Haki Pamuk is an impact researcher in Wageningen Economic Research, using micro-econometrics, field experiments, and theoretical models to study adoption and impact of innovations in developing economies. His studies focus on a wide range of agricultural, institutional, managerial and financial topics such as mobile money, climate-smart agriculture practices, village savings and loan associations, local innovation systems, which have recently been introduced in the developing economies. His studies have appeared in peer-reviewed journals such as Journal of Development Economics, Food Policy, Journal of Development Studies, and Journal of African Economies, and and he has managed field research in Tanzania, Kenya, Bangladesh, and Burundi.
Currently, Haki manages the CSA/SuPER research project that tests a new model combining micro-finance and farmer training to upscale the adoption of climate-smart agriculture (CSA) practices in Tanzania. He has also involved in other research projects and programmes such as PRIME programme on private sector development and business support in developing countries; IDH-BCI evaluation on cotton farmers in India; CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) on scaling CSA practices; Dhaka food system project in Bangladesh, and Market and Nutrition Gap Analysis in Burundi.
Haki joined Wageningen Economic Research (WEcR) in September 2017 and also holds a researcher position in Development Economics Group of Wageningen University. He received his Research Master and Ph.D. degrees in Economics at Tilburg University, the Netherlands. Before Research Master and Ph.D. studies, he worked as a research associate in the Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey (TEPAV).
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