Discipline: Political Economy

What are the effects of the financialisation of the commodity trading on local lives and what are the policy recommendations to be drawn for Swiss and international regulatory actors?
What are the specific needs of users, especially women, with regard to water, sanitation and hygiene service provisions in public health facilities in India and Uganda?
What are the recent trends of non-core multilateral aid ? To what extent do they threaten aid effectiveness through an increased fragmentation and proliferation of funds ?
What role can product development partnerships play in order to improve access to medicines for neglected diseases?
What are the patterns and impacts on the development of return skilled migration and how can the potential of scientific diasporas best be exploited for development?
How can a capability based approach help explain the widening gap in development and what insights can be derived to combat poverty efficiently?
How do developing countries set priorities and define realistically achievable goals within the millennium development goals?
What are the linkages between climate change, economic growth and conflict?
How can developing countries compensate for their limited power resources by deploying successful strategies in the context of climate change compensation negotiations?
What are the roles played by migrant organisations in the context of transnational Senegalese migration, integration and development?