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Does SDR Recycling Impair Reserve Management?
November 14, 2023
Improving School Management of Violence in Peru
November 22, 2023
A Global Development Paradigm for a World in Crisis
November 08, 2022
This paper explores how and whether responses to COVID-19, particularly from non-DAC actors, have deepened the transition from an “international” to a “global” development paradigm, and it considers implications for the future of development cooperation.
WASHing Away Resistance: Why the UK Should Invest in Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene to Tackle Antimicrobial Resistance
October 19, 2022
This note was first published as evidence submitted to the joint inquiry of the UK All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) on WASH and Antibiotics into the links between antibiotic resistance and lack of access to WASH.
Leveraging Purchasing Systems to Ensure Access, Stewardship, and Innovation: A Landscape Review of Current and Potential Market Structures for Antimicrobials
June 28, 2022
This working paper aims to synthesise existing research and thinking on how antimicrobials are procured and ways to improve the current purchasing system.
Understanding the Cost-Effectiveness of COVID-19 Vaccination in Nigeria
April 28, 2022
COVID-19 has disrupted health systems across the globe. Nigeria reported its first COVID-19 case in February 2020, and, since then, the government has rolled out four vaccines to help control the pandemic—Moderna, Oxford-Astra Zeneca (AZ), Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and Pfizer-BioNTech.
Understanding the Cost-Effectiveness of COVID-19 Vaccination in Ethiopia
April 28, 2022
COVID-19 radically changed most people’s lives in 2020, including across Africa. In Ethiopia, the disruption started with school closing, and other restrictions soon followed. Despite these efforts to contain the virus, Ethiopia—like almost all countries—suffered significant health impacts. It has r...
Development Effectiveness in the “New Normal”: What Do the Changing Roles and Purposes of ODA Mean for the Effectiveness Agenda?
March 31, 2022
This paper explores how the roles and purposes of official development assistance (ODA) are changing and what these shifts mean for the future of the development effectiveness agenda. Using data obtained through a survey of officials working in development agencies and partner countries, this paper ...
Two Birds, One Budget: Using ODA for Influence and Development in the Indo-Pacific?
December 20, 2021
This paper explores the UK’s proposed “Indo-Pacific tilt” from a development perspective. In light of recent cuts to the UK’s official development assistance (ODA), we ask how the UK can use scarce development resources in the Indo-Pacific more effectively to capitalise on opportunities to support s...