Development Aid: A Fresh Look

Hardcover | February 15, 2009

EditorGeorge Mavrotas

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This book addresses several gaps in knowledge of aid allocation and effectiveness and provides new analytical insights. Topics covered include the interface between aid allocation and perceptions of aid effectiveness, the year-on-year volatility of aid and evaluation of the country-level impacts of aid.

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This book addresses several gaps in knowledge of aid allocation and effectiveness and provides new analytical insights. Topics covered include the interface between aid allocation and perceptions of aid effectiveness, the year-on-year volatility of aid and evaluation of the country-level impacts of aid.

GEORGE MAVROTAS is Chief Economist of the Global Development Network. Prior to that, he worked for UNU-WIDER as a Research Fellow and Project Director and was on the economics faculties of the Universities of Oxford and Manchester. He has published extensively in development economics and development finance including the edited volum...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.81 × 5.56 × 0.86 inPublished:February 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230221696

ISBN - 13:9780230221697

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Table of Contents

Foreword--A.Shorrocks
Development Aid: Expectations, Effectiveness and Allocation--G.Mavrotas&--M.McGillivray
Decentralizing Aid with Interested Parties--G.EpsteinI.Gang
Blind Spots on the Map of Aid Allocations: Concentration and Complementarity of International NGO Aid--D.-J.Koch
On the Volatility and Unpredictability of Aid--D.FieldingG.Mavrotas
Aid Project Proliferation and Absorptive Capacity--D.Roodman
Aid Allocation and Aid Effectiveness: An Empirical Analysis--A.Isopi G.Mavrotas
Fiscal Effects of Aid in Developing Countries: A Comparative Dynamic Analysis--M.Opoku-Afari, T.Lloyd, M.McGillivrayO.Morrissey
Development Effectiveness at the Country Level--R.Picciotto
Evaluating Aid Impact--H.White