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State Building in Conflict Affected and Fragile States: A Comparative Study; Technical Working Paper

This analysis provides a comparison of fiscal performance improvements over time for Afghanistan and Timor-Leste. It reviews changes in the quality of public financial management systems as revealed by Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability (PEFA) assessments, development and fiduciary risk analysis and other indicators, including by looking at the cost effectiveness of aid interventions in both countries. It also compares systemic fiscal performance with other g7+ countries.