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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.

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

JOB OPPORTUNITY

The Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre is looking for a Research Associate to join our busy team. You will

Profile of an ESID expert – Pritish Behuria

  27 November 2018 Pritish Behuria is a Hallsworth Research Fellow at The Global Development Institute (GDI), The University of

Spotlight on an ESID expert – Vinothan Naidoo

20 December 2017 Vinothan Naidoo is a Senior Lecturer in Public Policy and Administration at the University of Cape Town. He

Spotlight on an ESID expert : Anthony Bebbington

      3 July 2017 Professor Anthony Bebbington leads the ESID research programme on the politics of natural resources

Spotlight on an ESID expert – Naomi Hossain

    11 May 2017 ESID and IDS researcher Naomi Hossain on her passion for development research, linking climate change

ESID turns 5!

26 April 2017 ESID has turned 5 and we're entering Phase 2 of our research. To mark our 5-year anniversary,

From Phase 1 to Phase 2: Our progress so far

26 April 2017 Dr Pablo Yanguas Why do inequalities persist over time? How do elite interests shape developmental trajectories? When

Spotlight on an ESID researcher: Tom Lavers

28 November, 2016 Having done an undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Tom Lavers' trajectory took a turn after he spent time

WATCH: New film on the Center for Democratic Development, our partner in Ghana

This new video featuring our Ghanaian researchers was made in Ghana and tells the story of the partnership between ESID

Spotlight on an ESID Researcher: Dr Tomas Frederiksen

5 October, 2016 Dr Tomas Frederiksen is co-investigator on the ESID natural resources project, which tracks the politics of natural resources and inclusive development

Spotlight on Subhasish Dey

  23 May 2016   Subhasish completed his PhD at The University of Manchester in January 2016. He is an

Spotlight on an ESID researcher: Daniel Appiah

7 December 2015 What is your background and how did you become involved in ESID? I did a degree in

Spotlight on an ESID Researcher: Kojo Asante

29th October 2015  What is your background and how did you come to be at ESID? I first came to

The political challenge of turning transnational social protection goals into effective national policy coalitions

30 September 2015 Earlier this month at the Development Studies Association meeting, ESID researchers working on our social protection project

How the centralised politics of education improve access but neglect quality

8 September 2015 Researchers working on ESID's education project presented their comparative findings at the Development Studies Association meeting taking place

Effective States is recruiting

Do you have a proven track record in research communication and promoting research uptake? Interested in how effective states and

The political economy of governance measurement

9 June 2015 By David Hulme, Debora Malito, Antonio Savoia and Gaby Umbach. Most scholars and policy-makers agree that the

Effective States Reaches the Big Five-O

By Chris Jordan Effective States has just turned 50 - at least in terms of working papers published!           Since

Researching the political economy of social protection in Africa

30 March 2015 By Tom Lavers When and why do states take a direct interest in the welfare of their

'Leave no-one behind': what do we mean by 'inclusion'?

12 March 2015 By Kate Pruce and Diana Mitlin By calling for a pledge to ‘leave no-one behind’ as the first principle