Swinnen, Johan F. M. Vandemoortele, Thijs Squicciarini, Mara
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LICOS Discussion Paper 272
We develop a model of policy communication by aid agencies, NGOs and intergovernmental organizations and we show how the need for fundraising affects the policy communication strategy of these organizations. To attract more funds, organizations may bias their communication. The bias depends on the ex ante beliefs of donors and on mass media reporting.
political economy bias NGOs intergovernmental organizations fundraising