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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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Global soldiers in the Cold War: making Southern Africa’s liberation armies
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Colonial biomedical infrastructures and the interpenetration of biomedical knowledge in northwest...
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‘Doing politics’: exploring the professionalisation of politics in India
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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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Loss and access to healthcare for hurricane survivors
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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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Solange Fontana
Research Student
Xiaolan Fu
Professor of Technology and International Development
Pratim Ghosal
Research Student
Douglas Gollin
Professor of Development Economics
Nandini Gooptu
Associate Professor of South Asian Studies
Humaira Hansrod
Research Student
Jamelia Harris
Research Student
Barbara Harriss-White
Professor Emeritus of Development Studies
Dan Hodgkinson
Leverhulme Early Career Fellow

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04 Mar, 2021
New book by Xiaolan Fu investigates nature and sources of innovation in Africa
04 Mar, 2021
Latest Young Lives research finds COVID widening inequalities for poorest young people in developing countries
04 Mar, 2021
Latest Young Lives research finds COVID widening inequalities for poorest young people in developing countries
04 Mar, 2021
Latest Young Lives research finds COVID widening inequalities for poorest young people in developing countries
04 Mar, 2021
Latest Young Lives research finds COVID widening inequalities for poorest young people in developing countries
20 Jan, 2021
Francesca Lessa writes opening chapter of Uruguay human rights report
10 Dec, 2020
New article by Susanne Verheul analyses 'sensory politics' of courts in Zimbabwe
19 Jan, 2021
New article by David Jackman explores role of student movements in Bangladesh
30 Jan, 2021
New article co-authored by Douglas Gollin explores differences in productivity across farms in Africa

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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.
22 Sep, 2020
'Cash transfers can help refugees, but they also carry risks. Insights from Kenya'. Cory Rodgers, Jade Siu and Olivier Sterck write for the Conversation
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 crises
22 Aug, 2020
'Hunger, lost income and increased anxiety: how coronavirus lockdowns put huge pressure on young people around the world'. Marta Favara, Alan Sanchez, Catherine Porter and Douglas Scott write for the Conversation
22 Aug, 2020
'Hunger, lost income and increased anxiety: how coronavirus lockdowns put huge pressure on young people around the world'. Marta Favara, Alan Sanchez, Catherine Porter and Douglas Scott write for the Conversation
22 Aug, 2020
'Hunger, lost income and increased anxiety: how coronavirus lockdowns put huge pressure on young people around the world'. Marta Favara, Alan Sanchez, Catherine Porter and Douglas Scott write for the Conversation
22 Aug, 2020
'Hunger, lost income and increased anxiety: how coronavirus lockdowns put huge pressure on young people around the world'. Marta Favara, Alan Sanchez, Catherine Porter and Douglas Scott write for the Conversation
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.

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