Vietnam

Experimenting with innovation and accelerating development in Vietnam. In conversation with UNDP’s Ida Uusikylä

Vietnam is one of 60 countries where UNDP has established Accelerator Labs. The aim is to instil innovation principles and approaches into the work of the projects that UNDP implements and into the way UNDP works. At the end of January, I went to Helsinki to participate in a two-day workshop on sensemaking and innovation […]

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Assessment of the delivery of the Vietnam development report 2010 : modern institutions and its impact on policy debates around institutional reforms in Vietnam – final report

Download the report at the World Bank website: http://bit.ly/LNOJZ1 The Vietnam Development Reports (VDR) is a series of reports, which have been published by the World Bank resident mission since 2002, and focus on key development issues for Vietnam. The VDRs aim at tapping into existing knowledge, achieving an \’upstream harmonization\’ so that donors can engage with

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Assessing the policy influence of research: a case study of governance research in Viet Nam

Download to the Backgrund Note at ODI: http://bit.ly/LNLHE0 As development processes become ever more complex, there is a growing demand for knowledge products that provide the necessary information to implement evidence-based policy change. However, the practice of monitoring the impact of knowledge products, often produced by international donors, is relatively new. This Background Note describes a case study of one attempt to

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Book chapter on governance innovations in Asia.

The book by Ari-Veikko Anttiroiko, Stephen J. Bailey, Pekka Valkama, Innovative Trends in Public Governance in Asia, has just been published by IOS Press. I have written, with three colleagues from Evidence Based Policy in Development Network (ebpdn) from Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines, one of the chapters (See book website) Governance Reforms in Three Southeast Asian

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