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Simone Dietrich

Prof. Simone Dietrich

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Avant de rejoindre l’Université de Genève, Simone Dietrich entreprend une carrière académique en tant que postdoc à Princeton (Etats-Unis), professeure assistante à l’Université du Missouri (Etats-Unis), puis comme professeure associée à l’Université d’Essex (Angleterre). Simone Dietrich a obtenu son doctorat en science politique de l’Université de Pennsylvania State en 2011. Elle enseigne dans le domaine des relations internationales et de la politique économique internationale.




Relations internationales

Politique comparee



Politique économique, institutions internationales, gouvernance global, l’aide au développement



Projet de recherche :

Evaluating the Pursuit of International Development Norms through Peer Review: Evidence from the OECD Development Assistance Committee. Projet FNS (100017_188807)

Publications :



"States, Markets, and Foreign Aid.” Cambridge University Press. 2021.


Articles scientifiques:

"Foreign Aid and Judicial Autonomy." With Margaret Ariotti and Joseph Wright. Review of International Organizations. Forthcoming.

"How to Make Elite Experiments Work in International Relations." European Journal of International Relations. With Heidi Hardt and Haley Swedlund. 2021.

"Foreign Aid and Quality of Government." in Oxford Handbook of Quality of Government. New York: Oxford University Press. 2021. With Matthew Winters.

"From Text to Political Positions on Foreign Aid: Analysis of Aid Mentions in Party Manifestos from 1960 to 2015." International Studies Quarterly. With Helen Milner and Jonathan Slapin. 2020

"Overseas Credit Claiming and Support for Foreign Aid." Journal of Experimental Political Science 6: 159-179. With Susan Hyde and Matthew Winters. 2019.

"Aiding the Virtuous Circle? International Development Assistance and the Legitimacy of Government Actors in Bangladesh." Journal of International State Building 12(4) 468-483. With Minhaj Mahmud and Matthew Winters. 2018.

"Foreign Aid, Foreign Policy, and Government Legitimacy: Experimental Evidence from Bangladesh." Journal of Politics 80(1): 133-48. With Minhaj Mahmud and Matthew Winters. 2018.

"Perceptions of Foreign Aid Quality in Bangladesh." Research and Politics 4(4): 1-6. With Minhaj Mahmud and Matthew Winters. 2017.

"INGO Human Rights Shaming and Foreign Aid Delivery." Review of International Organizations 12: 95-120. With Amanda Murdie. 2017. 

"EU Democracy Promotion, Conditionality, and Judicial Autonomy." In Alina Mungiu-Pippidi and Jana Warkotsch, eds. Beyond the Panama Papers. The Performance of EU Good Governance Promotion. Columbia University Press. 2017.

"Donor Political Economies and the Pursuit of Aid Effectiveness." International Organization 70 (1): 65-102. 2016.

”State or Regime? The Impact of Political Institutions on Human Development." European Journal of Development Research 28(2): 252-269With Michael Bernhard. 2016.

"Foreign Aid and Government Legitimacy." Journal of Experimental Political Science 2(2): 164-171. With Matthew Winters. 2016.

"Foreign Aid Allocation Tactics and Democratic Change in Africa." Journal of Politics 77 (1) : 216-234. With Joseph Wright. 2015

"Bypass or Engage? Explaining Donor Delivery Tactics in Aid Allocation." International Studies Quarterly 57(4): 698-712. 2013.

"Foreign Aid and Democratic Consolidation in Africa." In Nicolas van de Walle and Danielle Resnik, eds. Foreign Aid and Democratic Consolidation in Sub-Saharan Africa. Oxford University Press. 2013. With Joseph Wright

"The Politics of Health Aid: Why Corrupt Governments Have Incentives to Implement Aid Effectively." World Development 39(1): 55-63. 2011.