Farwa is a Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Manchester. She taught economics and international development at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) and worked for DFID and EU-funded development projects. Her research interests are rooted in heterodox economics, focusing on international political economy, industrial policy and the rise of corporations. She is the co-convenor of the Development Studies Association’s (DSA) group on Business and Development.
Ingrid Kvangraven, Farwa Sial and Carolina Alves explore the relevance of dependency theory today. Why are some countries rich and some poor? Why is it difficult – seemingly impossible –