Elizabeth David-Barrett's new paper explores when different types of state-private interface in service provision produce developmental outcomes.
What are the merits and challenges of such engagement? A new paper surveys the literature.
Political settlements and international power structures
The value of the political settlements framework
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.
Thursday 30th July 2015
Can municipal service delivery improve municipal and state legitimacy and foster social cohesion, especially among communities hosting large refugee populations? A new DLP research project working with DFID-assisted programmes in Lebanon and Jordan will explore this question.
Tuesday 28th July 2015
Suda Perera's new book chapter explains how chaos theory can help us understand identity-formation in protracted refugee situations.