<p>Tam specialises in the politics of governance and institutional reform in sub-Saharan Africa and in women’s empowerment.</p>
Tam specialises in the politics of governance and institutional reform in sub-Saharan Africa, and in women’s empowerment. Her recent research areas include parliaments and political participation, legal empowerment, and local governance and service delivery. Tam has participated in several large-scale thematic evaluations and policy reviews. She was also one of the managers of a two-year project to support Dutch Embassies to carry out applied political economy analysis (Strategic Governance and Corruption Assessments).