Jewellord T. Nem Singh is Assistant Professor of International Development at the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), The Hague. He is the Principal Investigator of a five-year research programme funded by the European Research Council (ERC) entitled Green Industrial Policy in the Age of Rare Metals (GRIP-ARM). He can be followed on Twitter here.

November 30, 2023


Industrial Experiments

Variants of industrial policy in the global South

The turn of the twenty-first century brought a reassessment of development economics. The global commodity boom of the 2000s ushered in windfall profits for resource-rich countries in the global South, and with them came new agendas for growth. In 2002,…

June 29, 2022


Geographies in Transition

Mining-based development and the EU's critical raw materials strategy

Though it failed to resolve a number of contentious issues, the COP26 meeting in Glasgow solidified a consensus around the need for a global transition towards clean energy. Implicated in this transition is the widescale adoption of renewables—we must build…