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Kyrgyzstan Project: Second wave of the survey

The project Economic Transformation, Household Behavior and Well-Being in Central Asia: The Case of Kyrgyzstan started in 2010 and aims to collect panel survey data in Kyrgyzstan, to investigate well-being and household behaviour in this country, and to improve research capacity within the Central Asian region. Currently, members of the project team are in Kyrgyzstan to prepare the second wave of the ...

12.08.2011
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PiraT is the BMBF project of the month June

The project PiraT (Piracy and Maritime Terrorism as a Challenge for Maritime Trade Security: Indicators, Perceptions and Options for Action) was declared BMBF project of the month June. PiraT aims to provide a forum in which representatives of politics, business and academia can exchange views and share knowledge on maritime trade security. These exchanges will serve as case studies for examining and ...

12.08.2011
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3. Preis - Yourtopia - Development beyond GDP

Together with the Open Knowledge Foundation, Guo Xu won the third prize at the Worldbank competition "Apps for Development". Their interactive app allows you to sum up human development according to your own criteria and, through a short quiz, choose how important different dimensions of development are to you. You can then participate in constructing a multiple-dimension index of human development. ...

12.08.2011
Interview

Media Coverage

Anja Shortland und Olaf de Groot in the Economist ("Brigands seeking harbours: Why pirates like a little law and order")Tilman Brück in the Handelsblatt ("Warum Al Kaida ein florierendes Terror-Unternehmen bleibt")

12.08.2011
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New project on Kyrgyzstan launched in September

The Project "Economic Transformation, Household Behaviour and Well-Being in Central Asia: The Case of Kyrgyzstan" funded by the Volkswagen Foundation has been launched in September 2009. The aim of the project is to extend the available knowledge about the socio-economic processes in Kyrgyzstan and Central Asia and improve research capacity (concerning both methodology and analysis) within ...

15.09.2009
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Special issue of "Journal of Peace Research" on the "Micro-Level Analysis of Violent Conflict" published

Just published: special issue on the "Micro-Level Analysis of Violent Conflict" of the "Journal of Peace Research" guest-edited by Philip Verwimp, Tilman Brück and Patricia Justino. For further information, see Sage Publications website and HiCN website.

15.09.2009
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