This paper from the German Development Institute assesses the growing literature on both fragility and the effectiveness of democracy support, with a special focus on the quantitative literature.
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 brief from CGD outlines how to implement a results-based approach in a way consistent with the World Bank's recent experience with results-based disbursement, including its approval of the new Program for Results (PforR) instrument.
This brief from CGD outlines how to implement a results-based approach in a way consistent with The World Bank’s recent experience with results-based disbursement.
This report from the OECD recognizes the fact that aid is only one part of the equation in fragile situations and provides evidence on the main resources in fragile situations, how they interact, and what issues and countries should be of concern.
Small Countries and Big Resources: Harnessing Natural Resources for Development in the g7+ Countries
This World Bank paper written by Paul Collier is about how to harness the exploitation of non-renewable natural resources, such as oil and minerals, for sustained economic development.
This report from the International Dialogue for Peacebuilding and Statebuilding describes the much talked about "new deal" for dealing with fragile states.
This learning guide from Oxfam GB provides background information and practical guidance for all those who are designing and implementing programmes in conflict-affected countries or contexts.
This paper from National Defense University's Africa Center discusses strategies for stabilizing fragile states.