Journal articles

Thinking politically about corruption as problem-solving: a reply to Persson, Rothstein and Teorell‘, Governance  (with Caryn Peiffer), 32(4): 811-820, 2019.

What does the evidence tell us about “thinking and working politically” in development assistance?’, Politics & Governance (with Niheer Dasandi, Ed Laws and Mark Robinson), 7(2): 155-168, 2019.

The surprising case of police bribery reduction in South Africa’, Crime, Law & Social Change (with Caryn Peiffer, Rosita Armytage & Trevor Budhram), online first, 2019.

‘Lessons from Nigeria for improved “thinking and working politically” in the extractives sector’, Development Policy Review  (with Elisa Lopez Lucia, Joanna Buckley & Neil McCulloch), 37(S1): 16-32, 2019.

Grappling with the “real politics” of systemic corruption: Theoretical debates versus “real-world” functions’, Governance (with Caryn Peiffer), 31(3): 499-514, 2018.

‘”Empowered patient” or “doctor knows best”? Political economy analysis and ownership‘, Development in Practice (with Jonathan Fisher), 26(1): 115-126, 2016.

Religion and Attitudes Towards Corruption in India: A Collective Action Problem?’ (with Vinod Pavarala & Kanchan K. Malik), Development in Practice, 24(7): 854-866, 2014.

Marrying Fragile States and Aid Policy: Civil Partnership or Irreconcilable Differences?’ (with Zoe Scott & Claire Mcloughlin), Crime, Law & Social Change, 58(5): 509-519, 2012.

‘”Finding God” or “Moral Disengagement” in the Fight Against Corruption in Developing Countries? Evidence from India and Nigeria’, Public Administration and Development, 32(1): 11-26, 2012.

Donors, State-building and Corruption: Lessons from Afghanistan and the Implications for Aid PolicyThird World Quarterly 32(10): 1871-1890, 2011.

‘Introduction: State-building, Security and Development: State-building as a new development paradigm?’ (with Danielle Beswick), Third World Quarterly 32(10): 1703-1714, 2011.

‘State-building, Security and Development: State-building as a new development paradigm?’ (with Danielle Beswick), Guest Editors for Special Issue of Third World Quarterly 32(10), 2011.

The World Bank’s Fight Against Corruption’, Brown Journal of World Affairs, XIII(II): 27-39, 2007.

Civic Education for Combating Corruption: Lessons from Hong Kong and the United States for Donor-Funded Programmes in Poor Countries’, Public Administration and Development, 27(3): 239-49, 2007.

The UK, the Commonwealth and Corruption: Assessing the Potential for Joined-Up Development Assistance’ (with Alan Doig), Commonwealth & Comparative Politics, 43(1): 102-128, 2005.

‘Corruption and Democratisation: the litmus test of international donor agency intentions?’ (with Alan Doig), Futures, 37: 199-213, 2005.

‘The Creeping Politicisation of the World Bank: The Case of Corruption‘, Political Studies, 52(3): 413-30, 2004.

Drilling Down to the Detail: A Case Study into Anti-Corruption Project Records and Record-Keeping’ (with Alan Doig), Crime, Law & Social Change, 41: 1-14, 2004.

Civic Education in the United States: Lessons for the UK‘ (with Dale Mineshima), Parliamentary Affairs, 55: 539-555, 2002.

Corruption, Democracy and the World Bank‘, Crime, Law & Social Change, 36(4): 395-407, 2001.

Corruption Eruption: Development and the International Community‘, Third World Quarterly, 20(6): pp. 1215-1220, 1999.