The links between the environment and the economy have risen on policy and academic agendas. This paper scopes out the linkages between resource degradation and socio-economic outcomes.
Latest publications: Discussion papers
This Conference report summarises the presentations, discussions and resulting conclusions from the 2013 CAPE Conference: budgeting in the real world.
This piece of research reviews the existing literature and ongoing research on barriers affecting the trade of food staples in sub-Saharan Africa.
This topic guide, written for the Department for International Development, provides an overview of both the theory and practice of blended finance.
This bulletin examines how the (perception of) global monetary shocks in 2013 affected emerging economies and African countries.
This Working Paper seeks to clarify what a social enterprise is in a developing country context.
This set of DFID-ESRC Growth Research Programme (DEGRP) Policy Essays explore how to sustain and ensure growth and structural transformation in Africa through the financial sector
This helpdesk response reviews and comments on proposals that have been made regarding the post-2015 period by various stakeholders.
This report questions the future direction for the Aid for Trade (AfT), recommending that for the initiative to become more effective it must narrow its focus. The report suggests that Aid for Trade should concentrate on helping developing countries trade by building their productive capacity, reducing the cost of trading and increasing trade infrastructure.
This framing paper outlines contemporary thinking and debates on ‘budgeting in the real world’ – the theme of the 2013 CAPE Conference.