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Steffen Fischer

 Steffen Fischer


Tel: +44 (0)20 7882 8570                                                        
Location: Mile End, Bancroft Building, Room 4.25

1st Supervisor: Professor Adrian Smith
2nd Supervisor: Mr Liam Campling

Project Title: 

"Where do all the workers go? How do labour markets in the context of violent conflict affect export production and regional economic development in Liberia?"

Research Interests:

Global Commodity Chains and Production Networks, Labour Markets, Political Economy of Development, Violent Conflict, State Formation and Agrarian Change.

PhD Research:

This research project aims to investigate rubber and iron ore commodity chains/production networks in Liberia. The aim is to establish how these commodity chains have impacted on Liberia’s development to date.

Other Activities:

Steffen has worked as a researcher for:

  • theIDLgroup, Liberia
  • Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Presence in Albania
  • Fahamu, Kenya
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