Dr Thomas H Stubbs


School of Social Sciences


About Thomas


Twitter: @thomstubbs

My research interests span the fields of development studies, political economy, economic and political sociology, urban sociology, quantitative methods, and East Africa. I am particularly interested in the following topics:

  • Slum urbanism in the Global South
  • IMF lending in low-income countries
  • Political settlements in East Africa

For more information, please visit my website.

Recent Publications

  • Stubbs, T., Kentikelenis, A., Stuckler, D., McKee, M., & King, L. (2017). The IMF and government health expenditure: A response to Sanjeev Gupta. Social Science & Medicine, 181, 202-204. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2017.03.050

  • Stubbs, T., Cochrane, W., Uerata, L., Hodgetts, D., & Rua, M. R. (2017). The Māori precariat: A silhouette. In S. Groot, C. Van Ommen, B. Masters-Awatere, & N. Tassell-Matamua (Eds.), Precarity: Uncertain, Insecure and Unequal Lives in Aotearoa New Zealand (pp. 113-122). Auckland, New Zealand: Massey University Press.

  • Reinsberg, B., Kentikelenis, A., Stubbs, T. H., & King, L. (2017). Do IMF programs fuel or abate corruption? A disaggregated analysis of conditionality. In 22nd Spring Meeting of Young Economists (SMYE) 2017. Conference held at Halle (Saale), Germany.

  • Daoud, A., Nosrati, E., Reinsberg, B., Kentikelenis, A. E., Stubbs, T. H., & King, L. P. (2017). Impact of International Monetary Fund programs on child health. PNAS Early Edition (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America), -online, 1-6. doi:10.1073/pnas.1617353114

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Contact Details

Name  Extn.  Username  Room  Department
Stubbs, Mr Thomas 9412 thomass K.2.19A Sociology Programme