This paper from UNU-WIDER examines how foreign aid in particular can be used to achieve the joint objectives of development, mitigation of and adaptation to climate change in agriculture in the developing world.
This paper from UNU-WIDER employs the unique data and insights generated by the growth project of the African Economic Research Consortium to further explore the importance of a ‘syndrome-free’ (SF) regime for growth in the region.
Taxation and Development: A Review of Donor Support to Strengthen Tax Systems in Developing Countries
This paper from UNU-WIDER reviews the state of knowledge on aid and tax reform in developing countries, with a particular focus on sub-Saharan Africa.
This paper provides a survey of six widely used non-experimental methods for estimating the impact of programs in the context of developing economies.
The report evaluates Bank investments in ‘agriculture and rural development’; ‘sexual and reproductive health and HIV/AIDS’; and ‘conflict prevention and post-conflict reconstruction’, finding that the Bank superficially includes women’s concerns in its investments.
A Cacophony of Policy Responses: Evidence from Fourteen Countries During the 2007-08 Food Price Crisis
This paper from UNU-WIDER assimilates available evidence from fourteen case studies to compare the specifics of responses to the food policy crisis during 2007-08.
This paper from UNU-WIDER discusses some key challenges in making aid in water supply and sanitation more effective.
In this working paper from UNU-WIDER, the authors provide an overview of two recent special journal issues on violent conflict and entrepreneurship.
This policy review from UNU-WIDER discusses the vanguard of research into the impacts of climate change on economic development.
This UNU-WIDER working paper seeks to reexamine the role of aid in infrastructure development with a specific look at Africa.