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General issues - Papers and reports

Here you can find all publications on general issues posted on this site since the website was launched in July 2007. Please note that new items are posted on top of the list.

 [Updated: October 16, 2013]


NEW: Promoting Millennium Development Ideals: The Risks of Defining Development Down. Center for Global Development (CDG) Working Paper 338, by Lant Pritchett and Charles Kenny, August 2013. 


NEW: Where do the World's Multidimensionally Poor People Live? Oxford Poverty & Human Development Index (OPHI) Workin Paper 61, by Sabina Alkire, José Manuel Roche and Andy Sumner, March 2013. 


NEW: European Union balance of competences: development cooperation and humanitarian aid report, Overseas Development Institute (ODI) Discussion Paper, by Mikaela Gavas et al., March 2013.


NEW: Identification for Development: The Biometrics Revolution. Center for Global Development (CGD) Workin Paper 315, by Alan Gelb and Julia Clark, January 2013. 


NEW: Taxation policy and gender employment in the Middle East and North Africa region, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Working Paper 01227, by Ismaël Fofana et al., November 2012. 


Realizing the future we want for all. United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) report, june 2012.


Fungibility and the choice of aid modalities. German Development Institute (DIE) Working Paper 2012/68, by Stefan Leiderer, 2012.


How to evaluate budget support conditionality and policy dialogue: using the qualitative approach to causality. German Development Institute (GEI) Discussion Paper 8/2012, by Ha Hoang, 2012. 


Localising aid: can using local actors strengthen them? Overseas Development Institute (ODI) Working Papers 352, by Jonathan Glennie et al., August 2012.


The Negative Consequences of Overambitious Curricula in Developing Countries. Center for Global Development (CGD) Working Paper 293, by Lant Pritchett and Amanda Beatty, April 2012.


MDGs 2.0: What Goals, Targets, and Timeframe? Center for Global Development (CGD) Working Paper 297, by Jonathan Karver, Charles Kenny, and Andy Sumner, June 2012.


Escaping Capability Traps through Problem-Driven Iterative Adaptation (PDIA). Center for Global Development (CDG) Working Paper 299, by Matt Andrews, Lant Pritchett, and Michael Woolcock, June 2012.


Horizon 2025: creative destruction in the aid industry. Overseas Development Institute (ODI) paper, by Homi Kharas and Andrew Rogerson, July 2012.



NEW: What if three quarters of the world's poor live (and have always lived) in Low Aid Countries? Overseas Development Institute (ODI) background note, by Jonathan Glennie, May 2012.


Adjusting indices of donor aid quality. Overseas Development Institute (ODI) background note, by Matthew Geddes, May 2012.


Understanding poverty and wellbeing: a note with implications for research and policy. Oversead Development Institute (ODI) Research Paper, by Sabina Alkire et. al., May 2012.


The Global Financial Crisis: The Beginning of the End of the “Development” Agenda? Center for Global Development (CGD) Policy Paper 003, by Nancy Birdsall, April 2012.


Capacity, complexity and consulting: lessons from managing capacity development projects. Overseas Development Institute (ODI) Working Papers 344, by Ajoy Datta, Louise Shaxson and Arnaldo Pellini, March 2012.


Protecting the poor: A microinsurance compendium - Volume II. Munich Re Foundation, The Micoinsurance Network and the International Labour Organization (ILO) Compendium, edited by Craig Churchill, April 2012.


Beyond the BRICs: Alternative Strategies of Influence in the Global Politics of Development, Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals (IBEI) Journal, by Matthias vom Hau, James Scott and David Hulme, 2012.


State of East Africa Report 2012: Deepening Integration, Intensifying Challenges. Society for International Development (SID) and TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) Report, 2012.


Development and Indigenous Systems: Lessons from North Kordofan, Sudan. AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples External link, Vol 8, No 1, by Nawal El-Gack, 2012.

Thanks to DDRN member Nawal El-Gack for sharing this news!


Challenges to Sustainable Development and the Role of Religions and Value-Based Approaches. OIDA International Journal of Sustainable Development Paper, by Nawal El-Gack, December 2011.

Thanks to DDRN member Nawal El-Gack for sharing this news!



Measurement Errors and Multidimensional Poverty. Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI) Working Paper 50, by Cesar Calvo and Fernando Fernandez, January 2012.


Sub-national Disparities and Inter-temporal Evoluation of Multidimensional Poverty across Developing Countries. Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI)  Research Paper, by Sabina Alkire, Jose Manuel Roche and Suman Seth, December 2011.


Aid in Support of Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) report, February 2012.


Gender and Security in Africa: An Overview. Nordiska Afrikainstitutet (NAI) Discussion Paper 63, by Cheryl Hendricks, 2011.


Globally Oriented Citizenship and International Voluntary Service. Nordiska Afrikainstitutet (NAI) Discussion Paper 71, by Wale Adebanwi, 2011.


Transnational Activism Networks and Gendered Gatekeeping: Negotiating Gender in an African Association of Informal Workers. Nordiska Afrikainstitutet (NAI) Current Africa Issues 48, by Ilda Lindell, 2011.


Islamic Women's Activism in the Arab World. Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS) Report 2012:02, by Julie Elisabeth Pruzan-Jørgensen, January 2012.


Caribbean Human Development Report 2012, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Report, February 2012.


Arab Development Challenges Report 2011, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Report, February 2012.


Putting inequality in the post-2015 picture, Overseas Development Institute (ODI) Research Report, by Claire Melamed, March 2012.


ISO 26000 and global governance for sustainable development. International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) report, by Halina Ward, February 2012.


Tracking Development in South-East Asia and sub-Saharan Africa: The Primacy of Policy. Overseas Development Institute (ODI) article, by Jan Kees van Donge, David Henley, and Peter Lewis, January 2012.


International Development Committee - Thirteenth Report: Private Foundations. United Kingdom Parliament's International Development Committee (IDC) report, 2012.


Mercy and the structures of the world: Third Hans Singer Memorial Lecture. German Development Institute (DIE) Discussion Paper 14/2011, by Stephen Chan, 2011.


Empowering Lives, Building Resilience. United Nations Development Program (UNDP) report, January 2012.


Submission to the Inquiry on EU development assistance. Overseas Development Institute (ODI) Discussion Paper, by Sian Herbert and Romilly Greenhill, December 2011. 


Putting gender on the map. International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Discussion Paper, by  Ruth Meinzen-Dick, January 2012.


World Development Report 2012: Gender Equality and Development. The World Bank (WB) Report, September 2011.


EU development cooperation after the Lisbon Treaty: People, institutions and global trends. European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM) Discussion Paper No 123, by Jeske van Seters and Henrike Klavert, December 2011.



Donor transparency and aid allocation. German Development Institute (DIE) Discussion Paper 12/2011, by Jörg Faust, 2011.


The ‘Right’ Results: Making sure the results agenda remains committed to poverty reduction. Oxfam International Issue Briefing, by Tariq Sayed Ahmad, September 2011.


Supporting Transformational Change: Case Studies of Sustained and Successful Development Cooperation. United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) report, October 2011.



Social inclusiveness in Asia's middle-income countries. Overseas Development Institute (ODI) Research paper, by Pedro Martins and Terry McKinley, October 2011.


More Money or More Development: What Have the MDGs Achieved? Center for Global Development (CGD) Working Paper 278, by Charles Kenny and Andy Sumner, December 2011.



Understanding and Measuring Women's Economic Empowerment: Definition, Framework and Indicators. International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) report, by Anne Marie Golla, Anju Malhotra, Priya Nanda and Rekha Mehra, October 2011.


Multidimensional Indices of Achievements and Poverty: What Do We Gain and What Do We Lose. Center for Global Development (CGD)Working Paper No 262, by Nora Lustig, October 2011.


Transferring Cash & Assets to the poor. Department for International Development (DFID) report, November 2011.


2011 Human Development Report: Sustainability and Equity: A Better Future for All. United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) yearly report, November 2011. French. Spanish.


Reconsidering West African Migration: Changing focus from European immigration to intra-regional flows. Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS) working paper, by Anne Sofie Westh Olsen, October 2011.


Impact evaluations of programmes to increase girls’ access to and use of economic assets. Governance and Social Development Resource Centre (GSDRC) helpdesk research report, by Erika Fraser, October 2011.


The Africa policies of Nordic countries and the erosion of the Nordic aid model: a comparative study. Nordic Africa Institute (NAI) Discussion Paper No. 55, by Bertil Odén, September 2011.


African Migration, Global Inequalities, and Human Rights: Connecting the Dots. The Nordic Africa Institute, Globalization, Trade and Regional Integration report, by William Minter, September 2011.


Training and Beyond: Seeking Better Practices for Capacity Development. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Development Co-operation Centre Working Paper No. 1, by Jenny Pearson, April 2011.


Recalibrating Development Co-operation: How Can African Countries Benefit from Emerging Partners? Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Development Centre working paper No. 302, by Myriam Dahman Saidi and Christina Wolf, July 2011.


Better Policies for Development: Recommendations for Policy Coherence. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) report, September 2011.


Girls Grow: A Vital Force in Rural Economies. The Chicago Council on Global Affairs report, By Catherine Bertini, October 2011.


Self-esteem, shame and poverty. Governance and Social Development Resource Centre (GSDRC) helpdesk research report, by Oliver Walton, August 2011.


2011 Survey on Monitoring the Paris Declaration. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) progress report, September 2011.



Scholars Who Became Practitioners. Center for Global Development (CGD), Working Paper 263, by Nora Lustig, August 2011.


Economics and Emigration: Trillion-dollar Bills on the Sidewalk? Center for Global Development (CGD) Working Paper 264, by Michael Clemens, August 2011.


Taking responsibility for complexity: how implementation can achieve results in the face of complex problems. Overseas Development Institute (ODI) working paper 330, by Harry Jones, June 2011.


Multidimensional Indices of Achievements and Poverty: What Do We Gain and What Do We Lose? Center for Global Development (CGD) working 262, by Nora Lustig, August 2011.


Are our children learning? Numeracy and literacy across East Africa. Uwezo East Africa report, by Hans Hoogeveen and Dorica Andrew, June 2011.


Progress of the World's Women 2011-12: In Pursuit of Justice. United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) report, 2011. Spanish.


The EU and China’s engagement in Africa: the dilemma of socialisation. Institute of Security Studies (ISS) occasional paper 93, by Liu Lirong, August 2011.


Rhetoric versus Reality: The Best and Worst of Aid Agency Practices. Development Research Institute at New York University paper, by William Easterly and Claudia R. Williamson, May 2011.

Thanks to DDRN member Simon Batterbury for sharing this news!


The Evaluation of the Paris Declaration. Phase 2 - Final Report. Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS) report, by Bernard Wood et al., June 2011.


Ascendance or Descendants? On Intergenerational Education Mobility in Latin America. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Development Centre working paper No. 297, by Christian Daude, March 2011.


Making Growth Inclusive. Some lessons from countries and the literature. Oxfam International research report, by Elizabeth Stuart, April 2011.


The DATA report 2011. ONE flagship report, 2011.


Sound expectations: from impact evaluations to policy change. International Initiative for Impact Evaluations (3ie) working paper, by Vanesa Weyrauch and Gala Díaz Lango, April 2011.


Women exiting chronic poverty: empowerment through equitable control of households’ natural resources. Chronic Poverty Research Centre (CPRC) paper, by Jessica Espey, 2011.


The Best Things in Life are (Nearly) Free: Technology, Knowledge and Global Health. Center for Global Development (CGD) working paper 252, by Ursula Casabonne and Charles Kenny, May 2011.


Women and Labor Markets in Asia: Rebalancing for Gender Equality. International Labour Organization (ILO) Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific and Asian Development Bank (ADB) report, April 2011.



Biofuels: ethical issues. Nuffield Council on Bioethics report, by Albert Weale et al., April 2011.


Compact for Inclusive Growth and Prosperity. United Nations Secretary-General’s Eminent Persons Group on the Least Developed Countries report, April 2011.


The World Bank and the Emerging World Order. Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS) report, by Jakob Vestergaard, April 2011.


Working With The Grain to Change The Grain: Moving Beyond the Millennium Development Goals. International Alert report, by Phil Vernon and Deborrah Baksh, September 2010.


Gender Inequality and the MDGs: What are the Missing Dimensions?Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) issues paper, September 2010.


Evidence-based Strategies for Preventing Child/Early Marriage. Governance and Social Development Resource Centre (GSDRC) Helpdesk Research Report, by Erika Fraser, March 2011.


Communication Initiatives to Change Attitudes/Behaviours. Governance and Social Development Resource Centre (GSDRC) Helpdesk Research Report, by Huma Haider, March 2011.


Why would some migrants engage in degrading work? Zentrum für Entwicklungsforschung (ZEF) ZEF-Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 149, by Oded Stark and C. Simon Fan, April 2011.


Find Me the Money: Financing Climate and Other Global Public Goods. Center for Global Development (CGD) Working Paper 248, by Nancy Birdsall and Benjamin Leo, April 2011.



Research for development? The role of Southern research organisations in promoting democratic ownership. European Centre for Development Policy Management (ecdpm) discussion paper, by Niels Keijzer, Eunike Spierings and Jonas Heirma, March 2011.


What are the key lessons of ICT4D partnerships for poverty reduction? Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICT4D) Collective systematic review report, by Marije Geldof et al., February 2011.


A can of worms? Implications of rigorous impact evaluations for development agencies. International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) Working Paper 11, by Eric Roetman, March 2011.


The Transition to a Green Economy: Benefits, Challenges and Risks from a Sustainable Development Perspective. United Nations Department for Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA), United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) and United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) report, by José Antonio Ocampo, Aaron Cosbey and Martin Khor, March 2011.


TrAid+ Channeling Development Assistance to Results. Center for Global Development (CGD) Working Paper 247, by Alex Ergo and Ingo Puhl, March 2011.


The State of Sustainability Initiatives Review 2010: Sustainability and Transparency. International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) report, by Jason Potts, Jessica van der Meer, and Jaclyn Daitchman, 2010.


World on the Edge: How to Prevent Environmental and Economic Collapse. Earth Policy Institute book, by Lester R. Brown, 2011.


IDA at 65: Heading Toward Retirement or a Fragile Lease on Life? Center for Global Development (CGD) Working Paper 246, by Todd Moss and Benjamin Leo, March 2011.


The Post-Washington Consensus: Development after the Crisis. Center for Global Development (CGD) Working Paper 244, by Nancy Birdsall and Francis Fukuyama, March 2011.


Fast-tracking Girls' Education. Education for All - Fast Track Initiative report, March 2011.


An introduction to the use of randomized control trials to evaluate development interventions. International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) Working Paper 9, by Howard White, February 2011.


The 2010 UNCTAD Least Developed Countries Report - Towards a New Development Architecture for LDCs. United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) report, 2010.


The State of the World's Children 2011. Adolescence: An age of opportunity. United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) report, by David Anthony et al., February 2011.


New Organisational and Institutional Vehicles for Managing Innovation in South Asia: Opportunities for Using Research for Technical Change and Social Gain. Research Into Use Programme (RIU) Discussion Paper 07, by V.T.S. Reddy, A. Hall and V. Rasheed Sulaiman, 2010.


Rising Global Interest in Farmland: Can it yield sustainable and equitable benefits? World Bank (WB) report, by Klaus Deininger et al., 2011.


The gender implications of large-scale land deals. International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Discussion Paper 01056, by Julia Behrman, Ruth Meinzen-Dick, and Agnes Quisumbing, 2011.


Aiding Development: Assistance Reform for the 21st Century. Brookings Institution report, by Kemal Dervis, Homi Khamas and Noam Unger, February 2011.


Land deals in Africa: What is in the contracts? International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) paper, by Lorenzo Cotula, February 2011.


Managing change and cultivating opportunity: the case for a capability index measuring countries' ability to manage change. Overseas Development Institute (ODI) & KPMG report, by Karen Ellis, Dirk Willem te Velde, Isabella Massa, and Nicola Cantore, January 2011.


2011 Foreign Assistance Briefing Book. InterAction book, 2011.


Learning about Schools in Development. Center for Global Development (CGD) working paper 236, by Charles Kenny, December 2010.


Gender Trends in Developing Countries During Financial Crises. International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) working paper, by Irene van Staveren, January 2011.


Supporting Disaster Risk Reduction in Developing Countries. International Development University of East Anglia (UEA), by Roger Few and Sergej Anagnosti, 2010.


The EU’s Interests in Central Asia: Integrating Energy, Security and Values into Coherent Policy. European Development Cooperation to 2020 (EDC2020) working paper, by Jos Boonstra, January 2011.


Challenges in impact evaluation of development interventions: opportunities and limitations for randomized experiments. Institute of Development Policy and Management (IOB) report, by Jos Vaessen, 2010.


Global report on migration: Measuring and Optimising Migration’s Economic and Social Impacts. Global Development Network (GDN) report, by L. Chappell, R. Angelescu-Naqvi, G. Mavrotas, and D. Sriskandarajah, 2010.


Trends and issues in international development cooperationInternational Development Policy Series, by Gérard Perroulaz, Claudie Fioroni et Gilles Carbonnier, 2010. French.


Gender and media progress study: Southern Africa. Gender Links report, by C. Morna, T. Mpofu, and D. Glenwright, 2010.


Oil to Cash: Fighting the Resource Curse through Cash Transfers. Center for Global Development (CGD) working paper, by Todd Moss, January 2011.


More than Money: Impact Investing for Development. Center for Global Development (CGD) report, by John Simon and Julia Barmeier, 2010.


Gender Dimensions of Agricultural and Rural Employment: Differentiated Pathways out of Poverty. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) paper, 2010.


The Rural Poverty Report 2011. The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) report, November 2010.



Engineering: Issues, Challenges and Opportunities for Development. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) report, October 2010.


Corruption, Religion and Moral Development. Religions and Development  (RaD) Research Programme Working Paper No. 42, by Heather Marquette, 2010.


The financial crisis and lower income countries: A preliminary synthesis of findings on impacts, responses and lessons. Danish Institute of International Studies (DIIS) Working Paper 2010:35, by Sam Jones, November 2010.


Postcrisis growth and development - A development agenda for the G-20. World Bank (WB) paper, by Shahrokh Fardoust, Yongbeom Kim and Claudia Sepúlveda, 2010.


Defining and Measuring Social Cohesion. United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) Social Policies in Small States Series paper no. 1, by Jane Jenson, November 2010.


Commitment to Development Index 2010. Center for Global Development (CGD) report, by David Roodman and Julie Walz, November 2010.


Measuring Women's Economic Empowerment. Governance and Social Development Resource Centre (GSDRC) helpdesk research report, by Andrew McDevitt, September 2010.


Social Protection and Access to Education. Governance and Social Development Resource Centre (GSDRC) helpdesk research report, by Huma Haider, September 2010.


The real wealth of nations: Pathways to human development. United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Human Development Report 2010.


A Fair Chance at Life: Why Equity Matters for Child Mortality. Save the Children report, September 2010.


Progress for Children: Achieving the MDGs with Equity (No. 9). United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) study, September 2010. French. Spanish.



The Global Partnership for Development at a Critical Juncture. United Nations MDG Gap Task Force report 2010, 2010.


Faith-Based Organizations and Service Delivery: Some Gender Conundrums. United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) Gender and Development Programme Paper Number 11, by Mariz Tadros, September 2010.


Research for development: A World Bank perspective on future directions for research. Word Bank (WB) policy research working paper, September 2010.


Governing by 'consensuses' - on the legal regulation of the European Union's development cooperation policy. Danish Institute of International Studies (DIIS) Working Paper 2010-23, by Morten Broberg, October 2010.


Stemming girls' chronic poverty: Catalysing development change by building just social institutions. Chronic Poverty Research Centre (CPRC) report, by Nicola Jones et al., 2010.


The determinants of aid volatility. Brookings Global Economy and Development working paper, by Raj M. Desai and Homi Kharas, September 2010.


Information economy report 2010: ICTs, enterprises and poverty alleviation. United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) report, October 2010.


The world's women 2010 - Trends and statistics. United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) report, 2010.


When Does Rigorous Impact Evaluation Make a Difference? The Case of the Millennium Villages. Center for Global Development (CGD) working paper 225, by Michael A. Clemens and Gabriel Demombynes, October 2010.



The rise and fall of the “migrant superhero” and the new “deportee trash”: Contemporary strain on mobile livelihoods in the Central American region. Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS) working paper, by Ninna Nyberg Sørensen, October 2010.


G20 and global development - How can the new summit architechture promote pro-poor growth and sustainability?. German Development Institute (DIE) paper, by Thomas Fues and Peter Wolff (Eds.), 2010.


Quality of Official Development Assistance assessment. Center for Global Development (CGD) report, by Nancy Birdsall and Homi Kharas, October 2010.


Acute Multidimensional Poverty: A New Index for Developing Countries. Oxford Poverty & Human Development Institute (OPHI) working paper 38, by Sabina Alkire and Maria Emma Santos, July 2010.


Combating Poverty and Inequality: Structural Change, Social Policy and Politics. United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) report, September 2010. French.


Thematic Paper on MDG3: Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women. United Nations Development Group thematic paper, 2010.


Girls Speak: A New Voice in Global Development. International Center for Research on Women report, by Margaret Greene, Laura Cardinal and Eve Goldstein-Siegel, 2010.


Global poverty and the new bottom billion: Three-quarters of the World’s poor live in middle-income countries. Institute for Development Studies (IDS) working paper, by Andy Sumner, September 2010.


Can donors be flexible within restrictive budget systems? Options for innovative financing mechanisms. Center for Global Development (CGD) working paper 226, by Benjamin Leo, October 2010.



Millennium Development Goals (MDG) Report Card: Measuring Progress Across Countries. Overseas Development Institute (ODI) report, September 2010.


Zeroing In: AIDS Donors and Africa’s Health Workforce. Center for Global Development (CGD) report, by Nandini Oomman, David Wendt and Christina Droggitis, August 2010.


Understanding poverty in Africa?: A navigation through disputed concepts, data and terrains. The Nordic Africa Institute (NAI) current Africa issues no. 44, by Mats Hårsmar, 2010.


Sustainable Consumption and Production in the Asia-Pacific Region: Effective Responses in a Resource Constrained World. Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) White Paper III, June 2010.


Who Are the MDG Trailblazers? A New MDG Progress Index. Center for Global Development (CDG) Working Paper 222, by Benjamin Leo and Julia Barmeier, August 2010.


Making Migration a Development Factor: The Case of North and West Africa. International Labour Organization (ILO) report, by the Institute for International Labour Studies, July 2010.


Millennium Development Goals Report Card: Learning from progress. Millennium Commission and Overseas Development Institute (ODI) report, June 2010.



The Millennium Development Goals Report 2010. United Nations report, 2010.


Beyond Population: Everyone Counts in Development. Center for Global Development (CDG) working paper 220, by Joel E. Cohen and Abby Rockefeller Mauzé, July 2010.


Joining up Africa: Support to Regional Integration. European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM) discussion paper no. 99, by James Mackey, Sanoussi Bilal, Isabelle Ramdoo, Henrike Hohmeister and Takesh Luckho, July 2010.


World Economic and Social Survey 2010: Retooling Global Development. United Nations (UN) report, by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the UN Secretariat (UN/DESA), 2010.


The Changing Face of EU-African Cooperation In Science and Technology. European Commission report, by the Directorate-General for Research, June 2010.


Consolidation or Cooperation: The Future of EU Development Cooperation. Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) Discussion Paper 6/2010, by Mikaela Gavas, Deborah Johnson, and Simon Maxwell, 2010.


Practical approaches to the aid effectiveness agenda: evidence in aligning aid information with recipient country budgets. Overseas Development Institute (ODI) and International Budget Partnership (IBP) Working Paper 317, by Samuel Moon with Zachary Mills, July 2010.


The Current Global Economic Crisis and Migration: Policies and Practice in Origin and Destination. Development Research Centre on Migration, Globalisation and Poverty, Working Paper T-32, by Ronald Skeldon, May 2010.


The Clash of the Counter-bureaucracy and Development. Center for Global Development (CGD) Essay, by Andrew Natsios, July 2010.


The End of ODA (II): The Birth of Hypercollective Action. Center for Global Development (CGD) Working Paper 218, by Jean-Michel Severino and Olivier Ray, June 2010.


Setting up the European External Action Service: building a comprehensive approach. Overseas Development Institute (ODI) Background Note published by ODI and ECDPM, by Mikaela Gavas and Eleonora Koeb, April 2010.


Leveraging World Bank resources for the poorest: IDA blended financing facility proposal. Center for Global Development (CGDEV) working paper 214, by Ben Leo, June 2010.


African poverty is falling... Much faster than you think. Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy (ISERP) paper, by Maxim Pinkovskiy and Xavier Sala-i-Martin, January 2010.


How should MDG implementation be measured: Faster progress or meeting targets?. International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG) working paper no. 63, by Sakiko Fukuda-Parr and Joshua Greenstein, May 2010.


The MDGs and Beyond: Pro-poor Policy in a Changing World. European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes (EADI) policy working paper by Andrew Sumner and Thomas Lavo, March 2010.


What Will It Take To Achieve the Millennium Development Goals? - An International Assessment. United Nations Development Program (UNDP) report, June 2010.



The moving out of poverty study: an overview. Palgrave Macmillan, World Bank book, by Deepa Narayan, Lant Pritchett and Soumya Kapoor, March 2009.


A Development Charter for the G-20. Overseas Development Institute (ODI) Background Paper, by Massimiliano Calì et al., March 2009.


Eliminating world poverty: building our common future. Department for International Development (DFID) Conference Background Paper, March 2009.


Policy dialogue under the new aid approach: which role for medium-sized donors? Theoretical reflections and views from the field. University of Antwerp Discussion Paper 2008/05 by Nadia Molenaers and Robrecht Renard, May 2008.


Keeping a low profile: what determines the allocation of aid by Non-Governmental Organizations? Kiel Institute of World Economics working paper No. 1406, by Dirk-Jan Koch, Axel Dreher, Peter Nunnenkamp and Rainer Thiele, March 2008.


A case study of aid effectiveness in Kenya volatility and fragmentation of foreign aid, with a focus on health. Wolfensohn Center for Development Working Paper 8, by Francis M. Mwega, January 2009.


Economic and social survey of Asia and the Pacific 2009: addressing triple threats to development. United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) report, 2009.


Mutual Accountability at country level: Emerging good practice. Overseas Development Institute (ODI) Background Note, by Liesbet Steer and Cecilie Wathne, April 2009.


Strategic Collaboration on Research for Development: A Review of the Institutional Framework in Selected European Countries. Danish Development Research Network (DDRN) report by Oxford Research, May 2009.



Migrants Count: Five Steps Toward Better Migration Data. Commission on International Migration Data for Development Research and Policy report, by P. A. Santo Tomas, L. H. Summers, and M. Clemens, May 2009. 


South-South cooperation in Latin America and the Caribbean: ways ahead following Accra. FRIDE disussion paper, by María Clara Sanín Betancourt and Nils-Sjard Schulz, March 2009.


Current dilemmas in aid architecture - Actors & instruments, aid orphans and climate change. European Centre for Development Policy Management Policy Management Report No 16, edited by Gwénaëlle Corre, December 2008.



From Paris to Accra. . . will aid become effective now?Development Outreach journal, by the World Bank Institute, February 2009.


Working together to improve aid effectiveness in the water sector. International Water and Sanitation Centre (IRC) report, by Catarina Fonseca and Carlos Diaz, December 2008.


Alternative development financing mechanisms: pre-crisis trends and post-crisis outlook. Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS) Report 2009:11, by Sam Jones, 2009.


Aid approaches and strategies for reaching the poorest. Overseas Development Institute Working Paper No. 122, by Andrew Shepherd and Lidia Cabral, December 2008.


Migration and Social Development: Organizational and Political Dimensions. UNRISD publications 39/09/1, by Nicola Piper, June 2009. FrenchSpanish.



Will China change international development as we know it? International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) Working Paper 475, by Arjan de Haan, June 2009.



European Development Cooperation to 2020: Challenges by New Actors in International Development. European development co-operation to 2020 working paper No. 4, by Sven Grimm, John Humphrey, Erik Lundsgaarde and Sarah-Lea John de Sousa, May 2009.


Eliminating world poverty: building our common future. Department for International Development (DFID) White Paper, July 2009.


Some reflections on the aid consequences of missing the 2015 MDGs. Centre for Developing-Area Studies (CDAS) McGill University Foresight Vol 1, issue 3, by Franque Grimard, October 2008.


Good practices in participatory mapping. International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) review, by Jon Corbett, 2009.


Debating rural poverty in Latin America: towards a new strategy. SOAS Centre for Development Policy and Research (CDPR) Development Viewpoint No. 30, by Cristobal Kay, May 2009.


International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI). Development Initiatives Poverty Research scoping paper, April 2009.


Impact evaluations and development. Network of Networks on Impact Evaluation (NONIE) draft report, by Frans Leeuw and Jos Vaessen, April 2009.


Aid coordination on the ground: are joint country assistance strategies the answer? Wolfensohn Center for Development working paper no. 10, by Johannes F. Linn, July 2009.


Better information: better aid. Development Initiatives Poverty, Consultation draft paper, August 2008.


Lighten the load: In a time of crisis, European aid has never been more important. European NGO Confederation for Relief and Development (CONCORD) report, by Javier Pereira and Jasmine Burnley, May 2009.


Migration and Poverty: Linkages, Knowledge Gaps and Policy Implications. UN Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) paper, by Arjan de Haan and Shahin Yaqub, July 2009.


Environmental sustainability within the new development agenda: opportunities and challenges for civil society. Overseas Development Institute (ODI) report, by Neil Bird and Alice Caravani, July 2009.


Evaluation of the Decentralisation of Danish Aid Management. Goss Gilroy Inc. & Orbicon evaluation, August 2009.


Development support monitor 2009: Africa in our hands. African Monitor report, by Yared Tsegay et al., May 2009.


Early vs. late in aid partnerships and implications for tackling aid fragmentation. Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) working paper no. 1, by Emmanuel Frot, April 2009.


Conceptualising empowerment and the implications for pro-poor growth. Institute of Development Studies (IDS) DAC Poverty Network paper, by Rosalind Eyben, Naila Kabeer and Andrea Cornwall, September 2008.


Skill Flow: A fundamental reconsideration of skilled-worker mobility and development. Center for Global Development working paper 180, by Michael Clemens, August 2009.


Options for architectural reform in European Union development cooperation. Overseas Development Institute (ODI) background note, by Mikaela Gavas and Simon Maxwell, August 2009.


Just another emperor? The myths and realities of philanthrocapitalism. Demos online book, by Michael Edwards, 2008.


Does FDI promote higher education? Evidence from developing countries. Norwegian University of Life Sciences preliminary paper, by Mazhar Mughal and Natalia Vechiu, April 2009.


Building Stronger Universities in Developing Countries. Report from Universities Denmark, September 2009.


Overcoming barriers: Human mobility and development. United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Human Development Report 2009.


GDN Education Issues Paper. Global Development Network (GDN) working paper no. 10, by Rekha Balu, Harry Patrinos and Emiliana Vegas, September 2009.


Skilled Migration: Boon or Bane? The Role of Policy Intervention. Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS) DIIS Working Paper 2009:23, by Ronald Skeldon, October 2009.



Monitoring and Evaluation in Knowledge Management for Development. IKM-Emergent Working Paper No. 3, by Serafin D. Talisayon, July 2009.


The African Union as Security Actor: African Solutions to African Problems? Crisis States Research Centre Working Paper No 57, by Bjørn Møller, August 2009.


Learning, Technology Acquisition and Governance Challenges in Developing Countries. The Department for International Development (DFID) paper, by Mushtaq H. Khan, 2009.


Making Science of Influencing: Assessing the Impact of Development Research. Institute of Development Studies (IDS) Working Paper 335, by A. Sumner, N. Ishmael-Perkins, and J. Lindstrom, September 2009.


EU 2009 Report on Policy Coherence for Development. European Commission progress report, 2009.


Commitment to Development Index 2009. Center for Global Development (CGD) index, by David Roodman and Cindy Prieto, October 2009.


The 2008-2009 financial crisis and the HIPCS: Another debt crisis? Money and Finance Research group working paper No 29, by Andrea Presbitero, September 2009.


Cooperating for Success: Benefits of Research Partnerships with Developing Countries. Swiss Commission for Research Partnerships with Developing Countries (KFPE) paper, November 2009.


Will World Bank and IMF Lending Lead to HIPC IV? Debt Deja-Vu All Over Again. Center for Global Development (CGD) Working Paper 193, by Benjamin Leo, November 2009.


Ownership and the Donor-Recipient Relationship. DIIS Working Paper 2009:18, by Lindsay Whitfield, November 2009.


The Asian Green Revolution. International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Discussion Paper 911, by Peter B.R. Hazell, November 2009.


Making Migration Work for Development. Development Research Centre on Migration, Globalisation and Poverty report, October 2009.


From Network to Class? Towards a more complex Conception of Connection and Sociability. Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS) Working Paper 2009:31, by France Bourgouin, December 2009.


Institutional development or direct support to the poor. Danish Institute for Development Studies (DIIS) Working Paper 19, by Neil Webster, November 2009.


The Future of European Development Cooperation: Seeking Global Solutions or Retracing a Niche by 2020? Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS) Working Paper 20, by Sven Grimm and Erik Lundsgaarde, November 2009.


Mobile Pastoralists and Education: Strategic Options. International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) Education for Nomads Working Paper 1, by Caroline Dyer & Saverio Krätli, October 2009.


Reframing the Aid Debate: why aid isn't working and how it should be changed. Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS) working paper 2009:34, by Lindsay Whitfield, December 2009.


The End of ODA: Death and Rebirth of a Global Public Policy. Center for Global Development (CGD) Working Paper no. 167, by Jean-Michel Severino & Olivier Ray, March 2009.


Equity in Development: Why it is important and how to achieve it. Overseas Development Institute (ODI) Working Paper 311, by Harry Jones, November 2009. 


Understanding and operationalising empowerment. Overseas Developemt Institute (ODI) Working Paper 308, by C. Luttrell et al., November 2009.


The Mutual Review of Development Effectiveness in Africa: Promise & Performance. Joint report by the Economic Commission for Africa and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Report (OECD), 2009.


Advancing Gender and Diversity in Times of Change: Talent in the CGIAR, 2008. Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) Working Paper 50, by Gayathree Jayasinghe and Bob Moore, December 2009.


Science and Innovation for Development. UK Collaborative on Development Sciences (UK CDS) Report, by Gordon Conway & Jeff Waage, 2010.


A Labor Mobility Agenda for Development. Center for Global Development Working Paper 201, by Michael Clemens, January 2010.


Crushed Aid: Fragmentation in Sectoral Aid. OECD Development Centre Working Paper No. 284, by Emmanuel Frot & Javier Santiso, January 2010.


The MDG conundrum: meeting the targets without missing the point. Overseas Development Institute (ODI) Development Policy Review Vol. 27 (4) Paper, by Jan Vandemoortele, July 2009.


What are the links between aid volatility and growth? World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 5201, by Anil Markandya, Vladimir Ponczek & Soonhwa Yi, February 2010.


Rethinking Poverty - Report on the World Social Situation in 2010. United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) Report, 2009.


Optimizing learning simulation to support a quinary career development model. Asia-Pacific Journal of Cooperative Education, 10(2), article by K. Betts, M. Lewis, A. Dressler, and L. Svensson, 2009. Shared by one of the authors and DDRN member Martin Lewis, who welcomes your feedback.



New challenges, new beginnings - next steps in European development cooperation. Overseas Development Institute (ODI) Report, by Paul Engel et al., February 2010.


Body Politics and Women Citizens - African Experiences. Sida Studies No. 24, by Ann Schlyter et al., December 2009.


Why Don‘t We See Poverty Convergence? World Bank Development Research Group Policy Research Working Paper, by Martin Ravallion, June 2009.


Development Progress in sub-Saharan Africa: Lessons from Botswana, Ghana, Mauritius and South Africa. United Nations University, World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER) Working Paper No. 2010/07, by Wim Naudé, February 2010.


Achieving the Millenium Development Goals in an era of uncertainty: Asia-Pacific Regional Report 2009/10. United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) Report, March 2010.


The Potential Role of Non-Traditional Donors’ Aid in Africa. International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (CTSD) Programme on Competitiveness and Sustainable Development Issue Paper No. 11, by Peter Kragelund, February 2010.


Cash on Delivery: A New Approach to Foreign Aid. Center for Global Development (CGD) book, by Nancy Birdsall and William D. Savedoff, 2009.


Evaluation of Danish Participation in the 6th and 7th Framework Programmes. Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation, Research: Analysis and Evaluation 2/2010, January 2010.


Mothers’ human capital and the intergenerational transmission of poverty. Chronic Poverty Research Centre (CPRC) Working Paper No. 160, by J.R. Behman, A. Murphy, A.R. Quisumbing, and K. Yount, February 2010.


A comparative study of executive structures of development cooperation and their adequacy for the realisation of the MDGs. European Parliament - Directorate-General for External Policies of the Union Policy Department Report, July 2009.


EFA Global Monitoring Report 2010: Reaching the marginalised. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Report, 2010. 



A checklist for the reporting of randomized control trials of social and economic policy interventions in developing countries: CEDE Version 1.0. International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) Working Paper 6, by Ron Bose, January 2010.


Designing impact evaluations: different perspectives. International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) Working Paper 4, by R. Chambers, D. Karlan, M. Ravallion, and P. Rogers, July 2009.


Theory-Based Impact Evaluation: Principles and Practice. International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) Working Paper 3, by Howard White, June 2009.


Setting up the European External Action Service: building a comprehensive approach. Overseas Development Institute (ODI) Background Note, by Mikaela Gavas & Eleonora Koeb, April 2010.


Global Research Report Africa. Thomson Reuters Report, by Jonathan Adams, Christopher King & Daniel Hook, April 2010.


The Political Economy of the MDGs: Retrospect and Prospect for the World’s Biggest Promise. Brooks World Poverty Institute (BWPI) Working Paper 110, by David Hulme and James Scott, January 2010.


Inequality and the Impact of Growth on Poverty: Comparative Evidence for Sub-Saharan Africa. Brooks World Poverty Institute (BWPI) Working Paper 98, by Augustin Kwasi Fosu, June 2009.


Time Allocation in Rural Households - The Indirect Effects of Conditional Cash Transfer Programs. The World Bank Impact Evaluation Series No. 43, by Amer Hasan, March 2010.


China's agricultural and rural development: Implications for Africa. International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Paper, by Shenggen Fan, Bella Nestorova and Tolulope Olofinbiyi, April 2010.


Poverty lines across the world. World Bank (WB) Policy Research Working Paper 5284, by Martin Ravallion, April 2010.


Unintended Effects of Development Aid – a brief overview. Danish Insitute for International Studies (DIIS) Working Paper 2010:06, by Tina Maria Jensen Newby, April 2010.


China, Africa and the International Aid Architecture. African Development Bank Group working paper series No 107, by Deborah Bräutigam, April 2010.


Aid Quality and Donor Rankings. The World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 5290, by Stephen Knack, F. Halsey Rogers and Nicholas Eubank, May 2010.


African feminist politics of knowledge: Tensions, challenges, possibilities. Nordic Africa Institute book, edited by Akosua Adomako Ampofo and Signe Arnfred, 2010.


Our common strategic interests - Africa's role in the Post-G8 world. Chatham House report, by Tom Cargill, June 2010.


Africa Progress Report 2010: From agenda to action. Africa Progress Panel report, 2010.



Social Protection in Africa: Where Next?. Overseas Development Institute (ODI) discussion paper, June 2010.

     
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