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Thomas Stubbs


Thomas's research interests span the fields of development studies, political economy, economic and political sociology, urban sociology, quantitative methods, and East Africa. Currently, he is a Lecturer in Quantitative Sociology at the School of Social Sciences, University of Waikato, and a Research Associate in Political Economy at the Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge.

His current research engages in three overlapping themes:

  • Urban poverty and development
  • Determinants and consequences of IMF programs
  • Political economy of East Africa

Over the years, his research has been funded by Cambridge Political Economy Society Trust and Cambridge Commonwealth Trust. It has appeared in leading academic journals, including Social Science & Medicine and World Development. Visit his website to find out more

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)