Blogs & Op-eds

“Are Impact Evaluations Enough? The Social Observatory Approach to Doing by Learning,” World Bank, Development Impact Blog, June 16, 2014 (

“Learning by Doing,” Indian Express, November 19, 2013 (

“How Can Participatory Development Be Improved, Devex, March 11, 2013

“Localizing Development: Our Journey,” World Bank Chief Economist Blog, November 2012 (

“The Past as a Foreign Country: Taking History Historians and History Seriously in Development,” World Bank Chief Economist Blog, March, 2012 (

With Foreign Aid Failure is Essential to Learning, Toronto Globe and Mail, January 23rd, 2012 (

“Deliberation and Poverty: Lessons from the Indian Experience,” Spotlight on Poverty , September 6, 2011 (