Lecturer in the Political Economy of Development
The London School of Economics & Political Science
London WC2A 2AE
xTel: +44 (0)207 955-6224
Research and Teaching Interests
The topics I work on include:
- International and Comparative Political Economy
- Globalization and Global Governance
- International Relations Theory
- The Political Economy of Development
- Education Reform in Developing Countries
- The Politics of Inequality
- Development Studies/ Development Management
- The Politics of Regional Integration
- U.S. Foreign Economic Policy
- The Mechanics of Public Policy Analysis & Program Evaluation
How I Ruined Fair Trade Coffee
Here’s a short video in which I try to convince a skeptical (but friendly) interviewer that fair trade coffee may not be good for development.
Ruling the World
I am probably best known for my book Ruling the World: Power Politics and the Rise of Supranational Institutions (Princeton University Press, 2000).
How Political Scientists Got Trump Exactly Wrong
A sort-of serious piece explaining why political scientists should be feeling pretty badly right now whatever their, er…our partisan predilections. But hey, the study of politics has never been more exciting – or important – and our courses are flooded with students (the ones lucky enough to get visas). So maybe it all even outs.
Let’s sure hope so.