Skip to:

Ecuador

Other Publications

Are China's Loans to Ecuador a Good Deal? The Case of the Sopladora Hydro Project

September 2017

This case presents the decision to build the Sopladora Hydroelectric Plant (487MW) in the Ecuadorian Amazon, with financing from the Eximbank of China.

News

Poorly Governed Resource-Dependent States: Policy Options for the New Administration

July 2013

Many resource dependent states have to varying degrees, failed to provide for the welfare of their own populations, could threaten global energy markets, and could pose security risks for the...

Political Clientelism, Social Policy, and the Quality of Democracy: Evidence from Latin America, Lessons from other Regions

July 2013

On November 5-6  2010, the global Network of Democracy Research Institutes (NDRI) convened a conference in Quito, Ecuador, on "Political Clientalism, Social Policy, and the Quality of Democracy:...

Larry Diamond: How to save democracy

January 2009

Bush gave democracy promotion a bad name, Larry Diamond writes in Newsweek. The new administration needs to get it right.

Events

Regionalism and State Weakness

February 6, 2014

  Abstract: Scholars of state development have paid insufficient attention to the question of regionalism; too often modeling state-building as the extension of the authority of a 'center' over...

A Critique of Repressive Approaches to Combat Human Trafficking

March 14, 2012

Alison Brysk is the Mellichamp Chair in Global Governance, Global and International Studies at UC Santa Barbara.

Can ICT Improve Clean Water Delivery Systems in Slums? Lessons from Kibera

February 11, 2011

Water is scarce, costly, and contaminated in Kibera, Nairobi -- one of Africa's largest urban slums.