Research Papers

Dependency and Development: Role of Foreign Aid in Afghanistan's Socio-Economic Development

 Sunday, November 01, 2020
This study investigates the role of foreign aid in the socio-economic development of Afghanistan via a mix method. The quantitative analysis will highlight some of the indicators of economic and social development as dependent variables, and they will be evaluated in light of modernization and dependence theories through using secondary data.

Impact of non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) to reduce COVID-19 mortality and healthcare demand

 Wednesday, April 01, 2020
"General Assembly to Fight Coronavirus Crisis in Herat" which is recently established by Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) with more than 30 members held an online launching ceremony of the paper "Impact of Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions to Reduce COVID-19 Mortality". This article was written by Imperial College COVID-19 Response Team and translated into Farsi/Dari by AISS.

Sexual Attitudes and Behaviors of Youth in Afghanistan

 Friday, June 01, 2018
The AISS released its latest research paper, entitled “Transition to Adulthood:  Sexual Attitudes and Behaviors of Youth in Afghanistan” The purpose of this paper sheds lights on thesexual transition and its types, Sexual health, sexual education.