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

Author: George Mavrotas
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Series: Studies in development economics.
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An edited collection on foreign aid that addresses important aid questions, and reviews the shifting aid landscape in light of the recent global financial crisis. The volume reviews the progress achieved so far, identifies the challenges ahead, and discusses the emerging policy agenda in foreign aid.
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Additional Physical Format: Print version
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George Mavrotas
ISBN: 9780199580934 0199580936
OCLC Number: 638329166
Description: 1 online resource (xxvi, 366 pages) : illustrations.
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.
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