Brazil’s economics success: Lessons for Africa (with Ed Amann) – This research programme investigates Brazil’s economic growth and poverty and inequality reduction in the 1995-2005 period and policy lessons for African countries. See website at http://www.brazil4africa.org
Gender and employment in Central Asia: Evidence from panel data – (led by SIPRI) this project studies women and labour markets in Kyrgyzstan and the impact of social policies.See website at https://www.sipri.org/research/conflict-and-peace/peace-and-development/asia/gender-marginalization-and-insecurity/gender-and-employment-central-asia
Building the case for investments in social protection in Uganda - Consortium including Makarere, Manchester, and Maastricht Universities studying the economic and social effects of antipoverty transfers. See website at http://www.merit.unu.edu/building-the-economic-case-for-investments-in-social-protection-in-uganda/
Improving research infrastructure in social assistance - Two year (2016-2018) project developing a database of social assistance programmes in low- and middle-income countries to support comparative research on emerging welfare institutions. See website at http://www.gdi.manchester.ac.uk/research/themes/growth-inequality-and-poverty/improving-research-infrastructure-in-social-assistance/
Tax-transfer systems in Latin America – This project assesses taxes and transfers in Latin American countries, focusing on distributional effects and fiscal contracts.