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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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Exploring a sharing society: land and sustainability in India
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After exit: assessing the consequences of United Nations peacekeeping withdrawal
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Journeys in dangerous waters: indigenous knowledge and climate adaptation in coastal areas
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Improving the work of labour courts in Mexico
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Civil humanitarianism and the politics of refugee solidarity
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The political economy of water in the Andean region
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Economic informalisation and democratisation in Zimbabwe (provisional)
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Aural borders, audible migrations: Sound and citizenship in Athens
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Muslims and non-Muslims in England
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Alessandro Corso
ESRC Postdoctoral Fellow
Alessandro Corso
ESRC Postdoctoral Fellow
Frances Cossar
Research Student
Julie Dayot
Research Student
Vyoma Dhar Sharma
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Imogen Dobie
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Cheryl Doss
Senior Departmental Lecturer in Development Economics and Associate Professor
Sherine El Taraboulsi-McCarthy
Research Student
Arndt Emmerich
Research Student

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Headshots of Dan Hodgkinson and Natalia Bruiton
03 Jul, 2020
ODID awarded two Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships
Headshots of Dan Hodgkinson and Natalia Bruiton
03 Jul, 2020
ODID awarded two Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships
01 Jul, 2020
Andy McKay joins ODID as new Director of Young Lives
01 Jul, 2020
Andy McKay joins ODID as new Director of Young Lives
01 Jul, 2020
Andy McKay joins ODID as new Director of Young Lives
01 Jul, 2020
Andy McKay joins ODID as new Director of Young Lives
01 May, 2020
Laura Rival and colleagues investigate impact of COVID-19 on indigenous peoples in Amazon
19 May, 2020
New article co-authored by DPhil Biruk Terrefe explores governance of transport infrastructure interfaces
23 Apr, 2020
New article by Anne Irfan explores relationship between PLO and UNRWA

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04 Jun, 2020
'Fare City insight series: Addis Ababa'. In a podcast for the Fare City think tank, DPhil Biruk Terrefe discusses how Addis Ababa is responding to COVID-19
30 May, 2020
'How Colonialism and Austerity Are Shaping Africa’s Response to the Coronavirus'. Simukai Chigudu is interviewed by Jacobin magazine
25 May, 2020
'Labour market effects of COVID-19 in sub-Saharan Africa: An informality lens from Burkina Faso, Mali and Senegal'. Elvis Avenyo and colleagues present survey evidence on labour market effects of pandemic in Senegal, Mali, and Burkina Faso in new working paper for UNU MERIT
20 May, 2020
'Many refugees living in Nairobi struggle to survive because of COVID-19'. Naohiko Omatta writes for the Conversation on the ways in which the pandemic are disrupting refugees' ability to support themselves
18 May, 2020
'Coming of age in the time of coronavirus: young lives and families in low- and middle-income countries'. Gina Crivello draws on the findings of Young Lives' Young Marriage and Parenthood study and the implications of COVID-19
18 May, 2020
'Coming of age in the time of coronavirus: young lives and families in low- and middle-income countries'. Gina Crivello draws on the findings of Young Lives' Young Marriage and Parenthood study and the implications of COVID-19
18 May, 2020
'Coming of age in the time of coronavirus: young lives and families in low- and middle-income countries'. Gina Crivello draws on the findings of Young Lives' Young Marriage and Parenthood study and the implications of COVID-19
04 May, 2020
'COVID-19 and the future of microfinance: Evidence and insights from Pakistan'. New article co-authored by Muhammad Meki examines the impact of the pandemic on local microfinance institutions in Pakistan, offering insights for policy reform
01 May, 2020
'Buyer responsibility and the growing crisis in Bangladesh'. Chris Woodruff looks at the impact of COVID-19 on the Bangladesh garment industry and suggests decisions by foreign buyers on whether to honour commitments to previously agreed orders will play a crucial role

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