SOAS University of London

Department of Economics

Mr Julian Boys

BSc (LSE), MSc (SOAS)
  • Research
  • Publications

Overview

Julian Boys
Name:
Mr Julian Boys
Email address:
Thesis title:
Industrialisation through regionalism? Policy space, industrial policy and upgrading in the East African Community textiles and apparel sector
Year of Study:
3
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Biography

Julian is a final year PhD candidate and Senior Teaching Fellow in the Department of Economics at SOAS. He also works as a consultant and researcher on economic policy issues for international organisations, social businesses and NGOs. He was previously an economic adviser to the governments of Haiti and the UK. 

Publications

  • Boys, J. & Andreoni, A. (2020) ‘Value chain directionality, upgrading, and industrial policy in the Tanzanian textile and apparel sectors’, UNU-WIDER Working Paper 2020 850-4. https://doi.org/10.35188/UNU-WIDER/2020/850-4
  • Andreoni, A., J. Boys & S. Torreggiani (2020) Building and Utilizing Productive Capacities in Africa and the LDCs: A Holistic and Practical Guide. UN: UNCTAD.
  • Boys, J. & Walsh, A. (2020). Economic interventions to manage popular unrest. K4D Helpdesk Report 753. Brighton, UK: Institute of Development Studies.
  • Walsh, A & Boys, J. (2020). The political economy of fossil fuel subsidies in the Middle East and North Africa. K4D Helpdesk Report 835. Brighton, UK: Institute of Development Studies.
  • Boys, J. (2014) ‘Jobs, Votes and Legitimacy: The Political Economy of the Mozambican Cashew Processing Industry’s Revival’. Forum for Development Studies, 41(1), 23–52. https://doi.org/10.1080/08039410.2013.856812

Research

  • Political Economy of Industrialisation
  • Industrial and Trade Policy Design and Implementation
  • Trade Agreements and Policy Space
  • Economic Upgrading within Value Chains
  • Structural Transformation and Inter-sectoral Dynamics
  • Political Settlements and Rent-seeking

Publications

Articles

Boys, Julian (2014) 'Jobs, Votes and Legitimacy: the Political Economy of the Mozambican Cashew Processing Industry’s Revival'. Forum for Development Studies, (41) 1, pp 23-52.

Monographs and Working Papers

Boys, Julian and Andreoni, Antonio (2020) Value chain directionality, upgrading, and industrial policy in the Tanzanian textile and apparel sectors. Helsinki: UNU-WIDER ReCom–Foreign Aid: Research and Communication.

Thesis

Boys, Julian (2022) Industrialisation through regionalism? Policy space, industrial policy and upgrading in the textiles and apparel value chains of the East African Community. PhD thesis. SOAS University of London. [Unpublished]

 

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