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10 Apr 2017

Why have criminality spiked and socio-economic productivity dropped in Kabul, Afghanistan? This report points to 1) a competition for scarce resources; 2) the uneven distribution of public goods; 3) an obvious ‘brain drain’ out of the city; and 4) a complicated constellation of governing bodies. Regardless of these problems, the report’s author maintains that if positive changes are to take place in Afghanistan, they will have to originate in the capital first. Here are his recommendations.

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Author Fabrizio Foschini
Series USIP Peaceworks
Issue 126
Publisher United States Institute of Peace (USIP)
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