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Fragility
Working Paper
Conflict and development: Recent research advances and future agendas

We survey selected parts of the growing literature on the microeconomics of violent conflict, identifying where academic research has started to establish stylized facts and where methodological and knowledge gaps remain...

Conflict Violence War
Project meeting
Good aid in hard places: Learning from what has worked in fragile contexts

Governance & Fragility Governance has become a major concern for both donors and aid recipient countries since the late 1980s. Very poor quality governance is also one of the defining characteristics of state fragility, and social unrest and...

12 December 201313 December 2013
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Project meeting
Aid and institution-building in fragile states: Lessons from comparative cases

Governance & Fragility Governance has become a major concern for both donors and aid recipient countries since the late 1980s. Very poor quality governance is also one of the defining characteristics of state fragility, and social unrest and...

15 November 201316 November 2013
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Results Meeting
Challenges in Fragility and Governance

Since the mid-1990s foreign aid has become increasingly concerned with fragility and governance. Given the acknowledgement of the role of the state in providing the conditions for peace, progress and prosperity, foreign aid has concentrated much...

23 October 2013
Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS), Charlottehaven, 10 Hjørringgade, 2100, Copenhagen, Denmark
Past event
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Fragility and Aid-What Works? New York, NY, USA

The UNU and UNU-WIDER event on ‘Fragility and Aid - What Works?’ on 25 October 2013, at the Permanent Mission of Germany to the UN, draws on research from UNU-WIDER’s diverse global network with the aim of providing an opportunity for discussion of...

Fragility Development aid Event
Project
Photo: UN Photo/Shareef Sarhan Governance and fragility

Theme: Development finance

Fragility Governance Foreign aid
Project
Fragility and development

Theme: 2006-07

In recent years there is a growing concern within the international donor community regarding the plight of a special group of countries labeled as 'Fragile States'. These states, which according to current donor lists currently numbers more...

Development and Finance Fragility Fragile states
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