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List of Case Studies and Research Teams

  • Project from: 2007 to 2010

The case research focuses on countries which have historically involved the state as an active agent of development, as well as boast some growth spells and attempts at structural transformation.

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Country - Level Teams:

Botswana
  1. Gervase S. Maipose—Institutional Dynamics of Sustained Rapid Economic Growth with Limited Impact on Poverty Reduction
  2. Imogen Mogotsi—Wealth and Income Inequalities
  3. Keitseope Nthomang—Basic Social Services and Poverty Reduction in Botswana
  4. Dolly Ntseane—Welfare Regime, Social Protection and Poverty Reduction
  5. Onalenna Doo Selolwane—Organized Interest Groups, Development Strategies and Social Policies: A Review of Poverty Reduction and Policy Regimes in Botswana
  6. Happy Siphambe—Development Strategies and Poverty Reduction in Botswana

Brazil
  1. Marcus André Melo—The “Unsocial” Leviathan Interests, Institutions and Social Policy in Brazil
  2. Wilnês Henrique—Development Strategies and Poverty Reduction
  3. Marcio Pochmann—Unequal Distribution of Income and Wealth in Brazil
  4. Pedro Luiz Barros Silva and Norberto Dachs—Social Protection in Brazil: Access to Health Care, Education and Water and Sanitation (Sewage and Garbage Collection)
  5. Brasilio Sallum Jr.—The Evolution of Brazilian State Capacity since 1930
  6. Sônia Miriam Draibe—Brazil: Welfare Regime, Social Protection and Poverty Reduction

Costa Rica
  1. Diego Sánchez-Ancochea—Costa Rica’s Development since 1950: Between Success and Contradictions in a Small Economy
  2. Alberto Cortes and Andrés León—Costa Rica: Social Conflict and Distribution, 1950–2005
  3. Juliana Martínez Franzoni—Costa Rican Social Protection: The Accomplishments and Strains of a Showcase
  4. Isabel Román Vega—The Evolution of Inequality and Poverty over Thirty Years: From Success to Uncertainty, 1950–1980
  5. Juan Diego Trejos—Basic Social Services: Achievements and Bottlenecks since 1950
  6. Jorge Vargas Cullell—Public Institutional Infrastructure and Social Redistribution in Costa Rica

India
  1. Vivek Chibber—Organized Interests, Development Strategies and Social Policies
  2. Atul Kohli—State and Redistributive Development in India
  3. P.S. Vijay Shankar and Mihir Shah—Rethinking Reforms: A New Vision for the Social Sector in India
  4. Rayaprolu Nagaraj—Development Strategies and Poverty Reduction: Indian Experience
  5. Gita Sen and Durgam Rajasekhar—Social Protection in India: Policies, Experiences, Challenges
  6. M.H. Suryanarayana—Economic Development and Inequalities

Kenya
  1. Rosemary Atieno—Organised Interests, Development Strategies and Social Policies
  2. Mohamud A. Jama—Poverty Reduction and Policy Regimes: The Case of Kenya
  3. Winnie V. Mitullah—Poverty and Social Service Provision in Kenya: Balancing Public and Private Provision
  4. Adams Oloo—Developmental State Capacity and Institutional Reform: The Case of Kenya
  5. Joseph Onjala—Wealth and Income Inequalities in Kenya: Causes, Dimensions, Dynamics and Poverty
  6. Chweha Ludeki—Welfare Regime, Social Protection and Poverty Reduction

Malaysia
  1. Khoo Boo Teik—Development Strategies and Poverty Reduction
  2. Francis Loh Kok Wah—Organized Groups, Development Strategies and Social Policies
  3. Abdul Rahman Embong—Developmental State Capacity and Institutional Reform in Malaysia
  4. Saidatulakmal Mohd—Welfare Regime, Social Protection and Poverty Reduction
  5. Khoo Khay Jin—Poverty and Inequality
  6. Halim Salleh—Welfare Regime, Social Services and Poverty Reduction

South Africa
  1. Jeremy Seekings and Nicoli Nattrass—Why Don’t the Poor Get More? The State and Poverty in Post-Apartheid South Africa (book)

Taiwan Province of China
  1. Yeun-wen Ku—Development Strategies and Poverty Reduction
  2. Yeun-wen Ku and Yu Fan Chang—Wealth and Income Inequalities
  3. Jen-Der Lue—Welfare Regime, Social Protection and Poverty Reduction
  4. Ling Ping Chen—Organized Interests, Development Strategies and Social Policies
  5. Chung-Hsien Huang—Developmental State Capacity and Institutional Reform
  6. Jun-Rong Chen—Welfare Regime, Social Services and Poverty Reduction