Development Centre

Johannes Jütting

 

 

 

Head of Unit

Poverty Reduction and Social Development

Research Topics

Employment and Social Protection

Gender Equality

Migration

 

 

 

 

 

Biography

Johannes P. Jütting, Senior Economist, is the head of the Global Development Team. His responsibilities include conceptualising, managing and providing leadership in the areas of employmentgendersocial protection and migration. He has published extensively in peer reviewed journals such as World Development and the Journal of Human Development.

Prior to joining the OECD in 2002, Johannes was a Research Fellow at the Center for Development Research in Bonn (ZEF) where he directed a research group on poverty (1997-2002). He holds a Ph.D. in agricultural economics from Humboldt-University (Berlin) and received his habilitation in development economics from the University of Bonn.

 

CV

in English

 

 

Books & Studies

 

Perspectives on Global Development 2010: Shifting Wealth (2010), OECD Development Centre, OECD Publishing, Paris.
Atlas of Gender and Development: How Social Norms Affect Gender Equality in non-OECD countries (2010), OECD Development Centre, OECD Publishing, Paris.
> Jütting, J. and De Laiglesia, J. R. (2009): Is Informal is Normal? Towards more and better Jobs in Developing Countries, OECD Development Centre, Paris.
Informal Institutions: How Social Norms Help or Hinder Development
By Johannes Jütting, Denis Drechsler, Sebastian Bartsch and Indra de Soysa (eds.)
Changing Social Institutions to Improve the Status of Women in Developing Countries
By Johannes Jütting and Christian Morrisson
Health Insurance for the Poor in Developing Countries, Ashgate Publishing Ltd
By Johannes Jütting

 

Working Papers

 

> Jütting, J., Luci, A., and Morrisson, C. (2010): Why do so many women end up in bad jobs? A cross-country assessment, OECD Development Centre Working Paper No. 287, Paris.

Informal Employment Reloaded
OECD Development Centre Working Paper No. 266

Fiscal Decentralisation, Chinese Style: Good for Health Outcomes?
OECD Development Centre Working Paper No. 264

Measuring Gender (In)equality: Introducing the Gender, Institutions and Development Data Base (GID), OECD Development Centre Working Paper No. 247
By Johannes Jütting, Christian Morrisson, Jeff Dayton-Johnson and Denis Drechsler

Decentralisation and Poverty in Developing Countries: Exploring the Impact. OECD Development Centre Working Paper No. 236
By Johannes Jütting, Céline Kauffmann, Ida Mc Donnell, Nicolas Pinaud and Lucia Wegner

The Impact of Social Institutions on the Economic Role of Women in Developing Countries. OECD Development Centre Working Paper No.234
By Johannes Jütting

Institutions and Development: A Critical Review. OECD Development Centre Working Paper No. 210
By Johannes Jütting

Health Insurance for the Poor? Determinants of Participation in Community-based Health Insurance Schemes in Rural Senegal. OECD Development Centre Working Papers No. 204
By Johannes Jütting

 

Policy Insights

The Importance of Traditions for Development: Why Sometimes Good Enough Is Enough, OECD Development Centre Policy Insight No. 34

By Johannes Jütting, Denis Drechsler and Indra de Soysa

The Gender, Institutions and Development Data Base, Policy Insights No. 16
By Johannes Jütting, Christian Morrisson, Jeff Dayton-Johnson and Denis Drechsler

Culture, Gender and Growth, Policy Insights No.15
By Johannes Jütting and Christian Morrisson
Private Health Insurance for the Poor in Developing Countries?, Policy Insights No.11
By Denis Drechsler and Johannes Jütting

Decentralisation and Poverty Reduction, OECD Development Centre Policy Insights No.5
By Johannes Jütting, Elena Corsi and Alois Stockmayer

 

Articles in Journals

Measuring Gender (In)Equality: The OECD Gender, Institutions and Development Data Base
By Johannes Jütting, Christian Morrisson, Jeff Dayton-Johnson and Denis Drechsler, Journal of Human Development, Vol. 9, Issue 1, pages 65 - 86

Impact of Community Health Funds on the Access to Health Care: Empirical Evidence from Rural Tanzania
International Journal of Public Administration, Vol. 30, Numer 8-9, July 2007, pages 813-835.

The Role of Health Insurance in Poverty Reduction: Empirical Evidence From Senegal
By Abay Asfaw and Johannes Jütting, International Journal of Public Administration, Volume 30, Issue 8-9 July 2007, pages 835 - 858.

Different Countries, Different Needs: The Role of Private Health Insurance in Developing Countries
By Denis Drechsler and Johannes Jütting, Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, Vol. 32, Number 3, Spring 2007, pages 497-534.

Women’s Discrimination in Developing Countries: A New Data Set for Better Policies
By Christian Morrisson and Johannes Jütting, World Development, Volume 33, Issue 7, Winter 2005, pages 1065-1081.

What Makes Decentralisation in Developing Countries Pro-poor?
By Johannes Jütting, Elena Corsi, Céline Kauffmann, Ida Mcdonnell, Holger Osterrieder, Nicolas Pinaud and Lucia Wegner, The European Journal of Development Research, Volume 17, Issue 4, December 2005, pages 626-648.

Decentralisation and Social Exclusion: Evidence from three Indian States
By Johannes Jütting, Delampady Narayana and Elena Corsi, Nord-Süd Aktuell, Volume XIX, Number 3-4, 2005, pages 360-373.

Are the poor too poor to demand health insurance?
By Rajev Ahuja and Johannes Jütting, Journal of Microfinance, Vol. 6, Number 1, 2004, pp. 1-21.

New dimensions in measuring economic costs of illness: The case of rural Ethiopia
By Abay Asfaw and Johannes Jütting, Quaterly Journal of International Agriculture, Vol. 43, Issue3, 2004, pages 247-266.

Do Community-based Health Insurance Schemes Improve Poor People’s Access to Health Care? Evidence From Rural Senegal
By Johannes Jütting, World Development Vol. 32, No. 2, February 2004, pages 273–288.

Rural Russia in Transition: What Determines Access to Health Care Services?
By Daniela Lohlein, Johannes Jütting and Peter Wehrheim, Post Soviet Affairs, Vol. 19, No. 1, 2003, pages 80-94.

 

In the Media

> Interview on France 24 on the occasion of International Women’s day, March 2010
> Interview by The International Relations and Security Network (ISN) on “When Secure Jobs Are Lacking”, July 2010

> Economic Development Before the Law By Johannes Jütting and Denis Drechsler, Project Syndicate, March 2007

 

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