Ms Clare Cummings

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Overview

Main areas of expertise include:

  • Political economy analysis of service delivery (water and sanitation, health, education)
  • Public sector and institutional reform
  • Urbanisation and local governance in developing and developed countries
  • Analysis of NGO and donor governance interventions

Currently, doctoral student interested in the politics of public goods and the power of ideas in causing political change.

PhD thesis title: ‘Against the odds: understanding why and how effective public sector reform happens in Nigeria’.

Education / academic qualifications

  • 2019 - Master in Science, TAX REFORM IN LAGOS STATE IDENTIFYING THE ROLE OF IDEAS, INSTITUTIONS AND INTERESTS IN POLITICAL CHANGE, The University of Manchester (2018 - 2019)
  • 2012 - Master in Science, Contesting the governance of slum resettlement, University of Amsterdam (2011 - 2012)