Research programme on the effects of privately managed cash transfers in Africa receives 12 million DKK
The research programme ’CASH-IN: Privately managed cash transfers in Africa’, which is led by Associate Professor Lars Buur from Roskilde University, has received the grant from Danida.
A Middle East researcher shows us the revolutionaries of the past
Sune Haugbølle is using new sources and a large number of interviews with key persons who have so far kept silent about their past to investigate the connections between the Danish and Arab left-wing parties in the 1960s and 70s. The research can help us better understand the contemporary political activists in the Middle East.
Research programme on inclusive growth in the Ethiopian apparel export sector receives approximately 10 million DKK
The research programme ’Decent Work and GVC-based Industrialization in Ethiopia’, which is led by professor (MSO) Lindsay Whitfield from Roskilde University, has received the grant from Danida.
White begpackers are also begging because they are in need
Caucasian begpackers are described in South and East Asian media as privileged parasites on society. However, a new study reveals that the travellers are a heterogenous group that makes money on the street both because they want to and because they have to.
Public service entry examinations ward off unethical behaviour
Decision makers wantíng to reduce unethical behaviour among employees in the state administrations of some of the world’s poorest countries ought to increase the focus on how employees are hired and dismissed. That is the conclusion from a researcher in HR administration in the public sector based on a new study.
Ethiopia is unique in a varied economic landscape in Africa
Ethiopia has particularly good prospects for economic growth in an Africa, where the image is more nuanced than it was previously described, says Associate Professor Lindsay Whitfield.
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