Matthew Benson

Dr. Matthew Benson is the Sudan Research Director within the Conflict and Civicness Research Group at the London School of Economics and the Research Manager for the LSE CCRG’s contribution to the Peace and Conflict Resolution Evidence Platform (PeaceRep). Dr Benson’s research is at the intersection of social and economic history and political economy with a focus on how marginalized communities might be able to disrupt historic patterns of state predation.

Articles by: Matthew Benson

Supporting Sudan’s Democratic Transition Through Revenue Transparency

While easy to overlook given the scale of Sudan’s challenges, tax transparency initiatives are one of the most meaningful opportunities for a civilian-led Sudanese state to demonstrate “quick wins” to a public...