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Ngaire Woods gave a speech to senior civil servants on the integrity and independence of the civil service (event in memory of Jeremy Heywood).
Thomas Elston, Associate Professor in Public Administration, and Ruth Dixon, Research Fellow at the School, have co-authored an article for JPART, Journal of Public Administration Research and
Emily Jones presented work for 30+ Bank of England officials at the Bank of England research seminar on ‘International banking standards and developing countries: a difficult relationship’, togethe
Noam Angrist co-authored 'Measuring human capital', a World Bank working paper which introduces a new data set measuring learning in 164 countries and territories to help tackle the emerging gap in
Jieun Baek, DPhil student and author of North Korea’s Hidden Revolution: How the Information Underground Is Transforming a Closed Society, discusses her book in an episode of the New Books
Eric Beinhocker gave a lecture titled 'The economy as a complex and evolving system' as part of UCL's Rethinking Capitalism series, which is available now on
Paul Collier hosted 80 people from 27 Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) at the School for first ever meeting on how DFIs can better address state fragility.
Paul Collier, Professor of Economics and Public Policy, presented the arguments from his latest book The Future of Capitalism: Facing The New Anxieties to an invited audience at the Houses
The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) has pledged increased support for Research on Improving Systems of Education (RISE) as part of the UK government’s larger programme to tackl