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,
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
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
10 June 2020 This year's DSA annual conference is taking place online from 16 to 19 June. The conference will focus
30 May 2020 Discover the latest on the response to Covid-19 in Zambia Any glimmer of hope that the Covid-19 crisis
18 May 2020 Badru Bukenya The global message on frequent 20 second handwashing to stem the spread of Covid-19 has
13 May 2020 Chief Executive of The Brac Institute for Governance and Development, Imran Matin reports from Bangladesh on the
11 May 2020 Tom Lavers Social protection has already and will continue to be key to the response to Covid-19.
5 May 2020 Clare Cummings Nigeria was successful in eliminating Ebola, despite a weak public health system. In the latest
1 May 2020 Tom Goodfellow David Jackman As different responses to coronavirus are
30 April 2020 Sohela Nazneen ESID's expert on the politics of domestic violence sets out vital ways that states can
29 April 2020 Matthew Tyce Along with several other African countries, Kenya has so far opted
28 April 2020 In our latest blog in our Covid-19 series, ESID experts discuss the political response in Zambia
23 April 2020 Tim Kelsall, Sam Hickey, David Hulme, Nicolai Schulz Continuing from Part 1 of this blog, in Part
21 April 2020 Sam Hickey, Tim Kelsall, David Hulme We are launching a series of blogs on the politics
25 November 2019 ESID recently hosted the final lecture in The Adrian Leftwich Memorial Lecture series. Set up to honour
A taster of today's lecture – Do socio-economic cleavages matter for development in African countries?
12 November 2019 Catherine Boone: Professor of Government and International Development, LSE We are delighted to be