prof.dr. (Max) M.N. Spoor

prof.dr. (Max) M.N. Spoor
Emeritus Professor International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) Academic Staff Unit
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Erasmus University Rotterdam
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Max Spoor is Emeritus Professor of Development Studies, associated with the Political Ecology (PE) research group of ISS, which includes thematic areas of agrarian, food and environmental studies as well as social policy in international development.

His research is related to rural and environmental issues, such as land grabbing, access to water resources, poverty, and inequality, and social exclusion. This research is geographically focused on Asian transitional economies such as China, Vietnam and the countries in Central and Eastern Europe (in particular former Soviet Central Asia), while he continues to do research in Latin America and the Caribbean (in particular Cuba and Nicaragua).

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Max Spoor is Emeritus Professor of Development Studies, associated with the Political Ecology (PE) research group of ISS, which includes thematic areas of agrarian, food and environmental studies as well as social policy in international development.

His research is related to rural and environmental issues, such as land grabbing, access to water resources, poverty, and inequality, and social exclusion. This research is geographically focused on Asian transitional economies such as China, Vietnam and the countries in Central and Eastern Europe (in particular former Soviet Central Asia), while he continues to do research in Latin America and the Caribbean (in particular Cuba and Nicaragua).

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      • C. Hunsberger, E. Corbera, S.M. Borras, J.C. Franco, K. Woods, C. Work, R. De la Rosa, V. Eang, R. Herre, S.S. Kham, C.M. Park, S. Sokheng, M. Spoor, T. Shwe, K. Thu Aung, R. Thuon & C. Vaddhanaphuti (2017). Climate change mitigation, land grabbing and conflict: towards a landscape-based and collaborative action research agenda. Canadian Journal of Development Studies, 38 (3), 305-324. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02255189.2016.1250617[go to publisher's site]
      • A. Komarek, M. Spoor, F. Shuyi & S. Xiaoping (2017). Income Implications of Political Capital and Agricultural Land Use in Western China. China Agricultural Economic Review, 9 (1), 93-110. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/CAER-03-2015-030
      • R. Fangping, M. Spoor, M. Xianlei & S. Xiaoping (2016). Land tenure (in)security and crop-tree intercropping in rural Xinjiang, China. Land Use Policy, 50, 102-114. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.landusepol.2015.09.001[go to publisher's site]
      • T. Moreda & M. Spoor (2015). The politics of large-scale land acquisitions in Ethiopia: state and corporate elites and subaltern villagers. Canadian Journal of Development Studies/Revue canadienne d'études du développement, 36 (2), 224-240. doi: 10.1080/02255189.2015.1049133
      • A. Visser, N.V. Mamonova, M. Spoor & A. Nikulin (2015). "Quiet Food Sovereignty" as Food Sovereignty without a Movement? Insights from Post-Socialist Russia. Globalizations, 12 (4), 513-528. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14747731.2015.1005968[go to publisher's site]
      • O. Visser, M. Spoor & N.V. Mamonova (2014). Is Russia the emerging global "breadbasket"? Re-cultivation, agroholdings and grain production. Europe-Asia Studies, 66 (10), 1589-1610. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09668136.2014.967569[go to publisher's site]
      • O. Visser, N.V. Mamonova, M.N. Spoor & A. Nikulin (2014). Food sovereignty in settings without social movements. DevISSues, 16 (3), 9-12.
      • M. Spoor, L. Tasciotti & M. Peleah (2014). Quality of Life and Social Exclusion in Rural South, Central and Eastern Europe and the CIS. Post-Communist Economies, 26 (2), 201-219. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14631377.2014.904107
      • M. Spoor (2013). Multidimensional Social Exclusion and the 'Rural-Urban Divide' in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Sociologia Ruralis, Nr 4 (Virtual Issue 25 Years of ESRS Congress; ISSN 1467-9523). doi: Virtual Issue
      • M. Spoor (2013). Multidimentional Social Exclusion and the “Rural-Urban Divide” in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Sociologia Ruralis, 53 (2), 139-157. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/soru.12008
      • M. Spoor (2012). Agrarian reform and transition: what can we learn from 'the East'? Journal of Peasant Studies, 39 (1), 175-194. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03066150.2011.652949
      • O. Visser, N.V. Mamonova & M. Spoor (2012). Oligarchs, megafarms and land reserves: understanding land grabbing in Russia. Journal of Peasant Studies, 39 (3-4), 899-931.
      • S.M. Borras, J.C. Franco, S. Gomez, C. Kay & M. Spoor (2012). Land grabbing in Latin America and the Caribbean. Journal of Peasant Studies, 39 (3-4), 845-872. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03066150.2012.679931
      • L. You, M. Spoor, J. Ulimwengu & S. Zhang (2011). Land use and environmental stress of wheat, rice and corn production in China. China Economic Review, 22 (4), 461-473.
      • O. Visser & M. Spoor (2011). Land grabbing in post-Soviet Eurasia: the worlds largest agricultural land reserves at stake. Journal of Peasant Studies, 38 (2), 299-323. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03066150.2011.559010
      • M. Spoor & S. Golden (2010). Introducción. Asia en Desarrollo: Escenarios de Riesgo y Oportunidades, 7-14.
      • M. Spoor (2010). Asia y la Economía Mundial: 'Caminando con dos piernas [desiguales]'. Revista CiDOB d'Afers Internacionals, 89-90, 45-62.
      • G.J. Veldwisch & M. Spoor (2008). Contesting Rural Resources: Emerging Forms of Agrarian Production in Uzbekistan. Journal of Peasant Studies, 35 (3), 421-454.
      • M. Spoor & K. Voorend (2007). Azië, China en de Wereldeconomie. Economisch-Statistische Berichten, 92, 66-70.
      • M. Spoor & K. Voorend (2007). Azie, China en de Wereldeconomie. Economisch-Statistische Berichten, 45, 66-70.
      • P. Ho & M. Spoor (2006). Whose Land? The Political Economy of Land Titling in Transition Economies. Land Use Policy, 23 (4), 580-587.
      • M. Spoor (2005). Bednost v Europe I za predelami (Poverty in Europe and Beyond). Mir Peremen (World of Change), 1 (2), 128-137.
      • M. Spoor (2005). Transicion y Desarrollo desde una Perspectiva. Edicions Bellaterra, 25-47.
      • M. Spoor (2005). La Transicion en Asia Central Crecimiento con mas Desigualdad? Revista d'Afers Internacionals, No.71-72, 69-86.
      • M. Spoor & O. Visser (2004). Restructuring Postponed? Large Russian Enterprises 'Coping with the Market'. Journal of Peasant Studies, 32 (2), 515-551.
      • M. Spoor & A. Krutov (2003). The "Power of Water" in a Divided Central Asia. Perspectives on Global Development and Technology (print), 2 (4), 583-615.
      • M. Spoor (2002). Policy Regimes and Performance of the Agricultural Sector in Latin America and the Caribbean during the Last Three Decades. Journal of Agrarian Change, 2 (3), 382-401.
      • M. Spoor & O. Visser (2001). The State of Agrarian Reform in the Former Soviet Union. Europe-Asia Studies (Former Soviet Studies), 53, 885-901.
      • M. Spoor (1998). The Aral Sea Basin Crisis: Transition and Environment in Former Soviet Central Asia. Development and Change, 29, 409-435.
      • M. Spoor (1998). The Political Economy of the Aral Sea Basin Crisis. Development and Change, 29 (3).
      • M. Spoor (1997). Upheaval along the Silk Route: The Dynamics of Economic Transition in Central Asia. Journal of International Development, 9, 579-588.
      • M. Spoor (1996). Mongolia, Agrarian Crisis in the Transition to a Market Economy. Europe-Asia Studies (Former Soviet Studies), 48, 615-628.
      • M. Spoor (1995). Liberalization of Grain Markets in Nicaragua: From Market Substitution to State Minimalism. Food Policy, 20, 99-110.
      • M. Spoor (1995). Agrarian Transition in Former Soviet Central Asia: A Comparative Study of Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan. Journal of Peasant Studies, 23, 46-63.
      • M. Spoor (1994). Issues of "State and Markets": From Interventionism to Deregulation of Food Markets in Nicaragua. World Development, 22, 517-533.
      • M. Spoor (1994). Neo-Liberalism and Institutional Reform in Post-1990 Nicaragua: The Impact on Grain Markets. Bulletin of Latin American Research, 13, 185-202.
      • M. Spoor (1993). Transition to Market Economies in Former Soviet Central Asia: Dependency, Cotton and Water. European Journal of Development Research, 5, 142-148.
      • M. Spoor (1993). Politica de Precios Agricolas en Nicaragua (1979-1990). El Trimestre Economico, 60 (3), 601-643.
      • M. Spoor (1990). Rural Employment and Agrarian Markets in Transition. Journal of Peasant Studies, 17 (4), 520-545.
      • M. Spoor (1988). Reforming State Finance in Post-1975 Vietnam. Journal of Development Studies, 24 (4), 106-118.
      • M. Spoor (1987). Finance in a Socialist Transition: the Case of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (1955-1964). Journal of Contemporary Asia, 17 (3), 339-365.
      • M. Spoor (1985). Economic Problems in a Socialist Development Strategy: the Origins of the System in Vietnam (in Dutch). Economisch Bulletin, 16, 18-25.
        • M. Arsel & M. Spoor (2010). Water, environmental security and sustainable rural development : conflict and cooperation in Central Eurasia (Routledge ISS studies in rural livelihoods, 5). London and New York: Routledge
        • V. Beckmann, N.H. Dung, X. Shi, M. Spoor & J. Wesseler (2010). Economic Transition and Natural Resource Management in East- and Southeast Asia. Aachen: Shaker Publishers
        • M. Spoor & S. Golden (2010). Asia en Desarrollo: Escenarios de Riesgo y Oportunidades; Special Issue of Revista CIDOB d'Afers Internacionals. Barcelona: CIDOB
        • M. Spoor (2009). The Political Economy of Rural Livelihoods in Transition Economies; Land, Peasants and Rural Poverty in Transition. London and New York: Routledge
        • M. Spoor, N. Heerink & F. Qu (2007). Dragons with Clay Feet? Transition, Sustainable Land Use and Rural Environment in China and Vietnam. Lanham, New York and Oxford: Rowman and Littlefield, Lexington Books
        • M. Spoor & S. Golden (2006). Regionalism y Desarrollo en Asia: Procesos, Modelos y Tendencias. Barcelona: CIDOB with Ediciones Bellatera
        • S. Golden & M. Spoor (2005). Transicion y Desarrollo en Asia. Barcelona: Edicions Bellaterra
        • M. Spoor (2004). Globalisation, Poverty and Conflict. A Critical "Development" Reader. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers
        • M. Spoor (2003). Transition, Institutions and the Rural Sector. Lanham (BO), New York&Oxford: Rowman & Littlefield/Lexington Books
        • F. Tarifa & M. Spoor (2000). The First Decade and After: Albania's Democratic Transition and Consolidation in the Context of Southeast Europe. The Hague: CESTRAD/ISS
        • M. Spoor (2000). Beyond Transition: Ten Years after the Fall of the Berilin Wall. New York: UNDP/RBEC
        • M. Spoor (1997). The 'Market Panacea': Agrarian Transformation in Developing Countries and Former Socialist Economies. London: Intermediate Technology Publications
        • M. Spoor (1995). The State and Domestic Agricultural Markets in Nicaragua. Nicaragua From Interventionism to Neo-Liberalism. The Hague: St. Martin's Press in association with the Institute of Social Studies
        • H. Clemens, D. Greene & M. Spoor (1995). Mercados y Granos Basicos en Nicaragua. Managua: Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Nicaragua (ESECA)
        • J.P. de Groot & M. Spoor (1995). Ajuste Estructural y Economia Campesina; Nicaragua, El Salvador, Centro America. Managua: Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Nicaragua (ESECA)
        • J.P. de Groot & M. Spoor (1994). Ajuste Estructural v Economia Campesina: Nicaragua, El Salvador, Centro America. Managua: Ciencias Sociales/ESECA
        • H. Clemens, D. Greene & M. Spoor (1994). Mercados y Granos Basicos in Nicaragua: Hacia una Nueva Vision Sobre Produccion. -: -
        • M. Spoor & M.J. Robbins (2012). Agriculture, Food Security and Inclusive Growth. The Hague: Society for International Development (SID), ISS and NCDO
      • S.M. Borras, M. Spoor & H. Veltmeyer (2017). Foreword. In Agrarian change, migration and development (pp. ix-xi). Halifax: Fernwood
      • O. Visser, N.V. Mamonova, M. Spoor & A. Nikulin (2017). 'Quiet Food Sovereignty' as Food Sovereignty without a Movement? Insights from Post-socialist Russia. In A. Shattuck, C.M.G. Schiavoni & Z. VanGelder (Eds.), The politics of food sovereignty. Concept, Practice and Social Movements (Rethinking Globalisation) (pp. 92-107). London and New York: Routledge
      • O. Visser, M. Spoor & N. Mamonova (2017). Is Russia the new global ‘breadbasket’? Re-cultivation, agroholdings and grain production. In S Fortescue (Ed.), The Russian Economy. Critical Concepts in Economics (pp. 47). New York, London: Routledge[go to publisher's site]
      • M. Spoor, X. Shi & C. Pu (2015). Small Cotton Farmers, Livelihood Diversification and Policy Interventions in Southern Xinjiang. In H Zhang (Ed.), Rural Livelihoods in China: Political Economy in Transition (pp. 131-150). London and New York: Routledge
      • O. Visser, N. Mamonova, M. Spoor & A.M. Nikulin (2015). Quiet food sovereignty in loud food security. In A.M. Nikulin, M.G. Pugachova & T. Shanin (Eds.), Krestyanovedenie 2015. Teoriya. Istoriya. Soveremennost. Uchenye zapiski (pp. 10-35). Moscow: Delo, RANKhiGS
      • S.M. Borras, M. Spoor & H. Veltmeyer (2015). Series editors' foreword. In I. Scoones (Ed.), Sustainable Livelihoods and Rural Development (Agrarian Change and Peasant Studies series, 4) (pp. xiii-xv). Halifax, Winnipeg: Fernwood
      • S.M. Borras, J.C. Franco, C. Kay & M. Spoor (2014). Land grabbing in Latin America and the Caribbean, viewed from a broader international perspective. In S. Gómez (Ed.), The Land Market in Latin America and the Caribbean: Concentration and Foreignization (pp. 21-58). Santiago: FAO
      • S.M. Borras, M. Spoor & H. Veltmeyer (2013). Preface. In P. McMichael (Ed.), Food Regimes and Agrarian Questions (Agrarian Change and Peasant Studies) (pp. xi-xii). Halifax, Winnipeg: Fernwood Publishing
      • S.M. Borras, J.C. Franco, S. Gomez, C. Kay & M. Spoor (2013). Land grabbing in Latin America and the Caribbean. In B. White, S.M. Borras, R. Hall, I. Scoones & W. Wolford (Eds.), The New Enclosures: Critical Perspectives on Corporate Land Deals (pp. 227-254). London, New York: Routledge
      • S.M. Borras, J.C. Franco, C. Kay & M. Spoor (2013). El acaparamiento de tierras en América Latina y el Caribe visto desde una perspectiva internacional más amplia. In F. Soto Baquero & S. Gómez (Eds.), Reflexiones sobre la concentracion y extranjerizacion de la tierra en America Latina y el Caribe (pp. 15-68). Santiago, Chile: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
      • O. Visser, N.V. Mamonova & M. Spoor (2013). Oligarchs, megafarms and land reserves: understanding land grabbing in Russia. In B. White, S.M. Borras, R. Hall, I. Scoones & W. Wolford (Eds.), The New Enclosures: Critical Perspectives in Corporate Land Deals (pp. 281-314). London: Routledge
      • S.M. Borras, M. Spoor & H. Veltmeyer (2013). Preface. In J.D. van der Ploeg (Ed.), Peasants and the Art of Farming: A Chayanovian Approach (Agrarian Change and Peasant Studies Series) (pp. ix-x). Halifax, Winnipeg: Fernwood Publishing
      • S.M. Borras, J.C. Franco, G.M. Gomez, C. Kay & M. Spoor (2013). Land grabbing in Latin America and the Caribbean. In B. White, S.M. Borras, R. Hall, I. Scoone & W. Wolford (Eds.), The new enclosures: critical perspectives on corporate land deals. London: Routledge
      • O. Visser, N.V. Mamonova & M.N. Spoor (2012). Investory, megafermy, 'pustuyushchie' zemli. Krupnye zemel'nye sdelki v Rossii. In Zemelnaya akkumulatsiya v nachale XXI veka (pp. 66-125). Moscow: Delo
      • M. Spoor, M. Arsel & P. JIang (2012). Local Climate Change and Water Distribution in Xinjiang. In M. Salih (Ed.), Local Climate Change and Society (pp. 74-89). London and New York: Routledge
      • O. Visser & M. Spoor (2011). Zakhvat Zemel¿ v postsovetskikh stranakh. In Krestianovedenie Vol. 6 (pp. 39-67). Moscow: Russian Academy of National Economy
      • M. Spoor (2011). Crisis and Exclusionary Growth in Europe's East. In P.A.G. van Bergeijk, A. de Haan & R. van der Hoeven (Eds.), The Financial Crisis and Developing Countries (pp. 171-184). Chattenham and Northampton: Edgar Elgar
      • M. Spoor (2011). The Dragon and the Elephant and Global Imbalances. In S.M. Murshed, P. Goulart & L. Serino (Eds.), South-South Globalization: Challenges and Opportunities for Development (pp. 241-259). London and New York: Routledge
      • M. Spoor (2011). Agricultural Reforms, Growth and Poverty Reduction in Central Asia. In R Vos & M Koparanova (Eds.), Globalization and Economic Diversification: Policy Challenges for Economies in Transition (pp. 207-237). New York: Bloomsbury Academic
      • A. Krutov & M. Spoor (2010). Institutional change, cooperation and conflict in two Central Asian river basins. In M. Arsel & M. Spoor (Eds.), Water, environmental security and sustainable rural development : conflict and cooperation in Central Eurasia (Routledge ISS studies in rural livelihoods, 5) (pp. 191-211). London and New York: Routledge
      • M. Spoor (2010). Cotton, Environment and Poverty in Uzbekistan. In M. Arsel & M. Spoor (Eds.), Water, Security and Sustainable Rural Development, Conflict and Cooperation in Central Eurasia (pp. 234-249). London and New York: Routledge
      • M. Arsel & M. Spoor (2010). Securing the future, democratizing development : the role of water. In M. Arsel & M. Spoor (Eds.), Water, environmental security and sustainable rural development : conflict and cooperation in Central Eurasia (Routledge ISS studies in rural livelihoods, 5) (pp. 269-284). London and New York: Routledge
      • M. Spoor, L. Pellegrini & N.H. Dung (2010). Reaping Bitter Fruit? Farmers Health and Pesticide Use in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam. In V. Beckman, N.H. Dung, X. Shi, M. Spoor & J. Wesseler (Eds.), Economic Transition and Natural Resources Management in East and Southeast Asia (pp. 243-268). Aachen: Shaker Publications
      • M. Spoor & A. Krutov (2010). Integrated Water Management and Institutional Change in Central Asias Chu-Talas and Vakhsh-Amu Darya Trans-boundary River Basins. In M. Arsel & M. Spoor (Eds.), Water, Security and Sustainable Rural Development, Conflict and Cooperation in Central Eurasia (pp. 191-211). London and New York: Routledge
      • M. Spoor, X. Shi & C. Pu (2010). Shifting Livelihood Strategies of Small Cotton Farmers in Southern Xinjiang. In V. Beckman, N.H. Dung, X. Shi, M. Spoor & J. Wesseler (Eds.), Economic Transition and Natural Resources Management in East and Southeast Asia (pp. 221-240). Maastricht: Shaker Publications
      • V. Beckmann, N.H. Dung, X. Shi, M. Spoor & J. Wesseler (2010). Economic Transition and Natural Resource Management in East and Southeast Asia: An Introduction and Overview. In V. Beckman, N.H. Dung, X Shi, M. Spoor & J. Wesseler (Eds.), Economic Transition and Natural Resource Management in East- and Southeast Asia (pp. 1-10). Aachen: Shaker Publishers
      • M. Arsel & M. Spoor (2010). Preface. In M. Arsel & M. Spoor (Eds.), Water, environmental security and sustainable rural development : conflict and cooperation in Central Eurasia (pp. xiv-xv). London and New York: Routledge
      • M. Arsel & M. Spoor (2010). Follow the water. In M. Arsel & M. Spoor (Eds.), Water, environmental security and sustainable rural development : conflict and cooperation in Central Eurasia (Routledge ISS studies in rural livelihoods, 5) (pp. 3-17). London and New York: Routledge
      • V. Beckmann, N.H. Dung, X. Shi, M. Spoor & J. Wesseler (2010). Preface. In M.N Spoor, V. Beckmann, N.H. Dung, X. Shi & J. Wesseler (Eds.), Economic Transition and Natural Resources Management in East and Southeast Asia (pp. vii-viii). Maastricht: Shaker Publications
      • M. Spoor (2010). Cotton, environment and poverty in Uzbekistan. In M. Arsel & M. Spoor (Eds.), Water, environmental security and sustainable rural development : conflict and cooperation in Central Eurasia (Routledge ISS studies in rural livelihoods, 5) (pp. 234-249). London and New York: Routledge
      • M. Spoor (2009). The Rural Development Challenge of Transition. In The Political Economy of Rural Livelihoods in Transition Economies; Land, Peasants and Rural Poverty in Transition (pp. 1-10). London: Routledge Books
      • M. Spoor (2009). Rural Poverty, Cotton Production and Environmental Degradation in Central Eurasia. In M.A.M. Salih (Ed.), Climate Change and Sustainable Development: New Challenges for Poverty Reduction (pp. 156-178). Cheltenham UK: Edward Elgar
      • A. Mkrtchyan, G. Minasyan & M. Spoor (2009). Land and Rural Poverty in Armenia. In The Political Economy of Rural Livelihoods in Transition Economies; Land, Peasants and Rural Poverty in Transition (pp. 157-174). London: Routledge Books
      • M. Spoor (2009). Cotton and Rural Livelihoods in former Soviet Central Asia. In The Political Economy of Rural Livelihoods in Transition Economies; Land, Peasants and Rural Poverty in Transition (pp. 138-156). London: Routledge
      • M. Spoor & F. Izman (2009). Land Reform and Interlocking Agricultural Markets in Moldova. In The Political Economy of Rural Livelihoods in Transition Economies (pp. 99-122). London: Routledge Books
      • M. Spoor (2009). Central Asian Economies: Coping with New Challenges. In Anuario Asia- Pacifico (pp. 45-55). Barcelona: Ediciones Bellaterra
      • M. Spoor & A. Krutov (2008). Intereses en conflicto: energia hidrauca versus agua para irrigacion Asia Central. In Asia Central y la seguridad energética global : nuevos actores y dinámicas en Eurasia (pp. 109-127). Barcelona: Edicions Bellaterra
      • M. Spoor (2007). Growth and Regional Inequality in Asias "New Dragons". In Dragons with clay feet? : transition, sustainable land use, and rural environment in China and Vietnam (pp. 93-108). Lanham (BO), New York and Oxford: Rowman & Littlefield/Lexington Books
      • N. Heerink, M. Spoor & Q. Futian (2007). Transition, Economic Policy and Institutional Reforms in China and Vietnam: Impact on Sustainable Resource Use. In Dragons with clay feet? : transition, sustainable land use, and rural environment in China and Vietnam (pp. 11-46). Lanham (BO), New York&Oxford: Rowman & Littlefield/Lexington Books
      • M. Spoor (2007). Land Reform, Rural Poverty and Inequality in Armenia. In The political economy of rural livelihoods in transition economies : land, peasants and rural poverty in transition (pp. 188-220). London: Routledge Books
      • N.H. Dung & M. Spoor (2007). Intensification of Rice Production and Negative Health Effects for Farmers in the Mekong Delta during Vietnams Transition. In Dragons with clay feet? : transition, sustainable land use, and rural environment in China and Vietnam (pp. 229-250). Lanham (BO), New York&Oxford: Rowman & Littlefield/Lexington Books
      • M. Spoor (2007). Cotton in Central Asia: "Curse" or "Foundation for Development"? In D Kandiyoti (Ed.), The Cotton Sector in Central Asia: Economic Policy and Development Challenges (pp. 54-74). London: School of Oriental and African Studies
      • M. Spoor (2006). Crecimiento y Desigualdad Regional en los Dragones Asioncos: Una Comparaciontre China y Vietnam'. In - (pp. 167-186). Barcelona: CIDOB with Ediciones Bellatera
      • M. Spoor & S. Golden (2006). Introduccion - Regionalism and Development in Asia: Procesos, Modelos y Tendencias. In - (pp. 11-14). Barcelona: CIDOB with Ediciones Bellatera
      • M. Spoor (2006). Uzbekistan's Agrarian Transition. In C.S. Babu & S Djalalov (Eds.), Policy reforms and agriculture development in Central Asia (pp. 181-204). London: Springer
      • M. Spoor & O. Visser (2005). Restructuring Postponed? Large Russian Enterprises 'Coping with the Market'. In Rural adaptation in Russia (pp. 153-189). London: Routledge Books
      • M. Spoor & A. Krutov (2004). 'The "Power" of Water in a Divided Central Asia. In The Power (pp. 279-300). Leiden: Brill
      • M. Spoor (2004). Inequality, Poverty and Conflict in Transition Economies. In Inequality (pp. 47-65). London: Kluwer Academic Publishers
      • M. Spoor (2004). Inequality, Rural Poverty and Conflict in Transition Economies. In Inequality (pp. 79-99). Sarajevo: Faculty of Economics, University of Sarajevo
      • M. Spoor (2003). Institutsional'noe razvitie v tselyakh rosta i spravedlivosti v Uzbekistane' (Institutional development towards growth and equity in Uzbekistan). In - (pp. 210-224). Tashkent: UNDP
      • M. Spoor (2003). Sel'skoe khozyaistvo, sel'skokhozyaistvennoe razvitie i bednost' (Agriculture, Rural Development and Poverty). In - (pp. 126-156). Tashkent: UNDP
      • M. Spoor (2003). Agrarian Reform in Post-Soviet States Revisited: Central Asia and Mongolia. In - (pp. 47-60). Lanham (BO), New York&Oxford: Rowman & Littlefield/Lexington Books
      • M. Spoor (2001). Incidencia de dos decadas de ajustes en el desarrollo agricola de America Latina y el Caribe. In - (pp. 135-164). Santiago de Chile: ECLAC/UN
      • M. Spoor & O. Visser (2001). The State of Agrarian Reform in The Former Soviet Union. In - (pp. 161-190). Quezon City: University of the Philippines Press
      • M. Spoor (2000). Transition to Underdevelopment? Ten Years after the Fall of the Berlin Wall. In UNDP (Ed.), Beyond Transition Ten Years After the Fall of the Berlin Wall (pp. 8-114). New York: UNDP/RBEC
      • M. Spoor (2000). Transformation and Environment in FSU Central Asia: The Aral Sea Basin Crisis. In - (pp. 98-102). New York: UNDP/RBEC
      • M. Spoor (2000). "White Gold" versus "Food Self-Sufficiency"? Agrarian Transition in FSU Central Asia. In - (pp. 57-74). London: Kluwer Academic Publishers
      • M. Spoor (2000). Missing Agricultural Markets and the Economics of Resource Use in Former Soviet Central Asia. In - (pp. 17-35). Beijing: China Forestry Publishing House
      • M. Spoor (2000). Transition and Human Security in Southeast Europe: A Comparative Note. In F. Tarifa & M.N. Spoor (Eds.), The First Decade and After: Albania's Democratic Transition and Consolidation in the Context of Southeast Europe (pp. 47-56). The Hague: CESTRAD/ISS
      • M. Spoor (2000). Transitie en Ontwikkeling: Ontwikkelingsprocessen in voormalig Sovjet Staten. In J.J. Heins & G.D. Thijs (Eds.), Ontwikkelingsvraagstukken 2000 (pp. 117-134). Amsterdam: Vrije Universiteit Uitgeverij
      • F. Tarifa & M. Spoor (2000). Introduction. In - (pp. 8). The Hague: CESTRAD/ISS
      • M. Spoor (1998). Transformation and Environment in FSU Central Asia: The Aral Sea Crisis. In H. van der Wusten (Ed.), Proceedings of Conference 'Transformation Processes in Eastern Europe (pp. 155-167). The Hague: ESR
      • M. Spoor (1997). Introduction. In M. Spoor (Ed.), The Market Panacea: Agrarian Transformation in Developing and Former Socialist Economies (pp. 1-14). London: Intermediate Technology Publications
      • M. Spoor (1997). Agrarian Transformation in Nicaragua: Market Liberalization and Peasant Rationality. In - (pp. 29-42). London: Intermediate Technology Publications
      • M. Spoor (1997). Agrarian Transition in the Former Soviet Union: The Case of Central Asia. In M. Spoor (Ed.), The Market Panacea: Agrarian Transformation in Developing and Former Socialist Economies (pp. 95-111). London: Intermediate Technology Publications
      • M. Spoor (1997). Agrarian Transformation in Nicaragua: Market Liberalisation and Peasant Rationality. In M. Spoor (Ed.), The Market Panacea: Agrarian Transformation in Developing and Former Socialist Economies (pp. 29-42). London: Intermediate Technology Publications
      • M. Spoor (1995). Notas sobre la transición: intervencionismo a laissez-faire¿, Mercados y Grános Basicos en Nicaragua. In Managua. Managua: Editorial Ciencias Sociales/ESECA-UNA
      • M. Spoor (1995). Notas Sobre La Transicion: Intervencionismo a Laissez-faire. In Notas (pp. 27-44). Managua: Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Nicaragua (ESECA)
      • M. Spoor (1995). Transformacion Agraria en Nicaragua: Mercados y Racionalidad Campesina. In - (pp. 179-202). Managua: Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Nicaragua (ESECA)
      • M. Spoor & H. Clemens (1995). Conclusiones y Recomendaciones: Hacia un Desarrollo de Los Mercados de Granos Basicos en Nicaragua. In - (pp. 301-310). Managua: Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Nicaragua (ESECA)
      • M. Spoor (1992). State and Agricultural Markets in Nicaragua: From Intervention to Deregulation. In State and Agricultural Markets. France: CREALC/ASERCCA Publishers
      • M. Spoor (1992). Comercializacion y Empleo Rural en Nicaragua (1979-1988). In Ferreira Irmao (Ed.), Pobreza Rural y Empleo (pp. 225-242). Panama: ILO/PREALC
      • M. Spoor (1988). Reforming State Finance in Post-1975 Vietnam. In E.V.K. Fitzgerald & M. Wuyts (Eds.), Markets within Planning: Socialist Economic Management in the Third World (pp. 102-114). London: Frank Cass
      • M. Spoor (1988). State Finance in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (1976-1985): the Difficult Transition from State Bureaucratic Finance to Social Economic Accounting. In D.G. Marr & C.P. White (Eds.), Postwar Vietnam: Dilemnas in Socialist Development (Southeast Asia Program, 3) (pp. 111-131). Cornell: Cornell University Southeast Asia Program Publications
      • M. Spoor, O. Mendoza, E.J. Visser & R. Bakker (1988). Politica de Precios y de Comercialization en Nicaragua. In R. Ruben & J.P. de Groot (Eds.), El Debate Sobre la Reforma Agraria en Nicaragua (pp. 317-352). Managua: Instituto Nacional de Investigacion Economica y Social
      • M. Spoor & J.J. & v. Zon (1983). Huwelijk uit Wederzijds Belang: de Strategie van Moskou in Zuid-Oost Azie. In J.J. Teunissen & H. van Zon (Eds.), De Russiche Omhelzing (The Russian Embrace) (pp. 91-103). Amsterdam: Transnational Institute/WOEP
      • M. Spoor (2004). Book Review of "Macroeconomic Policy, Growth and Poverty Reduction" (T. McKinley ed., Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2001, vii+264pp.) [Bespreking van het boek Book Review of "Macroeconomic Policy, Growth and Poverty Reduction" (T. McKinley ed., Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2001, vii+264pp.).]. Development and Change, 35, 204-207.
      • M. Spoor (2004). Book Review of "The Growth of Market Relations in Post-Reform Rural China. A Mirco-analysis of Peasants, Migrants and Peasant Entrepreneurs" (Hiroshi Soto ed., RoutledgeCurzon, Taylor and Francis Group) [Bespreking van het boek Book Review of "The Growth of Market Relations in Post-Reform Rural China. A Mirco-analysis of Peasants, Migrants and Peasant Entrepreneurs" (Hiroshi Soto ed., RoutledgeCurzon, Taylor and Francis Group)]. Journal of Peasant Studies, 31, 2.
      • M. Spoor (2000). Book Review of "The Undermining of the Sandinista Revolution" (G. Prevost and H.E. Vanden eds., Macmillan and St. Martin's Press, 1997) [Bespreking van het boek Book Review of "The Undermining of the Sandinista Revolution" (G. Prevost and H.E. Vanden eds., Macmillan and St. Martin's Press, 1997)]. Development and Change, 31, 546-547.
      • M. Spoor (1997). Book Review of "The Political Economy of Food and Nutrition Policies" [P. Pinstrup-Andersen ed., The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993] [Bespreking van het boek Book Review of "The Political Economy of Food and Nutrition Policies" [P. Pinstrup-Andersen ed., The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993]]. Development and Change, 28, 195-196.
      • M. Spoor (1996). Book Review of "The Sandinista Legacy: Lessons from a Political Economy in Transition" [by Ilja A. Luciak, University of Florida Press, Gainesville] [Bespreking van het boek Book Review of "The Sandinista Legacy: Lessons from a Political Economy in Transition" [by Ilja A. Luciak, University of Florida Press, Gainesville]]. Development and Change, 27, 832-34.
      • M. Spoor (1995). Book Review of Hungry Dreams: The Failure of Food Policy in Revolutionary Nicaragua, 1979-1990 (B.N. Biondi-Morra ed., 1993, Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press) [Bespreking van het boek Book Review of Hungry Dreams: The Failure of Food Policy in Revolutionary Nicaragua, 1979-1990 (B.N. Biondi-Morra ed., 1993, Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press)]. Journal of Latin American Studies, 27, 262-3.
      • M. Spoor (1994). Book Review of An End to Hunger? The Social Origins of Food Strategies (S. Barraclough ed.) [Bespreking van het boek Book Review of An End to Hunger? The Social Origins of Food Strategies (S. Barraclough ed.)]. Development and Change, 25.
      • M. Spoor (1994). Book Review of Economics Adjustment under the Sandinistas: Policy Reform, Food Security and Livelihood in Nicaragua (P. Utting ed.) [Bespreking van het boek Book Review of Economics Adjustment under the Sandinistas: Policy Reform, Food Security and Livelihood in Nicaragua (P. Utting ed.)]. Development and Change, 25.
      • M. Spoor (1988). Book review of K. Hsiau 'Fiscal Reform in Mainland China' [Bespreking van het boek Book review of K. Hsiau 'Fiscal Reform in Mainland China']. Journal of Contemporary Asia.
        • M. Spoor & T. Moreda (2016). Rural development and the future of small-scale family farms revisited. (Preprints, Rural Transformations Technical Paper, no 3). Rome: FAO
        • C. Hunsberger, E. Corbera, S.M. Borras, R. De la Rosa, V. Eang, J.C. Franco, R. Herre, . Sai Sam Kham, C. Park, D. Pred, . Heng Sokheng, M. Spoor, . Shwe Thein, . Kyaw Thu, . Ratha Thuon, C. Vaddhanaphuti, K. Woods & C. Work (2015). Land-based climate change mitigation, land grabbing and conflict: understanding intersection and linkages, exploring actions for change. (Preprints, MOSAIC Working Papers, no 1). The Hague; Chiang Mai (Thailand): International Institute of Social Studies (ISS); Chiang Mai University
        • M. Spoor (2007). Ten Propositions on Rural Poverty and Agrarian Transition in Central Asia. (Preprints, IBEI Working Papers). Barcelona: Institute of International Studies
        • M. Spoor & G.J. Veldwisch (2007). Report of Regional Expert Meeting (CERES/DPRN Report). Utrecht: CERES
        • M. Spoor & O. Visser (2006). Report of the DPRN Regional Expert Meeting Development policy for "Non-EU Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia". Utrecht: CERES
        • M. Spoor & O. Visser (2005). Report of the DPRN Regional Expert Meeting on Development Policy for "Non-EU Eastern Europe and Central Asia" (Final Report DPRN/Amsterdam and CERES/Utrecht). Utrecht: CERES
        • M. Spoor (2004). White Paper on Land Reform, Rural Poverty and Inequality in Armenia: A Pro-Poor Approach to Land Policies. (Extern rapport). Yerevan: UNDP
        • M. Spoor & F. Izman (2004). Agroindustrial Growth and Sustainable Poverty Reduction in Moldova. The Hague: CESTRAD/ISS
        • M. Spoor (2004). The Institutional Environment for Sustainable and Broad-Based Growth. The Hague: CESTRAD/ISS
        • M. Spoor (2004). Agricultural Restructuring and Trends in Rural Inequalities in Central Asia: A Socio-Statistical Survey (Program Papers on Civil Society and Social Movements No. 13). Geneva: UNRISD
        • M. Spoor (2004). Agricultural Restructuring and Trends in Rural Inequalities in Central Asia: A Socio-Statistical Survey. Program on Civil Society and Social Movements. Geneva: UNRISD
        • M. Spoor (2003). Agricultural Restructuring and Trends in Rural Inequalities in Central Asia: A Socio-Economic Survey (UNRISD Research Report). Geneva: UNRISD
        • M. Spoor (2002). Institutional Transformation in Uzbekistan. Tashkent: UNDP
        • M. Spoor & A. Khaitov (2002). Rural Development and Poverty in Uzbekistan. Tashkent: UNDP
        • N. Ostrom & M. Spoor (2001). Contract Financed Technical Assistance (KTS): Country Report Mongolia (ISS/SIDA Consultancy Report). The Hague: ISS
        • M. Spoor & O. Visser (2001). The State of Agrarian Reform in the Former Soviet Union. (ISS Working Papers, General Series, no 333). The Hague: ISS
        • M. Spoor (2000). Two Decades of Structural Reform and the Agricultural Sector in Latin America and the Caribbean. (ECLAC Working Paper Series (Serie Reformas Economicas), no 56). Santiago de Chile: ECLAC/UN
        • M. Spoor (1999). Agrarian Transition in Former Soviet Central Asia: A comparative Study of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzystan and Uzbekistan. (ISS Working Papers, General Series, no 298). The Hague: ISS
        • M. Spoor (1998). "White Gold" versus "Food Self-Sufficiency"? Agrarian Transition in FSU Central Asia. : -
        • M. Spoor (1998). Agrarian Transition in FSU Central Asia. : -
        • M. Spoor (1998). Missing Agricultural Markets and Resource Use in Former Soviet Central Asia. : -
        • M. Spoor (1998). Missing Agricultural Markets in Former Soviet Central Asia. : -
        • M. Spoor (1998). Multi-Disciplinary Planning for FCDI Projects (Reader of already Published Materials [3 volumes]). The Hague: ISS
        • M. Spoor (1998). White Gold versus Food Self-Sufficiency? Agrarian Transition in FSU Central Asia, Paper presented in Development Economics Seminar series. The Hague: Institute of Social Studies
        • M. Spoor (1998). Agrarian Transition in FSU Central Asia, Paper presented in Rural Development Seminar Series. The Hague: Institute of Social Studies
        • M. Spoor (1998). "From State to Market": A Decade of Transition in Mongolia. : -
        • M. Spoor (1997). Agrarian Transition in the Former Soviet Union Central AsiaStagnation and Progress. (ISS Working Papers, General Series, no 243). The Hague: ISS
        • M. Spoor (1997). Political Economy of the Aral Sea Crisis. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press
        • K. Moldogazieva & M. Spoor (1997). Human Ecology in Kyrgyzstan: The Soviet Legacy and the Dynamics of Transition. (ISS Working Papers, General Series, no 239). The Hague: ISS
        • M. Spoor (1997). Agrarian Transition in Former Soviet Central Asia: Stagnation and Progress. The Hague: ISS
        • M. Spoor (1996). Upheaval Along the Silk Route: The Dynamics of Economic Transition in Central Asia. (ISS Working Papers, General Series, no 216). The Hague: ISS
        • M. Spoor (1996). Agricultural Policy Analysis. Washington DC: EDI/World Bank
        • M. Spoor (1996). Agrarian Transition in Former Soviet Union Central Asia: Stagnation and Progress. The Hague: ISS
        • M. Spoor (1996). Structural Adjustment and the Agrarian Sector: A New Role of the State. Santiago de Chile: CEPAL
        • M. Spoor (1996). Economic Transition in Central Asia. : -
        • M. Spoor (1995). Mongolia, Agrarian Crisis in the Transition to a Market Economy. The Hague: ISS
        • M. Spoor (1995). Agrarian Markets in Nicaragua: The Transition for Interventionism to Laissez-Faire Revisited. Wageningen: Wageningen University
        • M. Spoor (1995). Agrarian Reform in Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan. Moscow: Institute for Strategic Studies
        • M. Spoor (1995). Agrarian Transition in Former Soviet Central Asia: A Comparative Study of Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan. The Hague: ISS
        • M. Spoor (1995). Mongolie. The Hague: ISS
        • M. Spoor (1995). Agrarian Transition in Former Soviet Central Asia: A Comparative Study of Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan. Wageningen: Wageningen University
        • M. Spoor (1994). Agrarian Transformation in Nicaragua: Markets, Peasant Rationality and Choice of Techniques. The Hague: ISS
        • M. Spoor (1994). Commercializacion de Granos Basicos en Nicaragua, Sintesis y Recommendaciones; Final Report of UNDP/IDP/CONAGRO National Conference in Manauga. : -
        • M. Spoor (1994). Country Study Kyrgyzstan (Consultancy Report prepared for DGIS/Clingendael Research Project). The Hague: ISS
        • M. Spoor (1994). Structural Adjustment and Grain Markets in Nicaragua: From Market Substitution to Market Development? : -
        • M. Spoor (1993). Agrarian transformation in Post-war Nicaragua: Markets, Peasant Rationality & Choice of Technology. Maastricht: University of Maastricht
        • M. Spoor (1993). Transition to Market Economies in Former Soviet Central Asia: Cotton, Dependency and Water. (Preprints). The Hague: Institute of Social Studies
        • M. Spoor (1992). Agro Industry in Sandinista Nicaragua: The Failure of a State-centred Accumulation Model. The Hague: ISS
        • M. Spoor (1992). Issues of State and Market: from Intervention to Deregulation of Food Markets in Nicaragua (1979-1992). (Preprints). The Hague: Institute of Social Studies
        • M. Spoor (1992). Institutional Reform and Grain Markets in Post-1990 Nicaragua. The Impact of Structural Adjustment. : -
        • M. Spoor & A.V. Ittersum (1991). Report on agro-economy and extension. : -
        • M. Spoor (1990). Agrarian Markets and Rural Employment in Transition: Nicaragua, 1979-1980. The Hague: ISS
        • M. Spoor (1989). Comercializacion y Empleo Rural en Nicaragua (1979-1988). (Extern rapport). Panama: PREALC/ILO
        • M. Spoor & O. Mendoza (1988). Agricultural Price Policy in Transition: The Case of Nicaragua (1979-1988). : -
        • M. Spoor & J. Drevnorski (1986). Evaluation of Round Table Conference Benin. New York: UNDCTC
        • M. Spoor (1986). Finance in a Socialist Transition: The Case of the DRVietnam (1955-1964). Amsterdam: Faculty of Economic Sciences, Free University
        • M. Spoor (1985). State Finance in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (1976-1985). Brighton: IDS
        • M. Spoor (2011). Beyond Transition: Towards Inclusive Societies. (Extern rapport). New York, Bratislava: UNDP
        • M. Spoor & G.J. Veldwisch (2007). Civil Society in Transition 'Visions from the East'. Report of the DPRN Regional Expert Meeting Development policy for "Non-EU Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia". (Extern rapport). The Hague: CESTRAD/Institute of Social Studies
        • M. Spoor, O. Visser & N.V. Mamonova (2012). Russian Agro-holdings + Financial Capital + Land Grabbing ¿ Global ¿Bread Basket¿? IAMO 2012 Forum: Land Use in Transition: "Potentials and Solutions between Abandonment and Land Grabbing": Halle, Germany (2012, juni 20 - 2012, juni 22).
        • S.M. Borras, J.C. Franco, C. Kay & M. Spoor (2011). Land grabbing in Latin America and the Caribbean viewed from broader international perspectives. Conference of Land Grabbing in Latin America and the Caribbean: Santiago, Chile (2011, november 14 - 2011, november 15).
        • O. Visser & M. Spoor (2011). Land Grabbing in post-Soviet Eurasia. Conference on ‘Global Land Grabbing' organised by LDPI (Land Deal Politics Initiative) and Journal of Peasant Studies: Sussex, UK (2011, april 6 - 2011, april 8).
        • M. Spoor (2008). Shifting Livelihood Strategies of Small Cotton Farmers in Southern Xinjiang. Paper presented during the Conference on Greening Asian Growth: Nanjing (2008, oktober 9 - 2008, oktober 30).
        • M. Spoor (2007). Ten propositions on rural poverty and agricultural development in Central Eurasia. Paper presented at the Technical Consultation Central Asia, FAO Central Asia Office: Turkey (2007, juli 11 - 2007, juli 13).
        • M. Spoor & S. Xiaoping (2007). Cotton and Rural Income Development in Xinjiang (Paper presented at the ACE International Conference, City University, Hong Kong, 12-14 December 2007).
        • M. Spoor & F. Izman (2006). Land Reform and Interlocking Agricultural Markets: The Case of Moldova (Paper presented at the conference on 'Land, Poverty, Social Justice and Development' organised by Institute of Social Studies, with FIAN and Via Campesina, ISS, The Hague, 9-14 January 2006).
        • M. Spoor (2006). Is international development cooperation useful for development, taking into account issues of peace and security (Paper presented at the IUED Seminar, Geneva, 11 May 2006).
        • M. Spoor (2006). Cotton, Environment and Poverty: The Case of Uzbekistan. Paper presented at the IFPRI/WUR International Seminar: China, (2006, oktober 22 - 2006, oktober 24).
        • M. Spoor (2006). Asia and the World Economy: Walking on Two [Unequal] Legs (Paper presented at the conference on 'Developing Asia: Risks, Scenarios and Opportunities' organized by CUIMPB, CIDOB and CESTRAD, CUIMB, Barcelona, 4-5 Julay 2006).
        • M. Spoor (2006). Cotton, Environment and Poverty: The Case of Uzbekistan. Paper presented at the conference on 'The Last Drop? Water, Security and Sustainable Development' organized by ISS/CESTRAD/NWP (Netherlands Water Partnership): The Hague (2006, december 1 - 2006, december 2).
        • M. Spoor (2006). Integrated Water Management and Institutional Change in Central Asia's Chu-Talas and Vakhsh-Amudarya Basins. (Paper presented at the conference on 'The Last Drop? Water, Security and Sustainable Development' organized by ISS/CESTRAD/NWP (Netherlands Water Partnership): The Hague (2006, december 1 - 2006, december 2).
        • M. Spoor (2006). Land, Markets and Rural Poverty in the CIS-7. Paper presented at the conference on 'Land, Poverty, Social Justice and Development' organised by Institute of Social Studies, with FIAN and Via Campesina: The Hague (2006, januari 9 - 2006, januari 14).
        • M. Spoor (2005). Land Reform, Rural Poverty and Inequality: A Pro-Poor Approach to Land Policies (Consultancy Report [UNDP WHITE Papers] for UNDP, Yerevan, Armenia, UNDP White Papers Series No. 2).
        • M. Spoor (2005). Growth and Regional Inequality in Asia's New Dragons: China and Vietnam Compared. (Paper presented at the conference on 'Regionalismo en Asia: Modelos, Tendencias y Procesos ' organised by CUIMPB (Consortio Universitario Internacional Menendez Pelayo de Barcelona): Barcelona (2005, juli 4 - 2005, juli 5).
        • M. Spoor (2005). Cotton in Central Asia: Curse or Foundation for Sustainable Development? (Paper presented at the conference on 'Cotton in Central Asia' organised by School of African and Oriental Studies (Centre for Caucasus and Central Asia), London, 3-4 November 2005).
        • M. Spoor (2004). Poverty within Europe's Border and Beyond. Paper presented at the conference on 'Europe's Members and New Neighbours: Accession versus Marginalisation' organised by CESTRAD with NGIZ and Institute Clingendael: The Hague (2004, april 22).
        • M. Spoor (2004). Uzbekistans Agrarian Transition. (Paper presented at the Mansholt Research School Mini-symposium Agrarian Transformation from Five Transition Countries: (2004, oktober 28).
        • M. Spoor (2004). Transition and Development in Asian Perspective. Paper presented at the conference on 'Cooperacion, desarrollo y transicion' organised by CUIMP with CESTRAD and CIDOB: Barcelona (2004, juli 8 - 2004, juli 9).
        • N. Heerink, M. Spoor & F. Quo (2003). Impact of Economic Policy and Institutional Reforms on Sustainable Land Use in China and Vietnam. Paper presented at the conference on 'Sustainable Land Management in Asian Transitional Economies': Nanjing, China (2003, oktober 20 - 2003, oktober 22).
        • M. Spoor (2003). Inequality, Poverty and Conflict in Transition Economies. Paper presented at the Conference on 'From Transition to Development: Globalisation and the Political Economy of Development of Transition Economies': Serajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina (2003, oktober 10 - 2003, oktober 11).
        • M. Spoor (2002). The (Re)emergence of Poverty in Transition Economies (Paper presented at the ISS 50th Anniversary Conference on 'Globalization, Conflict and Poverty', The Hague, 7-9 October 2002).
        • M. Spoor (2002). The "Power of Water" in a Divided Central Asia (Paper presented at the Seminar on Water and Environmental Issues of Central Asia organized by CER/World Bank, Center for Economic Research (Uzbekistan), Tashkent, September 2002).
        • M. Spoor (2002). Social and Humanitarian Development in Central Asian Transition. Paper presented at the Conference on 'Central Asia in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities for Enhancing Peace and Security, organised by Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum Washington: Berlin (2002, december 3 - 2002, december 4).
        • M. Spoor (2002). Sustainable Development in Central Asia. Paper presented at the Conference on Conflict Prevention in Central Asia: The Hague (2002, maart 7 - 2002, maart 8).
        • M. Spoor (2002). Policy Analysis Skills for Transition Economies (Teaching materials for new Diploma Programme, ISS/CESTRAD, The Hague, May 2002).
        • M. Spoor (2001). Agrarian Reform in the Eastern Europe (Paper presented at the RLDS Seminar on Comparative Experiences in Land Reform, Addis Ababa University, 15 June 2001).
        • M. Spoor (2001). Central Asian Transition: Dual Economies and Growing Inequality. Paper presented at the Conference on 'Central Asia: Past, Present and Future': London (2001, november 1 - 2001, november 2).
        • M. Spoor (2001). Agrarian Reform in Post-Soviet States Revisited: Central Asia and Mongolia (Paper presented at the CESTRAD/ISS/CERES Conference on 'Transition, Institutions and the Rural Sector', The Hague, 10-11 December 2001).
        • M. Spoor (2000). Transition and Development: Development Processes in Former Soviet States. Paper presented at the Seminar on 'Income Distribution and Poverty in Transition' organized by CESTRAD/ISS: The Hague (2000, juni 26).
        • M. Spoor (2000). Short Course on Institutional Capacity Development for Human Security in Southeast Europe [INCAHSE] (Project document for external finance).
        • M. Spoor (2000). Short Course on 'Policy Analysis for Transitional Economies' (Course outline for the new ISS Non-Degree Programme).
        • M. Spoor (2000). Human Security in Southeast Europe: A Comparative Note. Paper presented at the Conference on 'The First Decade and After': The Hague (2000, november 9).
        • M. Spoor & O. Visser (2000). The State of Agrarian Reform in the former Soviet Union. Paper presented at the Conference organized by ICARRD and Development Academy of the Philippines, Manila: The Hague (2000, december 5 - 2000, december 8).
        • M. Spoor & O. Visser (2000). The State of Agrarian Reform in the Former Soviet Union. Paper presented at the ISS Rural Development Seminar Series: The Hague (2000, november 27).
        • M. Spoor (1999). Two Decades of Adjustment and Agricultural Development in Latin America and the Caribbean. Paper presented at the CEPAL/ECLA/UN Workshop, March 1999: .
        • M. Spoor (1999). Dos Decadas de Ajuste y Desarrollo Agricola en America Latina y el Caribe (Paper presented at the CEPAL/ECLAC/UN Seminar, July 1999, Santiago).
        • M. Spoor (1999). Transformation and Environment in FSU Central Asia: The Aral Sea Basin Crisis. Paper for the UNDP/ISS Conference on 'Beyond Transition: Ten Years After the Fall of the Berlin Wall': The Hague.
        • M. Spoor (1999). Transition to Underdevelopment? Public Address given at the opening of the UNDP/ISS Beyond Transition Conference, October 1999: The Hague (1999, oktober 1).
        • M. Spoor (1999). Contemporary Development Issues (Edited Reader on Development Studies, as a Module for the MA in Diplomatic Studies).
        • M. Spoor (1999). Transition from 'State to Farms' in former Soviet Central Asia. Paper presented at the ISS Rural Development Seminar Series, June 1999: The Hague.
        • M. Spoor (1997). Grain Markets and Peasant Production in Nicaragua: the post-1990 experience revisited. Conference Proceedings of ASERCCA's Annual Conference on Markets and Local Governance for Rural Development in Central America: Portsmouth.
        • M. Spoor (1996). Agricultural Policy Analysis in an Economy in Transition.
        • M. Spoor (1996). Economic Transition in Central Asia.
        • M. Spoor (1995). Agrarian Transition in former Soviet Central Asia. Conference Proceedings in 'Agrarian Questions, The Politics of Farming anno 1995': Wageningen.
        • M. Spoor (1994). Agrarian Transformation in Nicaragua: Markets, Peasant Rationality and Choice of Techniques.
        • M. Spoor (1993). Cambios Estructurales en el Mercado de Granos Basicos en Nicaragua (Managua, DEA/UNAN).
        • M. Spoor & M. L¿pez (1993). Cambios Estructurales en el Mercado de Granos Basicos en Nicaragua.
        • M. Spoor (1992). State and agricultural markets in Nicaragua: from intervention to deregulation. Paper of 1991 ASERCCA Conference in Anales des Pays d'Amerique Latine et des Caraibes: Bradford, UK.
        • M. Spoor (1991). The State and Domestic Agricultural Markets in Developing Countries: The Case of Nicaragua under Sandinista Rule (1979-1990) PhD-Dissertation.
        • M. Spoor (1990). Un Inventario de Politicas Agrarias para los Granos Basicos en Nicaragua.
        • M. Spoor (1990). Agrarian Markets and Rural Employment in Transition: Nicaragua, 1979-80. Paper presented in the Rural Development Studies Seminars: The Hague.
        • M. Spoor (1989). Mercados Rurales en la Region I.
        • M. Spoor (1988). El Mais Nuestra Raiz Un Estudio Economico sobre el Mercado de Maiz en Nicaragua,.
        • M. Spoor (1987). Datos Macroeconomicos de Nicaragua (1960-1986).
        • M. Spoor (1986). Evaluation of Round Table Conference in Benin, Consultancy Report, The Hague/New York: ISSAS/UNDTCD.
        • M. Spoor (1985). The Economy of North Vietnam: the First Ten Years (1954-1964), MPhil-Dissertation, T.
        • M. Spoor, S.M. Borras, J.C. Franco & C. Kay (2011). El Acaparamiento de Tierras en América Latina y el Caribe Visto Desde una Perspectiva Internacional más Amplia. Dinámicas del Mercado de la Tierra en América Latina y el Caribe: Concentración y Extranjerización: Santiado, Chile (2011, november 14 - 2011, november 15).
        • M. Spoor (2011). Inclusive Growth: Beyond Poverty and Social Exclusion. Paper presented at the International Workshop of UNDP and OPHI Oxford 'Poverty Analysis: Application for Human Development and Social Inclusion Monitoring': Oxford, UK (2011, juni 20).
      • P.P.S. Ho & M.N. Spoor (Ed.). (2006). Whose Land? London: Special Issue Journal Land Use Policy 23 (4): 580-642
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    IBEI, Institute of International Studies

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    Role
    Visiting Professor
    Start Date
    Nov/2014
    End Date
    Dec/2014