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Post-conflict transition in Burundi
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Refugee economies
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Diffusion of innovation in low income countries (DILIC)
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Marked out: histories of student protest in Rhodesia and Zimbabwe, 1957 to now
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Patterns, determinants, and effects of internal migration among young adults in Ethiopia, India, P...
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The risk crucible: managing multiple insecurities in the western Sahel
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To what extent is UNHCR's intervention in Afghanistan shaped by incentives in the humanitaria...
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Rethinking rural development: negotiation in agricultural and food systems
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Beyond greed and grievance: investigating the multi-causal factors of the Niger Delta conflicts...
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Nika Soon-Shiong
Research Student
Nikita Sud
Associate Professor of Development Studies
Biruk Terrefe
Research Student
Rosemary Thorp
Reader Emeritus in Development Economics
Hailemariam Tiruneh Ayalew
Departmental Lecturer in Development Economics
Haily Tran
Luis Vargas Faulbaum
Research Student
Emma Walker-Silverman
Research Student
Claire Walkey
Research Student

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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
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

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26 Mar, 2020
'From cholera to corona: The politics of plagues in Africa'. Prof Simukai Chigudu discusses the lessons for coronavirus response that we can learn from the 2008 cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe
25 Mar, 2020
‘They have been left completely in limbo’. Nikita Sud interviewed by TRT World on the impact of India's coronavirus lockdown on the country's informal workers
25 Mar, 2020
'Oxford scholar sees COVID-19 pandemic as "wake-up call for collaboration"'. Xiaolan Fu spoke to Zinhua News about the need for global corporation to address the pandemic
20 Mar, 2020
'Italy’s fight against Covid-19 depends on continued solidarity'. ODID Alumna Dr Luisa Enria wrote for Open Democracy on the importance of maintaining solidarity in fighting the coronavirus pandemic in Italy
17 Mar, 2020
'The Modi government is facing a crisis of credibility in the political as well as economic sphere'. Nikita Sud quoted by Bloomberg
03 Mar, 2020
'The division of global value chains has been changing'. Xiaolan Fu interviewed by Xinhua Net on the likely impact of the coronavirus epidemic on the Chinese economy
01 Mar, 2020
'Push comes to shove, it is the demands of dominant groups that are given primacy in state policy and practice'. Nikita Sud comments for Reuters on conflicts over common land in India due to conservation and tree planting efforts
29 Jan, 2020
'He lacks the traditional skill set of a president but has the popular mandate to get himself a good team. Instead he has allowed himself to be advised incorrectly'. Robtel Neajai Pailey quoted by Al Jazeera on growing unpopularity of Liberia's George Weah
28 Jan, 2020
'Cronies Everywhere'. Kemal Dervis reviews Adeel Malik's book Crony Capitalism in the Middle East for Project Syndicate

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