This briefing provides a detailed analysis of the value of trade in enabling long term economic development and employment growth in this period following the global economic crisis.
Rising Youth Unemployment During the Crisis: How to Prevent Negative Long-Term Consequences on a Generation?
This paper looks at the issue of youth unemployment and proposes ways to mitigate long-term negative consequences.
The objective of this paper is to outline how Aid for Trade can support developing countries to maximise the inclusive growth and poverty reduction impacts of trade.
This USAID brief paper is designed to clarify the term "value chain finance" for practitioners, implementers and donors by answering four questions: •What is value chain finance? •Why does it matter? •What is its relevance to value chain development? •What are recommended good practices when designing value chain finance interventions?
Now, the World is Without Me - An Investigation of Sexual Violence in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo
This paper studies sexual violence survivors in the DRC with a specific aim of answering the following outstanding questions: When, where and how are women being attacked and what makes them vulnerable to sexual violence?; and How has the rape epidemic in South Kivu evolved over the last five years?
This report suggests ways in which IFIs can improve their role in the extractives sector by giving greater support to sub-national governments in managing extractive industry risks and revenues and by drawing lessons from recent experiences in Peru.
This brief looks at the private sector in Zimbabwe and its potentially strong position to play a catalytic role in Zimbabwe’s reconstruction. The brief then recommends that these efforts be accompanied by binding safeguards for the protection of Zimbabwe’s environment.
This paper looks at the association between the severity of the persecution and mass murder of Jews during World War II and long-run economic and political outcomes within Russia.
This paper explores Latin America's lack of secessionist conflict as compared to other oil-rich regions.
This working paper offers new research on the links between military assistance and political violence.