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Journal Article
Tony Addison, George Mavrotas, Mark McGillivray - Journal of International Development, 2005

Understanding the development effects of official aid is crucial to building a better bridge between research and policy. This paper reviews the current evidence regarding the impact of aid on growth and poverty reduction, and develops a new narrative. In the light of this narrative, the paper then...

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– 50 Years of Controversy Over the Macroeconomic Impact of Development Aid
Mark McGillivray, Simon Feeny, Niels Hermes, Robert Lensink - UNU-WIDER, 2005 - Helsinki, Finland

This paper surveys 50 years of empirical research on the macroeconomic impact of aid, looking mainly at studies examining the link between aid and growth. It argues that studies dating until the late 1990s produced either contradictory or inconclusive results. Aid either worked, or it didn’t...

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– Evidence and Global Policy Agendas
Tony Addison, George Mavrotas, Mark McGillivray - UNU-WIDER, 2005 - Helsinki, Finland

Understanding the development effects of official aid is crucial to building a better bridge between research and policy. This paper reviews the current evidence regarding the impact of aid on growth and poverty reduction, and develops a new narrative. In the light of this narrative, the paper then...

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Tony Addison, George Mavrotas, Mark McGillivray - UNU-WIDER, 2005 - Helsinki, Finland

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have lofty expectations regarding the impact of official development aid. Are these expectations valid? This paper surveys the literature on aid and growth. It finds that practically all aid studies since the late 1990s conclude that aid increases economic...

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David Fielding, George Mavrotas - UNU-WIDER, 2005 - Helsinki, Finland

Issues related to the volatility of aid flows are now becoming crucial in view of their relevance to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals. The paper examines aid volatility using data for 66 aid recipients over the period 1973-2002. We improve upon earlier work in this important area...

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Tony Addison, George Mavrotas, Mark McGillivray - Journal of International Affairs, 2005

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) now provide a clear set of objectives for mobilizing the international development community, notably in the area of development finance. The recent Millennium Project report recommends that high-income countries should increase official development...

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