Researching the politics of development

Blog

PODCAST – Dr Kate Pruce with insights on her chapter in new social protection book
PODCAST – Dr Kate Pruce with insights on her chapter in new social protection book

21 November 2019 We catch up with newly qualified Dr Kate Pruce for a unique insight into her chapter on

NEW OPEN ACCESS BOOK OUT TODAY
NEW OPEN ACCESS BOOK OUT TODAY

14 November 2019 "This book, with its admirable combination of empirical substance and analytical clarity, is a landmark contribution that

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

JOB OPPORTUNITY

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

EVENT – The ESID Annual Adrian Leftwich Memorial Lecture with Professor Catherine Boone

 30th October 2019 ESID and the Global Development Institute are delighted to be welcoming Professor Catherine Boone, Professor of Comparative

WATCH: Final plenary of the ESID conference – Moving the politics and development agenda forward
WATCH: Final plenary of the ESID conference – Moving the politics and development agenda forward

28/10/19 For the closing plenary of the ESID Conference we were delighted to be joined by Head of Profession for

PODCAST – Duncan Green speaks to Naomi Hossain on The Politics of Education in Developing Countries
PODCAST – Duncan Green speaks to Naomi Hossain on The Politics of Education in Developing Countries

22 October 2019 Duncan Green recently caught up with the brilliant Naomi Hossain to discuss her latest ESID book, edited

WATCH – Conference plenary on 'The politics of recognition and democratisation'

14 October 2019 One of the many highlights of our recent conference was a plenary featuring keynotes from Afrobarometer's Emmanuel

International bestselling author James Robinson delivers keynote on his new book The Narrow Corridor

11 October 2019 At the ESID conference we were lucky enough to have Professor James Robinson, author with Daron Acemoglu

WATCH – Lant Pritchett's conference keynote
WATCH – Lant Pritchett's conference keynote

8 October 2019 Watch the University of Oxford's Lant Pritchett deliver his keynote to the ESID conference - 'The difficult

Heather Marquette's paper to the ESID conference, on 'Rethinking organised crime and development'

8 October 2019 Heather Marquette is Professor of Development Politics at the University of Birmingham and Senior Research Fellow at

WATCH – Prerna Singh's acclaimed conference keynote

7 October 2019 There was much glowing feedback for the ESID conference, and one of the most highly praised moments

WATCH – Opening plenary of the ESID flagship conference – From Politics to Power

4 October 2019 If you missed ESID's recent flagship conference, or want to catch it again, here is the opening

Podcast with Duncan Green – What are the headlines of nine years of research into Effective States and Inclusive Development?
Podcast with Duncan Green – What are the headlines of nine years of research into Effective States and Inclusive Development?

https://soundcloud.com/globaldevinst/sam-hickey-research-findings-on-effective-states-and-inclusive-development At the end of ESID's recent amazing three-day conference Duncan Green sat down with our Research Director, Sam Hickey, and asked

Spotlight on Sam Hickey and the forthcoming ESID Flagship International Conference – From Politics to Power

  6 September 2019 Please can you tell us about your role with ESID and how it came about? I

The 'big stuck' in state capability and premature load bearing: Some new evidence

9 August 2019 Lant Pritchett   This post was first published on Harvard's State Capacity Blog.   In the book

Universidad del Pacífico presenta libro 'Gobernanza de las industrias extractivas: política, historia, ideas'

8 July 2019 For all non-Spanish readers, this blog is about the launch of the Spanish version of the book, Governing

EVENT – Comparative workshop in Zambia: Pockets of Effectiveness

8 July 2019 Our researchers are in Zambia this week for workshops on pockets of effectiveness A major challenge for

Five ESID books are open access and free to download

26 June 2019 With the recent publication of two new books, The Politics of Education in Developing Countries and Negotiating

Productivist social protection in Ethiopia’s ‘developmental state’
Productivist social protection in Ethiopia’s ‘developmental state’

12 June 2019 Tom Lavers Two recent ESID papers published in African Affairs and Social Science and Medicine (both open

PODCAST – Sam Hickey and Sohela Nazneen present findings of ESID book, Negotiating Gender Equity in the Global South
PODCAST – Sam Hickey and Sohela Nazneen present findings of ESID book, Negotiating Gender Equity in the Global South

30 May 2019 In this podcast, Professor Sam Hickey presents an overview of ESID's new book, Negotiating Gender Equity in

The persistent challenges of development in Rwanda

18 April 2019 Pritish Behuria This article appeared in a special edition of The East African for #Kwibuka25 in commemoration