PhD Alumni

Universidade Estadual de Campinas


PhD Title

Evangelista Duarte, Pedro Henrique

Neoliberal dependent accumulation patterns and workforce superexploitation in Brazil (completed: 2015)

Fares Gibb, Lygia Sabbag

The dissolution of standard working time (completed: 2017)

University of Cape Coast


PhD Title

Koomson, Frederick

Social capital and rural agricultural development in Ghana (completed: 2015)

Egerton University


PhD Title

Ogola , Thomas

Rural-Urban linkages for trade in dairy milk: Market chain analysis in dairy milk

Sawe, Jane

Evaluation of urban dairy farming and its contirbution to Decent Work in Nakuru Municipality, Kenya

University of Agriculture Faisalabad


PhD Title

Raza, Muhammad Asif

Prevalence of intestinal parasites in small ruminants and their sensitivity to treatments with ethnobotanical remedies in Cholistan, Pakistan (completed: 2013)

Saleem, Sabah

International return migrants in rural areas of Pakistan

Ul-Allah, Sami

Towards a water and nutrient efficient forage production in semi-arid regions of Pakistan (completed: 2013)

University of Kassel


PhD Title

Ehmke, Ellen

Welfare development in developing countries: Evidence from recent Indian social security reforms (completed: 2016)


Ghayoor, Fatima

Diversity and nutritional variation in Pakistani dates: Implications for sustainable value chain and Decent Living Perspectives of rural households (completed: 2016)

Hachmann, Luciana

Pursuing a democratic developmental state trade agenda in a neo-liberal context: Worker´s Party (PT) and African National Congress (ANC) in comparison (completed: 2014)

Hanif, Saadia

A Study on the comparative sustainability of dairy production systems to act as full time employment opportunity for farming community in Pakistan

Hussain, Belayeth

Disciplinary technologies of microfinance institutions in Bangladesh comparison of BRAC and BRDB programs (completed: 2014)

Karatepe, Ismail Doga

Islamists, state, bourgeoisie and discourse: The construction industry in Turkey (completed: 2017)

Khalid, Raja Usman

Sustainable Supply Chain Management at the base of the pyramid (completed: 2017)

Levy, Claudia 

Social learning to promote decent living and working conditions for rural households in Mozambique (completed: 2016)

Namukasa, Aishah

Law, racialisation and labour migration programmes: legal consciousness and coping strategies of East African healthcare workers in Britain (completed: 2017)

Ochieng, Justus

Market orientation, rural out-migration, crop production and
household food security: The case of smallholders in Central Africa (completed: 2014)

Otoo, Kwabena Nyarko 

Informal employment and labour regulations in Ghana (completed: 2017)

Sinaga, Hariati

Competitive pressures and labour rights: power and labour relations in Indonesian oil palm and automobile sectors (completed: 2017)

Vazhacharickal, Prem Jose

Characterization of urban and peri-urban agricultural production systems and soil heavy metal signatures in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region, India (completed: 2014)

Viajar, Verna

Examining labour organizing strategies of migrant domestic workers’ in Malaysia: Prospects in the struggles for empowerment of domestic worker networks and dynamic tensions with trade unions  

Yarmolyuk, Kateryna


Implementation of international labour standards / EU labour law norms into national legislation of Ukraine - occupational health and safety issues (Completed: 2015)

Yawar, Sadaat Ali

Decent Work in Food Supply Chains (completed: 2014)

Zhao, Xi



Returning migrants and social inclusion in rural China (completed: 2014)


TATA Institute of Social Sciences


PhD Title

Gartenberg, Indira

Decent work in the informal sector: the case of home based workers in Mumbai (completed: 2016)

Saha, Debdulal

Street vendors in Mubai: An exploration within the framework of 'Decent Work' (completed: 2012)

Sawant, Abhishek

Public space access and organising structures for street vendors: Comparative case studies between Mumbai and Johannesburg

University of the Witwatersrand


PhD Title

Benya, Asanda

Women in Mining: A comparative study of two South African platinum mines (completed: 2016)

Chinguno, Crispen

Strike violence and precarious employment (completed: 2015)

Joynt, Katherine

What is the power of different actors at every node of the wheat to bread commodity chain and how could the power of workers in this commodity chain be strengthened?

Masondo, Themba

The socio-economic impact of an employed guarantee: a comparison
of CWP and NREGA

Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán


PhD Title

El-Kashef, Ola

Studying the methods of information acquisition for empowering of rural women in production practices of backyard chicken in Yucatan, Mexico (completed: 2015)Peniche González, 

Peniche González, Irina

Milk yield, composition and digestibility of hair ewes fed (completed: 2016)