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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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Agricultural development, mechanization and rental markets: theory and empirics from Ghana and Eth...
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The political economy of economic diversification in Nigeria
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Non-state actors and state building in divided societies: the case of Libya (1939-1970)
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Digital diaspora diplomacy
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Refugee youth: agency and aspiration
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Refugee economies in Uganda: creating new market-based opportunities
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Emergency shelter
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Humanitarian nutrition
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The remittance debate reconsidered: Reverse remittance practice among Ghanaian migrants in the UK...
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Amogh Sharma
Research Student
James Simpson
Research Student
Nikita Sud
Associate Professor of Development Studies
Rosemary Thorp
Reader Emeritus in Development Economics
Zainab Usman
Research Student
Robin Vandevoordt
Early Career Fellow in Refugee and Forced Migration Studies
Luis Vargas Faulbaum
Research Student
Susanne Verheul
Leverhulme Early Career Fellow
Claire Walkey
Research Student

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10 May, 2018
Nikita Sud to deliver keynote at Association for Anglophone Postcolonial Studies conference
08 May, 2018
New article co-authored by Xiaolan Fu explores reverse learning by emerging market MNEs
02 May, 2018
Survey to explore sources of religious influence among Muslim university students in UK, US
26 Apr, 2018
Xiaolan Fu speaks at Alibaba global SME summit
26 Apr, 2018
Douglas Gollin speaks at World Bank Agriculture Policies Community of Practice
16 Mar, 2018
ODID welcomes Saja al Zoubi to research refugees and gender
15 Mar, 2018
New Book edited by Raufu Mustapha and David Ehrhardt: Creed and Grievance
07 Mar, 2018
New article co-authored by Cheryl Doss explores effects of youth migration on labour in African agrarian households
02 Mar, 2018
New research programme to explore African governance

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20 Feb, 2017
'What is needed are strong regulations pertaining to wages and conditions at work, which would prevent all workers - local or migrant - from being exploited'. Indrajit Roy quoted in article for Hinudstan Times
09 Feb, 2017
'The bottom line is we don't have the luxury of neglecting Liberian small- to medium-sized enterprises'. Robtel Neajai Pailey comments for NPR on a conflict between ice-cream businesses in Liberia
07 Feb, 2017
'A combination of aspiration and desperation is fuelling migration in India'. Indrajit Roy interviewed by Hindustan Times
07 Feb, 2017
'What is at stake for Latin America today?'. Diego Sanchez Ancochea contributes to an expert panel for the Guardian
05 Feb, 2017
'The human cost for Central Americans could be very big'. Diego Sanchez-Ancochea comments in Sunday Times as Mexico floats end to border cooperation with US
02 Feb, 2017
'To many ... Modi followers, these NGOs are simply anti-national'. Nikita Sud comments in Daily Mail on Narendra Modi's moves against foreign NGOs
17 Jan, 2017
'Generous friend or reckless bully: Sushma Swaraj’s Twitter diplomacy is a dangerous tightrope walk'. Corneliu Bjola and Ilan Manor quoted in Quartz on Indian Foreign Minister's twiplomatic controversy over Amazon
17 Jan, 2017
'The new superpowers in the global land grab and how they operate'. Nikita Sud writes for The Conversation
17 Jan, 2017
'Africa’s lessons for Trump’s America'. Read first of Robtel Neajai Pailey's new columns for New African Magazine

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