Researching the politics of development


Poverty reduction during 1990-2013: Did Millennium Development Goals adoption and state capacity matter?

Working paper 93 Download pdf M. Niaz Asadullah and Antonio Savoia While poverty reduction remains central in the Post-2015 Agenda,

Back to "National Development": Lant Pritchett's quest for Millennium Development Ideals

21 July 2014. Last week ESID hosted Lant Pritchett's public lecture on "Promoting Millennium Development Ideals: The risks of defining

Lecture: "Promoting Millennium Development Ideals", Lant Pritchett

The Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre is delighted to host Lant Pritchett, Professor at Harvard Kennedy School, for

"The MDGs were a disaster": Meet Lant Pritchett

10 July 2014. The ESID partnership includes many dedicated and accomplished researchers, but few are as outspoken and immune to

Governance as a Global Development Goal?

25 March 2014. There is increasing recognition that governance matters, to the point of considering it a desirable global development

Governance as a global development goal? Setting, measuring and monitoring the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Working paper 32 Download pdf David Hulme, Antonio Savoia and Kunal Sen Abstract The increasing realisation that governance quality is

Briefing: State capacity in the post-2015 agenda

12 March 2014. ESID's latest briefing paper argues that state capacity indicators should be an integral component of the post-2015

Why state capacity matters for the post-2015 development agenda and how we should measure it

Briefing No. 4 As the international community debates the post-2015 development goals, there is an increasing realisation that governance is