Dan Banik

Professor and Director of the Oslo SDG Initiative
Bilde av Dan Banik
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Brukernavn
Besøksadresse Sognsveien 68 0855 Oslo
Postadresse Boks 1116 Blindern 0317 Oslo

Previous employment

  • Consulting Scholar, Stanford University, Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (2014-2017)
  • Adjunct Professor, College of Humanities and Development Studies, China Agricultural University, Beijing (2012- 2017)
  • Associate Professor, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), University of Oslo (2005-2014)
  • Visiting Associate Professor, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Center on Democracy, Development and Rule of Law, Stanford University (2013-2014)
  • Visiting Scholar, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Center on Democracy, Development and Rule of Law, Stanford University (2010-2011)
  • Fulbright Scholar, Stanford Centre on Poverty and Inequality, Stanford University (2010-2011)
  • Head of Reference Group, Norwegian-Finnish Trust Fund in the World Bank for Environmentally and Socially Sustainable Development (TFESSD), Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2008-2010)
  • Visiting Research Fellow, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Washington DC (2006)

Courses taught

Emneord: Fattigdom, Mat, Rettigheter, Asia, Afrika, Bistand, Kina

Publikasjoner

Books:

Selected articles (last 10 years):

  • "Global Goals and the National Interest: Political Enthusiasm for Sustainable Development in China", in Sanjeev Chaddha (ed.), UN's Sustainable Development Goals: Panacea for Inclusive Development, New Delhi: Deep and Deep Publishers (forthcoming 2019).
  • "The 2030 Agenda and the SDGs: Integrating Development and Environment in Practice", The Calcutta Journal of Political Studies (forthcoming 2019)
  • "Business and Morals: Corporate Strategies for Sustainable Development in China" (with Ka Lin), Business and Politics (2019) (open access)
  • "The Politics of Hunger: Food Policy in Malawi" (with Michael Chasukwa), Food Ethics 3(4) (2019)
  • "Food Security in a Sustainable Development Era", Food Ethics 3(4) (2019) (open access)
  • "Bypassing Government: Aid Effectiveness and Malawi's Local Development Fund" (with Michael Chasukwa), Politics and Governance 7(2): 103–116 (2019) (open access)
  • "Transforming Research, Teaching and Learning of Public Administration for Improved Governance and Management: The Norhed experience in Malawi", (with Happy Kayuni, Bonface Dulani and Kaja Elise Gresko) chapter 21 in T. Halvorsen, K. S. Orgeret & R. Krøvel (eds.), Sharing Knowledge, Transforming Societies The Norhed Programme 2013–2020, Cape Town: African Minds (2019) (open access)
  • "The Perils of Megaphone Diplomacy: Malawian--Mozambican Relations Following the Shire-Zambezi Waterway Project", Department of Political and Administrative Studies (PAS) working paper series, Chancellor College, Malawi, September (2019) (pdf)
  • "Institutional Bypass and Aid Effectiveness in Africa" (with Michael Chasukwa), WIDER working paper series March 2019, United Nations University, UNU-WIDER (2019).
  • "Coordinating Chinese Aid in a Globalized World", research article, Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy (2019) (pdf)
  • "Taking Stock of the SDGs", in Deepak Dwivedi and Pooran Pandey (eds.), Leaving No One Behind: SDGs and South-South Cooperation, New Delhi: NITI AYOG/ Crossbill (2018) (pdf)
  • "Chinese engagement in Africa and Latin America: Does it Matter for State Capacity?"Third World Thematics (with Benedicte Bull, 2018)
  • "The Legal Empowerment of the Poor”, in Christopher May, Adam Winchester & Gill Gardner (eds.), The Edward Elgar Handbook on the Rule of Law, Cheltenham, Edgar Elgar (2018) 
  • "New Business: The Private Sector as a New Global Development Player" (with Jason Miklian), Global Policy Journal (2017)
  • "A Climate for Commerce: The Political Agronomy of Conservation Agriculture in Zambia" (with Ola Westengen et.al.), Agriculture and Human Values (2017)
  • "The Digital Classroom: Innovation, Dissemination and Democratization of Knowledge", in Susanne Koch (ed.), Norwegian Agency for Digital Learning in Higher Education (2017)
  • "An Exogenous Path of Development: Explaining the Rise of Corporate Social Responsibility in China" (with Ka Lin and Longfei Yi), International Journal of Social Quality (2016)
  • "The Hungry Nation: Food Policy and Food Politics in India", Food Ethics, 1-29  (2016) 
  • "The Frontiers of Poverty Reduction in Emerging Asia" (with Arve Hansen), Forum for Development Studies (2016), http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08039410.2015.1134646
  • "The Impact of Emerging Donors on Development and Poverty Reduction" (with Michael Chasukwa), chap. 9 in D. Banik & B. Chinsinga (eds.), Political Transition and Inclusive Development in Malawi: The Democratic Dividend, New York: Routledge (2016) 
  • "The State of Food Security: From Availability, Access and Rights to Food Systems Approaches" (with Ola T. Westengen), Forum for Development Studies (2016).
  • "Difference or Indifference: China's Development Assistance Unpacked" (with Li Xiaoyun, Tang Lixia and Wu Jin, IDS Bulletin, 45(4): 22-35. (2014)
  • "Access to Justice and Social Unrest in China's Countryside: Disputes on Land Acquisition and Compensation" (with Zhou Chao), Hague Journal on the Rule of Law, 6(2): 254-275. (2014)
  • "Fieldwork amidst Poverty and Deprivation: Ethical Dilemmas and Policy Impact", Indian Anthropologist 44: 53-68. (2014)
  • "Walking the Talk: Rights, Justice and the Fight Against Poverty" in Patrick Keyzer, Vesselin Popovski and Charles Sampford (ed.), Access to International Justice, London: Routledge (2014).
  • "The Global Citizen and the Immorality of Poverty" in Aksel Braanen Sterri (ed.), Global Citizen: Challenges and Responsibilities in an Interconnected World, Rotterdam: Sense Publishers (2014).
  • "The Pursuit of Inclusive Development in China: From Developmental to Rights-Based Social Protection" (with Li Xiaoyun), Indian Journal of Human Development, 7(1): 205-221. (2013)
  • "China and Poverty Reduction in Africa", in Guanghua Yu (ed.), Rethinking Law and Development: The Chinese Experience, London: Routledge (2013).
  • "Growth and Hunger in India", in Francis Fukuyama, Larry Diamond and Marc F. Plattner (eds.), Poverty, Inequality and Democracy, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. (2012)
  • "Human Rights for Human Development: The Rhetoric and the Reality", Nordic Journal of Human Rights, 30(1) (2012).
  • "Growth and Hunger in India", Journal of Democracy, 22 (3): 90-104. (2011)
  • "Governing an Asian Giant: Judicial Activism on Hunger in India”, Journal of Asian Public Policy, 3(3) (2010)
  • “Support for Human Rights-Based Development: Reflections on the Malawian Experience”, The International Journal of Human Rights, 14(1) (2010)
  • “Governing the Asian Giants: Development Policy in China and India” (with B. A. Andreassen), Journal of Asian Public Policy, 3(3) (2010)
  • “Human Rights and Extreme Poverty: African Perspectives” (with B. A. Andreassen), The International Journal of Human Rights, 14(1) (2010).
  • “Legal Empowerment as a Conceptual and Operational Tool in Fighting Poverty”, Hague Journal on the Rule of Law, 1 (1): 117-131 (2009).
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Reflections on India-Africa studies, development cooperation and soft power. I Venkatachalam, Meera & King, Kenneth (Red.), India's Development Diplomacy & Soft Power in Africa. James Currey Publishers. ISSN 1847012744. s. 185–196.
  • Banik, Dan & Venkatachalam, Meera (2021). The Indian political right, soft power and the reimagining of Africa. I Venkatachalam, Meera & King, Kenneth (Red.), India's Development Diplomacy & Soft Power in Africa. James Currey Publishers. ISSN 1847012744.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). The 2030 agenda and the push for electrification in Africa: a tale of two countries, Environmental Sustainability and Economy. Elsevier. ISSN 9780128221884.
  • Banik, Dan; Venkatachalam, Meera & King, Kenneth (2021). India-Africa now: Changing imaginaries and knowledge paradigms. I Venkatachalam, Meera & King, Kenneth (Red.), India's Development Diplomacy & Soft Power in Africa. James Currey Publishers. ISSN 1847012744. s. 1–23.
  • Banik, Dan; Venkatachalam, Meera & King, Kenneth (2021). Reflections on India-Africa studies, development cooperation and soft power. I Venkatachalam, Meera & King, Kenneth (Red.), India's Development Diplomacy & Soft Power in Africa. James Currey Publishers. ISSN 1847012744. s. 185–196.
  • Banik, Dan; Kayuni, Happy M. & Chunga, Joseph (2021). The perils of megaphone diplomacy on Malawi’s ambitious Shire- Zambezi Waterway project. Africa Review. ISSN 0974-4053. 13(2), s. 270–289.

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  • Banik, Dan (2021). Malawi ble årets land. [Radio]. NRK Ekko.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). The workshop mentality. The Nation Malawi.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Kåring: Tidenes største norske politikere. Dagbladet. ISSN 0805-3766.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Vaccine nationalism and vaccine equity — Antoine de Bengy Puyvallée. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Political development and political decay — Francis Fukuyama. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Political violence and development — Patricia Justino. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Knowledge production and network-building in China’s foreign relations — Lina Benabdallah. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). "Global Britain": Inspired vision or wishful thinking? — Mark Miller. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Reimagining development — Hannah Ryder. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Religion and democratic mobilization in Brazil – Amy Erica Smith. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Popular mobilization against dams in Myanmar — Kyungmee Kim. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Nigeria and the inadequacies of the resource curse thesis – Zainab Usman. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Corruption and political settlements — Mushtaq Khan. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Flykter i privatfly: - Overrasker ingen. Dagbladet. ISSN 0805-3766.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Kina har satt én milliard vaksinedoser. www.vg.no.
  • Banik, Dan & Modi, Renu (2021). Why India is banking on health diplomacy to grow African footprint. The Conversation. ISSN 2201-5639.
  • Modi, Renu; Shankar, Shobana; Venkatachalam, Meera; Bose, Neilesh & Banik, Dan (2021). India and Africa in Parallax. Borderlines.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). India-Africa relations — Renu Modi. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan; Modi, Renu & Venkatachalam, Meera (2021). Interview with Rajiv Bhatia on India-Africa engagements. IUKDPF.
  • Banik, Dan; Modi, Renu & Venkatachalam, Meera (2021). Interview with Gurjit Singh on India-Africa engagements. IUKDPF.
  • Banik, Dan; Modi, Renu & Venkatachalam, Meera (2021). Interview with Mahesh Sachdev on India-Africa engagements. IUKDPF.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Beyond the Bottom Billion — Paul Collier. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Francis Fukuyama on political development and political decay. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Gro Harlem Brundtland on sustainable development, global responses to COVID-19 and the role of the WHO. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Greening aid. The Nation Malawi.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Building an effective State. The Nation Malawi.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Can we domesticate the state or will it domesticate us? — James C. Scott. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Combating the resource curse. The Nation Malawi.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Democracy and crisis response in India — Patralekha Chatterjee. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Dramatisk fall av smitte i India. www.vg.no.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). How to distribute a Covid-19 vaccine ethically — Aksel Braanen Sterri. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Population and development: Risks and opportunities — Lauren Johnston. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). The impact of the sustainable development concept — Frank Biermann. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Imperialism and the developing world — Atul Kohli. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). The ethics of vaccine distribution. The Nation Malawi.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Professor om norsk u-hjelp: – Kanskje kunne man gå fram på en litt mindre ovenfra-og-ned holdning om at «vi vet best». Fri Fagbevegelse.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Politics of the poor — Indrajit Roy. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). The globalization of foreign aid — Liam Swiss. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Navigating by judgment to achieve development impact — Dan Honig. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). The future of aid. The Nation Malawi.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Lenge hadde India lave smittetall. Nå registreres over 100.000 tilfeller om dagen. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.). ISSN 0804-3116.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). How India became the "pharmacy of the world" — Rory Horner. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). The future of aid — Jonathan Glennie. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Summit diplomacy and African agency — Folashadé Soulé. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). The remarkable expansion of South–South Cooperation — Emma Mawdsley. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). How does digital technology affect healthcare? — Vincent Duclos. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Indias koronavaksinering er verdens største. [Radio]. Urix på lørdag.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). India'a vaccine drive. The Nation Malawi.
  • Banik, Dan & Modi, Renu (2021). Why India is banking on health diplomacy to grow African footprint. The Conversation. ISSN 2201-5639.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). The Chinese approach to network-building. The Nation Malawi.
  • Banik, Dan (2020). Introducing: In Pursuit of Development. [Radio]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2020). Kjetil Tronvoll on simmering political tensions and civil war in Ethiopia. [Radio]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2020). Carl Henrik Knutsen on the impact of democracy on economic growth. [Radio]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2020). Eric Olander on China-Africa relations. [Radio]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2020). A discussion with Ida Rudolfsen on food insecurity and the Nobel Peace Prize 2020. [Radio]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2020). Kim Yi Dionne on why AIDS interventions in Africa often fail. [Radio]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2020). Ken Ochieng' Opalo on legislative development in Africa. [Radio]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2020). Edge Kanyongolo on the historic court ruling in Malawi annulling the 2019 presidential elections. [Radio]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2020). Usman Mushtaq on Pakistan's healthcare system and its recent success in fighting Covid. [Radio]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2020). Ingrid Harvold Kvangraven on the need to politicize development economics. [Radio]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2020). Marina Rudyak on Chinese aid and South-South Cooperation. [Radio]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2020). Aid effectiveness. The Nation Malawi.
  • Banik, Dan (2020). Development and conflict in Ethiopia. The Nation Malawi.
  • Banik, Dan (2020). Kaunjika's popularity and resilience. The Nation Malawi.
  • Banik, Dan (2020). Infrastructure development: Demand and supply. The Nation Malawi.
  • Banik, Dan (2020). Legislative development in Africa. The Nation Malawi.
  • Banik, Dan (2020). Remote teaching and learning. The Nation Malawi.
  • Banik, Dan (2020). The risk of famine. The Nation Malawi.
  • Banik, Dan (2020). News and Political Activism. The Nation Malawi.
  • Banik, Dan (2020). The United Nations at 75. The Nation Malawi.
  • Banik, Dan (2020). Food insecurity and conflict. The Nation Malawi.
  • Banik, Dan (2020). Biking into the future. The Nation Malawi.
  • Banik, Dan (2020). A fresh start for Malawi. The Nation Malawi.
  • Banik, Dan (2020). Great expectations. The Nation Malawi.
  • Banik, Dan (2020). A new podcast on development. The Nation Malawi.
  • Banik, Dan (2020). What Malawians Want. The Nation Malawi.
  • Banik, Dan (2020). The risk of applying universal blueprints . The Nation Malawi.
  • Banik, Dan (2020). Brand Malawi. The Nation Malawi.
  • Banik, Dan (2020). Is the future electric? The Nation Malawi.
  • Banik, Dan (2020). The politics of administrative reforms. The Nation Malawi.
  • Banik, Dan; Hegertun, Nikolai Henrik Wold & Langford, Malcolm (2020). Hva er plan B? Verden når ikke bærekraftsmålene. Det er på tide å snakke om det. Morgenbladet. ISSN 0805-3847.
  • Banik, Dan (2020). Tourist at home. The Nation Malawi.
  • Banik, Dan (2020). Malawi On My Mind. The Nation Malawi.
  • Banik, Dan (2020). Free online course on the SDGs. The Nation Malawi.
  • Banik, Dan (2020). Crisis response. The Nation Malawi.
  • Banik, Dan (2020). Free online course: What works? The Nation Malawi.
  • Banik, Dan (2020). China's role in a post-Covid19 world. The Nation Malawi.
  • Banik, Dan (2020). Leadership during a crisis. The Nation Malawi.
  • Banik, Dan (2020). Policy coherence and integration. The Nation Malawi.
  • Banik, Dan (2020). Hvem vil risikere å bryte båndene til Kina? Morgenbladet. ISSN 0805-3847.
  • Banik, Dan (2020). Veien til skatteparadis er brolagt med gode intensjoner. Morgenbladet. ISSN 0805-3847.

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Publisert 15. aug. 2011 14:41 - Sist endret 17. mars 2021 14:14