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    Duncan Green / Owen Barder – Can aid agencies help systems fix themselves? The implications of complexity for development cooperation

Duncan Green / Owen Barder – Can aid agencies help systems fix themselves? The implications of complexity for development cooperation

LSE Professor in Practice Duncan Green asks Owen Barder, senior fellow at the Center for Global Development and Visiting Professor in Practice, to expand on a lecture delivered to our Masters students in February about complexity and development. [Originally posted on fp2p.] Owen Barder gave a brilliant lecture on complexity and development to my LSE students earlier this year. (View […]

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    Duncan Green: How do you keep 100 students awake on a Friday afternoon?

Duncan Green: How do you keep 100 students awake on a Friday afternoon?

There’s a character in a Moliere play who is surprised and delighted to learn that he has been speaking prose all his life without knowing it. I thought of him a couple of weeks into my new post as a Professor in Practice in LSE’s International Development Department, when I realized I had been using ‘iterative adaptation’ to work out how best […]

Duncan Green’s reflections on joining the Department as a Professor in Practice

Dr Duncan Green, strategic adviser for Oxfam GB and author of ‘From Poverty to Power’, will be joining the Department of International Development in January 2015 as a ‘Professor in Practice’.

Read his thoughts on his new role, (and his first impressions of the department) on his Oxfam blog: ‘Measuring academic impact: discussion with my new colleagues at the LSE’.