Reading Development

Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo

Developing risk or resilience? Effects of slum upgrading on the social contract and social cohesion

In Kibera, an informal settlement in Nairobi, Kenya, major development efforts are underway – namely, the Kenya Slum Upgrading Programme (Kibera Pilot), the Nairobi Railway Relocation Action Plan, and the … Continue reading

Thursday, 27 April 2017 · Leave a comment

Taxation, livelihoods, governance: evidence from Nepal

Tax has become an important part of the global agenda around poverty reduction: well-functioning domestic tax systems are now championed as a means towards sustained economic growth and national self-sufficiency. … Continue reading

Friday, 13 May 2016 · Leave a comment

The Future of social contracts

Jorge Carrillo –  The notion of social contracts (or social compact) has re-entered the development discourse in the context of extending the politics of poverty reduction and social protection to … Continue reading

Sunday, 21 October 2012 · Leave a comment