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Fragile states and development policy

Besley, Timothy and Persson, Torsten (2011) Fragile states and development policy. Journal of the European Economic Association, 9 (3). pp. 371-398. ISSN 1542-4766

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Abstract

It is widely recognized that fragile states are key symptoms of under-development in many parts of the world. Such states are incapable of delivering basic services to their citizens and political violence is commonplace. As of yet, mainstream development economics has not dealt in any systematic way with such concerns and the implications for development assistance. This paper puts forward a framework for analyzing fragile states and applies it to a variety development policies in different types of states.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: http://www.eeassoc.org/index.php?site=JEEA&page=41
Additional Information: © 2011 European Economic Association
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
Sets: Departments > Economics
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 10 Jun 2011 14:06
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/36561/

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