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.
'Women Political Leaders, Corruption and Learning: Evidence from a Large Public Programme in India', lecture by Vegard Iversen, is to take place on 27th February 2014.
‘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.
ESID Briefing No. 1: Success and failure in MGNREGA implementation in India. (PDF 1.18MB)
Working paper 28 A Dynamic Mapping of the Political Settlement in Ghana (PDF 516KB) Dr Franklin Oduro, Mr Mohammed Awal and Mr Maxwell Agyei Ashon
Working paper 30 How should Uganda grow? (PDF 1.74MB) Ricardo Hausmann, Brad Cunningham, John Matovu, Rosie Osire and Kelly Wyett
Working paper 29 Rethinking spatial inequalities in development: The primacy of politics and power relations. (PDF 475KB) Abdul-Gafaru Abdulai
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.