Over the years, CIPE has actively contributed to policy discussions and thought leadership in the democracy and economic communities.
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25 Year Impact Evaluation

01.01.2010 | Evaluations | Kim Eric Bettcher, Joel Scanlon, Nigina Malikova, Steven B. Rogers
On the occasion of the Center for International Private Enterprise’s (CIPE) 25th anniversary, this internal evaluation study reviews the accomplishments and lessons of the past 10 years and reflects on a quarter century of progress. The report encompasses both micro-level project impact and macro-...

Good Capitalism, Bad Capitalism: What Is a Market Economy and How Can It Deliver?

01.30.2010 | Articles | Robert Litan
Article at a glance The traditional approach to studying economic growth overlooks the importance of individuals and individual firms. Market economies are not monolithic – there are four different types of capitalism (oligarchic, state-guided, big-firm, and entrepreneurial), each with different ...

Strategies for Policy Reform Volume 2: Engaging in Democratic Governance

03.06.2010 | Case Studies
Strategies for Policy Reform, Volume 2 reveals how local reformers in partnership with the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) have transformed policy dialogue in their countries to create a vibrant private sector and civil society. This volume presents models of effective, innovative...

2009 Annual Report

04.01.2010 | Annual Reports
                                        Throughout 2009, CIPE worked across the globe to support reformers fighting for democracy and market economies. This report highlights our partners, their succ...

Democratic Governance and the Performance of Democracy

09.15.2010 | Articles | Larry Diamond
In this in-depth analysis written by Larry Diamond, he touches on the necessary checks and balances that are essential to monitor, constrain, expose, and punish the abuse of power within democracies. The legitimacy of democracy – as measured both directly by support for democracy as the best f...

Tashabos: An Education in Entrepreneurship

11.23.2010 | Case Studies | Xiaohang Liu
In 2004, the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) recognized the need for students in Afghanistan to learn entrepreneurial and business skills in addition to their core studies. This case study, and this separate installment of highlights specifically from the Bamiyan Province capture...

Combating Corruption: A Private Sector Approach

01.01.2011 | Articles | Kim Eric Bettcher, Borris Melnikov
The participation of the private sector in the fight against corruption is key to success. The most effective anti-corruption programs engage the private sector in institutional reforms that promote competitive markets and good governance. This toolkit introduces important concepts, explains how to ...

Combating Corruption: A Private Sector Approach

01.04.2011 | Guides & Tools
Introduction Corruption occurs in all societies, but threatens the economic and political fortunes of developing countries the most. Bribery, conflicts of interest, and illegal deals impose heavy costs on the economy while distorting development policies and undermining confidence in public institut...

2010 Annual Report

02.03.2011 | Annual Reports
                      Throughout 2010, CIPE worked across the globe to support democratic reform and developing market economies. This report highlights our partners, their successes and achievements, and the exceptional nature of their work. A...
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