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August 6, 2018 2 By Duncan Green

Am I mansplaining? Handy guide from Kim Goodwin

Tips from DFID’s Chief Economist on how researchers can influence policy (podcast)

New Oxfam study of Pakistan’s World Bank Public Private Partnership (PPP) programme in education comes to pretty damning conclusions on exclusion, cherry picking best students, poor quality teaching and low teacher wages.

Analysis of four leading gender and politics journals found that less than 3% of articles were by writers in the Global South. Imagine what it would be for some other disciplines….

Love this McVities slogan in France – “It’s English, but it’s good!” ht Tom Moylan

10 of the best words in the world (that don’t translate into English). Errrm, translated by the Guardian

Britain must sometimes support ‘unsavoury regimes’, according to new UK Government (FCO) report states. This looks like an important official rethink on the failures of liberal interventionism.

And one thing I learned about Irene Guijt on last week’s Tanzania research trip with her. She is disturbingly obsessed with goat videos. Here’s why: