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Title:Aid allocation and fragile states PDF Logo
Authors:McGillivray, Mark
Issue Date:2006
Series/Report no.:WIDER Discussion Papers // World Institute for Development Economics (UNU-WIDER) 2006/01
Abstract:This paper summarises research on aid allocation and effectiveness, highlighting the current findings of recent research on aid allocation to fragile states. Fragile states are defined by the donor community as those with either critically poor policies or poorly performing institutions, or both. The paper examines the research findings in the broader context of research and analysis on how aid should and is being allocated across all developing countries. Various aid allocation models and their implications for aid to fragile states are considered. The paper also looks at types of instruments and their sequencing in fragile states.
Subjects:aid
fragile states
volatility
growth
poverty
MDGs
JEL:F35
E61
I31
O19
ISBN:9291907693
Document Type:Working Paper
Appears in Collections:WIDER Discussion Papers, United Nations University (UNU)

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