Stabilization Interventions and Peace in Fragile States: Evidence from Selected Programs in Ten Countries | Duke-DCID

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Eric Mvukiyehe - Duke University

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Eric Mvukiyehe is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at Duke University (tenure track). His own academic and policy research cuts across many topics and contexts. Read More

Eric Mvukiyehe - Economist, World Bank Research Department - Research Map

Democracy promotion in fragile states: Insights and experimental evidence from Liberia | Duke University

We use a cluster-randomized field experiment to study two strategies to promote free democratic expression among rural voters in Liberia’s 2011 general election. The context is one of a fragile state in which destructive legacies of Liberia’s 1989–2003 civil war...

Employment and violence in fragile states: Evidence from multi-country RCTs | PRT @ WBG

Governments and donors in fragile states often turn to public works programs to create jobs for vulnerable populations with poor employment prospects. Research across five countries and 40,000 households finds that public works programs consistently deliver short-term...

Opportunities & challenges of conducting RCTs & fieldwork in fragile settings | Brown University Watson Institute

“Natural” disasters and political unrest pose chronic threats to human security. Separately or in tandem, they turn citizens into refugees and displaced people, stretch government capacity, and, increasingly, spark chronic disorder, instability or military conflict....