Core ESRC GPID Research Network
   Dr Andy Sumner (Principal Investigator)

Andy is a Reader in International Development in the Department of International Development, King’s College London. He is director of the ESRC Global Poverty & Inequality Dynamics (GPID) Research Network.

Twitter: @andypsumner 

   Professor Arief Yusuf (Co-Investigator)

Arief is a Professor of economics at the Department of Economics, Padjadjaran University, Indonesia and the Executive Director of the Center for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs Center) of Padjadjaran University.

Twitter: @anshory72

   Professor Kunal Sen (Co-Investigator)

Kunal is Professor of Development Economics in the Global Development Institute, the University of Manchester, UK. He is also the Joint Research Director of the Effective States and Inclusive Development (ESID) Research Centre and a Research Fellow with IZA, Bonn.

Twitter: @kunalsen5

   Dr Lukas Schlogl (Research Associate)

Luke is a Research Associate with the ESRC GPID Research Network at King’s College London. He works on structural change, digital transformation, and political behavior in developing countries.

Twitter: @LukasSchlogl

   Andrea Espinoza (Research Assistant)

Andrea is a doctoral candidate at the Department of International Development, King’s College London. Her research discusses gender violence and legal pluralism in the Ecuadorian Andes. Before joining King’s, she worked as a journalist for Diario El Universo.

Twitter: @andreaespcar

  Gabriela Ferreira (Research Assistant)

Gabriela joined King’s College London in 2016, as part of the joint degree PhD programme between the King’s College London and the University of São Paulo in Brazil. Gabriela works on the strategic internationalisation of Higher Education.

  Fanxi Liu (Research Assistant)

Fanxi is a doctoral candidate at the Lau China Institute, King’s College London. Her research adapts mixed methods to study the intergenerational transmission of poverty in China.


ESRC GPID Research Network Advisory Group
  Professor Ibu Armida, Padjadjaran University
Professor Armida Alisjahbana is a Professor of economics at the Department of Economics, Padjadjaran University, and was the State Minister of National Development Planning of the Republic of Indonesia.
  Professor Nicola Phillips, King’s College London
Professor Nicola Phillips is Professor of Political Economy at the Department of Political Economy, King’s College London, as well as Vice-President and Vice-Principal (Education) at King’s College London.

Twitter: @phillipsnicola1

  Professor Ravi Kanbur, Cornell University
Professor Ravi Kanbur is T.H. Lee Professor of World Affairs, International Professor of Applied Economics, and Professor of Economics at Cornell University.
  Professor Nora Lustig, Tulane University
Professor Nora Lustig is Samuel Z. Stone Professor of Latin American Economics and Director of the Commitment to Equity Institute (CEQ) at Tulane University.

Twitter: @noralustig

  Professor Frances Stewart, University of Oxford
Professor Frances Stewart is Emeritus Professor of Development Economics, University of Oxford, and was Director of ODID and the Centre for Research on Inequality, Human Security and Ethnicity (CRISE).

Twitter: @Some0172

  Professor Kate Pickett, University of York
Professor Kate Pickett is Professor of Epidemiology in the Department of Health Sciences at the University of York.

Twitter: @ProfKEPickett

  Dr Francisco H. G. Ferreira, World Bank
Dr Francisco H. G. Ferreira is a Senior Adviser in the World Bank’s Development Research Group, where he oversees the Bank’s research programs on poverty, inequality and agriculture.
  Professor Laura Camfield, University of East Anglia
Professor Laura Camfield is Professor of Development Research and Evaluation at the School of International Development, University of East Anglia.
  Deborah Hardoon, Oxfam
Deborah Hardoon is the Deputy Head of Oxfam GB’s Research Team and works on issues related to economic and social justice. Her current work involves data analysis, constructing indices and analysing quantitative and qualitative data, particularly in the context of inequality.

Twitter: @DeborahHardoon

  Ben Phillips, #FightInequality alliance
Ben Phillips is the Launch Director of the #FightInequality alliance, member of the UNDP Civil Society Advisory Committee, and Rockefeller Bellagio Fellow.

Twitter: @benphillips76