Eelco Jacobs




Eelco Jacobs is a health governance, policymaking and financing expert with over 10 years of experience in international development in the areas of monitoring and evaluation, qualitative and mixed methods research, teaching, programme development and management. Health care in fragile and conflict-affected areas is a special focus area. Eelco holds an MSc in Political Economy and Sociology from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London and is a PhD Candidate at the University of Basel.


Jacobs, E. and Baez-Camargo, C.;. Social Accountability and its Conceptual Challenges in “Accountable Governance for Development- Setting an Agenda beyond 2015”. International Conference on Governance and Public Service Transformation, Affiliated Network for Social Accountability South Asia Region and Institute of Governance Studies, BRAC University, Dhaka 2013

Eelco Jacobs “Basic Public Services and Informal Power: An Analytical Framework for Sector Governance” in ”Informal relations from democratic representation to corruption. Case studies from Central and Eastern Europe”, Changing Europe Book Series Vol. 8, Ibidem Publishers, Stuttgart 2011

Baez-Camargo, C. and Jacobs, E.. 2011 “A Framework to Assess Governance of Health Systems in Low Income Countries”, Basel Institute on Governance Working Paper 11.