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Prof Raphie Kaplinsky

Post:Emeritus Fellow (Institute of Development Studies)
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Raphael Kaplinsky is Honorary Professor at the Science Policy Research Unit, and is also an Emeritus Professor at the Institute of Development Studies and at the Open University. His primary research interests are in Globalisation, Global Value Chains, Inclusive Growth and Inclusive Innovation, the Terms of Trade and the Impact of the Rising Powers (particularly China) on Sub Saharan Africa, publishing extensively in all of these fields. Over the past four decades he has worked with policy makers, the private sector, trades unions and civil society groups. Since his formal retirement at the end of 2014, he has begun working on the green economy and urban regeneration in Newhaven and Lewes (towns close to Sussex University), and in Greece.