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.

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.) I also wrote a piece for NextBillion on the use of behavioural nudges in digital finance)

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)

Brooks, S. (2015) Philanthrocapitalism, ‘pro-poor’ agricultural biotechnology and development,  in B. Morvaridi (Ed.) New Philanthropy and Social Justice: Debating the conceptual and policy discourse, Policy Press: Bristol (open access, pre-publication version available here)