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Why countries best placed to handle the pandemic appear to have fared the worst

During the first year of the pandemic, it was wealthier countries, with their comparatively stronger health systems, civil services, legal systems and other public services, that suffered the highest rates of COVID-19...

COVID-19 Pandemic State
Working Paper
COVID-19 and the state

We expect effective state institutions to matter in a country’s ability to respond to crises...

COVID-19 Pandemic State
Research Brief
Analysing the spread of education and healthcare in Asia Healthcare Education policy State
Working Paper
Health, development, and institutional factors: The Mozambique case

The central aim of this text is to show the impact institutions have on the performance of the health sector in Mozambique...

State Traditional medicine Mozambique
Research Brief
Lessons from the transformations of Asian states State Democracy Redistribution
Working Paper
The governance of global value chains, the state, and small businesses: The case of timber in Myanmar

We use the case of the timber industry in Myanmar to analyse how national regulatory frameworks and international ecological discourses affect forest management and small businesses...

Timber Wood Forestry
Book Chapter
Education and Health

From the book: Asian Transformations

Healthcare Education State
Book Chapter
Macroeconomic Perspective on Development

From the book: Asian Transformations

Unemployment Labour market State
Book Chapter
The State and Development

From the book: Asian Transformations

State Democracy Redistribution
Working Paper
The state and development

Using a comparative frame that draws on the variation of developmental trajectories in Asia from Northeast Asia to China to Southeast Asia and to India, this paper explores the changing role of the state in these countries and the contributions that ...

State Democracy Redistribution
Working Paper
Fifty years of Asian experience in the spread of education and healthcare

This paper analyses the dramatic spread of education and healthcare in Asia and also the large variations in that spread across and within countries over 50 years...

Healthcare Education State
Working Paper
A macroeconomic perspective on Asian development

Macroeconomic strategies and policies have differed significantly among Asian countries over the last fifty years, and yet some common issues recur despite their immense diversity in inherited historical initial conditions, differences in political s...

Unemployment Labour market State
Working Paper
An empirical analysis of state fragility and growth: The impact of state ineffectiveness and political violence

The role of the state in promoting development is well established in the institutional economics literature. Yet, in recent decades the attention has been turned to the opposite side of the spectrum...

State fragility State ineffectiveness Political violence
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