Publication: From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green

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This Sunday, Brazilians decide between two progressive women presidents. How do they compare?

Oxfam’s  country director, Simon Ticehurst (right), fills in the background ahead of this weekend’s election Some colleagues asked me this week, what is going to happen in the elections and who should I vote for? First up, prediction is not my forte. ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - 6 hours ago]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

What are the pros and cons of positive, negative and global (i.e. post North-South) campaigns?

Oxfam’s launching a big global campaign on inequality in October and as always, there are some fascinating internal meta-discussions about the pros and cons of different kinds of campaigns. A few years ago, we launched ‘ Grow ’, an attempt to run ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Why I love the UN, aka the battle between policy space and trade/investment agreements

Being a fan of the UN is always a bit of a mixed blessing. Various bits (UNDP, UNICEF, UN Women and many more) churn out some really useful research. For many years, they provided the sole islands of sanity resisting the market fundamentalism of the ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

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My favourite image from the global climate protests around last week’s UN meeting: Australian Campaigners Salute the Government’s Climate Change Strategy [h/t Jim Harris] According to Pope Francis, ‘the corrupt should be tied to a rock and thrown ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

After New York, how should climate change campaigners approach Paris? (aka Naomi Klein vs the New Climate Economy)

Oxfam head of policy for food and climate change Tim Gore reflects on what happens next after the euphoria of New York (and asks you to vote, right) First, the good news. After the Copenhagen hangover, the international climate change movement is back. ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Measuring academic impact: discussion with my new colleagues at the LSE (joining in January, but not leaving Oxfam)

From the New Year, the London School of Economics International Development Department has roped me in to doing a few hours a week as a ‘Professor Potential role model? in Practice’ (PiP), in an effort to establish better links between its massive ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

So you’ve written the research report: what else do you need to do to ensure people actually read it?

Remember the old days when you wrote a report, published it (perhaps with some kind of executive summary), did a couple of seminars and then declared victory and moved on? Social media have changed that game almost beyond recognition: to maximize ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

How Change Happens: Great new case studies + analysis on ‘Politically Smart, Locally Led Development’

The research star of the show at last week’s Thinking and Working Politically event was a great new ODI paper from David Booth and Sue Unsworth. Politically smart, locally led development seeks to identify the secret sauce behind 7 large and successful ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Thinking and Working Politically update: where have aid agencies, consultants etc got to?

Spent an engrossing couple of days last week at a ‘ Thinking and Working Politically ’ (TWP) seminar, organized by a group of donors, thinktanks and consultants (sorry, Chatham House Rules , so that’s as much as I can say about them). Their common ground ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

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Your weekly excuse to delay reading your Monday morning emails, drawn from last week’s @fp2p tweets Let’s start with Scotland (obvs) Nobody can accuse CNN of not giving it 110% [h/t @DanaHoule ]   Hilarious and deeply odd. Taiwanese animated ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Gallup’s global Well-Being Index. Great data, shame about the (lack of) analysis.

Gallup has just published its Global Well-Being Index , based on a survey of 134,000 adults in 135 countries – i.e. a big exercise. The methodology is rigorous, presided over by Angus Deaton, who also contributes a glowing foreword. The index includes ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

The future of DFID, partnerships, aid and INGOs, c/o Alex Evans

Alex Evans always gives good bullet point. A former SPAD (special adviser) to DFID, turned academic/consultant at the Center for International Cooperation, last week he gave some NGOs a whirlwind tour of his big picture thinking on development, ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Sep 18 2014]

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This Sunday, Brazilians decide between two prog... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - 6 hours ago]
What are the pros and cons of positive, negativ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Oct 01 2014]
Why I love the UN, aka the battle between polic... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Sep 30 2014]
Links I liked [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Sep 29 2014]
After New York, how should climate change campa... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Sep 26 2014]
Measuring academic impact: discussion with my n... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Sep 26 2014]
So you’ve written the research report: what els... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Sep 25 2014]
How Change Happens: Great new case studies + an... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Sep 24 2014]
Thinking and Working Politically update: where ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Sep 23 2014]
Links I liked [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Sep 22 2014]
Gallup’s global Well-Being Index. Great data, s... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Sep 19 2014]
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Why is economic orthodoxy so resistant to chang... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Sep 17 2014]
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This Sunday, Brazilians decide between two prog... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - 6 hours ago]
Oxfam’s  country director, Simon Ticehurst (right), fills in the background ahead of this weekend’s election Some colleagues asked me this week, what is going to happen in the elections and who should I vote for? First up, prediction is not my forte. ...
What are the pros and cons of positive, negativ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Oct 01 2014]
Oxfam’s launching a big global campaign on inequality in October and as always, there are some fascinating internal meta-discussions about the pros and cons of different kinds of campaigns. A few years ago, we launched ‘ Grow ’, an attempt to run ...
Why I love the UN, aka the battle between polic... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Sep 30 2014]
Being a fan of the UN is always a bit of a mixed blessing. Various bits (UNDP, UNICEF, UN Women and many more) churn out some really useful research. For many years, they provided the sole islands of sanity resisting the market fundamentalism of the ...
Links I liked [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Sep 29 2014]
My favourite image from the global climate protests around last week’s UN meeting: Australian Campaigners Salute the Government’s Climate Change Strategy [h/t Jim Harris] According to Pope Francis, ‘the corrupt should be tied to a rock and thrown ...
After New York, how should climate change campa... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Sep 26 2014]
Oxfam head of policy for food and climate change Tim Gore reflects on what happens next after the euphoria of New York (and asks you to vote, right) First, the good news. After the Copenhagen hangover, the international climate change movement is back. ...
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