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Shaping policy for development

An overview of Lagoro IDP camp in Kitgum District, northern Uganda, 20 May 2007. Manoocher Deghati/IRIN
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Jodie Keane

Jodie Keane is a Research Fellow with the Trade Program, International Economic Development Group, since 2007. She is a Trade Policy Analyst and Economist working on EU Trade Policy with Developing Countries. Her research interests include: new trade-new growth theory; comparative analysis of GVCs; regional integration; and, climate change. Prior to joining ODI Jodie worked as a Development Economist in Vietnam, Cambodia and China. She has an MSc. in the Political Economy of Development from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, a BA in Development Studies from the University of East Anglia, and is currently registered as a PhD candidate in Development Economics, at SOAS.

A factory worker at her station on the production line in this garment factory
A factory worker at her station on the production line in this garment factory

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Sustaining employment growth: The role of manufacturing and structural change

Event - Public event - 27 February 2014 13:00 - 14:30 (GMT+00)
To launch the UNIDO Industrial Development Report, this event will explore the critical role of the manufacturing sector in sustaining growth and transformation.


BRICS conference at the Foreign and Commowealth Office

Event - Conference - 10 - 11 December 2013
​This event, organised by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) for their diplomats working in the economic units of the UK embassies in Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Arica (BRICS), intends  to share the latest development and policy developments in these large emerging economies. The conference includes prominent representatives from the financial and business communities.

Delivering sustainable growth in Africa

Publication - Books or book chapters - 9 December 2013
Takahiro Fukunishi, Jodie Keane, Aya Suzuki, Akio Nishiura, Takahiro Fukunishi, Herinjatovo Aimé Ramiarison, Tomomi Tokuori
Increases to commodity prices in Sub-Suharan Africa have had a significant impact on the GDP per capita growth. This publication focuses on five case studies that have experienced significant external changes.