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Name
Prof. Peter Blunt
Qualifications
Masters (including MRes, MBA, MPA), University of Bath
Current or most recent Employer

Adjunct Professor

Adam Smith Intertiol
Time in Post - 1

Organisation Type: Consultant/Self-employed

Regional Expertise

Iraq, Lebanon, Oman,

Disciplinary or professional background

Business, Civil service, Development Studies, Government, Policy/political advocacy (including human rights), Social/Public Policy

Contact Info

peter.blunt@adfa.edu.au

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School of Business University of New South Wales (Canberra)
Public Profiles

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Peter_Blunt/stats

Current Areas of Policy Interest

Poverty or deprivation reduction ( 25 years )

Governance (Local Governance and Decentralization) ( 30 years )

Public Policy ( 25 years )

Engagement

Academic publications
1. Blunt, P. (with F. Mamundzay, & M. sary) (2017). The Long and the Short of Policy Pantomime in Afghanistan. Progress in Development Studies, 17(1), pp. 67-88. 2. Blunt, P. (with S. Khamoosh) (2016). Vexatious Voice: The Politics of Downward Accountability and Subtiol Governce Reform in Afghanistan. Progress in Development Studies, 16(1), 81-100. Shortlisted for best article of the year 2016 - Prize Winning Papers in honour of Robert Potter. 3. Blunt, P. (with Ganbaatar Sainkhuu) (2015b). Serendipity and Stealth, Resistance and Retribution: Policy Development in the Mongolian Mining Sector. Progress in Development Studies, 15(4), 371-385. 4. Blunt, P. (with F. Mamundzay, N. Yama, & H. Afghan) (2015a). Policy Paradigms, Subtiol Governce, and the State Sovereignty Gap in Afghanistan. Progress in Development Studies, 15(3), 270-285. Shortlisted for best article of the year 2015 - Prize Winning Papers in honour of Robert Potter. 5. Blunt, P. (2014). Whose Resources are they anyway? Community Development Agreements in the Mongolian Mining Sector. Progress in Development Studies, 14(4), 383-399. 6. Blunt, P. (with M. Turner & H. Lindroth) (2013). Morton’s Fork: ‘Democracy’ versus Neopatrimonialism in Developing Countries. Intertiol Jourl of Public Administration, 36(1), 45-62. 7. Blunt, P. (2012d). Toxic Technical Assistance in Conditions of State Fragility: Field Notes from Iraq. Progress in Development Studies, 12(4), 337-352. 8. Blunt, P. (with H. Lindroth) (2012c). Development’s Denial of Social Justice. Intertiol Jourl of Public Administration, 35(7), 471-481. 9. Blunt, P. (with M. Turner & H. Lindroth) (2012b). Patroge, Service Delivery and Social Justice in Indonesia. Intertiol Jourl of Public Administration, 35(3), 214-220. 27 citations. 10. Blunt, P. (with M. Turner & H. Lindroth) (2012a). Patroge’s Progress in Post-Soeharto Indonesia. Public Administration and Development, 32(1), 64-81. 41 citations. 11. Blunt, P. (with M. Turner & J. Hertz) (2011). The Meaning of Development Assistance. Public Administration and Development, 31 (3), 172-187. 29 citations. 12. Blunt, P. (2009). The Political Economy of Accountability in Timor-Leste: Implications for Public Policy. Public Administration and Development, 29 (2), 89-100. 22 citations. 13. Blunt, P. (with M. Turner) (2007). Decentralisation, Deconcentration and Poverty Reduction in the Asia Pacific. In S. Cheema & D. Rondinelli (Eds.), Decentralized Governce: Emerging Concepts and Practices. Brookings Institution Press and the Ash Institute for Democratic Governce and Innovation, John F.K. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, pp. 115-130. 19 citations.

Consultancy Reports
1. Blunt, P. (with others) (2016). UNDP (Nepal) Country Programme Outcome Evaluation (Outcomes 5 & 6). UNDP, Kathmandu, mimeo, pp. 102. 2. Blunt, P. (2016). United tions Population Fund Papua New Guinea Project Document: Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) of Papua New Guinea. UNFPA, Port Moresby, mimeo, pp. 43. 3. Blunt, P. (2014). Enhancing IDLG’s Contributions to tiol and Subtiol Governce: Ratiole, Strategic Opportunities, and Reform Proposals. IDLG Strategic Review – Discussion Paper, September, Kabul, pp. 44. 4. Blunt P. (2013). Rural Mongolia’s Early Experience with Local Development Fund Utilisation under the Integrated Budget Law: Findings and Recommendations. SDC/GDP Discussion Paper 1/2013, Ulaanbaatar, pp. 16. 5. Blunt, P. (January 2012). Decentralization Support Facility Fil Report. Jakarta: World Bank/DSF, pp. 104. 6. Blunt, P. (July 2011). Decentralization Support Facility Annual Report 2011. Jakarta: World Bank/DSF, pp. 76. 7. Blunt, P. (July 2010). Decentralization Support Facility Annual Report 2010. Jakarta: World Bank/DSF, pp. 89. 8. Blunt, P. (July 2009). Decentralization Support Facility Annual Report 2009. Jakarta: World Bank/DSF, pp. 65. 9. Blunt, P. (July 2008). The Political Economy of Accountability in Timor-Leste. Dili: AusAID, pp. 47. 10. Blunt, P. (March 2008). Timor-Leste Public Sector Capacity Development Program: Annual Plan 2008/9. Dili: GRM Intertiol, pp. 115. 11. Blunt, P. (October 2006c). Timor-Leste Public Sector Capacity Development Program: Annual Plan 2006/7. Dili: GRM Intertiol, pp. 82. 12. Blunt, P. (May 2006b). Commune Council Development Project – Project Report: April 2006 Quarterly Report. Phnom Penh: pp. 39. 13. Blunt, P. (December 2005f). Support to Policy Development and Implementation in the Government of Lebanon: A Review of UNDP Modalities. Beirut: UNDP, pp. 40. 14. Blunt, P. (with M. Turner) (November 2005e). Capacity Building for Improved Development Coordition and Effectiveness in Maldives: Organisatiol Design and Staffing Proposals. Male: UNDP, pp. 56.