Liberia

Scholarly Publications

Can Development Aid Contribute to Social Cohesion after Civil War? Evidence from a Field Experiment in Post-Conflict Liberia

May 2009

Civil war is very common in the developing world, with harmful welfare effects when it occurs.

News

Twenty-seven Stanford Summer Fellows on Democracy and Development announced for 2007

May 2007

The Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) at Stanford University is pleased to announce its new class of Stanford Summer Fellows on Democracy and Development.

Iraq: Lessons (Not) Learned

January 2005

Larry Diamond writes about hurdles facing nations trying to rebuild or democratize shattered states.

Afghanistan at Halftime

September 2005

In a recent op ed, CDDRL's J. Alexander Thier discusses Afghanistan's landmark September 2005 elections.

Events

Post Conflict Reconstruction Strategies: The NGO Perspective

February 2, 2005

Liz McBride, Director of the Post-Conflict Development Initiative at the London-based Internatinal Rescue Committee will discuss state reconstruction challenges following violent conflict in the...

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

March 13, 2009

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...

Information, Knowledge, and Truth: Replacing Secrecy, Ignorance, and Myth in the Wake of Atrocity

May 8, 2009

This talk will describe the role of data analysis in political transitions to democracy. Transitions require accountability of some form, and in the aggregate, accountability is statistical.

People

Jamie O'Connell Network Affiliate, CDDRL, Lecturer in Residence at Stanford Law School