Mr. Nadvi has conducted primary research in South/Southeast Asia, sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America and Europe. In particular his research has focused on small enterprise clusters, global value chains and production networks, global standards, corporate social responsibility, technological upgrading, labour and sustainability. He has also acted as consultant for a number of UN agencies, including UNIDO, ILO, UNCTAD, IADB and the World Bank. He currently leads an ESRC funded large grant study on 'Rising Powers, Labour Standards and Governance of Global Production'.
Professor of International Development, University of Manchester