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What is political settlements analysis?
What is political settlements analysis?

14 September 2020 ESID experts Tim Kelsall and Sam Hickey provide a clear and essential guide to political settlements analysis.

Bank of Zambia’s autonomy amidst political turnovers in Zambia

Working paper 153 Download pdf Caesar Cheelo and Marja Hinfelaar This working paper analyses the role of Zambia’s central bank,

What's the future of Zambia's political economy following the firing of the governor?

1 September 2020 Caesar Cheelo and Marja Hinfelaar reflect on Zambia's dramatic news. Zambia’s central bank, the Bank of Zambia

The politics of dominating Addis Ababa
The politics of dominating Addis Ababa

17 August 2020 Eyob Balcha Gebremariam Recent GDI alumnus and now Research Fellow at LSE, Eyob draws on his ESID

The politics of building effective water utilities in the Global South: A case of NWSC Uganda

Working paper 152 Download pdf Badru Bukenya Although most public water utilities in developing countries perform poorly, some have achieved

Profile of a Research Associate – Kate Pruce

27 July 2020 In the latest of our series profiling ESID Research Associates, we talk to Kate Pruce on life

The politics of central banking in Kenya: Balancing political and developmental interests Pockets of Effectiveness Working Paper 7 Download pdf

The political economy of central bank effectiveness: The case of National Bank of Rwanda Pockets of Effectiveness Working Paper 9

The political economy of central bank effectiveness: The case of National Bank of Rwanda

Working paper 151 Download pdf Pritish Behuria In a survey conducted in Rwanda by the Pockets of Effectiveness project, the

The Kenyan National Treasury: A ‘pocket of effectiveness’ curtailed

Working paper 150 Download pdf Matthew Tyce This paper examines the factors that have shaped the ability of Kenya’s National

The Kenyan National Treasury: A ‘pocket of effectiveness’ curtailed Pockets of Effectiveness Working Paper 8 Download pdf Matthew Tyce This paper

Profile of a Research Associate – Chris Lyon

  Find out more about Research Associate Chris Lyon and how he thinks international development should respond to the pandemic.

The politics of power and natural gas in Tanzania: How political settlement dynamics shapes deals in a ‘new oil’ country

Working paper 149 Download pdf Peter Bofin, Rasmus Hundsbæk Pedersen and Thabit Jacob While research suggests that the rise in global

Profile of a Research Associate – Farwa Sial

13 July 2020 In the second in our series of spotlights on Research Associates, we discover more about Farwa Sial

ESID's joint director of research, Sam Hickey, elected president of Development Studies Association

  13 July 2020 ESID's joint director of research will lead the UK- based membership organisation for all those studying,

The politics of dominating Addis Ababa (2005-2018)

Working paper 148 Download pdf Eyob Balcha Gebremariam After surviving the most challenging electoral competition in May 2005, the Ethiopian

Profile of a Research Associate – Nicolai Schulz

7 July 2020 In our latest blog series, we are spotlighting our wonderful ESID Research Associates. First up, as Nicolai

State infrastructural power and social transfers: The local politics of distribution and delivering ‘progress’ in Ethiopia

Working paper 147 Download pdf Tom Lavers This paper examines the politics of implementing the PSNP in Ethiopia. The PSNP

The impact of Covid-19 on oil and gas producers in developing countries
The impact of Covid-19 on oil and gas producers in developing countries

 12 June 2020Farwa Sial  The global oil industry is experiencing major shocks as the Covid-19 pandemic endures. The challenge to the

ESID at DSA2020 Conference Online – New Leadership for Global Challenges

10 June 2020 This year's DSA annual conference is taking place online from 16 to 19 June. The conference will focus

Carrot, stick and statute: Elite strategies and contested dominance in Kampala

Working paper 146 Download pdf Nansozi K. Muwanga, Paul I. Mukwaya and Tom Goodfellow Although Yoweri Museveni’s National Resistance Movement

The politics of shelter: Understanding outcomes in three African cities

Working paper 145 Download pdf Diana Mitlin This paper analyses the politics of shelter provision in three African cities, focusing