg & Jan Hanousek
name: Emmanouil Sfakianakis
thesis: Private methods to evaluate public projects. Accounting and financial approaches to assess macroeconomic perspectives of public-private partnerships
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year: 2011
promotor(s): Bertrand Candelon, Jaap Bos and Mindel van de Laar
name: Henry Espinoza Pena
thesis: Impact Evaluation of a Job-Training Programme for Disadvantaged Youths - The Case of Projoven
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year: 2011
promotor(s): Hans Heijke, Chris de Neubourg & Denis de Crombrugghe
name: Treena Wu
thesis: Human Capital Investment in Developing Countries: Using the Asian Financial Crisis in Indonesia as a Natural Experiment
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year: 2011
promotor(s): Lex Borghans
name: Sonila Tomini
thesis: Informal Payments for health care services in Albania
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year: 2011
promotor(s): Wim Groot & Milena Pavlova
name: Siu Hing Lo
thesis: White Collars Green Sleeves: An Interorganizational Comparison of Determinants of Energy-Related Behaviors among Office Workers
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year: 2011
promotor(s): G.J. Kok & G.J. Peters
name: Nyasha Tirivayi
thesis: The Welfare Effects of Integrating AIDS Treatment with Food Transfers: Evidence from Zambia
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year: 2011
promotor(s): Wim Groot
name: Jinjing Li
thesis: Dynamic Microsimulation for Public Policy Analysis
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year: 2011
promotor(s): Chris de Neubourg & Cathal O'Donoghue
name: Aziz Atamanov
thesis: Rural nonfarm employment and international migration as alternatives to agricultural employment: The case of Kyrgyzstan
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year: 2011
promotor(s): Adam Szirmai & Marrit van den Berg
name: Michal Polakowski
thesis: The institutional transformation of social policy in east Central Europe: Poland and Hungary in comparative and historical perspective
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year: 2010
promotor(s): Chris de Neubourg, Theodoros Papadopoulos
name: Denisa Maria Sologon
thesis: Earnings Dynamics in Europe
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year: 2010
promotor(s): Chris de Neubourg
name: Judit Vall Castello
thesis: Business Cycle and Policy Effects on Labour Market Transitions of Older and Disabled Workers in Spain
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year: 2010
promotor(s): Chris de Neubourg & S. Jimenez-Martin
name: Dennis Gyllensporre
thesis: Competing and Complementarity Perspectives on the EU as a Crisis Actor - Management Actor An Examination of the Common Security and Defence Policy through the Lenses of Idealism and Realism
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year: 2010
promotor(s): Chris de Neubourg & H. Edstrom
name: Keetie Roelen
thesis: False Positives or Hidden Dimensions - The Definition and Measurement of Child Poverty
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year: 2010
promotor(s): Chris de Neubourg & Franziska Gassmann
name: Jessica Sabine Hagen-Zanker
thesis: Modest expectations: Causes and effects of migration on migrant households in source countries
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year: 2010
promotor(s): Chris de Neubourg, Pawel Kaczmarczyk & Carlo Azzarri
name: Maha Ahmed
thesis: Defining, Measuring and Addressing Vulnerability - The Case of Post-Conflict Environments
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year: 2010
promotor(s): Chris de Neubourg & Franziska Gassmann
name: Pascal Beckers
thesis: Local space and economic success - The role of spatial segregation of migrants in the Netherlands
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year: 2010
promotor(s): Chris de Neubourg & Boris Blumberg
name: Victor Cebotari
thesis: Conflicting Demands in Ethnically Diverse Societies: Ethnopolitical Contention and Identity Values in Europe
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year: 2010
promotor(s): Chris de Neubourg & Maarten Vink
name: Melissa Siegel
thesis: Money and Mobility: Migration and Remittances
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year: 2010
promotor(s): Chris de Neubourg
name: Florian Tomini
thesis: Between family and friends - Understanding the interdependency of private transfers
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year: 2010
promotor(s): Lex Borghans
name: Christiane Arndt
thesis: Governance Indicators
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year: 2009
promotor(s): Chris de Neubourg
name: Mirtha R. Muñiz Castillo
thesis: Human Development and Autonomy in Project Aid - Experiences from four bilateral projects in Nicaragua and El Salvador
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year: 2009
promotor(s): Chris de Neubourg, Des Gasper and Janet M. Billson
name: Britta Augsburg
thesis: Microfinance - Greater Good or Lesser Evil?
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year: 2009
promotor(s): Chris. De Neubourg & Orazio Attanasio
name: Geranda Notten
thesis: Measuring and Managing Poverty Risks
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year: 2008
promotor(s): Chris de Neubourg & Franziska Gassmann