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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: 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 Horney 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: 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: 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
2017: Poverty reduction during 1990-2013: Did Millennium Development Goals adoption and state capacity matter? Downloads
M Asadullah and Antonio Savoia
2017: Do economic institutions matter for growth episodes? Downloads
Sabyasachi Kar, Selim Raihan and Kunal Sen
2017: A political settlement approach to gender empowerment: The case of the Domestic Violence Act and girls’ education policy in Ghana Downloads
Beatrix Allah-Mensah and Rhoda Osei-Afful
2017: Political economy of industrial policy in Turkey: The case of the automotive industry Downloads
Erol Taymaz and Kamil Yilmaz
2017: Varieties of state-building in Africa: Elites, ideas and the politics of public sector reform Downloads
Pablo Yanguas
2017: The politics of core public sector reform in Rwanda Downloads
Benjamin Chemouni
2017: The politics of scaling up social protection in Kenya Downloads
Fredrick O. Wanyama and Anna McCord
2017: The problem with teachers: the political settlement and education quality reforms in Bangladesh Downloads
Naomi Hossain, Mirza Hassan, Md Ashikur Rahman, Khondoker Shakhawat Ali and M. Sajidul Islam
2017: The politics of core public sector reform in Uganda: Behind the facade Downloads
Badru Bukenya and William Muhumuza
2017: School governance in a fragmented political and bureaucratic environment: Case studies from South Africa’s Eastern Cape province Downloads
Brian Levy and Lawule Shumane
2017: The governance of basic education in the Eastern Cape Downloads
Zukiswa Kota, Monica Hendricks, Eric Matambo and Vinothan Naidoo
2017: Competitive clientelism and the politics of core public sector reform in Ghana Downloads
Daniel Appiah and Abdul-Gafaru Abdulai
2017: Political settlements and the governance of extractive industry: A comparative analysis of the longue duree in Africa and Latin America Downloads
Anthony Bebbington, Abdul-Gafaru Abdulai, Marja Hinfelaar, Denise Humphreys Bebbington and Cynthia Sanborn
2017: The politics of natural resource extraction in Zambia Downloads
Marja Hinfelaar and Jessica Achberger
2017: Mining, political settlements and inclusive development in Peru Downloads
Cynthia A. Sanborn, Tania Ramirez and Veronica Hurtado
2017: Competitive clientelism and the political economy of mining in Ghana Downloads
Abdul-Gafaru Abdulai
2017: Political settlements, natural resource extraction, and inclusion in Bolivia Downloads
Denise Humphreys Bebbington and Celina Grisi Huber
2017: The politics of negotiating gender equity in Bangladesh Downloads
Sohela Nazneen and Rezwan Masud
2017: The politics of promoting social protection in Zambia Downloads
Kate Pruce and Sam Hickey
2017: What is global development Downloads
Rory Horner
2017: Re-visiting microfinance entrepreneurship in Bangladesh: Can losers be choosers? Downloads
Mathilde Maitrot
2017: A Farm Survey of Small-scale Sugarcane Growers in Nkomazi, Mpumalanga province, South Africa Downloads
Phil Woodhouse and Paul James
2017: Beyond poverty escapes – social mobility in the Global South: A survey article Downloads
Begard Iversen, Anirudh Krishna and Kunal Sen
2017: Early marriage, social networks and the transmission of norms Downloads
M Asadullah and Zaki Wahhaj
2017: What factors can explain the rise and inter-state variation in crimes against women in India? Downloads
Geetika Dang, Vani S. Kulkarni and Raghav Gaiha
2017: Group farming in France: Why are some regions more conducive to cooperation than others? Downloads
Bina Agarwal and Bruno Dorin
2017: What are the relationships between aging, depression, non-communicable diseases and disabilities in South Africa? Downloads
Manoj K. Pandey, Vani S. Kulkarni and Raghav Gaiha
2017: What are the determinants of chronic and transient poverty in El Salvador? Downloads
Werner Peña
2017: Converging divergence? Unpacking the new geography of 21st century global development Downloads
Rory Horner and David Hulme
2017: What is sustainable cocoa? Constellations of commercial, socioeconomic and environmental priorities associated with a polysemic concept Downloads
Judith Krauss
2017: Governance and development in Africa: A concise review Downloads
Augustin Fosu
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