My research interests are in the areas of Development Economics, Political Economy, and Economic History. A full list of research papers including downloadable papers are available from my personal webpage


DPhil Students:

Dr. Nouf Alsharif (2013-2017): Oil and Economic Diversification. Current Position: Economist, Jadwa Investment Bank, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Dr. Nemera Mamo (2013- 2017): Essays on Natural Resources in Africa: Local Economic Development, Multi-ethnic coalitions and Armed Conflict. Current Position: Teaching Fellow, SOAS, University of London.

Mr. Michael Keller (2014- ongoing): Essays on Natural Resources and Political Fortunes of National Leaders.

Dr. Subhani Keerthiratne (2014- 2017): Economic Consequences of Natural Disasters. Current Position: Economist, Central Bank of Sri Lanka.

Ms. Liudmila Batishcheva (2018 - ongoing): Infrastructure, Mining and the Political Economy of Russia: Past and Present


DPhil Applications: 

If you would like to apply for PhD enrolment in Sussex, please email me directly with your Expression of Interest, Short Proposal, and MSc transcript.