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The political economy of automotive industry development policy in middle income countries: A comparative analysis of Egypt, India, South Africa and Turkey

Working paper 143 Download pdf Anthony Black, Pallavi Roy, Amirah El-Haddad and Kamil Yilmaz This paper examines the political economy of development policy

The interplay of ideas, institutional innovations and organisational structures: Insights from group farming in India

Working paper 116 Download pdf Bina Agarwal An innovative development programme requires ideas at multiple stages, from conception to implementation.

The politics of gender equity in the Global South

8 March 2019 Professor of Politics and expert on gender and institutions, Georgina Waylen, is a contributor to the forthcoming ESID

The political prioritisation of welfare in India: Comparing the Public Distribution System in Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand

Working paper 111 Download pdf Vasudha Chhotray, Anindita Adhikari and Vidushi Bahuguna The idea of state responsibility for ensuring food

DSA Conference Panel – Studying spatial inequalities through critical political junctures

25 June 2018 Vasudha Chhotray and Anindita Adhikari This week we are excited to bring together a panel of new

Understanding the contribution of the BSUP (JNNURM) to inclusive cities in India

Working paper 97 Download pdf Sundar Burra, Diana Mitlin and Gayatri Menon with Indu Agarwal, Preeti Banarse, Sharmila Gimonkar, Maria Lobo, Sheela Patel,

The reality of doing business in India

2 November 2017 Sabyasachi Kar is author of the insightful book The Political Economy of India's Growth Episodes with Kunal

Vidushi Bahaguna Reports from The Development in the Face of Global Inequalities Conference, IBEI

    Vidushi Bahaguna 31 May 2017       The ‘Development in the Face of Global Inequalities’ conference held

WATCH: The India launch of 'The Political Economy of India's Growth Episodes'

Watch experts on Indian growth gather in Delhi to launch "fresh and insightful" book, The Political Economy of India's Growth Episodes,

EVENT: Experts gather for the release of path-breaking research findings and the launch of a seminal book on growth in India

20 March 2017 This Wednesday sees the India launch of a seminal book; The Political Economy of India's Growth Episodes

Do Gram Panchayat leaders favour their own constituencies in MNREGA fund allocation?

By Dr Subhasish Dey and Prof Kunal Sen 3 January 2017* Political incentives are known to play a role in the allocation

LISTEN: Subhasish Dey asks 'Is partisan alignment electorally rewarding?'

ESID researcher Subhasish Dey recently delivered the below presentation, 'Is partisan alignment electorally rewarding? Evidence from village council elections in India'

Has Chhattisgarh done better than Jharkhand in promoting inclusive development? A political settlements analysis of two newly created mineral rich Indian states

  Vasudha Chhotray 9 September 2016     Leading academics and policy experts recently met at the Centre for Policy

WATCH: A workshop on newly created Indian states at the Centre for Policy Research, India

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w8sLKSPbRpU https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xLg6l4Bl_kM&feature=youtu.be

EVENT: Have newly created Indian states promoted inclusive development?

Anna Webster 8 August 2016       Leading academics and policy experts, including India's top public intellectual, Dr Pratap

Is partisan alignment electorally rewarding? Evidence from village council elections in India

Working paper 63 Download pdf Subhasish Dey and Kunal Sen Do ruling parties positively discriminate in favour of their own

Has Chhattisgarh done better than Jharkhand in promoting inclusive development? A political settlements analysis of two newly created mineral rich Indian states

Briefing No. 18 This briefing presents research on the two newly created Indian states of Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand, which have both

Spotlight on Subhasish Dey

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

MNREGA, India's Rural Employment Guarantee – 10 years on

    22 March 2016 Professor Kunal Sen     For the tenth anniversary of  MNREGA, our Research Director, Professor

Spotlight on an ESID researcher: Indrajit Roy

17 February 2016 What is your educational background? My first degree was in history, from the University of Delhi. Then

Boom and bust: What's caused India's growth slowdown?

5 January 2016 By Kunal Sen For much of the 1990s and 2000s, India was seen as the ‘new kid on

Lessons from India’s Basic Services for the Urban Poor programme

Briefing No. 13 This briefing presents research into the effectiveness of India's Basic Services for the Urban Poor (BSUP) programme. It