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Building State Capabilities
Photo: © Jonathan Ernst/World Bank Sub-national institutional performance across Ghana’s districts and regions – variation and causes Ghana Institutional performance State capacity
Kunal Sen How (not) to build state capability in developing countries
20 January 2020
Institut Barcelona d'Estudis Internacionals , Ramon Trias Fargas 25-27, Barcelona, Spain
Past event
UN Photo_Isaac Billy The state and statebuilding in the Global South – international and local interactions

Theme: Transforming states

Building State Capabilities State capacity Aid effectiveness
UN Photo_Kibae Park How do effective states emerge?

Theme: Transforming states

Building State Capabilities State capacity Inclusive growth
Photo by Clay Banks on Unsplash Fiscal states – the origins and developmental implications

Theme: Transforming states

Fiscal capacity Taxation Building State Capabilities
Working Paper
Doing business in a deals world: The doubly false premise of rules reform

The World Bank’s Doing Business reports have evoked an intense policy debate about whether countries should simplify regulatory rules in order to stimulate investment and growth, or make them more stringent in order to achieve public policy obj...

Business Rules Building State Capabilities
How (not) to build state capability

Effective and capable states are essential for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)...

SDGs SDG16 Building State Capabilities
Press release - Professor Kunal Sen starts as the director of UNU-WIDER

‘Economic transformation needs to be accompanied by political and social transformations if we are to see drastic increases in human wellbeing’

SDGs Transformation Informality
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