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Towards the Abyss? The Political Economy of Emergency in Haiti examines how the sanctions placed on Haiti during the period 1991-1994 has affected its economy and the challenges it faces for the future. It uses economic and political analyses to explain factors contributing to humanitarian emergencies and to develop early-warning and preventive strategies. Researchers and policy makers, among others, will find this publication invaluable. The publication is part of the Research for Action series which discusses policy-oriented research on the main strategic issues of development and international cooperation, as well as on the interaction between domestic and global changes.