Emily Jones

Associate Professor of Public Policy, Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford

Emily Jones is Associate Professor of Public Policy, Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford, Director of the Global Economic Governance Programme and a Fellow of University College. Her research examines government practices in asymmetric negotiations in the global economy. She investigates the ways in which small developing countries exert influence even in highly asymmetric negotiations. She holds a DPhil in International Political Economy from the University of Oxford, and an MSc (distinction) in Development Economics from the School of African and Oriental Studies, University of London, and a first class BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the University of Oxford.

Emily Jones previously worked in Ghana's Ministry of Trade and Industry, for Oxfam GB, and for the UK Department for International Development. She is a regular contributor to the World Trade Organization’s advanced policy training course, and has acted as a consultant for a range of international organizations including for the Commonwealth Secretariat, the Overseas Development Institute, the German Marshall Fund, and Oxfam International. 


26 July 2016
The UK is rethinking its position in global trade. In the wake of the UK’s EU referendum and the vote to “leave,” the government has created a new Department for International Trade and is busy re-deploying several hundred civil servants to staff it. Yes, after more than 40 years, trade...

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3 June 2009
L'Afrique subsaharienne a été durement touchée par la crise économique. Après quelques années de forte croissance soutenue et des niveaux d'optimisme élevés, on s'attend en 2009, à une chute des taux de croissance à 1,5%. [1] On s'attend également à ce que les exportations, qui ont tiré en grande...
3 June 2009
Sub-Saharan Africa has been hit hard by the economic crisis. After a few years of sustained strong growth and high levels of optimism, growth rates are expected to fall to 1.5 percent in 2009. [1] Exports, which have driven much of Africa's recent expansion, are expected to fall by 40 percent. [2]...