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Anuradha Joshi

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Dr Anuradha Joshi is a social scientist with a focus on policy processes and extensive experience in institutional analysis of development. She has worked on issues related to poverty, low-income housing, public services and environmental policy.

Her current research interests focus on collective action, social accountability and service delivery – mobilising ‘demand’ in basic services and in the scaling-up of innovative service delivery approaches. She is also interested in taxation of the informal sector. She has experience of consulting for bilateral and multilateral agencies in development and managing large, multi-country research projects and has travelled and researched in India, Indonesia, Nepal, Vietnam and Ghana.

Dr Joshi is a member of the International Experts Panel of the Independent Report Mechanism, which is the accountability arm of the Open Government Partnership.

Languages: Hindi, Marathi (fluent), Bengali, Spanish (basic)

Anuradha Joshi’s recent work

Publication

Legal Empowerment and Social Accountability: Complementary Strategies Toward Rights-based Development in Health?

Published by Elsevier

Citizen-based accountability strategies to improve the lives of the poor and marginalized groups are increasingly being used in efforts to improve basic public services. The latest thinking suggests that broader, multi-pronged, multi-level, strategic approaches that may overcome the limitations of narrow, localized successes, hold more promise.

1 November 2017