PhD defence: Stefano Tripodi

In order to obtain the PhD degree, Stefano Tripodi has submitted his thesis entitled: Alternative Microfinance Lending Schemes in Agriculture Evidence from Uganda

Onsdag, 12 oktober, 2022 - 16:00 to 18:00


Stefano Tripodi

This Thesis explores several dimensions of poverty and develops procedures and mechanisms to understand individuals' and households' decision making in situation of scarcity. The first Chapter studies how rural households' welfare in Uganda is affected by environment degradation. The second Chapter tests different procedure to elicit Willingness to Pay during fieldwork. Chapter three looks at the effect of desert locust swarms on farm profits in rural Ethiopia, and Chapter four studies the causal effect of male unemployment on intimate partner violence in urban Uganda


Primary Supervisor:
Associate Professor Birthe Larsen

Department of Economics

Copenhagen Business School


Secondary Supervisor:

Associate Professor Battista Severgnini

Department of Economics

Copenhagen Business School


Assessment Committee:

Associate Professor Herdis Steingrimsdottir (Chair)

Department of Economics

Copenhagen Business School


Associate Professor Owen Ozier

Department of Economics

William College


Professor Thomas Markussen

Department of Economics

University of Copenhagen


The thesis will be available from'

Organised by

CBS PhD School




16:00 - 18:00


Copenhagen Business School
Porcelænshaven 16A
2000 Frederiksberg
Room: PH16A 2.80


It will also be possible to attend the defence via Microsoft Teams at the following link:


*Please note in connection with the online defence that the microphone and camera of all spectators must be turned off!


Sidst opdateret: Sekretariat for Ledelse og Kommunikation // 11/07/2023