WEBINAR – The politics of building state capacity in Africa: What role for ‘pockets of effectiveness’?
Dr Marja Hinfelaar, SAIPAR Associate Professor Abdul-Gafaru Abdulai, University of Ghana Dr Badru Bukenya, Makerere University Chair: Professor Sam Hickey,
Director of UNU-WIDER, Professor Kunal Sen is a world-leading expert in development economics and led on ESID's research into economic
Dr Eyob Gebremariam, London School of Economics Dr Tom Goodfellow, University of Sheffield Professor Diana Mitlin, Global Development Institute Chair:
Prerna Singh, Mahatma Gandhi Associate Professor of Political Science & International Studies at Brown University, USA Professor Yanzhong Huang, Director,
Developing countries have been more successful at widening access to education than raising learning outcomes, partly because it is harder
Using case studies from research conducted in Nepal, Bangladesh and Uganda, this webinar reveals how powerful women are critical actors
Rethinking Asian geography involves making the case for 'developmental Asia' as a region transcending the conventional divide between Northeast and
WEBINAR – Power, populations and development: How the ESID political settlements database explains development trends
12 November 2020 Recent ESID work has refined the idea of a political settlement and strengthened its social scientific footing.
WATCH – Webinar with Prof Sam Hickey: How politics shapes development: The importance of context, capacity and coalitions
9 November 2020 What kind of politics help to secure inclusive development? After nine years of research across 26 countries, summing
13 October 2020 We’re excited to announce a new ESID webinar series synthesising more than 9 years of research. Next
Zambia’s response to Covid-19 Part 3: Rising infections and falling confidence amidst increased authoritarianism
Our ESID Zambia experts reveal the latest developments in the political response to Covid-19 in Zambia In a provocative piece in
30 September 2020 Sam Hickey and Tim Kelsall set out the ESID framework for inclusive development. When ESID started its
Sam Hickey and Tim Kelsall What kinds of politics can help to secure inclusive development, and how can these be
14 September 2020 ESID experts Tim Kelsall and Sam Hickey provide a clear and essential guide to political settlements analysis.
1 September 2020 Caesar Cheelo and Marja Hinfelaar reflect on Zambia's dramatic news. Zambia’s central bank, the Bank of Zambia
17 August 2020 Eyob Balcha Gebremariam Recent GDI alumnus and now Research Fellow at LSE, Eyob draws on his ESID
27 July 2020 In the latest of our series profiling ESID Research Associates, we talk to Kate Pruce on life
Find out more about Research Associate Chris Lyon and how he thinks international development should respond to the pandemic.
13 July 2020 In the second in our series of spotlights on Research Associates, we discover more about Farwa Sial
13 July 2020 ESID's joint director of research will lead the UK- based membership organisation for all those studying,
7 July 2020 In our latest blog series, we are spotlighting our wonderful ESID Research Associates. First up, as Nicolai
12 June 2020Farwa Sial The global oil industry is experiencing major shocks as the Covid-19 pandemic endures. The challenge to the