Dr Mark Simpson

Contact details

Name:
Dr Mark Simpson
Qualifications:
PhD (LSE)
Position/Fellowship type:
Senior Research Fellow
Fellowship term:
01-Jan-2017 to 31-Jul-2023
Institute:
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Location:
Senate House Malet Street London WC1E 7HU
Email address:
Mark.Simpson@sas.ac.uk

Research Summary and Profile

Research interests:
History
Regions:
Africa
Summary of research interests and expertise:

Inequality and Poverty Reduction, State-Business Relations, Informal Economies, Post-Conflict and Post-Crisis Multi-Sectoral Reconstruction, Social Protection and Economic Recovery Strategies. Analysis and translation of evidence into policy advice for governments and multilateral organisations.

Project summary relevant to Fellowship:

Currently researching the links between Western international development policies and aid flows, and democratic regression in aid-recipient countries.

Publication Details

Related publications/articles:

Date Details
01-Jan-2019 The Primacy of Regime Survival: State Fragility and Economic Destruction in Zimbabwe (co-authored with Tony Hawkins), Palgrave MacMillan.

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