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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:   eBook : Document : 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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2009009161
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Clifford F Zinnes
ISBN: 0815703775 9780815703778
OCLC Number: 741925619
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 369 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
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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Argues that a donor's intrinsic informational limitations on the local context as well as inability to control the progress of interventions mean that lack of success is not rooting in insufficient  Read more...

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