Seth Kaplan is a professorial lecturer in the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University.
Kaplan is the author of Fixing Fragile States: A New Paradigm for Development and a forthcoming book on poverty and state governance. He founded and edits the Fragile States Resource Center website.
Kaplan has worked for several multinationals and founded four companies.
- What the World Bank Does Not Understand About "Doing Business" (Commentary)
- Social Covenants Must Precede Social Contracts (Commentary)
- Forecasting the Future of Countries (Innovations)
- How Academia Has Failed the Development Field (Commentary)
- Do Language Policies Contribute to Poverty and Underdevelopment? (Commentary)
- City Development States: Why Lagos Works Better than Nigeria (Innovations)
- Why a Focus on Inequality in Fragile States Is Wrong (Commentary)
- Do World Bank Country Classifications Hurt the Poor? (Innovations)
- What's Wrong with Diplomacy in Damascus (Commentary)
- Discard the Top-down Strategy in Somalia (Commentary)
- The Democratic Republic of Congo: Rethinking State Building (Policy Library)
- Fixing Fragile States (Audio)
- Saving the Congo (Innovations)
- Genuine Power Sharing (Commentary)
- A West African Union (Innovations)
Last Updated: Jul 25, 2012