Heather Marquette is Professor in Development Politics in the International Development Department, University of Birmingham. A political scientist by training, she has extensive international experience in research, policy advice, consultancy and training on the politics of development, governance, corruption, political analysis, and aid policy.
Her research includes work on Afghanistan, Ghana, India, Kenya and Nigeria. Her work has been published in Third World Quarterly, Political Studies, and Public Administration & Development, among others, and she is the author ofCorruption, Politics and Development: The Role of the World Bank (Palgrave Macmillan).
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27th July 2017
Oil reform in Nigeria: The ups and downs of channel-hopping programme delivery
26th April 2016
Corruption? The developing world has bigger problems
4th February 2016
Beyond the Limits: Can we Think and Work Politically to achieve the SDGs?
29th January 2016
How does politically informed programming shape development outcomes?
8th October 2015
What are governance advisers missing with ‘Political Economy Analysis’? How can they do better?
24th June 2015
Development cooperation and fighting corruption: thinking differently
11th June 2015
Reforming FIFA: what can we learn from experience with (other) corrupt autocrats?
12th January 2015
Corruption: unpacking the black box of political will
10th November 2014
Fixing aid: we can’t turn off the tap at the first sign of corruption
5th November 2014
Was UK aid watchdog right to accuse DfID of failing to tackle corruption?
9th June 2014
Do donors have realistic expectations of their staff when it comes to 'thinking and working politically'?
6th May 2014