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Published: 25 August 2011

232 Pages | 20 Figures, 33 Tables


ISBN: 9780199693153

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Fragile States

Causes, Costs, and Responses

Edited by Wim Naudé, Amelia U. Santos-Paulino, and Mark McGillivray

WIDER Studies in Development Economics

  • Highlights the causes and costs of fragile states and considers what should be done to promote stability
  • Contributions from eminent development economists who explain the criteria and classification of fragile states
  • Focus on conflict, a major cause of state fragility, and the global impact of fragile states
  • Clear structure, the volume is organized into three distinct parts: causes, costs, and responses

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