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  • Praktikplats hos EBA vårterminen 2017

    Vad innebär praktiken? Är du en samhällsvetare med intresse för utvecklingsfrågor och vill påverka Sveriges biståndspolitik då har du nu möjlighet att få göra praktik på kansliet till Expertgruppen för […]

  • Ends and Means: results in development management

    International development cooperation has always been concerned with results. Whether there is an increased attention to results in recent years can be questioned, for those with good memory there has […]

  • Global Visions and Local Practices – DevRes 2016

    Stockholms universitet, Sida och Vetenskapsrådet ordnade konferensen ”Global visions and local practices – Development research in a Post 2015 World” den 22- 24 augusti 2016 på Stockholms universitet. Konferensen samlade […]

  • Är PGU omöjligt eller mer aktuellt än någonsin?

    År 2003 beslutade riksdagen om Sveriges Politik för global utveckling (PGU). I höst kommer PGU åter vara på agendan i riksdagen och denna gång kopplat till regeringens senaste avrapportering om […]

  • Aid and the private sector, JDI ≠ PPP ≠ PSD

    The importance of the private sector for economic development is undisputable. Private actors – whether we talk about firms or other organisations – are an essential part of the web […]

  • Support to PFM-reforms abroad starts at home

    Most would agree that prudent and effective Public Finance Management (PFM) is essential in low- and middle income countries. Well-functioning institutions are key to economic growth and development and are […]

  • Concentration difficulties? It´s politics, stupid!

    Sweden has repeatedly been criticized for spreading its bilateral Official Development Assistance (ODA) thinly. For example, the OECD’s recent peer review of Sweden’s development assistance  concluded that “In the absence […]

  • Inequalities challenge health progress

    What would it take to reach a ”grand convergence” in global health by 2035? What actions are necessary in order to reduce mortality in low- and lower middle-income countries to […]

  • EBA and its “double independence”

    How does EBA pursue its work on a daily basis? Well, we first try to find the most important questions to study, and then decide on who should get the […]

  • Welcome to a new committee!

    The Expert Group for Aid Studies (EBA) was set up by the Swedish government in 2013. The Terms of Reference announce that we “will continuously evaluate and analyse Sweden’s international development […]