Guest post for Africa at LSE
How can Pacific democracies deliver for their citizens?
Inclusiveness should be the first step towards building more robust states.
Political settlements and international power structures
The value of the political settlements framework
First of six posts on political settlements by researchers, policymakers and practitioners.
Guest post for Development Progress on 'post-conflict' DRC
Guest post for The Conversation
Guest post for The Guardian on UK aid watchdog report
Taking stock of the research evidence
A toxic blend of complex historical identity politics and short-term elite politicking
Looking beyond 'The Leader' for a deeper understanding of how change happens
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.
Tuesday 14th March 2017
DLP Research Fellow Niheer Dasandi has co-authored a new article on how bureaucrats and politicians interact, and how this affects reform efforts. It appears in 'Public Administration and Development'.
Tuesday 21st February 2017
Seeing power and complex social systems clearly is the first step towards supporting positive developmental change, says Oxfam Strategic Director and DLP research partner Duncan Green. He discussed the themes of his latest book at a recent International Development Department guest seminar at the University of Birmingham.