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Solving the PhD puzzle: My experience as a visiting PhD Fellow
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I am now in my fourth year as a PhD student in development studies at SOAS, University of London, working on my thesis, ‘The Dynamics of Chinese Private Outward Foreign Direct Investment in Ethiopia: A Comparison of Light Manufacturing Industry...

UNU-WIDER PhD Fellowship Capacity building
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The UNU-WIDER Visiting PhD Fellowship – in my experience
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I now work as an assistant professor at Antai College of Economics and Management, Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China...

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Opportunities beyond lecture rooms – widening my career perspectives as a UNU-WIDER PhD fellow

It was surreal to take a springtime walk along the harbor in Helsinki on my way to UNU-WIDER’s headquarter offices for the first time. My initial application to the UNU-WIDER PhD Fellowship programme had been rejected...

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The new normal: My experience in an online cohort of visiting PhD Fellows

Everyone that has been engaged in a PhD experience agrees that the whole process is a tough and sometimes lonely challenge...

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Progressive research with amazing people in a beautiful sauna-crazy country: Pui Yi Wong - 2018 PhD Fellow

In the fall of 2018 UNU-WIDER welcomed 11 doctoral students from around the world as part of our PhD Fellowship Programme ...

UNU-WIDER PhD Fellowship WIDER Seminar Series Culture
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From PhD Fellow to President: (of Colpensiones, Colombia’s public pension and social security administrator) – Juan Villa

Four years ago, in 2014, Juan Villa spent three months at UNU-WIDER in our PhD Fellowship Programme...

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I was a visiting PhD fellow at UNU-WIDER — this is my experience
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Virgi Agita Sari joined UNU-WIDER as a visiting PhD fellow in the summer of 2017. Coming from Indonesia, Virgi joined five other fellows from across the globe...

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Research insights, new friends and meeting Stiglitz: Shreya Bhattacharya - 2018 PhD Fellow

In the fall of 2018 UNU-WIDER welcomed 11 doctoral students from around the world as part of our PhD Fellowship Programme ...

UNU-WIDER PhD Fellowship Ethnic inequality Caste
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Informing policy for a brighter future in Cameroon: Rose’s Summer School experience
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In developing countries in general, and Cameroon in particular, young people struggle to get the quality of education needed for upward social mobility...

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From small beginnings, big impact

2020 marks the 35th year of UNU-WIDER’s impact in the sphere of development economics...

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