International Development Research

Welcome to my website, which brings together my research and writing. Where possible, I have provided links to open access materials. If there is something here that you cannot find, please contact me.

Upcoming events:

Development Studies Association (DSA) 2018. Our panel: Psy-expertise, behavioural approaches and therapeutic cultures: exacerbating or mitigating global inequalities? Co-convened with Elise Klein (University of Melbourne) and China Mills (University of Sheffield). University of Manchester, 27-29 June 2018

Latest Publications:

Gabor, D. and Brooks, S. (2017) The digital revolution in financial inclusion: international development in the fintech eraNew Political Economy, 22(4) 423-436 (summarised in our blog post here)

Brooks, S. (2016) Inducing food insecurity: financialisation and development in the post-2015 era. Third World Quarterly, 37(5) 768-780 (summarised in a short piece in Open Democracy here)