Executive Committee

Please see the organisation chart and the constitution about the structure and responsibilities of the Executive Committee.

Country Representatives

Doris Bauer (Austria)

Programme officer, Commission for Development Research (KEF)

Commission for Development Research
Ebendorferstraße 7
1010 Vienna
Tel.: +43 1 534 08 424

Nadia Molenaers (Belgium)

Professor, University of Antwerp, Institute of Development Policy and Management (IOB)

Profile of Nadia Molenaers

Research interests: aid and political conditionalities, aid and domestic accountability, use and shifts in aid modalities; NGOs and autonomy, aid dependence, aid fragmentation, co-funding (reforms), NGO partnerships.

Lange Sint-Annastraat 7
2000 Antwerpen
Tel.: +3232655932

Petr Pavlik (Czech Republic)

Assistant Professor in Development Economics, at the Department of the World Economy, University of Economics, Prague

Researcher at the Institute of International Relations, Prague

Research interests: Development Economics, Human Development Issues, Impact of Globalization on Developing Countries, the Role of the EU in Development Cooperation

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University of Economics, Faculty of International Relations
Nám. W. Churchilla 4
130 67 PRAHA 3
Czech Republic
Tel: 42-224-095111
Fax: 42-224-218132

Peter Kragelund (Denmark)

Head of Department, Associate Professor, Roskilde University

Research areas: Industrial development, Development economics and planning, Developing countries

The Department of Society and Globalisation
Universitetsvej 1
Building: 24.2
DK-4000 Roskilde
Tel: 4674-3335

Tiina Kontinen (Finland)

Postdoctoral research fellow in Development Studies, University of Helsinki

University Lecturer at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland Research interests: Civil Society and NGOs in Development especially in Tanzania, the Dynamics of Collaboration in North-South Relationships and Evaluation Methodologies

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Department of Social Sciences and Philosophy
University of Jyväskylä
P.O. Box 3540014
University of Jyväskylä
Tel: 358-40-485 6718

Anne le Naëlou (France)

Sociologist, lecturer and Director of the Institute (Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne Institute of Economic and Social Studies - IEDES) and  researcher in the Development and Societies Paris1/IRD Research Unit

Research Interests: sociologic study of the EU aid, expertise and processes of NGOs' professionalization and reflection on qualification and measurement processes in crisis' contexts.

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Université de Paris I
Panthéon Sorbonne, Rue Malher, 9
F - 75004 Paris
Tel: 353-21-490-3478
Fax: 353-21-4903358

Jörg Faust (Germany)

Director, German Institute for Development Evaluation (DEval)

Seminars on Development Cooperation & Political Transformation, University of Duisburg

Research interests: Political Institutions and Economic Development, Political Economy of Democratisation and Decentralization, the Political Economy of Foreign Aid, Comparative Methods & Evaluation

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German Institute for Development Evaluation

Fritz-Schäffer-Str. 26
53113 Bonn
Tel: +49-228-336907-902

Louka Katseli (Greece)

Professor of Economics at the University of Athens

Former Greek Minister of Economy, Shipping and Competitiveness.

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University of Athen
8 Pesmazoglou street
10559 Athens
Tel: +30-210-3626187
Fax: +30-210-3603558

Imre Levai (Hungary)

Scientific Advisor at the Institute for Political Science, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Professor and Chair of EU Studies, Director of International Studies MA Programme, King Sigismund College, Budapest

King Sigismund College
Kelta utca 2
1039 Budapest
Tel: 36-1-2246700-240
Fax: 36-1-4547623

Edward Lahiff (Ireland)

Lecturer in International Development, University College Cork, Department Food Business and Development

Research interests: Rural Development, Land Tenure, Poverty and Hunger, Particularly in Africa

Profile of Edward Lahiff

University College Cork
Tel: 353-21-490-3478

Elisabetta Basile (Italy)

Professor of Applied Economics Sapienza Università di Roma

Research Interests: North-South Relationships; Poverty and Development; Women and Development; Rural Economy and Rural Development; Capital Accumulation and Growth; South Asian Development and Change.

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Sapienza Università di Roma, Department of Economics and Law
Via del Castro Laurenciano
00161 Roma
Tel: 36-06-49766984
Fax: 39-06-4452241

Stefano Moncada (Malta)

Assistant Lecturer and Researcher in Development Economics and European Studies at the Institute for European Studies, University of Malta.

Research interests: Foreign Aid, Climate Change Adaptation, Adaptive Capacity, Impact Evaluation Assessments, Least Developed Countries, Small Island Developing States.

Profile of Stefano Moncada

University of Malta
P.O. Box 422
VLT 07 Valetta
Tel: 356-23-403095
Fax: 356-21-336450

Kees Biekart (Netherlands)

Associate Professor in Political Sociology, International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) Erasmus University Rotterdam

Area of expertise: NGOs, civic engagement, social movements, civil society, in particular in relation to Latin America; participatory action research techniques.

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International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) Erasmus University Rotterdam
P.O. Box 29776
2502 LT The Hague
Tel: 31-70-4260566
Fax: 31-70-4260799

Darley Jose Kjosavik (Norway)

Professor, Department of International Environment and Development Studies (Noragric), Norwegian University of Life Sciences

Research interests: Political economy of development with special reference to marginalised social groups, gender and development, conflict and development, political economy of environment and development, climate change and development, property rights issues

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Norwegian University of Life Sciences
P.O. Box 5003
NO-1432 Aas
Tel: 47-64-965200
Fax: 47-64-965201

Katarzyna Jarecka-Stępień (Poland)

Researcher, Department of European Studies, Cracow University of Economics

Research interests: Development aid politics, Development aid - new donors from Central Eastern Europe, Political and social transformation in the context of development aid

Katedra Studiów Europejskich
Uniwersytet Ekonomiczny w Krakowie
ul. Rakowicka 27
31-510 Kraków

Simona Moagar Poladian (Romania)

Managing Director and Senior Research Fellow  at the Institute for World Economy, Romanian Academy

Research interests: European monetary policy; EU enlargement; constitutional and institutional EU’s reform; international financial crises; trade flows in the new EU member states; financial management.

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Institute for World Economy (IWE),
Romanian Academy
Calea 13 Septembrie 13
Sector 5
Bucharest, 050711
Tel: 40-21-3182455

Dejan Eric (Serbia)

Director of the Institute of Economic Sciences, Serbia

Professor at Belgrade Banking Academy

Research interest: Business economics, Growth and development of enterprises, Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Restructuring

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Institute of Economic Sciences, Serbia
Zmaj Jovina 12
11000 Belgrade
Tel: 381-11-2623-055
Fax: 381-11181471

Bostjan Udovic (Slovenia)

Assistant Professor in Diplomacy at the Department of International Relations, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana

Research interests: development economics, IPE, economic diplomacy, international development cooperation.

Profile of Bostjan Udovic

University of Economics, Faculty of International Relations
Kardeljeva ploscad 5
Tel: 386-1-5805-255
Fax: 386-1-5805-109

Sergio Tezanos Vazquez (Spain)

President, Spanish Network of Development Studies

Research fellow and deputy-director, Iberoamerican Centre of Internacional Co-operation, University of Cantabria

Associate professor, Department of Economics, University of Cantabria

Research interests: Aid effectiveness & allocation; Political economy of foreign aid for development; Development studies

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Catedra de Cooperación Internacional y con Iberoamérica, COIBA
E.T.S Caminos, Canales y Puertos CDTUC
39005 Santander
Tel: 34-942-20-22-47
Fax: 34-942-20-17-03

Anders Themnér (Sweden)

Assistant Professor, Department of Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala University

Research Areas: Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR); ex-combatant violence; informal military networks in post-conflict societies; conflict resolution; peacebuilding; Republic of Congo (Brazzaville) and West Africa.

Teaching Areas: Conflict resolution and peacebuilding

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Uppsala University
P.O. Box 514
SE-751 20 Uppsala
Phone: +46(0)18 471 71 75
Fax: +46 (0)18 69 51 02

Gilles Carbonnier (Switzerland)

Professor of development economics, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

Editor-in-chief, International Development Policy / Revue internationale de politique de développement

President, Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action (CERAH)

Research interests: energy, extractive resources and development; multi-stakeholder governance regimes; international development cooperation; humanitarian studies; war economies

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Institut de Hautes Etudes Internationales et du Développement
20 rue Rothschild
Tel: 41-229084506
Fax: 41-22-9086262

Meltem A. Aran (Turkey)

Founding Director of the Development Analytics, Istanbul

Research interests: Poverty, gender, education, health, social protection, children’s outcomes, applied microeconometrics, impact evaluation methods, Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Middle East, East Asia.

Profile of Meltem A. Aran

Development Analytics
31 Mektep Sokak Emirgan Sariyer
34467 Istanbul
Tel: 90-32-7917097

Laura Camfield (United Kingdom)

Senior Lecturer, School of International Development University of East Anglia

Research focus: exploring, measuring and understanding subjective well-being in developing countries; studying experiences of poverty and resilience using qualitative and mixed methods approaches; children and young people.

Profile of Laura Camfield

School of International Development University of East Anglia, Norwich
Norwich Research Park
Norwich NR4 7TJ
Tel: 44-1603-591885
Fax: 44-1603-459199


Isa Baud

Professor, University of Amsterdam (UvA)

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Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Nieuwe Achtergracht 166
1018 WV Amsterdam
The Netherlands
Phone: 31-20-5254067
Fax: 31-20-5254051

Other Members

Jürgen Wiemann

Economist, Bonn/Germany

Research interests: Globalisation, International Trade, Trade policy, WTO and Developing Countries, Trade and Environment

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German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)

Dubravka Jurlina Alibegovic

Minister of public administration

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Ministry of public administration
Maksimirska 63
10000 Zagreb

Marianne Millstein

Researcher, Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research (NIBR)

Research interests: Democratisation, Town development, Citizenship, Civil Society, Social and political movements, Governance, Political Participation, Southern Africa, South Africa

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Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research
Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences
P.O. Box 4 St. Olavs plass
N-0130 OSLO
Tel.: +47 67 23 56 78

Chief Editor EJDR

Spencer Henson

Professorial Fellow, Institute of Development Studies

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Institute of Development Studies
University of Sussex
United Kingdom