Discuss: This is just another case of multilateral cognitive dissonance, and the high priority placed by donors on good governance is rhetorical. … [Read more...] about Sabotaging reform?
If anything is clear in the development business, it is that attracting and retaining a qualified and motivated civil service is one of the hardest things to do. And the impact of not having such a work force is stunning if one believes the recent – and very illuminating and controversial – results from the paper by Tessa Bold and others on contract teachers in Kenya. Gabriel … [Read more...] about Randomizing civil service reform