Working/policy papers

What does the evidence tell us about “thinking and working politically” in development assistance?’ (with Niheer Dasandi, Ed Laws & Mark Robinson), UNU-WIDER Working Paper 2019/12, 2019, available at https://www.wider.unu.edu/publication/what-does-evidence-tell-us-about-‘thinking-and-working-politically’-development

‘Thinking and working politically: Reviewing the evidence on the integration of politics into development practice over the past decade’ (with Ed Laws), TWP Community of Practice, 2018, available at https://twpcommunity.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Thinking-and-working-politically-reviewing-the-evidence.pdf.

‘Inside the black box of political will: 10 years of findings from the Developmental Leadership Program’, February 2018 (with David Hudson, Claire Mcloughlin & Chris Roche), available at http://publications.dlprog.org/DLPsynthesis.pdf.

‘Thinking and Working Politically: Lessons from FOSTER in Nigeria’ (with Elisa Lopez Lucia, Joanna Buckley & Neil McCulloch), DLP Research Paper, 48, 2017, available at http://publications.dlprog.org/FOSTER.pdf.

‘Thinking and Working Politically: From theory building to building an evidence base’ (with Niheer Dasandi & Mark Robinson), DLP Research Paper, 37, 2016, available at http://publications.dlprog.org/TWPev.pdf.

‘Everyday Political Analysis’ (with David Hudson & Sam Waldock), DLP Research Paper, 2016, available at http://publications.dlprog.org/EPA.pdf.

‘Mind the Gaps: What’s missing in political economy analysis and why it matters’ (with David Hudson), in A Governance Practitioner’s Notebook: Alternative Ideas and Approaches, ed. Alan Whaites, Eduardo Gonzalez, Sara Fyson & Graham Teskey, Paris: OECD, 2015, available at http://www.oecd.org/dac/governance-peace/governance/governance-practitioners-notebook.htm.

‘Elite Attitudes Towards Cash Transfers and the Poor in Malawi’ (with Chipiliro Kalebe-Nyamongo), DLP Research Paper 30, 2015, available at  http://publications.dlprog.org/EliteAttitudesCTs.pdf.

‘Using Action Research and Learning for Politically Informed Programming’ (with Michael O’Keefe, John Sidel, Chris Roche, David Hudson & Niheer Dasandi), DLP Research Paper 29, 2014, available at http://publications.dlprog.org/ActionResearchforPIP.pdf.

Political Science, Religion and Development: A Literature Review’ (with Gurupal Singh & Namawu Alolo Alhassan), RaD Working Paper 07, 2007.

‘The Interaction Between Traditional Systems and Local Government Systems in Sub-Saharan Africa’ (with Paul Jackson), UK Department for International Development (DfID), 2003, available at http://info.worldbank.org/etools/docs/library/136160/tslg/pdf/interaction.pdf.