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    • Pretending to be the Law: Violence to Reduce the COVID-19 Outbreak 

      Martin, Diego; Romero, Dario A. (Center for International Development at Harvard University, 2023-09)
      Did the COVID-19 pandemic create an opportunity to earn population control through illegal violence? We argue that criminal groups in Colombia portray as de facto police by using mass killings to reduce the COVID-19 outbreak. ...
    • Food for Growth: A Diagnostics of Namibia’s Agriculture Sector 

      Fortunato, Andres; ENCISO VALDIVIA, SHEYLA (Center for International Development at Harvard University, 2023-10)
      This growth diagnostic report analyzes the economic constraints that explain the underperformance of the agriculture sector in Namibia. Section 1 starts by showing why Namibia’s agricultural challenge is unique when compared ...
    • Growth Diagnostics and Competitiveness Study of the Manufacturing Sector in Tanzania 

      Klinger, Bailey; Santos, Miguel Angel; Arroyo From, Camila; Vashkinskaya, Ekaterina (Center for International Development at Harvard University, 2023-06)
      Tanzania’s manufacturing puzzles (and frustrations) seem to be a natural outcome of their policy choice. The Tanzanian economy experienced a significant acceleration over two decades, growing at a compounded annual growth ...