Attitudes, values and ideas

From elite attitudes to poverty and the influence of the career ambitions of national leaders, to citizens’ willingness to report corruption, this stream of DLP research examines wide-ranging issues.

Using both qualitative and quantitative methods, we move beyond a focus on incentives to look at what else motivates and influences different groups of actors, from politicians, elites and recipient governments, to disenfranchised groups, civil society and donors, and assess the implications for aid policy and practice.

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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

Two exciting job vacancies in the DLP team

Monday 12th November 2018

DLP is looking for a Program Manager and a Communications Manager to help lead a new three-year phase of research on leadership in global development.

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New article on how unfair service provision affects state legitimacy

Thursday 26th July 2018

Claire Mcloughlin's new open-access article in the Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding draws on the case of higher education in Sri Lanka. It explores how unfair service provision can undermine state legitimacy in divided societies.

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