Jann Goedecke obtained a Bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Cologne in Germany, and earned a Master's degree cum laude from VU University Amsterdam in the Netherlands. Prior to his PhD, he was involved in research projects at the University of Bonn in Germany and the Amsterdam Insitute for International Development, AIID. Currently, he is a joint PhD Research Fellow at both the University of Agder and at KU Leuven (Belgium).
Jann has participated in several international events and conferences related to microfinance, and has undertaken field research in Ecuador. He has published in international journals such as World Development or Development Policy Review. In 2017, his article "Do Multiple Bank Relationships Push Borrowers Into Indebtedness?", co-authored by Francisco Bächler, Roy Mersland and Bert D'Espallier, was elected as second best PhD paper at the 5th European Research Conference on Microfinance in Portsmouth.
Recently, Jann has been involved in a resarch project on loan defaults in microcredit at the Central Bank of Mexico.
Jann's main research interests include alternative finance sources, in particular microfinance, as well as quantitative methodology and econometrics.
Jann has supervised several master's theses both at the University of Agder and KU Leuven.
"An empirical investigation of the transformation of Microfinance Institutions", joint PhD project at the University of Agder and KU Leuven (Belgium)
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