Vincy Davis

Vincy has been with Accountability Initiative (AI) since June 2014. With a background in qualitative research and a keen interest in institutional arrangements and functioning, Vincy primarily works with the public administration team at AI.Currently, she is involved in conducting a series of time-use studies of education officials. Prior to joining AI, she provided research assistance to the national-level Expert Committee on Leveraging Panchayati Raj (2013),helping the Committee prepare model activity maps of some of India’s largest schemes which could be used by states to objectively devolve functions and resources between government bodies. She has a Masters in Political Science,and Bachelors (Hons.) degree in Journalism from Lady Shri Ram College for Women, Delhi University.

Content by Vincy Davis
  • Blog post

    Part 2: Education reform and frontline administrators: A case study from Bihar

    The frontline administration in India is infamous for corruption and patronage, indifference towards citizens, low effort and high absenteeism. This blog reports findings from a year-long qualitative study on frontline education administrators in Bihar. Part 1 captured perspectives of frontline administrators on their role in the education hierarchy and how organisational...

    20 Oct 2015 | Yamini Aiyar, Vincy Davis, Ambrish Dongre

  • Blog post

    Part 1: Education reform and frontline administrators: A case study from Bihar

    The frontline administration in India is infamous for corruption and patronage, indifference towards citizens, low effort and high absenteeism. This blog reports findings from a year-long qualitative study on frontline education administrators in Bihar. It captures perspectives of frontline administrators on their role in the education hierarchy and how organisational...

    19 Oct 2015 | Yamini Aiyar, Vincy Davis, Ambrish Dongre

  • Publication - Working Paper

    Education reforms, bureaucracy, and the puzzles of implementation

    1 Sep 2015 | Yamini Aiyar, Ambrish Dongre, Vincy Davis