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KfW award for practice-oriented development research for Gerrit Gonschorek

Gerrit Gonschorek has received the first prize for practice-oriented development research awarded by KfW Development Bank for his dissertation „The Political Economy of Intergovernmental Fiscal Transfers: Why Institutional Design Matters - Evidence from Decentralized Indonesia“. The award honours young researchers whose PhD thesis combines scientific excellence and practical relevance for development policy.

Congratulations, Gerrit!


 More information is available here.

Friedrich-August-von-Hayek Award 2021 for Nikita Zakharov

We are happy to announce that the University of Freiburg has awarded Nikita Zakarov with the Friedrich-August-von-Hayek award 2021 for his dissertation “Corruption in Russia”. Congratulations!

 NZ Hayek-Preis

October 20th 2021

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