Alumni Publications

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Papers and Articles

Our alumni are actively advancing the field of public policy through their academic research. They have published in a variety of journals, written policy papers and have published their own books. Below you can find a selection of our alumni's previously published works and get an idea of the fields our alumni's research focuses on.

Book Contributions

In Prof. Heike Grimm’s new book “Public Policy Research in the Global South. A Cross-Country Perspective” (2019, Springer), you can find contributions from the following alumni:

  • Atif Ikram Butt (2004 – 2006) wrote the chapters on “Public Policy and Ideation” and “Ideational Leadership and Legislation: The Right to Free and Compulsory Education in Pakistan.”
  • Juan David Rivera Acevedo and Jorge Sellare (2012 – 2014) co-authored the chapter “The Rise of Policy-Making and Public Policy Research in Colombia.”
  • Raphael Robiatti (2013 – 2015) wrote the chapter on “Re-democratization and the Rise of Public Policy as an Academic Discipline in Brazil: Push or Pull?”.
  • Frank Amissa (2012 – 2014) contributed with the chapter “The Role and Activities of Policy Institutes for Participatory Governance in Ghana.” 
  • Lamin O. Ceesay (2012 – 2014) wrote the chapter “The Influence of Supra-Institutions in Policy Making in Developing Countries: The Case of a Donor-Funded Community-Driven Development Program in the Gambia.”
  • Fernando Luis Ramirez Gonzalez (2015 – 2017) prepared the chapter “Entrepreneurship Education and the Promotion of Startup Development: The Case of Pilar, Paraguay.”