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The study of specific developing countries and regions underpins our empirical enquiry into our four research themes.

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Land for Industry: State-Society Relations in Agrarian Maharashtra
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A party-state derailed: The techno-politics of infrastructure and bureaucracy in EPRDF’s Ethiopia...
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Property inheritance, the state and class reproduction in Johannesburg, South Africa
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Pathways to post-extractivism in Latin America
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Redesigning agrifood systems
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Decolonising knowledge and pluralising science
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Politics of the poor: banking on Universal Basic Income in India
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Barriers to youth employment in South Africa
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Consolidating power and shifting coalitions in Bangladesh
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Christopher Adam
Professor of Development Economics
Aisha Ahmad
Research Student
Rakib Akhtar
Research Student
Olanshile Akintola
Research Student
Saja Taha Al Zoubi
Visiting Researcher and Postdoctoral Fellow, Christ Church
Jocelyn Alexander
Professor of Commonwealth Studies
Ruben Andersson
Associate Professor of Migration and Development
Masooda Bano
Professor of Development Studies
Nora Bardelli
Research Student

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21 Sep, 2020
New article co-authored by Alexander Betts and Evan Easton-Calabria explores provision of assistance by refugees
15 Sep, 2020
Christopher Woodruff and colleagues win Victor Urquidi Prize in Economics
05 Sep, 2020
New article co-authored by Christopher Adam explores possible lockdown recovery paths in Africa
24 Aug, 2020
New article by Catherine Briddick evaluates residence rights of migrant victims of domestic violence in Europe
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30 Jul, 2020
New article co-authored by Jocelyn Alexander explores training of Southern African liberation movements
20 Aug, 2020
New article co-authored by Cheryl Doss examines gender, lockdown and food security
20 Aug, 2020
Anne Irfan wins Contemporary Levant's Best Paper Award for 2020
12 Aug, 2020
Initial findings from Young Lives at Work’s Phone Survey now published
12 Aug, 2020
Initial findings from Young Lives at Work’s Phone Survey now published

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22 Sep, 2020
'Coronavirus India Update'. Nikita Sud spoke to BBC Hindi about India's informal economy under COVID, where the shock of the pandemic and lockdown has been felt most acutely.
16 Sep, 2020
'India overtakes Brazil to record second-biggest caseload'. Nikita Sud was interviewed by TRT World about India's twin economic and health crisis
06 Aug, 2020
'The Many Lives and Meanings of Waste'. Aparna Agarwal writes for the Wire India about the waste crisis in India, and the socio-economic structures associated with waste production and management.
24 Jul, 2020
'COVID-19: an existential threat for Indigenous peoples of the Amazon'. Our DPhil Theodor Borrmann writes for PreventionWeb about the devastating impact of the pandemic in the Amazon basin, where it has amplified structural problems and is threatening to destroy whole peoples and communities.
22 Jul, 2020
'Covid-19 has throttled South Africa’s economy'. The Economist highlights research co-authored by DPhil Rocco Zizzamia on the impact of the pandemic on employment and poverty in South Africa
20 Jul, 2020
'COVID-19, Lockdowns, and Africa’s Informal Sector: Lessons from Ghana'. Elvis Avenyo and colleagues explore how the lockdown might affect the performance of informal enterprises in two urban areas of Ghana in a new UNU Merit Working Paper
08 Jul, 2020
'Austerity in the Gulf states: why it’s alarming for women’s progress'. DPhil Humaira Hansrod writes for the Conversation
23 Jun, 2020
'Megaprojects in Addis Ababa raise questions about spatial justice'. DPhil Biruk Terrefe writes for the Conversation
19 Jun, 2020
'Hitting the Brakes: Rise in COVID-19 cases in India forces more lockdowns'. Nikita Sud is interviewed by TRT World on the economic implications of Covid for India as it goes in and out of cycles of lockdown.

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