Annemarie van de Vijsel works at The Broker as a research editor on Inclusive Economy and on Power Dynamics and Natural Resources. She also works as a freelance journalist and photographer.
Annemarie did a Research Master’s in International Development Studies and a Master’s in Journalism and Media at the University of Amsterdam and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Human Geography from Utrecht University. In 2010, she worked at The Broker as a junior research editor.
Annemarie’s specialty areas are research and journalism (and especially the nexus between the two), development studies, conflict studies and Latin America.
Over 200 million people worldwide are officially unemployed and looking for work. A much larger number of people, however, has a job, but one that is uncertain, unstable and precarious and does not help them out of poverty. Rising economic growth...read more
Welcome to The Broker’s dossier on employment. Global employment trends can be confusing. For example, they show an increase in the numbers of unemployed people while at the same time an increase in the amount of jobs. Population growth alone cann...read more
This dossier on ‘Power dynamics and natural resources’ contains five case-study articles and a synthesis summary on the power dynamics underlying both ‘open’ and ‘hidden’ conflicts over natural resources. The dossier also comprises a debate with t...read more
This is a list of selected reports, papers and databases on social protection in developing countries. It consists of three tables: Table 1 contains a selection of reports by institutions as well as their theme pages on social protection; Table...read more
Social protection schemes look very different across the world. They traditionally protect people from income fall after shocks. But some programmes have higher aims: increasing the economic opportunities and promoting the potential of those who a...read more
Complementary currencies can increase local economic inclusion. Is this the way forward?read more
African economic transformation should be inclusive, but how can this be achieved? Experts discussed this at the launch of the preview of the 2013 African Transformation Report.read more
Both the civil war and the tsunami have had a deep impact on the mental well-being of children in Sri Lanka. Sundaram Divakalala argues that the psychosocial care of these children should be based on research, not intuition.read more