University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Economics

Building Resilience to Climate Change in Ethiopia

Project summary This project is a collaborative research project between the Development Economics Research Group and the Ethiopian Development Research Institute. It will compare and evaluate the drivers of resilience to climate change examinin ...

REintegration through Active Labour Market reforms

Prioritizing an inclusive growth agenda, the Government of Myanmar is highlighting a well-functioning and sufficiently regulated labour market as a key element for success. It has therefore set in motion a myriad of labour market initiatives with the ...

Domestic Violence and Intra-household bargaining

Abstract: Violence against women is a serious problem in many developing countries, and Tanzania has a higher than average of prevalence of violence against women compared to other Sub-Saharan countries. There are both equity and efficiency r ...

What Is In It for Me? – A Case Study of Land Tenure Systems In Suburban Maputo

Abstract: With an outset in existing studies pointing to increasing tenure insecurity in an informal settlement in Mozambique’s capital Maputo, this thesis explores to whether increased tenure insecurity increases the demand for land righ ...

Employment generation and labour market regulation: A case study of Viet Nam

The overall objective of the research project is to contribute to a better understanding of the relationship between labour market regulation, wages and employment. The project is based mostly on survey data of small and medium manufacturing fi ...

Economic Governance and Development in Vietnam and Mozambique

This research programme is an inquiry into: (i) why two developing countries, Vietnam and Mozambique, have achieved exceptionally high and consistent annual rates of economic progress for more than 15 years, (ii) whether the benefits of growth were ... Project Completion Report: The Economic Governance and Development in Vietnam and Mozambique research program was an inquiry into (i) why two developing countries, Vietnam and Mozambique, have achieved exceptionally high and consistent annual ...