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Tournament approaches to policy reform : making development assistance more effective

Author: Clifford F Zinnes
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Assesses a new 'tournament' approach promising improvement on the performance of conventional foreign aid methods, where beneficiary groups compete to achieve the best implementation of a particular project. Evaluates performances, sustainability, time frames, and costs of recent applications. Discusses opportunities for improving and scaling up the application of tournament-based projects"--Provided by publisher.
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Zinnes, Clifford F.
Tournament approaches to policy reform.
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2009
(OCoLC)621747241
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Clifford F Zinnes
ISBN: 9780815797197 0815797192
OCLC Number: 156811145
Description: xxii, 369 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The PIJC approach --
Review of certification experience --
Review of tournament experience --
Review of other relevant experience --
Synthesis and analysis --
Conclusions and scope for future applications --
Appendixes --
A. Inventory of projects --
B. Technical exhibits for the detailed case study assessments --
C. Anatomy of a PIJC application --
D. Mathematical treatment of PIJC leveraging of sponsor funds.
Responsibility: Clifford F. Zinnes.

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While much foreign aid achieves commendable goals, some is ineffective. In this volume, Clifford Zinnes argues that a donor's intrinsic informational limitations on the local context as well as  Read more...

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