Our Aims and Objectives

We are the UK association for all those who research, study and teach global development issues

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What is Development Studies

What is development studies and decolonising development.

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Our Members

We have around 1,000 members, made up of individuals and around 40 institutions

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Find out about our constitution, how we are run and meet our Council

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Meet our Council members and other staff who support the running of DSA

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The DSA Conference is an annual event which brings together the development studies community

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Our conference this year is themed "Social justice and development in a polarising world"

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Past Conferences

Find out about our previous conferences

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Study Groups

Our Study Groups offer a chance to connect with others who share your areas of interest

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Students and ECRs

Students and early career researchers are an important part of our community

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Our book series with OUP and our relationship with other publishers

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North-South Research

A series of workshops exploring North-South interdisciplinary research with key messages and reports

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Membership Directory

Find out who our members are, where they are based and the issues they work on

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LSE Department of International Development – December news

The political economy of consulting firms in reform processes: the case of the World Health Organization. Eckl, Julian and Hanrieder, Tine. Review of the International Political Economy.

Joseph Kony and the Lord’s Resistance Army. In: Oxford Research Encyclopedia of African History. Oxford Research Encyclopedias. Allen, Tim.

The world development report 2022: finance for an equitable recovery in the context of the international debt crisis. Development and Change. Wade, Robert Hunter.

Bridging the global stocktake gap of climate mitigation: a framework to measure political economy progress. One Earth. Zhu, Mengye et al.

Learning by searching: spatial mismatches and imperfect information in Southern labor markets. Journal of Development Economics, 164. Banerjee, Abhijit and Sequeira, Sandra.

30 years of LSE ID