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Author Yontcheva, Boriana, author

Title Does Foreign Aid Reduce Poverty? Empirical Evidence from Nongovernmental and Bilateral Aid
Published Washington : International Monetary Fund, May 2005
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Description 1 online resource (22 pages)
Summary Annotation This paper assesses the effectiveness of foreign aid in reducing poverty through its impact on human development indicators. We use a dataset of both bilateral aid and NGO aid flows. Our results show that NGO aid reduces infant mortality and does so more effectively than official bilateral aid. the impact on illiteracy is less significant. We also test whether foreign aid reduces government efforts in achieving developmental goals and find mixed evidence of a substitution effect
Form Electronic book
Author Masud, Nadia, author
ISBN 1451906552 (E-Book)