Katharina Michaelowa

University of Zurich - Centre for Comparative and International Studies (CIS)

Professor

Affolternstrasse 56

8050 Zurich

Switzerland

http://www.cis.ethz.ch/

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (16)

1.

Aid Effectiveness Reconsidered: Panel Data Evidence for the Education Sector

HWWA Discussion Paper No. 264
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 28 Feb 2004
Katharina Michaelowa
University of Zurich - Centre for Comparative and International Studies (CIS)
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Citation 5

Abstract:

aid effectiveness, primary education, good governance

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The Political Economy of US Aid to Pakistan

HWWA Discussion Paper No. 302
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 Dec 2004
Mumtaz Anwar and Katharina Michaelowa
Hamburg Institute of International Economics and University of Zurich - Centre for Comparative and International Studies (CIS)
Downloads 228 (110,725)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Public Choice, ethnic lobbying, foreign aid

The Political Economy of US Aid to Pakistan

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 10, No. 2, pp. 195-209, May 2006
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 08 May 2006
Mumtaz Anwar and Katharina Michaelowa
Hamburg Institute of International Economics and University of Zurich - Centre for Comparative and International Studies (CIS)
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Teacher Shortages, Teacher Contracts and Their Impact on Education in Africa

University of St. Gallen Economics Discussion Paper No. 2007-20, IZA Discussion Paper No. 2844
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 05 Jun 2007
Jean Bourdon, Markus Frölich and Katharina Michaelowa
Université de Bourgogne, Universität Mannheim, Chair of Econometrics and University of Zurich - Centre for Comparative and International Studies (CIS)
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Citation 3

Abstract:

teacher incentives, quantile treatment effects, nonparametric estimation

4.

The Impact of World Bank and IMF Programs on Democratization in Developing Countries

CIS Working Paper No. 62
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 19 Sep 2010
Katharina Michaelowa and Sophia Melody Hänny
University of Zurich - Centre for Comparative and International Studies (CIS) and University of Zurich - Centre for Comparative and International Studies (CIS)
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Democratization, international financial institutions, aid, conditionality, power balances, poverty reduction, PRS

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Poverty Reduction Strategies and Their Impact on Democratization in Developing Countries

APSA 2009 Toronto Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 13 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2009
Sophia Melody Hänny and Katharina Michaelowa
University of Zurich - Centre for Comparative and International Studies (CIS) and University of Zurich - Centre for Comparative and International Studies (CIS)
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Peer Effects and Textbooks in Primary Education: Evidence from Francophone Sub-Saharan Africa

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1519; HWWA Discussion Paper No. 311; University of St. Gallen Working Paper No. No. 2005-11
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 27 Feb 2005
Markus Frölich and Katharina Michaelowa
Universität Mannheim, Chair of Econometrics and University of Zurich - Centre for Comparative and International Studies (CIS)
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Abstract:

primary education, student achievement, evaluation, nonparametric

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Can Process Conditionality Enhance Aid Effectiveness? The Role of Bureaucratic Interest and Public Pressure

HWWA Discussion Paper No. 239
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 27 Aug 2003
Carsten Hefeker and Katharina Michaelowa
HWWA Institute of International Economics and University of Zurich - Centre for Comparative and International Studies (CIS)
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Citation 4

Abstract:

poverty reduction, process conditionality, political economy of international organizations

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What Determines Evaluation Outcomes? Evidence from Bi- and Multilateral Development Cooperation

HWWA Discussion Paper No. 310
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 26 Feb 2005
Katharina Michaelowa and Axel Borrmann
University of Zurich - Centre for Comparative and International Studies (CIS) and Hamburg Institute of International Economics (HWWA)
Downloads 77 (259,102)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Development cooperation, evaluation, political economy

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The Business of Development: Trends in Lending by Multilateral Development Banks to Latin America, 1980-2009

CIS Working Paper No. 65
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Nov 2010
Katharina Michaelowa and Christopher Strong Humphrey
University of Zurich - Centre for Comparative and International Studies (CIS) and University of Zurich
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10.

Poverty Reduction Strategies, Democratization and the Role of the World Bank

CIS Working Paper 39
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 Apr 2010
Katharina Michaelowa, Jürg Oliver Vollenweider and Jacqueline Duerr
University of Zurich - Centre for Comparative and International Studies (CIS), affiliation not provided to SSRN and Independent
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Abstract:

Poverty reduction strategies, World Bank, political economy, democratization

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Coding Error or Statistical Embellishment? The Political Economy of Reporting Climate Aid

CIS Working Paper No. 56
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 17 May 2010
Axel Michaelowa and Katharina Michaelowa
University of Zurich - Institute of Political Science and University of Zurich - Centre for Comparative and International Studies (CIS)
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Abstract:

Development assistance, climate policy, public choice, project coding, mitigation, adaptation

Which Donors, Which Funds? The Choice of Multilateral Funds by Bilateral Donors at the World Bank

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7441
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Bernhard Reinsberg, Katharina Michaelowa and Stephen Knack
University of Cambridge, University of Zurich - Centre for Comparative and International Studies (CIS) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Non Governmental Organizations, Public Sector Management and Reform, Economics and Institutions

Which Donors, Which Funds? The Choice of Multilateral Funds by Bilateral Donors at the World Bank

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 13 Jul 2014
Bernhard Reinsberg, Katharina Michaelowa and Stephen Knack
University of Cambridge, University of Zurich - Centre for Comparative and International Studies (CIS) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Trust funds, multilateral funds, World Bank, aid allocation

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Ganyu Labour in Malawi: Understanding Rural Household's Labour Supply Strategies

CIS Working Paper No. 52
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 31 Mar 2010
Katharina Michaelowa, Ralitza D. Dimova and Anke Weber
University of Zurich - Centre for Comparative and International Studies (CIS), Brunel University London - Economics and Finance and University of Zurich
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Evaluation Bias and Incentive Structures in Bi- and Multi-Lateral Aid Agencies

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 10, No. 2, pp. 313-329, May 2006
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 08 May 2006
Katharina Michaelowa and Axel Borrmann
University of Zurich - Centre for Comparative and International Studies (CIS) and Hamburg Institute of International Economics (HWWA)
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15.

Do We Know What We Think We Know? Aid Fragmentation and Effectiveness Revisited

Georg-August-Universität Göttingen Discussion Paper No. 185,
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Sep 2015
Kai Gehring, Katharina Michaelowa, Axel Dreher and Franziska Spoerri
University of Zurich - Chair of Political Economy, University of Zurich - Centre for Comparative and International Studies (CIS), University of Heidelberg and University of Zurich
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Abstract:

aid effectiveness, fragmentation

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Multi‐Bi Aid in European Development Assistance: The Role of Capacity Constraints and Member State Politics

Development Policy Review, Vol. 35, Issue 4, pp. 513-530, 2017
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 03 Jun 2017
Katharina Michaelowa, Bernhard Reinsberg and Christina J. Schneider
University of Zurich - Centre for Comparative and International Studies (CIS), University of Cambridge and University of California, San Diego
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European Union, multilateral agencies, delegation, multi‐bi aid, earmarking