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Fragile States: An Overview

Wim Naudé, Amelia U. Santos-Paulino, and Mark McGillivray

in Fragile States: Causes, Costs, and Responses

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693153
eISBN:
9780191731990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693153.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

One of the major challenges of global development is to identify when states are fragile, understand in which dimensions they are fragile and why, and determine the costs of such state fragility as ... More


The Causes and Measurement of State Fragility

David Carment, Stewart Prest, and Yiagadeesen Samy

in Fragile States: Causes, Costs, and Responses

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693153
eISBN:
9780191731990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693153.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

This chapter is derived from our ongoing research on fragile states funded by the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) to help policy-makers and analysts make decisions on where and how ... More


Aid to Fragile States: Do Donors Help or Hinder?

Stephen Browne

in Foreign Aid for Development: Issues, Challenges, and the New Agenda

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199580934
eISBN:
9780191723346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580934.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The record of aid to fragile and poorly-performing states is the real test of aid effectiveness. Rich countries can justify aid to fragile states both through altruism and self-interest. But, with ... More


Aid Allocation and Fragile States *

Mark McGillivray

in Fragile States: Causes, Costs, and Responses

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693153
eISBN:
9780191731990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693153.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

This chapter summarizes research on aid allocation and effectiveness, highlighting the current findings of recent research on aid allocation to fragile states. Fragile states are defined by the donor ... More


African development through peace and security to sustainability

Karolina Werner

in Development In Africa: Refocusing the lens after the Millennium Development Goals

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447328537
eISBN:
9781447328551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328537.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter focuses on the importance of including peace and security in the development agenda. Identifying both fragile and conflict-affected states, it will analyze the obstacles to development ... More


Fragile States: Causes, Costs, and Responses

Wim Naudé, Amelia U. Santos-Paulino, and Mark McGillivray (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693153
eISBN:
9780191731990
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693153.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

Overcoming state fragility is one of the most important international development objectives of the 21st century. Many fragile states have turned into failed states, where millions of people are ... More


State Fragility: Concept and Measurement

Mina Baliamoune-Lutz and Mark McGillivray

in Fragile States: Causes, Costs, and Responses

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693153
eISBN:
9780191731990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693153.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

The international donor community has grave concerns about the prospects for poverty reduction in what it terms ‘fragile states’. A state is classified as fragile if its country policy and ... More


Economic performance and social progress in Sub-Saharan Africa: the effect of least developed countries and fragile states

Manmohan Agarwal and Natasha Pirzada

in Development In Africa: Refocusing the lens after the Millennium Development Goals

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447328537
eISBN:
9781447328551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328537.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The chapter examines the economic performance of different regions of developing countries and its impact on progress towards achieving the MDGs. It finds that most progress has been made either ... More


Assessing the Role of the IMF in Fragile States

Charles Collyns, Kevin Kuruc, and Shinji Takagi

in Macroeconomic Policy in Fragile States

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198853091
eISBN:
9780191887437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853091.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter presents an assessment of the IMF’s role in countries in fragile and conflict-affected situations, drawing primarily on the findings of a recent evaluation report by the Independent ... More


Macroeconomic Policy Issues in Fragile States: A Framework

Ralph Chami, Mattia Coppo, Raphael Espinoza, and Peter Montiel

in Macroeconomic Policy in Fragile States

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198853091
eISBN:
9780191887437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853091.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Around half of the world population living in extreme poverty resides in fragile states. The objective of this book is to develop our understanding of how state fragility must be accounted for in the ... More


Democratic Peacebuilding: Aiding Afghanistan and other Fragile States

Richard J. Ponzio

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199594955
eISBN:
9780191725562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594955.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

This book examines the evolution of international peacebuilding since the cold war, identifying the factors that limit the progress of international actors to institutionalize democratic authority ... More


Conflict Prevention as a Policy Objective of Development Aid

Sakiko Fukuda‐Parr

in Foreign Aid for Development: Issues, Challenges, and the New Agenda

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199580934
eISBN:
9780191723346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580934.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The current consensus objective of development aid in the international community is to reduce poverty in general and to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in particular. In addition, ... More


Resources, Conflict, and State Fragility: Iraq and Somalia

Ghassan Dibeh

in Fragile States: Causes, Costs, and Responses

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693153
eISBN:
9780191731990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693153.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

This chapter studies state failure and governance in two conflict-states in the Middle East: Iraq and Somalia. Iraq is currently undergoing a social experiment under which a new form of government is ... More


Building Fiscal Institutions in Fragile States: A Two-Step Approach

Katherine Baer, Sanjeev Gupta, Mario Mansour, and Sailendra Pattanayak

in Macroeconomic Policy in Fragile States

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198853091
eISBN:
9780191887437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853091.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Building or restoring fiscal institutions is central to state-building and economic growth in fragile states. This chapter proposes a two-step approach to designing and implementing tax revenue and ... More


Aid Effectiveness in Fragile States

Francesca G. Caselli and Andrea F. Presbitero

in Macroeconomic Policy in Fragile States

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198853091
eISBN:
9780191887437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853091.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Fragile states are highly dependent on foreign aid and are characterized by several features that impair their economic and social performance. This chapter reviews the literature on aid ... More


The State of Finance in Fragile States

Adolfo Barajas, Ralph Chami, and Connel Fullenkamp

in Macroeconomic Policy in Fragile States

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198853091
eISBN:
9780191887437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853091.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter describes the state of financial development in fragile states. Our analysis primarily relies on indicators from the World Bank Global Financial Development Database, which have been ... More


Analytical Tools to Understand and Evaluate Democratic Authority and Rule of Law Institutionalization after War

Richard J. Ponzio

in Democratic Peacebuilding: Aiding Afghanistan and other Fragile States

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199594955
eISBN:
9780191725562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594955.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

Chapter 1 builds directly on the Introduction by defining the main features of this study's conceptual framework, including qualitative and quantitative measurement tools. Specifically, it juxtaposes ... More


Do Financial Flows Make a Difference in Fragile States?

Ralph Chami, Ekkehard Ernst, Connel Fullenkamp, and Anne Oeking

in Macroeconomic Policy in Fragile States

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198853091
eISBN:
9780191887437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853091.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

A rising number of people is living in fragile countries whose weak institutions fail to deliver on decent work and poverty reduction. The chapter discusses to what extent external financial flows, ... More


The Private Sector in Fragile Situations

Nabila Assaf, Michael Engman, Alexandros Ragoussis, and Sarthak Agrawal

in Macroeconomic Policy in Fragile States

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198853091
eISBN:
9780191887437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853091.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Conflict and poverty are interrelated: conflict impoverishes communities, and poor communities are more vulnerable to conflict. Private enterprises are essential to break this cycle. As a source of ... More


Fiscal Policy in Fragile Situations: Flying in Fog with Limited Instrumentation

Gary Milante and Michael Woolcock

in Macroeconomic Policy in Fragile States

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198853091
eISBN:
9780191887437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853091.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

While in principle fiscal policy in all countries is a central component of the “long route of accountability” binding citizens and the state, in fragile states the political dynamics shaping the ... More


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