May 13, 2013 | 9:12am
*Written by Sadaf Lakhani, Advisor with invest2innovate and Featured INEC Blogge
In this paper from UNU-WIDER, Paul Collier discusses how aid can support growth in small, isolated economies.
Nowhere Left to Hide? Stock Market Correlation, Regional Diversification, and the Case for Investing in Africa
This paper examines trends over the past two decades and finds, as expected from global market integration, that regional indices have become increasingly correlated with the S&P 500 index. Sub-Saharan Africa is also part of this trend, but is a notable laggard.
Written by Serhan Cevik and Mohammad Rahmati, this report from the IMF critically examines the transition of post-conflict economies.
This paper estimates the costs of state failure, both for the failing state itself and for its neighbours.
This report examines the sources behind Africa's economic growth acceleration since 2000, analyzes the prospects for future growth, and identifies some of the most compelling business opportunities ahead.
This paper analyzes the duration and nature of post-war reconstruction in aid-dependent developing countries.
This paper asks the question why do some countries’ economies recover from conflict more quickly than others? The paper argues that the key to post-conflict reconstruction is a credible commitment to the peace.
The current paper examines possible links between aid and economic growth in fragile states.
This paper summarizes research on aid allocation and effectiveness, highlighting the current findings of recent research on aid allocation to fragile states.