The CDPR draws on the research expertise of the academic staff in the Department of Development Studies, the Department of Economics and other departments within SOAS. These researchers have regional specialities, with particular strengths in Asia, Africa and the Middle East and varied disciplinary backgrounds, including economics, political economy, political science and sociology.
Permanent CDPR Staff
Growth, Human Development, Employment, Inequality and Poverty. Transition Economies (Armenia, China, Mongolia, Uzbekistan); Asia (Indonesia); Africa (South Africa, Zambia); Middle East (Sudan, Yemen).
- Tel: 020 7898 4316
- Email: email@example.com
- Room: 477
Post-war Recovery, Governance, Diasporas and Development, Return/Circular Migration, Citizenship and Nationality, Dual Citizenship, Socio-political and Economic Developments within the West-African Sub-region
Professorial Research Associates
Macroeconomics and poverty reduction, classical political economy, and labour markets
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Researcher at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa, and Visiting Researcher at the Corporate Strategy and Industrial Development Research Programme, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
Research PartnerAid, Debt and International Financial Institutions; Links between Macroeconomic Policies and Poverty and Inequality; Commodities, Agriculture and Rural Development; Feminist Economics, Gender and Intra-household research; Africa; Middle East
- Tel: 020 7898 4496
- Email: email@example.com
- Room: 476
- Office Hours: Wednesdays from 11:00 to 13:00
The impact of privatisation and commercialisation; public and private sector systems of provision; infrastructure development; utilities; role of domestic private sector in basic service delivery, equity impact of institutional and infrastructure reform.
- Tel: 020 7898 4496
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Room: 476
Director, Instituto de Estudos Sociais e Económicos (IESE), Maputo, Mozambique
Professor, Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, Jawaharlal Nehru University and IDEAs, India
Financial globalization and free-cross border capital mobility, capital controls, financial and currency crises, and financial and real sector linkages. Political Economy of Development, Development Finance and Economics.
Senior Lecturer in Population and Social Policy, Convenor of the Poverty Studies MA, International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), Erasmus University Rotterdam
Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
Professor, Institute of Economics, University of Campinas, Brazil
Director, Corporate Strategy and Industrial Development Research Programme, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of Goa and IDEAs, India
International Institute of Social Studies, Erasmus University of Rotterdam
Senior Researcher, Corporate Strategy and Industrial Development Research Programme, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
Director, Center for Political Economy Research, Beijing, China