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2019: Will South Asia achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030? Learning from the MDGs experience Downloads
M Asadullah, Antonio Savoia and Kunal Sen
2019: Political settlement and the politics of legitimation in countries undergoing democratisation: Insights from Tanzania Downloads
Rasmus Hundsbaek Pedersen and Thabit Jacob
2019: Doing business in a deals world - The doubly false premise of rules reform Downloads
Sabyasachi Kar, Lant Pritchett, Spandan Roy and Kunal Sen
2019: The challenge of sustaining a professional civil service amidst shifting political coalitions - The case of the Ministry of Finance in Zambia, 1991-2018 Downloads
Marja Hinfelaar and Justine Sichone
2019: The shifting fortunes of the economic technocracy in Uganda: Caught between state-building and regime survival? Downloads
Badru Bukenya and Sam Hickey
2019: The rise of the economic technocracy in Rwanda - A case of a bureaucratic pocket of effectiveness or state-building prioritisation? Downloads
Benjamin Chemouni
2019: The politics of bureaucratic ‘pockets of effectiveness’ - Insights from Ghana’s Ministry of Finance Downloads
Abdul-Gafaru Abdulai and Giles Mohan
2019: Pockets of effectiveness: The contributions of critical political economy and state theory Downloads
Giles Mohan
2019: The politics of state capacity and development in Africa - Reframing and researching ‘pockets of effectiveness’ Downloads
Sam Hickey
2019: The interplay of ideas, institutional innovations and organisational structures: Insights from group farming in India Downloads
Bina Agarwal
2019: African development and the marginalisation of domestic capitalists Downloads
Pritish Behuria
2019: Service delivery reform in Nigeria: The rise and fall of the Conditional Grant Scheme to Local Government Areas (CGS to LGAs) Downloads
Bala Yanusa Yusuf and David Hulme
2019: Political settlements and the delivery of maternal health services in rural Uganda Downloads
Badru Bukenya and Frederick Golooba-Mutebi
2019: Fair trade and wellbeing improvements - evidence from Sri Lanka Downloads
Hannah Holmes and Katsushi Imai
2019: Knowledge Matters - the potential contribution of the co-production of research to urban transformation Downloads
Diana Mitlin, Jhono Bennett, Philipp Horn, Sophie King, Jack Makau and George Masimba Nyama
2019: Explaining a ‘development miracle’: poverty reduction and human development in Malaysia since the 1970s Downloads
M Asadullah, Norma Mansor and Antonio Savoia
2019: The comparative political economy of plastic bag bans in East Africa: why implementation has varied in Rwanda, Kenya and Uganda Downloads
Pritish Behuria
2019: The roles of the state in global value chains: an update and emerging agenda Downloads
Rory Horner and Matthew Alford
2019: Mapping the UK’s development NGOs: income, geography and contributions to international development Downloads
Nicola Banks and Tony Brockington
2018: Rethinking elite commitment to social protection in Ghana: Insights from an adapted political settlements approach Downloads
Abdul-Gafaru Abdulai
2018: The political prioritisation of welfare in India: Comparing the Public Distribution System in Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand Downloads
Vasudha Chhotray, Anindita Adhikari and Vidushi Bahuguna
2018: Social protection in an electorally competitive environment (2): The politics of health insurance in Tanzania Downloads
Rasmus Hundsbaek Pedersen and Thabit Jacob
2018: Social protection in an electorally competitive environment (1): The politics of Productive Social Safety Nets (PSSN) in Tanzania Downloads
Thabit Jacob and Rasmus Hundsbaek Pedersen
2018: The politics of upgrading in global value chains: The case of Rwanda’s coffee sector Downloads
Pritish Behuria
2018: The political economy of maternal healthcare in Ghana Downloads
Abdul-Gafaru Abdulai
2018: Delivering maternal health services in Rwanda: The role of politics Downloads
Frederick Golooba-Mutebi and Yvonne Habiyonizeye
2018: Elaborate scaffolding, weak foundations: Business–government relations and economic reform in democratic South Africa Downloads
Alan Hirsch and Brian Levy
2018: The politics of local content legislation in Ghana Downloads
Ishmael Ayanoore
2018: The political economy of social protection in Mozambique Downloads
Lars Buur and Padil Salimo
2018: Decentralisation and teacher accountability: How the political settlement shapes governance in the education sector at sub-national levels in Ghana Downloads
Edward Ampratwum, Mohammed Awal and Franklin Oduro
2018: Globalised growth in largely agrarian contexts: the urban–rural divide Downloads
Anirudh Krishna
2018: Transitions between growth episodes: Do institutions matter and do some institutions matter more? Downloads
Selim Raihan, Sabyasachi Kar and Kunal Sen
2018: State-movement partnership in Uganda: Co-producing an enabling environment for urban poverty reduction? Downloads
Sophie King and Peter Kasaija
2018: Understanding the contribution of the BSUP (JNNURM) to inclusive cities in India Downloads
Sundar Burra, Diana Mitlin, Gayatri Menon, Indu Agarwal, Preeti Banarse, Sharmila Gimonkar, Maria Lobo, Sheela Patel, Vinodkumar Rao and Monali Waghmare
2018: Is there a fiscal resource curse? Resource rents, fiscal capacity and political institutions Downloads
Tania Masi, Antonio Savoia and Kunal Sen
2018: Taking ideas seriously within political settlements analysis Downloads
Tom Lavers
2018: Political settlements, women’s representation and gender equality: The 2008 gender-based violence law and gender parity in primary and secondary education in Rwanda Downloads
Jennie E. Burnet and Jeanne d’Arc Kanakuze
2018: An Applied Data Justice Framework: Analysing Datafication and Marginalised Communities in Cities of the Global South Downloads
Richard Heeks and Satyarupa Shekhar
2018: Towards citywide participatory planning: emerging community-led practices in three African cities Downloads
Philipp Horn, Diana Mitlin, Jhono Bennett, Beth Chitekwe-Biti and Jack Makau
2018: Beyond Piketty: a new perspective on poverty and inequality in India Downloads
Varsha S Kulkarni and Raghav Gaiha
2018: How to reduce poverty and address climate change? An empirical cross-country analysis and the roles of economic growth and inequality Downloads
Daniele Malerba
2018: More educated, less mobile? Diverging trends in income and educational mobility in Chile and Peru Downloads
Anja Gaentzsch and Gabriela Zapata Román
2018: Aging, disability and disease in India Downloads
Veena S. Kulkarni, Vani S. Kulkarni and Raghav Gaiha
2018: Agricultural research, technology and nutrition in Sub-Saharan Africa Downloads
Raghav Gaiha and Shantanu Mathur
2018: Is variety the spice of life? India’s nutrition experience Downloads
Nidhi Kaicker, Vani Kulkarni and Raghav Gaiha
2018: Was Kuznets Right? New evidence on the relationship between structural transformation and inequality Downloads
Cinar Baymul and Kunal Sen
2018: Does access to formal finance matter for stimulating entrepreneurship in developing countries? Evidence from non-farm entrepreneurial activities in Nigeria Downloads
Olabimtan Adebowale and David Lawson
2018: From ‘international’ to ‘global’ development in the UK? Recent evidence from political party manifestos Downloads
David Hulme and Eleni Sifaki
2018: How does access to formal finance affect household welfare dynamics? Micro evidence from Nigeria Downloads
Olabimtan Adebowale and David Lawson
2018: The informational basis of emerging social assistance in low and middle-income countries Downloads
Armando Barrientos
2018: Evaluating the effectiveness of the rural minimum living standard guarantee (Dibao) programme in China Downloads
Nanak Kakwani, Shi Li, Xiaobing Wang and Mengbing Zhu
2018: The heterogeneous effects of conditional cash transfers across geographical clusters: do energy factors matter? Downloads
Daniele Malerba
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