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Understanding 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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Understanding industrial parks
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The Global Governed? Refugees as Providers of Protection and Assistance
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Trade unions and collective bargaining in urban labour markets: the case of West Bengal
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Electoral integrity: sub-national India
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Monitoring Marange: human rights surveillance, the Kimberley Process, and Zimbabwe’s blood diamond...
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Politics of citizenship and settlement in Ahmedabad in the aftermath of the 2002 Gujarat riots in...
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Emre Eren Korkmaz
Departmental Lecturer in Migration and Development
Pramila Krishnan
Professor of Development Economics
Simiran Lalvani
Research Student
Francesca Lessa
Departmental Lecturer in Latin American Studies and Development
Ian Madison
Research Student
Adeel Malik
Globe Fellow in the Economies of Muslim Societies and Associate Professor
Andy McKay
Director, Young Lives
Sana Moyeen
Research Student
Asa Mudzimu
Research Student

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09 Nov, 2020
New donation for OPHI research into links between poverty and the environment
A woman in mask stands in front of a screen presenting the vulnerability index
15 Oct, 2020
Honduras pilot project strengthens transparency in fight against COVID vulnerability
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

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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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