Researching the politics of development


Pockets of effectiveness, political settlements and technopols in Uganda: From state-building to regime survival

Download pdf Working paper 172 Sam Hickey, Badru Bukenya and Haggai Matsiko Uganda’s impressive levels of economic performance over much

The politics of state capacity in post-genocide Rwanda: ‘Pockets of effectiveness’ as state-building prioritisations?

Download pdf Working paper 170 Benjamin Chemouni The paper analyses pockets of effectiveness (PoEs) – public organisations that function better

The rise of the economic technocracy in Rwanda: A case of a bureaucratic pocket of effectiveness or state-building prioritisation?

Working paper 120 Download pdf Benjamin Chemouni The Rwandan Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning (MINECOFIN) is recognised as the

The politics of state capacity and development in Africa: Reframing and researching ‘pockets of effectiveness’

Working Paper 117 Download pdf Sam Hickey The role of bureaucratic ‘pockets of effectiveness’ (PoEs) in driving development is generating