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UNU-WIDER releases guidebook on economic growth in fragile contexts Fragile states Inclusive growth Elites
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Deals and development in fragile and conflict-affected states: Framework and policy guidebook Fragile states Inclusive growth Elites
Research Brief
Pushing for policy innovation: The framing of social protection policies in Tanzania Social protection Policy entrepreneurs Political settlements
Research Brief
Understanding elite commitment to social protection in Rwanda Rwanda Social protection Policy transfer
Book Chapter
The politics of promoting social cash transfers in Zambia

From the book: The Politics of Social Protection in Eastern and Southern Africa

Cash transfers Ideas Political settlements
Book Chapter
Pushing for policy innovation: The framing of social protection policies in Tanzania

From the book: The Politics of Social Protection in Eastern and Southern Africa

Social protection Policy entrepreneurs Political settlements
Book Chapter
Distributional concerns, the ‘developmental state’ and the agrarian origins of social assistance in Ethiopia

From the book: The Politics of Social Protection in Eastern and Southern Africa

Food security Political settlements Process tracing
Book Chapter
Institutions and Development

From the book: Asian Transformations

Institutions Organizations Political settlements
Working Paper
Institutions and Asia’s development: The role of norms and organizational power

The role of institutions in Asian development has been intensely contested since Myrdal’s Asian Drama, with later contributions from institutional economics and developmental state theory...

Institutions Organizations Political settlements
Working Paper
The politics of scaling up social protection in Kenya

Literature on social protection in Kenya shows progress in implementation of cash transfers but not the social health insurance scheme...

Kenya Social protection Cash transfers
Working Paper
The politics of promoting social protection in Zambia

This paper examines the rise of the social protection agenda in Zambia, and demonstrates that this has two alternative drivers: shifting dynamics within Zambia’s political settlement and the promotional efforts of a transnational policy coaliti...

Cash transfers Ideas Political settlements
Working Paper
Ideational and institutional drivers of social protection in Tanzania

In the early 2000s, there was low elite commitment to social protection in Tanzania. Yet, in 2012, the government officially launched a countrywide social safety net programme, and a year later it announced the introduction of an old age pension...

Social protection Policy entrepreneurs Political settlements
Working Paper
Social protection in an aspiring ‘developmental state’: The political drivers of Ethiopia’s PSNP

Ethiopia’s Productive Safety Net Programme is among the largest social protection programmes in Africa and has been promoted as a model for the continent...

Food security Political settlements Process tracing
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