DAI staff publish extensively in the field of international development. We provide links to some of these publications below.
Assessing the Business Environment in West Bank and Gaza: A Regional Perspective (July 2008) A paper prepared by DAI economist Ulrich Ernst View/Download in Acrobat PDF format (768 KB)
Household Nutrition Gardens: A Timely Response to Food Insecurity and HIV/AIDS in Africa (June 2008) An article by Joe Dever, prepared for the The Africa Journal, a publication of the Corporate Council on Africa. View/Download in Acrobat PDF format (980 KB)
Field Manual: Supporting Microfinance through Grants in Post-Crisis Settings (August 2007) A paper prepared by Emre Ersenkal presenting work conducted with the assistance of the Jim Wolf Fellowship. View/Download in Acrobat PDF format (428 KB)
Performance-based Arrangements for Senior Civil Servants OECD and Other Country Experiences (2007) A paper by Anne Ketelaar, Nick Manning, and Edouard Turkisch, prepared for the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Working Papers on Public Governance series. View/Download in Acrobat PDF format (567 KB)
Effective Aid Strategies to Support Democracy in Africa (June 2007) A paper by Joseph Siegle, prepared for the Africa Beyond Aid conference, Brussels, Belgium, June 24-26, 2007. View/Download in Acrobat PDF format (81.9 KB)
In Control of Their Future: Community-Led Reconciliation and Recovery (April 2007) A paper by David Pottebaum and Christopher Lee, presented at the World Bank workshop "Moving out of Poverty in Conflict-Affected Areas." View/Download in Acrobat PDF format (90 KB)
Explaining the Variation in Economic Performance of Developing Country Democratizers (March 2007) A paper by Joseph Siegle, prepared for the Community of Democracies Seminar on Democracy and Development: Poverty as a Challenge to Democratic Governance, Bamako, Mali, March 29-30, 2007. View/Download in Acrobat PDF format (90 KB)
Malaysia in the Global Economy: Crisis, Recovery, and the Road Ahead (December 2006) An article by Dan Charette appearing the latest issue of the New England Journal of Public Policy. It explores the root causes of Malaysia's financial collapse in the late 1990s, the steps taken to restore order to the economy, and considerations for preserving stability and growth into the future. View/Download in Acrobat PDF format (79 KB)
Assessing The Merits of Decentralization as a Conflict Mitigation Strategy (October 2006) A paper by Joseph Siegle and Patrick O'Mahoney, prepared for USAID's Office of Democracy and Governance as a supporting study to the revision of the Decentralization and Democratic Local Governance Programming Handbook. View/Download in Acrobat PDF format (386 KB)
Democratic Divergence in Africa: Lessons and Implications for Aid (April 2006) An article by Joseph Siegle, prepared for the workshop, "Africa Beyond Aid," April 3-4, 2006, Potsdam, Germany, hosted by the Brenthurst Foundation in conjunction with the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and DANIDA. Please click here for a full PDF of the article
Why Democracy Is Central To Prosperity and Peace (January 2006) An article by Joseph Siegle which is an English translation of article published in Auslandsinformationen. View/Download in Acrobat PDF format (61 KB)
Capturing a Market Share? Migrant Remittances & Commercialization of Microfinance in Africa (August 2003) An article by Cerstin Sander prepared for the Conference on Current Issues in Microfinance, Johannesburg, 12-14 August 2003. View/Download in Acrobat PDF format (261 KB).
Migrant Remittances to Developing Countries (June 2003) A Scoping Study: Overview and Introduction to Issues for Pro-Poor Financial Services, by Cerstin Sander. View/Download in Acrobat PDF format (1.30 MB).
Passing the Buck. Money Transfer Systems: The Practice and Potential for Products in Kenya (May 2003) A Microsave Study by Kamau Kabbucho, Cerstin Sander, Peter Mukwana. View/Download in Acrobat PDF format (1.24 MB).
Can commercial banks do microfinance? Lessons from the Commercial Bank of Zimbabwe and the Co-operative Bank of Kenya (December 2002) An article by Robin Bell, Annie Harper and Dyson Mandivenga View/Download in Acrobat PDF format (187 KB)
DAI Europe completed for DFID a ten country comparison of private sector development policies and their impact on growth: Indigenous Private Sector Development and Regulation in Africa and Central Europe: A 10 Country Study (August 2002) Graham Bannock in collaboration with Matthew Gamser, Mariell Juhlin and Andrew McCann. View/Download in Acrobat PDF format (499 KB)
Rebuilding State Structures: Methods and Approaches (2002) Peter Brooke contributed to the UNDP's assessment of the tools applied to reform state administrations, based on case material provided by six countries. http://www.pefa.org/whatsnew.htm