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Staff Biography

[Photo: Jean-Paul Faguet] Dr Jean-Paul FAGUET
EOPP Associate and Professor of the Political Economy of Development, Department of International Development

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Research Interests:
  • Closed-to-open-access transitions
  • The social and orgnaisation underpinnings of the Eastern European 'colour revolutions'
  • The political, economic and social determinants of civil violence
  • Is there 'social enterprise'?
  • Is there 'structural power'?
  • Endogenous institutional change
Selected Publications:
  • "Decentralization and Governance"(Ed.) Special issue of World Development (forthcoming)

  • Descentralizacion, Autonomia y la Reconfiguracion de la Democracia(with G X Bonifaz and M Zuazo), La Paz: Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (2012)

  • Governance from Below: Decentralization and popular democracy in BoliviaAnn Arbor: University of Michigan Press (2012)

STICERD/CASE Publications:
  • Decentralization of Health and Education in Developing Countries: A Quality-Adjusted Review of the Empirical Literature
    Anila Channa, Jean-Paul Faguet, July 2012
    Paper No' EOPP 038: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

    Jean-Paul Faguet, June 2011
    Paper No' EOPP 027: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Decentralization's Effects on Educational Outcomes in Bolivia and Colombia
    Jean-Paul Faguet, Fabio Sanchez, March 2006
    Paper No' DEDPS 47: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • GOVERNANCE FROM BELOW A Theory of Local Government With Two Empirical Tests
    Jean-Paul Faguet, August 2005
    Paper No' PEPP 12: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Why So Much Centralization? A Model of Primitive Centripetal Accumulation
    Jean-Paul Faguet, June 2004
    Paper No' DEDPS 43: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)