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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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A party-state derailed: The techno-politics of infrastructure and bureaucracy in EPRDF’s Ethiopia...
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Property inheritance, the state and class reproduction in Johannesburg, South Africa
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Pathways to post-extractivism in Latin America
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Redesigning agrifood systems
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Decolonising knowledge and pluralising science
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Politics of the poor: banking on Universal Basic Income in India
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Barriers to youth employment in South Africa
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Consolidating power and shifting coalitions in Bangladesh
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Cities and dominance: urban strategies and struggles in authoritarian transitions
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Christopher Adam
Professor of Development Economics
Aisha Ahmad
Research Student
Rakib Akhtar
Research Student
Olanshile Akintola
Research Student
Saja Taha Al Zoubi
Visiting Researcher and Postdoctoral Fellow, Christ Church
Jocelyn Alexander
Professor of Commonwealth Studies
Ruben Andersson
Associate Professor of Migration and Development
Masooda Bano
Professor of Development Studies
Nora Bardelli
Research Student

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08 Jul, 2020
New article by Geoff Goodwin examines relationship between land markets and indigenous peoples in Ecuador
08 Jul, 2020
New article by Nikita Sud explores 'unfixity' of land in Indian SEZ
08 Mar, 2020
Annette Idler book features in International Affairs Top Ten
Headshots of Dan Hodgkinson and Natalia Bruiton
03 Jul, 2020
ODID awarded two Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships
Headshots of Dan Hodgkinson and Natalia Bruiton
03 Jul, 2020
ODID awarded two Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships
01 Jul, 2020
Andy McKay joins ODID as new Director of Young Lives
01 Jul, 2020
Andy McKay joins ODID as new Director of Young Lives
01 Jul, 2020
Andy McKay joins ODID as new Director of Young Lives
01 Jul, 2020
Andy McKay joins ODID as new Director of Young Lives

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08 Jul, 2020
'Austerity in the Gulf states: why it’s alarming for women’s progress'. DPhil Humaira Hansrod writes for the Conversation
23 Jun, 2020
'Megaprojects in Addis Ababa raise questions about spatial justice'. DPhil Biruk Terrefe writes for the Conversation
19 Jun, 2020
'Hitting the Brakes: Rise in COVID-19 cases in India forces more lockdowns'. Nikita Sud is interviewed by TRT World on the economic implications of Covid for India as it goes in and out of cycles of lockdown.
19 Jun, 2020
'Making home on the move'. DPhil Shivangi Kaushik writes about 'fictive kinships' and why some internal migrants in India might have elected not to return 'home' during the pandemic
17 Jun, 2020
'Why It's Necessary to Believe "All Is Well" in India's Border Clash With China'. Nikita Sud writes for the Wire on territory as a 'technology of rule', and what that lens tells us about the ongoing border clash between China and India in the Himalayas
08 Jun, 2020
'Rethinking land for the 21st century'. Nikita Sud writes for Mongabay about the way in which land is intertwined with the human trajectory, and how powers of access to land come from social, political or other kinds of dominance.
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
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

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