Niheer Dasandi

Niheer Dasandi

Niheer completed his PhD at University College London on the relationship between international and domestic inequalities and poverty. His current research focuses on the links between inequality and poverty, the politics of policy reform in developing countries, the political economy of aid, and political-bureaucratic interactions. Before starting his PhD, Niheer spent two years as a consultant for the United Nations Development Programme. Niheer is based at the University of Birmingham where he is Birmingham Fellow in Politics and Development, in the School of Government and Society.



Developmental leaders, 'dirty hands', and the dark side of collaboration

11th December 2013

The ambiguities of supporting 'developmental leadership'

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The politics of redistribution: we need you

16th October 2014

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

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Politicians and administrators: conflict, collusion or collaboration?

23rd October 2014

How do relations between political and administrative leaders affect reform?

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International donors - aiding or abetting?

10th September 2015

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

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