prof.dr. A.G. (Geske) Dijkstra

Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences (ESSB)
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Member
Affiliated since 2012

Geske Dijkstra is Endowed Professor of Governance and Global Development at Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Geske Dijkstra published extensively on aid and debt issues, on gender equality measures, and on economic policies and economic reforms in developing countries. In the 1980s, she lived and worked several years in Central America. From 1990 onwards, she has been affiliated with several Dutch academic institutions. In these positions she combined research and teaching with carrying out studies and consultancies for organizations involved in development cooperation, such as the World Bank, the Swedish International Development Agency (Sida) and the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. She is the (co-)author or (co-)editor of eight books, and author of many articles published in international journals such as Development and Change, Feminist Economics, World Development and Development Policy Review. She is coordinator of the Master in International Public Management and Public Policy (IMP).

  • A.G. Dijkstra (2008). The Impact of International Debt Relief. London & New York: Routledge
  • V.J.J.M. Bekkers, A.G. Dijkstra, A.R. Edwards & H.J.M. Fenger (Ed.). (2007). Governance and the democratic deficit: Assessing the democratic legitimacy of governance practices. Aldershot: Ashgate
  • H.N. White & A.G. Dijkstra (2003). Programme Aid and Development: Beyond Conditionality (Routledge Studies in Development Economics no.29). Londen/New York: Routledge
  • A.G. Dijkstra & J. Plantenga (Ed.). (2003). Ekonomia i ptec, Pozycja zawadowa kobiet w Unii Europejskiej. Londen/New York: Routledge
  • J. Danielson & A.G. Dijkstra (Ed.). (2001). Towards Sustainable Development in Central America and the Caribbean. Palgrave: Basingstoke and New York
  • W. Pansters, A.G. Dijkstra, P. Hoebink & E. Snel (Ed.). (2000). Rethinking Poverty: Comparative Perspectives from Below. Assen: Van Gorcum
  • W. Pansters, A.G. Dijkstra, P. Hoebink & E. Snel (2000). Rethinking Poverty: Comparative Perspectives from Below. Assen: Van Gorcum
  • A.G. Dijkstra & J. Plantenga (1997). Gender and Economics: A European Perspective. London: Routledge Books
  • A.G. Dijkstra (1995). Inflatie in Latijns Amerika: Oorzaken, Dynamiek en Bestrijding.
  • N.J. Schrijver, A.G. Dijkstra & A. Alberts (1989). Human Rights, Also for the Poorest? Development, Human Rights and Democracy in North-South Perspective (in Dutch). Amsterdam: Evert Vermeer Foundation
  • A.G. Dijkstra (2017). Nederland en de wereld van het grote geld: Weinig beweging in de internationale financiele architectuur. In A.G. Dijkstra, H.L Klaassen & P. Marks (Eds.), Klaar is Kees, Liber amicorum voor Prof. Dr. Kees van Paridon (pp. 111-122). Rotterdam: SpitZ
  • A. de Kemp & A.G. Dijkstra (2015). Evaluating general budget support. In M. Bamberger, E. Raimondo & J. Vaessen (Eds.), Dealing with Complexity in Development Evaluation: A practical approach (pp. 363-384). London: Sage
  • A.G. Dijkstra (2010). Comment to Diane Elson, 'Gender equality and economic growth: A rights based approach'. In B. Berendsen (Ed.), Economic Growth and the Common Good: From crisis to sustainable development (pp. 132-136). Amsterdam: KIT Publishers
  • A.G. Dijkstra & L. Lodewyckx (2007). The limits of donor-induced participation: An analysis of a participatory development program in Mozambique. In V. Bekkers, G. Dijkstra, A. Edwards & M. Fenger (Eds.), Governance and the Democratic Deficit: Assessing the Democratic Legitimacy of Governance Practices (pp. 183-199). Aldershot: Ashgate
  • A.G. Dijkstra (2007). Supranational governance and the challenge of democracy: The IMF and the World Bank. In V. Bekkers, G. Dijkstra, A. Edwards & M. Fenger (Eds.), Governance and the Democratic Deficit: Assessing the Democratic Legitimacy of Governance Practices (pp. 269-292). Aldershot: Ashgate
  • V.J.J.M. Bekkers, A.G. Dijkstra, A.R. Edwards & H.J.M. Fenger (2007). Governance and the democratic deficit: an evaluation. In V. Bekkers, G. Dijkstra, A. Edwards & M. Fenger (Eds.), Governance and the democratic deficit: Assessing the democratic legitimacy of governance practices (pp. 295-312). Aldershot: Ashgate
  • V.J.J.M. Bekkers, A.G. Dijkstra, A.R. Edwards & H.J.M. Fenger (2007). Governance and the democratic deficit: Introduction. In V. Bekkers, G. Dijkstra, A. Edwards & M. Fenger (Eds.), Governance and the democratic deficit: Assessing the democratic legitimacy of governance practices (pp. 3-11). Aldershot: Ashgate
  • A.G. Dijkstra (2004). The effectiveness of policy conditionality: Eight country experiences. In J. Pronk (Ed.), Catalysing development? A debate on aid (pp. 89-115). Malden/Oxford/Carlton: Blackwell
  • A.G. Dijkstra (2004). Debt relief from a donor perspective: The case of the Netherlands. In J.J. Teunissen & A. Akkerman (Eds.), HIPC Debt Relief: Myths and Reality (pp. 111-131). Den Haag: FONDAD
  • A.G. Dijkstra (2001). Crisis, adjustment and the dynamics of gender relations in Central America and the Caribbean. In A. Danielson & A.G. Dijkstra (Eds.), Towards Sustainable Development in Central America and the Caribbean (pp. 114-139). Palgrave: Basingstoke and New York
  • A.G. Dijkstra, N. de Jong & R. Vos (2001). Social Policies in Suriname. In P. van Dijck (Ed.), Suriname: The Economy: Prospects for Sustainable Development (pp. 221-245). Kingston: Ian Randle Publishers
  • R. Vos, N. de Jong & A.G. Dijkstra (2001). Employment, Income Distribution and Poverty in Suriname. In P. van Dijck (Ed.), Suriname, The Economy: prospects for Sustainable Development (pp. 189-219). Kingston: Ian Randle Publishers
  • A.G. Dijkstra, N. de Jong & R.P. Vos (2001). Social Policies. In (pp. 221-246) Kingston: Ian Riedle Publishers
  • A.G. Dijkstra, N. de Jong & R.P. Vos (2000). Equity, Effectiveness and Efficiency of Social Policies. In (pp. 37-55) Amsterdam: CEDLA
  • A.G. Dijkstra, N. de Jong & R.P. Vos (2000). Employment, Poverty and Income Distribution. In (pp. 18-37) Amsterdam: CEDLA
  • A.G. Dijkstra (2000). Economic policy making across borders: the role of IMF and the World Bank. In xx xx (Ed.), Fronteras: Towards a borderless Latin America (pp. 119-140). Amsterdam: CEDLA Latin American Studies
  • A.G. Dijkstra (2000). La ayuda externa y la pol¿ca social: Una nueva paradoja micro-macro? In (pp. 423-449) San Jose: Editorial de la Universidad de Costa Rica
  • A.G. Dijkstra (2000). La ayuda externa y la política social: Una nueva paradoja micro-macro? In S.R. Soto (Ed.), La Política Social: Vínculo Estado-Sociedad (pp. 423-449). San José: Editorial de la Universidad de Costa Rica
  • A.G. Dijkstra (1998). Stabilisation, Liberalisation and Reform: From 'Mixed' to 'Market' in Nicaragua. In (pp. 168-183) London: Frank Cass
  • A.G. Dijkstra (1997). Women in Eastern Europe: A Labour Market in Transition. In (pp. 118-135) London: Routledge Books
  • A.G. Dijkstra & J. Plantenga (1997). Introduction. In (pp. 1-14) London: Routledge Books
  • A.G. Dijkstra (1997). Financial Reform and the Efficiency of Intermediation: Banking Performance in Hungary. In (pp. 111-139) Poznan: Poznan University of Economics
  • A.G. Dijkstra & J. van Wijk (1996). Export Promotion in Costa Rica. In (pp. 191-205) London: MacMillan
  • A.G. Dijkstra & C.R. Alem¿n (1996). The Export Processing Free Zone San Bartolo in El Salvador. In (pp. 95-104) London: MacMillan
  • A.G. Dijkstra (1996). Export Markets and Competitiveness in Central America: Costa Rica and El Salvador Compared. In (pp. 67-90) Stockholm: Institute of Latin American Studies, Un. of Stockh
  • A.G. Dijkstra (1995). La Industria Tradicional Ante Las Nuevas Condiciones de Competenica: El Caso de Nicaragua. In (pp. 111-126)
  • C. Herrera U., R. Ruben & A.G. Dijkstra (2018). Climate variability and vulnerability to poverty in Nicaragua. Journal of Environmental Economics and Policy, 1-22. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21606544.2018.1433070[go to publisher's site]
  • A.G. Dijkstra (2015). Begrotingssteun ten onrechte afgeschaft; Over het gebrek aan evidence-based policy. Versvak. doi: http://www.versvak.nl/ontw4/
  • A.G. Dijkstra (2013). Debt relief and Development: The case of the 2005 debt relief agreement with Nigeria. Great Insights, 2 (1), 17-18. doi: http://dx.doi.org/http://www.ecdpm.org/Web_ECDPM/Web/Content/Navigation.nsf/index2?readform&http://www.ecdpm.org/Web_ECDPM/Web/Content/Content.nsf/vwDocID/A05EE05FB5CD1D6BC1257943003B7A16?OpenDocument
  • A.G. Dijkstra, A. de Kemp & D. Bergkamp (2012). Budget support: Conditional results; Review of an instrument (2000-2011). (Extern rapport, IOB Evaluation, no 369). The Hague: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands
  • A.G. Dijkstra (2012). Aid and health sector performance in Uganda. (Extern rapport). The Hague: Cordaid
  • A.G. Dijkstra, A. de Kemp & D. Bergkamp (2012). Begrotingssteun: Resultaten onder voorwaarden; Doorlichting van een instrument (2000-2011). (Extern rapport, IOB Evaluatie, no 369). Den Haag: Ministerie van Buitenlandse Zaken
  • A.G. Dijkstra (2012). Perspectives on the Greek debt crisis: Lessons from earlier debt crises. In P.A.G. van Bergeijk & A. van Geen (Eds.), Do we ever learn? Liber amicorum in remembrance of Karel Jansen (pp. 48-50). The Hague: IISS of Erasmus University Rotterdam
  • A.G. Dijkstra, B. Akanji, C. Hiddink, S. Sangarabalan & F.X. de Mevius (2011). Mutual interests-mutual benefits: Evaluation of the 2005 debt relief agreement between the Paris Club and Nigeria. (Extern rapport, IOB Evaluation, no 340). The Hague: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands
  • A.G. Dijkstra & A. Mr. Grigsby (2010). Evaluation of General Budget Support to Nicaragua 2005-2008. (Extern rapport, IOB Evaluation No. 329). The Hague: Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • A.G. Dijkstra (2010). The new aid paradigm: A case of policy incoherence. (Preprints, Background Paper to the UN World Economic and Social Survey (WESS)). New York: United Nations, DESA
  • A.G. Dijkstra (2008). Schuldkwijtschelding is goed, maar geen hulp. In Ministerie van Buitenlandse Zaken (Ed.), Afrika ter discussie; Het Afrikacongres 2008: Bijdragen en uitkomsten (pp. 151-155). Den Haag: Ministerie van Buitenlandse Zaken
  • A.G. Dijkstra & K. Komives (2008). El Proceso ERP y la Eficacia de la Ayuda. (Extern rapport). Stockholm: ASDI
  • A.G. Dijkstra (2008). De effectiviteit van algemene begrotingssteun. In Ministerie van Buitelandse Zaken (Ed.), Afrika ter discussie: Het Afrikacongres 2008: Bijdragen en uitkomsten (pp. 101-105). Den Haag: Ministerie van Buitenlandse Zaken
  • A.G. Dijkstra (2008). Essay: 'Niet lenen, maar schenken'. Internationale Samenwerking, 1.
  • A.G. Dijkstra & S.S. Jhagroe (2008). Assessment of Gender, Institutions and Development Country Notes. (Extern rapport). Rotterdam: Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam
  • A.G. Dijkstra & K. Komives (2008). The PRS process and the effectiveness of aid. (Extern rapport). Stockholm: SIDA
  • A.G. Dijkstra (2007). Naar een nieuw hulpbeleid [Bespreking van het boek Ontwikkelingshulp faalt; Is participatie het redmiddel?]. Internationale Spectator, 61(11), 580-581.
  • A.G. Dijkstra & K. Komives (2007). El proceso ERP y la eficacia de la ayuda: Balance de 5 años en Bolivia, Honduras y Nicaragua. Informe Regional 2007. Evaluation and monitoring of poverty reduction strategies in Latin America. (Extern rapport). Stockholm: Swedish International Development Agency (Sida)
  • A.G. Dijkstra & K. Komives (2007). The PRS process and the effectiveness of aid. Regional report 2007. Evaluation and monitoring of poverty reduction strategies in Latin America. (Extern rapport). Stockholm: Swedish International Development Agency (Sida)
  • N. de Jong, J. Rafaél del Cid, K. Biekart & A.G. Dijkstra (2007). Cooperación internacional y Ejecución Nacional ? Importa la calidad? Honduras country report 2007. Evaluation and monitoring of poverty reduction strategies in Latin America. (Extern rapport). Stockholm: Swedish International Development Agency (Sida)
  • A.G. Dijkstra (2006). Boekbespreking [Bespreking van het boek Een wereld apart: De uitsluiting van de Derde Wereld]. Internationale Spectator, 60(4), 224-225.
  • N. de Jong, R. Cid, K. Biekart & A.G. Dijkstra (2006). Honduras: Que paso con la ERP? Evaluation and monitoring of poverty reduction strategies in Latin America. (Extern rapport). Stockholm: Swedish International Development Agency (Sida)
  • J.P. Guimaraes, M. Avendano Pabon, A.G. Dijkstra & S. Agurto (2006). Nicaragua 2006. Evaluation and monitoring of poverty reduction strategies in Latin America. (Extern rapport). Stockholm: Swedish International Development Agency (Sida)
  • K. Komives & A.G. Dijkstra (2006). La responsabilidad de reducir la pobreza. Evaluation and monitoring of poverty reduction strategies in Latin America, for Sida. (Extern rapport). Stockholm: Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida)
  • A.G. Dijkstra (2006). Genero y procesos de ERP en Bolivia, Honduras y Nicaragua. Evaluation and monitoring of poverty reduction strategies in Latin America. (Extern rapport). Stockholm: Swedish International Development Agency (Sida)
  • N. de Jong, J.C. Aguilar & A.G. Dijkstra (2006). Bolivia 2006. Evaluation and Monitoring of poverty reduction strategies in Latin America. (Extern rapport). Stockholm: Swedish International Development Agency (Sida)
  • A.G. Dijkstra (2005). Schuldverplichting, schuldverlichting en economische ontwikkeling in Latijns-Amerika. Internationale Spectator, 59 (2), 92-96.
  • R. Vos, M. Cabezas, K. Komives, A.G. Dijkstra, J.P. Guimaraes & N. de Jong (2005). Regional Report 2005: Budgeting for Poverty Reduction. (Extern rapport). Stockholm: Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida)
  • N. de Jong, J.C. Aguilar, A.G. Dijkstra & C. Larrea (2005). Bolivia: dialogar o gobernar? (Extern rapport). Stockholm: Swedish International Development Agency (Sida)
  • K. Komives, J.C. Aguilar & A.G. Dijkstra (2004). Reducir la pobreza y crear riqueza en Bolivia, Cual la contribución del 'proceso PRSP'? (Extern rapport). Den Haag: ISS/ MIMEO
  • K. Komives, J.C. Aguilar, C. Larrea & A.G. Dijkstra (2003). La estrategia Boliviana de Reducción de Pobreza: "La nueve brillante idea?". (Extern rapport). Den Haag: ISS, mimeo
  • A.G. Dijkstra & T. Evans (2003). Results of debt relief in Nicaragua: Case study of the IOB evaluation of Dutch debt relief. (Extern rapport). The Hague: IOB
  • A.G. Dijkstra (2003). IOB. Resultaten van Internationale Schuldverlichting 1990 - 1999, met casestudies van Bolivia, Jamaica, Mozambique, Nicaragua, Oeganda, Tanzania en Zambia. (Extern rapport). Den Haag: Inspecite Ontwikkelingssamenwerking en Beleidsevaluatie
  • A.G. Dijkstra & N. Hermes (2003). The debt crisis, international responses, and results of debt relief. Working Document, Policy and Operations Evaluation Department. (Extern rapport). the Hague: IOB
  • A.G. Dijkstra (2003). De impact van schuldverlichting. Economisch-Statistische Berichten, 88 (4415), 466-469.
  • A.G. Dijkstra (2003). Results of international debt relief, with case studies of Bolivia, Jamaica, Mozambique, Nicaragua, Peru, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. (Extern rapport). The Hague: Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • A.G. Dijkstra (2002). Nicaragua: Fondo de Inversion Social de Emergencia (FISE). (Extern rapport). Washington: [s.n.]
  • A.G. Dijkstra & J. Green (2002). Jamaica Social Investment Fund. (Extern rapport). Washington: [s.n.]
  • A.G. Dijkstra (2001). Cuba: restructuring the Economy [Bespreking van het boek Cuba: Restructuring the Economy: A Contribution to the Debate]. .
  • A.G. Dijkstra (2001). The Bolivian Experiment: Structural Adjustment and Poverty Alleviation [Bespreking van het boek The Bolivian Experiment: Structural Adjustment and Poverty Alleviation]. .
  • A.G. Dijkstra (2001). Effectiviteit van ontwikkelingshulp. Economisch-Statistische Berichten, 86 (4296), 176-178.
  • A.G. Dijkstra (2013). Internationale solidariteit? Alleen als het ook wat oplevert. Idee. Tijdschrift van het Wetenschappelijk Bureau van D66, 34 (2), 55-59.
  • A.G. Dijkstra (2013). Mondiaal bestuur en de democratische uitdaging: IMF en Wereldbank. In Hans Opschoor & Lou Keune (Eds.), Internationale Ontwikkeling en Mondiaal Bestuur: Noodzaak, opties en dilemma's (Platform DSE) (pp. 43-50). Platform Duurzame en Solidaire Economie
  • A.G. Dijkstra, H.L. Klaassen & P.K. Marks (Ed.). (2017). Klaar is Kees. Rotterdam: SpitZ
  • D. Bitondo, A.G. Dijkstra & S.G. Nooteboom (2013). Improving governance of economic development through environmental impact assessment. African Forum of the International Institute of Administrative Sciences (IIAS): Yaounde, Cameroon (2013, november 28).
  • A.G. Dijkstra (2008). Global governance and poor countries' debts: gain or chain? 2th EADI General Conference: Geneva (2008, juni 24 - 2008, juni 28).
  • A.G. Dijkstra (Ed.). (2007) Journal of European Social Policy, Referee.
  • A.G. Dijkstra (Ed.). (2007) Feminist Economics, Referee.
  • A.G. Dijkstra (2007). The problematic relationship between aid and governance. 4th NIG Annual Work Conference: Tilburg (2007, november 8).
  • A.G. Dijkstra (2007). Gender and poverty reduction strategy processes in Latin America. 2007 LASA (Latin American Studies Association) Congress: Montréal (2007, september 5 - 2007, september 8).
  • A.G. Dijkstra (Ed.). (2007) European Review of Latin American and Caribbean Studies, referee.
  • A.G. Dijkstra (Ed.). (2006) Feminist Economics, Referee.
  • A.G. Dijkstra (2006). Comments to Tony Addison, Debt relief: the development and poverty impact. Conference Foreign Aid Policy: Stockholm (2006, mei 14).
  • A.G. Dijkstra (2006). The PRS process and harmonization & alignment: Reflections on aid effectiveness. IOB International Conference ¿Challenging the Poverty Reduction Paradigm¿: Antwerp (2006, november 16 - 2006, november 17).
  • A.G. Dijkstra (Ed.). (2006) Journal of Human Development, Referee.
  • A.G. Dijkstra (2005). Examining the EU shift to programme aid. EADI Working Group on European Development Cooperation to 2010: Bonn (2005, september 21 - 2005, september 24).
  • A.G. Dijkstra (2004). Donors and PRSPs; The new 'paradigm for developmentin Latin American practice. Conference of Latin American Studies Association (LASA): Las Vegas (2004, oktober 8).
  • A.G. Dijkstra (Ed.). (2004) Feminist Economics.
  • A.G. Dijkstra (Ed.). (2004) European Review of Latin American and Caribbean Studies.
  • A.G. Dijkstra (Ed.). (2004) World Development.
  • A.G. Dijkstra (Ed.). (2002) Feminist Economics.
  • A.G. Dijkstra (2002). "Social funds and sustainable development: The Nicaraguan experience". European Latinamericanists Conferentie: Amsterdam (2002, juli 3).
  • A.G. Dijkstra (Ed.). (2002) Development and Change.
  • A.G. Dijkstra & N. Hermes (2001). "Debt relief and economie recovery in Latin America: Lessons for HIPCs". Conference of the Latin American Studies Association (LASA): Washington (2001, september 6).
  • A.G. Dijkstra & N. Hermes (2001). "The uncertainty of debt service payments and economic growth in highly indebted poor countries: Is there a case for debt relief? UNU-WIDER conference on Debt Relief: Helsinki (2001, augustus 17).
  • A.G. Dijkstra (2000). The effectiveness of policy conditionality: An augmented principal-agent framework. Development Economics Seminar/Seminar of Dutch Network for Institutional Economics: Den Haag (2000, mei 2).
  • A.G. Dijkstra (2000). Structural adjustment and poverty reduction in Nicaragua. The 2000 meeting of the Latin American Studies Association: Miami (2000, maart 16).

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