Department of Political Science

Anne Mette Kjær

Professor

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Anne Mette Kjær

Professor

  • Department of Political Science
Postal address:
Bartholins Allé 7
1341, 214
8000
Aarhus C
Denmark

Email: mkjaer@ps.au.dk

Phone: +4587165245

Publications

When ‘Pockets of effectiveness’ matter politically: Extractive industry regulation and taxation in Uganda and Tanzania

Kjær, A. M., Therkildsen, O., Buur, L. & Hansen, M. W., 8 Jan 2021, In: The Extractive Industries and Society. xx, xx

Norms in the Wild: How to Diagnose, Measure, and Change Social Norms

Bak, A. K., Jeppesen, M., Kjær, A. M. & Ulriksen, M. S., 17 Dec 2020, In: The Journal of Development Studies. 0, 0, p. 1-2 2 p.

Her er konklusionerne fra Udviklingspolitisk Råds årlige seminar

Kjær, A. M., 27 Oct 2020, In: Altinget.dk.

Development Policy: From Consensus to Contention?

Kjær, A. M., Jul 2020, Oxford Handbook of Danish Politics. Munk Christiansen, P., Elklit, J. & Nedergaard, P. (eds.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 502-520

Professor: Vi skal finde balancen mellem det ønskelige og det mulige i dansk bistand

Kjær, A. M., 15 Jun 2020, In: Altinget.dk.

Professor: Udnyt styrkerne og sats bilateralt, langsigtet og på fattigdom

Kjær, A. M., 29 May 2020, In: Altinget.dk.

Paradigmeskiftet i dansk udviklingspolitik

Kjær, A. M., May 2020, In: Politica - Tidsskrift for politisk videnskab. 52, 2, p. 125-146 21 p.

Ned på Instituttet

Kjær, A. M., 2020, Livet i magtens rugekasse: fortalt gennem fem generationer. Mouritzen, P. E. (ed.). Aarhus: Forlaget Politica, p. 170-182

Strukturer og aktører i analyser af politiske beslutninger

Christiansen, P. M. & Kjær, A. M., 2020, In: Politica - Tidsskrift for politisk videnskab. 52, 2, p. 83-103 21 p.

The Political Economy of Resource Mobilization for Social Development in Uganda

Kjær, A. M. & Ulriksen, M. S., 2020, (Accepted/In press) The Politics of Domestic Resource Mobilization for Social Development. Hujo, K. (ed.). Palgrave Macmillan

Professor: Regeringen konsoliderer paradigmeskiftet i dansk udviklingspolitik

Kjær, A. M., 22 Nov 2019

Political economy of domestic revenue mobilization

Kjær, A. M. & Muhumuza, F., 2019, Oxford Policy Management.

Send for the Cavalry: Political Incentives in the Provision of Agricultural Advisory Services

Kjær, A. M. & Joughin, J., 2019, In: Development Policy Review. 37, 3, p. 367-383 27 p.

The political economy of education quality initiatives in Uganda

Kjær, A. M. & Mwanga, N., 2019, The Politics of Education in Developing Countries: From Schooling to Learning?. Hickey, S. & Hossain, N. (eds.). Oxford University Press, 25 p.

Udviklingsforskningens indflydelse: Betydningen af forskningskonsensus og politisk polarisering

Kjær, A. M., 2019, In: Politica - Tidsskrift for politisk videnskab. 51, 3, p. 364-384 21 p.

Review of 'Electricity in Africa: The politics of transformation in Uganda' by Christopher D. Gore

Kjær, A. M., 2018, In: Commonwealth and Comparative Politics. 56, 4, p. 559-561

The Political Economy of Ugandas Dairy Sector

Kjær, A. M. & Joughin, J., 2018, SNV, Kampala.

A Political Economy Analysis of Domestic Resource Mobilization in Uganda

Kjær, A. M. & Ulriksen, M. S., 2017, 2017-8 ed., Geneva: UNRISD, 35 p. (UNRISD Working Paper Series).

Land governance as grey zone: The political incentives of land reform implementation in Africa

Kjær, A. M., 2017, In: Commonwealth and Comparative Politics. 55, 4, p. 426-443 18 p.

Oil exploration and production in Uganda: Managing Foreign Investment and Public Revenues

Kjær, A. M., 2017, African Development Perspectives Yearbook. Wohlmuth, K. (ed.). Berlin: LIT Verlag, Vol. 19. p. 251-278 28 p.

“Land belongs to the people of Uganda”: Politicians’ use of land issues in the 2016 election campaigns

Meinert, L. & Kjær, A. M., Dec 2016, In: Journal of Eastern African Studies. 10, 4, p. 769-788 20 p.

Udviklingsbistand virker

Kjær, A. M. & Lasserre, F., 10 Jun 2016, In: Weekendavisen. Opinion, p. 14

Aktiv industripolitik i Afrika har svære betingelser

Kjær, A. M., 2016, Politologisk årbog 2015-2016. Jensen, C. (ed.). Hans Reitzels Forlag, p. 20-23 4 p.

Inclusion as political mobilisation: The political economy of quality education initiatives in Uganda

Kjær, A. M. & Muwanga, N., 2016, ESID ed., Manchester, 50 p. (ESID Working Paper Series; No. No. 65).

The economics and politics of local content in African extractives: Lessons from Tanzania, Uganda and Mozambique

Wendelboe Hansen, M., Buur, L., Kjær, A. M. & Therkildsen, O., 2016, In: Forum for Development Studies. 43, 2, p. 201-228 28 p.

Political Settlements and Productive Sector Policies: Understanding Sector Differences in Uganda

Kjær, A. M., 1 Apr 2015, In: World Development. 68, p. 230-241 12 p.

A better fit? Policy interventions in African agricultural sectors

Kjær, A. M. & Serra, R., 2015, Perspectives on Politics, Production and Public Administration in Africa: Essays in Honour of Ole Therkildsen. Kjær, A. M., Engberg Pedersen, L. & Buur, L. (eds.). Copenhagen: DIIS - Danish Institute for International Studies, p. 191-205 15 p.

Perspectives on Politics, Production and Public Administration in Africa: Essays in Honour of Ole Therkildsen

Kjær, A. M. (ed.), Engberg Pedersen, L. (ed.) & Buur, L. (ed.), 2015, DIIS - Danish Institute for International Studies. 271 p.

The Politics of African Industrial Policy: A Comparative Perspective

Whitfield, L., Therkildsen, O., Buur, L. & Kjær, A. M., 2015, Cambridge University Press. 343 p.

Debate on Governance in Africa: An Emerging Political Economy Paradigm

Kjær, A. M., 2014, Challenges to Democratic Governance in Developing Countries. Mudacumura, G. & Morcöl, G. (eds.). Springer, p. 19-35 17 p.

FDI in Extractives in Uganda: linkages and issues for the local economy

Kjær, A. M., 2014, DIIS - Danish Institute for International Studies.

From Consensus to Contention: Changing Revenue and Policy Dynamics in Uganda?

Kjær, A. M. & Ulriksen, M., 2014, Working Paper 2014-21 ed., Geneva: UNRISD, 30 p.

From ‘Good’ to ‘Growth-Enhancing’ Governance: Emerging Research Agendas on Africaʼs Political-Economy

Kjær, A. M., 2014, In: Governance in Africa. 1, 1, p. 1-10 10 p.

Implementing plant clinics in the maelstrom of policy reform in Uganda

Danielsen, S., Matsiko, F. & Kjær, A. M., 2014, In: Food Security. 6, 6, p. 807-818 12 p.

Growth and Performance of the Ugandan Dairy Sector: Elites, Conflict and Bargaining

Kjær, A. M. & Mwebaze, T., Nov 2013, In: International Journal of Agriculture Innovation and Research. 2, 3, p. 287-298

Anmeldelse af Ole Winckler Andersen, Eva Broegaard og Jens Kovsted: Hjælper vi? En introduktion til evaluering af udviklingsbistand, København, 2012

Kjær, A. M., 2013, In: Politik. 16, 4, p. 64-66 3 p.

Competitive Elections and Agricultural Sector Policies in sub-Saharan Africa

Kjær, A. M. & Therkildsen, O., 2013, Developing Democracies: Democracy, Democratization , and Development. Böss, M., Skaaning, S-E. & Møller, J. (eds.). Aarhus Universitetsforlag, p. 116-136 21 p. (MatchPoints, Vol. 4).

Elections and landmark policies in Tanzania and Uganda

Kjær, A. M. & Therkildsen, O., 2013, In: Democratization. 20, 4, p. 592-614 23 p.

Extractive Natural Resource Development: Governance, Linkages , and Aid

Kjær, A. M., Buur, L., Therkildsen, O. & Wendelboe Hansen, M., 2013, DIIS - Danish Institute for International Studies, p. 1-108, 108 p.

Uganda: Politiske magtspil hæmmer udviklingen i landet

Kjær, A. M., 7 Oct 2012

Coalition-driven initiatives in the Ugandan dairy sector: Elites, conflict, and bargaining

Kjær, A. M., Muhumuza, F. & Mwebaze, T., 2012, København: DIIS - Danish Institute for International Studies, 26 p.

Growing but not transforming: Fragmented ruling coalitions and economic developments in Uganda

Kjær, A. M. & Katusiimeh, M., 2012, København: DIIS - Danish Institute for International Studies, 33 p.

Sustaining Fiscal decentralisation in a neo-patrimonial and Aid Dependent State: the case of Uganda

Kjær, A. M. & Katusiimeh, M., 2012, (Accepted/In press) Public Administration in Uganda: Theory and Practice. Kampala: Makerere University

The political economy of the fisheries sector in Uganda: ruling elites, implementation costs and industry interests.

Kjær, A. M., Muhumuza, F., Mwebaze, T. & Katusimeh, M., 2012, DIIS - Danish Institute for International Studies, 34 p.

The reversal of agricultural reform in Uganda: ownership and values

Kjær, A. M. & Joughin, J., 2012, In: Policy and Society. 31, 4, p. 319-330

When do ruling elites support productive sectors? Explaining policy initiatives in the fisheries and dairy sectors in Uganda

Kjær, A. M., 2012, DIIS - Danish Institute for International Studies, 28 p.

Om igen : Dansk bistand til fattigdomsorienteret vækst skyder forbi

Kjær, A. M., Therkildsen, O. & Whitfield, L., 1 Jul 2011, In: Kristeligt Dagblad.

Elections in Africa: Mixed Blessings for Growth and Poverty Alleviation

Kjær, A. M. & Therkildsen, O., Jun 2011

The Dairy Sector in Uganda

Kjær, A. M., Mwebaze, T. & Muhumuza, F., Jan 2011. 39 p.

Rhodes' contribution to governance theory: praise, criticism, and the future governance debate

Kjær, A. M., 2011, In: Public Administration. 89, 1, p. 101-113 13 p.

The Fish Sector in Uganda

Kjær, A. M., Mwebaze, T. & Muhumuza, F., 2011. 27 p.

The Nature of Ownership and Agricultural Policy Reforms in Uganda

Kjær, A. M. & Joughin, J., 2011.

The Political settlements and economic development in Uganda

Kjær, A. M. & Katusiimeh, M., 2011. 30 p.

The political economy of productive sectors: Explaining regulatory initiatives in the fisheries and dairy sectors in Uganda

Kjær, A. M., 2011. 20 p.

Factors influencing dairy policies in Uganda

Kjær, A. M., 2010. 20 p.

Introduction: Political Agency and the State in Development

Kjær, A. M. & Hansen, A. S., 2010, In: Forum for Development Studies. 37, 1, p. 3-6 4 p.

The Politics of Agricultural Reform: The Case of Uganda

Kjær, A. M. & Joughin, J., 2010, In: Forum for Development Studies. 37, 1, p. 61-78 18 p.

Dilemmas of hierarchy in co-governance: cases from different contexts

Kjær, A. M. & Burau, V., 2009. 25 p.

Do ethnicity and elections affect policy outcomes in Tanzania and Uganda?

Kjær, A. M. & Therkildsen, O., 2009. 23 p.

Fattigdomsstrategierne: Hvordan virker de i Afrika?

Kjær, A. M., 2009, Perspektiver på politik. Bidrag til samfundsdebatten.. Blom-Hansen, J. & Elklit, J. (eds.). Systime Academic, p. 261-267 6 p.

Governance and the urban bureaucracy

Kjær, A. M., 2009, Theories of Urban Politics. Davies, J. S. & Imbroscio, D. L. (eds.). London: SAGE Publications, p. 137-152

Sources of Local Government Extractive Capacity: The Role of Trust and Pre-colonial Legacy in the Case of Uganda

Kjær, A. M., 2009, In: Public Administration and Development. 29, 3, 12 p.

The New Poverty Agenda in Uganda

Kjær, A. M. & Muhumuza, F., 2009, In: DIIS Working Paper. 14, p. 1-30 30 p.

The politics of agricultural policy reforms: the case of Uganda

Kjær, A. M. & Joughin, J., 2009. 20 p.

Co-governance som styringsstrategi. Teoretiske debatter og empiriske case-studier.

Kjær, A. M. (ed.) & Burau, V. (ed.), 2008, Forlaget Politica.

Co-governance som styringsstrategi: teoretiske debater og empiriske case studier.

Burau, V. & Kjær, A. M., 2008, In: Politica - Tidsskrift for politisk videnskab. 40, 3, p. 265-78 14 p.

From confrontation to acquiescence? The role of civil society and the media in the 2006 elections in Uganda

Kjær, A. M. & Olum, W. Y., 2008, Electoral Democracy in Uganda: Understanding the Institutional Processes and Outcomes of the 2006 Multiparty Elections. Rakner, L. & Kiiza, J. (eds.). Kampala: Fountain Publishers

Pro-poor growth and the role of the state. Overview of debates: Paper prepared for the project on Elites and the New Poverty agenda

Kjær, A. M. & Whitfield, L., 2008. 30 p.

Uganda: Overview of Economic History

Kjær, A. M., Muhumuza, F. & Mwebaze, T., 2008. 25 p.

Uganda: Overview of the New Poverty Agenda: Paper prepared for the first international workshop, Project on Elites and the New Poverty Agenda, Kampala, May

Kjær, A. M., Muhumuza, F. & Mwebaze, T., 2008. 25 p.

Anmeldelse af Niels Åkerstrøm Andersen, Partnerskabelse, Hans Reitzels Forlag 2006

Kjær, A. M., 2007, In: Politica - Tidsskrift for politisk videnskab. 39, 2, p. 213-216 3 p.

Bachelorseminarer. Inspiration til planlægning og gennemførsel

Binderkrantz, A. & Kjær, A. M., 2007, Århus: Institut for Statskundskab, Aarhus Universitet. 12 p.

Exploring local government extractive capacity: illustrations from graduated tax collection in Uganda

Kjær, A. M., 2007. 31 p.

Anmeldelse af Hyden, Court og Mease, Making sense of governance

Kjær, A. M., 2006, In: Politica. 38, 1, p. 116-118 3 p.

Bør der være kriterier for at "afvælge" programsamarbejdslande?

Kjær, A. M., 2006, In: FAU -NYT. 42, p. 20-21 2 p.

Når autoriteten plantes om

Kjær, A. M., 2006, In: moMentum. 3, p. 24-28 4 p.

Power and politics in weak states: emerging paradigm shift for donors?

Boesen, N. & Kjær, A. M., 2006, In: Forum for Development Studies. 2, p. 326-340 17 p.

Remaking urban bureaucracy

Kjær, A. M., 2006, Paper presented at the 56th Political Studies Association Annual Conference, Reading, April 3-6, 2006.

State capture

Kjær, A. M., 2006, Encyclopedia of governance. Bevir, M. (ed.). London: SAGE Publications, 1 p.

Central government intervention as obstacle to local participatory governance: the case of Uganda

Kjær, A. M., 2005, Ikke angivet. Department of Political Science, University of Aarhus, 20 p.

Decentralization, accountability and local government tax collection: the case of Uganda

Kjær, A. M., 2005, Ikke angivet. Department of Political Science, University of Aarhus, 18 p.

Den koloniale arv

Kjær, A. M., 2005, In: Weekendavisen. 2. sektion, p. 11

Dyster Udvikling i Uganda

Kjær, A. M., 2005, In: Information.

Historical Legacies and their Impact on Party Systems and Transition Paths in East Africa

Kjær, A. M., 2005, Ikke angivet. Department of Political Science, University of Aarhus, 25 p.

Referingens Afrikaplan  er diffus og uden prioritering

Kjær, A. M. & Therkildsen, O., 2005, In: Politiken.

Views of the Graduated Tax in Mbarara and Iganga Districts

Kjær, A. M., 2005, Ikke angivet. Department of Political Science, University of Aarhus

Governance

Kjær, A. M., 2004, Cambridge: Polity Press. 240 p.

Institutional history or quid-pro-quo? Exploring revenue collection in two Ugandan districts

Kjær, A. M., 2004, Ikke angivet. Department of Political Science, University of Aarhus, 36 p.

Neo-patrimonialism, aid, and elite strategies: how do they affect state capacity? Evidence from seven African countries

Kjær, A. M., Jørgensen, M. & Brøgger, L., 2004, Ikke angivet. Department of Political Science, University of Aarhus, 33 p.

Old brooms can sweep too! An overview of rulers and public sector reforms in Uganda, Tanzania, and Kenya

Kjær, A. M., 2004, In: Journal of Modern African Studies. 42, 3, p. 1-25 26 p.

The Area Studies Controversy and the Challenge to Key Political Science Concepts

Kjær, A. M. & Valbjørn, M., 2004, Ikke angivet. Department of Political Science, University of Aarhus, 12 p.

The Dynamics of Taxation, Reciprocity and Service Delivery in a Peasant Economy: Illustrations from the Ugandan Districts Iganga and Mbarara

Kjær, A. M., 2003, Ikke angivet. Department of Political Science, University of Aarhus, 32 p.

Afrika - konflikternes kontinent

Kjær, A. M. & Thygesen, M. R., 2002, København: Forsvarets Oplysnings- og Velfærdstjeneste. 167 p.

The Politics of Civil Service Reform: A Comparative Analysis of Uganda and Tanzania in the 1990s

Kjær, A. M., 2002, Århus: Politica [2001]. 272 p.

Uganda - a Case of new Institution Building?

Kjær, A. M., 2002, Ikke angivet. Department of Political Science, University of Aarhus, 12 p.

Review of Stuart S. Nagel (ed.), Critical Issues in Cross-National Public Administration: Privatization, Democratization, Decentralization, Westport: Quorum Books, 2000

Kjær, A. M., 2001, In: Annual Editions: Public Administration. 79, 2, p. 507-509 3 p.