Thomas Stubbs


Reader in Global Political Economy

Publications



Journal articles


Structural adjustment, alienation, and mass protest


Bernhard Reinsberg, Thomas Stubbs, Louis Bujnoch


Social Science Research, 2022


Austerity redux: The post-pandemic wave of budget cuts and the future of global public health


Alexander Kentikelenis, Thomas Stubbs


Global Policy, vol. 13(1), 2022, pp. 5-17


Unimplementable by design? Understanding (non-)compliance with International Monetary Fund policy conditionality


Bernhard Reinsberg, Thomas Stubbs, Alexander Kentikelenis


Governance, vol. 35(3), 2022, pp. 689-715


Compliance, defiance, and the dependency trap: International Monetary Fund program interruptions and their impact on capital markets


Bernhard Reinsberg, Thomas Stubbs, Alexander Kentikelenis


Regulation & Governance, vol. 16(4), 2022, pp. 1022-1041


Poverty, inequality, and the International Monetary Fund: How austerity hurts the poor and widens inequality


Thomas Stubbs, Alexander Kentikelenis, Rebecca Ray, Kevin Gallagher


Journal of Globalization and Development, vol. 13(1), 2022, pp. 61-89


Creating crony capitalism: Neoliberal globalization and the fueling of corruption


Bernhard Reinsberg, Alexander Kentikelenis, Thomas Stubbs


Socio-Economic Review, vol. 19(2), 2021, pp. 607-634


Condicionalidad y deuda soberana: Un panorama general de sus implicancias en los derechos humanos


Thomas Stubbs, Alexander Kentikelenis


Revista Derechos en Acción, vol. 18, 2021, pp. 173-215


Whatever it takes? The global financial safety net, Covid-19, and developing countries


Thomas Stubbs, William Kring, Christina Laskaridis, Alexander Kentikelenis, Kevin Gallagher


World Development, vol. 137, 2021, p. 105171


Globalization and health equity: The impact of structural adjustment programs on developing countries


Timon Forster, Alexander Kentikelenis, Thomas Stubbs, Lawrence King


Social Science & Medicine, vol. 267, 2020, p. 112496


Taxing the people, not trade: The International Monetary Fund and the structure of taxation in developing countries


Bernhard Reinsberg, Thomas Stubbs, Alexander Kentikelenis


Studies in Comparative International Development, vol. 55(3), 2020, pp. 278-304


Bad governance: How privatization increases corruption in the developing world


Bernhard Reinsberg, Thomas Stubbs, Alexander Kentikelenis, Lawrence King


Regulation & Governance, vol. 14(4), 2020, pp. 698-717


How to evaluate the effects of IMF conditionality: An extension of quantitative approaches and an empirical application to public education spending


Thomas Stubbs, Bernhard Reinsberg, Alexander Kentikelenis, Lawrence King


Review of International Organizations, vol. 15, 2020, pp. 29-73


The International Monetary Fund’s interventions in food and agriculture: An analysis of loans and conditions


Adel Daoud, Bernhard Reinsberg, Alexander Kentikelenis, Thomas Stubbs, Lawrence King


Food Policy, vol. 83, 2019, pp. 204-218


How structural adjustment programs affect inequality: A disaggregated analysis of IMF conditionality, 1980–2014


Timon Forster, Alexander Kentikelenis, Bernhard Reinsberg, Thomas Stubbs, Lawrence King


Social Science Research, vol. 80, 2019, pp. 83-113


The world system and the hollowing out of state capacity: How structural adjustment programs affect bureaucratic quality in developing countries


Bernhard Reinsberg, Alexander Kentikelenis, Thomas Stubbs, Lawrence King


American Journal of Sociology, vol. 124(4), 2019, pp. 1222-1257


The political economy of labor market deregulation during IMF interventions


Bernhard Reinsberg, Thomas Stubbs, Alexander Kentikelenis, Lawrence King


International Interactions, vol. 45(3), 2019, pp. 532-559


Impact of International Monetary Fund programs on child health


Adel Daoud, Elias Nosrati, Bernhard Reinsberg, Alexander Kentikelenis, Thomas Stubbs, Lawrence King


Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol. 114(25), 2017, pp. 6492-6497


International financial institutions and human rights: Implications for public health


Thomas Stubbs, Alexander Kentikelenis


Public Health Reviews, vol. 38, 2017, p. 27


The impact of IMF conditionality on government health expenditure: A cross-national analysis of 16 West African nations


Thomas Stubbs, Alexander Kentikelenis, David Stuckler, Martin McKee, Lawrence King


Social Science & Medicine, vol. 174, 2017, pp. 220-227


Structural adjustment programmes adversely affect vulnerable populations: A systematic-narrative review of their effect on child and maternal health


Michael Thomson, Alexander Kentikelenis, Thomas Stubbs


Public Health Reviews, vol. 38, 2017, p. 13


IMF conditionality and development policy space, 1985–2014


Alexander Kentikelenis, Thomas Stubbs, Lawrence King


Review of International Political Economy, vol. 23(4), 2016, pp. 543-582


Competition states in the neoliberal era: Towards third-generation regulation theory


David Neilson, Thomas Stubbs


Competition & Change, vol. 20(2), 2016, pp. 122-144


Catalyzing aid? The IMF and donor behavior in aid allocation


Thomas Stubbs, Alexander Kentikelenis, Lawrence King


World Development, vol. 78, 2016, pp. 511-528


Structural adjustment and public spending on health: Evidence from IMF programs in low-income countries


Alexander Kentikelenis, Thomas Stubbs, Lawrence King


Social Science & Medicine, vol. 126, 2015, pp. 169-176


Economic growth, financial crisis, and property rights: Observer bias in perception-based measures


Thomas Stubbs, Lawrence King, David Stuckler


International Review of Applied Economics, vol. 28(3), 2014, pp. 401-418


Relative surplus population and uneven development in the neoliberal era: Theory and empirical application


David Neilson, Thomas Stubbs


Capital & Class, vol. 35(3), 2011, pp. 435-453


Journal commentaries


Softening the blow of the pandemic: Will the International Monetary Fund and World Bank make things worse?


Alexander Kentikelenis, Daniela Gabor, Isabel Ortiz, Thomas Stubbs, Martin McKee, David Stuckler


The Lancet Global Health, vol. 8(6), 2020, pp. e758-e759


Targeted social safeguards in the age of universal social protection: The IMF and health systems of low-income countries


Thomas Stubbs, Alexander Kentikelenis


Critical Public Health, vol. 28(2), 2018, pp. 132-139


The IMF and government health expenditure: A response to Sanjeev Gupta


Thomas Stubbs, Alexander Kentikelenis, David Stuckler, Martin McKee, Lawrence King


Social Science & Medicine, vol. 181, 2017, pp. 202-204


Book chapters


The politics of the International Monetary Fund


Timon Forster, Thomas Stubbs, Alexander Kentikelenis


Melisa Deciancio, Pablo Nemiña, Diana Tussie, Handbook on the Politics of International Development, Edward Elgar, 2022, pp. 376-391


Austerity rerun


Isabel Ortiz, Thomas Stubbs


Chiara Bodini, Ronald Labonté, Global Health Watch 6: In the Shadow of the Pandemic, Bloomsbury Academic, London, 2022, pp. 193-210


International Monetary Fund (IMF)


Thomas Stubbs


Christina Binder, Manfred Nowak, Jane A. Hofbauer, Philipp Janig, Elgar Encyclopedia of Human Rights, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, 2022, pp. 282-287


Conditionality and sovereign debt: An overview of human rights implications


Thomas Stubbs, Alexander Kentikelenis


Ilias Bantekas, Cephas Lumina, Sovereign Debt and Human Rights, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2018, pp. 359-380


A statistical portrait of the New Zealand precariat


William Cochrane, Thomas Stubbs, Mohi Rua, Darrin Hodgetts


Shiloh Groot, Clifford van Ommen, Bridgette Masters-Awatere, Natasha Tassell-Matamua, Precarity: Uncertain, Insecure, and Unequal Lives in Aotearoa New Zealand, Massey University Press, Auckland, 2017, pp. 27-36


The Māori precariat: A silhouette


Thomas Stubbs, William Cochrane, Lynley Uerata, Darrin Hodgetts, Mohi Rua


Shiloh Groot, Clifford van Ommen, Bridgette Masters-Awatere, Natasha Tassell-Matamua, Precarity: Uncertain, Insecure, and Unequal Lives in Aotearoa New Zealand, Massey University Press, Auckland, 2017, pp. 115--123


Ethnopolitics and the military in Kenya


Thomas Stubbs


Daniel Zirker, Forging Military Identity in Culturally Pluralistic Societies: Quasi-Ethnicity, Lexington Books, Lanham, MD, 2015, pp. 69-88


Policy reports


The IMF and the road to a green and inclusive recovery after Covid-19


Alexander Kentikelenis, Thomas Stubbs, Bernhard Reinsberg


Cambridge Centre for Business Research, Cambridge, 2022


Cautious optimism: How IMF economic surveillance can foster the green transition


Thomas Stubbs, Alexander Kentikelenis


Recourse, Amsterdam, 2022


Mixed messages: IMF loans and the green transition in Argentina and Pakistan


Thomas Stubbs, Alexander Kentikelenis


Recourse, Amsterdam, 2022


Missing links: How climate change remains peripheral to IMF economic surveillance activities


Alexander Kentikelenis, Thomas Stubbs


Recourse, Amsterdam, 2021


Out of the shadows: Integrating climate change into IMF technical assistance


Alexander Kentikelenis, Thomas Stubbs


Recourse, Amsterdam, 2021


Precariat Māori households today


Mohi Rua, Darrin Hodgetts, Ottilie Stolte, Delta King, William Cochrane, Thomas Stubbs, Rolinda Karapu, Eddie Neha, Kerry Chamberlain, Tiniwai Te Whetu, Ngahuia Te Awekotuku, Jarrod Harr, Shiloh Groot


Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga, Auckland, 2019