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):

  • "Inclusiveness", chapter 5 in F. Biermann, T. Hickmann, & C. Sénit (eds.), The Political Impact of the Sustainable Development Goals: Transforming Governance Through Global Goals?  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (with Sénit, C., Okereke, C., Alcázar, L., Lima, M., Biermann, F., . . . M. Siegel, K. (2022) 
  • "Multilateralism to the Rescue? Beijing’s Support for Multilateral Institutions during the COVID-19 Crisis", International Quarterly for Asian Studies, 53: 207–230 (with Benedicte Bull) (2022) (open access)  
  • "Democracy and Sustainable Development", Anthropocene Science 1:233–245 (2022) (open access
  • "The 2030 agenda and the push for electrification in Africa: a tale of two countries", in P. Singh, P. Verma, D. Perrotti and K.K. Srivastava (eds.), Environmental Sustainability and Economy, Amsterdam: Elsevier. (2021)
  • "The perils of megaphone diplomacy on Malawi’s ambitious Shire- Zambezi Waterway project", Africa Review 13(2): 270-289 (with Happy Kayuni and Joseph Chunga) (2021)
  • "The Politics of Hunger: Food Policy in Malawi" (with Michael Chasukwa), Food Ethics 3(4) (2019)
  • "Business and Morals: Corporate Strategies for Sustainable Development in China" (with Ka Lin), Business and Politics (21(4): 514–539, 2019) (open access)
  • "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)
  • "The 2030 Agenda and the SDGs: Integrating Development and Environment in Practice", The Calcutta Journal of Political Studies (forthcoming 2019)
  • "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.

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  • Banik, Dan (2022). Dan Banik is In Pursuit of Development. [Internett]. Democracy Paradox Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2022). A New Narrative on Africa. [Internett]. NUPI.
  • Banik, Dan (2022). Er Afrika nøkkelen til Russlands fremtid? — av Nadya Tahir og Dan Banik. VG : Verdens gang. ISSN 0805-5203. s. 32–33.
  • Banik, Dan (2022). The pursuit of liberty and prosperity along a narrow corridor — Daron Acemoglu. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development.
  • Banik, Dan (2022). Can fixing dinner fix the planet? — Jessica Fanzo. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development.
  • Banik, Dan (2022). The Life You Can Save — Peter Singer. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development.
  • Banik, Dan (2022). Roadblock Politics — Peer Schouten. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development.
  • Banik, Dan (2022). Russia Resurrected: Its Power and Purpose in a New Global Order — Kathryn Stoner. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development.
  • Banik, Dan (2022). Dan Banik and Desmond McNeill discuss the role and influence of ideas and metaphors in development, the contradictions of foreign aid and the potential for financing global public goods. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development.
  • Banik, Dan (2022). Breaking Bad: Understanding Backlash Against Democracy in Africa — Lise Rakner. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development.
  • Banik, Dan (2022). A world of insecurity — Pranab Bardhan. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development.
  • Banik, Dan (2022). Do morals matter? — Joseph S. Nye. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development.
  • Banik, Dan (2022). Globalization and Asian Geopolitics — Shivshankar Menon. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development.
  • Banik, Dan (2022). The power of small states — Ine Eriksen Søreide. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development.
  • Banik, Dan (2022). Why we need a different system of global development — Jeffrey D. Sachs. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development.
  • Banik, Dan (2022). Rich countries’ climate policies are colonialism in green — Vijaya Ramachandran. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Is it the end of democracy in Africa? — Nic Cheeseman. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Does the Nobel Peace Prize Promote Peace? — Henrik Urdal. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Travelling While Black — Nanjala Nyabola . [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Beating the Odds: Jump-Starting Developing Countries — Justin Yifu Lin. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Bangladesh's development journey — Imran Matin. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). States, markets and foreign aid — Simone Dietrich. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). The UN in a post-pandemic world — Achim Steiner. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Local resistance against coal in Lamu, Kenya — Raya Ahmed, Omar Elmawi, Gino Cocchiaro. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Living in a Materials World: Extractives on the road to Net Zero — Tony Addison. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Electrifying India — Elizabeth Chatterjee. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Why is the West obsessed with changing China? — Xu Qinduo. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). What went wrong with COVAX, the vast global vaccine program?- Katerini Storeng. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development.
  • Banik, Dan; Modi, Renu & Venkatachalam, Meera (2021). Interview with Mahesh Sachdev 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 Rajiv Bhatia on India-Africa engagements. IUKDPF.
  • Modi, Renu; Shankar, Shobana; Venkatachalam, Meera; Bose, Neilesh & Banik, Dan (2021). India and Africa in Parallax. Borderlines.
  • Banik, Dan & Modi, Renu (2021). Why India is banking on health diplomacy to grow African footprint. The Conversation. ISSN 2201-5639.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Kina har satt én milliard vaksinedoser. VG : Verdens gang. ISSN 0805-5203.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Flykter i privatfly: - Overrasker ingen. Dagbladet. ISSN 0805-3766.
  • 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 & Modi, Renu (2021). Why India is banking on health diplomacy to grow African footprint. The Conversation. ISSN 2201-5639.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). The future of aid. 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). The Chinese approach to network-building. The Nation Malawi.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Dramatisk fall av smitte i India. VG : Verdens gang. ISSN 0805-5203.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). The ethics of vaccine distribution. The Nation Malawi.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Greening aid. The Nation Malawi.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Beyond the Bottom Billion — Paul Collier. [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). Popular mobilization against dams in Myanmar — Kyungmee Kim. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Politics of the poor — Indrajit Roy. [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). "Global Britain": Inspired vision or wishful thinking? — Mark Miller. [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). Reimagining development — Hannah Ryder. [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). Democracy and crisis response in India — Patralekha Chatterjee. [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). Nigeria and the inadequacies of the resource curse thesis – Zainab Usman. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • 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). Population and development: Risks and opportunities — Lauren Johnston. [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). Summit diplomacy and African agency — Folashadé Soulé. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). India-Africa relations — Renu Modi. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Corruption and political settlements — Mushtaq Khan. [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). The future of aid — Jonathan Glennie. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Vaccine nationalism and vaccine equity — Antoine de Bengy Puyvallée. [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). How to distribute a Covid-19 vaccine ethically — Aksel Braanen Sterri. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). How India became the "pharmacy of the world" — Rory Horner. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Political violence and development — Patricia Justino. [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). Political development and political decay — Francis Fukuyama. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). India'a vaccine drive. The Nation Malawi.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Building an effective State. The Nation Malawi.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Indias koronavaksinering er verdens største. [Radio]. Urix på lørdag.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Malawi ble årets land. [Radio]. NRK Ekko.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). The workshop mentality. The Nation Malawi.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Combating the resource curse. The Nation Malawi.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Kåring: Tidenes største norske politikere. Dagbladet. ISSN 0805-3766.
  • Banik, Dan (2021). Francis Fukuyama on political development and political decay. [Internett]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • de Bengy Puyvallée, Antoine & Banik, Dan (2020). The Coronavirus: State Capacity and Crisis Response in China. [Fagblad]. Global Policy Opinion.
  • Banik, Dan (2020). Malawi’s achievement. The Nation Malawi.
  • Banik, Dan (2020). The lessons of 2020. The Nation Malawi.
  • Banik, Dan (2020). Introducing: In Pursuit of Development. [Radio]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2020). China in a post-Covid world. [Radio]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2020). Crises and leadership. [Radio]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2020). Dreaming of electricity. [Radio]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2020). The population question. [Radio]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2020). Boniface Dulani on democracy, development and Covid response in Africa. [Radio]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2020). Erik Solheim on sustainable development. [Radio]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2020). Benedicte Bull on state capacity in Latin America. [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). The relevance of foreign aid -- Bård Vegar Solhjell . [Radio]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2020). How is India handling the pandemic? A conversation with Tathagata Satpathy. [Radio]. In Pursuit of Development Podcast.
  • Banik, Dan (2020). Degan Ali on how Black Lives Matter is also a reckoning for foreign aid and international NGOs. [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.

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