Pietro Bomprezzi

Pietro Bomprezzi is a member of the International Finance and Macroeconomics Research Center at the Kiel Institute and one of the project leaders for the Ukraine Support Tracker. His research background is in international finance and political economy of development. As part of his doctoral thesis at the University of Milan-Bicocca, he studied political distortions in the allocation of aid. He has also been a visiting scientist during his PhD at the Strategy, Policy, and Review department of the IMF and has done policy research at the Joint Research Centre of the EU Commission.

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Axel Dreher

Axel Dreher is professor of International and Development Politics at Heidelberg University and Editor of the Review of International Organizations. He is Co-Director of CefES, Faculty Associate of AidData, and Fellow of CEPR, CESifo, KOF, and EUDN. Most of his research is in the fields of political economy and economic development.

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Andreas Fuchs

Andreas Fuchs is Professor of Development Economics and Director of the Centre for Modern East Asian Studies at the University of Göttingen and Head of the Kiel Institute China Initiative. His research analyzes trade, investment and development policies with quantitative methods and a special focus on China and other emerging economies. He also investigates the political economy of natural disasters, humanitarian crises, and non-militarized conflicts.

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Teresa Hailer

Teresa Hailer is a PhD candidate at the Chair of International and Development Politics under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Axel Dreher, at the University of Heidelberg. Her research interests lie mainly in political economy, especially on feminist economics and the role of women.

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Andreas Kammerlander

Andreas Kammerlander earned his PhD at the Chair of International Economic Policy at the University of Freiburg. He studied economics at the University of Heidelberg and the University of Freiburg. Currently, he works as a data analyst at ZDF Digital. His previous research mainly focused on the determinants of environmental pollution. He is further interested in the following research areas: political economics, health, conflict, and spatial economics.

Lennart Kaplan

Lennart Kaplan is a postdoctoral researcher at Göttingen University as well as an associate researcher at IfW, Kiel and IDOS, Bonn. Lennart works on the socio-economic effects and the political economy of trade and development finance. For this purpose, he utilizes a broad range of methods and data (geospatial data, primary data collection in the Global South).

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Silvia Marchesi

Silvia Marchesi is Professor of Economics at the University of Milano Bicocca and Vice Director of the Center for European Studies (CefES). She holds a doctoral degree from Warwick University (UK) (2001). Her research interests are in Macro Development with a particular focus on International Finance and Sovereign Debt.

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Tania Masi

Tania Masi is an Assistant Professor at the ‘G. d’Annunzio’ University of Chieti-Pescara and a Research Fellow at the Center for European Studies (CefES). She holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Verona. Her research interests focus on the economic effects of aid, natural resources, and financial crises.

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Charlotte Robert

Charlotte Robert is a PhD candidate at Heidelberg Univeristy under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Axel Dreher. Her research interests lie in the political economy of development finance and poverty measurements.

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Kerstin Unfried

Kerstin Unfried is a postdoctoral researcher at the Bernhard-Nocht-Institute for Tropical Medicine (BNITM). She holds a PhD in economics from the University of Göttingen. Her research interests are in the field of the economics of conflict, health in developing countries, and political economy.

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