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UNU-WIDER It Works; It Doesn't; It Can, But That Depends?: 50 Years of Controversy over the Macroeconomic Impact of Development Aid

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It Works; It Doesn't; It Can, But That Depends?: 50 Years of Controversy over the Macroeconomic Impact of Development Aid

Publisher:
UNU-WIDER
Series:
WIDER Research Paper
Volume:
2005/54
Title:
It Works; It Doesn't; It Can, But That Depends?: 50 Years of Controversy over the Macroeconomic Impact of Development Aid
Authors:
Mark McGillivray, Simon Feeny, Niels Hermes and Robert Lensink
Publication date:
2005
ISSN Web:
1810-2611
ISBN Web:
9291907391
ISBN 13 Web:
9789291907397
Copyright holder:
© UNU-WIDER
Copyright year:
2005
Keywords:
aid, savings, investment, growth, econometrics, policy
JEL:
F35, C23, O11, O47, E21, E22
Project:
Development Aid: A Fresh Look
Sponsor:
The governments of Denmark (Royal Ministry of Foreign Affairs), Finland (Ministry for Foreign Affairs), Norway (Royal Ministry of Foreign Affairs), Sweden (Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency-Sida) and the United Kingdom (Department for International Development)
Format:
online

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