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WATCH: Exciting new film on our research in Ghana

This new film, featuring our Ghanaian researchers, was made in Ghana and reveals our key findings on the politics of

WATCH: Why do coalitions work in some places and not in others?

In this insightful video, Professor Diana Mitlin outlines her research findings on what can make coalitions work:

WATCH: Our Research Director Prof. Kunal Sen reflects on the importance of multiple perspectives

WATCH: Takeaways from Rockefeller Centre on what's exciting about the political settlement framework

Badru Bukeyna & Abdul Gafaru Abdulai nearly get run over by a robot lawnmower...And talk about their takeaways from ESID's

Rockefeller Centre Live Vlog: Day 3 – Reflections from Prof. Brian Levy on how far we've come

Professor Brian Levy of John Hopkins University reflects on how far we've travelled towards investigating how politics matters for development:

LIVE VLOG – WATCH: Josephine Ahikire of Makerere University, Uganda

Josephine reflects on what she finds most interesting about ESID's research and talks about hybridity

LIVE VLOG – WATCH: Day 2 of ESID conference at Rockefeller Foundation

Naomi Hossain vlogs on exciting potential for change in elite commitment:

LIVE VLOG – WATCH: What are our researchers looking forward to at Rockefeller Foundation Conference?

Sohela Nazneen & Pablo Yanguas vlog from Bellagio on what they are looking forward to at the ESID Rockefeller Foundation

Upcoming event: Going beyond 'politics matters' – ESID's approach and findings

    3 June 2016 On 6 July, our Research Director, Professor Sam Hickey will deliver a lecture at Australian National

Does democracy cause growth?

  By Daron Acemoglu, Suresh Naidu, Pascual Restrepo, James Robinson  3 June 2016 This post first appeared on Ideas for India Many analysts view

Can extractive industries promote development?

      1 June 2016 By Neil McCulloch This post first appear on the Unu-Wider Blog.   I spent the

Spotlight on Subhasish Dey

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

WATCH: Duncan Green on How Change Happens (and how to make it happen)

https://youtu.be/2KRh37IIBPI

LISTEN: Podcast on the politics of maternal healthcare
LISTEN: Podcast on the politics of maternal healthcare

Tim Kelsall gives a talk, revealing our research findings on the politics of maternal healthcare in developing countries https://soundcloud.com/globaldevinst/maternal-health-podcast

Public sector reform in Rwanda is driven by a legitimation strategy

By Dr Benjamin Chemouni 13 May 2016 Benjamin is the country researcher for Rwanda in ESID’s project on comparative public

The role and responsibility of foreign aid in recipient political settlements

10 May 2016 Pablo Yanguas’ recent ESID working paper acknowledges that foreign aid is a major transnational influence in many

300 economists call for tax haven crackdown

9 May 2016 ESID CEO Professor David Hulme and Research Director, Professor Kunal Sen have joined with 300 other top economists, calling

Maternal Health Care in Developing Countries – A presentation

9 May 2016 ESID's Tim Kelsall, Frederick Golooba-Mutebi and Sam Hickey recently presented their research on the performance of maternal

LISTEN: A podcast of our findings on public sector reform in Ghana

[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/260038371" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /] A talk delivered at GIMPA in Ghana by ESID researchers Pablo Yanguas, Abdul

ESID at the Development Studies Association Conference

    19th April 2016   The Global Development Institute are taking a lead role in convening seven panels at

Political settlements approach to extractive industries in Eastern Africa

Marja Hinfelaar 15 April 2016   In February, I presented some of our ESID research findings on the politics of natural

Spotlight on an ESID researcher: Franklin Oduro

15 April 2016 What is your educational background? I am a political scientist by training. My first degree was in