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The samaritan's dilemma : the political economy of development aid

Author: Clark C Gibson
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprintedView all editions and formats
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The authors argue that much of foreign aid's failure is related to the institutions that structure its delivery. They explore the workings of Sida and find that Sida's institutions lead to perverse  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Clark C Gibson
ISBN: 9780199278855 0199278857 0199278849 9780199278848 9780199728855 0199728852
OCLC Number: 611277542
Description: 264 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 24 cm
Contents: INTRODUCTION ; 1. What's wrong with development aid? ; THEORETICAL FOUNDATIONS ; 2. Laying the theoretical foundations for the study of development aid ; 3. Better development through better policy? Development aid's challenges at the collective-choice level ; 4. Sorting out the tangle: Incentives across action situations ; 5. A formal analysis of incentives in strategic interactions involving an international development cooperation agency ; 6. All aid is not the same: The incentives of different types of aid ; CASE STUDIES ; 7. Applying the IAD framework: The incentives inside a development agency ; 8. Incentives for contractors in aid-supported activities ; 9. Sida aid in electricity and natural resource projects in India ; 10. Sida aid in electricity and natural resource projects in Zambia ; CONCLUSION ; 11. What have we learned about aid?
Responsibility: Clark C. Gibson [und weitere].
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As an increasing portion of the development community now recognizes, sending oodles of money to poor countries does not make them rich and may even make them poorer. This important book explains Read more...

 
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