Finn Ole Semrau

Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW)

Development Cooperation

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Main research interests

  • ICT Adoption in Rural Developing Countries - The Role of Social Capital
  • Aid Allocation and Aid Effectiveness
  • Environmental innovation and Corporate Social Responsibility in Global Value Chains
  • Monitoring and Evaluation as well as data collection in developing countries

Finn Ole Semrau is PhD researcher at the IfW and affiliated with the Kiel Centre for Globalization. His current research focuses on the interface of global value chains and sustainable development.

Additionally, Finn Ole Semrau gains professional experience as expert for monitoring and evaluation within the scope of the international development cooperation. He has been commissioned by Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenenarbeit (GIZ), GFA Consulting and New Link Mozambique. He supported the Mercator Dialog on Asylum and Migration, especially with a view to field surveys in Uganda and Senegal.

During his professional career he has been working in Ireland, Mozambique, Brazil and Kenya.