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Learning to Share: Explaining the Conditions under Which States Delegate Governance - Working Paper 181

Aila M. Matanock
September 18, 2009
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Continuing CGD’s work on weak and fragile states, Aila Matanock of Stanford University investigates why and when states delegate governance functions to others—and why the other agrees to take on the responsibilities. A survey of what works in Melanesia points toward potential solutions to promote stability worldwide.

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