Year: 2016

What are the political orders put in place by rebel movements and how do they influence the post-war state formation?
To what extend do information and communicaton technologies contribute to sustainable macroeconomic development? What is the influence of foreign investment?
What are the key parameters of the asylum process that affect the subsequent integration of refugees?
What is the contribution of skilled migrants to the innovation capacity of the host country?
What are the legal obligations to protect and assist persons with disabilities during conflict and what are the policies and practices required to put these obligations into effect?
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?
What are the environmental, health and regulatory dimensions of pesticide use in agriculture in low- and middle-income countries?
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?
This project engages in a comparative enquiry into the triple dynamics of race, space and “illegality” in the reproduction