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Dipl.-Ök. Britta Niklas

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Coordinator South African German Centre for Development Research; Coordinator Erasmus Mundus Project EUSA_ID

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Institute of Development Research and Development Policy
Ruhr-University Bochum
Universitätsstr. 105, Room 2.15
44789 Bochum
Germany

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Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-25148

Fax: +49 (0)234 / 32-14294

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Consulting Hours: Monday 10:00 - 12:00 h


Education


  • Masters in Economics and Business Administration (Diplom-Ökonomin) from Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany;
  • Training as a Moderator from the Center of Professional Training of Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany

Fields of Expertise


Microeconomics, Applied Microeconomics: Wine Economics, Growth and Development Economics, Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation of Development Projects; Climate Change; Applied Panel Data Analysis; Hedonic Models

Publications & Conference Papers


Publications

  • (2017): with Karl Storchmann & Nick Vink: Fairtrade Wine Price Dispersion in the United Kingdom, in: Journal of Wine Economics, Volume 12/2017, No. 4, pp. 446-456
  • (2017): Impact of Annual Weather Fluctuations on Wine Production in Germany, in: Journal of Wine Economics, Volume 12/2017, No. 4, pp. 436-445
  • (1999) Sektorinvestmentprogramm Landwirtschaft: PROAGRI, Veröffentlichung im Rahmen des "SIP Papier Mosambik" für die GTZ, Eschborn 1999.
  • (1999) Sektorinvestmentprogramm Gesundheit: HSRP, Veröffentlichung im Rahmen des "SIP Papier Mosambik" für die GTZ, Eschborn 1999.
  • (1999) Sektorinvestmentprogramm Bildung: ESSP, Veröffentlichung im Rahmen des "SIP Papier Mosambik" für die GTZ, Eschborn 1999.
  • (1999) Sektorinvestmentprogramme, Veröffentlichung im Rahmen des "SIP Papier Mosambik" für die GTZ, Eschborn 1999.
  • (1999) Fazit und Empfehlungen aus der bisherigen deutschen TZ in Mosambik bis heute, Veröffentlichung im Rahmen des „GTZ-Strategiepapier Mosambik" für die GTZ, Maputo / Mozambique 1999.
  • (1998) Krisenprävention und Konfliktbearbeitung in der Entwicklungszusammenarbeit: Das Beispiel des Integrierten Ernährungssicherungsprogramms Sofala, Mosambik, Veröffentlichung für die GTZ, Eschborn 1998.

Conference Papers

  • Annual weather changes and wine prices of German wines – a hedonic pricing model (together with Wolfram Rinke). Paper presented at the 11th Annual Meeting of the AAWE in Padua, Italy, 2017
  • Impact of annual weather changes on yields and the distribution of grape varieties in different wine regions of South Africa (together with Nick Vink). Paper presented at the 10th Annual Meeting of the AAWE in Bordeaux, France, 2016
  • Impact of annual weather changes on output, quality and profits of wine producers in Germany. Paper presented at the 9th Annual Meeting of the AAWE in Mendoza, Argentina, 2015
  • Fairtrade Wine Prices of South African Wines (together with Karl Storchmann and Nick Vink). Paper presented at the 6th Annual Meeting of the AAWE in Princeton, New Jersey, USA, 2012
  • Is there a price premium on South African BEE wines in South Africa and Europe? (together with Karl Storchmann and Nick Vink). Paper presented at the 5th Annual Meeting of the AAWE in Bozen, Italy, 2011.

Mentoring (Master in Development Management)

  • Hussen, Amir (2018): The impact of the productive safety net program (PSNP) on food (in)security: The Case of Selti Woreda, Ethiopia
  • Ortiz, Karen (2018): The other side of gender: Involving men in gender equality – A study from public middle and high schools in Huila, Colombia
  • Lammers, Franziska (2016): "Because it trains my mind" – Assessing the Cognitive and Scholastic Effects of Chess Instruction in Primary Schools of the Soweto Township, South Africa
  • Fusenig, Mirjam (2016): Why do wine producers seek Fairtrade certification? Perspectives from the Western Cape Province, South Africa
  • Rubina Devrikyan (2014): Impact of Participation on Rural Development in Armenia
  • Solveig Gleser (2014): The Irrigation and Poverty Nexus. A Case Study on the Effects of Micro-Irrigation on Poverty Alleviation in the Rural Western Hills of Nepal
  • Collins Yeboah (2014): Participation as a Means of Poverty Reduction: A Case Study of Boabeng Fiema Monkey's Sanctuary, Ghana
  • Abisha Damba (2012): The Impact of the Humanitarian Accountability Partnership (HAP) Framework on Beneficiary Participation in Aid Projects: A Case Study of a Humanitarian Aid Project in Zimbabwe
  • Isaac Kwesi Eweh (2012): "Impact of the Ghana School Feeding Programme on Poverty Reduction: A Case Study in the Three Northern Regions of the Country
  • Pocut Ismyati Vonda (2012): The Impact of Community Empowerment on the Income Situation of Project Beneficiaries. A Case Study: Skills Training Project in South Aceh District, Aceh Province, Indonesia
  • Kruja, Edlira (2010): The Impact of Infrastructure and Human Capital on Foreign Direct Investment: A Comparison of two Albanian Regions
  • Bayor, Isaac (2009): The influence of community participation on the benefits of development projects: A Case Study of the Community Based Empowerment Project in Ghana

How to contact us

Institute of Development Research and Development Policy
Ruhr University Bochum

Room 2.04
Universitaetsstr. 105
D-44789 Bochum

E-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Phone:   +49-(0)234 / 32-22418
or   32-22243
Fax:   +49-(0)234 / 32-14-294

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Raffael Beier: Towards a New Perspective on the Role of the City in Social Movements. Urban Policy after the 'Arab Spring', in: City, 22 (2018) 2, pp. 220-235

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IEE on Tour

June 08 - July 15:
Ruth Knoblich
at Cape Town and Pretoria / South Africa, for lecturing in the MADM Programme; field research; and attending a conference

June 16 - 24:
Dr. Tobias Thürer
at Cape Town University / South Africa, for the 5th International Climate Change Adaptation Conference

June 25 - 26:
Zena Mouawad
at the German Development Institute (DIE), Bonn/Germany, attending the 2nd International Research and Policy Workshop on Migration and Development: "Forced Migration Process: trends, concepts and patterns"

June 25 - 30:
Raffael Beier
at the National Distance Education University (UNED), Madrid/Spain, participating in the ESA RN 37 III. Midterm Conference "Inequality and uncertainty: current challenges for cities" (presenting 'Pictures of Contrast – Casablanca's Tramway between Urban Inclusion and Exclusion')

IEE on Field Research

Anne Siebert has a research stay at the International Institute for Social Studies, The Hague/Netherlands, from May to June 2018.