Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/50418
Authors: 
Dreher, Axel
Sturm, Jan-Egbert
Vreeland, James Raymond
Year of Publication: 
2007
Series/Report no.: 
KOF working papers // Konjunkturforschungsstelle, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich 171
Abstract: 
We investigate whether temporary members of the UN Security Council receive favorable treatment from the World Bank, using panel data for 157 countries over the period 1970-2004. Our results indicate a robust positive relationship between temporary UN Security Council membership and the number of World Bank projects a country receives, even after accounting for economic and political factors, as well as regional and country effects. The size of World Bank loans, however, is not affected by UN Security Council membership.
Subjects: 
World Bank
UN Security Council
Voting
Aid
JEL: 
O19
O11
F35
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Document Type: 
Working Paper

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