Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre
The Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre aims to improve the use of governance research evidence in decision-making.
ESID researchers will generate new knowledge to help policy actors in developing countries create more effective and pro-poor policies and programmes.
‘The Dynamics of Economic Growth: A Visual Handbook of Growth Rates, Regimes, Transitions and Volatility’ has now been published, visually presenting the dynamics of the growth experiences of 125 countries.
Kunal Sen has article published in The Conversation, entitled ‘A victim of its own success, India begins a long decline’.
David Hulme is interviewed for BBC World Service 'From our own correspondent' on some of the struggles faced by slum-dwellers in Bangladesh.
Listen to ESID CEO David Hulme as he responds to questions such as 'What issues are most likely to concern development practitioners over the next 50 years?' for the IDRC-IDEAS series on YouTube.
Working paper 26 Trillions Gained and Lost: Estimating the Magnitude of Growth Episodes. (PDF 2.60MB) Lant Pritchett, Kunal Sen, Sabyasachi Kar and Selim Raihan
Working paper 25 Building State Capacity for Inclusive Development: The Politics of Public Sector Reform. (PDF 767KB) Badru Bukenya and Pablo Yanguas
Working paper 24 Politics, Political Settlements and Social Change in Post-Colonial Rwanda. (PDF 739KB) Frederick Golooba-Mutebi
Working paper 1 Thinking about the politics of inclusive development: Towards a relational approach. (PDF 606KB) Sam Hickey
Some of the issues ESID research will look at include:
- the forms and levels of state capacity needed for inclusive development;incentives and ideas that influence elite commitment to inclusive development and state effectiveness;
- the political, institutional and political economy conditions that lead to developmental states and elite commitment
More information on ESID research.