Master’s in Economic Development and Growth
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid | University of Groningen | Lund University | 2 years | 120 ECTS credits
MEDEG Research Thesis Excellence Student Paper Series
The MEDEG students are offered the opportunity to write two individual student thesis during their programme. The first year ends with a thesis worth 12 ECTS credits (in Madrid) or 20 ECTS (in Groningen). Thesis are supervised individually by highly competent academic staff in the Departments. The second year in finalized with all MEDEG students writing a Master’s thesis worth 15 ECTS credits.
We have selected the best thesis from the first years in Groningen and Madrid to be published in our Research Thesis Excellence Student paper series. From the second year in Lund we have selected the theses nominated to or awarded the Prize for Best Master’s Thesis of the year at the Department of Economic History in Lund.
First year theses
The Long-Term Impacts of the Sahel Famine for Survivors in Mali
Matthew Adam Latham, (2019)
A new approach: measuring inequality through NBI method in Peru
Patricia Festa Secanella, (2016)
Natural Resources and Institutions in Latin America
Karoline Jensen Alnes, (2016)
Skill Bias and Wage Inequality in Ghana: Evidence from Quantile Regressions
Gregory Saldutte, (2016)
Introducing R&D Capital Stock into National Accounts. The Case of Japan
Juan Labat Frugoni, (2015)
To be announced.
Second year theses
Prize for the Best Master’s Thesis of the year at the Department of Economic History in Lund was introduced in 2014.
Regional Disparities in Agricultural Transformation, Growth and Poverty Reduction: Brazil in a historical perspective
Bertha Rohenkohl Cruz, (2016)
Does Transportation Infrastructure Reduce Poverty? Evidence from the Free Federal Trunk Highway System in Mexico
Nayeli Noyolitzin Salgado Granados, (2015)