Centre on Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding (CCDP), Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Switzerland
Gilles is a Professor of Development Economics at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies. His research and publications focus on the energy-development nexus and the governance of extractive resources, as well as on humanitarianism, the political economy of armed conflict and international development cooperation. His latest book is entitled, Humanitarian Economics: War, Disaster and the Global Aid Market (Oxford University Press, 2016).
Center for Development and Cooperation NADEL, Swiss Federal Institute for Technology ETH, Zürich, Switzerland
Fritz is senior scientist at the Center for Development and Cooperation at ETH Zurich. He holds a PhD in Development Studies from the Graduate Institute in Geneva. His primary research interests include the political economy and governance of the extractive sector.
Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), University of Bern, Switzerland
Elisabeth (PhD in Law) is an expert in international economic law and sustainable development. She lectures at the law faculty of the University of Bern and is senior research scientist and policy advisor at the Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), University of Bern. Previously, she was engaged at the World Trade Institute (WTI) and practiced as a lawyer at the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) and the public economy department of Bern, among others.
Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), University of Ghana, Ghana
Fred is a development economist whose research focuses principally on the economics of household behaviour in sub-Saharan Africa. He is currently a Research Fellow at the Institue of Statistical Social and Economic Research (ISSER), University of Ghana, an institution he joined first as Principal Research Assistant in 2004. Fred’s current research focuses on the impact evaluation of projects, ex-ante evaluation of biotechnology, household welfare analysis, poverty reduction policy analysis, natural resource governance and applied econometric modelling.
Centre for Macroeconomic Policy and Economic Restructuring (CMER), National Institute for Economic Research (NIER), Vientiane, Laos
Sthabandith is Director General of Centre for Macroeconomic Policy (CMER) and Economic Restructuring of the National Institute for Economic Research (NIER) in Laos. He obtained his PhD in Economics from Kyoto University in Japan. His primary research fields relate to economic integration, quantitative analysis, and the impact of the natural resource sector.