Our Policy Briefs and Working Papers share the political economy insights derived from our projects by our Directors, Principals and Associates. We also aim to publish our consultancy and research reports undertaken for our clients.
The SOAS-University of London Anti-Corruption Evidence Research Programme, together with The Policy Practice, has published a new report entitled: From dysfunctional to functional corruption: the politics of reform in Lebanon’s electricity sector. The study explores how it has been possible to establish Electricité de Zahlé’s functional, but problematic, electricity service provision within the complex sectarian political context of Lebanon.
The World Bank’s 2019 report on Rethinking Power Sector Reform recognises that many of the key challenges in power sector reform result from the political economy of the sector. However, the report is weak in some areas. This Policy Brief makes recommendations to the World Bank and other development partners.
Our new Working Paper from TPP - Rwanda's Electricity Boom and the Danger of Too Much Power written by Dr Barnaby Joseph Dye. This discusses Rwanda#s energy production capacity and whether it's success is actually a problem.
A reliable and financially sustainable electricity supply is a pre-requisite for successful development, in Africa, as elsewhere.
This paper, prepared for the World Bank Institute, provides a framework for the assessment of the governance of extractive industries.
This paper considers the spatial poverty inheritance and processes of poverty creation and maintenance in Vietnam, India, Ghana, Bolivia and Zambia during the 1990s.
Study on Disaster Risk Reduction, Decentralization and Political Economy The Political Economy of Disaster Risk Reduction
A joint governance assessment aims to bring government and development partners together to undertake a joint assessment of governance performance based on commonly agreed indicators.
The New Political Economy Perspective explores the links between political and economic processes, and their social, cultural and historical context.