Recent Submissions

  • THE EMERGENCE OF THE ‘GOOD GOVERNMENT’ AGENDA SOME MILESTONES 

    Unknown author (Institute of Development Studies, 01/01/1993)
  • INTRODUCTION 

    Moore, Mick (Institute of Development Studies, 01/01/1993)
  • GOVERNANCE AND DEVELOPMENT: THE VIEWS FROM WASHINGTON 

    Lancaster, Carol (Institute of Development Studies, 01/01/1993)
    Summary Three Washington?based institutions have distinctive perspectives on issues of good government in developing countries. The US government is concerned mainly with issues of democracy and civil rights; the International ...
  • THE NEW POLITICAL CONDITIONALITIES OF AID: AN INDEPENDENT VIEW FROM AFRICA 

    Barya, John?Jean B. (Institute of Development Studies, 01/01/1993)
    Summary The central argument in this article is that the new political conditionalities for aid that are now being put by the West for African countries have very little to do with the former's desire for democracy in ...
  • HOW TO ASK FOR GOOD GOVERNMENT 

    Hawthorn, Geoffrey (Institute of Development Studies, 01/01/1993)
    Summary Good government matters, and should be asked for. But it is mistaken to suppose that it necessarily consists pursuing a particular policy to realize a particular outcome in conditions of competitive democracy. ...
  • DECLINING TO LEARN FROM THE EAST? THE WORLD BANK ON ‘GOVERNANCE AND DEVELOPMET’ 

    Moore, Mick (Institute of Development Studies, 01/01/1993)
    Summary The World Bank's policy statement on good government — Governance and Development (1992) — represents the most thoughtful official contribution to the debate from the aid donors. It does not discuss good government ...
  • WILL POLITICAL REFORM BRING ABOUT IMPROVED ECONOMIC MANAGEMENT IN SUB?SAHARAN AFRICA? 

    Healey, John; Ketley, Richard; Robinson, Mark (Institute of Development Studies, 01/01/1993)
    Summary Unmistakable signs of movement towards political liberalization and more accountable government in sub?Saharan Africa have given rise to expectations that these reforms will result in better economic performance. ...
  • GOVERNANCE AND THE FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTOR 

    Faber, Mike (Institute of Development Studies, 01/01/1993)
    Summary Mike Faber's article examines what is thought to constitute ‘good governance’ towards direct foreign investment (DFI). Draft guidelines being prepared by the Development Committee of the World Bank and IMF are ...
  • WILL POLITICAL CONDITIONALITY WORK? 

    Robinson, Mark (Institute of Development Studies, 01/01/1993)
    Summary The objectives of political conditionality, where aid is made conditional on political and administrative reform, are to promote democracy, improve human rights and to enhance administrative efficiency. This article ...
  • ACTION FOR BETTER GOVERNMENT: A ROLE FOR DONORS 

    Osborne, Denis (Institute of Development Studies, 01/01/1993)
    Summary This article describes calls for more participation and accountability to bring better government in countries receiving aid and suggests how donors could help. These calls are made because people are more educated, ...
  • PROFESSIONALISM AND AFRICAN ADMINISTRATION 

    Leonard, David K. (Institute of Development Studies, 01/01/1993)
    Summary The problems of poor performance by African civil services would be partially alleviated through an increase in professionalism, which would assure both higher standards and greater attention to collective goods ...