Department: Economic and Technological Change

Ongoing Doctoral Theses

Sustainable Agricultural Practices (SAPs) in Northern Ghana: Impacts on Welfare, Environmental Reliance and Agricultural Land Expansion.
Andeltova, L. Cost-Effectiveness of Conservation Auctions for Outcome-Based and Action-Based Payments for Environmental Services and the Social Aspects: Experiments in Kenya. Thesis at ZEF.
Bekele, R.. Essays on Irrigation Systems of Ethiopia: Institutional and Technological Performance Analysis. Doctoral thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn.
Boansi, D.. Extreme weather events in Sudan savanna Region of West Africa: agricultural impacts and adaptation. Doctoral Thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, Center for Development Research, University of Bonn.
Chen, Q. Biomass energy economics and rural livelihoods in China. Doctoral Thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, Center for Development Research, University of Bonn.
Cisneros Tersitsch, M. Fiscal audits, Fines and Land Registration: The Impact of Federal Policies on Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon. Doctoral Thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, Center for Development Research, University of Bonn.
Evia P.. Critical aspects of pro-poor policy design in Bolivia: micro and macro considerations. Doctoral thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn.
Giudice, R.. Is it working? A quantitative analysis of a conditional cash transfer mechanism to reduce deforestation, carbon emissions and to promote sustainable development. Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn.
Hasan, M.. Investment in health within Agriculture-Water-Sanitation-Hygiene (AG-WATSAN) nexus for the rural households in Bangladesh. Doctoral Thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, Center for Development Research, University of Bonn.
Helen Berga Paulos. Modeling the Nexus between Water, Energy and Food in the Eastern Nile Basin. Doctoral thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn.
Md. Fuad Hassan, 1.. Interlinkages between food price and agricultural wage and its impact on farm mechanization: Evidence from Bangladesh.
Miranda Arana, J.. Land use decisions and environmental policy performance: Structural modeling of the Brazilian agricultural system for spatially explicit policy analysis at the forest frontier.
Mussa, E.. The effects of childhood works on adult labor market outcomes in rural Ethiopia. Doctoral Thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn.
Ngigi, M.. Managing Risk under Climate Change in Kenya: Gender, Group-Based Approaches, and Poverty Implications. Doctoral Thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, Center for Development Research, University of Bonn.
Okyere, C. Y.. Water Quality in Multipurpose Water Systems, Sanitation, Hygiene and Health Outcomes in Ghana. Doctoral Thesis at Center for Development Research, University of Bonn.
Raga, M.. Stability and Diffusion of Cooperation and Leadership Styles in Social Dilemma Context. Doctoral thesis at University of Frankfurt.
Rosa da Conceicao, H.. Determinants of incentive-based forest governance in the Amazon: evidence from Brazil, Ecuador, and Peru. Doctoral Thesis at Center for Development Research, University of Bonn.
Rukundo, E.. Impact of health insurance on health outcomes of mothers and children in rural western Uganda. Doctoral thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn.
Sakketa, T.. Agricultural Labor Supply, Relative Deprivation, Well-Being and Occupational/Livelihood Choices of the Rural Youths: Empirical Evidence from Agricultural Potential Areas of Ethiopia. Doctoral Thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, Center for Development Research, University of Bonn.
Usman, M.. Water, Sanitation and Agriculture: Linkages and Impacts on Health and Nutrition Outcomes in Rural Ethiopia. Doctoral Thesis at Center for Development Research, University of Bonn.
Vangani, R. Exploring the links and dynamics therein for WATSAN and irrigation agriculture (AG-WATSAN Nexus) for a better nutrition and health outcome Gujarat, India. Doctoral Thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, Center for Development Research, University of Bonn.
Xue, W. Fluctuation and cycle of Pork prices in Sichuan province, China – determinants, impacts on producers, and policy implications. Doctoral Thesis at Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn.
Yvette-Marie Ntrakwah. Assessing the impact of agricultural innovations on smallholder farmers and food security in sub-Saharan Africa. Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn.

Published Doctoral Theses

2016

Afkar, R. 2016. Public Services, Social Protection, and Poverty: Evidence from Indonesia. Doctoral Thesis at Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn. Further Information
Brockhaus, J. 2016. The Role of Storage and Information in Stabilizing Food Prices and Supplies. Thesis at ZEF. http://hss.ulb.uni-bonn.de/2016/4444/4444.htm Further Information
Kihiu, E. 2016. Pastoral Practices, Economics, and Institutions of Sustainable Rangeland Management in Kenya. Doctoral thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. Further Information
Kirui, O. 2016. Economics of Land Degradation, Sustainable Land Management and Poverty. Doctoral Thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, Center for Development Research, University of Bonn. Further Information
Kuusaana, E.. 2016. Large-scale Agricultural Investments in West Africa - Implications for Land Markets and Smallholder Farmers. Doctoral thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. Further Information
Mekonnen, Daniel. A. 2016. Social Interactions, Aspirations, and Agricultural Innovations: Linkages with Income and Food Security in Rural Ethiopia. Doctoral Thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. Further Information
Mujahid, I.. 2016. Assessing the role of trade and reserve cooperation in the food price dynamics: Indonesia in the regional and global economic architecture. Doctoral thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. Further Information
Wambui Njiraini, G. 2016. Water Policy in South Africa: Effects, Impacts, and the associated transaction costs in the Olifants basin. Doctoral Thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. Download [PDF | 46.95KB]
Further Information

2015

Baumgartner, P. 2015. The impact of large-scale land-acquisition in East Africa on poverty reduction and rural economy: Studies from Ethiopia and Uganda. Doctoral thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. Download [DOCX | 10.64KB]
Baumüller, H. 2015. Agricultural Innovation and Service Delivery through Mobile Phones: Analyses in Kenya. Doctoral Thesis at Faculty of Agriculture. University of Bonn Further Information
Haile, M. G. 2015. Volatility of International Food Prices Impacts on Resource Allocation and on Food Supply Response. Doctoral thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. Further Information
Kornher, L.. 2015. Food price volatility: the role of stocks and trade. Doctoral thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. Further Information
Musafiri, I.. 2015. The Determinants of Long-Term Growth in Smallholder Agriculture in Rwanda: An Intergenerational Analysis. Doctoral Thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. Download [PDF | 179.43KB]
Osejo Carrillo, T. 2015. Cost and effectiveness of REDD policies: insights from the Bosawas Biosphere Reserve, Nicaragua. Doctoral thesis at Faculty of Forestry, University of Göttingen. Download [PDF | 54.98KB]
Oskenbayev, Y. 2015. International Analyses of Natural Resource Curse and Kazakhstan’s Related Economic Performance with Special Attention to its Wheat and Energy Sectors. Doctoral thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. Download [DOCX | 12.47KB]
Rahmat, S.. 2015. Global Value Chains and the Role of Innovation for Sustainable Palm Oil: An International Bioeconomy Analysis for Malaysia. Doctoral thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. Download [PDF | 4.17MB]
Rakib, M. 2015. Gender Differentiated Asset Dynamics in Bangladesh: Individual Adaptation and Potential for Group Based Approaches in the Context of Climate Change. Doctoral Thesis at Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn.