Dr. Neil Ferguson

Dr. Neil Ferguson

Dr. Neil Ferguson is an economist specializing in research topics of development and security. He completed his PhD on the Scottish Graduate Programme in Economics at Heriot-Watt University and has subsequently worked at the German Institute of Economic Research (DIW Berlin) and the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). He holds research interests in applied microeconomics, applied microeconometrics, impact evaluation and behavioural game theory and has conducted work in Northern Ireland, Mexico, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan and across Sub-Saharan Africa.

Latest Publications:

What Works and What’s Next for Social Stability in Jordan? Evidence from Mercy Corps’ Host-Refugee Social Cohesion Programme

Mercy Corps Policy Paper

Rural youth in the context of fragility and conflict

Background Paper 14 for IFAD Rural Development Report 2019

Can employment build peace? A pseudo-meta-analysis of employment programmes in Africa

in: Economics Letters Vol. 180, S. 99-101

Die Kosten des Extremismus

The Brandenburg Institute for Society and Security (BIGS) was commissioned by the Counter Extremism Project (CEP) to conduct a short study on the costs of extremism using the example of […]

The Impact of Job Quality on Wellbeing: Evidence from Kyrgyzstan

in: Social Indicators Research Vol. 144 Issue 1, pp. 337–378