Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Economics of Agricultural Cooperatives

Dr. Johanna Speer



Present Position

Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (since 09/2011)

Position within the Division 

Until 08/2011 Ph.D. Student and Junior Research Fellow in the Joint Research Project "Making Rural Services Work for the Poor"


Speer, J.; Hanisch, M. (2014): ¿Puede la gobernanza participativa superar asimetrías de información en los mercados políticos rurales? Un estudio de caso de dos municipios guatemaltecos/Can Participatory Governance Overcome Information Asymmetries in Rural Political Markets? A Case Study of Two Guatemalan Municipalities. Política y gobierno 21(1), 127-158.

Speer, J. (2012): Participatory Governance Reform: A Good Strategy for Increasing Government Responisveness and Improving Public Services? World Development 40(12), 2379-2398.

Basurto, X.; Speer, J. (2012): Structuring the Calibration of Qualitative Data as Sets for Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA). Field Methods 24(2), 155-174.

Speer, J. (2010): "The joint effect of participatory governance, elections, and access to information on local government responsiveness", Paper presented at the 14th Annual Conference of The International Society for New Institutional Economics, Stirling, Scotland, June 17-19.

Speer, J. (2010): "A Political Agency Model of the Impact of Municipal Development Councils on Local Government Performance", Paper presented at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the European Society for Public Choice, Izmir, Turkey, April 8-11.

Speer, J. (2009): "An Institutional Analysis of Impediments to Effective Participatory Governance: the Case of Guatemala", Paper presented at the 7th Development Dialogue, Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, Netherlands, June 2-3.

Loewe, M. / Blume, J. / Speer, J. (2008): How Favouritism Affects the Business Climate - Empirical Evidence from Jordan, Middle East Journal, Vol. 62, No. 2.

Loewe, M. / Blume, J. / Schönleber, V. / Seibert, S. / Speer, J. / Voss, C. (2007): The Impact of Favouritism on the Business Climate in Jordan, Studies 30, Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), Bonn.