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Prof. Dr. Stephan Klasen


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Professor of Economics Department of Economics University of Göttingen Platz der Göttinger Sieben 3 37073 Göttingen Germany


Harvard University, Cambridge, USA. 1991-1994. Ph.D. in economics, June 1994. M.A. in economics, January 1992. Dissertation on economic analysis of gender inequality in intrahousehold resource allocation in Europe of the 18th and 19th centuries and in contemporary developing countries. Supervisors: Amartya Sen, Juliet Schor, Jeffrey Williamson.

Harvard College, Cambridge, USA. 1987-1991. B.A summa cum laude in economics. Senior thesis on constructing a CGE model for a Bolivian highland village to model effects of agricultural policies. Advisor: Shanta Devarajan. Allyn Young Prize for best undergraduate thesis in economics faculty. Detur Prize, John Harvard Scholarship, Junior Phi Beta Kappa for academic achievements.

Armand Hammer United World College, Montezuma, NM, USA. 1983-1985. German representative at international school with 200 students from 70 countries. International Baccalaureate with distinction.



Teaching and Research

Professor of Economics (senior chair), University of Göttingen. From September 2003. The professorship includes a senior chair in economics, with a focus on development

economics, and the directorship of the Ibero-America Centre for Economic Research; since 2007 also speaker of the Courant Research Center „Poverty, equity, and growth in developing and transition countries.‟

Teaching: Courses and seminars on development economics, macro economics, welfare economics, econometrics, economic growth.

(Visiting) Heuss-Professor, New School for Social Research, New York.  Jan-Jun 2013.

Professor of Economics, University of Munich. April, 1998 to September, 2003 . Teaching: Courses on development economics (macro and micro issues in development

economics), economic development of Africa, welfare economics, economics of gender, macroeconomics, and econometrics. Teaching evaluations rank every course I have taught to date in economics among the best-ranked 10 courses offered each semester (of a total of about 30 offered by the faculty each semester).

Research Fellow, King’s College, Cambridge University. Oct, 1996- Mar, 1998. Research focus on gender in development and economic history of women. Teaching responsibilities included lectures and supervisions on the Economics of African development, and microeconomic issues in economic history and population economics.

Research Fellow and Associate Director, Centre for History and Economics, Cambridge.

Oct 1996-Mar, 1998. Co-ordinating research program on population, consumption, inequality, and development, funded by the Pew Charitable Trust. Responsible for academic supervision of prize students associated with the Centre.

Visiting Lecturer, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. Jan, 1995-Jul, 1996. Taught honours’/master’s and third-year course on the economics of race and gender inequality, including a historical survey on race and gender inequality in the United States and South Africa.

Associate Head Tutor, Department of Economics, Harvard University. 1992-1994. Responsible for sophomore tutorial program for 200 economics undergraduates. Duties included hiring, training, supervising, and evaluating 25 tutors, administering program, and advising students.

Research Assistant for Amartya Sen, Harvard University. 1991-1993. Responsible for background research, quantitative analyses, commenting and proof-reading. Input to various publications.

Tutor, Harvard University. 1990-1992. Developed and taught small-group discussionbased sophomore tutorial called ‘Introduction to Political Economy’, focusing on orthodox and heterodox theories of development, income, race and gender inequality, and consumer sovereignty.

Teaching Fellow, Harvard University. 1990-1993. Taught discussion sections for Amartya Sen’s ‘Hunger in the Modern World’ course, Claudia Goldin’s and Jeffrey Williamson’s ‘American Economic History’, and a philosophy of science class entitled ‘Space, Time, and Motion.’ Bok Center Teaching Prize in all semesters (for being among the top 5% of all teaching fellows in student evaluations).


Economic Policy

Consultant, UNESCO. 2008-2009. Prepared background study for Global Monitoring Reports 2009 and 2010 on measuring pro-poor progress in education and inequality in education.

Consultant, OECD Development Center, 2008-2009. Led team to develop Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) to empirically examine the institutional basis of gender inequality.

Consultant, Copenhagen Consensus Project, 2007. Co-Authored thematic paper „Women in Development‟ for 2008 Copenhagen Consensus Project.

Consultant, German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (via ifo Instititute). March to August 2007. Led research team to investigate empirical impact of German bilateral aid on exports and employment in Germany.

Consultant, UNDP Human Development Report Office. October 2005-March 2006, Feb 2006 to May 2006, March 2007-June 2007, January-April 2009, October 2009-March 2010. Led research team to reform UNDP‟s gender related indicators und to propose method to generate a Human Development Index by income quintiles, by migration status, and a HDI at the household level.

Consultant, KfW and GTZ, Frankfurt. December 2003 -June 2005. Led research team for country case study of the determinants of pro-poor growth in Bolivia. Part of a World Bank-DFID-AFD-GTZ-KfW coordinated research program on „Operationalizing Pro Poor Growth‟. Wrote thematic paper on „Gender and Pro-Poor Growth‟.

Consultant, World Bank, Washington, DC. October 1996 to April 2007. Responsible for economic assessment (including environmental and social cost assessment), economic impact analysis, and monitoring of labour and financial issues of a large bi-national water transfer project in Lesotho and South Africa. Awarded World Bank Green Award 2006 for “promoting environmental sustainability in World Bank projects.”

Consultant, OECD, Paris. 2004-05. Wrote policy paper on Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction for POVNET, focusing on linkages between growth, inequality, and

poverty reduction and pro poor growth in a non-income dimension.

Consultant, DFID, Kampala, Uganda. September 2003 to March 2004. Wrote and presented, as part of the revision of the Poverty Eradication Action Plan, policy research papers on the impact of population growth and gender inequality on economic growth, human development, and poverty reduction in Uganda.

Consultant, World Bank, Washington, DC. June-July 2003. September 2004-March 2005. Wrote approach paper to the analysis of linkages between gender and pro poor growth. And wrote paper (jointly with Francesca Lamanna) on the impact of gender inequality in education and employment on economic growth in the Middle East and North Africa.

Consultant, World Bank, Washington, DC. March-July 2002. Wrote research paper (together with World Bank staff member Dina Abu-Ghaida) on the economic effects to countries of missing the Millenium Development Goal on Gender Equity.

Consultant, German Society for Technical Cooperation (GTZ). March 2001 to June 2001. Wrote paper on defining, measuring, and policies for promoting pro-poor growth.

Consultant, German Ministry for Development Co-Operation. October 1999 to December 1999 (part-time). Participate in preparations of Copenhagen plus five process, including the conceptual planning of a workshop on economic policy and poverty reduction.

Consultant, World Bank, Washington, DC. June 1998 to October 1999 (part-time). Contributed background papers on gender inequality and growth for 1999 SPA Status Report on Poverty (appeared 1999) and Policy Research Report on gender and development (appeared 2001).

Consultant, OECD, Paris. 1998 to 1999 (part-time). Participate in research project on social exclusion and children in OECD countries. Duties include two research papers on social exclusion, one focussing on conceptual issues, one focussing on the linkages to education.

Consultant, British Council and British Department for International Development, London and Johannesburg. 1998 to 1999 (part-time). March-July 2000. Commissioned to provide in-depth analysis of employment and unemployment statistics in South Africa (joint work with Ingrid Woolard from the University of Port Elizabeth), and determinants of unemployment in rural areas.

Economist, World Bank Resident Mission, Johannesburg. January 1995 to September 1996. Focused on technical analysis and advice to South African government on health and poverty issues as well as supervision of Lesotho Highlands Water Project. Part of Young


Professionals‟ Program.

Economist, World Bank, Operations Evaluation Department. July 1994-January 1995. Responsible for producing project performance audits for Financial Market Loan and Small and Medium Industry Project in Chile; support work for Small Scale Enterprise Project audit in Ecuador. Part of Young Professionals‟ Program.

Consultant, World Institute for Development Economics Research, Helsinki. 1992. Commissioned to produce study on excess female mortality in 18th and 19th century European history.

Intern, SPD-Bundestagsfraktion, Bonn. 1990. Intern for economic affairs spokesperson of Social Democratic Party. Worked on policies regarding restructuring of former East Germany.

Research Associate, Unidad de Analisis de Politicas Economicas, La Paz. 1990. Researched and produced UDAPE Working Paper on Bolivian highland agriculture.


University Administration

Dean, Faculty of Economics and Business Studies. 2007-2008

Member, University Research Council. Since 2007. Elected in 2007 for a two-year term.

Member, Faculty Board, University of Göttingen. 2005-present. The faculty board decides on matters of teaching, hiring, finances, administration, and organization of the faculty.

Member, University-Wide Planning Commission, University of Munich. 2001-2003. This Commission advises the university on the approval and allocation of all professorial posts within the university. All vacancies and applications for new positions are vetted by the Commission and a recommendation is made about whether the posts are to be created or not.

Member, Faculty Board, University of Munich. 1999-2003. The faculty board decides on matters of teaching, hiring, finances, administration, and organization of the faculty. Often ad hoc subcommittees are formed on specific issues. Sub-committees attended included development of new BA and MA degree programs, and development of a faculty brochure, among many others.

IT representative of the faculty, 1999-2003. The IT representative has to supervise the dedicated staff charged with the operation of the network, web pages, examination software, hardware and software purchases, etc.


Acquisition of Research Funds/Programs

Research Training Group ‘Globalization and Development’. Funded by German Research Foundation. Co-Speaker and Principal Investigator. 2012-2016.

Alternative Poverty Measures. Project leader of collaborative project with OPHI in Oxford. Funded by German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development. 2011-2014.

Research Project, Impact of extensions of water supply and sanitation in Yemen, funded by KfW Development Bank. 2009-2011

Research Training Group ‘Global Food’. Funded by German Research Foundation. Principal investigator in research training group led by Matin Qaim. 2010-2014

Empirical Analyses of Welfare Distributions. Funded by German Research Foundation. Joint with Sebastian Vollmer, University of Hannover. 2010-2012

Low Carbon Development Paths. Funded by German Ministry of Science and Technology. Joint with GIGA Hamburg and PIK Potsdam. 2010-2013.

Aid Effectiveness. Funded by German Research Foundation. Joint with Axel Dreher, Feli Nowak-Lehmann, and Inmaculada Martinez-Zarzoso. 2010-2012; extended 2012-2013.


Courant Center ‘Poverty, Equity, and Growth in Developing and Transition Countries’:

Speaker and principal investigator of a newly founded inter-disciplinary research center in Göttingen, comprising nine senior professors and 3 new junior research groups (currently being filled). Funded as part of the so-called Excellence Initiative of the German government. 2007-2012.

Member of SFB 552 (collaborative research center): Stability of Rainforest Margins. Leading a research project on poverty and vulnerability at the rainforest margin in Indonesia. Jointly with agricultural scientists and agricultural economists. Funded by German Research Foundation. Joint with Michael Grimm. 2006-2009.

Global Justice and Absolute Poverty. Funded by German Research Foundation. Joint with Theologian Elke Mack (University of Erfurt). 2007-2009.

Differential Survival and the Measurement of Welfare. Funded by German Research Foundation. Joint with Michael Grimm. 2006-2008. Renewed funding 2008 for an extension of another year.

Member of Collaborative Research Group Vulnerability to Poverty in Thailand and Vietnam (FOG756). Leading a research project on concepts and measurement of vulnerability. Funded by German Science Foundation. 2006-2009. Extended for second phase to 2010-2012.

Poverty, Inequality and Policy in Latin America. July 2005. This international conference organized by the Ibero-America Institute for Economic Research in Göttingen was funded by the German Science Foundation.

Gender Bias in Mortality and Health Access in South Asia. From June 2005 to December 2007. Research project investigating causes of gender bias in mortality in South Asia. Joint with the International Food Policy Research Institute. Funded by the German Science Foundation.

Member of SFB 386: Analysis of Discrete Structures. June 1999-Dezember 2003. This is a special multi-year interdisciplinary research program including statisticians, biomedical researchers, and economists and focuses on methods and applications in the analysis of discrete data. It is funded by the German Science Foundation. Own project focused on analyzing undernutrition and child mortality in developing countries and studying labour market dynamics in developing countries.

Growth, Inequality, and Well-Being in Transition Countries. 2002-2004. This empirical research project, jointly with the ifo Institute for Economic Research, examines determinants of growth, inequality, and well-being in transition countries.

Co-Speaker, Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program on Post-Colonial Studies. 2001-2003. This interdisciplinary Ph.D. program was established in 2001 after a successful funding application from the German Science Foundation. It included funding for 12 Ph.D.s and 2 post-docs from sociology, anthropology, economics, as well as literary and cultural studies. The two speakers are responsible for the securing funding, organizing the teaching and research program, and coordinating a group of 12 professors from the different faculties who were participating in the program and supervising the students.

German Postal Service Projection Model. 1999-2002. Several projects under this rubric were focused on assessing an existing projection model for postal service demand and then replace it with one generated from micro consumption surveys. Total funding of about



Memberships and Referee Activities

Coordinating Lead Author, Working Group 3, 5th Assessment Report, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). 2010-2014.

Managing Editor, Review of Income and Wealth (since August 2004).

Editorial Board, Review of Income and Wealth, Economic Systems (2002-2006), Applied Economics Quarterly (2003-), Economics (2006-), American Journal of Agricultural Economics (2010-).

Advisory Board, Journal of Human Development.

Council, Society for the Study of Economic Inequality. 2005-2007.

Elected Member, European Development Network. Network of 45 development economists who coordinate research and policy activities in development issues. Elected in October 2002. Member of Executive since December 2010.

Elected Member, Academy of Sciences in Göttingen. Elected 2007.

Referee for Journal of Economic History, American Economic Review, International Economic Review, Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Macroeconomics, Economica, European Economic Review, Oxford Economic Papers, World Development, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of African Economies, Journal of Development Studies, Journal of Economic Inequality, European Review of Economic History, Journal of Comparative Economics, Population and Development Review, Cambridge Journal of Economics, World Bank Economic Review, Journal of Human Development, Economic Development and Cultural Change, European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Economics and Human Biology.

Research Professor, ifo Institute for Economic Research. Duties include advising international section of institute on research and funding issues.

Member, Scientific Advisory Board of the German Ministry for International Cooperation and Development. This scientific advisory board advises the government on policy issues regarding international development. Membership is by appointment of the Minister (2004-2009).

Member, Scientific Advisory Council of German Institute of Global and Area Studies, Hamburg. Appointed 2005.

Member, Scientific Advisory Council, Climate Change and Justice, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and Institute for Social and Development Studies, Munich. Appointed 2007-2009.

Member, Scientific Advisory Council, DIAL (Developpement Institutions et Analyses de long terme), Paris. Appointed 2004.

Senior Research Fellow, Zentrum für Entwicklungsforschung, (Center for Development Research), Bonn. Advisor to the Poverty Group.

Research Fellow, IZA research centre in labor economics, CESifo research network.

Associate, MacArthur Network on Poverty and Inequality (coordinated by A. Sen and A. Deaton);

Associate, Common Security Forum (Co-ordinated by King‟s College, Cambridge).

Member, American Economic Association, European Society for Population Economics, Royal Economic Society, European Economic Association, Verein für Socialpolitik.

Social Service

Director, University-Lutheran Homeless Shelter, Cambridge, USA. 1989-91. Directed operation of 25-bed student-run homeless shelter. Common Work Award by the City of Boston 1990, Stride Rite Public Service Prize 1990, Commendation by Cambridge City Council 1989.

Co-Founder and Chair, Phillips Brooks House Housing Fund, Harvard University. 1991-93. Raised $50,000+ to start revolving loan program enabling homeless people to move into housing.

Steering Committee, Phillips Brooks House Association, Harvard University. 1990-1991. Member of 13-person management team directing 1500+ volunteer organisation with a US-$ 1m. budget.

Zivildienst (Mandatory Social Service), Trier, Germany. 1985-87. Cared for physically disabled persons in their own homes.



Refereed Papers and refereed Bookchapters


1. Economic development, structural change, and women‟s labor force participation rate: A re-examination of the feminization U-hypothesis. With Isis Gaddis, Journal of Population Economics (forthcoming).

2. Does foreign aid promote recipient exports to donor countries? With Feli Nowak-Lehmann, Inmaculada Martinez-Zarzoso, Dierk Herzer, and Adriana Cardozo. Review of World Economics DOI 10.1007/s10290-013-01554-4

3. Gender, growth and adaptation to climate change. In UNDP (ed.) Powerful Synergies: Gender equality, economic development and environmental sustainability. New York: UNDP (2012), 59-69.

4. The Emergence of Three Human Development Clubs. With Sebastian Vollmer, Hajo Holzmann, Florian Ketterer, and David Canning (2013) PLoS ONE 8(3): e57624. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.005762

5. An African growth miracle? Or what do asset indices tell us about trends in economic performance? With Kenneth Harttgen and Sebastian Vollmer. Review of Income and Wealth.

6. Cash Crop Choice and Income Dynamics in Rural Areas: Evidence for Post-Crisis Indonesia, with Jan Priebe and Robert Rudolf, Agricultural Economics (forthcoming).

7. Can the female sarpanch deliver? With Dhanmanjiri Sathe, Jan Priebe, and Mithila Biniwale, Economic and Political Weekly 48(11), 50-57 (2013)

8. Gender inequality in social institutions and gendered development outcomes. With Boris Branisa and Maria Ziegler, World Development 45: 252–268, 2013

9. Identifying synergies and complementarities between MDGs: Results from cluster analysis. With Maria-Carmela Lo Bue. Social Indicators Research (forthcoming).

10. Does foreign aid promote recipient exports to donor countries? With Adriana Cardozo, Feli Nowak-Lehmann, Dierk Herzer, and Inma Martinez-Zarzoso. Review of World Economics (forthcoming).

11. Benefits trickling away: The health impact of extending water and sanitation access in urban Yemen. With Tobias Lechtenfeld, Kristina Meier, and Johannes Rieckmann. Journal of Development Effectiveness 4(4): 537-565 (2012).

12. Revisiting the Role of Education for Agricultural Productivity. With Malte Reimers.

American Journal of Agricultural Economics 95, issue 1, pages 131-152 (2013)

13. The Institutional Basis of Gender Inequality: The Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI)” With Boris Branisa, Denis Drechsler, Johannes Jütting, and Maria Ziegler. Feminist Economics (forthcoming).

14. The Costs of Favoritism: Is Politically Driven Aid Less Effective? With Axel Dreher, Eric Werker, and James Vreeland. Economic Development and Cultural Change (forthcoming)

15. Do fragile countries experience in MDG Progress? With Kenneth Harttgen. Journal of Development Studies 49(1): 134-159 (2013).

16. Direct Simultaneous Inference in Additive Models and its Application to Model Undernutrition. With Manuel Wiesenfarth, Tatyana Krivobokova, und Stefan Sperlich: Journal of the American Statistical Association 107:500, 1286-1296 (2012).

17. The history and impact of social security in South Africa: experiences and lessons (with Ingrid Woolard and Kenneth Harttgen), Canadian Journal of Development Studies/Revue canadienne d’études du développement, 32:4, 357-380 (2012)

18. “Distribution Dynamics of Regional GDP per Employee in Unified Germany“, with Hajo Holzmann, Florian Ketterer and Stephan Klasen, Empirical Economics, DOI: 10.1007/s00181-011-0543-3 (online 2011) in journal 44 (2): 491-509 (2013)

19. A Household-based Human Development Index. With Ken Harttgen. World Development 40(5): 878-899 (2012), (2011).

20. Does foreign aid really raise per-capita incomes? A time series perspective. With Axel Dreher, Felicitas Nowak-Lehmann, Dierk Herzer, and Inmaculada Martinez-Zarzoso. Canadian Journal of Economics 45(1): 288-313 (2012)

21. What do we really know? Metrics for food insecurity and malnutrition. With Matin Qaim and Hartwig de Haen. Food Policy 36(6):760-769, doi:10.1016/j.foodpol.2011.08.003 (2011)

22. A Human Development Index by Internal Migration Status. With Kenneth Harttgen. Journal of Human Development and Capabilities 12(3): 393-424 (2011).

23. Has transition improved well-being? With Carola Grün, Economic Systems doi:10.1016/j.ecosys.2011.09.002 (on-line early).

24. On weighting the components of the Human Development Index. With Georges Nguefack and Walter Zucchini. Journal of Human Development and Capabilities 12(2) 183-202 (2011).

25. Reforming the Gender-Related Development Index (GDI) and the Gender Empowerment Measure (GEM): Implementing some Specific Proposals (with Dana Schüler), Feminist Economics 17(1):1-30 (2011).

26. The Millennium Development Goals: An Assessment. With Francois Bourguignon, Agnes Benassy-Quere, Stefan Dercon, Antonio Estache, Jan Willem Gunning, Ravi Kanbur, Simon Maxwell, Jean-Philippe Platteau, and Amedeo Spadaro. In Kanbur, R, M. Spence (eds.) Equity and Growth in a Globalizing World. Washington DC: The World Bank (2010).

27. Pro-Poor Progress in Education in Developing Countries? With Ken Harttgen and Mark Misselhorn. Review of Economics and Institutions 1(1), art.6, 1-48 (2010).

28. “Gender and Development” . With E. King and M. Porter. In B. Lomborg (ed.) Global Crises, global solutions, 2nd edition, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 585-637 (2009).

29. Inequality in emerging countries.  Intereconomics 66(6): 360-363 (2009).

30. Demography, development, and deforestation at the rainforest margin in Indonesia (with Heiko Faust, Michael Grimm, and Stefan Schwarze, in : Teja Tscharntke, Christoph Leuschner, Edzo Veldkamp, Heiko Faust, Edi Guhardja, Arifuddin Bidin (editors), Tropical rainforests and agroforests under global change, Springer Berlin 2009 (forthcoming)

31. Determinants of Rural Income Generation at the Rainforest Margin (with Nuryartono, N., Priebe, J., Rudolf, R., Sugema, I., Weisbrod, J.) In: Tscharntke et al. (eds.): Tropical Rainforests and Agroforests under Global Change. Springer Verlag 213-236 (2009)

32. The impact of gender inequality in education and employment on economic growth: new evidence for a panel of countries. With Francesca Lamanna. Feminist Economics 15(3): 91-132 (2009). Reprinted in Berik, G. J. van der Meulen-Rodgers, and S. Seguino (eds.) Inequality, development, and growth. New York: Routledge (2010), 91-132.

33. „Surviving unemployment without state support: Unemployment and household formation in South Africa. With Ingrid Woolard. Journal of African Economies 18(1):1-51 (2009).

34. Grimm, M. K. Harttgen, S. Klasen, M. Misselhorn, T. Munzi and T. Smeeding. Inequality in Human Development: An empirical assessment of 32 countries. Social Indicators Research 97(2): 191-211 (2010) (early view DOI 10.1007/s11205-009-9497-7, 2009)

35. „Intrahousehold health care financing strategy and the gender gap: Empirical evidence from India. With Abay Asfaw and Francesca Lamanna. Health Economics 19: 265-279 (2010, early view, DOI 10.1002/hec.1468, 2009)

36. “The efficiency of equity”.  Review of Political Economy 20: 257-274. (2008).

37. “Trade and aid: A donor‟s perspective.” With Felicitas Nowak-Lehmann, Dierk Herzer, and Inmaculada Martinez-Zarzoso. Journal of Development Studies 45(7): 1184-1202 (2009).

38. “Measuring chronic non-income poverty”. With Isabel Günther. In Addison, T., D. Hulme, and R. Kanbur (eds.) Poverty Dynamics: Interdisciplinary Perspectives. Oxford: Oxford University Press 77-101 (2008).

39. “Using graphical chain models to analyze differences in structural correlates of undernturtion in Benin and Bangladesh.” With Ronja Foraita and Iris Pigeot. Economics and Human Biology 6: 398-419 (2008).

40. “Missing Women: Some recent controversies on levels and trends in gender bias in mortality.” In Basu, K. and R. Kanbur (eds.) Arguments for a better world: Essays in honour of Amartya Sen. Oxford: Oxford University Press 280-299.

41. “Does German development aid promote German exports?” Mit Inmaculada Martinez-Zarzoso, Felicitas Nowak-Lehman, und Mario Larch. German Economic Review 10(3): 317-338 (2009).

42. „A Human Development Index by Income Groups”. With Michael Grimm, Kenneth Harttgen, und Mark Misselhorn. World Development 12: 2527-2546 (2008).

43. “In search of FDI-led growth in developing countries”. With Dierk Herzer and Felicitas Nowak-Lehmann. Economic Modelling doi: 10.10016/jeconmod.2007.11.005 (2008).

44. “Measuring Pro-Poor Progress towards the Millennium Development Goals”. With Melanie Grosse and Kenneth Harttgen in: McGillivray , M. Achieving the Millennium Development Goals London: Palgrave-Macmillan, 123-149 (2008).

45. “Growth, inequality, and welfare: Comparisons across space and time.” With Carola Grün. Oxford Economic Papers 60: 212-236 (2008), published online on November 21, 2007, doi:10.1093/oep/gpm042.

46. “Geo-additive models of Childhood Undernutrition in three Sub-Saharan African Countries.” With N.B. Kandala, L. Fahrmeir, and J. Priebe. Population, Space, and Place 15, ( 5): 461-473 (DOI: 10.1002/psp.524, 2009).

47. “Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction: Measurement Issues in Income and Non-Income Dimensions.” World Development 36(3): 420-45 (2008).

48. “Measuring Pro-Poor Growth using Non-Income Indicators.” With Melanie Grosse and Ken Harttgen.  World Development 36(6): 1021-1047 (2008).

49. “Poverty, undernutrition, and child mortality: Some inter-regional puzzles and their implications for research and policy.” Journal of Economic Inequality 6(1):89-115 (2008).

50. “Gender and Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence and Issues. With Mark Blackden, Sudarshan Canagarajah, and David Lawson. In Mavrotas, G. und A. Shorrocks (Eds.) Advancing Development. London: Palgrave (2007), 349-370.

51. “Gender-related indicators of well-being.” In McGillivray, M. (Ed.) Human Well-Being: Concept and Measurement. London: Palgrave (2007), 167-192.

52. “Findings and Challenges in the Measurement and Analysis of Pro-Poor Growth.” With Michael Grimm. In Grimm, M., S. Klasen, und A. McKay (Eds.) Determinants of Pro-Poor Growth. London: Palgrave (2007), 1-19.

53. “Analyzing pro-poor growth in Bolivia: Addressing data gaps and modeling policy choices. With Melanie Grosse, Jann Lay, Julius Spatz, Rainer Thiele, und Manfred Wiebelt. In: Grimm, M., S. Klasen, und A. McKay (Eds.) Determinants of Pro-Poor Growth. London: Palgrave (2007), 191-218.

54. Pro-Poor growth and gender inequality. In Menkhoff, L. (Ed.) Pro-Poor Growth: Policy and Evidence. Berlin: Duncker & Humblot (2006), 151-179.

55. “Guest Editor‟s Introduction: Revisiting UNDP‟s Gender-Related Measures.” Journal of Human Development 7(2): 145-159 (2006)

56. “UNDP‟s Gender-Related Measures: Some Conceptual Problems and Possible Solutions.” Journal of Human Development 7(2): 243-274 (2006).

57. Macroeconomic policy and Pro Poor Growth in a dualistic economy: The Case of Bolivia. In Cornia, A. (ed.) Pro-Poor Macroeconomics: Potentials and Limitations. London: Palgrave (2006), 305-325.

58. “Analysis of the Determinants of Fertility Decline in the Czech Republic.” With Andrey Launov, Journal of Population Economics 19(1):25-54 (2006).

59. “Population, Population Density and Technological Change.“  With Thorsten Nestmann. Journal of Population Economics 19(3): 611-626 (2006).

60. ”Excess female mortality in 19th century England and Wales: A Regional Analysis.” With Jane Humphries und Kirsty McNay. Social Science History 29(4): 649-681 (2005).

61. “Income Mobility and Household Poverty Dynamics in South Africa.” With Ingrid Woolard. Journal of Development Studies 41: 865-897 (2005).

62. The costs of missing the Millenium Development Goal on Gender Equity. With Dina Abu-Ghaida. World Development 32:1075-1107 (2004).

63. How Big is the Crowding Out Effect of User Fees in the Rural Areas of Ethiopia? Implications for Equity and Resource Mobilization. With Abay Asfaw and Johannes von Braun. World Development 32:265-282 (2004).

64. “Analyzing Infant Mortality with Geoadditive Categorical Regression Models: A Case Study for Nigeria” (with Samson Adebayos and Ludwig Fahrmeir). Economics and Human Biology 2:229-244 (2004).

65. What can Africa learn from Asian Development Successes and Failures? Review of Income and Wealth 49: 441-451 (2003).

66. “Growth, Inequality, and Well-Being: Intertemporal and Global Comparisons”. With Carola Grün. CESifo Economic Studies 49: 617-659 (2003).

67. “In Search of the Holy Grail: How to Achieve Pro Poor Growth?” In Tungodden, B., N. Stern, and I. Kolstad (Eds.). Toward Pro Poor Policies-Aid, Institutions, and Globalization. New York: Oxford University Press (2004), S. 63-94. Reprinted in Krakowski, M. (ed.) Attacking Poverty: What makes Growth Pro-Poor? HWWA Studies 75, Hamburg: Nomos (2004).

68. “Undernutrition in Benin: An Analysis based on Graphical Models”. With Angelika Caputo, Ronja Foraita and Iris Pigeot. Social Science and Medicine 56: 1677-1691 (2003).

69. “Malnourished and Surviving in South Asia, better Nourished and Dying Young in Africa: What can Explain this Puzzle?” In FAO (Hrsg.) Measurement and Assessment of Food Deprivation and Undernutrition, pp. 283-286. Rome: FAO (2003).

70. “Missing Women: Revisiting the Debate.”  With Claudia Wink.  Feminist Economics 9: 263-299 (2003). Reprinted (in excerpts) by Meier and Rauch (eds.): Leading Issues in Economic Development, 10th edition (forthcoming). Oxford: Oxford University Press. Reprinted in B. Agarwal, J. Humphries, und I. Robeyns (eds.) Capabilities, Freedom, and Equality. New Delhi: Oxford University Press (2006), pp. 286-327. Reprinted in Wood, J. Amartya Sen: Critical Assessment of Contemporary Economics. London: Routledge (2006). Reprinted in Beneria, L., A. May, and D. Strassman (eds.) Feminist Economics, Volume in Edward Elgar Series International Library of Critical Writings in Economics (to appear 2010).

71. “A Turning-Point in Gender Bias in Mortality? An Update on the Number of Missing Women.“ With Claudia Wink. Population and Development Review 28: 285-312 (2002). Reprinted in Wood, J. (ed.) Amartya Sen: Critical Assessment of Contemporary Economics. London: Routledge (2006). Reprinted in: Pal, M. P. Bharati, B. Ghosh, and T.S.Vasulu (eds.) Gender and Discrimination. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 295-321 (2009).

72. ”Low Schooling for Girls, slower Growth for All?.” World Bank Economic Review 16: 345-373 (2002).

73. “Income mobility and household dynamics in South Africa: the case of Africans in KwaZulu-Natal. Labour Markets and Social Frontiers, 2:5-11, (2002) (with Ingrid Woolard and Murray Leibrandt).

74. “Social, Economic, and Environmental Limits for the Newly Enfranchised in South Africa?” Economic Development and Cultural Change 50:607-642 (2002).

75. “Social Exclusion and Children in OECD Countries: Some Conceptual Issues.” The School Field 13 (5): 9-25 (2002).

76. “Growth, Inequality, and Well-Being in Transition Countries.“  With Carola Grün. Economics of Transition 9: 359-394 (2001).

77. Social Exclusion, Children, and Education: Conceptual and Measurement Issues. European Societies 3(4): 413-445 (2001).

78. “Semiparametric Bayesian Analysis of Determinants of Childhood Undernutrition in Developing Countries.“ With Ngianga-Bakwin Kandala and Stefan Lang in Eurostat (ed.) Bayesian Methods: Selected Papers from ISBA 2000: The Sixth World Meeting of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis, 263-272 (2001).

79. “Semiparametric Analysis of the Socio-Demographic and Spatial Determinants of Chronic Undernutrition in Two African Countries.“ With Ngianga-Bakwin Kandala, Ludwig Fahrmeir and Stefan Lang. Research in Official Statistics 4(1): 81-100 (2001).

80. “Social Exclusion and Children: Creating Identity Capital“. With Peter Evans, Suzanne Bronheim, John Bynner, Phyllis Magrab, and Stewart Ranson. In Guido Walraven, Carl Parsons, Dolf van Veen, und Chris Day (Eds.) Combating Social Exclusion through Education Leuven: Garant Books (2000)

81. “On UNDP‟s Revisions to the Gender-Related Development Index” With Kalpana Bardhan. Journal of Human Development 1:191-195 (2000).

82. ”Measuring Poverty and Deprivation in South Africa.” Review of Income and Wealth 46:33-58 (2000). Reprinted (in translation) „Messung von Armut und Deprivation in Südafrika‟ in Volkert, J. (Hrsg.) Armut und Reichtum an Verwirklichungschancen. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften (2005).

83. “The Nature and Measurement of Poverty and Inequality.” With Julian May and Ingrid Woolard. In May, J. (Hrsg.) Poverty and Inequality in South Africa. London: Zed Books (2000), S. 19-50.

84. ”UNDP‟s Gender-Related Indices: A Critical Review,” With Kalpana Bardhan. World Development 27: 985-1010 (1999). Reprinted in: Beneria, L. (2000). Gender and Development: Theoretical, Empirical, and Practical Approaches (London: Edward Elgar).

85. ”Levels, Trends and Consistency of Employment and Unemployment Data in South Africa”. With Ingrid Woolard.  Development Southern Africa 16: 3-35 (1999).

86. ”Poverty, Inequality and Security in South Africa.” In Wohlgemuth, L. Gibson, S., S. Klasen, and E. Rothschild (eds.) Common Security and Civil Society in Africa, 42-63. Uppsala: NAI (1999).

87. ”Women in Emerging Asia: Welfare, Employment, and Human Development”. With Kalpana Bardhan. Asian Development Review 16: 72-125 (1998).

88. ”Marriage, Bargaining, and Intrahousehold Resource Allocation: Excess Female Mortality among Adults in Rural Germany (1740-1860),” Journal of Economic History 58:432-467 (1998).

89. ”Poverty, Inequality and Deprivation in South Africa: An Analysis of the 1993 SALDRU Survey,” Social Indicator Research 41: 51-94 (1997).

90. “Nutrition, Health, and Mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa: Is there a Gender Bias?” Journal of Development Studies 32: 913-933 (1996)

91. ”Rejoinder” Journal of Development Studies 32: 944-948 (1996).

92. “Missing Women Reconsidered.”  World Development 22: 1061-71 (1994).

93. “Inequality and Growth: Introducing Distribution-Weighted Growth Rates to Reassess US Post-war Economic Performance.” Review of Income and Wealth 40: 251-272 (1994).


Other Papers and Bookchapters

1. Verbessern Wachstum und Globalisierung Arbeitsmarktchancen für Frauen in Entwicklungsländern? Vierteljahreshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung 81(3): 61-68 (2013).

2. Mosley, Paul (2012): The Politics of Poverty Reduction. In Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture 51 (4): 301-32 (2012).

3. Maßstäbe gesetzt: 20 Jahre Berichte über die menschliche Entwicklung. Vereinte Nationen 59(2) 67-71 (2011).

4. La recherche sur le développement peut-elle contribuer au développement? L‟Economie politique, No. 50, 93-105 (2011).

5. Children, education and the capability approach. In Otto, H. und H. Ziegler (eds.) Education, Welfare, and the Capability Approach. Opladen: Barbara Budrich Publishers, 113-102 (2009).

6. Determinants of the Socioeconomic and Spatial Pattern of Undernutrition by Sex in India: A Geoadditive Semi-parametric Regression Approach. With Christiane Belitz, Judith Hübner, and Stefan Lang. In: Kneib, T. and G. Tutz (eds) Statistical Modelling and Regression Structures. Berlin: Springer (2010)

7. Graphical Chain Models and their Application. With R. Foraita and I. Pigeot. In: Kneib, T. and G. Tutz (eds) Statistical Modelling and Regression Structures. Berlin: Springer (2010)

8. Levels and trends in absolute poverty in the world. What we know and what we don‟t. In Mack, E. M. Schramm, S. Klasen, and T. Pogge (eds.) Absolute Poverty and Global Justice. London: Ashgate, 21-36 (2009).

9. Reshaping economic geography: What role for rural areas?  Rural 21 43(2): 10-14 (2009)

10. Poverty, inequality, and policy in Latin America: An introduction. With F. Nowak-Lehmann. In Klasen, S. and F. Nowak-Lehmann (Hrsg.) Poverty, inequality and policy in Latin America. Cambridge MA: MIT Press (2009).

11. Introduction. With F. Nowak-Lehmann. In Klasen, S. and Nowak-Lehmann (Hrsg.) Poverty, inequality, and migration in Latin America. Frankfurt: Peter Lang Verlag (2008).

12. Geschlechtsspezifische Ungleichheit und wirtschaftliche Entwicklung: Wechselwirkungen und Zusammenhänge. Jahrbuch der Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen 2007: 420-428 (2008).

13. Armut und Ungleichheit auf globaler Ebene: Niveau, Trends, Ursachen und Herausforderungen. In Bleisch, B. du U. Renz (Hrsg.) Zu wenig: Dimensionen der Armut. Zürich: Seismo Verlag (2007).

14. Comments.  Oxford Development Studies 35(4): 491-493 (2007).

15. Closing the Knowledge Gap.  Development and Cooperation 34(2): 87 (2007).

16. Determinants of Pro-Poor Growth. 2007. 2020 FOCUS Brief on the World’s Poor and Hungry People. Washington DC: IFPRI.

17. Pro-poor growth and gender inequality: insights from new research. Poverty in Focus, March 2007, S. 5-6.

18. Missing Women. In: Clark, D. (Ed.) The Elgar Companion of Development Studies. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar (2006), 389-394.

19. Laudatio. In Klasen, S. und I. Günther (Eds.): Amartya Sen: Perspectives on the Economic and Human Development of India and China. Göttingen: Universitätsverlag, 5-12 (2006).

20. Poverty and Famines. In Herz, D. and V. Weinberger (Eds.) Lexikon ökonomischer Werke. Stuttgart: Schäffer-Poeschel Verlag (2006), 470-471.

21. Railroads and American Economic Growth. In: Herz, D. und V. Weinberger (Eds.) Lexikon ökonomischer Werke. Stuttgart: Schäffer-Poeschel Verlag (2006), 140-141.

22. Time on the cross. In: Herz, D. und V. Weinberger (Eds.) Lexikon ökonomischer Werke. Stuttgart: Schäffer-Poeschel Verlag (2006), 141-142.

23. Measuring Gender Inequality and its Impact on Human Development: The Debate about the GDI and GEM. HD Insights Issue 2 (November 2006), pp.1-4

24. What is Equity? In Kochendörfer-Lucius and B. Pleskovic (eds.) Equity and Development, pp.69-78. Washington DC: The World Bank (2006).

25. Endangerment, Ethnicity, and Economic Development: A perspective from Economics. With Dana Schüler and Julian Weisbrod. In Huggan, G. und S. Klasen (Hrsg.) Perspectives on Endangerment. Hannover: Ohlms Verlag (2005).

26. “Gender Equality: Striving for Justice in an Unequal World.” Book Review, Population and Development Review 31: 584-586 (2005).

27. “Bridging the Gender Gap to Promote Economic and Social Development.” Journal of International Affairs 58(2): 245-256.

28. “El Impacto de la Gobalisación sobre el Desarollo Económico y Social en America Latina.” In Hofmeister, W. (ed.) Política Social Internacional. Rio de Janeiro: Konrad-Adenauer Foundation. Also appeared as: „O Impacto da Globalizacao no desenvolvimento economico e social da America Latina“. In Hofmeister, W. (ed.) Política Social International. Rio de Janeiro: Konrad-Adenauer Foundation.

29. “Entwicklungsziele der Staatengemeinschaft: Zeit für Entscheidungen.“ CeGe-Report, Februar 2005, S. 2.

30. Financing of Social Sectors. With Dana Schüler. Development Information Center Issues Study No 14. Bonn: InWent (2004).

31. “Weibliche Übersterblichkeit in Entwicklungsländern.” In Ahrens, H. (ed.) Neuere Ansätze der theoretischen du empirischen Entwicklungsländerforschung. Berlin: Duncker und Humboldt (2003).

32. “Anthropometric Survey Methods”.  In FAO (Hrsg..) Measurement and Assessment of Food Deprivation and Undernutrition, pp. 159-162 Rome: FAO (2003).

33. “General Assessment of the World Development Report 2004.” In Inwent (ed.) Conference Documentation: World Bank Development Report 2004. p.27.

34. “Gender in der Volkswirtschaftslehre.” In Schönwalder-Kuntze, T. A. Heel, C. Wendel, und K. Wille (eds.) Störfall Gender, pp. 145-147. Hamburg: Westdeutscher Verlag (2003)

35. “Sex Selection“. In Demeny, P. und G. McNicoll (Hrsg.) Encyclopedia of Population Vol II: 878-881. New York: Macmillan Reference USA (2003).

36. „Warum fehlen 100 Millionen Frauen auf der Welt? Eine ökonomische Analyse.‟ In: O.Fabel und R. Nischik (Hrsg,): Femina Oeconomia: Frauen in der Ökonomie. München: Rainer Hampp (2002).

37. “The Economics of Gender“. Buchbesprechung. Journal of Economics/Zeitschrift für Nationalökonomie 70:3, 332-335 (1999).

38. ”Fähigkeiten entwickeln statt Nutzen maximieren.”  Social Management 9: 5-7 (1999). ”

39. Amartya Sen: Das Gewissen in der Ökonomie,” WISU-Magazin, 11/98: 1255-1256 (1998).

40. Key Indicators of Poverty in South Africa. Bericht über Armut in Südafrika. In Zusammenarbeit mit Weltbankteam. Washington, DC: The World Bank (1995).

41. “Human Development and Women’s Lives in a Restructured Eastern Bloc,” in Schipke, A. and A. Taylor (eds.) The Economics of Transformation: Theory and Practise in the New Market Economies. New York: Springer, 1993.

42. “Tödliche Ungleichheit”.  Der Überblick 29: 25-28 (1993).



1. Vulnerability to Poverty: Theory, Measurement and Determinants, with case studies from Thailand and Vietnam. Edited with Hermann Waibel, London: Palgrave (2012)

2. Absolute Poverty and Global Justice. Edited with Mack, E., M. Schramm, and T. Pogge. London: Ashgate (2009).

3. Poverty, Inequality, and Policy in Latin America. Volume edited with Felicitas Nowak-Lehmann. Part of CESifo Conference Series. Cambridge MA: MIT Press (2009).

4. Poverty, Inequality, and Migration in Latin America. Volume edited with Felicitas Nowak-Lehmann. Hamburg: Peter Lang Verlag (2008).

5. Determinants of Pro-Poor Growth in Developing Countries: Analytical Issues and Findings from Country Cases. Edited with Michael Grimm and Andy McKay. London: Palgrave (2007)

6. Amartya Sen: Perspectives on the Economic and Human Development of India and China. Edited with Isabel Günther. Göttingen: Universitätsverlag (2006).

7. Perspectives on Endangerment. Edited with Graham Huggan. Hannover: Olms-Verlag (2005).

8. Common Security and Civil Society in Africa. Edited with L. Wohlgemuth, S. Gibson, und E. Rothschild. Uppsala: NAI (1999).

9. Gender Inequality and Survival: Excess Female Mortality Past and Present. To appear 2009 with Edward Elgar.


Selected Conference Papers, Working Papers and Manuscripts

1. Water Supply and Sanitation in Provincial Towns in Yemen, Courant Research Center Working Paper No. 102 (2011). With Tobias Lechtenfeld, Kristina Meier, and Johannes Rieckmann.


2. „Geography versus Institutions at the Village Level.“ With Michael Grimm. CESifo Working Paper 2259. Munich: CESifo.

3. “Socio-economic and spatial determinants of sex differences in undernutrition in India.” With Judith Hübner and Stefan Lang. Mimeo, Universität Göttingen (2007).

4. Opportunities and constraints in agriculture: A gendered analysis of cocoa production in Southern Cameroon. 2008. With Wokia Kumase and Herve Bisseleua, Mimeographed, University of Goettingen.

5. Gender Gaps in Cameroon: Levels, Trends, and Growth Consequences. 2008. With Wokia Kumase. Mimeographed, University of Goettingen.

6. “Gender bias in survival in India: The contribution of health access” With Abay Asfaw and Francesca Lamanna. Mimeo, Universität Göttingen (2007).

7. “Patterns of gender bias in health care demand behaviour of households in India, 1986-1996.” With Abay Asfaw and Francesca Lamanna. Revise and Resubmit, Journal of Development Studies. Mimeo, Universität Göttingen (2007).

8. „Intrahousehold gender disparities in children‟s medical care before death in India.”  IZA Discussion Paper No. 2586. Bonn: IZA (2007).

9. „Armutsreduktion im Zeitalter der Globalisierung.“ Ibero-Amerika Institut Discussion Paper No. 146 Göttingen: Ibero-Amerika Institut (2006).

10. „The Efficiency of Equity“. Ibero-Amerika Institut Discussion Paper No. 145 Göttingen: Ibero-Amerika Institut (2006).

11. “Creating National Poverty Profiles and Growth Incidence Curves with Incomplete Income or Consumption Expenditure Data: An Application to Bolivia.” Ibero-Amerika Institut Discussion Paper No. 129 Göttingen: Ibero-Amerika Institut (2005).

12. “Unemployment Benefits and Unemployment Rates of Low-Skilled and Older Workers in Germany: A Search Equilibrium Approach.” With Andrey Launov und Joachim Wolff. IZA Discussion Paper (2004).

13. “The Impact of Demographic Dynamics on Development, Poverty, and Inequality in Mozambique.” With Silke Woltermann. VWL Seminar Discussion Paper, Universität Göttingen (2005).

14. “Population Growth, (Per Capita) Economic Growth, and Poverty Reduction in Uganda: Theory and Evidence.” VWL Seminar Discussion Paper, Universität Göttingen (2005).

15. “The Impact Gender Inequality in Education and Employment on Economic Growth in the Middle East and North Africa”. With Francesca Lamanna.  Background paper for World Bank Study: Women in the Public Sphere. Washington, DC: The World Bank (2003).

16. “Dynamic Modelling of Child Mortality in Developing Countries: Application for Zambia.” With U.Berger and L. Fahrmeir.  SFB Discussion Paper 299 (2002).

17. “The Nutritional Status of Elites in India, Kenya, and Zambia: An appropriate guide for developing reference standards for undernutrition?” With Alexander Moradi. SFB Discussion Paper No. 217 (1999).

18. “Does Gender Inequality Reduce Growth and Development? Evidence from Cross-Country Regressions”. World Bank Policy Research Report Working Paper No. 7 (1999).

19. ”Gender Bias in Mortality in a Comparative Perspective.” Presented at First German Cliometric Conference, Toronto 22.-24.9. 1999.

20. ”Malnourished and Low Mortality in South Asia, better Nourished and Dying Young in Africa: What can Explain this Puzzle?” SFB Discussion Paper No. 214.

21. ”Education and Marriage Age: Theory and Evidence.” With Sanjeev Goyal und Sandeep Baliga.

21. Appendix von “Marriage, Bargaining, and Intrahousehold Resource Allocation” (part of 1998 Journal of Economic History Article).

22. ”Incorporating Environmental and Social Losses in the Economic Assessment of the Lesotho Highland Water Project.”  (1997)

23. ”Gender Inequality and Economic Growth in Africa: Some Preliminary Findings.” Hintergrundbericht für World Bank Status Bericht über Armut in Afrika. Washington, DC: The World Bank (1998).

24. ”Unemployment, Household Formation, Poverty and Nutrition in South Africa.” With Ingrid Woolard. Mimeographed, University of Cambridge (1998).

25. ”Population, Consumption, Inequality, and Development: An Overview of Issues.” Mimeographed, University of Cambridge (1998).

26. Gender Inequality and Survival: Excess Female Mortality Past and Present.” Ph.D. Dissertation, Harvard University (1994).

27. Gender Inequality and Development Strategies: Lessons from the Past and Policy Issues for the Future. World Employment Programme Working Paper No. 43. Genf: ILO (1993).

28. “Analysing Traditional Agriculture in Bolivia: A Village-Based Computable General Equilibrium Model.” Senior Honours Thesis, Harvard University (1990).


Invited Keynote Presentations at Academic Conferences


  1. Household in Conflict Network Conference, Antwerp, 2007
  2. Global Trade Analysis Project, Annual Conference, Helsinki 2008
  3. Gender and Well-Being Conference, Madrid, 2008
  4. Measuring Social Development, Institute of Social Studies, December 2011.
  5. Encuentros Conference, Paris, 2012