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Dr. Rukundo

Dr. Emmanuel Nshakira Rukundo

Postdoctoral Researcher

Meckenheimer Allee 176, Room 1.011, D-53115 Bonn
Phone: +49 (0) 228 73-2096


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Research interests

  • Health & Nutrition
  • Education
  • Agriculture
  • Social Protection

Current projects

Education

2014-2018
Ph.D Development Economics University of Bonn

2010-2011
MA International Development University of Sussex (IDS)

2005-2008
BA Development Economics Makerere University

Publications & in Review

  1. Nshakira-Rukundo, E; Mussa, E C; Gerber, N & von Braun, J (2020) “Impact of Voluntary Community-Based Health Insurance on Child Stunting:  Evidence from Rural Uganda” Social Science & Medicine, 245: 112738
  2. Mussa, E C; Mirzabaev, A; Admassie A; Nshakira-Rukundo,  E & von Braun, J)“The  long term effects of childhood work on earnings in rural Ethiopia”.  Accepted Manuscript: International Labour Review.
  3. Nshakira-Rukundo, E; Mussa, E C; Gerber, N; Nshakira, N & von Braun, J (2019) “Deter- minants of Enrolment and Renewing of Community-Based Health Insurance in Households With Under-5 Children in Rural South-Western Uganda” International  Journal of Health Policy & Management (2019) 8:10, 593-606
  4. 4. Mussa, E C; Mirzabaev, A; Admassie A; Nshakira-Rukundo, E & von Braun, J (2019) “Does childhood work impede long term human capital accumulation? Evidence from rural Ethiopia” International Journal of Educational Development 66: 234-246
  5. Nshakira-Rukundo, E & Baumüller,  H “Determinants and Strategies to Improve Uptake of Agriculture Insurance in sub-Saharan Africa.  A Narrative Review” R& R: Environment & De- velopment Economics.
  6. Nshakira-Rukundo,  E;  Mussa, E C; Gerber, N; Nshakira, N &  von Braun, J “Impact  of Community-Based Health Insurance on Utilisation  of Preventive  Health Services: An Inverse Probability  Weighting Approach” R&R:  International Journal of Health Economics and Man- agement
  7. Mussa, E C; Mirzabaev, A; Admassie A; Nshakira-Rukundo, E & von Braun, J “The effects of childhood work on out-migration decision in rural Ethiopia”.Under review
  8. Nshakira-Rukundo, E; Mussa, E C & Cho, M “Dropping out of voluntary community-based health insurance in rural Uganda: A mixed methods study.”  Under review

Teaching Experience

Health Financing in Developing Countries, Bsc Global Health, Leiden University, The Hague (Visiting Lecture; Winter Term 2017/18)

Other Trainings

August 2017
Health Inequalities and Health Econometrics - CINCH Essen Summer School in Health Economics

March 2017
Causal Inference with Observational Data - GESIS-Leibniz Institute for Social Research, Cologne, Spring School 2017

June 2016
Organizational Leadership - ZEF, University of Bonn

Various  periods (MOOCs)
(1) Foundations of Development Policy.  (2) Evaluating Social Programs.  (3) Measuring Health Outcomes in  Developing Countries (MIT-JPAL). (4) Healthcare for All  through Primary Health Care (Johns Hopkins).

Conferences & Invited Presentations

2019
PEGNET  (Bonn); RGS Doctoral Conference (Essen); CSAE (Ox- ford); Royal Economic Society (Warwick); AHEPA (Accra)

2018
RGS Doctoral  Conference (Essen); CSAE (Oxford);   Royal Eco- nomic Society, Sussex  (Brighton);  Globalisation and Development (G¨ottingen); ZEF (Bonn); EuHEA (Maastricht);  IDS, Sussex (Brighton); International Health Conference (Oxford).

2017
NORDIC   Development   Economics (Gothenburg);   ZEF   (Bonn, x3);  CINCH  Essen Health Economics Workshop (Essen); C4ED (Mannheim) Center for Health Economics (York);  ISPOR Europe Congress (Glasgow); African Economic Conference (Addis Ababa).

Other Work Experience

Sept 2019 - Dec 2019
Consultant,  Economix Research &  Consulting,  Munich  (on behalf of the ILO): Technological Change Induced by the Digital Transformation in Economic Sectors and Changing Demand for Skills
- Uganda Country Report

Nov 2016 - Feb 2017
Short Term Consultant - The World  Bank,  Uganda:  Update of the Atlas for Social Protection Indicators for Resilience and Equity (ASPIRE) database

Oct 2015 - May 2016
Consultant - World  Vision Ireland  (with FARST Africa Ltd, Uganda):  End of Project evaluation of Access Infant and Maternal Health(AIM  Health) in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Sierra Leone & Mauritania

Feb 2014 - Jun 2014
Short  Term Consultant  - The  World  Bank,  Uganda:  Social Protection Sector Review & ASPIRE database

Jan 2012 - Mar 2014
Research  Analyst,   Development  Initiatives,  Africa   Hub, Nairobi/Kampala:  Budget & aid analysis, social protection sec- tor research and aid transparency

Sep 2011 - Mar 2012
Consultant,  World  Vision Uganda (with  FARST Africa Ltd, Uganda):   Status of government  financing for maternal and child health in Uganda

Oct 2011 - Mar 2012
Researcher, Ministry of Finance, Planning  & Economic De- velopment:  Regional team leader of Uganda Participatory Poverty Assessment Project study

Nov 2010 - Jun 2011
Research Assistant, IDS,  Sussex (RA to Dr Keetie Roelen & Dr  Marjoke Oosterom):  Child sensitive social protection in East and Southern Africa

Jan 2008 - Aug 2010
Research Assistant  &  Officer  -  FARST Africa  (Kampala, Uganda):   Research assistance on various short  term consultancy assignments

May 2007 - Sep 2007
Intern, Northern Uganda Social Action  Fund

Grants and Scholarships

  • Argelander Program Starter Kit  Grant, 2020-2022 (e 23,000)
  • DAAD Doctoral Scholarship, 2014-2017
  • Dr. Hermann Eiselen Ph.D. Research Grant, 2014-2017 (e 17,000)
  • Population Reference Bureau - Travel Grant, 2017 (US$1,000)
  • Commonwealth- University of Sussex Shared Scholarship,  2010-2011
  • Government of Uganda Undergraduate Scholarship, 2005-2008

Other Professional Activities

Referee: African Development Review, Sustainability
Organiser, ZEF Research Colloquiums (2016-18)

 


Last updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2020