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Can integrated infrastructure investment plans contribute to more effective public spending?: The case of Mozambique

All countries, especially developing countries with limited financial resources, face difficult decisions in prioritizing public funds for investment projects in order to achieve strategic public goals in the face of multiple demands...

Infrastructure (Economics) Development strategy Budget
Research Brief
Aid to Mozambique: A Trade-Off Between Governance and Democracy?

In Mozambique donors have shifted focus from project aid to budget support in an effort to reform the public sector and ‘justice, legality and public order’...

Budget Democracy Economic assistance and foreign aid
Blog
From the Editor's Desk (December 2013)

10 December 2013 Tony Addison Our November-December Angle comes amid intense activity on our ReCom—Research and Communication on Foreign Aid—programme, which is drawing to a close...

Economic aspects (Agriculture) Aggregation operators Budget
Blog
The Complicated Effects of Foreign Aid on African Democracy

13 December 2013 Annett Victorero The effects of development aid are not straightforward, and often have unintended consequences...

Budget Democracy Economic assistance and foreign aid
Blog
From the Editor’s Desk (October 2013)

31 October 2013 Tony Addison October finds Angle in New York, for our event on ‘Fragility and Aid–What Works?’ at the Permanent Mission of Germany to the UN...

Agriculture Budget Economic aspects (Education)
Book
Democratic Trajectories in Africa: Unravelling the Impact of Foreign Aid

Despite impressive economic growth rates over the last decade, foreign aid still plays a significant role in Africa's political economies...

Budget Democracy Economic assistance and foreign aid
Blog
Getting into a State?

30 October 2013 Roger Williamson The UNU-WIDER meeting held last week in New York on the topic of fragility and aid argued forcefully that you cannot ‘fix’ failed states as you would a broken window...

Agriculture Budget Conflict management
Book Chapter
Two Steps Forward, One Step Back: The Limits of Foreign Aid on Malawi's Democratic Consolidation

From the book: Democratic Trajectories in Africa

Budget Democracy Economic assistance and foreign aid
Book Chapter
The Changing Dynamics of Foreign Aid and Democracy in Mozambique

From the book: Democratic Trajectories in Africa

Budget Democracy Economic assistance and foreign aid
Research Brief
Democratic Consolidation and Donor Activity in Malawi

On April 7 2012, following the death of President Mutharika, Joyce Banda was sworn in as Malawi's new president...

Budget Democracy Economic assistance and foreign aid
Blog
Lessons from Africa's Democratic Upheavals
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Danielle Resnick During the last month, three democracies in Africa witnessed incumbent presidents exit office in very different ways...

Budget Democracy Economic assistance and foreign aid
Blog
From the Editor's Desk (March 2012)

Tony Addison With the ice floes now gone from the harbour outside the UNU-WIDER building, and with the snow replaced by an icy hail, there is a glimmer of better days to come...

Agriculture Budget Economic aspects (Nationalism)
Working Paper
Two Steps Forward, One Step Back: The Limits of Foreign Aid on Malawi’s Democratic Consolidation

Since the era of one-party rule, Malawi’s relationship with the donor community has proved erratic and contentious...

Budget Democracy Economic assistance and foreign aid
Research Brief
How Aid Supplies from Donor Countries Respond to Economic Crisis

The strong interdependent relationship between the developed and developing countries made itself visible again with the recent economic downturn...

Econometric models (Finance) Budget Economic assistance and foreign aid
Working Paper
How Aid Supply Responds to Economic Crises: A Panel VAR Approach

The strong interdependence between the developed and developing worlds surfaced with the recent economic downturn. Due to the global character of the economy, the downturn affected not only the North but also the South...

Budget Economic assistance and foreign aid Econometric models (Finance)
Working Paper
The Changing Dynamics of Foreign Aid and Democracy in Mozambique

This study explores the effects of foreign aid on democracy in Mozambique during the last decade. Aid for democracy built on historic relationships forged between donors and the government during the wartime humanitarian emergency...

Budget Democracy Economic assistance and foreign aid
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