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2018

Public administration

The rise and fall of budget support in Swedish development cooperation

Karl-Anders Larsson

Budget support is the aid modality that best complies with the principles for aid effectiveness and it has been stated in several Swedish government documents since 2000 that its share of total Swedish aid should increase. It increased up...

2018

Climate

Weather and conflicts in Afghanistan

Monir Elias Bounadi

This Working Paper combine high-resolution data on temperature and precipitation with georeferenced data on conflict events to explore the link between local weather variations and conflict incidence for all districts of Afghanistan...

2018

Public administration

Volatility in Swedish aid the case of six long-term partner countries

Matilda Svedberg

Looking specifically at the case of Sweden, this working paper aims to provide insight to research and policies concerning aid volatility and generate comparable estimates of volatility in foreign...

2018

Equality, Public administration

On-going evaluation of gender mainstreaming at Sida – Second report

Elin Bjarnegård, Fredrik Uggla, Hanna Barvaeus

The Expert for Aid Studies decided in 2016 to initiate "on-going evaluation" on the efforts to strengthen gender mainstreaming at Sida until 2018. This is the second report from the evaluation. In total, two interim reports and a final EBA...

2017

Analytical framework for portfolio analyses of Swedish development cooperation

Annika Nilsson, Johanna Lindgren Garcia

This report introduces a generic model for portfolio analyses of Swedish bilateral development cooperation, which can be replicated across countries and sectors. A portfolio analysis of Mozambique and Palestine is conducted based on the...

2017

Climate

The Impact of Foreign Aid on Local Deforestation

Nicklas Nordfors

In collaboration with the Master’s Programme at the Department of Economics, Stockholm University, the EBA regularly engages as Master’s thesis co-supervisors. A successfully graded thesis may be published as an EBA Working Paper....

2017

Health

Plant pests and child health: Evidence from locust infestations in West Africa

Evelina Linnros

In collaboration with the Master’s Programme at the Department of Economics, Stockholm University, the EBA regularly engages as Master’s thesis co-supervisors. A successfully graded thesis may be published as an EBA Working Paper....

2017

Equality

On-going evaluation of Gender Mainstreaming at Sida - First report

Elin Bjarnegård, Fredrik Uggla

The Expert for Aid Studies decided in 2016 to initiate “on-going evaluation” on the efforts to strengthen gender mainstreaming at Sida until 2018. This first report presents the researcher’s "baseline" focusing on gender integration...

2016

Business, Climate, Democracy, Education, Equality, Health, Human Rights, Public administration, Regionalt bistånd, Research, War, security and conflict

Reclassification or Reprioritisation? The Sector Allocation of Swedish Official Development...

Ulrika Ahrsjö

Working paper "Reclassification or Reprioritisation? The Sector Allocation of Swedish Official Development Assistance 1973-2013" written by Ulrika Ahrsjö....

2016

Public administration, Regionalt bistånd

Sweden's economic relationships with Uganda

Anton Ståhl, Arne Bigsten, John Åke Andersson, Per-Åke Andersson

Working paper"Sweden's economic relationships with Uganda". Authors: Arne Bigsten, John Åke Andersson, Per-Åke Andersson, Anton...

2016

Is Development Aid a Complement or a Substitute to Foreign Direct Investment?

Ulrika Ahrsjö

Working paper "Is Development Aid a Complement or a Substitute to Foreign Direct Investment?", Ulrika Ahrsjö....

2013

Mapping of Swedish multilateral development aid during the 1997 – 2012 period

Mapsec

The purpose of this study was twofold. One task was to find out how Swedish support to multilateral organisations has evolved over the last 15 years. Another purpose was to investigate what information could be found in publically...