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SNF geförderte Forschungsprojekte

Forschende unseres Departments erhielten kürzlich Projektförderung des Schweizerischen Nationalfonds (SNF). UBS Foundation Professorin Dina Pomeranz hat eine SNF-Projektförderung erhalten. Sie wird zum Thema : "Firms, Workers, and Collective Bargaining in Switzerland" forschen. Das Vorhaben läuft bis 2028. David Yanagizawa-Drott, Professor of Development and Emerging Markets und affilierter Professor am UBS Center, hat eine SNF-Projektförderung erhalten. Er wird zum Thema: "Reducing Gender Gaps in Credit Markets: Generating Evidence from 7 Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa". Das Vorhaben läuft bis 2028.

Apr 2024
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Small loans can help people establish and expand their small businesses. A field study in Ghana has now revealed that men ask for and receive more money from microcredit companies than women. However, if women are better informed, they are more likely to apply for higher amounts.

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Small loans can help people establish and expand their small businesses. A field study in Ghana has now revealed that men ask for and receive more money from microcredit companies than women. However, if women are better informed, they are more likely to apply for higher amounts.

Apr 2024
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The Swiss Federal Council and Parliament want to fund aid to Ukraine directly from the development cooperation budget. This would have devastating consequences on the world's poorest countries, explains UBS Foundation Professor Dina Pomeranz in a NZZ guest commentary.

Apr
 
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The Swiss Federal Council and Parliament want to fund aid to Ukraine directly from the development cooperation budget. This would have devastating consequences on the world's poorest countries, explains UBS Foundation Professor Dina Pomeranz in a NZZ guest commentary.

Apr 2024
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Lorenzo Casaburi is joining the UBS Center as UBS Foundation Associate Professor of Development Economics. Professor Casaburi studies economic development in sub-Saharan Africa, with a focus on agricultural markets. His research combines extensive fieldwork, rigorous identification methods, and insights from behavioral economics, industrial organization, and contract theory. In this interview, he talks about his passion for his work and about the challenges and opportunities of conducting research in sub-Saharan Africa.

Apr
 
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Lorenzo Casaburi is joining the UBS Center as UBS Foundation Associate Professor of Development Economics. Professor Casaburi studies economic development in sub-Saharan Africa, with a focus on agricultural markets. His research combines extensive fieldwork, rigorous identification methods, and insights from behavioral economics, industrial organization, and contract theory. In this interview, he talks about his passion for his work and about the challenges and opportunities of conducting research in sub-Saharan Africa.

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