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Centre of Development Studies

 Taskeen  Adam
Title: The role of African Massive Open Online Courses in supporting the most marginalised to improve their capabilities.
 Jose Miguel Ahumada
Title: Trading away the ladder? Chile's path into globalisation (1975-2010)
 Shachi  Amdekar
Title: From Lancashire to Bombay: Commercial Networks, Technology Diffusion, and Business Strategy in the Bombay Textile Industry.
 Shama  Ams
Title: Governance & Constitutional Reform in Countries Emerging from Civil War.
 Amna  Ansari
Title: Children's capabilities and education inequality: How types of schooling play a role in Pakistan.
 Mustafa Metin Basbay
Title: Fiscal Policy and Economic Growth at Different Stages of Development: An Eclectic Approach
 Gracelin  Baskaran
Title: Essays on the economic and financial challenges facing South Africa’s commodity sector
 Jaskiran  Bedi
Title: Is English language causing a dichotomy between economic growth and inclusive growth in India?
 Juan Fernando  Bucheli
Title: Living Together: Urban Quality of Life in Spatially Segregated Areas of Bogota.
 Peerapat  Chokesuwattanaskul
Title: Export Cartels: Trade, Competition, and Industrial Policies.
 Rohan  Clarke
Title: The Myth of Paradise: Reaffirming Commonwealth Caribbean Sovereignty and Sustainable Development in the Context of the Anti-Money Laundering & Combating Terrorist Financing Transnational Legal Order
 Madleina  Daehnhardt
Title: Migration, development and social change in a 21st century North Indian hill village. An ethnographic study of migration patterns, reasons and impacts.
 Shreyashi  Dasgupta
Title: Informality and Housing in Mumbai and Dhaka.
 Matthew  Fright
Title: The moments of, and movements for national accounts: contextualising changes to British national accounting during the 1930s to 1950s
 Jostein  Hauge
Title: African industrial policy in an era of expanding global value chains.
 Yuan  He
Title: Food and shelter: Village lives in India and China compared.
 Peter  Hertenstein
Title: Governance in times of globalization: Exploring the inter-firm dynamics in the
automotive industry and its impact on development in Brazil and China.
 Christopher  Hope
Title: Developmentalism, dependency, and the state: industrial policy and progress in Namibia since 1900.
 Avneet  Kaur
Title: Women in the unorganized sector in India.
 Aline  Khoury
Title: Migration and development: a capability inspired framework for exploring migrant wellbeing.
 Dima  Krayem
Title: Exploring the "Integration" of Syrian Refugees in Lebanon: From State Sovereignty to Bare Lives.
 Anel  Kulakhmetova
Title: Evolving notions of childhood: An example of Kazakhstan.
 Chokan  Laumulin
Title: Debates over Soviet Industrial policy.
 Ildo José  Lautharte Junior
Title: Flourishing Opportunities: Four Essays in Applied Econometrics.
 Amir  Lebdioui
Title: The role of the State for Economic Diversification in Mineral Resource-Dependent Countries.
 George  Lee
Title: What are the barriers to building a trusted police service in China and India? A comparative study.
 Adam B Lerner
Title: Narratives of trauma and victimhood in international politics: Evidence from new states.
 Jane  Lichtenstein
Title: Financial Inclusion in Rwanda: Examining Policy Implementation and Impact on Community and Household Lives.
 Yunxiang  Liu
Title: Industrial Upgrading and China’s Electric Vehicle and Wind Turbine Industries
 Saite  Lu
Title: Essays on Global Imbalances and Financial Crisis
 Sigrid  Lupieri
Title: Ageing and health care in times of crisis: whose vulnerability counts? The case of Syrian refugees in Jordan.
 Gerald  Mako
Title: My Cherished Endemy: The Construction of Identity and Otherness in Russia.
 Lucy  McMahon
Title: Going to 'the door of Dilma's house' Citizenship, informality and the 2013-14 protest movement in Brazil.
 Dan  Meng
Title: A study on subjective wellbeing of Chinese rural residents and rural-urban migrants.
 Melissa  Mouthaan
Title: Migration Policy Formulation in Senegal and Ghana: a study of competing actors in EU-African migration governance.
 Nungari  Mwangi
Title: The Power to Flourish: Unearthing the roots of Kenyan flower producers’ export market access strategies.
 Serik  Onalbaiuly
Title: Democratisation of Local Government and Local Governance in Kazakhstan.
Affiliated Lecturer, Centre of Development Studies
BS (MIT), MPhil, PhD (Cambridge)
Currently not taking PhD students
 Josh Platzky Miller
Affiliated Lecturer, Centre of Development Studies
PhD Title: Education and Imagination in Brazil and South Africa
 Bojana  Radovanovic
Title: Individual Giving: Theoretical Discussions and the Evidence from Serbia and Canada.
 Ivan  Rajic
Title: Oligopoly, regional development and the political economy of separatism - with a case study of the United Kingdom and Scotland.
 Ga-Young  So
Title: Three essays on the impact of education on the employment and empowerment of women in South Korea.
 Caroline  Souza
Title: Schooling for what? A comparative ethnographic study on the appropriateness of the traditional school model for developing disadvantaged children's skills and capabilities in Brazil.
 Dominic  Thomas-James
Title: Suspect Wealth - A Risk to Stability, Development and Sustainability: The case of Bermuda, the Turks and Caicos Islands, and Anguilla.
 Yee Siong  Tong
Title: Agro-commodity global value chains and upgrading: the case of Malaysian palm oil.
 Christine  van Hooft
Title: Nearer to the People: The Interaction Between Decentralisation and the Political Economy in Uganda.
 Nafisa  Waziri
Title: An analysis of complexity in development programmes - a case study of the Nigerian education sector.
 Isabella  Weber
Title: China's escape from the 'Big Bang': The 1980s price reform debate in historical perspective.