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Mark Miller

Director of Programme – Development and Public Finance

Leadership Team, Development and Public Finance

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Mark’s research focuses on how the international community engages on questions of public finance to promote development and how it could play that role more effectively in future.

Before joining ODI, Mark worked for the World Bank Group in East Asia, providing advice to governments and parliamentarians in the region (Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar and Thailand) on public finance issues. Previously, Mark spent three years in the Budget Department of the Malawian government working as a senior economist in the budget department and latterly as a DFID-financed technical adviser.

  1. The three myths underlying the vote on the UK’s ODA cuts

  2. Piecing together changes to UK bilateral aid allocations

  3. How the allocation of IDA20 should shift to ease the recovery from the Covid-19 crisis in lower-income countries


  4. Making the G7 summit a success


  5. A year of British leadership – delivering on Global Britain

  6. A 'shot in the arm' for multilateral cooperation - why international public finance should step up its game for global vaccination

  7. Public finance and service delivery: what's new, what's missing, what's next?

    Working papers

  8. Missed opportunities in the UK budget to support global development

  9. How IDA can support recovery from the Covid-19 crisis

  10. Beyond the Union: a new platform for European cooperation

    Briefing/policy papers

  11. Lessons from the UK spending review

  12. The future of diplomacy: G20 in a Covid era


  13. Sharing the burden for investment in the Covid-19 recovery

  14. What next for UK international development?


  15. Bringing global development closer to home

  16. India’s fiscal response to Covid-19


  17. Building trust, not tracking, should be the cornerstone of Covid-19 debt relief

  18. Targeting Covid-19 relief payments in Bangladesh


  19. Public finance and development: top things to read on fiscal responses to Covid-19

  20. Financing the coronavirus response in sub-Saharan Africa

    Working papers