Research projects

Find out about some of the ongoing research projects at the School. These may be core funded or externally funded, and range from extensive, long term collaborations requiring fieldwork and data analysis to more informal areas of interest that are being explored.

Research Projects

A research project on integrity within public institutions
Analysing the impacts of new global financial standards on low income countries
How can governments best try to cut costs without damaging front-line services?
Innovative projects that aim to empower scientific educators to improve teaching impacts
The causal effect of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on the achievements of Palestinian high school students in their final exams
In developing and negotiating new arrangements to govern trade with developing countries, the UK has an opportunity to make some significant improvements to ensure that UK trade better supports development.
Can monitoring teacher performance improve student learning outcomes?
Reshaping the policy agenda on industrialisation, synthesizing existing knowledge on the topic and spelling out its policy implications for low-income countries, especially in Africa
Understanding the nature and scale of latest reforms in public administration


Past research projects

Synthesising lessons learned from country case examples
Incentivising hospitals to deliver efficient, high quality services
Examining the battle between pathogen and host in HIV patients
New empirical evidence for understanding democracy at the global scale
How demographic trends within states influence global dynamics
How trust, responsibility and remuneration interact in the banking world
Building an ethical understanding of the impacts of applying new military technologies
Supporting better decision-making in technological investments
Seeking to provide a novel basis for economic forecasting and risk analysis
Determining the causes and the consequences of limited access, equity and affordability of health care in resource-poor Asian systems