Andy Sumner is an inter-disciplinary Development Economist with research interests in the fields of global poverty, economic development and inequality with reference to middle income and emerging economies.
His primary regional focus is Southeast Asia and Indonesia in particular.
He is accepting Ph.D. students with research in these areas.
Prior to King’s, he was a Fellow at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) at the University of Sussex.
He also holds an associate position at Oxford University and is a Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Global Development, Washington, DC.
He is a Vice-President of the European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes (EADI), and a council member of the Development Studies Association (DSA).
In 2011 he was listed in Foreign Policy magazine’s ‘Top 100 Global Thinkers’.
You can follow him on Twitter:@andypsumner