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Economic Policy in Post-Conflict Societies

  • Paul Collier
Part of the International Economic Association Series book series (IEA)

Abstract

Once a civil war has ended, what economic policies should a society adopt? Should institutions such as the World Bank, which provide policy advice, recommend policies that are distinctive because the society is post-conflict? Should donors modify their own policies — notably their rules of aid allocation — so as to make special provision for countries that are post-conflict?

Keywords

Policy Reform Public Capital Military Expenditure Thematic Issue Policy Improvement 
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