Are we in India condemned to poor public services forever?

People who care about something will be able to specify their preferences to an extremely precise degree and get exactly what they want. For others, actually setting those preferences or defining what they want may take more attention than they care to devote to the task. So the design challenge of the future will be …

Advertisements

Competing approaches to social accountability

My latest┬áMint┬ácolumn is up - this one is on understanding Social Accountability, looking at a couple of approaches and the assumptions that underlie them. The point about a mix of hypotheses, or theories of change, is an important one for me - they aren't entirely different, but are distinct enough for practitioners to ensure that …