03/11/2021 - PhD Defence of Marie Labussière on the Educational Outcome of the Children of Immigrants

03/11/2021 – PhD Defence of Marie Labussière on the Educational Outcome of the Children of Immigrants

Marie Labussière will defend her PhD dissertation “Native born but not yet citizen. Citizenship and educational outcomes of the children of immigrants in the Netherlands” on Wednesday 3 November at 10.00 in the Aula at Minderbroedersberg 4-6.   Her supervisors…

18/10/2021 – PhD Defence: A Multidimensional Perspective on Education in Developing Countries

Michelle S. M. Momo, The aim of this thesis is to increase knowledge on educational outcomes in low income and lower-middle-income countries by examining the intergenerational correlation of education in multiple dimensions, given the complexity inherent in the concept and…

25/06/2021 – PhD Defence: Essays on Conflict-Induced Displacement and Gender in Colombia

Eliana Rubiano, UNU-MERIT Conflict-induced displacement is associated with shifts that may have differential impacts on women and men. These shifts include the loss of assets and livelihoods, lack of opportunities, among others. This dissertation applies a gender lens to the…

25/06/2021 – PhD Defence on Poverty Dynamics and Changes in Household Structures in Situations of Conflict-Induced Displacement: Evidence from Longitudinal Data in Colombia

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10/06/2021 – PhD Defence on Unveiling the determinants of scientific productivity in middle-income countries: An economics of science perspective

Lorena Rivera Leon, UNU-MERIT The thesis aims to understand the role of scientists and scientific communities in the process of knowledge creation by looking at scientific productivity, its determinants, and effects at the individual level, and the macro level, in…

Online PhD Defence Inge Hooijen: Place attractiveness. A study of the determinants playing a role in residential settlement behaviour

On Friday 5 February 2021 at 10:00, Inge Hooijen will defend her PhD with the title “Place attractiveness: A study of the determinants playing a role in residential settlement behaviour”. The aim of this dissertation is to create more insight into various factors that…

04/11: Online PhD Defence Merve Özer: Essays on drivers and long-term impact of migration

On Wednesday 4 November, at 12:00 o’clock, Merve Özer will defend her PhD titled “Essays on drivers and long-term impact of migration”.

Online PhD Defence Elaine Lebon-McGregor: International Organizations and Global Migration Governance

Elaine Lebon-McGregor, UNU-MERIT Recent years have seen migration rise to the top of political agendas around the world. In December 2018 states adopted two Global Compacts, one on migration and one on refugees, establishing roadmaps for the future of international…

PhD Defence Joan van Geel on 9 May

PhD Defence Joan van Geel on 9 May

Joan van Geel will defend her PhD dissertation ‘Being Mobile, Becoming Educated’ in the Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, on Thursday 9 May 2019 at 10.00. You are cordially invited to attend the defence. Joan’s supervisors are Prof Valentina Mazzucato and Prof…

Jennifer Waidler’s PhD Defense

Next Thursday 4 October, the PhD candidate Jennifer Waidler will defend her doctoral thesis, under the title: “Social Assistance and Remittances and Their Role in the Fight Against Poverty”. The defense will take place at 4 pm, at the Aula van…