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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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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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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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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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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Call for papers: DLP conference on the politics of inequality

Thursday 16th October 2014

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

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Political Settlements: the first of DLP's concept briefs

Monday 6th October 2014

What exactly are 'political settlements'? This Concept Brief, the first of a new series, sets out key elements of this increasingly prominent idea. It suggests why it is important, and what policy implications follow from it.

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