Weeks 167 and 168: Teaching online and finalising Chapter 2

Weeks 167 and 168: Teaching online and finalising Chapter 2

I cannot believe how quickly the global situation has been changing over the past two weeks. Luca and I now work from home. I deliver my teaching online. The crisis in the financial markets is going to be immense. I've attended online seminars held by economic experts about how a post-coronavirus world could be and [...]

Week 166: Need to rest

Week 166: Need to rest

It would be healthy to have some emotional ups and downs in everyday life, but this week I've been struggling a bit to handle the emotional surge. I've been making further revisions to Chapters 4 and 5 of my thesis. These two largest chapters of my thesis have hindered me from moving on to editing [...]

Weeks 164 and 165: Completion of Chapter 4

Weeks 164 and 165: Completion of Chapter 4

I've completed editing Chapter 4, the methodology chapter. At 15,000 words, it is the second-largest chapter of my thesis. My methodology chapter provides a lot of background about my preliminary fieldwork, the main fieldwork, the data sample, the three stages of the analysis, the results of a pilot study, and the development of an analytical framework [...]