Prize Winners 2022

Young Researcher
Name and affiliationDissertation
1st Prize: Gerrit Gonschorek (PhD at University of Freiburg)“The Political Economy of Intergovernmental Transfers: Why Institutional Design Matters – Evidence from Decentralized Indonesia”
2nd Prize: Pallavi Rajkhowa (PhD at University of Bonn)“Personalized digital extension services, electronic marketplaces, and mobile phones: Implications of digital technology on rural development in India”
3rd Prize: Carsten Mildner (PhD at University of Bayreuth)“DEAF-DEAF-DIFFERENT. Ambiguities of being deaf in Benin”

The research price was awarded at the annual conference of the Research Group on Development Economics of the German Economic Association in June 2022 in Stuttgart-Hohenheim.

Additional information (in German) is available on the KfW website: KfW und Verein für Socialpolitik verleihen Nachwuchsförderpreis für Entwicklungsforschung | KfW.

Prize Committee

Gregor Dobler (University of Freiburg),
Andreas Fuchs (University of Goettingen),
Michael Grimm (University of Passau),
Ulrike Grote (University of Hannover)
Javier Revilla Diez (University of Cologne),
KfW Development Bank.

Left to right: Michael Grimm (Chairman of the Research Group on Development Economics), Carsten Mildner (3rd Prize), Tim Heinemann (KfW), Gerrit Gonschorek (1st Prize). Pallavi Rajkhowa (2nd Prize) is missing.


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