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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.
Supervisor: Dr Shailaja Fennell
King's College
 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.
Supervisor: Dr Shailaja Fennell
Girton College
 Amna  Ansari
Title: Children's capabilities and education inequality: How types of schooling play a role in Pakistan.
 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
Supervisor: Professor Barry Rider
Jesus College
 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.
Supervisor: Dr Graham Denyer-Willis
Girton College
 Matthew  Fright
Title: The moments of, and movements for national accounts: contextualising changes to British national accounting during the 1930s to 1950s
Supervisor: Dr Shailaja Fennell
Queens' College
 Javier   Gonzalez
Affiliated Lecturer, Centre of Development Studies
Title: The Political Economy and Institutional Foundations of Inequality, Social Mobility and Education Disparities: Essays from the Developing South
Currently not taking PhD students
 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.
Supervisor: Dr Shailaja Fennell
Jesus College
 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.
Supervisor: Dr Maha Abdelrahman
King's College
 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
Supervisor: Professor Peter Nolan, CBE
Wolfson College
 Saite  Lu
Title: Essays on Global Imbalances and Financial Crisis
Supervisor: Kenneth Coutts
Sidney Sussex College
 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.
 Josh Platzky Miller
Affiliated Lecturer, Centre of Development Studies
Title: Education and Imagination in Brazil and South Africa
 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
 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.