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Governance
Book Chapter
Governance and the reversal of women's rights: The case of abortion in El Salvador

From the book: Towards Gender Equity in Development

Public service delivery Maternal and child health Citizen engagement
Book Chapter
Donor-supported approaches to improving extractives governance: Lessons from Nigeria

From the book: Extractive Industries

Oil Gas Natural resources
Book Chapter
The role of governance and international norms for managing natural resources

From the book: Extractive Industries

Governance Transparency Natural resources
Book Chapter
New industrial policy and the extractive industries

From the book: Extractive Industries

Natural resources extractives industry Governance
Book Chapter
Political economy and governance

From the book: Extractive Industries

Natural resources Extractives Political economy
Working Paper
Inequality, good governance and endemic corruption

Can a society suffering contests between rich and poor achieve good governance in the face of endemic corruption? We examine a stylized poor state with weak institutions in which a ‘culture of evasion’ damages state authority...

Corruption Tax administration data Governance
Working Paper
What determines administrative capacity in developing countries?

While it is recognized that effective state institutions are pivotal for economic development, it is not well understood what their origins are and what explains their cross-country differences...

state capacity Administrative capacity Public finance management
Working Paper
The role of governance and international norms in managing natural resources

The governance of natural resource wealth is widely considered to constitute a key determinant in whether the extraction of natural resources proves to be a blessing or a curse...

Governance Transparency Natural resources
Working Paper
Governance and the reversal of women’s rights: The case of abortion in El Salvador

States’ governance of gender is not unidirectional. In addition to ‘stagnation’ and ‘progress’, there can be an active reversal of rights already granted to women...

Abortion Women Crime
Blog
What role for East African hydrocarbons in the global economy post-Paris COP21?

Over the past decade significant hydrocarbon discoveries have been made across East Africa...

Natural resources extractives industry Governance
Working Paper
New industrial policy and the extractive industries

Industrial policy is back. Advocates for industrial policy argue that the important question is not whether such policies should be applied at all, but how to design and implement them...

Natural resources extractives industry Governance
Working Paper
Do fences make good neighbours?: Evidence from an insurgency in India

India has employed a variety of military, political, and economic measures to combat the long running insurgency in Kashmir with little evidence on what contributes to stability in the region...

Conflict Violence Governance
Working Paper
Donor-supported approaches to improving extractives governance: Lessons from Nigeria and Ghana

Donor interest in the extractives sector is based upon the premise that it represents an opportunity to improve a country’s development prospects...

Oil Gas Natural resources
Working Paper
Political economy and governance

This paper reviews the political economy of extractive resources and the associated resources sector governance agenda...

Natural resources Extractives Political economy
Presentation
Fragile Development 2015-2030: Understanding how insecurity and poor governance will affect sustainable development

On 19th June UNU-WIDER Non-Resident Research Fellow Roger Williamson, participated in a panel entitled “Fragile Development 2015-2030: Understanding how insecurity and poor governance will affect sustainable development”. The panel was...

19 June 2015
Guoman Tower Hotel, St Katharine's Way, London, United Kingdom
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News
Aid in a Post-2015 World

Now out the ReCom - Research and Communication on Foreign Aid programme summary which outlines 15 key findings relevant to the post-2015 agenda.

Foreign aid Social sectors Gender equality
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