Country Workshop: Ghana

Country Workshop: Ghana

A big thanks to all that participated in my second recipient-country level workshop hosted by the National Development Planning Commissions (NDPC)  in Ghana. It was…

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Presentation: Yale CAS

Presentation: Yale CAS

Tomorrow I’ll be kicking off the Yale Council on African Studies’ Brown Bag Lunch Series. Despite the name, lunch is provided! Luce Hall, Room 203 | 12:30…

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Working paper w/ first survey results

Working paper w/ first survey results

I’m happy to share a short working paper with first results from my survey on aid effectiveness and donor-government relations. The report can be found…

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Book Manuscript Workshop

Book Manuscript Workshop

On June 9th, I hosted a book workshop on my manuscript, The Development Dance, at Radboud University Nijmegen. I am particularly grateful to Steven Brown, Professor of Political Science at…

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Country Workshop: Tanzania

Country Workshop: Tanzania

  A big thanks to the Ministry of Finance in Tanzania for hosting me yesterday for a Workshop on Donor-Government Relations in Tanzania. I’m grateful…

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Book Chapter, Problems, Promises, & Paradoxes of Aid

Book Chapter, Problems, Promises, & Paradoxes of Aid

After several years in the making, I’m happy to report that the book Problems, Promises, and Paradoxes of Aid is out with Cambridge Scholars. The volume,…

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ISTR Voluntas Best Paper Award

ISTR Voluntas Best Paper Award

I’m very happy to announce that joint work with Jesse Lecy and Hans Peter Schmitz (“Non-Governmental and Not-for-Profit Organizational Effectiveness: A Modern Synthesis”) was named the best…

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Upcoming Panel, ASPA

Upcoming Panel, ASPA

Next week, I’ll be presenting a new paper entitled ‘Why do Donor Agencies Suspend Foreign Aid?’ at the American Political Science Association (APSA) Annual Meeting…

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Upcoming Lecture, Clingendael

Upcoming Lecture, Clingendael

On 12 August, I will be giving a guest lecture entitled ‘State-Building and International Engagement in Transitional Countries’ for members of the Nigerian National Assembly Service…

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Upcoming Talk: EADI

Upcoming Talk: EADI

From June 23-26 the European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes (EADI) will host its 14th General Conference in Bonn, Germany. The theme of…

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