Eliana La Ferrara, 14 September 2016

How to build functional states in difficult places? In this video, Eliana La Ferrara discusses four ways to improve state functioning in fragile environments. This video was recorded at the IGC.

Tim Besley, 24 June 2011

Tim Besley of the London School of Economics talks to Romesh Vaitilingam about the importance of a country’s fiscal capacity and legal capacity for its development prospects – and the link to policy debates about ‘fragile states’. The interview was recorded in London in June 2011 after a ‘blue-sky’ conference on development policy-making organised by CAGE, the Centre for Competitive Advantage in the World Economy at the University of Warwick. [Also read the transcript.]


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