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Evidence and Lessons from Latin America (ELLA) - knowledge sharing and learning platform
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ELLA is a knowledge sharing and learning platform, funded by the UK Department for International Development.  It aims to share knowledge of recent Latin American experiences on selected economic, environmental and governance issues. It supports learning between Latin American, African and South Asian countries, and is providing a networking platform for organisations and individuals to link to Latin America. As a content partner with Eldis, the full selection of Briefs from Ella are available to download.


Latest Documents

Spotlight on organisations: gender equity policies in Latin America
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America, 2013
This Spotlight presents some of the key Latin American organisations working to promote gender equality in the region. These national-level organisations - based in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Guatemala, Peru and Mexico - are ...
Spotlight on organisations: gender and violence in Latin America
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America, 2013
Despite many countries in Latin American and the Caribbean having enacted laws against domestic violence, many women in the region continue to be failed by the legal system. This Spotlight presents some of the most important Latin Ame...

Latest Documents

State capacity and inclusive development: new challenges and directions
M.V. Hau / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2012
States shape development. This paper takes stock of recent advancements in the literature on state capacity and connects them to the study of inclusive development. The paper argued that state capacity is best approached as a m...
Developmental states: a review of the literature
L. Routley / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2012
This paper conducts a review of the literature concerning developmental states, in order to identify gaps and suggest research questions. The paper clarifies that usually, those states identified as developmental states have been succ...
Annotated bibliography on developmental states, political settlements and citizenship formation: towards increased state capacity and legitimacy?
L. Routley / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2012
Policymakers and academics agree that an effective state is the foundation for inclusive development, whilst also recognising the critical role of non-state actors in the delivery of goods and services to poor people. This compilation...
The politics of what works in service delivery: an evidence-based review
C. Mcloughlin; R. Batley / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2012
This paper examines the evidence on the forms of politics likely to promote inclusive social provisioning and enable, as opposed to constrain, improvements in service outcomes. The paper focuses particularly on eight relatively succes...
The politics of rule of law systems in developmental states: ‘political settlements’ as a basis for promoting effective justice institutions for marginalized groups
D. Desai; M. Woolcock / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2012
The rule of law (ROL) can be understood pragmatically as a system that informs people of what to expect from others through durable and enforceable rules applying equally to all constituent members of a given juridical space. This &ld...
Delivering effective social assistance: does politics matter?
A. Barrientos; S. Pellissery / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2012
Social assistance programmes are tax-financed programmes directed by public agencies with the objective of reducing, preventing, and eventually eradicating poverty. This paper examines the significance of politics in the rise of socia...
Methods in governance research: a review of research approaches
L. Sáez / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2013
The literature relating to the relationship between governance and inclusive growth does not appear to have reached convergence towards a preferred methodological approach. The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the strengths and we...
Natural resource extraction and the possibilities of inclusive development: politics across space and time
A. Bebbington / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2013
The extraction of minerals and hydrocarbons lies at the core of modern economic and social development. This paper addresses institutional and political relationships that govern the interactions between natural resource extraction, e...
Trillions gained and lost: estimating the magnitude of growth episodes
L. Pritchett; K. Sen; S. Kar / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2013
“Steady state” growth rates are bounded below by zero, and historical observation on the economically leading countries suggests 2% annum as an upper bound. However, the current paper indicates that the variance in decadal...
Governance as a global development goal?: setting, measuring and monitoring the Post-2015 Development Agenda
D. Hulme; A. Savoia; K. Sen / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2014
The increasing realisation that governance quality is a fundamental element of long-run development has led to its consideration as a desirable development goal in its own right. This paper provides a framework to set, measure and mon...
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