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Tim Lankester, World Economics, March 2004
This article describes the main reasons why aid has not been as effective at addressing the world’s poverty problem as it could have been: lack of wi..
Aid for Trade
Faizel Ismail, World Economics, March 2007
The paper argues that increased Trade
Aid are both essential to enhance the development of many developing countries. It argues further tha..
Keith Boyfield on Dambisa Moyo: Dead Aid
Keith Boyfield, World Economics, June 2010
More Aid—Making It Work for the Poor
Peter S. Heller & Sanjeev Gupta, World Economics, December 2002
This paper highlights the economic challenges that would be associated with a successful effort by industrial countries to meet the goal of devoting ..
African Diaspora Remittances are Better than Foreign Aid Funds
Adams Bodomo, World Economics, December 2013
In this article, two sources of socio-economic development finance for Africa, African Diaspora remittance funds and Overseas Development Assistance (..
Leonardo Martinez-Diaz on Carol Lancaster, Foreign Aid: Diplomacy, Development, Domestic Politics
World Economics, December 2007
Going Beyond Averages
M.G. Quibria, World Economics, March 2013
One of the persistent, unresolved controversies of economic development is the effectiveness of development assistance – whether foreign aid contribut..
Shalendra D. Sharma on the Sachs–Easterly debate.
World Economics, March 2007
“Pity the Finance Minister”
Peter S. Heller, World Economics, December 2005
Substantial scaling up of aid flows will require development partners to address many issues, including the impact of higher aid flows on the competit..
Making Fiscal Space Happen!
Peter S. Heller, Menachem Katz, Xavier Debrun, Theo Thomas, Taline Koranchelian & Isabell Adenauer, World Economics, September 2006
Debt relief and the scaling up of aid to low-income countries should allow for increased fiscal space for expenditure programs to spur long-term growt..
World Economics, December 2006
Rethinking Development Effectiveness
M. G. Quibria, World Economics, March 2005
This article reviews some recent research on aid effectiveness. An important finding of this research is that foreign aid has been much more effectiv..
Costing a Data Revolution
Gabriel Demombynes & Justin Sandefur, World Economics, September 2015
The lack of reliable development statistics for many poor countries has led the U.N. to call for a “data revolution” (United Nations, 2013). One fairl..
The Influence of Political Distortions on Economic Performance
An interview with introduction by Brian Snowdon, World Economics, December 2004
Alberto Alesina is the Nathaniel Ropes Professor of Political Economy and Chairman of the Department of Economics at Harvard University. In this int..
How to Tackle Poverty
Diane Coyle, World Economics, September 2007
There has been an unprecedented political focus on economic development and poverty reductions since the Gleneagles Summit of 2005, yet it seems econo..
The Health and Wealth of Africa
David E. Bloom & David Canning, World Economics, June 2004
Among Africa’s problems, chronic poverty and poor health stand out. Traditional development thinking has maintained that health improvements are a c..
Prospects for Commodity Exporters
Paul Collier & Benedikt Goderis, World Economics, June 2007
Those low-income countries that export non-agricultural commodities are in the midst of a resource transfer. It is undoubtedly the biggest opportunity..
Green Stimulus, Green Recovery and Global Imbalances
Edward B. Barbier, World Economics, June 2010
This paper assesses the extent to which G20 green stimulus initiatives enacted during the 2008–9 recession have instigated a global ‘green recovery’, ..
The Enduring Elixir of Economic Growth
An interview with introduction by Brian Snowdon, World Economics, March 2006
“I think that the most important question that an economist can ask is, What is it that makes a country grow? More than anything else it is economi..
From Rags to Riches
Brendan Walsh, World Economics, December 2000
This article explores the factors behind the Irish economic renaissance of the 1990s. These include the fiscal correction of the 1980s, the availabil..
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