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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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Creating a domestic refugee regime in Kenya: the transfer of the management of refugee affairs fro...
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Precarious politics: nationalism and pragmatism among Palestinian refugee youth
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Parallel states, public goods, and the competition for legitimacy in Kosovo
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The Role of Internationalisation on Technological Capability-Upgrading in Developing Countries...
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Influencing policy on early marriage in India
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Helping job seekers in Ethiopia
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India’s emerging ‘rurbans’
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An ethnography of policy stability, change and subversion in the distribution of asylum responsibi...
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'The law is just background noise': the politics of land governance in urban Pakistan...
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Valpy FitzGerald
Professor Emeritus of International Development Finance
Solange Fontana
Research Student
Xiaolan Fu
Professor of Technology and International Development
Samuel Galler
Research Student
Pratim Ghosal
Research Student
Douglas Gollin
Professor of Development Economics
Geoff Goodwin
Departmental Lecturer in Development Studies
Nandini Gooptu
Associate Professor of South Asian Studies
Humaira Hansrod
Research Student

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15 Apr, 2020
New paper co-authored by Xiaolan Fu examines growth impact of Chinese outward foreign direct investment
11 Mar, 2020
New article co-authored by Robtel Neajai Pailey explores voting behaviour in Liberia's 2017 election
07 Apr, 2020
New RSC book analyses how refugees can act as providers of social protection
30 Mar, 2020
New article from RSC explores role of mayors in response to refugee arrivals in Turkey and Lebanon
30 Mar, 2020
New article from RSC explores role of mayors in response to refugee arrivals in Turkey and Lebanon
06 Apr, 2020
Young Lives publish new open access book on child marriage
10 Mar, 2020
Young Lives awarded £9.4 million to continue research into children and youth
10 Mar, 2020
Young Lives awarded £9.4 million to continue research into children and youth
10 Mar, 2020
Young Lives awarded £9.4 million to continue research into children and youth

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28 Apr, 2020
'Coercion or the social contract? COVID-19 and spatial (in)justice in African cities'. In this co-authored open-access article, Loren Landau argues that the disease and the policy interventions intended to address the novel virus will inadvertently erode what resilience the urban poor have built to survive
28 Apr, 2020
'Global health security and pandemics: Africa and COVID-19'. In an online video panel, Dr Simukai Chigudu and Prof Sophie Harman discuss how Africa is not a blank canvas in which the pandemic will play out in a uniform fashion
22 Apr, 2020
'Distress deepens in Indian villages, worsening economic pain'. Professor Nikita Sud speaks to Bloomberg about rural unemployment in India in light of migrants' return to their villages
21 Apr, 2020
'Shelter from the Middle East’s perfect storm'. Dr Adeel Malik writes for Project Syndicate on the critical necessity of a new cooperative regional order in the Middle East
17 Apr, 2020
'Mobile immobility: Circular migrants in India during the pandemic'. Former ODID DPhil Indrajit Roy explains how exclusion of migrant workers in India is endemic, and how the lockdown has rendered their situation even more precarious
17 Apr, 2020
'Nearly 60 million of India’s poor most vulnerable'. Sabina Alkire and Christian Oldiges spoke to Hindustan Times about the high risk of the pandemic to India's most poor
14 Apr, 2020
'COVID-19 has Kenyan refugee camp on edge'. Dr Cory Rodgers wrote in The New Humanitarian on preparations at the Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya ahead of a potential outbreak of the virus
13 Apr, 2020
'Africa does not need saving during this pandemic'. Robtel Neajai Pailey writes for Al Jazeera on what lessons can be learnt from the Global South's examples of ingenuity, generosity and empathy during the pandemic
08 Apr, 2020
'The Marooned Malaise: Covid-19 and Africa’s stolen futures'. Prof Loren Landau reflects on what the Covid-19 containment means for sub-Saharan African imaginations and politics

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