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Rachel M. Gisselquist - UNU-WIDER, 2012 - Helsinki, Finland

Rachel M. Gisselquist Almost all major development institutions today say that promoting good governance is an important part of their agendas. The outcome document of the recent 2011 Busan High-Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness further reflects these commitments. In a well-cited quote, former...

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Rachel M. Gisselquist - UNU-WIDER, 2014 - Helsinki, Finland

21 February 2014 Rachel M. Gisselquist Earlier this month, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof published a scathing critique of the role of academics in public debate. ‘Professors, We Need You!’ he moaned, noting that ‘some of the smartest thinkers on problems at...

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Rachel M. Gisselquist - UNU-WIDER, 2013 - Helsinki, Finland

Rachel M. Gisselquist There is much to commend in the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) as we approach their target deadline of 2015. In addition to the major improvements achieved in poverty, health, and education, the establishment of a set of worldwide targets, and their incorporation by...

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– Four implications for work in development
Rachel M. Gisselquist - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

As a political scientist specializing in the comparative politics of development, including particular attention to issues of governance and democracy, I have followed this year’s World Development Report with special interest. I have not been alone. WDRs usually attract attention, but this...

Rachel M. Gisselquist - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

While many WIDER Development Conferences emerge from ongoing projects, our latest conference in October — ‘Migration and mobility: New frontiers for research and policy’ — offered a different opportunity: to focus attention on an important cross-cutting topic in much of...

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Rachel M. Gisselquist - The Loop , 2021

The last several months have given us many reasons to worry about US democracy – not least the riot at the US Capitol and the president’s refusal to accept the results of the November election, with Republican support. Rachel Gisselquist argues that clientelism is yet another reason...

This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
– 10 Questions
Rachel M. Gisselquist - Policy Studies, 2014 - Abindon, Oxon, UK

– Findings from Comparative Cases
Rachel M. Gisselquist - The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 2014 - London, UK

Journal Article
– What Do We Know? What Can Comparative Analysis Add?
Rachel M. Gisselquist - The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 2014

Part of Journal Special Issue Aid and Institution-Building in Fragile States

Working Paper pdf
– Critical and Less Critical Questions
Rachel M. Gisselquist - UNU-WIDER, 2013 - Helsinki, Finland

This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
– an Exploratory Analysis
Rachel M. Gisselquist - Nationalism and Ethnic Politics , 2013 - Abindon, Oxon, UK

Working Paper pdf
– Considerations for Industrial Policy in Africa
Rachel M. Gisselquist - UNU-WIDER, 2015 - Helsinki, Finland

– Considerations for Case Selection
Rachel M. Gisselquist - PS: Political Science & Politics, 2014 - New York, USA

This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Rachel M. Gisselquist - International Peacekeeping, 2015 - London, United Kingdom

Journal Article This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
– Learning from ‘Successful’ Interventions in Fragile Situations
Rachel M. Gisselquist - International Peacekeeping, 2015 - London, United Kingdom

Part of Journal Special Issue Development Assistance for Peacebuilding

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