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Richard W. Palmer-Jones

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Richard W. Palmer-Jones

Richard Palmer-Jones is a development economist who lived and worked in Malawi and Nigeria for most of the 1970s and has been working mainly on Bangladesh and India since the early 1980s. His work encompasses both primary and secondary data on topics including irrigation, agricultural growth, poverty measurement, agricultural wages, gender, education, and nutritional status. He has a Ph.D. from the University of Reading and has worked at the Universities of Reading, Ahmandu Bello (Nigeria), London, Oxford, and East Anglia. He is three times winner of the Dudley Seers Prize for the best article in the Journal of Development Studies, of which he is now a Managing Editor. His email address is r.palmer-jones@​uea.ac.uk.