This edition: Rebuilding War-Torn States: The Challenge of Post-Conflict Economic Reconstruction
Original tape date: June 17, 2010.
After wars end, what steps should countries take to consolidate peace? Which policies and institutions are necessary to reactivate the economy in the short run and ensure sustainable development in the long run?
Graciana del Castillo identifies five premises that are necessary for war economies to transition into sustainable and productive markets.
Graciana del Castillo is a Senior Research Scholar at Columbia University and an expert in economic reconstruction in countries coming out of crises.