Anne Marie Engtoft Larsen Winner of the Prize for Excellent Dissertation Development Management 2015-MM (PDF) Who Bears the Burden of Bribery? Kilian Koffi Winner of the Prize for Best Dissertation African Development 2015-GM (PDF) Forgive and Forget? Gemma Mehmed Winner of the Prize for Best Dissertation International Development and Humanitarian Emergencies (IDHE) 2015-AS (PDF) From Sinners to Saviours: How Non-State Armed Groups use service delivery to achieve domestic legitimacy.
Anthony Sequeira Winner of the Prize for Excellent Dissertation and Best Overall Performance International Development and Humanitarian Emergencies (IDHE) 2014-NS (PDF) Anti-Corruption Agencies: Why Do Some Succeed and Most Fail? Nicolai Schulz Winner of the Prize for Excellent Dissertation Development Studies 2014-MP (PDF) International Capital Flows and Sudden Stops: a global or a domestic issue?
Students will learn about: the challenges of conducting research; about research design, including how to generate a research question and how to select a research method; the relative strengths and weaknesses of alternative research methods; some of the practical and ethical dos and don’ts of doing fieldwork; and, preparing for the dissertation.
The archive of prizewinning dissertations showcases the best MSc dissertations from previous years.
Sebastian Sahla Joint Winner, Best Overall Performance Development Management WP139 (PDF) Worlds Apart?
Health-seeking behaviour and strategic healthcare planning in Sierra Leone.
Anni Kasari Excellent Dissertation and Best Overall Performance Development Management 2014-EL (PDF) Treaty Shopping in International Investment Arbitration: how often has it occurred and how has it been perceived by tribunals?
Eunjung Lee Joint Winner of the Prize for Best Dissertation Development Management 2013-SB (PDF) Refining Oil - A Way Out of the Resource Curse?
State Security: How can Security Sector Reforms contribute to State-Building? Florian Weigand Joint Winner of the Prize for Excellent Dissertation Development Management WP134 (PDF) Evaluating the Impact of Decentralisation on Educational Outcomes: The Peruvian Case.
Siegrid Holler-Neyra Winner of the Prize for Best Dissertation Development Management WP133 (PDF) Democracy and Public Good Provision: A Study of Spending Patterns in Health and Rural Development in Selected Indian States.