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The Global Development Institute is made up of over 50 academics from over five continents and 18 different countries. We are driven by the desire to advance social justice by conducting world-class, interdisciplinary research that achieves real impact.

The Global Development Institute is led by the Institute's Managing Director Professor Khalid Nadvi.

The Global Development Institute is made up of over 50 academics and up to 100 PhD students from across disciplines as well as a network of associates within the University and around the world. Our academics research is focussed around seven groups; digital development, migration, refugees and asylumglobal urban futures, growth and distribution, politics, governance and management, global production networks, trade and labour and, agrarian change and political ecology.