This paper from the German Development Institute examines private foundation funding for development in Tanzania, focusing on the priorities and character of foreign foundation activities in the country.
This paper from DfID reviews evidence of the economic impacts of developing "green infrastructure" in fragile states in regards to their opportunity costs vis-a-vis "non-green" infrastructure developments.
This working paper from the RAND Corporation focuses on the application of aid money and resources by both military and civilian officials in the hold and build stages of western COIN doctrine.
This research article written by Jacob Gerner Hariri of the University of Copenhagen asserts that precolonial state development was an impediment to the development of democracy outside Europe.
This paper from the Revenue Watch Institute provides a critical assessment of the linkages between minerals, governance, and economic development in the Maghreb and Middle East.
This policy review from UNU-WIDER discusses the vanguard of research into the impacts of climate change on economic development.
Compared with other developing economies, high-growth small and medium enterprises in Africa are less likely to use formal financing, which suggests formal financial systems are not serving the needs of enterprises with growth opportunities.
In this paper from The World Bank, authors find that greater ownership and use of accounts is associated with a better enabling environment for accessing financial services.
This report from the ILO outlines a new way of thinking about economic growth and inclusion in the Arab states.
This brief from the OECD summarizes the recent Berlin Policy Forum which stressed the need for global action to prevent violent conflict and fragility.