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dc.contributor.authorDreher, Axelen_US
dc.contributor.authorMölders, Florianen_US
dc.contributor.authorNunnenkamp, Peteren_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-12-11T15:11:19Z-
dc.date.available2009-12-11T15:11:19Z-
dc.date.issued2007en_US
dc.identifier.pidoi:10.3929/ethz-a-005503059-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/28862-
dc.description.abstractThis paper analyzes whether and to what extent non-governmental organizations (NGOs)outperform official donors by allocating aid in a way that renders effective poverty alleviationmore likely. We employ Probit and Tobit models and make use of an exceptionally detaileddatabase that allows an assessment of the allocation of Swedish NGO aid in comparison to theallocation of Swedish official aid. Our results show that NGOs are more selective whendeciding about which countries to enter at all. Moreover, in contrast to NGO aid, there issome evidence that political and commercial motives matter for the selection of ODArecipients. However, the Swedish case also supports the skeptical view according to whichNGOs are unlikely to outperform official donors by providing better targeted aid when itcomes to the allocation across recipients having passed the eligibility test.-
dc.format.extent37 S.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|cZürich |aKOFen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aKOF working papers // Konjunkturforschungsstelle, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich |x180en_US
dc.subject.jelF35-
dc.subject.jelO11-
dc.subject.jelO19-
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.stwEntwicklungshilfeen_US
dc.subject.stwSchwedischen_US
dc.subject.stwEntwicklungsorganisationen_US
dc.subject.stwPrivate Entwicklungshilfeen_US
dc.subject.stwArmutspolitiken_US
dc.subject.stwWirtschaftspolitische Wirkungsanalyseen_US
dc.subject.stwVergleichen_US
dc.subject.stwSchwedenen_US
dc.subject.stwEntwicklungsländeren_US
dc.titleAre NGOs the better donors? A case study of aid allocation for Swedenen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn582966442en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-

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