Dr Graeme Young
- Lecturer in Social and Public Policy (Urban Studies)
Graeme Young is a Lecturer in Social and Public Policy in the School of Social & Political Sciences and the Convenor of the undergraduate Social and Public Policy program. He received his PhD in Politics and International Studies from the University of Cambridge in 2018.
Graeme’s research focuses on the political economy of development and the relationship between states and markets, broadly conceived. He is particularly interested in informal economic activity and policy work that aims to build inclusive economies.
Prior to joining the University of Glasgow, Graeme served as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Balsillie School of International Affairs, a Visiting Researcher at the University of Cape Town, and a Scholar in Residence at the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice at the New York University School of Law.
- Political economy of development
- Informal economic activity
- Policy and inclusive economies
Graeme is interested in supervising research projects that examine the political economy of development, particularly those that explore the following themes:
- The role of political processes, institutions, policies, ideas, and ideologies in development
- The origin, evolution, dynamics, and governance of informal economies
- New economic policy thinking and practice
Policy, Inclusive Economies, and Society
Governance and Markets
Global Cities (Nankai)
Social and Public Policy 2A: Perspectives on Public Policy - Conflicting Ideas and Changing Agendas