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The politics of distributing social protection in Bangladesh: Insights from the Primary Education Stipends Project (Phase 3)

Download pdf Working paper 164 Naomi Hossain In 2016, a conditional cash transfer programme that had been assisting targeted poor

Gender equitable policy reforms in Bangladesh: The role of informal networks and practices

Working paper 154 Download pdf Maheen Sultan and Pragyna Mahpara This paper explores the way power operates in a gendered

WATCH: In country expert, Imran Matin, on Bangladesh's response to Covid-19

13 May 2020 Chief Executive of The Brac Institute for Governance and Development, Imran Matin reports from Bangladesh on the

Political settlements and the implementation of maternal health policy in the developing world: A comparative case study of Rwanda, Ghana, Uganda and Bangladesh

Working paper 137 Download pdf Tim Kelsall Maternal health, and in particular the issue of reducing maternal mortality, has been

Political economy of policy and implementation in the Bangladesh health sector: Implications for reducing maternal mortality

Working paper 133 Download pdf Simeen Mahmud (with contributions from Nuzhat Sharmeen and Moogdho Mahzab) This paper discusses the politics of

The 2018 Bangladeshi election

Working paper 132 Download pdf Mathilde Maitrot David Jackman Between 1990 and 2009, the violent competition characteristic of Bangladeshi politics

Managing coercion and striving for dominance in Bangladesh

Working paper 129 Download pdf David Jackman Mathilde Maitrot Managing coercion is often central to the pursuit of political dominance,

Dominating Dhaka

Working paper 127 Download pdf David Jackman Throughout Bangladesh’s history, its capital Dhaka has witnessed intense political competition, including numerous

The threat of student movements in Bangladesh: Injustice, infiltrators and regime change

Working paper 125 Download pdf David Jackman For decades, large-scale political mobilisation in Bangladesh has been monopolised by deep-rooted and

Bangladesh is booming, but slide towards authoritarianism could burst the bubble

25 March 2019   M Niaz Asadullah & Antonio Savoia This post was first published in The Conversation    

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

New open access article in Development and Change – The decline of gangsters and the politicisation of violence in urban Bangladesh

4 July 2018 Dr David Jackman's innovative research on the organisation of violence in Bangladesh has been published in Development

Navigating the labyrinths of the 'deals' world

30 April 2018 Mirza Hassan and Selim Raihan What's responsible for the high and stable growth rate in Bangladesh?   

LISTEN: Sally Cawood discusses domestic violence in Bangladesh

GDI Phd candidate Sally Cawood talks about some of her observations during field work in Bangladesh. Read ESID research on

The problem with teachers: The political settlement and education quality reforms in Bangladesh

Working paper 86 Download pdf Naomi Hossain, Mirza Hassan, Md Ashikur Rahman, Khondoker Shakhawat Ali and M. Sajidul Islam Why

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

Big media for BIGD event in Bangladesh

2 March 2017 Our recent policy workshop with leading Bangladesh experts on growth, education, health and women's empowerment has received

Unpacking the ‘Bangladesh paradox’: the politics of inclusive economic and social development

  Dr Mathilde Maitrot 22 February 2017 Global Challenge Research Fund Postdoctoral Fellow, Mathilde Maitrot reports from the ESID and BIGD

Deals and the Politics of Growth in Bangladesh – A Presentation

The politics of growth in Bangladesh  This presentation  was given by Mirza Hassan and Selim Raihan at the ESID and

The Bangladesh paradox: Why has politics performed so well for development?

Briefing No. 27 This briefing paper examines why and how political processes in Bangladesh have performed so well when the

The politics of negotiating gender equity in Bangladesh
The politics of negotiating gender equity in Bangladesh

Working paper 76 Download pdf Sohela Nazneen and Rezwan Masud In Bangladesh there is a paradox when it comes to securing

Naomi Hossain

Role Naomi Hossain is a Research Fellow at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) at the University of Sussex, UK,