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Thomas Stubbs


Thomas's research spans international public policy, global and public health, international development, political and economic sociology, political economy, East African politics, and research methods. Currently, he is a Senior Lecturer in International Relations at Royal Holloway, University of London, and a Research Associate in Political Economy at the Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge.

Thomas is currently pursuing research on the following topics:

  • Socioeconomic effects of International Monetary Fund lending
  • Political economy of East African social policy
  • Lived experiences of precarity in New Zealand

Over the years, his research has been funded by Cambridge Political Economy Society Trust, Cambridge Commonwealth Trust and Nga Pae o te Maramatanga. It has appeared in leading academic journals, including American Journal of Sociology, Review of International Political Economy, Review of International Organizations, Social Science & Medicine, and World Development

Thomas is also the curator of IMF Monitor, a website used by civil society and policymakers to track policy reforms required of borrowing countries in exchange for the IMF’s financial support.

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Contact details

Thomas H. Stubbs
Centre for Business Research
Cambridge Judge Business School
University of Cambridge
Trumpington Street
Cambridge CB2 1AG

Tel: +64 21 1855666 (NZ) or +44 (0)7522 772306 (UK)