Adopting Full Dollarization in Postconflict Economies: Would the Gains Compensate for the Losses in Liberia?
This paper discusses whether adopting the U.S. dollar as the sole legal tender could help Liberia, a post-conflict economy, to boost growth and strengthen fiscal discipline.
This report looks at USAID’s economic growth program that aims to help the Government of Afghanistan create economic policy that is sustainable, transparent and predictable.
The report reviews achievements, trends, and issues in public finance in Afghanistan, and makes a number of recommendations for moving forward.
This paper summarizes research on aid allocation and effectiveness, highlighting the current findings of recent research on aid allocation to fragile states.
This paper offers a brief look at the effects of conflict on the development of Angola from 1961-2002.
This paper reviews the theory and empirics of the intersection between decentralization and internal conflict.
This White Paper provides the strategic framework to guide the direction and delivery of Australia's overseas aid program over the next ten years.
This joint publication includes two reports: the Report on Economic Mapping and Capacity Building of Female Refugees and the Report on Training and Capacity Building of Female Refugees.
Central Asia: Increasing Gains from Trade through Regional Cooperation in Trade Policy, Transport, and Customs Transit
This report seeks to show how Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan—five member countries of the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Program referred to in the report as the Central Asian republics (CARs)—can increase the gains from participation in international trade through regional cooperation in trade policy, transport, and customs transit.
Client Assessment in Conflict- and Disaster-Affected Environments: The Experience of Action Contre La Misere in Haiti
Armed conflicts and natural disasters are frequent occurrences in the developing countries where microfinance institutions (MFIs) operate. This SEEP Network Practitioner Learning Program case study discusses the experience of Action Contre La Misere (ACLAM), an MFI in Haiti, working simultaneously in both of these environments.
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