Water Issues in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: Challenges and Opportunities
Technical Report, United Nations Environment Program, 2011.

Case study covers topics such as overview of water resources, water sector governance (including legislation, institutional arrangements, water sector coordination, institutional reform, the role of NGOs and international assistance), and key issues in the water sector.

Strengthening Governance in Post-Conflict Fragile States
Netherlands Institute of International Relations, 2009.
Anten, Louise.

This issue paper aims to contribute to evidence-based operational guidance on the setting of realistic objectives in the domain of political governance in post-conflict states, and on operational strategies to achieve those objectives. It identifies the main issues, lessons learned and remaining questions on the basis of an analysis of international experiences and academic insights.

Infrastructure and Corruption: A Brief Survey
ECARES Working Paper, Universite libre de Bruxelles, 2014.
Estache, Antonio.

Survey on the “economics” case for planning in infrastructure. Aims at making policy makers and the sector recognize that there is no life in infrastructure without planning of some type (a function that has tended to disappear with the liberalization philosophy.) This note identifies ten drivers of the case for planning in national, regional and municipal infrastructure discussed in this brief.

What Anti-Corruption Policy Can Learn from Theories of Sector Regulation
ECARES Working Paper, Universite libre de Bruxelles, 2010.
Estache, Antonio.

Reviews the theories of corruption in regulated sectors to further understand the impact of corruption and the ways in which it can be reduced. the aim is to draw out the policy implications of the different theoretical approaches and to examine the support that can be garnered for such policies from empirical evidence and practice.