Professor Jane Harrigan

Lecturer of Economics at the School of Oriental and African Studies


Professor Jane Harrigan is a lecturer of Economics at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, she is also a member of the SOAS Food Studies Center. Her geographical area of expertise is the Middle East and consequently she teaches Economic Development of the Modern Middle East and Applied Economics of the Middle East. Her authored books are: Aid and Power in the Arab World: The IMF and World Bank Policy-Based Lending in the Middle East and North Africa (with Hamed El-Said, Palgrave Macmillan 2009), Economic Liberalisation, Social Capital and Islamic Welfare Provision. (with Hamed El-Said, Palgrave Macmillan, 2009) , From Dictatorship to Democracy. Economic Policy in Malawi 1964-2000 (Ashgate, 2001), and Aid and Power: The World Bank and Policy-Based Lending. (co-author, Routledge, 1995). She has also published more than a few articles in journals such as Development Viewpoint, Journal of Contemporary African Studies, Development Policy Review, The Middle East Journal, etc