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Failed states
Working Paper
Education from the Bottom Up: UNICEF’s Education Programme in Somalia

The failure of the Somali state from 1993 to 2012 represents one of the world’s most profound and prolonged cases of state collapse. Initially, education and other government services came to a standstill...

Children Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic development projects
Seminar
Fragile states: Causes, costs, and responses

Overcoming state fragility is one of the most important international development objectives of the 21st century. Many fragile states have turned into failed states, where millions of people are caught in deprivation and seemingly hopeless...

19 March 2012
St Catherine's College, Manor Road, Oxford, United Kingdom
Past event
Seminar
Fragile states: Causes, costs, and responses

Presenter Amelia U. Santos-Paulino, UNCTAD Chair Gordon Alexander, UNICEF Office of Research Discussant Gerárd Roland, University of California Overcoming state fragility is one of the most important international development objectives of...

14 March 2012
Istituto degli Innocenti , Piazza della Santissima, Florence, Italy
Past event
Book Chapter
The Political Economy of Fragile States

Fragile states have very mixed characteristics. Some are experiencing violent conflict, some are ‘post-conflict’, some have avoided large-scale violence–so far. Many are resource poor, but some are resource rich...

Conflict management Failed states International relations
Book Chapter
Resources, Conflict, and State Fragility: Iraq and Somalia

From the book: Fragile States

Democratization Failed states Natural resources
Book Chapter
The Cost of Failing States and the Limits to Sovereignty

From the book: Fragile States

Economic development Failed states Poverty
Book Chapter
Fragile States: An Overview

From the book: Fragile States

Conflict management Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic development
Journal Article
International Trade and Manufacturing Employment: Is India following the Footsteps of Asia or Africa?

Part of Journal Special Issue FDI, Employment, and Growth in China and India

Failed states International trade Labor demand
Book Chapter
Vulnerability, Poverty and Coping in Zimbabwe

From the book: Vulnerability in Developing Countries

Failed states History, Local Labor
Working Paper
International Trade and Manufacturing Employment Outcomes in India: A Comparative Study

The Indian economy has observed significant trade reforms since the mid 1980s, and the Indian manufacturing sector has rapidly increased its integration with the world economy...

Failed states International trade Labor demand
Working Paper
Vulnerability, Poverty and Coping in Zimbabwe

This paper uses five life histories from three locations in Zimbabwe—one peri-urban, one urban and one rural—to provide a window on current processes of impoverishment and adverse coping...

Failed states History, Local Labor
Book Chapter
Cambodia: Genocide, Autocracy, and the Overpoliticized State

From the book: War, Hunger, and Displacement

Failed states Natural disasters Social conflict
Book Chapter
Weak States and Humanitarian Emergencies: Failure, Predation, and Rent-Seeking

From the book: War, Hunger, and Displacement

Failed states Social conflict
Book Chapter
Liberia and Sierra Leone: The Competition for Patronage in Resource-Rich Economies

From the book: War, Hunger, and Displacement

Failed states Natural resources Economic power
Working Paper
Humanitarian Emergencies and Warlord Economies in Liberia and Sierra Leone

This paper explains correlations between humanitarian emergencies and political economies of 'failing states' in Liberia and Sierra Leone...

Failed states Natural resources Economic power
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