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Cheryl Doss is Professor of International Development and Senior Departmental Lecturer in Development Economics at ODID. Her research focusses on issues of rural transformation and gender issues in agriculture; household and intrahousehold decision-making in rural economies; and women’s ownership and control over assets, including land. Her current work includes research on methodological innovations in survey design and analysis, to allow richer understanding of multiple and competing voices within households.
She has published widely in academic journals in economics, agricultural economics, and development studies.