Political Economy & Development

Research Hubs

Political Economy & Development


The political-economy and development hub serves to bring together the large and diverse group of faculty and graduate students at UCSB who study development - howsoever defined or contested. Political-economy provides a focal point, not a boundary - any work that speaks to political-economy questions is welcomed. The hub’s primary functions are to stimulate cross-disciplinary conversations about development issues, and for faculty studying development to obtain useful feedback on research projects.

The hub has identified three areas of overlapping interest:

  1. Statecraft / governance
  2. Comparative political-economy
  3. Critical approaches to development

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