Max Gallien
Max Gallien

Max Gallien is a political scientist specialising in the politics of informal and illegal economies, the political economy of development, and the politics of the Middle East and North Africa. He is a research fellow at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) and the International Centre for Tax and Development (ICTD), where he co-leads the research programme on informality and taxation.


Articles by Max Gallien


woman flower vendor at a market in Vellore

December 17, 2020
Women don’t value their own work
What happens when informal workers devalue their contributions to the economy?