Selected publications

Public Policy Papers

Gulrajani, N. and Swiss, L.  (2017) Why do countries become donors? Assessing the drivers and implications of donor proliferation.  ODI Working Paper.  London

Gulrajani, N. and Honig, D.  (2016)  Reforming donors in fragile states: Using public management more strategically.  ODI Working Paper.  London.

Gulrajani, N. (2015)  Bilateral versus multilateral aid channels: Strategic choices for donors.  ODI Working Paper.  London

Gulrajani, N. (2015)  “Bilateral Donors in a ‘Beyond Aid’ Agenda: The Importance of Institutional Autonomy for Donor EffectivenessGlobal Economic Governance Working Paper. 2015/106

Gulrajani, N. (with M. Gavas and T. Hart) (2015)  Designing the Development Agency of the Future.  Overseas Development Institute.

Gulrajani, N.  (2014)  Written Evidence of the UK’s Select Committe on International Development Inquiry into Future UK Approaches to Foreign Aid.  House of Commons Select Committee Publications.

Gulrajani, N. (with A. Brain, and J. Mitchell) (2014)  Enterprise Challenge Funds Topic Guide.  EPS PEAKS, London UK

Gulrajani, N. (2013) The challenge fund aid modality: Assessing the potential for tackling gender challenges in development.  United Nations University-World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER). 2013/43.

N. Gulrajani, (2013) An Analytical Framework for Improving Aid Effectiveness Policies. GEG Working Paper 2013/87.

Gulrajani, N. (2010) Challenging Global Accountability: The Intersection of Contracts and Culture in the World Bank Global Economic Governance Working Paper No. 2010/56.

Gulrajani, N. (2010) Re-imagining Canadian development cooperation: A comparative examination of Norway and the UK. Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation Working Paper.

Gulrajani, N. (2009) The future of development management: Examining possibilities and potential. London School of Economics DESTIN Working Paper. No. 99

Gulrajani, N. (2007) “Rejuvenating the Canadian International Development Agency: Searching for Strategic Focus.” Analytical Working Paper Series. Canadian Ministry of Finance, International Trade and Finance Division.

Gulrajani, N. (2007) “Models of Evaluation in International Development.”  Analytical Working Paper Series. Canadian Ministry of Finance, International Trade and Finance Division.

Peer-reviewed journal articles

Honig, D. and Gulrajani, N (2017)  “Making good on donors ’ desire to Do Development Differently.:  Third World Quarterly  p. 1-17.  [Journal]  [Article]

Gulrajani, N. (2017) “Bilateral Donors and the Age of the National Interset: What Prospects for Challenge by Development Agencies?”  World Development.  96: p. 375-389.  [Journal]  [Article]

Gulrajani, N. (2015) “Dilemmas in Donor Design: Organisational Reform and the Future of Foreign Aid Agencies.”  Public Administration and Development 35(2): 152-164. [Journal]

Gulrajani, N. (2014) “Organising for Donor Effectiveness: An Analytical Framework for Aid Effectiveness” Development Policy Review 32(1): 89-112.  [Journal]

Gulrajani, N. and K. Moloney (2012) “Globalizing Public Administration:  Today’s Research and Tomorrow’s Agenda”  Public Administration Review. 72(1): 78-86. [Journal] [Article]

Gulrajani, N. (2011) “Transcending the Great Foreign Aid Debate: Managerialism, radicalism and the search for aid effectiveness“ Third World Quarterly. 32(3): 199-216 [Journal] [Article]

Gulrajani, N. (2010) “New vistas for development management: Examining radical-reformist possibilities and potential” Public Administration and Development. 30(2): 136-148. [Journal] [Article]

Gulrajani, N., S. Mulley and N. Woods (2006) “Who needs more cooperation?  The United Nations and Development Assistance” Journal of International Law and International Relations. [Journal]  [Article]

Book chapters

Gulrajani, N. (2012) “Improving Canada’s performance as a bilateral donor: Assessing the past and building for the future” in Brown, S. ed. Struggling for Effectiveness: CIDA and Canadian Foreign Aid.  McGill-Queen’s University Press. [Website]

Gulrajani, N. (2012) “Executive Politics, Governance and International Development” in Lodge, M. and K. Wegrich, eds. Executive Politics and Governance. Palgrave. [Website]

Gulrajani, N. (2007) “Aiding Good Governance? An Examination of Canadian Bilateral Assistance to Vietnam” in Woods, N. and Welsh, J. (eds.) Exporting Good Governance: Temptations and Challenges in Canada’s Aid Program. Wilfred Laurier University Press.  [Website]  [Pre-publication version]

Gulrajani, N. (2006) “The Art of Fine Balances: The Challenge of Institutionalizing the Comprehensive Development Framework Inside the World Bank” in Wright, C. and Stone, C. (eds.) The World Bank and Governance: A Decade of Reform and Reaction. Routledge. [Website] [Pre-publication version]