Gulrajani, N. (2015)  Britain has a new aid strategy. But has it got its priorities right? The Guardian.  December 3.

Gulrajani, N. (2013). Global evidence suggests merging CIDA and DFAIT will be a mistake. Toronto Star. March 28, 2013

Gulrajani, N. (2010) Ringfencing aid may do more harm than good. The Guardian. October 24.

Gulrajani,N. (2010) Poverty Reduction vs. Pork Barrel Politics. The Mark. October 1.

Gulrajani, N. (2009) How politicization has been silently killing the Canadian International Development Agency’s effectiveness. The Globe and Mail.  June 8.


Gulrajani, N.  (2020)  ‘Development Diplomacy: A match of unequals’ Overseas Development Institute Blog.

Gulrajani, N. (2020) ‘How COVID-19 can change incentives for development co-operation.’ OECD Development Matters blog. 

Gulrajani, N.  (2019) Tackling aid populism: Reflections on Canada and beyond. Overseas Development Institute Blog.

Gulrajani, N.  (2019) ‘Moving beyond the North-South impasse in global development’  Overseas Development Institute Blog.

Gulrajani, N. (2018) ‘China’s new development agency: a chance of success but need for stewardship.’ Overseas Development Institute Blog.

Gulrajani, N. (2017) The rise of new foreign aid donors: why does it matter?.  Dev Policy Blog.  August 4.

Gulrajani, N. and Greenhill, R. (2017) ‘Strengthening bilateral finance for multilateralism: Considerations for the United Nations system’ Financing the UN Development System.  Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation.

Gulrajani, N.  (2017) ‘The Impact of India’s Sudden Ban on High Value Bank Notes: The Motivation Behind the Move’  Overseas Development Institute Blog.

Gulrajani, N. (2010) The Ghost in the Aid Machine: Moving Beyond Managerialism. The Broker Magazine.

Gulrajani, N. (2010) The Great Aid Debate: From radicals to reformers to radical-reformers. Critical Investigations into Humanitarianism in Africa Blogspot. August 5.

Gulrajani, N. (2004) Science or pseudo-science?  Re-examining aid evaluation at the World Bank.  The Lancet. 364(9448): 1852-1853.

Video Interviews, Podcasts and Oral Testimony

The DFID-FCO Merger.  Devex Expert Q&A.  (45 minutes) July 6, 2020.

Development Unplugged: Aid, Trade, Diplomacy and Security. Canadian Council for International Cooperation Podcast.  February 10, 2020

Expert witness.  UK Parliamentary Committed on International Development Inquiry into the Definition and Administration of ODA  January 16, 2018.

Dhar, P. (2012)  India ‘peanuts’ snub may change future of aid policy.  Interview and video blog with Firstpost.  February 19, 2012.

Gest, J. The state of development in Haiti following the earthquakeInterview and video with London School of Economics Department of Government.  February 2, 2010.

Sparks, A.  (2010) Ringfencing of development aid.    Interview and video with London School of Economics Department of Government.  November 3, 2010.

Media interviews

Worley, W.  (2020)  UK’s reputation could be ‘damaged beyond repair’ by DFID merger.  Devex. July 16.

Worley, W. (2020)  Is this a DFID merger or an FCO takeover?  These are the signs to look for.  Devex.  June 24.

McVeigh, K. (2020)  DFID merger: Experts warn of brain drain and damage to UK’s global standing.  Guardian.  June 25.

Powell-Young, A. (2019)  What happens when an aid department is folded?  Devex.  December 19.

Accettura, M. (2019) Meno Altruisti Degli Atri.  La Repubblica (Venerdi). May 13.

Igoe, M. (2019) With nationalism on the rise are aid donors becoming more selfish? Devex. March 28.

Taylor, L.  (2019) Poor lose out as rich countries link aid to trade: think tank.  Thomson Reuters.  March 26.

Bolle, Tor Aksel (2019) Britisk rapport: Mer egeninteresse i internasjonal bistand. Bistandsaktuelt. March 23.

Beaumont, P. (2019) Priti Patel’s brazen anti-aid agenda is ultimately all about Brexit. Guardian.  March 18.

Edwards, S. (2018) Theresa May in Africa: The key development issues.  Devex.  September 4.

Gullard, A. (2018) Trade for aid? UK development must serve the ‘national interest,’ says May. Daily Telegraph.  August 29.

Anders, M. (2018) UK aid brand at risk from cross-government funds, says IDC report.  Devex. June 5.

Speed, J., Ronning, A. and Zachirsen, G. (2018) Stortingskritikk av bistandsreformen. Bistandsaktuelt. May 5.

Sharma, Y.  (2014) Aid mergers in Australia and Canada could hit poor regions, experts warn.  Interview with SciDev for The Guardian.  May 8.

Morals, J. (2014)  The tug of war over CIDA reform.  Devex. June 20.

Media citations of work

Nair, A.  (2020) Government Aid Post-Pandemic.  Diplomatic Courier.  May 19.

Alonso, J. (2020) Evaluando la calidad de la cooperacion espanola.  El Pais.  February 26.

Broom, D. (2019) These countries give the most aid-and are the most principled about it. World Economic Forum.  April 4.

Fanjul, G. (2019) El futuro de la ayuda espanola, en campana.  El Pais. April 12.