Guest post for Prospect
The benefits of an old-fashioned research diary
This post for Devpolicy unpacks the findings of a new Development Policy Centre / DLP paper
What shapes innovation?
Guest post for The Guardian
Guest post for the OECD
Guest post for The Conversation
Fieldwork in fragile places part 1: the security dilemma
Guest post for The Guardian on UK aid watchdog report
How do relations between political and administrative leaders affect reform?
Taking stock of the research evidence
Do political dynamics affect NGO legitimacy more than performance?
Bringing politics back into PEA - a new paper with Adrian Leftwich
The educated, internationally connected women who are changing the way 'development' is done
Why rethink the international consensus on 'quality basic education for development'?
Looking beyond 'The Leader' for a deeper understanding of how change happens
The ambiguities of supporting 'developmental leadership'
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 15th September 2016
New research from DLP and the University of Glasgow explores the role of higher education in the emergence of leaders who promote development in the Philippines. See the policy brief, podcast and paper.
Thursday 7th July 2016
Political settlements in Africa, the politics of inclusion and the role of international actors were the focus of the most recent BISA Africa Working Group workshop, convened by DLP Research Fellow Suda Perera at the University of Birmingham.