Internal research

Number of internal users and their publications (2016-04/2023)

Between 2016 and 04/2023, a total of 63 internal users used TVSEP data for their research. Their publications amounted to 53 in the same period. The adjacent figure shows the development of the number of internal users and their publications. In addition, 17 dissertations were completed internally, and another 28 dissertations were completed prior to 2016.

Details of internal users and their research topics are provided below beginning with the most recent year.


  • Shocks and entrepreneurship; Evidence from Southeast Asia; Mr. Marvin Fischer; Institute for Environmental Economics and World Trade, Leibniz University Hannover
  • Poverty dynamics and internet influence: A comparative analysis of rural populations in Thailand and Vietnam; Mr. Till Schütte; Institute for Environmental Economics and World Trade, Leibniz University Hannover
  • The effect of shocks at origin on migrants behavior at destination; Theo Göbel; International Economic Policy, University of Göttingen
  • Effect of extreme weather events on migration; Anjana Mohan


  • Recall errors, extreme weather events and health; Soschia Karimi
  • Does owning a SME reduce poverty for households in developing countries? The case of rural Thailand and Vietnam; Paul Elguezabal
  • Negative effects of landfills on the health of nearby living people in Thailand; Jan Berendsen
  • Non-farm employment, non-farm income and household welfare; Thi Minh Nguyet Tran
  • Exploring risk attitude and time discounting after external shocks; Yaozhong Jin
  • The availability bias in insurance decisions in developing countries; Carlos Sainz von Petzinger
  • Adaptation of environmental regulations and their impact on health; Soschia Karimi


  • Dealing with the aftershocks: How coping strategies are affected by environmental shocks; Ann-Kathrin Koessler, Adrian Vargas Lopez
  • Commercializaion and agricultural transformation: Evidence from Southeast Asia; Gizem Tokgöz
  • Infrastructure and vulnerability to poverty in Southeast Asia; Tim Hartwig
  • Rural development policies in developing countries: The case of the new rural development program in Vietnam; Manh Hung Do
  • Assessment of resilience of local food system in Thailand; Menglan Wang
  • Analyzing the factors influencing migrants' subjective well-being in emerging economies; Nino Gelashvili
  • Effects of climate shocks on health in Thailand; Timon Busse
  • Compliance with Covid-19 measures: an empirical analysis; Bennett Neubecker
  • Effects of internal migration on labor market behavior of families left behind in Vietnam; David Granada Donato


  • Assessment of resilience of local food system in Vietnam; Leonard Gabor
  • Does health and wealth define migrants' happiness and future planning?; Jan Zihan Wu
  • Local infrastructure and vulnerability to poverty in Vietnam; Ivana Arapova
  • Weather shocks and coping strategies - A descriptive analysis with data from the TVSEP; Daniel Behrens
  • Coping with exogenous shocks in rural Thailand; Nicolas Schäder
  • El Niño and dietary intake: Evidence from rural Vietnam; Jonas Stehl
  • Enhancing energy resilience in rural Thailand - Decision support for long-term distributed energy planning; Maria Hart
  • Long-term effects of agricultural subsidies on production decisions, productivity, and incomes of rice farmers in Thailand; Julian Grotzfeldt
  • Risk management to reduce multidimensional poverty? Comparative evidence on the effects of crop diversification on poverty in Southeast Asia; Eva Seewald, Oliver Schulte
  • Cross-wave inconsistencies in long-term panel surveys; Mark Brooks, Niels Wendt, Hermann Waibel
  • Extreme weather and agriculture in last decade in rural Thailand and Vietnam: Intensify or de-intensity? Nguyen Thi Lan Huong, Sabine Liebenehm, Hermann Waibel
  • Making smart choices – Behavioral traits and resilience to environmental shocks among farming households in Thailand; Rasadhika Sharma, Robyn Blake-Rath, Ulrike Grote
  • Smallholder agriculture in times of crisis. How restricted market access and reverse migration affect land use and natural resource management; Kerstin Nolte et al.
  • Measuring village development using daylight data; Krisztina Kis-Katos, Xiaoming Fu, Fabian Wölk, Tingting Yuan
  • The effect of crisis management during the Covid-19 pandemic in Thailand on satisfaction and health; Kim Caroline Rothert-Schnell


  • The impact of small- and medium-size hydro-power plants on farming in rural Vietnam; Eva Seewald
  • PAPI is gone, but errors remain - Non-sampling errors in household surveys; Mark Brooks, Rattiya S. Lippe, Hermann Waibel
  • Can a social pension affect educational attainment and labor market outcomes of co-residing children in the long-run? Evidence from Thailand – Pre-analysis plan; Juliane Zenker
  • Dezentrale Erneuerbare Energiesysteme in Entwicklungsländern; Maria Hart
  • Electrification of rural areas in developing countries; Nikolai Kretschmar
  • Effects of climate change on health; Jan-Lennart Paul, Soschia Karimi
  • Early childhood exposure to extreme weather events and adult education and health outcomes; Julian Wichert

2019 and before

  • Coffee production in Vietnam; Do Manh Hung
  • Impacts of developmental policy intervention in developing countries: The case of the new rural development program in Vietnam; Do Manh Hung
  • Impacts of shocks on migrants’ decision to return and staying period: An empirical analysis of rural-urban migration in Vietnam; Do Manh Hung
  • Risk attitudes and implication for agricultural investment - Evidence from Southeast Asia; Nguyen Thi Lan Huong, Alirah Emmanual Weyori, Sabine Liebenehm, Hermann Waibel
  • Environmental income and remittances. Evidence from rural Vietnam; Sina Bierkamp
  • Land rental markets in rural Vietnam: A pathway to commercialization? Oliver Schulte
  • Shocks, livelihood diversification, and household welfare: Comparative evidence from panel data in Thailand and Vietnam; Duy Linh Nguyen
  • Mitigating the consequence of health shocks: Evidence from panel data in Vietnam; Duy Linh Nguyen
  • Non-farm employment transition in rural Thailand and Vietnam: A gender perspectives; Duy Linh Nguyen
  • Shocks, farm productivity and natural resource extraction in Southeast Asia; Thanh Tung Nguyen
  • Shocks, credit and farm efficiency in Vietnam; Thanh Tung Nguyen
  • Weather shocks, income and poverty in Vietnam and Thailand; Thanh Tung Nguyen
  • Land rental market, farm efficiency and household welfare in Vietnam; Thanh Tung Nguyen
  • Impact of rainfall shocks on stability of risk attitudes; Sabine Liebenehm with Nele Petrusjanz and Eric Strobl
  • Risk attitudes and returns; Sabine Liebenehm with Hermann Waibel and Lukas Menkhoff
  • Climate change and migration; Sabine Liebenehm with Rasadhika Sharma and Esteban Quinonez
  • Climate change and agricultural returns; Sabine Liebenehm with Alirah Weyori, Hermann Waibel and Eric Strobl
  • Farmers' knowledge and farm productivity in rural Thailand and Vietnam; Sabine Liebenehm with Huong Nguyen Thi Lan and Hermann Waibel
  • Who remits and why? Rasadhika Sharma with Ulrike Grote
  • Who is an internal migrant? Rasadhika Sharma with Ulrike Grote
  • Climate Change and migration; Rasadhika Sharma with Sabine Liebenehm and Esteban Quinonez
  • Occupational attainment and earnings in Southeast Asia: The role of non-cognitive skills; Rasadhika Sharma with Dorothee Bühler and Wiebke Stein
  • Validating personality traits in Southeast Asia; Rasadhika Sharma with Dorothee Bühler and Wiebke Stein
  • The impact of local shocks on well-being: Only a matter of perception? Wiebke Stein with Reinhard Weisser
  • Don't expect too much - High income expectations and over-indebtedness; Wiebke Stein with Theres Klühs and Melanie Koch
  • Smartphones and social networks; Michael Hübler and Dorothee Bühler
  • Poverty and the dependency from farming jobs; Tobias Kürten, Money and International Finance, LUH