Focusing on budget accountability ‘ecosystems’ and their influence on budget decision-making and implementation.
Following up to Luke Arnold on coalitions for disability inclusion in Indonesia, Angie Bexley introduces broader work on the inclusion of six marginalised groups.
The next step on from a rights-based approach to disability inclusion is to hand over control to those who know best - people with disabilities.
Anna Naupa's 2016 Adrian Leftwich Memorial Lecture discussed where most transformation happens - in drafting the rules, or in putting them into action.
New thinking on the reasons why individuals engage in corruption - including the pragmatic calculation that, right or wrong, corruption may be the only solution to pressing difficulties.
How do relations between political and administrative leaders affect reform?
Taking stock of recent research evidence that shows how higher education can feed into political stability and civil engagement.
Why rethink the international consensus on 'quality basic education for development'?
New DLP research poses the question of whether the focus of the international development community on primary education is too narrow.
A more nuanced understanding of good developmental leadership demands a shift away from the conventional focus on 'big' individuals.
Should donors support developmental leaders who gain or keep power through questionable means?
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 12th October 2017
In this article in the Journal of International Peacekeeping, DLP researcher Suda Perera critically evaluates crowdsourcing's uses and abuses, and warns against an over-reliance on remotely gathered conflict data.
Thursday 5th October 2017
Join us on 5 Oct 2017 at ODI (10-11:30am) to discuss the research featured in a special issue of The Journal of International Development co-edited by Alina Rocha Menocal (DLP and ODI) and Jan Pospisil (Political Settlements Research Programme at the University of Edinburgh).