Former Collaborating Researcher
James Thurlow collaborated with UNRISD on the project Social Dimensions of Green Economy and Sustainable Development (2011-2012). For the project he spoke at the UNRISD conference on the issue held in October 2011.
At the time of his collaboration with UNRISD, he was an applied development economist and research fellow at the World Institute for Development Economics Research of the United Nations University (UNU-WIDER). His research focuses on the intersection between economic growth, poverty and public policies. He is the author or "Gender implications of biofuels expansions in Africa: The case of Mozambique" in World Development.