Household Surveys for Interdisciplinary Research: Challenges of Multidimensional Data Collection

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Voices from the Field Brown Bag Speaker Series Leah Bevis, assistant professor in the Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Developmental Economics at Ohio State will discuss research she conducted in Uganda investigating the linkages between soil biophysical systems and human health. She will relate challenges she encountered and solutions attempted while collecting, processing and managing household, soil and child biometric data …

Re-Constructing the Colonial State: Experiences with Archival Field Research in Namibia

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Voices from the Field Brown Bag Speaker Series Dr. Jan Pierskalla’s empirical analysis relies on information on the location of police stations and a near full census of police forces, compiled from the German Federal Archives. Pierskalla’s team found a mismatch between the allocation of police presence and the allocation of police forces. While the first was driven by locations’ …

Marty Kress and Michael Seid Will Present at IFA Conference 2018

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GWI Executive Director, Marty Kress, to co-lead a new session on social franchising at the International Franchise Association’s Annual Convention, February 10-13. Marty’s presentation at the convention represents a unique opportunity for GWI to have its concept for Franchising Water Services reviewed by the world’s experts in franchising. The concept is based on an idea Marty had when assessing the …