Vasudha Chhotray 9 September 2016 Leading academics and policy experts recently met at the Centre for Policy Research in India to discuss the findings of our latest research on new Indian states. Here, lead researcher Dr Vasudha Chhotray outlines the key findings.
Dr Tim Williams 24 August 2016 When it comes to children’s education in Rwanda, the government is oriented towards action: it has set out a clear national vision for the development of the sector, coordinates well with civil society, and maintains high levels of accountability with li
By Dr Tim Kelsall 19 August 2016 Last weekend the 2016-17 English Premier League kicked off, with one of the most exciting developments being the arrival of supercoach Pep Guardiola in the English game. As a lifelong Manchester City fan, I’ve taken a keen interest in Pep’s footballing
Pablo Yanguas 19 August 2016 In two weeks I will be storming Philly’s city centre as part of the ESID contingent attending the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association. We are finally taking our framework and findings across the pond to have a
Pablo Yanguas 16 August 2016 DSA 2016 is upon us, and if you are around Oxford on 12 September you might want to drop by our afternoon panel (2-5:30pm) on The Politics of Public Sector Transformations, which includes seven papers from senior and junior scholars on
David Hulme 16 August 2016 I am just back from Japan – a delightful visit with colleagues in Nagoya and Tokyo. The only cloud, in a very sunny week, was hearing about the scale of public support for a populist, nationalist right-wing party in Japan. Does this soun
Lean Alfred Santos 10 August 2016 This blog was first published on Devex.com An investment commitment in the right social protection programmes can help countries to leap over others if they decide it’s a priority. But it’s essential to ensure social protection init
Anna Webster 8 August 2016 Leading academics and policy experts, including India’s top public intellectual, Dr Pratap Bhanu Mehta, are meeting in India this week to discuss the findings of our two-year project on newly created Indian states. Conducted in par