Cash transfers: why elites' attitudes matter

Cash transfers: why elites' attitudes matter

New findings from Malawi on elites' attitudes to poverty and their policy preferences question the sustainability of CTs beyond donor funding.

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Security and justice: towards politically informed programming

Security and justice: towards politically informed programming

DLP's new 'State of the Art' Papers survey the literature on the politics of development in key areas. In this first paper, Shivit Bakrania examines the research evidence on security and justice.

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More politics, less economics - rethinking PEA

More politics, less economics - rethinking PEA

Adrian Leftwich and David Hudson explain how to move From Political Economy to Political Analysis, and why this shift in emphasis is vital for the success of future development work.

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Security and justice – the mismatch between policy and practice

What hinders more politically nuanced security and justice programming?

Opinion by Shivit Bakrania21st July 2014

Political analysis as the practical art of the possible

Bringing politics back into PEA - a new paper with Adrian Leftwich

Opinion by David Hudson24th July 2014

‘Crows who come in search of dollars’: NGO legitimacy in conflict zones

Do political dynamics affect NGO legitimacy more than performance?

Opinion by Oliver Walton19th August 2014

Forgotten South Sudan tangled in factionalism and failed politics

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Cash transfers: why elites' attitudes matter

Wednesday 24th September 2014

A new DLP Research Paper presents findings from Malawi on elites' attitudes to poverty and their opinions on how to reduce it. The findings question the sustainability of cash transfer programmes beyond donor funding.

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Informing debate: why higher education matters for the post-2015 agenda

Thursday 11th September 2014

DLP-commissioned research is being fed into the continuing debate on the post-2015 agenda to establish development priorities beyond the Millennium Development Goals.

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