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Balkh’s Economy in Transition

Status: Completed
Publications from this research project:

Small and Medium Enterprises Development and Regional Trade in Afghanistan

In Afghanistan’s turn to market economy after the US invasion in 2001, the private sector, 85 percent of it made up of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), was defined as the engine for growth. But the flow of tremendous aid Read More

Balkh’s Economy in Transition

This Issues Paper extends beyond the more common conversation concerning Transition and its effect on the security and government, to that on the economy. Based on field work conducted between September 2012 and May 2013 in Balkh, the paper offers Read More

The Resilient Oligopoly: A Political-Economy of Northern Afghanistan 2001 and Onwards

This paper studies the political and social dynamics of Northern Afghanistan, defined here as the provinces of Faryab, Jowzjan, Sar-i Pul, Balkh and Samangan, not just from the short-term perspective of political rivalry and personal competition, but also from the Read More