Economics and Private Sector-PEAKS

July 2012 to July 2014

The EPS-PEAKS provides knowledge services drawing on the research expertise from a consortium of organisation managed by ODI. The consortium includes Coffey International, University of Birmingham, London School of Economics, Nathan Associates and Oxford Policy Management.

Services provided include:

  • Helpdesk
  • Topic Guides
  • E-learning Database
  • Structured Professional Development
  • Document Library


Sub-Saharan Africa international sovereign bonds

Research reports and studies | January 2015 | Judith Tyson
This two-part study looks at the current situation surrounding sovereign bonds to sub-Saharan African economies, and in particular the risks affecting these governments’ ability to repay bonds as their local currencies depreciate.

Graduation out of aid

Working and discussion papers | October 2013 | Zhenbo Hou and Jane Kennan
Ghana is currently transitioning out of aid and has recently been categorised as a lower-middle income country (MIC). The report compares Ghana’s key development indicators with other relevant countries including those who might be on track to transition to lower-...

Green infrastructure in fragile states

Research reports and studies | October 2012 | Alberto Lemma
The aim of the paper is to review evidence of the economic impacts of developing “green infrastructure” in fragile states in regards to their opportunity costs vis-a-vis “non-green” infrastructure developments.