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Workplace:Department of Development Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers


  1. The politics of labour relations in global production networks: collective action, industrial parks, and local conflict in the Ethiopian apparel sector
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in World Development (2021)


  1. Rural inequality, wage employment and labour market formation in Africa: historical and micro-level evidence
    ILO Working Papers, International Labour Organization Downloads View citations (6)


  1. Towards an Employment-centred Development Strategy for Poverty Reduction in The Gambia: Macroeconomic and Labour Market Aspects
    Research Report, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth Downloads View citations (2)


    Working Papers, Department of Economics, SOAS University of London, UK Downloads View citations (8)

Journal Articles


  1. Building Angola: A Political Economy of Infrastructure Contractors in Post-War Angola
    Journal of Southern African Studies, 2023, 49, (1), 25-47 Downloads
  2. Do Chinese firms in Africa pay lower wages? A comparative analysis of manufacturing and construction firms in Angola and Ethiopia
    World Development, 2023, 168, (C) Downloads


  1. Is the system of rice intensification (SRI) pro poor? Labour, class and technological change in West Africa
    Agricultural Systems, 2021, 193, (C) Downloads
  2. The politics of labour relations in global production networks: Collective action, industrial parks, and local conflict in the Ethiopian apparel sector
    World Development, 2021, 146, (C) Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2021)


  1. Identifying the most deprived in rural Ethiopia and Uganda: a simple measure of socio-economic deprivation
    Journal of Eastern African Studies, 2018, 12, (3), 594-612 Downloads
  2. The challenges of screening and synthesising qualitative research in a mixed-methods systematic review. The case of the impact of agricultural certification schemes
    Journal of Development Effectiveness, 2018, 10, (1), 39-60 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. The effectiveness of agricultural certification in developing countries: A systematic review
    World Development, 2018, 112, (C), 282-312 Downloads View citations (34)


  1. Effects of certification schemes for agricultural production on socio‐economic outcomes in low‐ and middle‐income countries: a systematic review
    Campbell Systematic Reviews, 2017, 13, (1), 1-346 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Fairtrade and Labour Markets in Ethiopia and Uganda
    Journal of Development Studies, 2017, 53, (6), 841-856 Downloads View citations (9)


  1. Protocol for a Systematic Review: Effects of Certification Systems for Agricultural Commodity Production on Socio‐economic Outcomes in Low and Middle‐Income Countries
    Campbell Systematic Reviews, 2015, 11, (1), 1-71 Downloads
  2. Who counts? Challenges and biases in defining 'households' in research on poverty
    Journal of Development Effectiveness, 2015, 7, (3), 336-345 Downloads View citations (1)


  1. Fairtrade cooperatives in Ethiopia and Uganda: uncensored
    Review of African Political Economy, 2014, 41, (sup1), S115-S127 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Testing Claims about Large Land Deals in Africa: Findings from a Multi-Country Study
    Journal of Development Studies, 2014, 50, (7), 903-925 Downloads View citations (42)


  1. Global Land Grabs: historical processes, theoretical and methodological implications and current trajectories
    Third World Quarterly, 2013, 34, (9), 1517-1531 Downloads View citations (34)
  2. Rural wage employment in Africa: methodological issues and emerging evidence
    Review of African Political Economy, 2013, 40, (136), 251-273 Downloads View citations (18)
  3. The Land Rush and Classic Agrarian Questions of Capital and Labour: a systematic scoping review of the socioeconomic impact of land grabs in Africa
    Third World Quarterly, 2013, 34, (9), 1532-1557 Downloads View citations (16)


  1. Divorced, Separated, and Widowed Women Workers in Rural Mozambique
    Feminist Economics, 2009, 15, (2), 1-31 Downloads View citations (11)
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