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– Evidence from Sierra Leone
Jamelia Harris - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

Using data from Sierra Leone, I explore the role of cognitive ability in sorting across sectors and the importance of perceptions in the employment decision-making process. Crucial to the analysis is the introduction of the aid-industry/development sector as a ‘third sector’, which...

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– Selected Success When Stars Align. Public Financial Management Reforms in Sierra Leone
Heidi Tavakoli, Ismaila Cessay, Winston Cole - Routledge, 2017
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Rachel M. Gisselquist - Routledge, 2017

This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 licence. It is free to read at www.tandfebooks.com and offered as a free PDF download from Taylor & Francis Group and selected open access locations. Development assistance to fragile states and conflict-affected...

Rachel M. Gisselquist - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

Development assistance to fragile states and conflict-affected areas is a core component of peacebuilding. It includes support for the restoration of core government functions, delivery of basic services, the rule of law, and economic revitalization. Yet, while aid has been among the largest...

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– Selected Success When Stars Align. Public Financial Management Reforms in Sierra Leone
Heidi Tavakoli, Ismaila Cessay, Winston Cole - International Peacekeeping, 2015 - London, United Kingdom

Part of Journal Special Issue Development Assistance for Peacebuilding

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Rachel M. Gisselquist - International Peacekeeping, 2015 - London, United Kingdom

Development assistance to fragile states and conflict-affected areas can be a core component of peacebuilding, providing support for the restoration of government functions, delivery of basic services, the rule of law and economic revitalization. Despite a wealth of research, however, significant...

Journal Article
Ato Kwamena Onoma - The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 2014

Part of Journal Special Issue Aid and Institution-Building in Fragile States

Research Brief
UNU -WIDER - UNU-WIDER, 2014 - Helsinki, Finland

Fragile and conflict-affected states, like Sierra Leone, can maintain a strong public financial management structure if they are able to find foreign support for administrative capacity and sufficient domestic political and executive support. PFM legal framework,...

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– Public Financial Management Reforms in Sierra Leone
Heidi Tavakoli, Ismaila Cessay, Winston Cole - UNU-WIDER, 2014 - Helsinki, Finland

Since the end of the civil war, the Government of Sierra Leone has made substantial progress in strengthening public financial management. Improvements have been achieved across all aspects of the budget cycle and are particularly notable with regard to budget execution functions. The main factors...

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Ato Kwamena Onoma - UNU-WIDER, 2014 - Helsinki, Finland

Why are some countries more successful at carrying out post-conflict reconstruction programmes than others? Why has Sierra Leone been more successful in the reform of its armed forces than Liberia has after the end of the Mano River Basin wars? This paper argues that the diverging outcomes are...

Journal Article
– Firm-level Evidence from Sierra Leone
Paul Collier, Marguerite Duponchel - Journal of Conflict Resolution, 2013

Part of Journal Special Issue Entrepreneurship and Conflict

Research Brief
– The Case of Sierra Leone
UNU -WIDER - UNU-WIDER, 2012 - Helsinki, Finland

Phillip Michael Kargbo's UNU-WIDER working paper, 'Impact of Foreign Aid on Economic Growth in Sierra Leone: Empirical Analysis' examines the impact of foreign aid on growth in Sierra Leone using a variety of econometric approaches. The paper finds that in the period 1970-2007 aid has...

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– Empirical Analysis
Philip Michael Kargbo - UNU-WIDER, 2012 - Helsinki, Finland

This paper examines the impact of foreign aid on economic growth in Sierra Leone, a country where an empirical econometric study on aid effectiveness is yet to exist. Using a triangulation of approaches involving the ARDL bounds test approach and the Johansen maximum likelihood approach to...

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– Firm Level Evidence from Sierra Leone
Paul Collier, Marguerite Duponchel - UNU-WIDER, 2010 - Helsinki, Finland

This paper positions itself among the very rare microeconomic analyses on the consequences of civil war. Up to now, most analyses on this topic are based upon household surveys. The originality of the present study is that it investigates for the first time the likely predominant route by which...

Journal Article
Joseph Hanlon - The Round Table, 2005

Part of Journal Special Issue Conflict and Peace-building

Journal Article
J. Andrew Grant - The Round Table, 2005

Part of Journal Special Issue Conflict and Peace-building

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