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Credit Constraints and Capital Misallocation in Agriculture: Theory and Evidence from Uganda
01/01/2016 - 31/12/2018

In less-developed economies, agriculture employs a large share of the labor force and is responsible for a significant fraction of output, yet is typically characterized by low productivity. A major contributor to low productivity appears to be under investment in...


Policy Design and Evaluation Research in Developing Countries
01/09/2013 - 31/08/2017
Good policy design requires understanding of how agents respond to incentives and how they interact through market andnon-market institutions. New approaches to policy design have recently emerged. These rely on controlled experiments aswell as analysis of natural policy experime...

Changing families and sustainable societies: Policy contexts and diversity over the life course and across generations
01/02/2013 - 31/01/2017
The main objectives of this project are to investigate the diversity of family forms, relationships, and life courses in Europe; to assess the compatibility of existing policies with these changes; and to contribute to evidence-based policy-making. The project will extend our kno...

Network of Excellence in Internet Science
31/12/2011 - 31/05/2015

The goal of EINS is coordinating and integrating European research aimed at achieving a deeper multidisciplinary understanding of the development of the Internet as a societal and technological artefact, whose evolution is increasingly interwined with that of human societies. ...


Actors, Markets, and Institutions in Developing Countries
01/09/2008 - 31/08/2012
Development Economics has seen an explosion of high quality empirical work in the past ten years. But despite the quality of many individual researchers, Europe is lagging behind the US in terms of number of students, faculty, and publications. Remedying this gap is important, no...

Assessing Needs of Care In European Nations
01/01/2009 - 31/08/2012
The large post-war baby boom is now turning into a grandparent boom, putting a triple stress on long-term care (LTC) provisions: increased numbers of elderly, increased survival of these elderly and increased survival of frail, disabled elderly through improved care and health ca...

Reconciling between Work and Welfare Europe
01/10/2006 - 30/09/2011
The paramount objective of RECWOWE is to create a new, tightly integrated and durable European research network capable of overcoming the fragmentation of existing research on questions of work and welfare. RECWOWE will integrate existing research activities on two levels. By ado...

Living independently at home: Reforms in organisation and governance of European home care for elderly and disabled
01/01/2009 - 31/12/2010
The project will identify how 9 European countries have reformed their home help systems for elderly and disabled, by identifying the drivers of changes and responses in the organisation, provision, regulation and quality of home care/help.

Hypotheses are that cross-n...

Civil Society and New Forms of Governance in Europe - The Making of European Citizenship
01/09/2005 - 31/08/2009
The CINEFOGO Network is concerned with the importance of improving citizens' participation in governance. This requires new knowledge on the role of multiple identities, active citizenship and organized civil society. CINEFOGO is a consortium consisting of more than forty univers...


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