Political Economy Analysis of the Business Environment in Eleven Middle-Income Countries - Policy Brief 12
Reforming the business environment needs to be understood not only as a technical challenge but, as importantly, as a challenge to the political economy. This Policy Brief, based on an analysis by The Policy Practice for the UK's cross-government Prosperity Fund, reviews experience in 11 middle income countries and identifies key issues, common themes and unanswered questions.
The Evolving Role of Political Economy Analysis in Development Practice - Policy Brief 11
In 2007 The Policy Practice issued two Policy Briefs on Tackling the Political Barriers to Development: the New Political Economy Perspective and Making the New Political Economy Perspective more operationally relevant for development agencies. The present Brief summarises how this approach has evolved in the light of the major shifts in the development context over the last decade and draws out the implications for development practice going forward.
Political Economy of Africa's Power Sector - Policy Brief 10
This policy brief examines what we mean by political economy, how it influences performance in the African power sector, and what guidance political economy analysis can give in the design of interventions aimed at improving that performance.