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Franziska Gassmann is Professor of Social Protection and Development at Maastricht University and Professor Poverty and Social Protection at Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Science. She is currently leading the research theme on Social Protection, Inclusive Innovation and Development at the United Nations University – Maastricht Economic and social Research institute on Innovation and Technology (UNU-MERIT). Professor Gassmann has experience as consultant and adviser to governments and international organisations on social policy issues. She has project experience in more than 15 countries in Europe, Asia and Africa and is leading the Research Group on Social Protection "Cost-benefit analysis of cash transfer programmes and post trauma services for the economic empowerment of women in Uganda".