Mr Jonas Heirman

Research Student

Jonas Heirman's research at QEH is focused on understanding how international involvement impacts public policy and governance systems in partner countries. His dissertation focuses on the cases of agriculture research and agriculture marketing in Ghana, and is being conducted through a multi-level analysis of policy processes, policy networks, and political economies. In addition to the D.Phil. programme, Jonas is actively involved in organising and developing the Future of Work Research Programme at Green Templeton College (


Journal articles and special issues

Heirman, Jonas (2011) ''Grigore Pop-Eleches, From Economics Crisis to Reform: IMF Programs in Latin America and Eastern Europe', Book Review, St Antony's International Review (STAIR) 7 (1) pp 194-195

Working papers

Heirman, Jonas (with N Keijzer, E Spierings) (2011) 'Research for Development? The Role of Southern Research Organisations in Promoting Democratic Ownership', A Literature Review (Discussion Paper 106) Maastricht: ECDPM

Conference papers

Heirman, Jonas (2011) 'A Multi-Level Understanding of Political Economy, Governance and Policy in Ghana', 2011 Colorado Conference on Earth System Governance, Colorado State University 17-20 May
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