Last Updated: June 25, 2009

Academic Resources

Abel, Andrew B., and Ben S. Bernanke. Macroeconomics. Boston: Pearson Education Inc., 2005.

Addison, Tony, Africas Recovery from Conflict: Making Peace Work for the Poor, Policy Brief, Helsinki: United Nations University- World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER), 2003.

Addison, Tony, From Conflict to Recovery in Africa. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003.

Addison, Tony, The Global Economy, Conflict Prevention, and Post-Conflict Recovery, Helsinki: UNU-WIDER, November 8, 2004.

Addison, Tony, Philippe Le Billon and S. Mansoob Murshed, Finance in Conflict and Reconstruction, Discussion Paper No. 2001/44, Helsinki: UNU- WIDER, August 2001.

Amsden, Alice, Escape from Empire: The Developing Worlds Journey Through Heaven and Hell. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2007.

Avi-Yonah, Reuven, and Yoram Margalioth, Taxation in Developing Countries: Some Recent Support and Challenges to the Traditional View, Virginia Tax Review, Summer 2007.

Ayittey, George B.N., Why Africa is Poor, in Sustainable Development: Promoting Progress or Perpetuating Poverty?, ed. Julian Morris, London: Profile Books, August 2002.

Baer, Werner, Import Substitution and Industrialization in Latin America: Experiences and Interpretations, Latin American Review,vol. 7, no. 1 (1972): 95-122.

Beckman, Bjorn, and A. Sjögren, Civil Society and Authoritarianism: Debates and Issues - an Introduction in Civil Society and Authoritarianism in the Third World, eds., B. Beckman, E. Hansson, and A. Sjögren, Stockholm: PODSU, Stockhold University, 2001.

Bendana, Alejandro, Good Governance and the MDGs: Contradictory or Complementary? Focus on the Global South, October 12, 2004.

Betley, Mary, Assessing the Impact of the PEFA Framework: A Study for the PEFA Steering Committee, Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability, June 2008.

Boyce, James K., and Madalene ODonnell, Peace and the Public Purse: An Introduction, in Peace and the Public Purse: Economic Policies for Postwar Statebuilding, ed. James K. Boyce and Madalene ODonnell, 1-14. Boulder: Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc., 2007.

Boyce, James K., Post-Conflict Recovery: Resource Mobilization and Peacebuilding. Working Paper 159, Political Economy Research Institute, UMASS-Amherst, February 2008.

Browne, Stephen, Aid to Fragile States: Do Donors Help or Hinder? Discussion Paper No. 2007/01, Helsinki: UNU and WIDER, May 2007.

Cassimon, Danny, and Bjorn Van Campenhout, Aid Effectiveness, Debt Relief and Public Finance Response: Evidence from a Panel of HIPCs, Research Paper No. 2007/59, Helsinki: UNU-WIDER, September 2007.

Calvo, Guillermo A., and Carment M. Reinhart, Fear of Floating, Working Paper No. 7993, National Bureau of Economic Research, November 2000.

Camarda, Michael, Aid and the Cycle of Debt, Politic, September 7, 2007.

Carbonnier, Gilles Conflict, Postwar Rebuilding and the Economy: A Critical Review of the Literature. New York: WSP International, 1998.

Cheru, Fantu, Building and Supporting PRSPs in Africa: What Has Worked Well So Far? What Needs Changing? Third World Quarterly, vol. 27, no. 2 (2006): 355-376.

Christopher Adam, Paul Collier and Victor Davies, Post-Conflict Monetary Reconstruction, Department of Economics: Oxford University, September 29, 2006.

Cohen, John M., Capacity Building in the Public Sector: A Focused Framework for Analysis and Action, International Review of Administrative Sciences, vol. 61, no. 3 (1995): 407-422.

Collier, Paul, Post-Conflict Recovery: how should policies be distinctive? Oxford: Centre for the Study of African Economies, 2007.

Collier, Paul et al., Breaking the Conflict Trap: Civil War and Development Policy. Washington, DC: World Bank and Oxford University Press, 2003.

Czaika, Mathias, and Krisztina Kis-Katos, Civil Conflict and Displacement: Village Level Determinants of Forced Migration in Aceh, Discussion Paper No. 4. Freiburg: Department of International Economic Policy, University of Freiburg, April 2008.

de Waal, Alex,  Famine Crimes: Politics and the Disaster Relief Industry in Africa.  Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, 1998.

Dehejia, Vivek H., and Nicholas Rowe, Macroeconomic Stabilization: Fixed Exchange Rates vs. Inflation Targeting vs. Price Level Targeting, Manuscript, 2000.

Easterly, William, The White Mans Burden: Why the Wests Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good. London: Penguin Books, 2006.

Hayman, Gavin and Corene Crossin, Revenue Transparency and the Publish What You Pay Campaign, in Profiting from Peace: Managing the Resource Dimensions of Civil War, ed. Karen Ballentine and Heiko Nitzschke, 421-456. Boulder: Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc., 2005.

Heinrich Boll Foundation, Glossary of Terms in Gender, Macroeconomics and the IFIs Dossier, 2007.

Hope, Sr., Kempe Ronald Building a Peaceful and Sustainable Future: Democratic Governance, Decentralization and Reconstruction in Southern Africa, International Development Resource Centre Project 100142, Botswana: African Development Studies Association, October 2000.

Hsu, Keng-Ming and Chun-Yuan Wang,  The Institutional Design and Citizen Participation in Local Governance, in Jak Jabes (ed), Selected Papers from the Launching Conference of the Network of Asia-Pacific Schools and Institutes of Public Administration and Governance, The Role of Public Administration in Alleviating Poverty and Improving Governance, Kuala-Lumpur, Malaysia, December 6-8, 2004.

Junne, Gerd, and Willemijn Verkoren, Postconflict Development: Meeting New Challenges. Colorado: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2005.

Kanbur, Ravi, The African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM): An Assessment of Concept and Design, Ithaca: Cornell University, January 2004.

Keen, Michael, VAT Attacks! International Tax and Public Finance, vol. 14, no. 4 (2007): 365-381.

Kennedy, David, The Rule of Law, Political Choices, and Development Common Sense, in David M. Trubek and Alvaro Santos (eds.), The New Law and Economic Development: A Critical Appraisal, 95-173.Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006.

Khattry, Barsha, and J. Mohan Rao. Fiscal Faux Pas? An Analysis of the Revenue Implications of Trade Liberalization, World Development, vol. 30, no. 8 (2002): 1431-1444.

Kolstad, Ivar, and Arne Wiig, Is Transparency the Key to Reducing Corruption in Resource-Rich Countries? World Development, vol. 37, no. 3 (2009): 521-532.

Larson, Anne M., and Jesse C. Ribot. Democratic Decentralisation through a Natural Resource Lens: An Introduction, European Journal of Development Research, vol. 16, no. 1 (2004): 1-25.

Li, Ling-Hin, and Xin Li, Land Readjustment: An Innovative Urban Experiment in China, Urban Studies vol. 44 no. 1 (2007): 81-98.

McDougal, Topher L., Development during Crisis: Promoting Asset-Building in Protracted Refugee Situations, MIT International Review, Spring 2007.

Morrissey, Oliver, Making Debt Relief Conditionality Pro-poor, Discussion Paper No. 2002/04, Helsinki: UNU-WIDER, 2002.

Ndikumana, Léonce and James K. Boyce, Congos Odious Debt: External Borrowing and Capital Flight in Zaire, Development and Change, vol. 29 no. 2 (1998): 195-217.

Oates, Wallace E., Property Taxation and Local Government Finance: An Overview and Some Reflections, in Property Taxation and Local Government Finance, 1-20. Cambridge: Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, 2003.

Ocampo, José Antonio, Beyond the Washington Consensus: What do We Mean? Journal of Post Keynesian Economics vol. 27 no. 2 (2005): 293-314.

Oxford Policy Management, Medium Term Expenditure Frameworks- Panacea or Dangerous Distraction?, OPM Review, Paper 2, May 2000.

Paris, Roland, At Wars End: Building Peace After Civil Conflict. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004.

Prathivadi Bhayankaram, Anand, Getting Infrastructure Priorities Right in Post Conflict Reconstruction, Working Paper, Helsinki: UNU-WIDER, 2005.

Rivera, Yolanda UICIFD Briefing No. 1: Debt Forgiveness, The University of Iowa for International Finance and Development, January 20, 2006.

Stiglitz, Joseph, Globalization and Its Discontent. New York: W.W. Norton and Company, Inc., 2003

Stiglitz, Joseph, Making Globalization Work. New York: W.W. Norton and Company, Inc., 2006.

Stiglitz, Joseph, Lessons of the Asia Crisis, 50 Years is Enough: US Network for Global Economic Justice.

Starr, Martha, Monetary Policy in Post-Conflict Countries: Restoring Credibility, American University, May 2004.

Starr, Paul, The Meaning of Privatization, Yale Law and Policy Review 6 (1988): 6-41.

Suranovic, Steven M., Import Tariffs: International Trade Theory and Policy, The International Economics Study Center, Washington DC: George Washington University.

Talierco, Jr., Robert R., Administrative Reform as Credible Commitment: The Impact of Autonomy on Revenue Authority Performance in Latin America, World Development vol. 32 no. 2 (2003): 213-232.

Tandon, Yash, The ESA-EU EPA Negotiations and the Role of COMESA, SEATINI Bulletin, vol. 7, no. 09, (June 15, 2004): 1-6.

Thompson, Fred and Mark T. Green, eds., Handbook of Public Finance. New York: Marcel Dekker, 1998.

University of Southern California (USC) Keston Institute for Public Finance and Infrastructure Policy, Protecting the Public Interest: The Role of Long-term Concession Agreements for Providing Transportation Infrastructure, USC Keston Institute for Public Finance and Infrastructure Policy, June 2007.

Uvin, Peter, Human Rights and Development. Bloomfield, Connecticut: Kumarian Press, Inc., 2004.

van de Walle, Nicolas, Meet the New Boss, Same as the Old Boss? The Evolution of Political Clientelism in Africa, in Patrons, Clients and Policies: Patterns of Democratic Accountability and Political Competition, eds. Herbert Kitschelt and Steven I. Wilkinson, 50-67. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007.

Williamson, John, What Should the World Bank Think about the Washington Consensus? Peterson Institute for International Economics, July 1999.

Williamson, John, A Short History of the Washington Consensus. Barcelona: Fundacion CIDOB, 2004.

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News and Reports

As Food Prices Soar, Hunger and Unrest Prompt Global Concern, Oxfam America, April 18, 2008.

BBC News, Cautious Welcome for G8 Debt Deal, BBC News, June 12, 2005.

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Policy Analysis and Practitioner Documents

Allen, Richard, and Daniel Tommasi, Glossary, in Managing Public Expenditure - A Reference Book for Transition Countries, ed.Richard Allen and Daniel Tommasi, Paris: OECD Publishers, 2001.

Arrighi, Giovanni The African Crisis, in The New Left Review, 15, May-June 2002.

Asian Development Bank (ADB), Governance: Sound Development Management, Philippines: ADB, August 1995.

Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Joint Ministerial Statement of the 4th ASEAN Finance Ministers Meeting, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam: ASEAN, March 25-26, 2000.

Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID), Economic Governance and the Asian Crisis: An Evaluation of the Australian Aid Programs Response, AusAID, Quality Assurance Series, No. 30, April 2003.

Center on International Cooperation (CIC), Public Finance in Post-conflict Statebuilding: Executive Summary, New York: CIC.

Chaudry, Shahid Amjad, Gary James Reid, and Waleed Haider Malik, Civil Service Reform in Latin America and the Caribbean, Technical Paper 259, Washington DC: World Bank, 1994.

Department of Foreign Affairs, Address of the South African Minister of Foreign Affair, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, on Public Private Partnerships: The South African Experience, Tokyo International Conference for African Development IV Ministerial Preparatory Meeting, Libreville: Republic of South Africa, March 21, 2008.

Dye, Kenneth M., and Rick Stapenhurst, Pillars of Integrity: The Importance of Supreme Audit Institutions in Curbing Corruption, Washington DC: The Economic Development Institute of the World Bank, 1998.

Ekpo, Akpan H., Economic Governance and the Partnership for African Development (NEPAD), Prepared for presentation at the African Forum for Envisioning Africa, Nairobi, Kenya, April 26-29, 2002.

Fitzduff, Mari, Civil Society and Peacebuilding - The New Fifth Estate? The Hague: Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict, 2004.

Foster, Mick, New Approaches to Development Co-operation: What Can We Learn From Experience With Implementing Sector Wide Approaches, Working Paper 140, London: Overseas Development Institute, October 2000.

International Monetary Fund (IMF), The Funds Engagement in Fragile States and Post-Conflict Countries"A Review of Experience"Issues and Options, Washington DC: IMF Policy Development and Review Department, 2008.

IMF, Debt Relief Under the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative, IMF, March 2009.

IMF, Articles of Agreement of the International Monetary Fund: Article I - Purposes IMF.

IMF, The IMF and Good Governance: A Factsheet, IMF, May 2008.

IMF, Roundtable Discussion with NGOs: Public Financial Management Reform, Phnom Penh: IMF, October 20, 2006.

IMF Fiscal Affairs Department, Rebuilding Fiscal Institutions in Post-Conflict Countries. Washington DC: IMF, 2004.

Independent Evaluation Group (IEG), Engaging with Fragile States: World Bank Support to Low-Income Countries Under Stress (LICUS). Washington DC: World Bank Group, 2007.

Joshi, Anuradha, and Mick Moore, The Mobilising Potential of Anti-Poverty Programmes, IDS Discussion Paper 374, Institute of Development Studies, 2000.

Klein, Michael, et al.,Concessions for Infrastructure: A Guide to Their Design and Award, Technical Paper 399, The World Bank: Finance, Private Sector and Infrastructure Network.

Koch, Per, and Johan Hauknes, Innovation in the Public Sector, Publin Report No. D20, Oslo: NIFU STEP, 2005.

Kuteesa, Florence, Aid Effectiveness and Good Governance: The Case of Uganda, Paper Presented at a Research Meeting Convened by Global Economic Governance Programme at the IDRC, Ottawa, Canada, March 9, 2005.

Lopes, Carlos, and Thomas Theisohn, Ownership, Leadership and Transformation: Can We Do Better for Capacity Development? New York: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Earthscan Publishers Ltd., 2003, 111.

Meja, Vitalice, Statement to the General Assembly CSO Hearings at the UN, African Forum and Network on Debt and Development (AFRODAD), June 19, 2008.

Nalo, David S. O., Increasing Prospects for Success of APRM in Africa: The Case of Kenya, Kenya: Ministry of Planning and National Development, 2002.

O Donnell, Madalene, Public Finance in Post-conflict Statebuilding, New York: Center on International Cooperation, March 2005.

ODonnell, Madalene, Literature Review: Post-conflict Public Finance. New York: Center on International Cooperation, 2007.

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions, OECD.

OECD, Performance Budgeting in OECD Countries. Paris: OECD, 2007.

?stby, Gudrun, Horizontal Inequalities, Political Environment, and Civil Conflict: Evidence from 55 Developing Countries, 1986-2003, Post-Conflict Transitions Working Paper No. 7. Washington DC: The World Bank, April 2007.

Paffenholz, Thania and Christoph Spurk, Civil Society, Civil Engagement, and Peacebuilding, Conflict Prevention & Reconstruction Working Paper No. 36. Washington, DC: World Bank, October 2006.

Paris, Roland and Timothy D. Sisk, Managing Contradictions: The Inherent Dilemmas of Postwar Statebuilding. New York: International Peace Academy, Research Partnership on Postwar Statebuilding, November 2007.

Paugam, Anne. Ad Valorem Property Taxes in Transition Economies, Working Paper No. 9, Infrastructure Unit - Europe and Central Asia, World Bank, 1999.

Peacebuilding Commission, Buttressing the States Fiscal Capacities: Comparative Lessons from Budget Support, Working Group on Lessons Learned, New York: United Nations Peacebuilding Commission, November 8, 2007.

Piggott, J. and J. Whalley, "VAT Base Broadening, Self Supply, and the Informal Sector, American Economic Review vol. 91, (2001): 1084-1094.

Prudhomme, Rémy, The Dangers of Decentralization, The World Bank Research Observer vol. 10 no. 2 (1995): 201-220.

Ramkumar, Vivek, and Warren Krafchik, The Role of Civil Society Organization in Auditing and Public Finance, The International Budget Project, May, 2005.

Schick, Allen, A Contemporary Approach to Public Expenditure Management. Washington DC: The World Bank Institute, 1998.

SHC Development Consulting, Sector Programmes and PRSP Implementation: Chances and Challenges, Paper Commissioned by KfW for the Strategic Programme with Africa. Kassel: SHC Development Consulting, December 2001.

Sisk T., et al eds., Democracy at the Local Level: The International IDEA Handbook on Participation, Representation, Conflict Management and Governance. Stockholm: International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA), 2001.

Spratt, Stephen, External Debt and the Millennium Development Goals: A New Sustainable Framework. Washington, DC: The World Bank, 2007.

Spruiell, Stephen, Protectionism- Tariffs, Subsidies, and Trade Policy, Mercy Corps- Global Envision August 30, 2006.

Statebuilding- Institution Building, The Conflict Management Toolkit, Balitimore: Johns Hopkins University School for Advanced International Studies (SAIS).

Thomsen, Stephen, Encouraging Public-Private Partnerships in the Utilities Sector: The Role of Development Assistance, NEPAD/OECD Investment Initiative, May 25-27, 2005.

United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID), Understanding and Reforming Public Expenditure Management: Guidelines for DFID. London: DFID, March 2001.

United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA), Expert Group Meeting on Conflict Prevention, Peacebuilding and Development. New York: UNDESA, November 15, 2004.

UNDESA, Participatory Dialogue:  Towards a Stable, Safe and Just Society for All, New York: United Nations, 2007.

United Nations Development Group (UNDG), Enhancing the UNs Contribution to National Capacity Development: An UNDG Position Statement. New York: United Nations Development Programme, October 2006.

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Capacity Development Services in Application: Public Finance Capacities, UNDP.

UNDP, Governance for Sustainable Human Development: A UNDP Policy Document, UNDP.

UNDP Bureau of Crisis Prevention and Recovery (BCPR), Sustaining Post- Conflict Economic Recovery: Lessons and Challenges, Occasional Paper 1. New York: UNDP, October 2005.

United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), African Governance Report 2005, Addis Ababa: UNECA, 2005.

Wallsten, Scott, State-owned Enterprises - A Definition, The World Bank.

Watson, Geoffrey R., The OECD Convention on Bribery, ASIL Insights, The American Society of International Law, March 1998.

The World Bank, Country Financial Accountability Assessments (CFAAs), The World Bank.

The World Bank, Results-based National Development Strategies: Assessment and Challenges Ahead. Washington DC: The World Bank, December 2007.

The World Bank, Governance and Anti-Corruption, The World Bank.

The World Bank, Public Expenditure Management Handbook. Washington, DC: The World Bank, 1998.

The World Bank, The World Bank Participation Sourcebook, The World Bank. 

The World Bank Group, Concept of Fiscal Decentralization and Worldwide Overview: Introduction, Washington DC: World Bank Institute, Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations and Local Financial Management Program.

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UN Official Documents

Cheru, Fantu, The Highly Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative: A Human Rights Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP), United Nations Economic and Social Council, E/CN.4/2001/56, January 18, 2001.

United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), High Level Regional Consultative Meeting on Financing for Development and Preparatory Meeting for the Third UN Conference on LDCs: Governance, Peace and Social Stability,UNECA, Issues Note, ESPD/High Level/2000/4, November 2000, 2.

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Web Resources

Consulting Africa, Medium Term Expenditure Framework, Consulting Africa.

50 Years is Enough, International Monetary Fund (IMF)/World Bank Debt Relief for Poor and Indebted Countries is a Sham, US Network for Global Economic Justice.

Jubilee Debt Campaign, The Multilateral Debt Relief Iniative: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly. London: Jubilee Debt Campaign, June 2006.

The Global Economic Governance Programme

Global Policy Forum (GPF)

Governance and Social Development Resource Center (GSDRC)

The International Budget Partnership

International Development Research Center (IDRC)

Public Sector Governance Group

Political Economy Research Institute (PERI)

UNDP Development Studies

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