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Researchers from the Global Development Institute will be convening 6 panels the Development Studies Association Conference. The conference runs from 19-21st June at the Open University in Milton Keynes. Find out about the panels and papers our researchers are presenting below.

Researchers from the Global Development Institute are convening 6 panels throughout the conference.

The politics of implementing social protection programmes: political competition, state capacity and policy feedback

Tom Lavers (University of Manchester), Kate Pruce (University of Manchester), Edward Ampratwum (University of Manchester) & Mohammed Ibrahim (University of Manchester)

Digital development

Richard Heeks (University of Manchester), Jaco Renken (University of Manchester), Negar Monazam Tabrizi (The University of Manchester), Shamel Azmeh (University of Manchester), Richard Duncombe (University of Manchester) & Christopher Foster (University of Manchester)

Global value chains, the state and the political economy of development

Rory Horner (University of Manchester), Khalid Nadvi (University of Manchester) &Pritish Behuria (University of Manchester)

State capacity and the politics of development in Africa

Sam Hickey (University of Manchester) & Giles Mohan (The Open University)

Dams, development & decision-making

Pon Souvannaseng (University of Manchester) & David Hulme (University of Manchester)

Environmental upgrading, trade and globalisation: implications for sustainable development 

Aarti Krishnan (University of Manchester) & Judith Krauss (University of Sheffield)

 

Our academics and PhD researchers are presenting 20 different papers during the three-day conference.

Panel
Reference
Paper
Roshan Adhikari I3 Dams, migration, and agricultural productivity: evidence from Ghana
Edward Ampratwum M2 The politics of LEAP implementation in Ghana: tracing pathways to uneven effectiveness
Stephanie Barrientos H5 Gender and work in global value chains: challenges and opportunities for workers in Asian apparel
Pritish Behuria H5 The political economy of industrialization trajectories in Uganda’s apparels sector: multi-scalar embeddedness and the pressures against industrial policy
Ralitza Dimova I3 Dams, migration, and agricultural productivity: evidence from Ghana
Richard Duncombe J1 The influence of agro-digital platforms on agricultural development in the Global South: towards a conceptual framework
Barnaby Dye I3 The politics of dams: a framework
Kelechi Ekuma E1 How do African migrant entrepreneurs navigate mainstream networks in North West England?
Bookie Ezeomah J1 The influence of agro-digital platforms on agricultural development in the Global South: towards a conceptual framework
Sam Hickey H4 Bureaucratic ‘pockets of effectiveness’ as windows onto the politics of state formation in Africa: comparative insights from a political settlements perspective
Rory Horner H5 Industrial development, public health and the state in market-seeking GVCs: the case of South Africa’s pharmaceuticals
Mohammed Ibrahim M2 The politics of social protection in Ghana: feedback effects, citizenship and state capacity
Aarti Krishnan I5 Environmental embeddedness in GPNs: case of Kenyan horticulture farmers
Tom Lavers I3 The politics of dams: a framework
Tom Lavers M2 The politics of distributing social transfers in rural Ethiopia: the Productive Safety Net Programme (PSNP)
Diana Mitlin D5 Knowledge matters
Kate Pruce M2 The politics of implementing social protection: the case of cash transfers in Zambia
Matthew Tyce H4 Pockets of effectiveness as hybrid forms of governance: the case of Kenya’s Central Bank
Matthew Walsham E1 Internal migration and the Senior Citizens Grant in Uganda: intra-household dyanamics and well-being in multi-local households
Timothy Williams M2 Social protection and state-society relations in Rwanda

 

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