This report from Oxford Policy Management examines the available evidence on the experience of international support to improving infrastructure in fragile and conflict-affected contexts. The study identifies the main causal relationships by which infrastructure programmes may contribute to economic growth, poverty reduction and improved access to services, as well as their relationship to processes of stabilisation, peacebuilding and state-building.
This report from the International Dialogue for Peacebuilding and Statebuilding describes the much talked about "new deal" for dealing with fragile states.
This paper from International Alert takes a new look at South Sudan and what can be done to consolidate peace.
This paper prepared for the West Point Conference on Expeditionary Economics discusses the challenges practitioners face when attempting critical infrastructure reconstruction.
This paper discusses the crucial links that should exist between development aid and business.
This paper from West Point's conference on expeditionary economics discusses what role the U.S. should play in this burgeoning discipline.
This paper from CFR discusses the importance and potential of entrepreneurship in post-conflict settings.