Dr. Arjola Arapi-Gjini
External Environment for Agriculture and Policy Analysis (Agricultural Policy)
Agricultural and rural development
Dr. Arjola Arapi-Gjini is a Research Associate at the Leibniz Institute of Agriculture Development in Transition Economies (IAMO), where she specializes in the use of impact evaluation techniques, ranging from quasi-experiments to simulation models, for development intervention projects and initiatives. She focuses on issues of agricultural and rural development, immigration policies, poverty, inequality, and communal well-being in the context of transition economies in Southeastern Europe. She also has extensive experience in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Econometrics and Statistics with the Department of Econometrics at Martin Luther University in Halle. The courses are theoretical and applicative, both in a classroom and a computer pool setting, utilizing the most up-to-date statistical software packages. Her most recent research investigates multidimensional drivers of rural well-being and their effects on people‘s (im)mobility decisions (RuWell).