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Fragile states
Blog
A summer reading list of our latest papers, articles, and books

At the UNU-WIDER offices here in Helsinki, Finland, the summer holidays are almost upon us. Looking at the list of new UNU-WIDER publications, it is easy to see how much we accomplished this past year, despite the many constraints faced...

Inequality Gender equality Gender inequality
In the media
Development Today highlights new UNU-WIDER guidebook

UNU-WIDER policy guidebook 'Deals and development in fragile and conflict-affected states' published earlier this month has been featured in Development Today.

Fragile states
News
UNU-WIDER releases guidebook on economic growth in fragile contexts Fragile states Inclusive growth Elites
Panel discussion
Photo by Tengyart on Unsplash How to get inclusive growth started in fragile contexts
9 June 2021
Online, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Book
Deals and development in fragile and conflict-affected states: Framework and policy guidebook Fragile states Inclusive growth Elites
Blog
Why do we see boom-and-bust growth in fragile and conflict-affected states?

One of the most pressing challenges in development policy is to bring about rapid, sustained, and inclusive growth in developing countries...

Fragile states Conflict Economic growth
Project workshop
Deals and Development in Fragile and Conflict-affected States

On 24-25 February 2021, UNU-WIDER and the UK’s Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) will hold a policy innovation lab titled Deals and Development in Fragile and Conflict-Affected States (FCAS)...

24 February 202125 February 2021
Online, Finland
Past event
Working Paper
Dynamics of off-farm self-employment in West African Sahel

This study uses detailed household-level data to analyse off-farm self-employment dynamics in Mali and Niger...

Fragile states Informality Self-employment
Project
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
Policy Brief
Aid effectiveness: Growth and beyond

The questions of whether aid has impact and is effective have been the subject of considerable attention...

Aid effectiveness Aid and growth Development aid
Journal Article
Aid Targeting to Fragile and Conflict-Affected States and Implications for Aid Effectiveness

Part of Journal Special Issue Aid Impact and Effectiveness

Aid effectiveness Foreign aid Fragile states
Journal Article
Aid Impact and Effectiveness: Introduction and Overview

Part of Journal Special Issue Aid Impact and Effectiveness

Donors Fragile states Climate change
Journal Special Issue
Aid Impact and Effectiveness Aid effectiveness Aid and growth Development aid
Working Paper
Aid targeting to fragile and conflict-affected states and implications for aid effectiveness

While significant amounts of foreign aid have been allocated to the group of so-called fragile and conflict-affected states in recent years, it is not clear whether that aid is targeted to where it is most needed...

Aid effectiveness Foreign aid Fragile states
Working Paper
Exiting the fragility trap: Rethinking our approach to the world’s most fragile states

Those fragile states whose stagnation is so tenacious despite generous aid programs, and substantial and costly interventions, are stuck in a ‘fragility trap.’ Caught in a low-level equilibrium, trapped states appear to be in a perpetual ...

Fragile states Mali Bangladesh
Working Paper
Backsliding and reversal: The J-Curve revisited

Ian Bremmer published a treatise on the stability of states built on the notion that states fall along a curve resembling a slanted “J” when plotting their stability against openness...

Democracy Fragile states Hybrid states
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