He served as Expert Consultant on several projects with development agencies and international NGOs, including Publish What You Pay Coalition (London), United Nations Development Programme (Brussels), and United Nations Research Institute in Social Development (Geneva).
Jojo’s research falls into four main areas of inquiry: (1) political economy of industrial policy and development planning in the global south; (2) politics and governance of natural resources; (3) citizenship and social movements perspectives on democratization; and (4) the developmental consequences of China’s engagement with the global South.
His total grant capture in 2021 is €2,036,828 in his role as principal investigator, international co-investigator and in fellowship awards. He also organised a total of 10 fully funded international workshops in Leiden, Sheffield, Copenhagen and Tokyo. His work has been funded by the European Research Council, UK Economic and Social Research Council, British International Studies Association, Political Studies Association and Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation.
Jojo welcomes potential Post-doctoral fellows and PhD students interested in political economy, comparative social sciences, and environment-development nexus.
J.T. Nem Singh & A.J. Camba (2020). The Role of Domestic Policy Coalitions in Extractive Industries Governance: Disentangling the Politics of "Responsible Mining" in the Philippines. Environmental Policy and Governance, 30 (5), 239-251.
J.T. Nem Singh & G.C. Chen (2018). State-owned Enterprises and the Political Economy of State-State Relations in the Developing World. Third World Quarterly, 39 (6), 1077-1097.
J.T. Nem Singh & J.S. Ovadia (2018). Introduction: The Theory and Practice of Building Developmental States in the Global South. Third World Quarterly, 39 (6), 1033-1055.
J.T. Nem Singh & E. Massi (2018). Industrial Policy and State-Making: Brazil's Attempt at Oil-based Industrial Development. Third World Quarterly, 39 (6), 1133-1150.
J.T. Nem Singh (2014). Towards Post-neoliberal Resource Politics? The International Political Economy (IPE) of Oil and Copper in Brazil and Chile. New Political Economy, 19 (3), 329-358.
J.T. Nem Singh (2010). Reconstituting the Neo-structuralist State: the political economy of continuity and change in Chilean mining policy. Third World Quarterly, 31 (8), 1413-1433. doi: 10.1080/01436597.2010.538240
J.T. Nem Singh & E. Massi (2021). The Energy Politics of Brazil. In The Oxford Handbook of Energy Politics (pp. 617-643). Oxford: Oxford University Press
J.T. Nem Singh & J.S. Ovadia (Ed.). (2020). Developmental States beyond East Asia. London: Routledge
J.T. Nem Singh, J.B. Grugel, A. Uhlin & L. Fontana (Ed.). (2017). Demanding Justice in the Global South: Claiming Rights (Development, Justice and Citizenship). London: Palgrave Macmillan
J.T. Nem Singh & F. Bourgouin (Ed.). (2013). Resource Governance and Developmental States in the Global South: Critical International Political Economy Perspectives (International Political Economy Series). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan