Development grant of the German Ministry of the Environment to develop a Climate Vulnerability Monitor for the Climate Vulnerability Forum, together with Climate Analytics, the Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons, and Climate Media Factory. Amount $670,000.
Awarded the royal distinction of Knight in the Order of the Netherlands Lion.
PhD grant of Nijmegen School of Management for the project “Micro and macro-level determinants of population growth in sub-Saharan Africa (with Sandor Schrijner). Amount €165,000.
Background study on subnational human development for 2019 Human Development Report of the United Nations Development Programme (with Inaki Permanyer). Amount $10,000.
Grant of DANS (Data Archiving and Networked Services) for developing an interactive web interface for the Ethnic Group Database of the Global Data Lab. Amount €10,000.
Development Grant, Gapminder Foundation, to build the GDL Area Database. Amount €25,000.
Visiting professorship grant of Nuffield college of University of Oxford.
PhD grant of Nijmegen School of Management for the project “Microenterprises, female empowerment and economic development in India (with Patrick Vermeulen & Marieke van den Brink). Amount €165,000.
Grant of DANS (Data Archiving and Networked Services) for the development of an interactive web interface for the Global Data Lab. Amount $10,000.
PhD grant of Nijmegen School of Management for the project “Micro and macro-level determinants of conflict escalation in a globalizing world (with Willemijn Verkoren). Amount €165,000.
Grant of DANS (Data Archiving and Networked Services) for developing EDUCOEF, a sub-national knowledge system for diagnosing educational problems in Africa. Amount $10,000.
Research grant of the MAGW Free Competition of the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO), together with Mieke Verloo, for our project "Breaking with fragmentation and mono-dimensionality: Understanding women's labour market participation in Muslim countries". Amount €192,000.
Research grant of the programme "Population, reproductive health and economic development" (POPDEV) of the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (WOTRO) and the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, in cooperation with the Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences in Dar-es-Salaam, the Centre for International Development Issues (CIDIN) and the Department of Public Health of the Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre (UMCN), for our research programme "Impact of reproductive health services on socio-economic development in sub-saharan Africa: Connecting evidence at macro, meso and micro-level".Amount €550,000.
VIDI grant of the Innovational Research Incentives Scheme (IRIS) of the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) for the project "Micro and macro-level determinants of participation in education of children in developing countries". Amount €600,000.
Research award of the Middle East Research Competion (MERC) of the Lebanese Center for Policy Studies (LCPS), together with Ayse Gündüz-Hosgör, for our project "Effects of family background characteristics on the educational achievement of women in Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia and Turkey, 1978-1998". Amount $10,000.
Winner of the outstanding paper of 1998 award of the International Studies Special Interest Group (ISSIG) of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), together with Wout Ultee and Jan Lammers, for our paper "Educational homogamy in 65 countries: An explanation of differences in openness using country-level explanatory variables." American Sociological Review, 63, 264-85, 1998.