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What Does the Evidence Tell Us about ‘Thinking and Working Politically’ in Development Assistance?

Part of Journal Special Issue Aid Impact and Effectiveness

Aid effectiveness Donors evidence
Journal Article
Do Countries Use Foreign Aid to Buy Geopolitical Influence?: Evidence from Donor Campaigns for Temporary UN Security Council Seats

Part of Journal Special Issue Aid Impact and Effectiveness

funding Foreign aid Aid effectiveness
Journal Article
Too Many Cooks in the Kitchen?: The Division of Financing in World Bank Projects and Project Performance

Part of Journal Special Issue Aid Impact and Effectiveness

Aid effectiveness Foreign aid funding
Journal Article
Bypassing Government: Aid Effectiveness and Malawi’s Local Development Fund

Part of Journal Special Issue Aid Impact and Effectiveness

Aid effectiveness Institutions Aid policy
Journal Article
Aid Targeting to Fragile and Conflict-Affected States and Implications for Aid Effectiveness

Part of Journal Special Issue Aid Impact and Effectiveness

Aid effectiveness Foreign aid Fragile states
Journal Special Issue
Aid Impact and Effectiveness Aid effectiveness aid and growth Development aid
Blog
The vital role of aid in development

The UNU-WIDER research programme on foreign aid ( ReCom ) began in 2010, in a period of strong aid scepticism. Dambisa Moyo’s well-known book, Dead Aid (2009), is just one example...

Aid effectiveness Aid policy Conflict management
Working Paper
Institutional bypass and aid effectiveness in Africa

Many practical and action-oriented international roadmaps to improve the quality of aid and its delivery and impact on development—including the Paris Declaration, Accra Agenda for Action, and Busan Partnership—emphasize a more active inv...

Aid effectiveness Institutions Aid policy
Working Paper
What does the evidence tell us about ‘thinking and working politically’ in development assistance?

This paper critically reviews evidence on ‘thinking and working politically’ in development...

Aid effectiveness Donors evidence
Working Paper
Aid targeting to fragile and conflict-affected states and implications for aid effectiveness

While significant amounts of foreign aid have been allocated to the group of so-called fragile and conflict-affected states in recent years, it is not clear whether that aid is targeted to where it is most needed...

Aid effectiveness Foreign aid Fragile states
Working Paper
Too many cooks in the kitchen?: The division of financing in World Bank projects and project performance

The total funding envelope for World Bank projects is often divided among various state and non-state actors, each of which can have competing ideas about or interests in the project...

Aid effectiveness Foreign aid funding
Working Paper
Do countries use foreign aid to buy geopolitical influence?: Evidence from donor campaigns for temporary UN Security Council seats

In recent years, donor countries have increasingly used different aid allocation channels to boost aid effectiveness...

funding Foreign aid Aid effectiveness
Policy Brief
Aid is not dead: The latest evidence on the effectiveness of ODA Foreign aid Macroeconomics Tax revenue
Working Paper
Putting Paris into practice: Foreign aid, national ownership, and donor alignment in Mali and Ghana

This paper examines the application of the first two principles of the 2005 Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness, namely ownership and alignment, to the cases of Mali and Ghana...

Aid effectiveness Paris decleration ownership
Presentation
Is Development cooperation still relevant in Africa? Lessons from UNU-WIDER research on aid effectiveness

A presentation by Finn Tarp , Director of UNU-WIDER at the 'Annual Meeting of Finnish Heads of Mission: Interdependence will come to the fore in global political changes'. For more information see here . Presentation slides here...

22 August 2014
Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Merikasarmi, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Presentation
Does development aid work?

Presentation to the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Finnish Parliament on Aid Effectiveness. See slides here.

5 May 2014
Parliament house, Mannerheimintie 30, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
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