David Hall-Matthews is the managing director of Publish What You Fund, a global campaign for aid transparency and information. He was previously a senior lecturer (associate professor) in international development at the University of Leeds. His research focused on different aspects of governance and accountability, including food security, democracy, corruption, colonial administration and the global political economy of development. David has taught at the London School of Economics, SOAS and Oxford University, and worked as a research fellow at the Centre for the Study of Administration of Relief, New Delhi.
Today marks the release of the annual Aid Transparency Index. Who did well? Who’s failing? And what does the data tell us? An exclusive guest opinion by Publish What You Fund Managing Director David Hall-Matthews.
The G-8 has a historic opportunity at next week’s Summit to prove its commitment to development by delivering on their aid promises and getting all its members to join the Open Government Partnership, two leading advocates for aid transparency write in this exclusive opinion for Devex.
The U.N. high-level panel crafting the post-2015 development agenda calls for better statistics on aid. This process should start with more information on development assistance, David Hall-Matthews, Director of Publish What You Fund, writes in an exclusive opinion for Devex.