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.
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.
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This paper applies the concepts of fiscal space and fiscal sustainability to the analysis of how higher aid flows may affect health sector spending in low income countries.
Three crises dominate today’s globalized political landscape: trans-national terrorism, financial crisis, and climate change. Collectively, these crises have hurt civil society organizations and constricted their political space.
In many developing countries sustained growth and poverty reduction will not occur without far reaching reforms to public policies and institutions.
The document discusses the principal elements of the innovation systems (IS) approach and the methods used for this study.
This paper, prepared for the World Bank Institute, provides a framework for the assessment of the governance of extractive industries.