Researching the politics of development

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Angelo Izama

Role Angelo is an independent researcher involved in research on Uganda’s oil sector. Research Research interests include extractives, governance and

Can aid bureaucracies think politically? The administrative challenges of political economy analysis in DFID and the World Bank

Working paper 33 Download pdf Pablo Yanguas and David Hulme Abstract Although politics has become central to international development assistance,

How should Uganda grow?

14 March 2014. ESID's new working paper answers the question "How should Uganda grow?" Authors Ricardo Hausmann, Brad Cunningham, John

The politics of core public sector reform: Leadership, social accountability and policy adaptation

Objective This project analyses whether 'new' approaches to public sector reform (PSR) centred on leadership, social accountability or policy adaptation

Closing the gap between form and function: a new approach to institutional reform in Uganda

Briefing No. 2 Uganda is a public sector reform leader in Africa. Over the last three decades the country has

How should Uganda grow?

Briefing No. 3 Income per capita in Uganda has doubled in the last 20 years. However, economic growth has been

Dr Pablo Yanguas

Role Pablo Yanguas is Research Fellow at the Effective States and Inclusive Development (ESID) research centre, where he leads research

The political economy determinants of economic growth

Objective This project aims to contribute to the literature on the political determinants of growth in three ways: Attempting to

Oil, governance and inclusive development in Ghana and Uganda

Objective This study examines the implications of the recent oil finds in Ghana and Uganda. Cases Ghana and Uganda have

Gender and the political settlement

Objective This research project aims to investigate the relationship between women’s [political] inclusion and their ability to deliver gender-inclusive development,

Professor David Hulme

Role David Hulme is CEO at ESID. He is also Professor of Development Studies and Executive Director of the Global

Professor Sam Hickey

Role Sam Hickey is Professor of Politics and Development at the University of Manchester, and Joint Director of Research at

Political Economy Analysis (PEA) and the production of commitment to development

Objective This research project systematically examines how International Development Agencies (IDAs) are using Political Economy Analysis (PEA) both as formal

How should Uganda grow?

Working paper 30 Policy paper 2 Download pdf Ricardo Hausmann, Brad Cunningham, John Matovu, Rosie Osire and Kelly Wyett Abstract

Overcoming the limits of institutional reform in Uganda

Working paper 27 Download pdf Matt Andrews and Lawrence Bategeka Abstract This paper begins by noting that Uganda has been

Investigating the links between political settlements and inclusive development in Uganda: towards a research agenda

Working paper 20 Download pdf Frederick Golooba-Mutebi and Sam Hickey Abstract The changing character of the political settlement in Uganda