When are citizens willing to act against corruption?

When are citizens willing to act against corruption?

A new study by Caryn Peiffer and Linda Alvarez analyses survey data from 71 countries.

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The politics of inequality: call for papers

The politics of inequality: call for papers

How does politics foster or reduce inequalities? We welcome proposals for papers for the 2015 DLP conference.

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New research project on redistribution

New research project on redistribution

Join us in shaping a new research project on The Politics of Redistribution.

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Relationship dynamics of reform

Relationship dynamics of reform

What do we know so far about how political and administrative leaders interact? Why does this matter for development? New paper by Niheer Dasandi.

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What are 'political settlements'?

What are 'political settlements'?

Edward Laws and Adrian Leftwich begin DLP's series of Concept Briefs by unpacking the meaning, value and implications of this increasingly prominent idea.

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Latest from DLP

‘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

Politicians and administrators: conflict, collusion or collaboration?

How do relations between political and administrative leaders affect reform?

Opinion by Niheer Dasandi23rd October 2014

Forgotten South Sudan tangled in factionalism and failed politics

A toxic blend of complex historical identity politics and short-term elite politicking

Opinion by Jonathan Fisher4th September 2014

The politics of redistribution: we need you

Which are the key country cases? Help us shape new research.

Opinion by David Hudson, Niheer Dasandi16th October 2014
Opinion by Susy Ndaruhutse11th September 2014

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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News

Findings on the politics of service delivery presented at Danida seminar

Thursday 30th October 2014

Senior researcher Claire Mcloughlin has been sharing findings on the politics of service delivery this week with members of the Danish government's development cooperation staff. She spoke at a Danida seminar, which took place on 28-30 October.

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Heather Marquette and Caryn Peiffer present research at ANTICORRP Consortium meeting

Friday 24th October 2014

Heather Marquette and Caryn Peiffer are in Berlin this week to give a presentation at the second ANTICORRP Consortium meeting. They are presenting on research on integrity management in Bolivia and Rwanda.

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