Aid and development. by Marian Radetzki

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Published by Institute for International Economic Studies, University of Stockholm in [Stockholm] .

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  • Africa, East.


  • Economic assistance,
  • Economic development,
  • Economic assistance, Swedish -- Africa, East

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Series[Stockholm. Universitetet. Institutet för internationell ekonomi] Seminar paper,, no. 13:I-II, Seminar paper (Stockholms universitet. Institutet för internationell ekonomi) ;, no. 13:I-II.
LC ClassificationsHC60 .R17
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LC Control Number73178061

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The first and more obvious is assistance aimed at political development--promoting democracy, rights, and s: 2. Foreign aid has had a positive impact on health and humanitarian needs. The issue is what impact it has on economic development.

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Foreign aid is about charity. International development is about technical fixes. At least that is what we, as donors, are constantly told. The result is a highly dysfunctional aid system that mistakes short-term results for long-term transformation and gets attacked across the political spectrum: those on the right claiming we spend too much, those on the left that we don’t spend enough.

A twentieth-century innovation, foreign aid has become a familiar and even expected element in international relations. But scholars and government officials continue to debate why countries provide it: some claim that it is primarily a tool of diplomacy, some argue that it is largely intended to support development in poor countries, and still others point out its myriad newer : $ 5 Anthropology and Its Evil Twin: "Development" in the Constitution of a Discipline James Ferguson 6.

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According to her, ODA is a mechanism through which leaders of Western nations.negative effect of aid on most development outcomes, with at least some attempt to identify the causal effect of aid and the counterfactual alternative. Compared to the expectations for aid, the ambitious claims and propaganda campaign of its proponents, it is understandable that Moyo is a bit one-sided in stressing the negatives.

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