Barbara Lewis-Mullin discusses operating in developing countries and transitioning economies in which there is little statistical information available prior to the start of work in the area.
Today, practitioners are working in places where conflict is resurgent and political stability is tenuous at best. This Progress Note explores the key ingredients to the success of microfinance programs in conflict and post-conflict environments.
This paper identifies fiscal policies, specifically tax and expenditure policies, that would contribute to reducing horizontal (or group) inequalities (HIs).
This guide is designed to help project teams engaged in investment climate reform in conflict-affected countries more effectively design, plan, implement, and evaluate reform projects.
This Working Paper examines the flow of financial aid to post conflict countries. It notes that aid is often heaviest directly after a conflict when a country’s institutions are least able to handle the responsibility.
This paper seeks to study the role of member-owned institutions in the provision of the reparations for victims of human rights abuses or reconstruction in post-conflict and post-disaster situations.
This paper discusses the principal issues in reconstruction of the financial sector in conflict-affected countries: currency reform, the rebuilding (or creation) of central banks, the revitalization of the banking system, and its regulation.
This paper looks at how development that fails to reduce poverty is an important cause of conflict and how proper Finance Sector reforms can alleviate those risks.
This briefing paper highlights the risks associated with financing projects in conflict-prone areas, and proposes better lending practice in conflict-prone states –defined as ‘conflict sensitive’ project finance.
This paper provides empirical evidence on the effects of inflation on post-war capital flight flows.