Crowdsourcing as a research tool

Crowdsourcing as a research tool

How useful is crowdsourcing for research in conflict-affected areas? Suda Perera discusses this question in her new paper.

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The donor's dilemma

The donor's dilemma

Niheer Dasandi and Lior Erez suggest how donors can think politically about the difficult choices involved in aid for non-democractic yet 'developmental' governments.

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Collective Action

Collective Action

This new concept brief suggests issues for external actors to take into account in considering how - and whether - to support collective action.

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Latest from DLP

Research methods and marshalling messy data: Dear Diary

The benefits of an old-fashioned research diary

Opinion by Suda Perera2nd September 2015

Corruption: is the right message getting through?

The unintended consequences of raising awareness of corruption

Opinion by Caryn Peiffer12th August 2015

International donors - aiding or abetting?

The 'donor's dilemma' is discussed in a new DLP paper.

Opinion by Niheer Dasandi, Lior Erez10th September 2015

Developmental leadership: putting inclusiveness first

Inclusiveness should be the first step towards building more robust states.

Opinion by Seth D. Kaplan24th September 2015

Masculinity and sexual violence in India

Will the shocking Nirbaya case shift attitudes?

Opinion by Martin Rew16th September 2015

About DLP

The Developmental Leadership Program (DLP) is an international research initiative that explores how leadership, power and political processes drive or block successful development.

DLP focuses on the crucial role of home-grown leaderships and coalitions in forging legitimate political settlements and institutions that promote developmental outcomes, such as sustainable growth, political stability and inclusive social development.

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Workshop: Poor people's politics

Wednesday 30th September 2015

The International Development Department hosts a workshop at the University of Birmingham on Wednesday 30 September 2015, 'The Political Economy of Poor People's Politics in Southeast Asia'

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Political settlements at the EISA conference

Monday 28th September 2015

Senior Research Fellow Alina Rocha Menocal presented a DLP paper in progress at the 9th Pan-European Conference on International Relations, organised by the European International Studies Association (EISA). Alina's State of the Art (SOTA) paper on political settlements will be published this autumn.

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