Matthew is a PhD candidate at The University of Manchester’s Global Development Institute (GDI) and a researcher with ESID
Matthew’s thesis looks at the political dynamics of growth and structural transformation in Kenya since independence, focusing on the role of state-business relations in key economic sectors such as horticulture, garments, banking, telecommunications and mining. Matthew is working on ESID’s political economy determinants of growth and politics of natural resources projects
Tycek M. (2020). ‘The politics of central banking in Kenya: Balancing political and developmental interests‘, ESID Working Paper 130. Manchester.
Sen, K. and Tyce, M. (2018) ‘The politics of structural (de)transformation: The unravelling of Malaysia and Thailand’s dualistic deals strategies’, in L. Pritchett, K. Sen and E. Werker (eds.), Deals and Development: The Political Dynamics of Growth Episodes. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Sen, K. and Tyce, M. (2017). ‘The elusive quest for high income status— Malaysia and Thailand in the post-crisis years’, Journal of Structural Change and Economic Dynamics.