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Patricia Justino, Wolfgang Stojetz - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

In conflict zones around the world, both state and non-state actors deliver governance at local levels. This paper explores the long-term impact of individual exposure to ‘wartime governance’ on social and political behaviour. We operationalize wartime governance as the local...

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– Zambezi basin and South Africa
Yohannes Gebretsadik, Charles Fant, Kenneth Strzepek, Channing Arndt - Applied Energy, 2016 - Amsterdam, Netherlands

Part of Journal Special Issue Prospects for Renewable Energy in Africa

This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Finn Tarp, James S. Juana, Philip Ward - Climatic Change, 2015 - Dordrecht, Netherlands

The articles in this special issue set forth a set of technical contributions that will improve the understanding of the impacts of climate change in developing countries. They are drawn from the Development Under Climate Change (DUCC) project carried out by UNU-WIDER of which the countries of...

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Helena Pérez Niño, Philippe Le Billon - The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 2014

Part of Journal Special Issue Aid and Institution-Building in Fragile States

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Helena Pérez Niño, Philippe Le Billon - UNU-WIDER, 2013 - Helsinki, Finland

Sharing similar colonial and post-independence civil war experiences, Mozambique and Angola’s development paths are often contrasted, with foreign aid-dependent Mozambique hailed a success compared to oil rentier Angola. This paper questions the so-called Mozambican miracle and contrasts it...

Blog
– An Interview with Andy McKay
Carl-Gustav Lindén - UNU-WIDER, 2013 - Helsinki, Finland

25 February 2013 Andy McKay, professor of development economics at University of Sussex, discusses the motivating factors behind UNU-WIDER’s Growth and Poverty Project (GAPP) with Carl-Gustav Lindén, senior communications specialist at UNU-WIDER. In the GAPP project Africa...

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Ivar Kolstad, Arne Wiig - UNU-WIDER, 2012 - Helsinki, Finland

A number of studies document an in-group bias in social dilemma situations. While group structure and dynamics are important in shaping in-group favouritism, less attention has been paid to individual characteristics affecting favouritism. Using data from dictator games conducted among 523...

Book Chapter
Mário Adauta de Sousa, Tony Addison, Björn Ekman, Åsa Stenman - , 2003
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Renato Aguilar - UNU-WIDER, 2001 - Helsinki, Finland

Angola’s difficulties in achieving macro-economic stability and economic liberalization have serious implications for private-sector development. Hyperinflation, and frequent policy reversal, constrain and distort investment in both the informal and formal parts of the private...

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Mário Adauta de Sousa, Tony Addison, Björn Ekman, Åsa Stenman - UNU-WIDER, 2001 - Helsinki, Finland

The list of illnesses afflicting Angolan society is a long one: political instability, civil war, macroeconomic mismanagement, and the desperation born of poverty. A profound sense of uncertainty afflicts all levels of society-the government (and its opponents), entrepreneurs and rural and urban...

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– Angola's War Economy 1975-99
Philippe Le Billon - UNU-WIDER, 1999 - Helsinki, Finland

In Angola, the availability of two abundant resources (oil and diamonds) has prolonged the conflict beyond its Cold War context. The geography and political economy of these resources were crucial to the course taken by the conflict. Matching the regional and ethnic differentiation articulated by...

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