Dr Deborah Johnston
BA MSc (Cantab), PhD (London)
- Dr Deborah Johnston
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PhD Students supervised
- Gabriel Pollen , Total Factor Productivity Growth Applications in a Developing Country: Does the case of Zambia validate or repudiate its realism? (Working Title)
- Helena Pérez Niño, Agrarian Change and Post-conflict reconstruction. Land and Labour in a Mozambican borderland.
- Jason Moyer-Lee,
- Kevin Deane, A Socio-economic Analysis of HIV : Exploring the relationship between population mobility and HIV risk in Tanzania
- Mausumi Mahapatro,
- Sara Stevano, Work, gender and food practices in northern Mozambique
Applied microeconomics in Africa, the development of macroeconomic theory and the relationship between growth and development.
- Food, nutrition and agriculture
- Rural poverty and labour markets. Land reform and development. Poverty, development and HIV/Aids.
- Member of editorial board for Journal of Agrarian Change
- Member of advisory board for SOAS Centre of Food Studies
- Member of management committee for Leverhulme Centre for Integrative Research on Agriculture and Health http://www.lcirah.ac.uk/
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Johnston, Deborah (2013) Economics and HIV: The Sickness of Economics. London: Routledge. (Routledge International Studies in Health Economics)
Johnston, Deborah (1996) Lesotho. Oxford, England; Santa Barbara, Calif.: Clio Press. (World bibliographical series, v. 3)
Saad Filho, Alfredo and Johnston, Deborah, eds. (2004) Neoliberalism: A Critical Reader. London: Pluto Press.
Johnston, Deborah (2012) 'Population and Migration.' In: Saad Filho, Alfredo and Fine, Ben, (eds.), The Elgar Companion to Marxist Economics. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, pp. 272-276.
Johnston, Deborah (2011) 'World Bank Research on HIV/AIDS: Praise Where It's Due?' In: Bayliss, Kate and Fine, Ben and Van Waeyenberge, Elisa, (eds.), The Political Economy of Development: The World Bank, Neoliberalism and Development Research. London: Pluto Press.
Johnston, Deborah and Sender, John (2008) 'Confusing counts, correlates and causes: The PRSP and poverty in Lesotho.' In: Rutten, M. and Leliveld, A. and Foeken, D., (eds.), Inside Poverty and Development in Africa: Critical Reflections on Pro-Poor Policies. Leiden: Brill, pp. 57-82.
Johnston, Deborah 'Land Reform.' In: Pons-Vignon, Nicolas, (ed.), APORDE Reader on Development Economics. APORDE. (Forthcoming)
Deane, Kevin and Johnston, Deborah and Parkhurst, Justin (2013) 'Migration as a Tool in Development Policy: Caution Ahead?' Journal of Development Studies, 49 (6). pp. 759-771.
Bookera, Anthony and Johnston, Deborah and Heinricha, Michael (2012) 'Value chains of herbal medicines—Research needs and key challenges in the context of ethnopharmacology.' Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 140 (3). pp. 624-633.
Howe, Laura D and Galobardes, Bruna and Matijasevich, Alicia and Gordon, David and Johnston, Deborah and Onwujeke, Obinna and Patel, Rita and Webb, Elizbeth A and Lawlor, Debbie A and Hargreaves, James R (2012) 'Measuring socio-economic position for epidemiological studies in low- and Middle-income countries: a methods of measurement in epidemiology paper.' International Journal of Epidemiology .
Johnston, Deborah (2011) 'Shooting for the wrong Target?: A Reassement of the International Education Goals for Sub-Saharan Africa.' Revista de Economia Mundial (27). pp. 95-116.
Hawkesworth, Sophie and Dangour, Alan D. and Johnston, Deborah and Lock, Karen and Poole, Nigel and Rushton, Jonathan and Uauy, Ricardo and Waage, Jeff (2010) 'Feeding the Worlth Healthily: the Challenge of Measuring the effects of Agriculture on Health.' Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 365 (1554). pp. 3083-3097.
Deane, Kevin and Parkhurst, Justin O. and Johnston, Deborah (2010) 'Linking Migration, Mobility and HIV.' Tropical Medicine and International Health, 15 (12). pp. 1458-1463.
Cramer, Christopher and Johnston, Deborah and Oya, Carlos (2009) 'Africa and the Global Credit Crunch: from crisis to opportunity?' African Affairs, 108 (433). pp. 643-654.
Johnston, Deborah (2008) 'Bias, not error: Assessments of the economic impact of HIV/AIDS from microstudies in Sub-Saharan Africa.' Feminist Economics, 14 (4). pp. 87-115.
Johnston, Deborah and Wall, Martin (2008) 'Counting Heads or Counting Televisions: Can Asset-based Measures of Welfare Assist Policy-makers in Russia?' Journal of Human Development, 9 (1). pp. 131-147.
Johnston, Deborah (2007) 'Who Needs Immigrant Workers: A Case Study of Immigrant Farmworkers in South Africa.' Journal of Agrarian Change, 7 (4). pp. 494-525.
Johnston, Deborah and Le Roux, H. (2007) 'Leaving the Household out of Family Labour? The Implications for the Size-Efficiency Relationship of Unreconstructed Thinking about the Households.' The European Journal of Development Research, 19 (3). pp. 355-71.
Johnston, Deborah (2006) 'Lessons to be learnt? The Role of Evaluations of Active Labour Market Programmes in Evidence-based Policy Making.' Public Administration and Development, 26 (4). pp. 329-337.
Johnston, Deborah and Mohiddin, A. (2006) 'HIV/AIDS mitigation strategies and the State in sub-Saharan Africa – the missing link?' Globalization and Health, 2 (1).
Sender, John and Johnston, Deborah (2004) 'Searching for a Weapon of Mass Production in Rural Africa: Unconvincing Arguments for Land Reform.' Journal of Agrarian Change, 4 (1-2). pp. 142-164.
Johnston, Deborah (1997) 'Migrant workers on Free State Farms: The relevance for South African labour policy.' South African Labour Bulletin, 21 (4).
Johnston, Deborah (1996) 'The state and development in Lesotho: an analysis of agricultural policy.' Journal of Southern African Studies, 22 (1). pp. 119-137.
Johnston, Deborah and Sender, John (1996) 'Some poor and invisible women: farm labourers in South Africa.' Development Southern Africa, 13 (1). pp. 3-16.
Waage, Jeff and Dangour, Alan D. and Hawkesworth, Sophie and Johnston, Deborah and Lock, Karen and Poole, Nigel and Rushton, Jonathan and Uauy, Ricardo (2010) Understanding and Improving the Relationship between Agriculture and Health. London: Foresight.