Thomas Stubbs

Reader in Global Political Economy

Publications



Books


A Thousand Cuts: Social Protection in the Age of Austerity


Alexandros Kentikelenis, Thomas Stubbs

Oxford University Press, New York, NY, 2023


Journal articles


Structural adjustment, alienation, and mass protest


Bernhard Reinsberg, Thomas Stubbs, Louis Bujnoch

Social Science Research, vol. 109, 2023, p. 102777


The return of austerity imperils global health


Thomas Stubbs, Alexander Kentikelenis, Daniela Gabor, Jayati Ghosh, Martin McKee

BMJ Global Health, vol. 8(2), 2023, pp. e011620


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


Neoliberalism and health in global context: The role of international organizations


Timon Forster, Thomas Stubbs, Alexandros Kentikelenis

David Primrose, Rodney Loeppky, Robin Chang, The Routledge Handbook of the Political Economy of Health and Healthcare, Routledge, 2024, pp. 154-165


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


IMF social spending floors: A fig leaf for austerity?


Alexandros Kentikelenis, Thomas Stubbs

Oxfam International, Oxford, 2023


IMF lending and the road to green transition: One step forward, one step back


Thomas Stubbs, Alexandros Kentikelenis

Recourse, Amsterdam, 2023


Blind spots: The green transition and the IMF's economic surveillance


Thomas Stubbs, Alexandros Kentikelenis

Recourse, Amsterdam, 2023


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




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