How widespread is the increased susceptibility of insecticide-resistant Anopheles mosquitoes to Plasmodium infection and what are the risks associated with this phenomenon in relationship to the use of bed nets and insecticides? What policies should be adopted to reduce the risk of a major crisis in malaria control?
What are the individual-level attitudes towards foreigners and how do they change over time towards immigration?
What are the effects of market incentives made by public financial institutions on worker organisations and social dialogue according to ILO key labour standards?
What are the corporate citizenship approaches of Swiss medium sized enterprises and large multinational corporations in their participation to the UN Global Compact?
What are the experiences of recently arrived Afghans in Europe and how is the understanding of home, belonging and the ‘self ‘shaped by gender? How does this understanding affect their capacity and willingness to engage with development in Afghanistan?
To what extent does violence against civilians by armed actors increase the risk of conflict escalation and civil war?
What are the political orders put in place by rebel movements and how do they influence the post-war state formation?
To what extent does the promotion of intra-regional trade help reduce conflicts in the Middle East, Sub-Saharan Africa and South America?
How do transnational corporate social responsibility standards influence and shape labor conditions in the electronics manufacturing industry in China and Taiwan?
What are the major factors shaping, preventing or enhancing human rights-based approaches in the world heritage system?
What are the key parameters of the asylum process that affect the subsequent integration of refugees?
What are the linkages between climate change, economic growth and conflict?
What is the role of large-scale extractive investments in the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals and their contradictory dynamics?
What are the design, evolution, and effects of the international investment agreements currently in practice?
How can a capability based approach help explain the widening gap in development and what insights can be derived to combat poverty efficiently?
How can developing countries compensate for their limited power resources by deploying successful strategies in the context of climate change compensation negotiations?
What are the impacts of LSLA on the local food system and how do they affect the decision-making processes of both men and women regarding household food security ?
What are the specific needs of users, especially women, with regard to water, sanitation and hygiene service provisions in public health facilities in India and Uganda?
What can the EU’s Hotspot approach to migration tell us about the impact of infrastructure on migration management?
To what extent does the concept of gridlock apply to the global health governance and account for its deficiencies? What is the potential for reform?
What are the effects of Social Impact Bonds on the social service programs they finance?
How does rural-to-urban migration generated by climate change affect urbanization? What are the economic and political settings that contribute to or impede the emergence of political violence and conflicts?
This project engages in a comparative enquiry into the triple dynamics of race, space and “illegality” in the reproduction
What are the best political and institutional responses in case of fiscal crisis?
How efficient are the current global health architecture and the variants of private-public partnerships on global health policies and targeted achievements?
To what extent do institutional reforms and participation mechanism increase the external stakeholder input in formal and informal governance arrangements?