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2012-2013

Supervisor Teaching Assistant Student Topic

Prof. Swinnen

Andrea Guariso Krista Keller Impact of EU policies on food and nutritional security in developing countries
Prof. Swinnen Jeroen Schokkaert Axel Lanneau Cultural differences in Football: Evidence from the FIFA World Cup
Prof. Swinnen

Olivia Riera & Liesbeth Coolen

Charles-Henri Deprez
The Argentine economy under pressure: How would a devaluation affect the agricultural sector? Evidence from the fruit sector
Prof. Casini   Lien Buts The impact of Microfinance on Poverty Reduction
Prof. Casini   Vincent Schryvers The economics of Rating Agencies
Dr. Anneleen Vandeplas   Astrid Sneyers Girl Power in India: The Impact of Female Participation in Dairy Production

 

 

2011-2012

 

Supervisor Teaching Assistant Student Topic

Prof. Swinnen

Dr. Anneleen Vandeplas Shanqing Du
Happiness and income growth:
evidence from rural India
Prof. Swinnen Koen Deconinck Sophie Soete
Replication of “The Spirit Level”
by Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett
Prof. Swinnen

Jeroen Schokkaert

Ellen Joly
Een economische analyse naar het marktpotentieel van
voetbalclub Oud-Heverlee Leuven (OHL) in Wallonie
Prof. Swinnen Kristine Van Herck Andrei Kononenko
CAP direct payments and rent extraction by land owners:
evidence from EU New Member States
Prof. Casini   Oana Horvath
The economics of rating agencies:
a theoretical approach
Prof. Casini   Valentin Giffroid
The economics of rating agencies:
an empirical approach
Prof. Casini   Elise De Meyer Social and financial rating for Microfinance Institutions
Prof.Verpoorten   Bart Vanderlee De krantenmarkt in Afrika
Dr. Berlinschi  

Joachim Vandercasteelen

The impact of migrants on foreign aid allocation
Dr. Berlinschi  
Enola Shytaj
The links between foreign aid and immigration policies
Dr. De Luca   Pawel Charasz Natural resources and civil war in Africa

 

 

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2010-2011

 

 

Supervisor

Teaching Assistant

Student Topic
Prof. Swinnen   Nils de Neuborg
The economics of Islamic banking
Prof. Swinnen   Hanne Flachet
Welfare implications of dairy production in A.P. (South-India): A micro-econometric analysis
Prof. Swinnen

Kristine Van Herck

Andrei Kononenko
CAP direct payments and rent extraction by land owners:
evidence from EU New Member States
Prof. Swinnen Liesbeth Colen Hanna Pieters Standards and rural poverty: Evidence from Senegal
Prof. Swinnen   Griet Van de Voorde The economics of banning child labor
Prof. Swinnen Liesbeth Colen Nele Warrinnier Female employment and bargaining power in rural Senegal
Prof. Swinnen   Leen Wyckmans Wage employment and credit in rural Senegal
Prof. Swinnen   Ryan Vermeulen From commons to commodity: Public versus private exploitation of drinking water services in the Mekong regio
Prof. Swinnen   Thomas Debandt Toewijzingscriteria voor bilaterale hulp
Prof. Swinnen   Matthias Valkeniers Zimbabwe's rise and fall: A political economy perspective
Prof. Casini   Nik Stoop
The social impact of microfinance
Prof. Casini  

Laurence Debeuckelaere

The economics of credit bureaus
Prof. Casini   Pieter D'haese The social impact of microfinance
Prof. Casini   Lisa Van den Bunder Topics on financial literacy
Prof. Verpoorten   Elena Briones Alonse The tragedy of the commons: Evidence from Benin’s fishery sector
Prof. Verpoorten   Emma Janssen Activity portfolio choice in the face of natural resource degradation: Evidence from Benin
Prof. Verpoorten  
Bart Vanderlee
The newspaper market in Africa
Prof. Verpoorten   Liesbeth Van Meulder Gewelddadig conflict en sociaal kapitaal: Boerengroeperingen in Rwanda

 

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