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Paper published “Copying informal institutions”

My paper “Copying informal institutions: the role of British colonial officers during the decolonization of British Africa” is now available as First View at the Journal of Institutional Economics. I argue that availability of British personnel in African colonies before … Continue reading

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Visitor at the SOM Research Institute at the University of Groningen

I have started my stay at the SOM Research Institute in Groningen. I am very grateful to Prof. Robbert Maseland for the invitation and the team of SOM Research Institute for their friendly welcome. I plan to submit an ERC Starter Grant here … Continue reading

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Project VOICES: Second round of interviews has started

Project VOICES has started its second and final round of interviews with about 100 former colonial officers who served in the British Empire between 1949 and 1993.  Learn more about Project VOICES Listen to bits of an interview

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Book chapter published “Colonial Bureaucrats, Transplants, and Development”

The article “Colonial Bureaucrats, Institutional Transplants, and Development in the 20th Century” explains the connection between British colonial adminstration in the 20th century and development today. It was published in the new series “Administory”, an online magazine, which takes an … Continue reading

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Visitor at the Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy in Warwick

I have started my stay at the University of Warwick, Department of Economics. I am very grateful to Prof. Sharun Mukand for the invitation and the team of CAGE (Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy) for their friendly … Continue reading

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FWF Erwin Schrödinger Fellowship awarded

I have been awarded a 36 months Erwin Schrödinger Fellowship. For a start it will take me to the  University of Warwick, more specifically to the Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE) from March 2016 to August … Continue reading

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Paper 2014 shortlisted for the 2015 Elinor Ostrom Price

I am honored to announce that my 2014 paper “When do institutional transfers work? The relation between institutions, culture and the transplant effect: the case of Bornu in north-eastern Nigeria.” has been shortlisted for the 2015 Elinor Ostrom Price. The … Continue reading

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Max Kade Fellowship awarded

I am very grateful to the Max Kade Foundation in New York and the Austrian Academy of Science in Vienna for having granted me this prestigious fellowship. It will allow me spend a year of research at the Institute for … Continue reading

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Visitor at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton

I have arrived at the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) in Princeton, where I will do research as a Visitor at the School of Social Science (Prof. Dani Rodrik). From September 2014 to August 2015 you can contact me directly … Continue reading

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Paper accepted “The Effects of Shareholders’ Agreement Binding Provisions on Firm Value”

Our paper “The Effects of Shareholders’ Agreement Binding Provisions on Firm Value” was accepted for publication at the RAE (Revista de Administração de Empresas – Journal of Business Administration). I am a co-author together with Luiz Ricardo Kabbach de Castro … Continue reading

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