Working Paper
Imminent Prospects for Additional Finance

What Might Be Done Now or Soon and Under What Conditions

Some of the ways that have recently been discussed for increasing significantly the own resources of developing countries, or the amount or usefulness of the overseas aid that they receive, are potentially promising politically. This is because the obstacles that they face are those of inertia or prejudice or lack of appropriate institutional channels rather than any serious countervailing interest. Several of the most important candidates, and the institutional developments that might facilitate them, are explored.