Discipline: Economics

What are the consumption patterns of the growing middle classes in emerging countries? What are the environmental and social impacts of these practices? How can more sustainable consumption pathways be reached?
What are the challenges of the gig economy in terms of social dialogue and workers’ protection?
What are the complex relationships between Schistosomiasis, agricultural production, and migration in an African context?
How can livelihoods of smallholder coffee farmers in Colombia and Bolivia be improved through the scaling-up to high-quality coffee products?
What are the challenges of infertility in terms of public health concerns and social marginalisation in resource-poor settings in Nepal and India?
What are the effects of Social Impact Bonds on the social service programs they finance?
How do green public spaces meet the human needs and contribute to the societal wellbeing in urban settings and according to cultural context and across social groups?
To what extent do institutional reforms and participation mechanism increase the external stakeholder input in formal and informal governance arrangements?
Why was no multilateral regulation against capital flight and international tax evasion implemented between 1945 and 1970?
What are the effects of different types of trade policy measures on global food price volatility and what local, alternative measures can be adopted to foster food security in volatile global markets?