Effective States and Inclusive Development

Kate Pruce

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Kate is a PhD candidate at the Global Development Institute (GDI), the University of Manchester, and a researcher with ESID.

Research

Kate’s work investigates the politics of social protection, with a particular focus on the role of ideas in determining political commitment to social protection policies, using the case study of Zambia. Kate is working on ESID’s project on the Political economy of social protection expansion in Africa.

ESID Publications

Working paper No. 75 (2017). ‘The politics of promoting social protection in Zambia‘. Kate Pruce and Sam Hickey.

Briefing No. 2. ‘Closing the gap between form and function: a new approach to institutional reform in Uganda’ (2014). Kate Pruce, with input from Sam Hickey. Research undertaken by Matt Andrews and Lawrence Bategeka coordinated by Sam Hickey.

Briefing No. 3. ‘How should Uganda grow?’ (2014). Kate Pruce, with input from Sam Hickey. Research undertaken by Ricardo Hausmann, Brad Cunningham, Rosie Osire, Kelly Wyett and John Matovu, coordinated by Sam Hickey.

Briefing No. 16. ‘Politics and health service delivery: insights from Ghana‘. (2016). Kate Pruce, with input from Sam Hickey. Research undertaken by Abdul-Gafaru Abdulai, coordinated by Sam Hickey.

Briefing No. 17. ‘How politics shapes the quality of education in Ghana‘. (2016). Kate Pruce, with input from Sam Hickey. Research undertaken by Edward Ampratwum, Mohammed Awal and Franklin Oduro, coordinated by Sam Hickey.

Briefing No. 19. ‘The politics of promoting gender equity in Uganda‘. (2016). Kate Pruce, with input from Professor Sam Hickey and Josephine Ahikire. Research undertaken by Josephine Ahikire and Amon A. Mwiine.

Briefing No. 20. ‘From schooling to learning: is Uganda committed to increasing the quality of basic education?‘. (2016). Kate Pruce, with input from Professor Sam Hickey, Anne Mette Kjær and Nansozi K. Muwanga.

Briefing No. 21. ‘Governing health care in Uganda: explaining the mixed record on delivering rural maternal health services‘. Kate Pruce, with input from Professor Sam Hickey and Badru Bukenya.

Briefing No. 22. ‘The politics of promoting social cash transfers in Uganda‘. Kate Pruce, with input from Professor Sam Hickey and Dr Badru Bukenya. The research was conducted by Professor Sam Hickey and Dr Badru Bukenya, coordinated by Dr Tom Lavers.

On the blog

8 February, 2017. ‘The social protection agenda within Zambia’s distributional regime‘.

Further information

*Visit Kate’s LinkedIn, Academia.edu and ResearchGate profiles.
*Listen to Kate speak in more detail about her research on Viva Voce podcasts.
*Read Kate’s blog post on the UNU-WIDER Mexico City symposium on ‘The political economy of social protection in developing countries’.

Follow Kate on Twitter.