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Foreign aid for development : issues, challenges, and the new agenda

Author: George Mavrotas; World Institute for Development Economics Research.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Series: Studies in development economics.
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"The findings of this book will be of considerable interest to professionals and policymakers engaged in policy reforms in foreign aid, and will provide an essential one-stop reference for students of development studies, international finance, and economics."--Jacket.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Mavrotas; World Institute for Development Economics Research.
ISBN: 9780199580934 0199580936
OCLC Number: 461268456
Description: xxvi, 366 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Aid, growth, and development / Finn Tarp --
Towards the enhanced effectiveness of foreign aid / Gustav Ranis --
Reconstructing the aid effectiveness debate / Machiko Nissanke --
The implications of horizontal inequality for aid / Graham Brown, Frances Stewart, Arnim Langer --
Conflict prevention as a policy objective of development aid / Sakiko Fukuda-Parr --
Aid to fragile states : do donors help or hinder? / Stephen Browne --
Foreign aid and economic development in post-war Lebanon / Ghassan Dibeh --
Can new aid modalities handle politics? / Arjan de Haan, Max Everest-Phillips --
Monitoring and evaluation reform under changing aid modalities / Nathalie Holvoet, Robrecht Renard --
Practical and theoretical implications of the joint evaluation of general budget support / Michael Hubbard --
New aid modalities and reporting support for child rights : lessons from assessing aid for basic social services / Eva Jespersen, Julia Benn --
'Big push' versus absorptive capacity : how to reconcile the two approaches / Patrick Guillaumont, Sylviane Guillaumont Jeanneney --
Aid and rent-driven growth : Mauritania, Kenya, and Mozambique compared / Richard M. Auty.
Series Title: Studies in development economics.
Responsibility: edited by George Mavrotas, a study prepared for the World Institute for Development Economics Research of the United Nations University (UNU-WIDER).
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