GPAC² Graduates

Abah, Joe, 2012, Strong Organisations in Weak States
Promotor(s): Friso den Hertog & Adele Jinadu

Abu-el-Haj, Tareq, 2018, Food Security Policy Impact Analysis: The Econometrics of Cash and Food Assistance Cost Effectiveness
Promotors: Cathal O’Donoghue and Franziska Gassmann

Assuncao Soares, Fernanda, 2019, The Influence of Within School and Across Schools’ Collaborative Practices on Student Learning and Teaching Outcomes in West Africa
Promotors: Kristoff de Witte and Mindel van de Laar

Caldron, Paul Henry, 2016, The Tacit Bargain in Short-Term Medical Missions: Why US Physicians Go and What It Costs
Promotor(s): Wim Groot, Milena Pavlova and Ann Impens

Calderon, Ana Christina, 2019, Institutional isomorphism and Policy transfer in Public management reforms,Three stories about public procurement agencification in Latin America
Promotors: Mark Bevir and Gian Luigi Albano

Carrillo, Camilo, 2019, Teachers’ in-service training and student achievement: The effect of in-service training of Peruvian teachers on student achievement
Promotors: Wim Groot and Henriette Maarse van den Brink

Cherrier, Cecile, 2016, 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
Promotor(s): Michael Cichon & Franziska Gassmann

Conteh, Ibrahim, 2015, Natural Hazards and Education: The Impact of Floods on Primary School Education in Zambia
Promotor(s): Wim Naude and Georg Frerks

Copp, Derek, 2015, Teacher-based reactivity to provincial large-scale assessment in Canada, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University
Promotor(s): Jo Ritzen, Louis Volante and Jan van den Brakel

De Groot, Richard, 2019, Cash Transfers, Child Nutrition and Intra-Household Dynamics: Unpacking the Causal Mechanisms
Promotors: Franziska Gassmann, Michael Cichon and Nyasha Tirivayi

Echarti, Nicholas, 2019, Employment Effects of Vocational Rehabilitation in Germany, A quantitative analysis
Promotors: Cathal O’donoghue and Esther Schüring

Freire, Clovis, 2017, Diversification and Structural Economic Dynamics
Promotors: Bart Verspagen and Bart Los

Heuser, Silke, 2018, The Effectiveness of Environmental Policies on Reducing Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon
Promotors: Cathal O’Donoghue, Jan Börner and Ronald Skeldon

Hambayi, Mutinta Nseluke, 2018, A Tall Order: Improving Child Linear Growth. Diets, transitions and maternal education
Promotors: Wim Groot and Nyasha Tirivayi

Gómez Soler, Silvia Consuelo, 2015, How Does Exposure to Civil Conflict Affect Human Capital Accumulation? Evidence from Standardized Exit Exams in Colombia, PhD dissertation Maastricht University
Promotor(s): Jaap Dronkers and Jorge Restrepo

Groen, Niels Peter, 2015, The never-ending project: understanding e-government project escalation, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University
Promotors: Philip Vergauwen and Brent Furneaux

Gyllensporre, Dennis, 2010, 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
Promotor(s): Chris de Neubourg & Hakan Edstrom

Kazimierczak, Michal, 2019, Regional Innovation and Entrepreneurship Patents, Trade Marks, Entry and Entrants’ Growth in European Manufacturing Industries
Promotors: Rene Belderbos and Micheline Goedhuys

Krieger, Yulia, 2014, Reshaping the big agenda: Transnational politics and domestic resistance: Financial crisis and social protection reform in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Promotor(s): Prof. Dr. Mark Bevir, Prof. Dr. Hendrik Wagenaar

Lada, Farida, 2016, On guarding the welfare of clinical trial subjects while promoting novel drug innovation
Promotors: Shyama Ramani and Aukje Mantel

Lott, Catie, 2019, Broadening Measures of Women’s Access to Formal Political Decision-Making
Promotors: Mark Bevir and Petra Meier

Martina, Richard, 2016, Uncertainty and Resource Constraints in the Small Island Developing States: Essays in Entrepreneurial Cognition
Promotor(s): Adam Szirmai & René Mauer

Mahe, Clothilde, 2018, Essays on Migration and Occupational Choice
Promotors: Wim Naude and Melissa Siegel

Milan, Andrea, 2016, Rural livelihoods, location and vulnerable environments: Approaches to migration in mountain areas of Latin America, PhD dissertation Maastricht University
Promotor(s): Ronald Skeldon, Melissa Siegel and Koko Warner

Nikaj, Bernard, 2017, From no-government to e-government, Investigating technology enabled state-building in post-conflict situations
Promotors: Friso den Hertog and Antionio Cordella

Popova, Natalia, 2016, 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
Promotor(s): Ronald Skeldon and Nevena Zhelyazkova

Rajab, Khaled, 2018, Strategic Planning under Fragility The Role of Leadership in the Strategic Planning of Municipalities in Palestine
Promotors: Eddy Szirmai and Paul Rabe

Rothier Bautzer, Luiz Henrique, 2016, Organizing concurrent engineering through ICT platforms – Blueprinting Product Lifecycle Management platforms across disciplinary agencies
Promotor(s): Harro van Lente and Antonio Cordella

Safernejad, Ali, 2017, Prioritizing the HIV Response. A multi-criteria decision analysis
Promotors: Wim Groot and Milena Pavlova

Sfakianakis, Emmanouil, 2011, Private methods to evaluate public projects. Accounting and financial approaches to assess macroeconomic perspectives of public-private partnerships
Promotor(s): Bertrand Candelon, Jaap Bos and Mindel van de Laar

Solomon, Shellie, 2019, Neighborhoods Matter: Crime, Collective Efficacy and Foreclosures in Miami
Promotors: Hans Nelen and Cathal O’Donoghue

Vezzoli, Simona, 2015, Borders, independence and post-colonial ties: The role of the state in Caribbean migration, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University
Promotor(s): Hein de Haas and Melissa Siegel

Vincenzo, Vinci, 2018, The Relevance of Institutions and People’s Preferences for Social Protection
Promotors: Pierre Mohnen, Franziska Gassmann

Yamba, Brenda, 2017, Schooling Despite All Odds Evidence from Lesotho on Female Child Carers who Stayed in School
Promotors: Melissa Siegel, Louis Volante and Katrin Kriz

Yousefzadeh, Sepideh, 2013, Childhoods Embargoed: constructing and reconstructing multidimensional child poverty in Iran
Promotor(s):Chris de Neubourg and Franziska Gassmann


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