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  • Lee Jones

    Lee Jones is Reader in International Politics at Queen Mary University of London's School of Politics and International Relations. He has written extensively on Myanmar's political economy, regime transition, experience under sanctions, and relations with China. You can follow him on Twitter at @DrLeeJones. This piece was first published in New Mandala. Reprinted with permission.

  • A better political economy of the Rohingya crisis

    In short, while simple pecuniary motives can never be entirely discounted, particularly in Myanmar's borderlands, the political economy underpinning the current Rohingya crisis is far more complicated than is suggested in articles making a few sloppy references to megaprojects and land grabs.