The Development Game likes Big Government09 Nov 2021 • 5 min read • 3 3I am not a fan of big government. It is important, I think, to clear this up early on in my notes. I have come to this position having started out in my early postgraduate years as one who initially s...
Soft Reasons Why Policy Interventions Fail or Never Get Going (Continued)02 Nov 2021 • 6 min read • 3 0I’d mentioned in my previous note that I would talk about vested interest and its delivery mechanism, in practical terms, as it interacts with policymaking. Here is one such narration. It is always mo...
Soft Reasons Why Policy Interventions Fail or Never Get Going26 Oct 2021 • 7 min read • 5 2In my experience, you would typically find the death of some policy intervention at the point of implementation, or inside a poorly conceptualised framework, or at the heart of a mismatch between the ...
Political Will19 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 4 4So, from time to time I will go off on a mini rant about some pet peeve of mine or other. This is one. Often, political will is hailed or blamed as a (or sometimes the) main deal maker or breaker in p...
Net Zero by 205012 Oct 2021 • 8 min read • 6 3In May this year, the IEA published “Net Zero by 2050: A Roadmap for the Global Energy Sector”. It is arguably the most comprehensive take on measures to embark upon in order achieve net zero emission...
Introduction05 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 6 7So, this is new. For me. I enjoy writing. I have spent the best part of the last generation writing research papers, masters and doctoral theses, advisory reports, academic journal articles, one book,...
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