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Development Policy Review

1966 - 2023

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Volume A1, month 11, 1966

Preface pp. 5-6 Downloads
William Clark

Volume 41, month 05, 2023

Policy and performance in Uganda's seed sector: Opportunities and challenges Downloads
Fredrick Bagamba, Proscovia R. Ntakyo, Geoffrey Otim, David Spielman and Bjorn Van Campenhout
Nutrition‐sensitive lockdowns: Conceptual framework and empirical insights from Africa during COVID‐19 Downloads
Thomas Daum, Hans Konrad Biesalski, Nikola Blaschke, Christine Bosch, Denise Güttler, Jakob Heni, Juliet Kariuki, Roseline Katusiime, Anna Seidel, Zinsou‐Narcisse Senon, George Woode and Regina Birner
NGOs' approach to human rights and the challenges in Bangladesh Downloads
Md. Kamal Uddin
Agricultural development promises more growth and less poverty in Africa: Modelling the potential impact of implementing the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme in six countries Downloads
Mariam Diallo and Fleur Wouterse
Skills formation and (un)employment in Latin America: Evidence from Chile Downloads
Juan Bogliaccini, Aldo Madariaga and Miski Peralta
What do (future) civil servants think of bribery and corruption? Evidence from India Downloads
Rajiv Verma, Saurabh Gupta and Regina Birner
Benefits of enhanced access to education in Tanzania Downloads
Livini Donath, Oliver Morrissey and Trudy Owens
The Water–Employment–Migration nexus: Buzzword or useful framework? Downloads
Hussam Hussein and Fatine Ezbakhe
School committee composition: Exploring the role of parental and female representation in India Downloads
Panchali Guha
Family's roles as a welfare pillar: The case of older persons living in extreme poverty in Bangladesh Downloads
Owasim Akram and Mathilde Maîtrot

Volume 41, month 03, 2023

FADM: A Feasible Approach to Disaster Management Downloads
Alessia D’Andrea, Patrizia Grifoni and Fernando Ferri
Do subsidies on seed and fertilizer lead to child labour? Evidence from Malawi Downloads
Raymond Boadi Frempong
Bio‐pharma in Iran: Escaping the middle‐income trap Downloads
Ali Babaee, Iman Miremadi and Ali N. Mashayekhi
Linking business strategies with upgrading pathways in global value chains: Insights from the Kenyan solar market Downloads
Ulrich Elmer Hansen, Padmasai Lakshmi Bhamidipati, Mathilde Brix Pedersen, Ivan Nygaard and Hope Nyambura Njoroge
Why national development experts are not included in development policy‐making and practice: The case of Ghana Downloads
Palash Kamruzzaman and Emmanuel Kumi
How evidence, implementation, policy, and politics come together within evidence systems: Lessons from South Africa Downloads
Ruth Stewart
Wage returns to workplace training in Myanmar Downloads
Henrik Hansen, S. Kanay De, John Rand and Neda Trifkovic
From global goal to local development policy: How partnerships as a policy idea changes through policy translation Downloads
Oda Hustad
Gendered perceptions in maize supply chains: Evidence from Uganda Downloads
Bjorn Van Campenhout and Anusha De
Is indigenous knowledge serving climate adaptation? Evidence from various African regions Downloads
Walter Leal Filho, Franziska Wolf, Edmond Totin, Luckson Zvobgo, Nicholas Philip Simpson, Kumbirai Musiyiwa, Jokastah W. Kalangu, Maruf Sanni, Ibidun Adelekan, Jackson Efitre, Felix Kwabena Donkor, Abdul‐Lateef Balogun, Serafino Afonso Rui Mucova and Desalegn Yayeh Ayal
Researching governance in difficult times and places: Reflections from Mozambique, Myanmar, Nigeria, and Pakistan Downloads
Shandana Khan Mohmand and Colin Anderson
Repertoires of citizen action in hybrid settings Downloads
John Gaventa
The governance shock doctrine: Civic space in the pandemic Downloads
Rosie McGee
International aid actions for accountability: Identifying interaction effects between programmes Downloads
Rachel Nadelman, Rosie McGee, Ayesha Khan, Euclides Gonçalves, Jonathan Fox, Richard Burge, Fatai A. Aremu and Colin Anderson
What makes “difficult” settings difficult? Contextual challenges for accountability Downloads
Anuradha Joshi
Everyday governance in areas of contested power: Insights from Mozambique, Myanmar, and Pakistan Downloads
Colin Anderson, Anuradha Joshi, Katrina Barnes, Affaf Ahmed, Muddabir Ali, Egidio Chaimite, Salvador Forquilha, Danyal Khan, Rizwan Khan, Miguel Loureiro, Myanmar Research Team, Lucio Posse, Jo Rowlands and Alex Shankland
Women's political agency in difficult settings: Analysis of evidence from Egypt, Nigeria, Mozambique, and Pakistan Downloads
Sohela Nazneen
Understanding accountability in practice: Obligations, scrutiny, and consequences Downloads
Colin Anderson
Citizen action for accountability in challenging contexts: What have we learned? Downloads
John Gaventa, Anuradha Joshi and Colin Anderson

Volume 41, month 01, 2023

Civil society organizations and managerialism: On the depoliticization of the adaptive management agenda Downloads
Lena Gutheil and Dirk‐Jan Koch
Growth, innovation, and policy for chicken in Latin America 1961–2019 Downloads
Gregory J. Scott and Enrique Vigo
Global urban development frameworks landing in Latin America: Insights from Ecuador and Bolivia Downloads
Francesca Blanc and Giancarlo Cotella
Assessing the impact of aid on public health expenditure in aid recipient countries Downloads
Yoojin Lim, Youngwan Kim and Daniel Connolly
Understanding the multifaceted impact of COVID‐19 on migrants in Kerala, India Downloads
Irudaya S. Rajan, Pooja Batra, Reddy Sai Shiva Jayanth and Tharatha Moolayil Sivadasan
COVID‐19 vaccination: Willingness and practice in Bangladesh Downloads
Avinno Faruk and Ishmam Al Quddus
Understanding inactive membership in voluntary contributory schemes: A case study of micro‐traders in Kenya Downloads
Raphael Indimuli, Winnie Mitullah, Lone Riisgaard and Anne Kamau
Tax obsessions: Taxpayer registration and the “informal sector” in sub‐Saharan Africa Downloads
Mick Moore
The contestation of ideas behind Indonesia's rural electrification policies: The influence of global and national institutional dynamics Downloads
Hafidz Wibisono, Jon C. Lovett and Dhimas Bayu Anindito
Doing aid chains differently: Evaluating the potential of Multi‐Stakeholder Partnerships Downloads
Kelly Gerard
International donors, domestic politics, and the expansion of social cash transfers in Malawi Downloads
Hangala Siachiwena

Volume 40, month 11, 2022

The effects of financial crisis on income inequality Downloads
Thanh Cong Nguyen
Development co‐operation by European regions: Introducing the subnational donor governance dataset Downloads
Bernhard Reinsberg and Sebastian Dellepiane
Why has there been a fall in child labour and an increase in school attendance in Mexico? Downloads
Jorge Valero‐Gil and Jorge Valero-Gil
Education, anthropogenic environmental change, and sustainable development: A rudimentary framework and reflections on proposed causal pathways for positive change in low‐ and lower‐middle income countries Downloads
Colin Bangay
Tax Evasion Attitudes of Small Firms in Low‐ and Middle‐income Countries: Evidence from Nigeria Downloads
Tom Moerenhout and Joonseok Yang
The impact of an additional year in high school on academic performance at university: Evidence from a policy experiment in Ghana Downloads
Gordon Abekah‐Nkrumah, Patrick Asuming and Hadrat Yusif
Do zombie firms crowd out healthy firms and slow their growth? Evidence from China Downloads
Xiaohan Guo, Jianliang Ye, Wunhong Su, Deming Luo and Xiangrong Jin
Governance of organic cocoa production: An analysis of EU regulation through the framework of multilevel governance Downloads
Godfred Adduow Obeng
Beyond rich and poor: Identifying global development constellations Downloads
Christine Hackenesch, Svea Koch and Sebastian Ziaja
Researcher effects in survey‐based research: Insights from research in South Sudan Downloads
Kerstin Tomiak
No employment without participation: An evaluation of India's employment programme in eastern Uttar Pradesh Downloads
Kartik Misra

Volume 40, month 10, 2022

Disrupted education trajectories: Exploring the effects of Covid‐19 on adolescent learning and priorities for “building back better” education systems in Ethiopia Downloads
Nicola Jones, Megan Devonald, Rebecca Dutton, Sarah Baird, Workneh Yadete and Kiya Gezahegne
EdTech for Ugandan girls: Affordances of different technologies for girls' secondary education during the Covid‐19 pandemic Downloads
Kalifa Damani, Rebecca Daltry, Katy Jordan, Libby Hills and Laura Evans
Teaching and learning for life skills development: Insights from Rwanda’s 12+ programme for adolescent girls: Special Issue Youth & Adolescent Skills Development: Preparing young people for diverse global challenges Downloads
Sophia D’Angelo, Rachel Marcus and Ernest Ngabonzima
A green skills framework for climate action, gender empowerment, and climate justice Downloads
Christina T. Kwauk and Olivia M. Casey
Improving pathways for girls and disadvantaged youth through secondary education and into work: Evidence and reflections from practice: Special Issue Youth & Adolescent Skills Development: Preparing young people for diverse global challenges Downloads
Mallory Baxter, Milena Novy‐Marx and Sophia D'Angelo
Building resilience now and for the future: Adolescent skills to address global challenges Downloads
Sophia D'Angelo
User perspectives on digital literacy as a response to misinformation Downloads
Stephanie Diepeveen and Melanie Pinet

Volume 40, month 09, 2022

Female participation and financial performance of microfinance institutions: Evidence from transition economies Downloads
Md Aslam Mia, Lucia Dalla Pellegrina and Wai‐Yan Wong
What happens to aid fungibility when the recipient government takes control? Effects of aid ownership in Rwanda Downloads
Zunera Ahmad Rana and Dirk‐Jan Koch
Growing cotton to produce food: Unravelling interactions between value chains in southern Mali Downloads
Arouna Dissa, Jos Bijman, Maja Slingerland, Ousmane Mama Sanogo, Ken E Giller and Katrien Descheemaeker
The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) and local institutions in Ghana’s mining communities: Challenges in understanding barriers to accountability Downloads
Hevina S. Dashwood, Uwafiokun Idemudia, Bill Buenar Puplampu and Kernaghan Webb
Corruption, gender, and small‐scale cross‐border trade in East Africa: A review Downloads
Jacqueline M. Klopp, Melissa Trimble and Eleanor Wiseman
Rural mechanization for equitable development: Disarray, disjuncture, and disruption Downloads
David Lewis, Stephen Biggs and Scott E. Justice
Providing social assistance and humanitarian relief: The case for embracing uncertainty Downloads
Matteo Caravani, Jeremy Lind, Rachel Sabates‐Wheeler and Ian Scoones
Contextual challenges of smart city implementation in Mashhad, Iran's second‐largest metropolis Downloads
Navidreza Alizadeh Bazrafshan and Omid Ali Kharazmi
Fires in the Amazon Region: Quick Policy Review Downloads
Luca Eufemia, Ana Paula Dias Turetta, Michelle Bonatti, Emmanuel Da Ponte and Stefan Sieber
Getting the (right) message across: How to encourage citizens to report corruption Downloads
Caryn Peiffer and Grant W Walton
Whose voice counts? Examining government‐donor negotiations in the design of Ethiopia’s large‐scale education reforms for equitable learning Downloads
Shelby Carvalho, Amare Asgedom and Pauline Rose

Volume 40, month 07, 2022

Turkey as an emerging donor in the development community: The Turkish‐type Development Assistance Model (TDAM) Downloads
Yunus Turhan
Can Agenda 2030 bring about “localization”? Policy limitations of Agenda 2030 in the broader global governance system Downloads
Gloria Novovic
The role of social identity in improving access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and health services: Evidence from Nepal Downloads
Soumya Balasubramanya, David Stifel, Muzna Alvi and Claudia Ringler
Formalizing agricultural rentals in China: Does local public action help? Downloads
Tongwei Qiu, Xinjie Shi and Biliang Luo
Sources of divergence in income in Indian states, 2001–2015 Downloads
Biswa Swarup Misra, Saban Nazlioglu and Ilhan Kucukkaplan
Offline contexts of online jobs: Platform drivers, decent work, and informality in Lagos, Nigeria Downloads
Katarzyna Cieslik, Roland Banya and Bhaskar Vira
Challenges and opportunities with social inclusion and community‐based water management in Solomon Islands Downloads
Mark William Love, Cara Beal, Diana Gonzalez, Joe Hagabore, Collin Benjamin, Hugo Bugoro, Nixon Panda, Jael O'oi, Carol Offer and Regina Souter
Heritage practices as development's blind spot: A case study of Coptic tattooing in Libya and Egypt Downloads
Mariz Tadros
The structural design of conditional cash transfers: Colombia, India, and the USA compared Downloads
Augusto De Venanzi
Testing multi‐stakeholder dialogue for better local governance in Niger: An experiment. Can we talk our way out of development problems? Downloads
Ariel BenYishay, Lisa Mueller, Katherine Nolan and Philip Roessler

Volume 40, month 06, 2022

Normative coherence for development: What relevance for responsive regionalism? Downloads
Harlan Koff and Sandra Häbel
Development as non‐migration? Examining normative and policy coherence in EU external action on migration and development Downloads
Alexandra Berger
A normative power or fortress Europe? Normative policy coherence between the European Unionʼs development, migration, and foreign policies Downloads
Lauri Siitonen
The African Small Island Developing States and normative coherence for sustainable development: The quality of civil rights and liberties Downloads
Victoria Graham and Suzanne Graham
Normative coherence for development and regionalism: Gender equality in ASEAN's migration policies Downloads
Sandra Häbel, Harlan Koff and Marie Adam
The adoption of global water norms in Central America: What separates normative coherence from normative hegemony? Downloads
Edith Kauffer and Carmen Maganda
Normative coherence through social entrepreneurship: Fostering women’s empowerment in Myanmar Downloads
Vlada Perekrestova

Volume 40, month 05, 2022

Protectors or enablers? Untangling the roles of traditional authorities and local elites in foreign land grabs in Cameroon Downloads
Frankline Anum Ndi, James Emmanuel Wanki and Joost Dessein
Why are aid projects less effective in the Pacific? Downloads
Terence Wood, Sabit Otor and Matthew Dornan
Emergency food supplies and food security in Wuhan and Nanjing, China, during the COVID‐19 pandemic: Evidence from a field survey Downloads
Taiyang Zhong, Jonathan Crush, Zhenzhong Si and Steffanie Scott
More evidence on the impact of government social protection in sub‐Saharan Africa: Ghana, Malawi, and Zimbabwe Downloads
Sudhanshu Handa, Frank Otchere, Paul Sirma and the Evaluation Study Team
Using evaluation data to predict loan performance among poor borrowers: The case of BRAC’s asset transfer and microcredit programmes Downloads
Marup Hossain and Conner Mullally
Public perception of foreign aid in South Korea: The effects of policy efficacy in an emerging donor Downloads
Eunju Kim and KyungWoo Kim
Kenya’s informal milk markets and the regulation–reality gap Downloads
Emma Blackmore, Alejandro Guarin, William Vorley, Silvia Alonso and Delia Grace
Scaling up sustainable investment through blockchain‐based project bonds Downloads
Yushi Chen and Ulrich Volz
WASH for all: A systematic review of Physiological and Sociological Characterization Framework segmentation in WASH policies, programmes, and projects Downloads
Venkata Santosh Kumar Delhi, Ganesh Devkar, Sriharini Narayanan, Reeba Devaraj, Akshaya Ayyangar and A. Thillai Rajan
Mapping the nutrient adequacy of farm production and food consumption to target policy in Uganda Downloads
Wim Marivoet and John Ulimwengu

Volume 40, month 03, 2022

Are growth diagnostics biased against the poor? Evidence from the Millennium Challenge Corporation Downloads
Jigar D. Bhatt
North–South research collaborations: An empirical evaluation against principles of transboundary research Downloads
Shelley Kotze and Mirek Dymitrow
Peacebuilding conditionalities: An alternative to migration conditionalities for European Union development policy Downloads
Ángel Rodríguez Aurrecoechea
“The SDGs are not God”: Policy‐makers and the queering of the Sustainable Development Goals in Africa Downloads
Chimaraoke Izugbara, Meroji Sebany, Frederick Wekesah and Boniface Ushie
The rise and fall of government support for small‐scale voluntary development organizations—and their remarkable resilience Downloads
Sara Kinsbergen and Mieke Molthof
The COVID‐19 pandemic and the internationalization of production: A review of the literature Downloads
Ines Kersan‐Škabić
How can countries improve human development? Four distinct national planning strategies and the challenges for human development ahead Downloads
Fabian Telch and Susan Appe
Self‐employment preferences among university graduates in Ghana: Does gender make a difference? Downloads
Kehinde Ajayi and Nana Akua Anyidoho
Solidarity Economy and social inclusion: The Immigrant Fair in Florianópolis, Brazil Downloads
Danielle Annoni, Karine de Souza Silva and Gabriela Martini dos Santos
Well‐being and employment of young people in Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam: Is work enough? Downloads
Fiona Carmichael, Christian K. Darko and Nicholas Vasilakos
Openness processes and new subjectivities: Analysis of the Cuban case Downloads
Juan Carlos Palacios Cívico
Translating climate strategies into action: An analysis of the sustainable, green, and resilient city action plans of the multilateral development banks Downloads
Adrian Robert Bazbauers
Promoting Rwanda’s business environment: Impact of reforms and drivers of change Downloads
Talea Bernatzki, Matthias Busse and Ruth Hoekstra

Volume 40, month 01, 2022

Payment‐by‐results for health interventions in low‐ and middle‐income countries: A critical review Downloads
Maren Duvendack
Aid instability, aid effectiveness and economic growth Downloads
Qiaoqiao Liu and Zenggang Li
Enabling tax bargaining: Supporting more meaningful tax transparency and taxpayer engagement in Ghana and Sierra Leone Downloads
Vanessa van den Boogaard, Wilson Prichard, Rachel Beach and Fariya Mohiuddin
Hybridization of Chinese international development volunteering: Evidence from three state‐funded programmes Downloads
Qianjin Zhang, Junjie Lin, Tianyang Liu and Guang Chen
Regulating agricultural intensification: Lessons from West Africa’s rapidly growing pesticide markets Downloads
Steven Haggblade, Amadou Diarra and Abdramane Traoré
Growth and convergence in Eastern Partnership and Central Asian countries since the dissolution of the USSR—embarking on different development paths? Downloads
Cristian Incaltarau, Ilkhom Sharipov, Gabriela Carmen Pascariu and Teodor Lucian Moga
Child protection policy: Understanding drivers of violence affecting children in Côte d’Ivoire Downloads
Jerome Ballet, Francis Konaté, Séverin Yao Kouamé, Catherine Maternowska and Louis Olié
Reflections on the future role of the state in Somalia from the perspective of aid effectiveness Downloads
Gaël Raballand, Andreas Fiebelkorn, Guenter Heidenhof and Kirk Schmidt
Understanding public support for Canadian aid to developing countries: The role of information Downloads
Spencer Henson, John‐Michael Davis and Liam Swiss
“Securitized” UK aid projects in Africa: Evidence from Kenya, Nigeria and South Sudan Downloads
Ivica Petrikova and Melita Lazell
Does affirmative action undermine meritocracy? “Meritocratic inclusion” of the marginalized in Nepal’s bureaucracy Downloads
Ramesh Sunam, Bishnu Pariyar and Krishna K Shrestha
Northernization for Breaking‐through International Isolation: Taiwan’s Trilateral Aid Cooperation in the Middle East Refugee Crisis and beyond Downloads
Yi‐Chen Wu and Shiuh‐Shen Chien
Can we live within environmental limits and still reduce poverty? Degrowth or decoupling? Downloads
Jason Hickel and Stephane Hallegatte
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