Steven Levitsky and Lucan A. Way explore the patronage dynamics in African politic and argue that institutionalized party patronage is an ineffective source of elite cohesion
This report from International Alert aims to improve development responses in conflict-affected environments.
This report from Resource Consulting Services investigates the underlying causalities (or lack there of) between mineral wealth and violence in the Great Lakes Region.
This report from the OECD outlines ways that peacebuilding and statebuilding efforts can be strengthened and improved.
Policy at the Annual US Global Leadership Coalition Conference Remarks in a Roundtable Discussion on the Administration's New Global Development Policy at the Annual U.S. Global Leadership Coalition Conference
This video from the State Department shows a roundtable discussion that lays out the administrations Global Development Policy.
Alastair McKechnie talks about some of the challenges facing fragile and conflict-affected areas.
In this TED Talk, Paul Collier discusses strategies for engaging in fragile and failed state contexts.
This TED Talk video shows Peter Eigen discussing strategies for dealing with corruption.
OECD Handbook on Contracting Out Government Functions and Services in Post-Conflict and Fragile Situations
This handbook from the OECD aims to help practitioners have a deeper understanding of the process of contracting state functions, including their risks and benefits.
This publication from the OECD aims to enable development partners to map out more effective, rapid and flexible transition financing.