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The Development Programme fosters theoretical and empirical research into the design, impact and determinants of public policy and organisational change. Key fields include development economics, political economy and public economics. There is strong interest within the group in identifying policies and developing institutions capable both of reducing poverty and enhancing growth.

Programme Director:
Prof Maitreesh Ghatak

Research Associates:
Prof Oriana Bandiera;  Prof Timothy Besley;  Dr Gharad Bryan;  Prof Robin Burgess;  Dr Jean-Paul Faguet;  Dr Greg Fischer;  Dr Valentino Larcinese; Dr. Michael Muthukrishna, Dr Sandra Sequeira;  Prof Nicholas Stern.

Current Affiliated PhD Students:
Philipp BarteskaAlix BonargentSvetlana ChekmasovaAmanda Dahlstrand RudinAlexia DelfinoAlexandre DesbuquoisSacha DrayShadi FarahzadiNicola FontanaTillman HoenigTakafumi KawakuboYusuke KuroishiEui Jung (Jay) LeeVirginia MinniNiclas MonekeKieu-Trang NguyenLukasz RachelVeronica Salazar RestrepoMartina ZanellaTianle Zhang.


Development & Growth Seminar
(Mondays at 16.00-17.30)
current past future

Discussion Papers

The programme publishes the Development Discussion Papers