Background Papers

Allen, Franklin, and Giorgia Giovannetti (2009), Fragile Countries and the Current Economic Crisis, Background paper to the European Report on Development 2009, European University Institute, Florence.

Aryeetey, Ernest (2009), The global financial crisis and domestic resource mobilization in Africa, Background paper to the European Report on Development 2009, European University Institute, Florence.

Bagayoko-Penone, Niagalé (2009), Multi-level Governance and Security: the Security Sector Reform Process in the Central African Republic, Background paper to the European Report on Development 2009, European University Institute, Florence.

Barnett, Michael (2009), State Fragility, the Peacebuilder’s Contract, and the Search for the Least Bad State, Background paper to the European Report on Development 2009, European University Institute, Florence.

Berman, Nicolas, and Philippe Martin (2009), The Vulnerability of Sub-Saharan Africa to the Financial Crisis: The Case of Trade, Background paper to the European Report on Development 2009, European University Institute, Florence.

Bertoli, Simone, and Elisa Ticci (2009), The Fragile Consensus on Fragility, Background paper to the European Report on Development 2009, European University Institute, Florence.

Bryceson Deborah, Fennell Shailaja, Sarkar Prabirjit, and Ajit Singh (2009), Globalisation, structural adjustment and African agriculture. Analysis and Evidence, Background paper to the European Report on Development 2009, European University Institute, Florence.

François Bourguignon, Agnès Bénassy-Quéré, Stefan Dercon, Antonio Estache, Jan Willem Gunning, Ravi Kanbur, Stephan Klasen, Simon Maxwell, Jean-Philippe Platteau and Amedeo Spadaro (2008), Millennium Development Goals at Midpoint: Where Do We Stand and Where Do We Need to Go?, Background paper to the European Report on Development 2009.

Carbone, Maurizio (2009), Desperately Seeking Policy Coherence: Aid and Security in the Development Policy of the European Union, Background paper to the European Report on Development 2009, European University Institute, Florence.

Collier, Paul (2009), The Political Economy of Fragile States and Implications for European Development Policy, Background paper to the European Report on Development 2009, European University Institute, Florence.

Collier, Paul, and Tony Venables (2009), Natural Resources and State Fragility, Background paper to the European Report on Development 2009, European University Institute, Florence.

Fernanda Faria, and Andrew Sherriff (2009), EU Policies to Address Fragility in Sub‑Saharan Africa, Background paper to the European Report on Development 2009, European University Institute, Florence.

Fennell, Shailaja (2009), State Fragility and African Agriculture, Background paper to the European Report on Development 2009, European University Institute, Florence.

Giovannetti, Giorgia, and Margherita Velucchi (2009), African Financial Markets: A Spillover Analysis of Shocks, Background paper to the European Report on Development 2009, European University Institute, Florence.

Guillaumont, Patrick and Sylviane Guillaumont Jeanneney (2009), State Fragility and Economic Vulnerability: What is Measured and Why?, Background paper to the European Report on Development 2009, European University Institute, Florence.

Harcourt, Wendy (2009), Gender and Fragility: Policy Responses, Background paper to the European Report on Development 2009, European University Institute, Florence.

Harttgen Kenneth, and Stephan Klasen (2009), Fragility and MDG Progress: How Useful is the Fragility Concept?, Background paper to the European Report on Development 2009, European University Institute, Florence.

Iapadre, Lelio, and Francesca Luchetti (2009), Trade Regionalisation and Openness in Africa, Background paper to the European Report on Development 2009, European University Institute, Florence.

Kaplan, Seth (2009), Enhancing Resilience in Fragile States, Background paper to the European Report on Development 2009, European University Institute, Florence.

Khan, Zohra (2009), Gender Responsive Budgeting, Background paper to the European Report on Development 2009, European University Institute, Florence.

Larrú, José María (2009), State Weakness in the Mediterranean and Sub-Saharan African Countries. A Statistical Analysis, Background paper to the European Report on Development 2009, European University Institute, Florence.

Mold, Andrew, and Annalisa Prizzon (2009), Fragile States, Commodity Booms and Export Performance: An Analysis of the Sub‑Saharan African Case, Background paper to the European Report on Development 2009, European University Institute, Florence.

Naudé, Wim (2009), Africa and the Global Economic Crisis: A Risk Assessment and Action Guide, Background paper to the European Report on Development 2009, European University Institute, Florence.

New Faces for African Development (2009), various authors, Contributions from the poster session at the ERD Accra Conference, 21-23 May 2009, Background paper to the European Report on Development 2009, European University Institute, Florence.

Nkurunziza, Janvier D. (2009), Why is Burundi’s Financial Sector Not Development-Oriented?, Background paper to the European Report on Development 2009, European University Institute, Florence.

Nyarko, Yaw (2009), EU Policies and African Human Capital Development, Background paper to the European Report on Development 2009, European University Institute, Florence.

Oduro, Abena D. (2009), Adverse Shocks and Social Protection in Africa: What Role for Formal and Informal Financial Institutions?, Background paper to the European Report on Development 2009, European University Institute, Florence.

Platteau, Jean-Philippe (2009), Political Instrumentalisation of Islam, Persistent Autocracies, and Obscurantist Deadlock, Background paper to the European Report on Development 2009, European University Institute, Florence.

Pouligny, Béatrice (2009), State‑society relations and intangible dimensions of state resilience and state building: a bottom-up perspective, Background paper to the European Report on Development 2009, European University Institute, Florence.

Reynal-Querol, Marta (2009), Fragility and Conflicts, Background paper to the European Report on Development 2009, European University Institute, Florence.

Rocha Menocal, Alina (2009), “State‑building for Peace” – A New Paradigm for International Engagement in Post-Conflict Fragile States?, Background paper to the European Report on Development 2009, European University Institute, Florence.

Tschirgi, Necla (2009), The Security-Politics-Development Nexus: The Lessons of State-building in Sub-Saharan Africa, Background paper to the European Report on Development 2009, European University Institute, Florence.

Vennesson, Pascal, and Christian Büger (2009), Coping with Insecurity in Fragility Situations, Background paper to the European Report on Development 2009, European University Institute, Florence.

Verdier, Thierry (2009), Regional Integration, Fragility and the Institution Building: An Analytical Framework Applied to the African Context, Background paper to the European Report on Development 2009, European University Institute, Florence.