Økonomisk Eksploratorium series

On 24 October, DERG contributed to the series ‘Økonomisk Eksploratorium’ hosted by the Department of Economics and Politrådet. On this occasion, DERG staff introduced undergraduate students from the University of Copenhagen to the courses on Development Economics at the Department of Economics and the Faculty of Social Sciences MSc in Global Development.

Participants also had the opportunity to learn about DERG ‘s current research projects and research themes. The event was held on the United Nations Day where celebrations took place on across the world with a focus on the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).


Part I


Finn Tarp


Stockholm Statement


John Rand

Strukturel transformation 2.0 (eller 3.0 eller 4.0)


Thomas Markussen

Økonomisk udvikling og god regeringsførelse


Pablo Selaya

The abandonment of violence against women: Experimental evidence from Tanzania

Part II

Poster session 17:00 - 18:00

Henrik Hansen

Effekten af tropiske storme: Tyfonen Damrey I Vietnam, 2005

Ines Ferreira

An empirical analysis of state fragility and Growth: The impact of state ineffectiveness and political violence

Tseday Mekasha

Building resilience to climate change in Ethiopia: Exploring options for action

Paolo Falco

Can we help young workers find better jobs? Running experiments to understand what works

Coffee break and networking