Economic Development and International Institutions

Development economics has been a long-standing research strength of the department, with innovative work ranging from rural poverty and enterprise technology, through macroeconomic policy and aid strategy, to international trade and foreign investment. This work is characterised by an emphasis on the testing of analytical models on primary empirical data.

In recent years, a new focus on the international economic institutions has emerged, addressing issues of financial governance, international taxation and environmental regulation.

The research groups working on this theme are the International Growth Centre (IGC), jointly with the Oxford Department of Economics and London School of Economics; and the Technology and Management Centre for Development (TMCD). There are also a number of senior scholars in the department with individual research projects in this field.

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Fieldwork photo by Jean-Benoit Falisse, DPhil in International Development

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Oxford Digital Diplomacy Research Group
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Fracturing echo chambers of hate
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Fracturing echo chambers of hate
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Understanding industrial parks
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Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE): women’s economic empowerment and poverty in post-t...
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27 Mar, 2014
New Blog Post: Corneliu Bjola on Predicting Climate Change Negotiation Outcomes
28 Feb, 2014
Video of UNIDO Director General's Distinguished Guest Lecture on Industrialisation Now Available
17 Feb, 2014
China Daily Interviews Xiaolan Fu on Innovation in China
21 Jan, 2014
UNIDO Director General to Speak on Importance of Industrialization on 13 Feb
11 Dec, 2013
New WIDER Working Paper by Valpy FitzGerald on International Fiscal Implications of Global Poverty Reduction and Global Public Goods Provision
11 Dec, 2013
Diego Sanchez-Ancochea Co-authors New CROP Poverty Brief on Social Policy Architecture and Poverty Eradication in the Post-MDGs Agenda
28 Nov, 2013
Handbook of Central American Governance: New Book Co-Edited by Diego Sanchez-Ancochea
26 Nov, 2013
Xiaolan Fu and Consortium Win EUR2.5M from EC FP7 for Research on MNEs and Development
16 Jul, 2013
TMD Centre to Host 6th Annual AIE Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Inclusive and Sustainable Development
15 Jul, 2013
Valpy FitzGerald Awarded Honorary Doctorate by University of Madrid

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